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Gaylord, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Gaylord had a population of 2,412 as of July 1, 2019. 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 44.553 and longitude -94.2205 in Sibley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gaylord 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gaylord: City of Gaylord.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Gaylord, MN Housing Affordability Index is 167
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

Gaylord, MN Wealth Index is 50
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 2,412
Population in Households 2,360
Population in Familes 1,881
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density 1,419
Diversity Index1 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $61,430
Per Capita Income $24,801
Wealth Index3 50

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,047 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 639 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 336 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $138,556
Housing Affordability Index2 167
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 975
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 619
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.49% 0.32%
Households 0.52% 0.31%
Families 0.52% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Gaylord, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gaylord 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 # 242 73rd
Population Density # 159 83rd
Diversity Index # 31 97th
Median Household Income # 722 20th
Per Capita Income # 777 14th

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