Hinckley, Minnesota

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Hinckley, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 10% Hinckley Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Hinckley, Minnesota

Comparing Hinckley 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Racial Diversity 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 1
Senior Citizens 5 4
Age of the Population 3 3
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 5
Portion of People Married 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 8
Short Commute Times 8 6
Working at Home 6 3
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
People Living Alone 9 8
Affordability of Rents 7 7
Housing Recently Built 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6

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Hinckley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles N of Coon Rapids, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Pine
Standard Zip Codes 55037
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.011
Longitude -92.944

Hinckley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.5 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 18 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Station MORA
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 21 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 31 to 58 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 20 F
Apr Temp 28 to 55 F
Jul Temp 54 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 29.6 inches
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Hinckley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,291 100%
Male 584 45.2%
Female 707 54.8%
Under 18 366 28.4%
18+ 925 71.6%
65+ 183 14.2%
Median Age 34.1
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,186 91.9%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 9 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 75 5.8%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 18 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.1%

Estimated Hinckley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,440
Growth 149
Growth % 11.5%

Hinckley 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 30.6%
Norwegian 12.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10%
Swedish 8.5%
Irish 5.3%
US/American 5.1%
Polish 3.9%
English 3.7%
Czech 2.6%
European 1.8%
Czechoslovakian 1.7%
Scottish 1.6%
Dutch 1.6%
Scandinavian 1.5%
Yugoslavian 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Danish 1.3%
French Canadian 1.1%
Finnish 0.9%
Italian 0.9%
Russian 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Austrian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Brazilian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hinckley 1,291 $37,313
Askov 368 $36,250
Brook Park 156 $45,625
Finlayson 314 $46,875
Pine City 3,043 $37,639
Rock Creek 1,119 $48,482
Sandstone 1,549 $43,684
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Hinckley High Schools (2004)

201 MAIN ST.
Serves 546 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

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