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People

Total Population 1,035
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 25.5%
Employed Population 16+ 409
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 41.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,583
% Above Poverty Level 83.9%
% Below Poverty Level 16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.8%
Median Gross Rent $667
Median House Value $92,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
US/American 0%
English 3.3%
Irish 5%

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

Parkers Prairie Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles NW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Otter Tail
Standard Zip Codes 56361
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.153
Longitude -95.328

Parkers Prairie 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 WADENA 3 S
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 16 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches
Station OTTERTAIL
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
Station MELROSE
Distance 40.3 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bertha 512 $51,042
Carlos 506 $67,596
Eagle Bend 450 $51,042
Henning 857 $44,750
Hewitt 248 $44,688

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

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Parkers Prairie High Schools

PARKERS PRAIRIE SEC.
411 S. OTTER AVE.
218-338-6011
Serves 340 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

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