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People

Total Population 10,104
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 5,188
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 52.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $75,872
% Above Poverty Level 93.6%
% Below Poverty Level 6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.2%
Median Gross Rent $824
Median House Value $160,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.4%
US/American 0%
English 5.1%
Irish 11.4%

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

North Branch Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles NE of Coon Rapids, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 39 miles N of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Chisago
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55056
Phone Area Codes 651
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.511
Longitude -92.98

North Branch 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 FOREST LAKE 5 NE
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.7 inches
Station ST CROIX FALLS
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 23 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
Station CEDAR
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Branch (55056)

Sunrise (55056)

Weber (55056)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Center City 679 $74,432
Chisago City 4,930 $87,250
Harris 997 $65,417
Lindstrom 4,417 $75,536

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

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North Branch High Schools

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NORTH BRANCH SR.
320 MAIN ST.
651-674-1500
Serves 1,129 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.2

NORTH BRANCH LAB SCHOOL ALC
38423 LINCOLN TRAIL
651-674-1400
A Non-traditional School
Serves 74 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM
38423 LINCOLN TRAIL
651-674-1400
A Non-traditional School
Serves 19 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19

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