Loretto, Minnesota

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Loretto, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Loretto Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Loretto Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Loretto Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Loretto Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Loretto People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Loretto Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Loretto, Minnesota

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
College Educated Adults 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 8 6
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Short Commute Times 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Affordability of Rents 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Loretto Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles W of Maple Grove, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 18 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hennepin
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55357
P.O. Box Zip Codes 55595, 55596, 55597, 55598, 55599
Phone Area Codes 763
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.054
Longitude -93.635

Loretto Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.9 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station DELANO
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
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Loretto Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 570 100%
Male 295 51.8%
Female 275 48.2%
Under 18 167 29.3%
18+ 403 70.7%
65+ 61 10.7%
Median Age 34.9
Average Family Size 3.22
White 564 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Loretto Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 608
Growth 38
Growth % 6.7%

Loretto 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 56.7%
Irish 7.6%
Norwegian 6.2%
Polish 4.9%
Swedish 4.9%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
English 3.1%
Finnish 2.9%
Dutch 2.5%
US/American 2.1%
Czech 1.2%
Icelander 0.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.8%
Italian 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Danish 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Welsh 0.4%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Loretto 570 $71,944
Corcoran 5,630 $81,322
Greenfield 2,544 $86,032
Independence 3,236 $82,143
Maple Plain 2,088 $58,977
Medina 4,005 $96,909
Rockford 3,484 $56,607
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