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People

Total Population 3,907
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 25.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,819
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 47.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,817
% Above Poverty Level 84.4%
% Below Poverty Level 15.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.4%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 38%
Median Gross Rent $502
Median House Value $117,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.5%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 12.6%

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

Park Rapids Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 81 miles E of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 159 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hubbard
Standard Zip Codes 56470
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.922
Longitude -95.058

Park Rapids 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 PARK RAPIDS 2 S
Distance 1.6 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 16 F
Apr Temp 29 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 33 to 55 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches
Station ITASCA UNIV OF MINNESOTA
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 15 F
Apr Temp 25 to 51 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 30 to 53 F
Annual Precip 27 inches
Station DEEP PORTAGE
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 16 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 24.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Arago (56470)

Dorset (56470)

Hubbard (56470)

Lake Emma (56470)

Lake Itasca (56470)

Todd (56470)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Akeley 397 $44,732
Laporte 178 $37,500
Menahga 1,346 $45,694

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

Park Rapids Hospitals

ST JOSEPHS AREA HEALTH SERVICES
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
600 PLEASANT AVENUE
(218) 732-3311
Emergency Service: Yes

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Park Rapids High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

PARK RAPIDS SR.
401 HUNTSINGER AVE.
218-237-6440
Serves 618 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

HEADWATERS ED. LEARNING PROGRAM
401 HUNTSINGER AVE.
218-237-6440
A Non-traditional School
Serves 18 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

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