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People

Total Population 388
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 13.7%
Employed Population 16+ 210
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 51.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,417
% Above Poverty Level 85.5%
% Below Poverty Level 14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.5%
Median Gross Rent $564
Median House Value $72,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
US/American 0%
English 3.6%
Irish 5.7%

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

Wood Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 92 miles SW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Yellow Medicine
Standard Zip Codes 56297
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.652
Longitude -95.538

Wood Lake 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 MARSHALL
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 25.7 inches
Station REDWOOD FALLS MUNICIPAL
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
Station LAMBERTON SW EXP STN
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belview 412 $47,750
Cottonwood 1,257 $56,250
Echo 299 $57,292
Granite Falls 2,471 $56,944
Hanley Falls 398 $61,563

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

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