Dakota, Minnesota

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Dakota Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles NW of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 111 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Winona
Standard Zip Codes 55925
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.913
Longitude -91.359

Dakota Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Station DODGE
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 58 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
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Dakota Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 329 100%
Male 159 48.3%
Female 170 51.7%
Under 18 95 28.9%
18+ 234 71.1%
65+ 59 17.9%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 3.13
White 328 99.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.3%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.3%

Estimated Dakota Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 322
Growth -7
Growth % -2.1%

Dakota 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 31%
Norwegian 29%
US/American 9.3%
English 8%
Irish 5.7%
Polish 4.7%
Italian 3%
Czech 2%
Swedish 1.7%
Scandinavian 1.3%
Scottish 1.3%
Danish 1%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
British 0.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.7%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

New Hartford (55925)
Nodine (55925)

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)
Dakota 329 $53,929
Brownsville 517 $51,875
Goodview 3,373 $52,837
Hokah 614 $36,000
Houston 1,020 $38,462
La Crescent 4,923 $54,708
Winona 27,069 $48,413
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