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New York Mills, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of New York Mills had a population of 1,197 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for New York Mills is located at latitude 46.5215 and longitude -95.3738 in Otter Tail County. The formal boundaries for the City of New York Mills (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Otter Tail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,414 feet.

The City of New York Mills (GNIS ID: 2395221) 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 New York Mills 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 New York Mills: City of New York Mills.

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New York Mills, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,197
Daytime Population: Workers 842
Daytime Population: Residents 596
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,438
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 1,131
Population in Familes 838
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 890
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $43,961
Average Household Income $53,995
Per Capita Income $23,877


Total Housing Units 603 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 323 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 208 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $117,647
Average Home Value $139,043


Total Households 531
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 301
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 -0.02% 0.02%
Households -0.05% -0.04%
Families 0.66% -0.13%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

New York Mills, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New York Mills 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 # 336 63rd
Population Density # 329 64th
Diversity Index # 353 61st
Median Household Income # 744 18th
Per Capita Income # 775 14th

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