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People

Total Population 1,051
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 18.7%
Employed Population 16+ 522
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 58.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.3%
Median Earnings25+ $31,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,972
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,467
% Above Poverty Level 87.2%
% Below Poverty Level 12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.4%
Median Gross Rent $758
Median House Value $85,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
US/American 0%
English 4.7%
Irish 9%

Hector Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 60 miles W of Minnetonka, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Renville
Standard Zip Codes 55342
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.743
Longitude -94.715

Hector Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OLIVIA 3 SE
Distance 10.7 miles
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
Station STEWART
Distance 18 miles
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
Distance 22.5 miles
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bird Island 915 $60,156
Buffalo Lake 810 $52,955
Cosmos 513 $46,429
Fairfax 943 $47,083
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Hector High Schools

BUFFALO LAKE-HECTOR SEC.
220 3RD ST. W.
320-848-2233
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 341 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

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