Ghent is located in southwest Minnesota. Ghent is part of Lyon County. Ghent has 0.34 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Ghent population is 317, which has grown 0.63% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Ghent median household income is $56,346 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 30.66% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 29.12% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Ghent median house value is $108,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 78.13% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 51.31% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Ghent is better than the state average in quality. The Ghent area code is 507.