Demographics

People

Total Population690
Male Share of the Population42.8%
Female Share of the Population57.2%
Senior Citizens43.2%
Employed Population 16+249
Age of the Population57

Families

% of people married49.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.9%
Median Earnings25+$27,875
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,167

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,028
% Above Poverty Level90.2%
% Below Poverty Level9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40.1%
Median Gross Rent$665
Median House Value$131,700

Ancestry

German37.8%
Norwegian37%
English9.3%
Irish8.8%
Swedish8.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8%
French Except Basque2.9%
Polish2.9%
Danishn2.6%
Czech2.5%
Canadian2.2%
Italian2.2%
Ukrainian1.3%
Scottish0.7%
Finnish0.7%
Austrian0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
African0.3%
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Battle Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyOtter Tail County
Standard Zip Codes56515
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude46.28
Approximate Longitude-95.71

Battle Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationOTTERTAIL
Distance11.7 miles
Jan Temp-2 to 20 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 58 F
Annual Precip26.6 inches
StationELBOW LAKE
Distance23.9 miles
Jan Temp-5 to 16 F
Apr Temp31 to 54 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp33 to 57 F
Annual Precip23.3 inches
StationWADENA 3 S
Distance28.1 miles
Jan Temp-5 to 16 F
Apr Temp29 to 53 F
Jul Temp56 to 79 F
Oct Temp32 to 55 F
Annual Precip26.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ashby518$55,000
Clitherall84$34,375
Dalton299$43,125
Henning904$45,250
Ottertail480$74,500
Underwood387$75,179

Battle Lake Public Schools

Battle Lake Elementary
402 Summit St W
ZIP: 56515
(218) 864-5217
Primary
Total Enrollment 213
Battle Lake Secondary
402 Summit St W
ZIP: 56515
(218) 864-5215
High
Total Enrollment 241
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