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People

Total Population 19,685
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 9,632
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 47.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20%
Median Earnings25+ $28,941
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,217
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,367

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,885
% Above Poverty Level 81.8%
% Below Poverty Level 18.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.5%
Median Gross Rent $653
Median House Value $131,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.3%
US/American 0%
English 3.3%
Irish 4.7%

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

Willmar Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles SW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 87 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Kandiyohi
Standard Zip Codes 56201
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.121
Longitude -95.043

Willmar 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 WILLMAR STATE HOSPITAL
Distance 1.5 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 28.2 inches
Station OLIVIA 3 SE
Distance 27.4 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches
Station BENSON
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blomkest 98 $73,125
Kandiyohi 581 $54,922
Lake Lillian 271 $55,833

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

Willmar Public Libraries

Library
Pioneerland Library System
410 5TH STREET SW
Willmar, Minnesota
(320) 235-6106

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Willmar Hospitals

RICE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
301 BECKER AVE SW
(320) 235-4543
Emergency Service: Yes

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Willmar High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

WILLMAR SR.
2701 30TH ST. N.E.
320-231-8300
Serves 1,328 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

WILLMAR ALC
512 8TH ST. S.W.
320-235-6677
A Non-traditional School
Serves 84 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.8

PRAIRIE LAKES DETENTION CTR.
BOX 894 1550 HWY. 71 N.E.
320-214-9871
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 35 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.8

ADOLESCENT PROGRAM
BOX 1118
320-231-5976
A Special Education School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 30 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5

BRIDGEWAY LEARNING CENTER
611 S.W. 5TH ST.
320-231-8500
A Special Education School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 24 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.8

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