Mayer, Minnesota

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Mayer, Minnesota

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Mayer Low Rate of Poverty
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Mayer Walking and Biking to Work
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Mayer People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Mayer Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Mayer Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Mayer, Minnesota

Comparing Mayer 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Racial Diversity 6 8
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Age of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 3 3
Female Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Working at Home 8 7
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
Affordability of Rents 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
People Living Alone 2 2

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Mayer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles W of Minnetonka, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 31 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Carver
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55360
Phone Area Codes 952
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.885
Longitude -93.887

Mayer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DELANO
Distance 12.2 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
Station CHASKA
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station JORDAN 1 S
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
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Mayer Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 554 100%
Male 284 51.3%
Female 270 48.7%
Under 18 150 27.1%
18+ 404 72.9%
65+ 63 11.4%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 3.26
White 546 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 5 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.5%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 2.2%

Estimated Mayer Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,139
Growth 585
Growth % 105.6%

Mayer 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 65.5%
Norwegian 13.3%
Swedish 3.3%
US/American 3.3%
Irish 3.1%
Polish 2.4%
Dutch 2.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.6%
English 1.4%
French Canadian 0.8%
Italian 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
European 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Bulgarian 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mayer 554 $55,000
Lester Prairie 1,377 $52,417
New Germany 346 $45,625
St. Bonifacius 1,873 $69,938
Waconia 6,814 $67,703
Watertown 3,029 $56,136
Winsted 2,094 $50,272
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