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People

Total Population 183
Male Share of the Population 50.8%
Female Share of the Population 49.2%
Senior Citizens 18.6%
Employed Population 16+ 103
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 63.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.4%
Median Earnings25+ $33,889
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,083

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,500
% Above Poverty Level 89.6%
% Below Poverty Level 10.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 15.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.8%
Median Gross Rent $592
Median House Value $69,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 3.8%

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

Porter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles N of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 144 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Yellow Medicine
Standard Zip Codes 56280
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.636
Longitude -96.165

Porter 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 CANBY
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 25.6 inches
Station TYLER
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 22 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches
Station MILAN 1 NW
Distance 36.2 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 24.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Canby 1,696 $48,836
Ghent 344 $67,250
Hendricks 667 $54,250
Ivanhoe 535 $56,607

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

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