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People

Total Population 292
Male Share of the Population 44.9%
Female Share of the Population 55.1%
Senior Citizens 8.6%
Employed Population 16+ 120
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 53%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,625
% Above Poverty Level 82.5%
% Below Poverty Level 17.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25%
Median Gross Rent $482
Median House Value $67,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.5%
US/American 0%
English 2.7%
Irish 7.9%

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

Dalton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles SE of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 152 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Otter Tail
Standard Zip Codes 56324
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.173
Longitude -95.915

Dalton 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 FERGUS FALLS
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 16 F
Apr Temp 32 to 53 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 23.3 inches
Station ELBOW LAKE
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 16 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 23.3 inches
Station OTTERTAIL
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashby 473 $53,125
Battle Lake 868 $45,938
Elbow Lake 1,191 $62,500
Fergus Falls 13,266 $64,252

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

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