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People

Total Population 324
Male Share of the Population 55.2%
Female Share of the Population 44.8%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 166
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 57.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,333
% Above Poverty Level 87.3%
% Below Poverty Level 12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.6%
Median Gross Rent $650
Median House Value $120,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 14.2%

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

Nelson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles NE of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Buffalo
Standard Zip Codes 54756
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.42
Longitude -92.008

Nelson 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 ALMA DAM 4
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 23 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 58 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station MONDOVI
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station DODGE
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 58 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alma 678 $62,788
Buffalo City 1,035 $66,250
Cochrane 442 $63,214
Durand 1,742 $51,667
Pepin 818 $53,359

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

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