Argyle, Minnesota

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Argyle, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Argyle Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Argyle Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Argyle, Minnesota

Comparing Argyle 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
Senior Citizens 8 6
Age of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
Median Family Income 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
People Above Poverty 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Working at Home 4 2
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 8 8
People Living Alone 5 4
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3

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Argyle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 100 miles N of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 286 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 56713
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.332
Longitude -96.82

Argyle Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ARGYLE 4 E
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 13 F
Apr Temp 28 to 54 F
Jul Temp 54 to 81 F
Oct Temp 31 to 56 F
Annual Precip 19.7 inches
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp -10 to 11 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 18.5 inches
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 10 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 31 to 53 F
Annual Precip 18.9 inches
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Argyle Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 656 100%
Male 315 48%
Female 341 52%
Under 18 192 29.3%
18+ 464 70.7%
65+ 126 19.2%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 3.15
White 625 95.3%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.6%
Other 21 3.2%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 30 4.6%

Estimated Argyle Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 630
Growth -26
Growth % -4%

Argyle 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
Norwegian 29.7%
French (except Basque) 19.8%
Polish 17.5%
German 6.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
Swedish 5.8%
English 3.4%
French Canadian 3.4%
Scandinavian 2.4%
Irish 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Scottish 1.1%
Australian 0.6%
US/American 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
British 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Argyle 656 $42,361
Alvarado 371 $49,167
Karlstad 794 $35,469
Kennedy 255 $46,094
Oslo 347 $47,857
Stephen 708 $42,969
Warren 1,678 $45,063
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