Gibbon, Minnesota

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Gibbon, Minnesota

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Gibbon Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Gibbon, Minnesota

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
Median Family Income 5 2
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Short Commute Times 5 3
Working at Home 5 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Affordability of Rents 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Gibbon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles SW of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Sibley
Standard Zip Codes 55335
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.533
Longitude -94.526

Gibbon 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 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
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Gibbon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 808 100%
Male 411 50.9%
Female 397 49.1%
Under 18 196 24.3%
18+ 612 75.7%
65+ 217 26.9%
Median Age 42.7
Average Family Size 2.88
White 769 95.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.7%
Other 25 3.1%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 31 3.8%

Estimated Gibbon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 764
Growth -44
Growth % -5.4%

Gibbon 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 60.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
Swedish 7.8%
Norwegian 5.6%
English 3.1%
Irish 1.9%
US/American 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Australian 1.3%
Scandinavian 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Danish 0.7%
Belgian 0.7%
Portuguese 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Slovene 0.6%
Czech 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Gibbon 808 $38,977
Buffalo Lake 768 $43,958
Fairfax 1,295 $42,054
Gaylord 2,279 $45,750
Lafayette 529 $43,611
Stewart 564 $42,222
Winthrop 1,367 $47,159
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