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Dennison, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Dennison had a population of 215 as of July 1, 2019. Dennison ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dennison is located at latitude 44.4069 and longitude -93.0394 in Goodhue County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dennison encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Goodhue County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 971 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Dennison are located in Goodhue County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Rice County.

The City of Dennison (GNIS ID: 2394516) 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 Dennison: City of Dennison.

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Dennison, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Dennison, MN Housing Affordability Index is 196
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

Dennison, MN Wealth Index is 167
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 215 (100%)
Population in Households 215 (100.0%)
Population in Families 185 (86.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 171
Diversity Index2 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $100,000
Average Household Income $113,958
Per Capita Income $43,198
Wealth Index4 167

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 81 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (87.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $286,842
Housing Affordability Index3 196
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 59
Average Family Size 3
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 0.15% 0.19%
Households 0.14% 0.26%
Families 1.17% 0.34%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Dennison, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dennison 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 # 678 25th
Population Density # 726 20th
Diversity Index # 439 52nd
Median Household Income # 49 95th
Per Capita Income # 67 93rd

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