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Chatfield, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Chatfield had a population of 2,888 as of July 1, 2017. Chatfield ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chatfield is located at latitude 43.8444 and longitude -92.1826 in Fillmore County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chatfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fillmore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Chatfield are located in Fillmore County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Olmsted County.

The City of Chatfield (GNIS ID: 2393810) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chatfield: City of Chatfield.

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


Total Population 2,888
Daytime Population: Workers 1,246
Daytime Population: Residents 1,383
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,629
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 2,819
Population in Familes 2,357
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density2 1,100
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $58,156
Average Household Income $70,120
Per Capita Income $27,609


Total Housing Units 1,221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 866 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 269 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $169,055
Average Home Value $211,909


Total Households 1,135
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 784
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.53% 0.64%
Households 0.53% 0.64%
Families 0.78% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Chatfield, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chatfield 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 # 215 76th
Population Density # 240 74th
Diversity Index # 721 20th
Median Household Income # 350 61st
Per Capita Income # 515 43rd

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