Courtland, Minnesota

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Courtland, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Courtland People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Courtland Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Courtland Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Courtland Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Courtland College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Courtland Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Courtland, Minnesota

Comparing Courtland 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 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Racial Diversity 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Age of the Population 3 4
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 10 9
College Educated Adults 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 6
Working at Home 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Affordability of Rents 2 3
People Living Alone 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Courtland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles SW of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Nicollet
Standard Zip Codes 56021
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.268
Longitude -94.34

Courtland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station NEW ULM 2 SE
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 29.5 inches
Station ST PETER 2 SW
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 29.6 inches
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
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Courtland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 538 100%
Male 270 50.2%
Female 268 49.8%
Under 18 170 31.6%
18+ 368 68.4%
65+ 35 6.5%
Median Age 35.1
Average Family Size 3.25
White 530 98.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 6 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.4%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.6%

Estimated Courtland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 575
Growth 37
Growth % 6.9%

Courtland 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
German 65%
Norwegian 8.5%
US/American 3.8%
Irish 3.8%
Dutch 3%
Finnish 2.6%
Swedish 2.2%
Croatian 2%
English 2%
Other Arab 1.6%
Scottish 1.6%
Polish 0.8%
Belgian 0.6%
Lebanese 0.4%
Turkish 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Courtland 538 $66,184
Hanska 443 $43,125
Lafayette 529 $43,611
Lake Crystal 2,420 $47,143
Madelia 2,340 $41,167
New Ulm 13,594 $51,309
Nicollet 889 $51,563
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