Laporte, Minnesota

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Laporte Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 98 miles E of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 170 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hubbard
Standard Zip Codes 56461
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.213
Longitude -94.753

Laporte Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 16 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 54 F
Annual Precip 24.9 inches
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 15 F
Apr Temp 25 to 51 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 30 to 53 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
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Laporte Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 145 100%
Male 76 52.4%
Female 69 47.6%
Under 18 46 31.7%
18+ 99 68.3%
65+ 21 14.5%
Median Age 32.3
Average Family Size 3.03
White 139 95.9%
African-American 2 1.4%
Asian 1 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 1.4%

Estimated Laporte Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 150
Growth 5
Growth % 3.4%

Laporte 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 22.7%
Norwegian 18.2%
US/American 11.8%
French (except Basque) 8.2%
Danish 8.2%
Swedish 8.2%
Irish 7.3%
English 4.5%
Swiss 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
Czechoslovakian 2.7%
French Canadian 1.8%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Guthrie (56461)
La Porte (56461)

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)
Laporte 145 $35,500
Akeley 412 $33,611
Bemidji 11,917 $37,250
Cass Lake 860 $23,977
Hackensack 285 $31,094
Nevis 364 $35,938
Walker 1,069 $44,063
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Laporte High Schools (2004)

315 MAIN ST. W.
A Title I School.
Serves 164 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.1

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