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The Leota Census Designated Place had a population of 187 as of July 1, 2017. Leota ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Leota is located at latitude 43.8264 and longitude -96.0242 in Nobles County. The formal boundaries for the Leota Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nobles County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,722 feet.

The Leota Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393098) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Leota Census Designated Place is located within Township of Leota, a minor civil division (MCD) of Nobles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leota population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Leota, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 187
Daytime Population: Workers 68
Daytime Population: Residents 69
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 137
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 187
Population in Familes 161
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 137
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $55,018
Average Household Income $67,233
Per Capita Income $27,780


Total Housing Units 115 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $113,333
Average Home Value $146,875


Total Households 90
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.52% -0.87%
Households -1.44% -0.91%
Families 0.43% -0.94%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   3.5%

Leota, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leota to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 708 22nd
Population Density # 761 16th
Diversity Index # 278 70th
Median Household Income # 447 51st
Per Capita Income # 501 45th

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