Glyndon, Minnesota

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Glyndon, Minnesota

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 15% Glyndon Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Glyndon, Minnesota

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 5
Working at Home 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Public Transportation Use 5 4


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

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Glyndon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles E of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 206 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Clay
Metro Area Fargo - Moorhead
Standard Zip Codes 56547
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.875
Longitude -96.578

Glyndon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 16 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 21.1 inches
Station HAWLEY 3 NE
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 15 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 21.5 inches
Station ADA
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 14 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 33 to 55 F
Annual Precip 23.9 inches
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Glyndon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,049 100%
Male 530 50.5%
Female 519 49.5%
Under 18 359 34.2%
18+ 690 65.8%
65+ 78 7.4%
Median Age 30.3
Average Family Size 3.33
White 1,004 95.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 20 1.9%
Mixed Race 20 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 79 7.5%

Estimated Glyndon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,168
Growth 119
Growth % 11.3%

Glyndon 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
Norwegian 42.2%
German 30.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10%
US/American 3%
Polish 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Swedish 1.6%
Czech 1.2%
English 1.2%
Danish 1.1%
Dutch 1%
Irish 0.8%
Finnish 0.8%
British 0.7%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Canadian 0.4%
Russian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Scottish 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Averill (56547)

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)
Glyndon 1,049 $50,000
Dilworth 3,001 $42,887
Felton 216 $40,833
Hawley 1,882 $47,188
Hitterdal 201 $35,625
Moorhead 32,177 $49,118
Sabin 421 $51,250
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Glyndon High Schools (2004)

Serves 399 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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