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Demographics

People

Total Population13,606
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens23.5%
Employed Population 16+6,492
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married50.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.4%
Median Earnings25+$35,461
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,990
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,045

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,100
% Above Poverty Level88.7%
% Below Poverty Level11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.9%
% Using Public Transportation2%

Housing

People Living Alone41.6%
Median Gross Rent$629
Median House Value$121,300

Ancestry

German38.3%
Norwegian34.1%
Swedish8.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.7%
Irish6.7%
French Except Basque3.1%
English3.1%
Polish2.9%
Dutch1.3%
African1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Danishn1.1%
Canadian1%
Finnish0.9%
Czech0.8%
Italian0.7%
West Indian0.4%
Greek0.4%
Jamaican0.4%
Belgian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Arab0.2%
Jordanian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Russian0.1%
South African0.1%
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Fergus Falls Almanac

CategoryValue
County Otter Tail County
Standard Zip Codes56537
P.O. Box Zip Codes56538
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude46.28
Approximate Longitude-96.06

Fergus Falls 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
Distance2.2 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
StationCAMPBELL
Distance20.6 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
StationWAHPETON 3 N
Distance25.9 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 18 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 58 F
Annual Precip21.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dalton255$41,250
Elizabeth160$65,500
Erhard115$41,250
Foxhome119$66,667
Rothsay541$65,833
Underwood418$73,333

Fergus Falls Public Libraries

Viking Library System
1915 FIR AVENUE WEST
Fergus Falls, Minnesota
(218) 739-5286
Fergus Falls Public Library
205 EAST HAMPDEN
Fergus Falls, Minnesota
(218) 739-9387

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Fergus Falls Hospitals

Lake Region Healthcare Corp
(Non-profit)
712 South Cascade
(218) 736-8190

Fergus Falls Public Schools

Adams Elementary
301 West Bancroft Ave
ZIP: 56537
(218) 998-0544
Primary
Total Enrollment 328
Cleveland Elementary
919 Northern Ave N
ZIP: 56537
(218) 998-0544
Primary
Total Enrollment 481
Fergus Falls Area Learning Center
340 Friberg Ave
ZIP: 56537
(218) 998-0544
High
Total Enrollment 56
Fergus Falls Area Sp. Ed. Coop.
518 Friberg Ave
ZIP: 56537
(218) 998-0935
Other
Fergus Falls Early Childhood Sp Ed
725 West Laurel Ave
ZIP: 56537
(218) 998-3926
Primary
Total Enrollment 70
Fergus Falls Ec/elementary Sp Ed
518 Friberg Ave
ZIP: 56537
(218) 998-0935
Primary
Total Enrollment 4
Fergus Falls Elementary Sp Ed 5-8
518 Friberg Ave
ZIP: 56537
(218) 998-0935
Middle
Total Enrollment 10
Iq Academy Minnesota
340 Friberg Ave
ZIP: 56537
(218) 998-0544
Other
Total Enrollment 349
Kennedy Secondary School
601 Randolph Ave
ZIP: 56537
(218) 998-0544
Other
Total Enrollment 1180
Lakes Area Education Center
1010 Maryland Ln
ZIP: 56537
(218) 998-0935
High
Mckinley Elementary
724 Laurel Ave West
ZIP: 56537
(218) 998-0544
Primary
Total Enrollment 248

Fergus Falls Private Schools

Morning Son Christian School
1319 N Cleveland Ave
ZIP: 56537
Elementary
Total Enrollment 121
Our Lady Of Victory Elementary School
426 W Cavour Ave
ZIP: 56537
Elementary
Total Enrollment 90
Twin Oaks School
402 Western Ave
ZIP: 56537
Secondary
Total Enrollment 22
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