Spring Grove, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Spring Grove Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Spring Grove Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Spring Grove Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Spring Grove, Minnesota

Comparing Spring Grove 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 10 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
People Above Poverty 6 3
College Educated Adults 5 3
Median Family Income 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 8
Working at Home 7 5
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Housing Recently Built 3 3

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Spring Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles SW of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Houston
Metro Area La Crosse
Standard Zip Codes 55974
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.561
Longitude -91.635

Spring Grove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Station GENOA DAM 8
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Station WAUKON
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.8 inches
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Spring Grove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,304 100%
Male 605 46.4%
Female 699 53.6%
Under 18 283 21.7%
18+ 1,021 78.3%
65+ 378 29%
Median Age 42.6
Average Family Size 2.74
White 1,291 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.2%

Estimated Spring Grove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,281
Growth -23
Growth % -1.8%

Spring Grove 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 65.9%
German 19.5%
Irish 3.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.3%
English 1.6%
US/American 1.2%
Swedish 1%
Danish 0.9%
Scottish 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.6%
British 0.6%
Polish 0.5%
Russian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
French Canadian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Italian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Spring Grove 1,304 $38,000
Caledonia 2,965 $45,679
Canton 343 $25,972
Eitzen 229 $36,607
Houston 1,020 $38,462
Mabel 766 $35,227
Rushford 1,696 $45,375

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Spring Grove Public Library
Spring Grove, Minnesota
(507) 498-5800

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Spring Grove High Schools (2004)

113 2ND AVE. N.W.
Serves 193 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

Spring Grove Colleges

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