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Demographics

People

Total Population851
Male Share of the Population41%
Female Share of the Population59%
Senior Citizens36.8%
Employed Population 16+305
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married44.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.6%
Median Earnings25+$25,625
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,214
% Above Poverty Level89.6%
% Below Poverty Level10.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39.4%
Median Gross Rent$659
Median House Value$122,300

Ancestry

Norwegian41.1%
German40%
Irish13.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.5%
Swedish9.5%
English7.6%
Danishn2.9%
Czech2.8%
Canadian2.5%
French Except Basque2.2%
Italian1.5%
Polish1.1%
Ukrainian0.8%
Finnish0.8%
Dutch0.6%
African0.6%
Lithuanian0.4%
Swiss0.2%
Scottish0.2%
Slovak0.1%
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Battle Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Otter 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
Ashby549$51,875
Clitherall88$30,833
Dalton278$43,750
Henning896$52,625
Ottertail414$63,889
Underwood391$71,250

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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