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Demographics

People

Total Population887
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens24.1%
Employed Population 16+418
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married54.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.6%
Median Earnings25+$38,295
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,386

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,500
% Above Poverty Level82.3%
% Below Poverty Level17.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.2%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone35.3%
Median Gross Rent$521
Median House Value$83,700

Ancestry

German55.7%
Irish13%
Norwegian12.5%
Swedish7.4%
French Except Basque7.3%
Czech4.1%
English3%
Finnish1.7%
Scottish1.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)1.2%
Danishn1%
Polish0.9%
Croatian0.8%
Russian0.3%
Luxemburger0.3%
Dutch0.2%
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Bird Island Almanac

CategoryValue
County Renville County
Standard Zip Codes55310
Phone Area Codes320
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.76
Approximate Longitude-94.89

Bird Island Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationOLIVIA 3 SE
Distance3 miles
Jan Temp0 to 20 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 59 F
Annual Precip25.9 inches
StationREDWOOD FALLS MUNICIPAL
Distance17.7 miles
Jan Temp4 to 22 F
Apr Temp37 to 57 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip26.6 inches
StationWILLMAR STATE HOSPITAL
Distance26 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blomkest104$81,875
Buffalo Lake740$44,632
Danube559$43,750
Hector1,045$61,917
Lake Lillian250$56,500
Olivia2,327$82,963

Bird Island Public Schools

Bold-bird Island Elementary
110 S 9th St
ZIP: 55310
(320) 365-3551
Primary
Total Enrollment 347

Bird Island Private Schools

St Mary's School
140 S 10th St
ZIP: 55310
Elementary
Total Enrollment 123
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