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People

Total Population 1,027
Male Share of the Population 51.8%
Female Share of the Population 48.2%
Senior Citizens 22.3%
Employed Population 16+ 350
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 44.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.1%
Median Earnings25+ $21,711
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,393
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,500

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,821
% Above Poverty Level 83.2%
% Below Poverty Level 16.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8%
% Using Public Transportation 6.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.1%
Median Gross Rent $529
Median House Value $75,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.4%
US/American 0%
English 7.8%
Irish 7.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Deer River Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 87 miles NW of Duluth, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 164 miles N of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Itasca
Standard Zip Codes 56636
Phone Area Codes 218
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.333
Longitude -93.792

Deer River Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station POKEGAMA DAM
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 15 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 28.3 inches
Station GRAND RAPIDS FOREST LAB
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 17 F
Apr Temp 28 to 54 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 28.7 inches
Station CASS LAKE
Distance 38.8 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 16 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 26.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Deer River, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Deer Riv (56636)

Inger (56636)

Morse (56636)

Oteneagen (56636)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bovey 830 $40,268
Cohasset 2,737 $68,182
Coleraine 1,881 $55,893
Grand Rapids 10,996 $46,140

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Deer River Hospitals

DEER RIVER HEALTHCARE CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1002 COMSTOCK DRIVE
(218) 246-2900
Emergency Service: Yes

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Deer River High Schools

DEER RIVER SEC.
101 1ST AVE. N.
218-246-8241
Serves 508 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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