Elmore, Minnesota

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Elmore, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Elmore Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 12% Elmore Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Elmore, Minnesota

Comparing Elmore 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 8
Age of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
College Educated Adults 3 2
Median Family Income 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Elmore Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 88 miles SW of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles S of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Faribault
Standard Zip Codes 56027
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.505
Longitude -94.087

Elmore Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SWEA CITY 1 NE
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Distance 40.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
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Elmore Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 735 100%
Male 384 52.2%
Female 351 47.8%
Under 18 211 28.7%
18+ 524 71.3%
65+ 164 22.3%
Median Age 41.4
Average Family Size 2.73
White 677 92.1%
African-American 13 1.8%
Asian 9 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 1.2%
Other 17 2.3%
Mixed Race 10 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 35 4.8%

Estimated Elmore Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 696
Growth -39
Growth % -5.3%

Elmore 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 38%
Norwegian 23.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
Irish 8.4%
US/American 3.1%
Polish 2.3%
English 2%
Swedish 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Danish 1.6%
Croatian 1.3%
Dutch 1.1%
European 0.8%
Italian 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Welsh 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Other Arab 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Elmore 735 $34,583
Blue Earth 3,621 $42,377
Bricelyn 379 $39,375
Delavan 223 $40,000
Frost 251 $34,792
Granada 317 $42,917
Winnebago 1,487 $41,420

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Elmore Library
Elmore, Minnesota
(507) 943-3150

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Elmore High Schools (2004)

202 E. NORTH ST.
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 3 students.

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