Graceville, Minnesota

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Graceville, Minnesota

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
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Top 2% trophy Graceville Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
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Top 3% trophy Graceville Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 16% Graceville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Graceville, Minnesota

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
College Educated Adults 4 3
Median Family Income 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Graceville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 92 miles S of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 159 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Big Stone
Standard Zip Codes 56240
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.569
Longitude -96.434

Graceville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 22.5 inches
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 18 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
Distance 30.5 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 22 inches
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Graceville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 605 100%
Male 269 44.5%
Female 336 55.5%
Under 18 135 22.3%
18+ 470 77.7%
65+ 197 32.6%
Median Age 45.9
Average Family Size 2.92
White 602 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Graceville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 574
Growth -31
Growth % -5.1%

Graceville 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 56.3%
Norwegian 8.7%
Irish 6.2%
Swedish 5.1%
US/American 4.7%
Czech 4.5%
English 4.3%
Danish 2.6%
Dutch 1.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.3%
Belgian 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Polish 0.6%
Welsh 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Basque 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Graceville 605 $35,385
Alberta 142 $44,000
Beardsley 262 $33,929
Chokio 443 $45,268
Clinton 453 $37,273
Dumont 122 $36,250
Wheaton 1,619 $41,827
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Graceville High Schools (2004)

712 3RD ST.
Serves 185 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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