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Montrose, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Montrose had a population of 3,123 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Montrose is located at latitude 45.0669 and longitude -93.9176 in Wright County. The formal boundaries for the City of Montrose (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wright County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 994 feet.

The City of Montrose (GNIS ID: 2395389) 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 Montrose 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 Montrose: City of Montrose.

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


Total Population 3,123
Daytime Population: Workers 290
Daytime Population: Residents 1,549
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,839
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 3,120
Population in Familes 2,646
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 976
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $68,377
Average Household Income $80,988
Per Capita Income $28,903


Total Housing Units 1,209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 964 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $177,273
Average Home Value $214,189


Total Households 1,139
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 826
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 1.28% 1.56%
Households 1.22% 1.55%
Families 1.64% 1.55%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Montrose, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montrose 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 # 202 78th
Population Density # 296 67th
Diversity Index # 380 58th
Median Household Income # 164 82nd
Per Capita Income # 422 53rd

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