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Walnut Grove, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Walnut Grove had a population of 888 as of July 1, 2019. 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 1,217 feet.

The City of Walnut Grove (GNIS ID: 2397182) 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Walnut Grove, MN Housing Affordability Index is 266
State of Minnesota Housing Affordability Index is 135
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Walnut Grove, MN Wealth Index is 98
State of Minnesota Wealth Index is 112
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 888 (100%)
Population in Households 888 (100.0%)
Population in Families 770 (86.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 814
Diversity Index2 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,371
Average Household Income $73,926
Per Capita Income $25,437
Wealth Index4 98

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 371 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 236 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $99,180
Housing Affordability Index3 266
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 308
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 218
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 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.
  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 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

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.21% -0.43%
Households -0.17% -0.52%
Families 0.41% -0.56%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

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, 2019 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 # 381 58th
Population Density # 359 60th
Diversity Index # 106 88th
Median Household Income # 643 29th
Per Capita Income # 753 17th

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