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Demographics

People

Total Population6,892
Male Share of the Population46.1%
Female Share of the Population53.9%
Senior Citizens11.7%
Employed Population 16+3,501
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married58.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25%
Median Earnings25+$40,556
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,800
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,091

Wealth

Median Family Income$81,707
% Above Poverty Level93.2%
% Below Poverty Level6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation3%

Housing

People Living Alone17.8%
Median Gross Rent$803
Median House Value$177,600

Ancestry

German54.9%
Irish13.1%
Norwegian10.8%
Czech8.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.3%
English5.2%
Swedish3.7%
Polish2.8%
Canadian2.1%
Italian1.6%
Dutch1.6%
French Except Basque1.4%
Bulgarian1.1%
Scottish1%
West Indian0.9%
Danishn0.9%
Finnish0.8%
Belgian0.6%
Guyanese0.4%
Latvian0.4%
Greek0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
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Belle Plaine Almanac

CategoryValue
County Scott County
Standard Zip Codes56011
Phone Area Codes952
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.62
Approximate Longitude-93.76

Belle Plaine Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationJORDAN 1 S
Distance7.7 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 19 F
Apr Temp31 to 55 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 58 F
Annual Precip29.1 inches
StationGAYLORD
Distance22.7 miles
Jan Temp1 to 20 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip28.8 inches
StationDELANO
Distance29.6 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 20 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip27.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Carver4,328$132,269
Cologne1,655$88,534
Green Isle551$60,833
Henderson906$72,375
Jordan5,981$80,893
New Prague7,534$91,217

Belle Plaine Public Schools

Belle Plaine Junior High
220 S Market St
ZIP: 56011
(952) 873-2403
Middle
Total Enrollment 231
Belle Plaine Senior High
220 S Market St
ZIP: 56011
(952) 873-2403
High
Total Enrollment 486
Chatfield Elementary
330 S Market St
ZIP: 56011
(952) 873-2401
Primary
Total Enrollment 398
Early Childhood Program
330 S Market St
ZIP: 56011
(952) 873-2401
Primary
Oak Crest Elementary
1101 West Commerce Dr
ZIP: 56011
(952) 873-2402
Primary
Total Enrollment 505

Belle Plaine Private Schools

Holy Family Academy
10679 182nd St
ZIP: 56011
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 34
Our Lady Of The Prairie School
215 N Chestnut St
ZIP: 56011
Elementary
Total Enrollment 40
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