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Delano, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Delano had a population of 6,034 as of July 1, 2017. Delano ranks in the upper 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 Delano is located at latitude 45.0378 and longitude -93.7918 in Wright County. The formal boundaries for the City of Delano (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wright County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 922 feet.

The City of Delano (GNIS ID: 2394495) 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 Delano 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 Delano: City of Delano, Crow River.

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


Total Population 6,034
Daytime Population: Workers 3,139
Daytime Population: Residents 2,817
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,956
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 5,979
Population in Familes 5,151
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 1,492
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $80,998
Average Household Income $96,593
Per Capita Income $35,080


Total Housing Units 2,262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,652 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 491 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $266,056
Average Home Value $297,142


Total Households 2,144
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 1,556
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 1.38% 1.41%
Households 1.25% 1.29%
Families 1.3% 1.28%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Delano, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delano 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 # 131 86th
Population Density # 139 85th
Diversity Index # 560 38th
Median Household Income # 80 91st
Per Capita Income # 156 83rd

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