Halstad, Minnesota

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Halstad, Minnesota

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

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Short Commute Times
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Top 14% Halstad Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Halstad, Minnesota

Comparing Halstad 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 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Racial Diversity 6 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 2 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Public Transportation Use 4 3


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

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Halstad Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles N of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 236 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Norman
Standard Zip Codes 56548
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.351
Longitude -96.828

Halstad Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 34 to 57 F
Annual Precip 0 inches
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 14 F
Apr Temp 31 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 33 to 55 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches
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Halstad Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 622 100%
Male 280 45%
Female 342 55%
Under 18 144 23.2%
18+ 478 76.8%
65+ 187 30.1%
Median Age 46.8
Average Family Size 2.95
White 587 94.4%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 1.4%
Other 15 2.4%
Mixed Race 10 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 63 10.1%

Estimated Halstad Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 575
Growth -47
Growth % -7.6%

Halstad 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 58.9%
German 17%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.3%
Irish 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Swedish 2%
US/American 2%
Polish 1.3%
Danish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Czech 0.5%
Australian 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
English 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Halstad 622 $43,750
Ada 1,657 $43,162
Climax 243 $30,625
Georgetown 125 $40,313
Hendrum 315 $44,167
Perley 121 $35,625
Shelly 266 $34,063
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Halstad High Schools (2004)

225 2ND AVE. E.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 193 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

Halstad Colleges

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