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People

Total Population 524
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 26.5%
Employed Population 16+ 304
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 49.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,806
% Above Poverty Level 87.2%
% Below Poverty Level 12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 6.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.3%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $75,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 9.5%

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

Balaton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles NE of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 138 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Lyon
Standard Zip Codes 56115
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.233
Longitude -95.871

Balaton 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 TRACY
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 26.5 inches
Station TYLER
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches
Station LAKE WILSON
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 27 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Garvin 120 $41,667
Lynd 563 $76,007

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

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Balaton High Schools

YANKTON COUNTRY CHARTER SCHOOL
113 3RD STREET
507-734-2677
A Charter School.
Serves 30 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.7

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