Demographics

People

Total Population1,005
Male Share of the Population54.1%
Female Share of the Population45.9%
Senior Citizens13.3%
Employed Population 16+544
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married51%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.9%
Median Earnings25+$31,467
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,618
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,094
% Above Poverty Level85.9%
% Below Poverty Level14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone30.6%
Median Gross Rent$647
Median House Value$95,100

Ancestry

German42.2%
Norwegian19%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.7%
Swedish15.8%
Irish10.9%
English3.4%
Polish2.7%
Italian2.7%
Russian2.1%
Czech2%
Danishn1.7%
French Except Basque1.5%
Dutch1.3%
Canadian0.6%
Croatian0.4%
Scottish0.3%
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Atwater Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyKandiyohi County
Standard Zip Codes56209
Phone Area Codes320
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude45.13
Approximate Longitude-94.77

Atwater Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWILLMAR STATE HOSPITAL
Distance11.7 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 19 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip28.2 inches
StationNEW LONDON
Distance14 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 20 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 58 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches
StationHUTCHINSON 1 N
Distance24.6 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 20 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip27.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Grove City643$49,091
Kandiyohi593$70,208
Lake Lillian298$60,833
Litchfield6,631$65,265
Spicer1,255$88,864
Willmar19,618$57,378

Atwater Public Schools

A.c.g.c. Elementary
302 S 2nd St
ZIP: 56209
(320) 974-8841
Primary
Total Enrollment 283
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