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People

Total Population 14,417
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 17.2%
Employed Population 16+ 6,628
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 31%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,958
% Above Poverty Level 78.5%
% Below Poverty Level 21.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 8.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.1%
Median Gross Rent $666
Median House Value $120,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.3%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 8.8%

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

Bemidji Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 98 miles NE of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 189 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Beltrami
Standard Zip Codes 56601
P.O. Box Zip Codes 56619
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.473
Longitude -94.88

Bemidji 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 BEMIDJI
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 54 F
Annual Precip 24.9 inches
Station CASS LAKE
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 16 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches
Station WINNIBIGOSHISH DAM
Distance 38.1 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 14 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 34 to 53 F
Annual Precip 27.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Grant Valley (56601)

Jones (56601)

Northern (56601)

Nymore (56601)

Port Hope (56601)

Sugar Bush (56601)

Ten Lake (56601)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blackduck 812 $36,172
Cass Lake 586 $39,444
Laporte 178 $37,500

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

Bemidji Hospitals

NORTH COUNTRY REGIONAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1300 ANNE ST NW
(218) 751-5430
Emergency Service: Yes

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Bemidji High Schools

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BEMIDJI SR.
2900 DIVISION ST. W.
218-444-1600
Serves 1,494 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.4

TREKNORTH HIGH SCHOOL
2518 HANNAH AVE. N.W.
218-751-5083
A Charter School.
A Title I School.
Serves 160 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.4

BEMIDJI AEC
520 4TH ST. N.W.
218-759-3299
A Non-traditional School
Serves 78 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.7

NORTHWEST SPECIAL
1230 5TH ST. N.W.
218-759-3458
A Special Education School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 67 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.6

RIVERSIDE SPECIAL
3300 GILLETT DR. N.W.
218-333-3280
A Special Education School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 50 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.8

BEMIDJI SR. LUMBERJACK ALC
2900 DIVISION ST. W.
218-444-1600
A Non-traditional School
Serves 9 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.5

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