Floodwood, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
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Comparative Profile of Floodwood, Minnesota

Comparing Floodwood 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 10 8
Age of the Population 6 6
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Racial Diversity 3 3


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 2 1
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Housing Recently Built 6 6

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Floodwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles W of Duluth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County St Louis
Metro Area Duluth - Superior
Standard Zip Codes 55736
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.929
Longitude -92.919

Floodwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 16 F
Apr Temp 26 to 51 F
Jul Temp 52 to 77 F
Oct Temp 31 to 53 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
Distance 20.8 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
Station COTTON
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp -10 to 18 F
Apr Temp 25 to 52 F
Jul Temp 52 to 78 F
Oct Temp 31 to 53 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
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Floodwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 503 100%
Male 240 47.7%
Female 263 52.3%
Under 18 119 23.7%
18+ 384 76.3%
65+ 123 24.5%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.88
White 489 97.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.8%

Estimated Floodwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 503
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Floodwood 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
Finnish 48.5%
German 18.5%
Swedish 6.5%
Polish 5.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
Norwegian 2.6%
Irish 2.6%
Czech 2%
French (except Basque) 2%
English 1.3%
Dutch 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Italian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
US/American 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cedar Valley (55736)
Halden (55736)
Prairie Lake (55736)
Van Buren (55736)
Wawina (55736)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Floodwood 503 $30,833
Cromwell 143 $31,875
Meadowlands 111 $23,750
Warba 183 $31,250
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Floodwood High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

115 W. 4TH AVE.
Serves 211 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

115 W. 4TH AVE.
A Non-traditional School
Serves 7 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.4

Floodwood Colleges

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