Taunton, Minnesota

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Taunton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 78 miles NE of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 140 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Lyon
Standard Zip Codes 56291
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.593
Longitude -96.065

Taunton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CANBY
Distance 13.7 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 21.7 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 37.9 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
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Taunton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 207 100%
Male 96 46.4%
Female 111 53.6%
Under 18 41 19.8%
18+ 166 80.2%
65+ 86 41.5%
Median Age 49.5
Average Family Size 3
White 204 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Taunton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 194
Growth -13
Growth % -6.3%

Taunton 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 30.7%
Belgian 21.3%
Norwegian 10%
Swedish 9.3%
English 6%
Danish 5.3%
Irish 5.3%
US/American 4%
Czech 2.7%
Icelander 2%
Polish 2%
Czechoslovakian 1.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Taunton 207 $38,125
Canby 1,903 $38,674
Ghent 315 $47,417
Ivanhoe 679 $40,491
Lynd 346 $36,458
Minneota 1,449 $46,023
Porter 190 $27,000
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