Wanamingo, Minnesota

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Wanamingo, Minnesota

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

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Top 13% Wanamingo Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 18% Wanamingo Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Wanamingo, Minnesota

Comparing Wanamingo 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
Male Share of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Senior Citizens 8 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Age of the Population 5 5
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
Median Family Income 7 5
College Educated Adults 7 5
People Above Poverty 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Working at Home 8 6
Short Commute Times 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Housing Recently Built 7 7
People Living Alone 6 4
Affordability of Rents 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Wanamingo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NW of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Goodhue
Standard Zip Codes 55983
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.304
Longitude -92.79

Wanamingo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station RED WING DAM 3
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
Distance 26.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.4 inches
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Wanamingo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,007 100%
Male 505 50.1%
Female 502 49.9%
Under 18 270 26.8%
18+ 737 73.2%
65+ 191 19%
Median Age 37.4
Average Family Size 3.04
White 994 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Wanamingo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,043
Growth 36
Growth % 3.6%

Wanamingo 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 46.8%
German 22.3%
Swedish 5.9%
US/American 5.2%
Irish 4.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.5%
English 2.7%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Polish 1.2%
Italian 1.1%
Jamaican 1%
Scottish 0.7%
Dutch 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Czech 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wanamingo 1,007 $46,125
Goodhue 778 $49,531
Kenyon 1,661 $50,000
Mazeppa 778 $46,250
Pine Island 2,337 $59,792
West Concord 836 $48,438
Zumbrota 2,789 $53,750
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