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People

Total Population 8,711
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 17.8%
Employed Population 16+ 4,742
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 42.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.4%
Median Earnings25+ $31,019
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $11,643
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,007

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,963
% Above Poverty Level 90.1%
% Below Poverty Level 9.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 41.5%
Median Gross Rent $576
Median House Value $104,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
US/American 0%
English 5%
Irish 4.5%

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

Thief River Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 90 miles N of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 257 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Pennington
Standard Zip Codes 56701
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.119
Longitude -96.18

Thief River Falls 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 THIEF RIVER FALLS 2
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 12 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 19.6 inches
Station AGASSIZ REFUGE
Distance 15.5 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
Station CROOKSTON NW EXP STN
Distance 29.4 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Thief River Falls, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Rosewood (56701)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brooks 120 $36,563
Middle River 289 $50,625

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

Thief River Falls Public Libraries

Library
Northwest Regional Library
210 LABREE AVENUE NORTH
Thief River Falls, Minnesota
(218) 681-1066
Library Web Site

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Thief River Falls Hospitals

NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
120 LABREE AVENUE SOUTH
(218) 681-4240
Emergency Service: Yes

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Thief River Falls High Schools

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LINCOLN SR.
1ST & KNIGHT
218-681-7432
Serves 699 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

NORTHWEST ALC
230 LABREE AVE. S.
218-681-8711
A Non-traditional School
Serves 24 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

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