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Cook, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Cook had a population of 605 as of July 1, 2018. Cook 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 Cook is located at latitude 47.841 and longitude -92.6881 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cook (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,306 feet.

The City of Cook (GNIS ID: 2393625) 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 Cook: City of Cook.

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Cook, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 605
Population in Households 592
Population in Familes 439
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 228
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $48,523
Average Household Income $58,564
Per Capita Income $26,614


Total Housing Units 318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $125,735
Average Home Value $155,381


Total Households 279
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 162
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.45% 0.52%
Households 0.35% 0.43%
Families 2.14% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Cook, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cook to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 472 48th
Population Density # 681 25th
Diversity Index # 398 56th
Median Household Income # 661 27th
Per Capita Income # 662 27th

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