Fulda, Minnesota

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Fulda, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Fulda Walking and Biking to Work
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Fulda Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Fulda Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 15% Fulda Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Fulda, Minnesota

Comparing Fulda 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 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Racial Diversity 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
College Educated Adults 5 3
Median Family Income 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 8 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Affordability of Rents 5 4
Housing Recently Built 3 2

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Fulda Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles E of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Murray
Standard Zip Codes 56131
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.87
Longitude -95.611

Fulda Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 32 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches
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Fulda Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,283 100%
Male 582 45.4%
Female 701 54.6%
Under 18 308 24%
18+ 975 76%
65+ 380 29.6%
Median Age 43.8
Average Family Size 2.94
White 1,233 96.1%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.5%
Other 28 2.2%
Mixed Race 11 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 42 3.3%

Estimated Fulda Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,272
Growth -11
Growth % -0.9%

Fulda 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 67.6%
Irish 6.5%
Norwegian 6.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
Dutch 4.6%
US/American 2.6%
Swedish 2.3%
English 1.4%
Danish 1.2%
Somalian 0.9%
Polish 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Italian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Luxemburger 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fulda 1,283 $37,500
Avoca 146 $33,750
Brewster 502 $44,625
Dundee 102 $32,000
Iona 173 $40,833
Slayton 2,072 $43,935
Wilmont 332 $37,344

Fulda Public Libraries

Fulda Memorial Library
101 3RD ST. NE
Fulda, Minnesota
(507) 425-3277
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Fulda High Schools (2004)

Serves 294 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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