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Hibbing, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Hibbing had a population of 16,357 as of July 1, 2017. Hibbing 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 Hibbing is located at latitude 47.3977 and longitude -92.9468 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hibbing (see map below) encompass a land area of 181.83 sq. miles and a water area of 4.6 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,493 feet.

The City of Hibbing (GNIS ID: 2394369) 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 Hibbing population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hibbing: City of Hibbing, Hibbins.

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


Total Population 16,357
Daytime Population: Workers 8,774
Daytime Population: Residents 9,237
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,011
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 16,090
Population in Familes 11,968
Population in Group Qrtrs 267
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $42,425
Average Household Income $57,078
Per Capita Income $26,022


Total Housing Units 8,350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,068 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,291 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 991 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $95,002
Average Home Value $120,801


Total Households 7,359
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 4,245
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 0.0% 0.15%
Households -0.1% 0.08%
Families -0.26% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Hibbing, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hibbing 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 # 67 93rd
Population Density # 812 10th
Diversity Index # 515 43rd
Median Household Income # 783 14th
Per Capita Income # 642 29th

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