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People

Total Population 3,422
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 18.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,409
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 52.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.7%
Median Earnings25+ $31,446
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,107
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,706

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,250
% Above Poverty Level 84.1%
% Below Poverty Level 15.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 44.2%
Median Gross Rent $551
Median House Value $96,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 4.8%

Long Prairie Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles NW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Todd
Standard Zip Codes 56347
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.974
Longitude -94.865

Long Prairie 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 LONG PRAIRIE
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 19 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
Station MELROSE
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.3 inches
Station WADENA 3 S
Distance 32.4 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 16 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Little Sauk (56347)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Browerville 677 $61,667
Burtrum 112 $44,063
Clarissa 763 $54,375
Eagle Bend 473 $49,196
Grey Eagle 453 $80,278
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Long Prairie High Schools

LONG PRAIRIE-GREY SR.
510 9TH ST. NE.
320-732-2194
Serves 477 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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