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People

Total Population 192
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 27.1%
Employed Population 16+ 104
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 69.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,083
% Above Poverty Level 92.1%
% Below Poverty Level 7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.6%
Median Gross Rent $775
Median House Value $90,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 1%
US/American 0%
English 4.7%
Irish 12%

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

Peterson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles W of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Fillmore
Standard Zip Codes 55962
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.786
Longitude -91.834

Peterson 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 PRESTON
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Station TREMPEALEAU DAM 6
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 24 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Station DODGE
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 58 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Arendahl (55962)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Houston 1,074 $61,136
Lanesboro 755 $58,125
Lewiston 1,562 $70,625

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

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