Willow River, Minnesota

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Willow River Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles SW of Duluth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Pine
Standard Zip Codes 55795
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.318
Longitude -92.841

Willow River Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 20 F
Apr Temp 28 to 55 F
Jul Temp 54 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 29.6 inches
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 18 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 20 F
Apr Temp 27 to 52 F
Jul Temp 53 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 30.6 inches
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Willow River Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 309 100%
Male 153 49.5%
Female 156 50.5%
Under 18 88 28.5%
18+ 221 71.5%
65+ 46 14.9%
Median Age 34.3
Average Family Size 3.37
White 287 92.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 4.5%
Other 3 1%
Mixed Race 5 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1.9%

Estimated Willow River Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 379
Growth 70
Growth % 22.7%

Willow River 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 29.4%
Polish 17.6%
Norwegian 15.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Finnish 4.5%
Czech 4.5%
Swedish 4.5%
Irish 3.3%
French Canadian 2%
English 1.6%
US/American 1.6%
Scandinavian 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Slovene 1.2%
Italian 1.2%
Danish 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Austrian 0.8%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Norman (55795)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Willow River 309 $44,167
Askov 368 $36,250
Finlayson 314 $46,875
Kettle River 168 $31,250
Moose Lake 2,239 $37,917
Rutledge 196 $47,083
Sturgeon Lake 347 $41,389
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Willow River High Schools (2004)

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8142 PINE ST.
Serves 206 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

8142 PINE ST.
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Serves 24 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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