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People

Total Population 170
Male Share of the Population 52.4%
Female Share of the Population 47.6%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 89
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 65.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,357
% Above Poverty Level 83.5%
% Below Poverty Level 16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 41 minutes
% Working from Home 5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.9%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $61,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 3.5%

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

Okabena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles E of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 132 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 56161
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.739
Longitude -95.315

Okabena 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 WINDOM
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station WORTHINGTON 2 NNE
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches
Station LAMBERTON SW EXP STN
Distance 35.3 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brewster 461 $75,694
Heron Lake 610 $57,500
Lakefield 1,527 $67,708

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

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124 NORTH MINNESOTA AVE.
507-853-4507
Serves 189 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

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