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Dakota, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Dakota had a population of 304 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Dakota is located at latitude 43.9159 and longitude -91.3598 in Winona County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dakota (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.33 sq. miles. Winona County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 682 feet.

The City of Dakota (GNIS ID: 2393705) 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 Dakota: City of Dakota.

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


Total Population 304
Population in Households 298
Population in Familes 256
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 469
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $61,341
Average Household Income $86,894
Per Capita Income $33,122


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $246,429
Average Home Value $287,832


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 93
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 -0.73% -0.46%
Households -0.82% -0.47%
Families 0.26% -0.43%
Median Household Income   4.1%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Dakota, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dakota 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 # 618 32nd
Population Density # 516 43rd
Diversity Index # 349 62nd
Median Household Income # 325 64th
Per Capita Income # 249 73rd

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