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Demographics

People

Total Population550
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens26.4%
Employed Population 16+295
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married51%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.2%
Median Earnings25+$30,491
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,795

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,833
% Above Poverty Level86.2%
% Below Poverty Level13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.9%
Median Gross Rent$615
Median House Value$74,800

Ancestry

German30%
Norwegian15.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.2%
Swedish11.3%
Irish8.2%
English6.5%
Danishn2.9%
Russian2.4%
Dutch2.4%
Canadian1.8%
French Except Basque1.5%
Luxemburger1.1%
Czech0.9%
Scottish0.9%
Belgian0.4%
Nigerian0.4%
African0.4%
Welsh0.2%
Swiss0.2%
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Balaton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lyon County
Standard Zip Codes56115
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.23
Approximate Longitude-95.87

Balaton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationTRACY
Distance11.8 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip26.5 inches
StationTYLER
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp6 to 22 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip26.1 inches
StationLAKE WILSON
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp2 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 60 F
Annual Precip27 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Garvin136$37,500
Lynd503$75,733
Russell380$71,250
Ruthton263$49,375
Tracy2,139$48,977
Tyler1,291$64,167
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