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Demographics

People

Total Population17,775
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens23.9%
Employed Population 16+8,275
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married46%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,722
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,383
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,034

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,185
% Above Poverty Level85.5%
% Below Poverty Level14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone34.4%
Median Gross Rent$621
Median House Value$95,200

Ancestry

German29.6%
Norwegian29.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.2%
Irish8.4%
Danishn6.2%
English5.2%
Swedish3.1%
French Except Basque2%
Dutch2%
Czech1.8%
Polish1.6%
African1.6%
Sudanese1.3%
Italian1.3%
Scottish0.7%
Finnish0.5%
Russian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Slovene0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Australian0.1%
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Albert Lea Almanac

CategoryValue
County Freeborn County
Standard Zip Codes56007
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.65
Approximate Longitude-93.36

Albert Lea Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationALBERT LEA 3 SE
Distance4 miles
Jan Temp2 to 21 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip33.1 inches
StationAUSTIN 3 S
Distance19.4 miles
Jan Temp2 to 20 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp35 to 59 F
Annual Precip31.9 inches
StationWASECA EXP STATION
Distance30.1 miles
Jan Temp1 to 21 F
Apr Temp35 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alden693$60,781
Clarks Grove596$61,875
Conger176$53,500
Glenville564$56,250
Hayward254$54,444
Twin Lakes168$36,250

Albert Lea Public Libraries

Albert Lea Public Library
211 E CLARK ST
Albert Lea, Minnesota
(507) 377-4350

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Albert Lea Hospitals

Mayo Clinic Health Sys Albt Le
(Non-profit)
404 West Fountain Street
(507) 373-2380

Albert Lea Public Schools

Albert Lea Area Learning Center
211 W Richway Dr
ZIP: 56007
(507) 379-4850
Other
Total Enrollment 134
Albert Lea Senior High
2000 Tiger Ln
ZIP: 56007
(507) 379-5340
High
Total Enrollment 1124
Brookside Early Childhood Sp. Edu.
211 West Richway Dr
ZIP: 56007
(507) 379-4822
Primary
Total Enrollment 82
Fountain Center
211 West Ridgeway Dr
ZIP: 56007
(507) 379-4824
Other
Total Enrollment 4
Halverson Elementary
707 E 10th St
ZIP: 56007
(507) 379-4900
Primary
Total Enrollment 364
Hawthorne Elementary
1000 E Hawthorne
ZIP: 56007
(507) 379-4960
Primary
Total Enrollment 399
Hayward Group Home
211 West Richway Dr
ZIP: 56007
(507) 379-4824
Other
Total Enrollment 5
Lakeview Elementary
902 Abbott St
ZIP: 56007
(507) 379-5020
Primary
Total Enrollment 415
Sibley Elementary
1501 W Front St
ZIP: 56007
(507) 379-5080
Primary
Total Enrollment 362
Southwest Middle
1601 W Front St
ZIP: 56007
(507) 379-5240
Middle
Total Enrollment 483

Albert Lea Private Schools

St Theodore Elementary School
323 E Clark St
ZIP: 56007
Elementary
Total Enrollment 85
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