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Demographics

People

Total Population628
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens20.1%
Employed Population 16+265
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married59.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.3%
Median Earnings25+$31,818
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$37,639
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,294

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,708
% Above Poverty Level86.9%
% Below Poverty Level13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.8%
Median Gross Rent$514
Median House Value$64,000

Ancestry

German36%
Irish12.3%
Norwegian11.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.6%
English6.2%
French Except Basque3.8%
Dutch3.2%
Swedish2.7%
Scottish2.4%
Danishn1.9%
Welsh0.6%
Greek0.6%
Canadian0.5%
Finnish0.5%
Swiss0.3%
Italian0.3%
Polish0.3%
Latvian0.3%
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Goldfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wright County
Standard Zip Codes50542
Phone Area Codes515
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.73
Approximate Longitude-93.92

Goldfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCLARION
Distance9.5 miles
Jan Temp5 to 23 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip33 inches
StationHUMBOLDT 3 W
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp7 to 25 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip32.2 inches
StationBRITT
Distance25.9 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip31.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clarion2,783$47,019
Eagle Grove3,468$66,719
Renwick267$58,125
Thor183$55,938
Vincent130$50,000
Woolstock163$49,583
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