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Demographics

People

Total Population3,254
Male Share of the Population51.6%
Female Share of the Population48.4%
Senior Citizens28%
Employed Population 16+1,536
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married45.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.5%
Median Earnings25+$32,618
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,403
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,393
% Above Poverty Level85.5%
% Below Poverty Level14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time10 minutes
% Working from Home1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone40.4%
Median Gross Rent$533
Median House Value$74,100

Ancestry

German46.1%
Norwegian19.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.4%
Irish11.7%
Swedish6.3%
English3.9%
Polish3.4%
Dutch1.9%
French Except Basque1.8%
Danishn1.2%
Italian1%
Russian0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Finnish0.5%
Czech0.3%
Slovak0.2%
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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
Delavan243$48,750
Easton204$65,938
Elmore571$43,125
Frost215$42,500
Granada271$62,292
Winnebago1,341$49,922

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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