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Clarkfield, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Clarkfield had a population of 865 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Clarkfield is located at latitude 44.7905 and longitude -95.8086 in Yellow Medicine County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clarkfield encompass a land area of 1.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yellow Medicine County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,089 feet.

The City of Clarkfield (GNIS ID: 2393538) 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 Clarkfield: City of Clarkfield.

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Clarkfield, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Clarkfield, MN Housing Affordability Index is 328
State of Minnesota Housing Affordability Index is 135
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Clarkfield, MN Wealth Index is 51
State of Minnesota Wealth Index is 112
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 865 (100%)
Population in Households 819 (94.7%)
Population in Families 603 (69.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 46 ( 5.3%)
Population Density 804
Diversity Index2 22
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,879
Average Household Income $57,294
Per Capita Income $24,810
Wealth Index4 51

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 274 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $70,631
Housing Affordability Index3 328
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 373
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 207
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.16% -0.16%
Households 0.18% -0.16%
Families 0.16% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Clarkfield, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clarkfield to the other 903 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 385 57th
Population Density # 366 59th
Diversity Index # 268 71st
Median Household Income # 757 16th
Per Capita Income # 776 14th

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