dcsimg

People

Total Population 317
Male Share of the Population 58%
Female Share of the Population 42%
Senior Citizens 9.8%
Employed Population 16+ 175
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 61.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.9%
Median Earnings25+ $36,944
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,125

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,944
% Above Poverty Level 95%
% Below Poverty Level 5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.8%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $108,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17%
US/American 0%
English 1.9%
Irish 7.3%

Ghent Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 77 miles NE of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 133 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Lyon
Standard Zip Codes 56239
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.512
Longitude -95.89

Ghent 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 MARSHALL
Distance 6.2 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 25.7 inches
Station TYLER
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches
Station LAMBERTON SW EXP STN
Distance 33.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cottonwood 1,067 $58,750
Lynd 547 $76,354
Marshall 13,609 $71,769
These schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles). Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.
 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
  • Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Management
  • Master of Science in Information Technology - Network Management
  • A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.
Programs
  • Executive Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Public Health
  • Located in the heart of Washington, D.C. the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is dedicated to advancing the health of local, national and global communities.

    You need to have a Bachelor’s degree to be qualified for this school.

Programs
  • Bookkeeping
  • Veterinary Assistant
  • HVACR Technician
  • Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.
Study Online in Ghent
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources

Real-World Career Reports
Career References and Original Articles
College Directories and Lists
Additional Resources
Info for Ghent Government Officials


Are you an official in the Ghent government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104