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Demographics

People

Total Population509
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens20.8%
Employed Population 16+246
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married47.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5.8%
Median Earnings25+$23,636
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$33,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,125

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,250
% Above Poverty Level86.3%
% Below Poverty Level13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone41.4%
Median Gross Rent$676
Median House Value$61,100

Ancestry

German48.3%
Swedish14.5%
Norwegian13.4%
English8.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.9%
Ethiopian5.1%
African5.1%
Irish4.3%
Polish2.4%
French Except Basque2.4%
Dutch2.2%
Czech2%
Finnish1.8%
Greek1.2%
Danishn0.8%
Canadian0.6%
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Cosmos Almanac

CategoryValue
County Meeker County
Standard Zip Codes56228
Phone Area Codes320
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.93
Approximate Longitude-94.69

Cosmos Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLITCHFIELD
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 19 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip28.5 inches
StationHUTCHINSON 1 N
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 20 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip27.1 inches
StationWILLMAR STATE HOSPITAL
Distance20.8 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
Atwater1,048$60,833
Bird Island867$63,250
Buffalo Lake759$48,056
Grove City638$48,929
Hector954$66,250
Lake Lillian295$57,188

Cosmos Public Schools

Cosmos Learning Center-transitions
320 N Saturn, Ste A
ZIP: 56228
(320) 877-7074
Other
Total Enrollment 11
Foundations Alternative Program
320 N Saturn, Ste A
ZIP: 56228
(320) 877-7074
Other
Total Enrollment 20
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