Ellendale, Minnesota

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Ellendale, Minnesota

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 18% Ellendale Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Ellendale, Minnesota

Comparing Ellendale 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 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Age of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 8 6
College Educated Adults 7 5
People Above Poverty 6 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 7
Working at Home 5 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 8
People Living Alone 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Ellendale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles W of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 75 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Steele
Standard Zip Codes 56026
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.872
Longitude -93.301

Ellendale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.1 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
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station AUSTIN 3 S
Distance 23.8 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
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Ellendale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 590 100%
Male 283 48%
Female 307 52%
Under 18 146 24.7%
18+ 444 75.3%
65+ 121 20.5%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 2.9
White 584 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.4%

Estimated Ellendale Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 649
Growth 59
Growth % 10%

Ellendale 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 32.3%
Norwegian 28.6%
Danish 9.2%
Irish 6.4%
Czech 4%
English 2.9%
US/American 2.9%
Swedish 2.4%
Polish 2%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Dutch 1.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.1%
Italian 0.9%
Swiss 0.7%
Belgian 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ellendale 590 $50,139
Blooming Prairie 1,933 $51,118
Clarks Grove 734 $47,000
Geneva 449 $50,893
Hartland 288 $46,250
Hollandale 292 $41,875
New Richland 1,197 $46,339
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