Hector strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):
Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
Comparing Hector to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Public Transportation Use|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||60 miles W of Minnetonka, Minnesota (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||73 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Standard Zip Codes||55342|
|Phone Area Codes||320|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||OLIVIA 3 SE|
|Jan Temp||0 to 20 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 56 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||35 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||25.9 inches|
|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|
|Station||REDWOOD FALLS MUNICIPAL|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.9|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||61||5.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,140|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||7.9%|
|French (except Basque)||1%|
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BUFFALO LAKE-HECTOR SEC.
220 3RD ST. W.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 341 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8
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