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People

Total Population 2,680
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 10.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,287
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 44.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,938
% Above Poverty Level 83.8%
% Below Poverty Level 16.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24%
Median Gross Rent $580
Median House Value $116,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.6%
US/American 0%
English 5.7%
Irish 10.5%

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

Dodge Center Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles W of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Dodge
Standard Zip Codes 55927
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.028
Longitude -92.854

Dodge Center 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 OWATONNA
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Station GRAND MEADOW
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station AUSTIN 3 S
Distance 29.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Wasioja (55927)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Byron 5,105 $84,792
Claremont 551 $45,417
Hayfield 1,336 $65,833
Kasson 6,049 $74,655
Mantorville 1,153 $86,094

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

Dodge Center Public Libraries

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Dodge Center Public Library
13 1ST AVENUE NW
Dodge Center, Minnesota
(507) 374-2275

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Dodge Center High Schools

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TRITON SEC.
813 WEST HIGHWAY STREET
507-374-6305
Serves 459 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

ZUMBRO AREA LEARNING CENTER
101 FIRST ST. N.W.
507-374-8046
A Non-traditional School
Serves 22 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.9

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