Harmony, Minnesota

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Harmony, Minnesota

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High Points

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

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Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Harmony Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Harmony Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Harmony, Minnesota

Comparing Harmony 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
People Above Poverty 6 4
Median Family Income 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
People Living Alone 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3
Housing Recently Built 2 1

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Harmony Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles SE of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Fillmore
Standard Zip Codes 55939
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.555
Longitude -92.01

Harmony Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
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Harmony Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,080 100%
Male 504 46.7%
Female 576 53.3%
Under 18 223 20.6%
18+ 857 79.4%
65+ 330 30.6%
Median Age 47.8
Average Family Size 2.75
White 1,069 99%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.6%

Estimated Harmony Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,119
Growth 39
Growth % 3.6%

Harmony 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 45.7%
German 24.9%
Irish 7.8%
English 4%
Polish 2.5%
Swedish 2.4%
Dutch 1.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.9%
Scottish 1.5%
US/American 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1%
Danish 1%
Swiss 0.8%
Italian 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
Russian 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
Alsatian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Granger (55939)

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)
Harmony 1,080 $38,750
Canton 343 $25,972
Fountain 343 $49,583
Lanesboro 788 $43,571
Mabel 766 $35,227
Peterson 269 $43,333
Preston 1,426 $50,234

Harmony Public Libraries

Harmony Public Library
225 3RD AV SW
Harmony, Minnesota
(507) 886-8133

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Harmony High Schools (2004)

145 MAIN AVE. S.
Serves 243 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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