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Elrosa, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Elrosa had a population of 217 as of July 1, 2017. Elrosa ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Elrosa is located at latitude 45.5629 and longitude -94.9469 in Stearns County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elrosa (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stearns County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,312 feet.

The City of Elrosa (GNIS ID: 2394677) 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 Elrosa 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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Elrosa, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 217
Daytime Population: Workers 125
Daytime Population: Residents 106
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 231
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 216
Population in Familes 192
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,296
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $52,517
Average Household Income $77,185
Per Capita Income $26,846


Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (81.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $192,308
Average Home Value $267,105


Total Households 87
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 67
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 0.39% 0.55%
Households 0.32% 0.46%
Families 1.08% 0.59%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   3.89%

Elrosa, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elrosa 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 # 676 26th
Population Density # 179 80th
Diversity Index # 692 23rd
Median Household Income # 528 42nd
Per Capita Income # 564 38th

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