Deerwood, Minnesota

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Deerwood, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Deerwood Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 13% Deerwood Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Deerwood, Minnesota

Comparing Deerwood 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
Senior Citizens 9 8
Age of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Racial Diversity 4 5
Male Share of the Population 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 3
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
People Above Poverty 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 7
Short Commute Times 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Public Transportation Use 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Housing Recently Built 6 6

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Deerwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles N of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Crow Wing
Standard Zip Codes 56444
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.473
Longitude -93.898

Deerwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station AITKIN 2 E
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 18 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 55 F
Annual Precip 29.3 inches
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 31 to 56 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches
Distance 35.7 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 17 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
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Deerwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 590 100%
Male 277 46.9%
Female 313 53.1%
Under 18 160 27.1%
18+ 430 72.9%
65+ 135 22.9%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 3.08
White 573 97.1%
African-American 6 1%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.2%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Deerwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 575
Growth -15
Growth % -2.5%

Deerwood 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 29.2%
Norwegian 17.9%
English 8.2%
Swedish 8%
Irish 5.2%
Scandinavian 4.7%
US/American 3.8%
Italian 3.3%
Finnish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
Polish 1.9%
Czech 1.9%
Danish 1.9%
French Canadian 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Scottish 0.7%
Swiss 0.7%
Romanian 0.5%
European 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Deerwood 590 $40,625
Aitkin 1,984 $38,071
Crosby 2,299 $31,629
Cuyuna 231 $48,750
Ironton 498 $30,729
Riverton 115 $38,250
Trommald 125 $42,083
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