Barnesville, Minnesota

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Barnesville, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Barnesville Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Barnesville Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Barnesville, Minnesota

Comparing Barnesville 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
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Senior Citizens 8 6
Male Share of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Age of the Population 5 5
Female Share of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
People Above Poverty 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
Median Family Income 7 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 7
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 5 3
Working at Home 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 9
People Living Alone 7 6
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Barnesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles SE of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 191 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Clay
Metro Area Fargo - Moorhead
Standard Zip Codes 56514
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.652
Longitude -96.419

Barnesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 15 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 23 inches
Station HAWLEY 3 NE
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 15 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 21.5 inches
Station WAHPETON 3 N
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 18 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 21.8 inches
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Barnesville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,173 100%
Male 1,061 48.8%
Female 1,112 51.2%
Under 18 579 26.6%
18+ 1,594 73.4%
65+ 414 19.1%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 3.05
White 2,160 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.2%
Other 1 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 0.7%

Estimated Barnesville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,295
Growth 122
Growth % 5.6%

Barnesville 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 38.3%
German 33.8%
Polish 5.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3%
US/American 3%
Swedish 2.7%
Irish 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Danish 1.7%
English 1.6%
Czech 1%
Scandinavian 0.9%
French Canadian 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Italian 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Russian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Barnesville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Downer (56514)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Barnesville 2,173 $44,760
Comstock 123 $41,563
Hawley 1,882 $47,188
Pelican Rapids 2,374 $36,970
Rothsay 497 $34,479
Sabin 421 $51,250
Wolverton 122 $35,000
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Barnesville High Schools (2004)

302 3RD ST. S.E.
Serves 368 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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