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Demographics

People

Total Population1,083
Male Share of the Population51.7%
Female Share of the Population48.3%
Senior Citizens12.4%
Employed Population 16+608
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married46.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13%
Median Earnings25+$30,071
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,289

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,500
% Above Poverty Level81.9%
% Below Poverty Level18.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation3.6%

Housing

People Living Alone33.8%
Median Gross Rent$585
Median House Value$91,400

Ancestry

Norwegian22%
Swedish18.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.6%
Irish10.4%
Polish3%
Czech2.9%
English2.4%
French Except Basque1.8%
Dutch0.7%
Belgian0.7%
Danishn0.6%
Italian0.6%
Luxemburger0.4%
German0.3%
Greek0.3%
Welsh0.2%
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Atwater Almanac

CategoryValue
County Kandiyohi 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 City615$49,375
Kandiyohi591$54,706
Lake Lillian250$56,500
Litchfield6,667$64,735
Spicer1,309$82,969
Willmar19,641$54,379

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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