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The City of Walnut Grove had a population of 903 as of July 1, 2021. Walnut Grove ranks in the upper 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 Walnut Grove is located at latitude 44.223 and longitude -95.4695 in Redwood County. The formal boundaries for the City of Walnut Grove encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Redwood County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,214 feet.

The City of Walnut Grove 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 Walnut Grove: City of Walnut Grove.

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Walnut Grove, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 903 (100%)
Population in Households 903 (100.0%)
Population in Families 781 (86.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 828
Diversity Index2 44
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,213
Average Household Income $73,675
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $25,091
Wealth Index5 74
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 249 (67.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $150,500
Average Home Value $183,735
Housing Affordability Index3 224
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 311
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 220
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.32% -0.42%
Households -0.06% -0.59%
Families 0.41% -0.64%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.16%

Walnut Grove, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walnut Grove to the other 903 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 380 58th
Population Density # 354 61st
Median Household Income # 553 39th
Housing Affordability Index # 698 77th
Per Capita Income # 808 11th
Diversity Index # 99 89th

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