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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, 2018.

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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 1,197
Population in Households 1,132
Population in Familes 831
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density2 890
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $44,232
Average Household Income $53,642
Per Capita Income $23,607


Total Housing Units 605 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 347 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 182 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $120,290
Average Home Value $141,020


Total Households 529
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 297
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.02% 0.15%
Households -0.09% 0.08%
Families 0.42% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

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, 2018 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 # 335 63rd
Population Density # 329 64th
Diversity Index # 303 67th
Median Household Income # 766 15th
Per Capita Income # 813 10th

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