About This Place
Ghent is a city in Lyon County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 370 at the 2010 census. It was named after the Flemish city of Gent.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 315 people, 128 households, and 89 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,173.0 people per square mile (450.5/km²). There were 131 housing units at an average density of 487.8 per square mile (187.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.46% White, 1.90% Native American, 0.32% Asian, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.