Canby, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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Canby, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Canby had a population of 1,709 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Canby is located at latitude 44.7146 and longitude -96.2694 in Yellow Medicine County. The formal boundaries for the City of Canby (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Yellow Medicine County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,237 feet.

The City of Canby (GNIS ID: 2393728) 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 Canby: City of Canby.

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


Total Population 1,709
Population in Households 1,592
Population in Familes 1,160
Population in Group Qrtrs 117
Population Density2 779
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $46,208
Average Household Income $59,285
Per Capita Income $26,694


Total Housing Units 892 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 532 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 217 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $88,579
Average Home Value $115,508


Total Households 749
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 411
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 -0.59% -0.46%
Households -0.67% -0.57%
Families -0.85% -0.69%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Canby, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canby 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 # 284 69th
Population Density # 374 59th
Diversity Index # 660 27th
Median Household Income # 722 20th
Per Capita Income # 655 28th

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