Red Lake Falls, Minnesota

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Red Lake Falls, Minnesota

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Red Lake Falls Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Red Lake Falls Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Red Lake Falls, Minnesota

Comparing Red Lake Falls 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
Senior Citizens 9 7
Age of the Population 7 7
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
Median Family Income 6 3
People Above Poverty 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Working at Home 5 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
People Living Alone 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Housing Recently Built 5 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Red Lake Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 73 miles N of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 246 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Red Lake
Standard Zip Codes 56750
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.882
Longitude -96.273

Red Lake Falls Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 13 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 31 to 54 F
Annual Precip 23 inches
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 14 F
Apr Temp 31 to 52 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 33 to 55 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp -10 to 11 F
Apr Temp 29 to 50 F
Jul Temp 57 to 78 F
Oct Temp 31 to 53 F
Annual Precip 21.8 inches
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Red Lake Falls Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,590 100%
Male 762 47.9%
Female 828 52.1%
Under 18 404 25.4%
18+ 1,186 74.6%
65+ 342 21.5%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 3
White 1,503 94.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 72 4.5%
Other 5 0.3%
Mixed Race 8 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.4%

Estimated Red Lake Falls Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,590
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Red Lake Falls 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
Norwegian 27.6%
German 25.1%
French (except Basque) 20.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
French Canadian 4.1%
Irish 3.5%
US/American 2.9%
Swedish 2.4%
English 1.8%
Danish 1.5%
Dutch 1.3%
Polish 1.3%
Czech 1%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Austrian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
British 0.3%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Red Lake Falls 1,590 $41,413
Brooks 141 $33,750
Crookston 8,192 $44,157
Mentor 150 $27,917
Plummer 270 $43,438
St. Hilaire 272 $37,143
Thief River Falls 8,410 $40,908
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Red Lake Falls High Schools (2004)

Serves 220 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

Red Lake Falls Colleges

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