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People

Total Population 308
Male Share of the Population 52.3%
Female Share of the Population 47.7%
Senior Citizens 29.5%
Employed Population 16+ 153
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 52.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,375
% Above Poverty Level 90.2%
% Below Poverty Level 9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 48.2%
Median Gross Rent $595
Median House Value $120,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.5%
Irish 7.8%

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

Vergas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles E of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 168 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Otter Tail
Standard Zip Codes 56587
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.656
Longitude -95.805

Vergas 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 DETROIT LAKES 1 NNE
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 26.3 inches
Station OTTERTAIL
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
Station HAWLEY 3 NE
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 15 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 21.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Audubon 593 $56,813
Dent 162 $51,458
Detroit Lakes 8,897 $56,305
Frazee 1,320 $50,750

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

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