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Demographics

People

Total Population1,261
Male Share of the Population47%
Female Share of the Population53%
Senior Citizens16.9%
Employed Population 16+649
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married55.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.1%
Median Earnings25+$36,875
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,333

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,043
% Above Poverty Level92%
% Below Poverty Level8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone35.6%
Median Gross Rent$523
Median House Value$74,600

Ancestry

German37.1%
Norwegian31.1%
Irish11.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.9%
English7.9%
Polish6.9%
Swedish5.9%
French Except Basque4%
Dutch2.7%
Czech2.5%
Italian2.1%
Belgian1.7%
Danishn1.4%
Finnish1.2%
Welsh0.3%
Russian0.2%
Icelander0.2%
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Elbow Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Grant County
Standard Zip Codes56531
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude45.99
Approximate Longitude-95.97

Elbow Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationELBOW LAKE
Distance0.9 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
StationCAMPBELL
Distance22.4 miles
Jan Temp-4 to 17 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp33 to 59 F
Annual Precip21.8 inches
StationMORRIS WC EXP STN
Distance27.6 miles
Jan Temp-2 to 18 F
Apr Temp34 to 54 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp35 to 58 F
Annual Precip25.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ashby549$51,875
Barrett387$43,250
Dalton278$43,750
Evansville609$48,750
Hoffman667$55,385
Wendell97$43,750

Elbow Lake Public Libraries

Elbow Lake: Thorson Mem Library
117 CENTRAL AVENUE
Elbow Lake, Minnesota
(218) 685-6850

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Elbow Lake Hospitals

Prairie Ridge Hosp Hlth Serv
(Non-profit)
930 First Street Northeast
(218) 685-4460

Elbow Lake Public Schools

West Central Area N. El.
411 1st St Se
ZIP: 56531
(218) 685-4477
Primary
Total Enrollment 159
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