Raymond, Minnesota

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Raymond, Minnesota

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Raymond strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

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Comparative Profile of Raymond, Minnesota

Comparing Raymond to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Male Share of the Population 8 7
Senior Citizens 6 5
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Racial Diversity 5 5
Female Share of the Population 3 4
Age of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
People Above Poverty 6 3
Median Family Income 5 3
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Short Commute Times 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 6 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Housing Recently Built 5 5
People Living Alone 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Raymond Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles SW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Kandiyohi
Standard Zip Codes 56282
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.015
Longitude -95.238

Raymond Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 28.2 inches
Station OLIVIA 3 SE
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches
Station BENSON
Distance 27.8 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
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Raymond Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 803 100%
Male 397 49.4%
Female 406 50.6%
Under 18 247 30.8%
18+ 556 69.2%
65+ 126 15.7%
Median Age 34
Average Family Size 3.08
White 770 95.9%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 19 2.4%
Mixed Race 10 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 35 4.4%

Estimated Raymond Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 766
Growth -37
Growth % -4.6%

Raymond Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 47.1%
Norwegian 15%
Dutch 13.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.6%
Swedish 4.3%
US/American 2.9%
Irish 2.2%
English 1.7%
Belgian 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Scottish 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
European 0.3%
Brazilian 0.3%
Italian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Raymond 803 $40,865
Blomkest 186 $40,833
Clara City 1,393 $45,189
Murdock 303 $40,000
Pennock 504 $44,167
Prinsburg 458 $41,136
Willmar 18,351 $45,415
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