Ghent Lyon County, Minnesota

Ghent: City in Lyon County, Minnesota, United States

About

Ghent is a city located in the county of Lyon in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 370 and a population density of 429 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 361 inhabitants.

Ghent Quick Facts

Population : 361 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Lyon County
Postal code : 56239
Phone Area Codes : 507
Area : 0.86 km2
Altitude : 1,171 feet / 357 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 14:18:42 (19th May 2022)
Density : 419 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.49% (2010-2020)
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Location of Ghent on Minnesota map.
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Lyon County Minnesota Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Ghent Highlighted
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Geography

Ghent is located at 44°30'46"N 95°53'28"W (44.5127400, -95.8911400).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Ghent decreased by 2.49% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 370 - census
2011 377 1.86% estimation process
2012 372 -1.34% estimation process
2013 370 -0.54% estimation process
2014 372 0.54% estimation process
2015 372 0% estimation process
2016 374 0.53% estimation process
2017 371 -0.81% estimation process
2018 369 -0.54% estimation process
2019 366 -0.82% estimation process
2020 361 -1.39% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,207
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,540
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,152
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,531
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.5%
People over 65 (%) : 20.0%
Female persons, % : 50.8%
White only, percent : 97.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 95.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 535
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.7%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 4,298

Ghent zip code is 56239. County name: Lyon, County fips: 27083

City of Ghent, Ghent

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 4,298
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $104,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,039
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $361
2015-2019 median gross rent : $520
2015-2019 Households : 3,809
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.41
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 0.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,595
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,282
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 60,985
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,415
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $51,861
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,610
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 167
2019 total employment : 1,299
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 59,515
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 10.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 524
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 738
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 427
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 192
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 713
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 50
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 665
2010 population per square mile : 37.8
2010 land area in square miles : 252.47
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $87,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,053
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $469
2015-2019 median gross rent : $791
2015-2019 Households : 11,428
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 53,515
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 68,517
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 105,988
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 505,395
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,172
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $48,019
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,221
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,443
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,188
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 885
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 231
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,116
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 213
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,119
2010 population per square mile : 1,284.5
2010 land area in square miles : 23.36
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $106,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $993
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $536
2015-2019 median gross rent : $736
2015-2019 Households : 3,477
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 22,025
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 83,571
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 343,653
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 265,100
2012 total retail sales per capita : $29,280
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,907
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,775
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 687
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 297
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 338
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 56
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 585
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 122
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 496
2010 population per square mile : 1,407.3
2010 land area in square miles : 6.45

Schools in Ghent

College & universities near Ghent, MN

Code Name City ZIP
175078 Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall (MN) 56258-5468

Post offices near Ghent

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ghen Post Office Ghent (MN) 56239

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Ghent , New York town in New York state with a population of 5,083 people.
  • Ghent , Kentucky town in Carroll County, Kentucky, United States with a population of 307 people.

Other cities in Lyon County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lyon County , MN.

City Name Population Title
Tracy 2,055 City in Minnesota
Minneota 1,339 City in Minnesota, United States
Cottonwood 1,223 City in Lyon County, Minnesota, United States
Balaton 616 City in US, Minnesota
Lynd 418 City in Lyon County, Minnesota, United States
Dudley 410 Human settlement in Lyon County, Minnesota, United States of America
Green Valley 403 Unincorporated community in Minnesota, United States
Marshall 370 City in Lyon County, Minnesota, United States
Russell 343 City in the U.
Amiret 239 Township in Lyon County, Minnesota
Taunton 130 City in Lyon County, Minnesota, United States
Garvin 129 Human settlement in Lyon County, Minnesota, United States of America
Florence 35 City in Minnesota, United States