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People

Total Population 312
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 11.5%
Employed Population 16+ 144
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 57.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.5%
Median Earnings25+ $33,068
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,063
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,219

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,472
% Above Poverty Level 85.3%
% Below Poverty Level 14.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.7%
Median Gross Rent $713
Median House Value $57,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.4%
US/American 0%
English 1.6%
Irish 14.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Murdock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles W of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Swift
Standard Zip Codes 56271
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.223
Longitude -95.393

Murdock 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 BENSON
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
Station WILLMAR STATE HOSPITAL
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 28.2 inches
Station MILAN 1 NW
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Benson 3,139 $60,104
De Graff 126 $63,750
Kerkhoven 793 $58,352

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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