Amboy, Minnesota

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Amboy, Minnesota

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High Points

Amboy strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 10% Amboy Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Amboy, Minnesota

Comparing Amboy to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 8 7
Senior Citizens 8 6
Male Share of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 2
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
People Above Poverty 5 2
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Working at Home 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
People Living Alone 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Amboy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles SW of Burnsville, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Blue Earth
Standard Zip Codes 56010
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.888
Longitude -94.156

Amboy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.1 inches
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 27.6 inches
Distance 33.4 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
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Amboy Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 575 100%
Male 283 49.2%
Female 292 50.8%
Under 18 155 27%
18+ 420 73%
65+ 109 19%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.98
White 566 98.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.4%

Estimated Amboy Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 534
Growth -41
Growth % -7.1%

Amboy Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 57.9%
Norwegian 9.9%
English 6.4%
Dutch 4%
Swedish 3.6%
French (except Basque) 3.4%
US/American 1.8%
French Canadian 1.8%
Polish 1.6%
Scottish 1.4%
Danish 1.2%
Welsh 1%
Swiss 1%
Italian 0.8%
Irish 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Austrian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Amboy 575 $39,844
Delavan 223 $40,000
Good Thunder 592 $45,469
Lewisville 274 $31,635
Mapleton 1,678 $48,250
Vernon Center 359 $56,875
Winnebago 1,487 $41,420
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