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People

Total Population 269
Male Share of the Population 56.1%
Female Share of the Population 43.9%
Senior Citizens 7.1%
Employed Population 16+ 142
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 33.9%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $147,321
% Above Poverty Level 91.4%
% Below Poverty Level 8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 13.7%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $61,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.6%
US/American 0%
English 0.4%
Irish 0.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Alpha Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 91 miles E of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 56111
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.638
Longitude -94.87

Alpha Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ESTHERVILLE 2 N
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
Station WINDOM
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station MILFORD 4 NW
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ceylon 322 $46,000
Dunnell 173 $58,438
Jackson 3,268 $50,469

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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