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Gaylord, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Gaylord had a population of 2,355 as of July 1, 2017. Gaylord ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Gaylord is located at latitude 44.5555 and longitude -94.2123 in Sibley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gaylord (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sibley County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The City of Gaylord (GNIS ID: 2394868) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gaylord population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Gaylord, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,355
Daytime Population: Workers 2,479
Daytime Population: Residents 1,276
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,755
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.59
Population in Households 2,303
Population in Familes 1,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density2 1,382
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $42,479
Average Household Income $56,326
Per Capita Income $23,187


Total Housing Units 1,026 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 662 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 292 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $115,769
Average Home Value $129,607


Total Households 954
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 608
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.3% 0.23%
Households 0.37% 0.27%
Families 0.42% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Gaylord, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gaylord to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 242 73rd
Population Density # 163 82nd
Diversity Index # 36 96th
Median Household Income # 780 14th
Per Capita Income # 808 11th

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