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Demographics

People

Total Population3,169
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens29.6%
Employed Population 16+1,571
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married47.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.6%
Median Earnings25+$33,598
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,331
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,451

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,385
% Above Poverty Level89.4%
% Below Poverty Level10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time11 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone42.6%
Median Gross Rent$553
Median House Value$77,700

Ancestry

German47%
Norwegian17.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.9%
Irish11.3%
Swedish5.7%
Polish4.4%
English3.5%
Danishn2.1%
French Except Basque2.1%
Italian1.1%
Russian1%
Dutch1%
Finnish0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Scottish0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
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Blue Earth Almanac

CategoryValue
County Faribault County
Standard Zip Codes56013
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.63
Approximate Longitude-94.09

Blue Earth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWINNEBAGO
Distance9.8 miles
Jan Temp3 to 21 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp62 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip31.1 inches
StationSWEA CITY 1 NE
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip30.3 inches
StationFOREST CITY 2 NNE
Distance34 miles
Jan Temp3 to 23 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Delavan256$49,250
Easton192$66,719
Elmore532$48,229
Frost218$52,500
Granada293$61,250
Winnebago1,401$50,809

Blue Earth Public Libraries

Blue Earth Community Library
124 WEST 7TH STREET
Blue Earth, Minnesota
(507) 526-5012

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Blue Earth Hospitals

United Hospital District
(Government - District/authority)
515 South Moore St Po Box 160
(507) 526-7910

Blue Earth Public Schools

Blue Earth Area Middle
315 E 6th St
ZIP: 56013
(507) 526-3115
Middle
Total Enrollment 176
Blue Earth Area Secondary
1125 Hwy 169 N
ZIP: 56013
(507) 526-3201
High
Total Enrollment 455
Blue Earth Elementary
315 E 6th St
ZIP: 56013
(507) 526-3090
Primary
Total Enrollment 466
Granada Huntley East Chain Elem.
395 - 280th Ave
ZIP: 56013
(507) 773-4203
Primary
Total Enrollment 100
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