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People

Total Population 319
Male Share of the Population 52%
Female Share of the Population 48%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 154
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 35.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,063
% Above Poverty Level 69.2%
% Below Poverty Level 30.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.5%
Median Gross Rent $510
Median House Value $72,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.4%
Irish 11%

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

Backus Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 88 miles N of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 140 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Cass
Standard Zip Codes 56435
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.82
Longitude -94.516

Backus 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 DEEP PORTAGE
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 16 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 24.9 inches
Station PINE RIVER DAM
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 17 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Station GULL LAKE DAM
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 15 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 34 to 53 F
Annual Precip 26.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Akeley 397 $44,732
Hackensack 360 $0
Jenkins 448 $49,048

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

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