Delano, Minnesota

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Delano, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Delano Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Delano Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Delano People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Delano Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Delano Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Delano College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Delano, Minnesota

Comparing Delano 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Racial Diversity 4 4
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 10 9
College Educated Adults 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Working at Home 8 6
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Rents 4 4
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Delano Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles W of Maple Grove, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 26 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Wright
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55328
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.041
Longitude -93.788

Delano Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DELANO
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
Station CHASKA
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station JORDAN 1 S
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
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Delano Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,837 100%
Male 1,885 49.1%
Female 1,952 50.9%
Under 18 1,287 33.5%
18+ 2,550 66.5%
65+ 273 7.1%
Median Age 31.3
Average Family Size 3.37
White 3,767 98.2%
African-American 13 0.3%
Asian 11 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.2%
Other 12 0.3%
Mixed Race 28 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 35 0.9%

Estimated Delano Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,551
Growth 714
Growth % 18.6%

Delano 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 41.3%
Norwegian 11.4%
Irish 6.5%
Swedish 6.1%
Polish 5.4%
US/American 3.9%
English 3.7%
Finnish 3.3%
Dutch 2.7%
French Canadian 2.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.3%
Scottish 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Italian 1.2%
European 1.2%
Czech 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Portuguese 0.6%
Hungarian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Delano 3,837 $63,011
Greenfield 2,544 $86,032
Independence 3,236 $82,143
Maple Plain 2,088 $58,977
Montrose 1,143 $52,833
Rockford 3,484 $56,607
Watertown 3,029 $56,136
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Delano High Schools (2004)

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Serves 596 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

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