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Demographics

People

Total Population278
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens10.4%
Employed Population 16+122
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married47.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.5%
Median Earnings25+$23,542
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,813

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,750
% Above Poverty Level76%
% Below Poverty Level24%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.4%
Median Gross Rent$507
Median House Value$63,200

Ancestry

Norwegian52.5%
German29.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9%
Irish7.9%
Swedish4.7%
English3.2%
Polish2.5%
Greek1.4%
Danishn0.4%
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Dalton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Otter Tail County
Standard Zip Codes56324
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude46.17
Approximate Longitude-95.91

Dalton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFERGUS FALLS
Distance13 miles
Jan Temp-3 to 16 F
Apr Temp32 to 53 F
Jul Temp60 to 80 F
Oct Temp34 to 56 F
Annual Precip23.3 inches
StationELBOW LAKE
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp-5 to 16 F
Apr Temp31 to 54 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp33 to 57 F
Annual Precip23.3 inches
StationOTTERTAIL
Distance23.7 miles
Jan Temp-2 to 20 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 58 F
Annual Precip26.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ashby549$51,875
Battle Lake851$43,214
Elbow Lake1,261$63,043
Fergus Falls13,310$64,554
Underwood391$71,250
Wendell97$43,750
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