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Vesta, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Vesta had a population of 317 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Vesta is located at latitude 44.5065 and longitude -95.414 in Redwood County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vesta (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Redwood County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,056 feet.

The City of Vesta (GNIS ID: 2397132) 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 Vesta: City of Vesta.

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Vesta, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 317
Population in Households 317
Population in Familes 278
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 782
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $49,027
Average Household Income $67,826
Per Capita Income $24,911


Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 105 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $106,944
Average Home Value $164,048


Total Households 123
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 90
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 -0.08% -0.64%
Households -0.1% -0.83%
Families 0.99% -0.68%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Vesta, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vesta 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 # 609 33rd
Population Density # 371 59th
Diversity Index # 413 55th
Median Household Income # 650 28th
Per Capita Income # 760 16th

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