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Demographics

People

Total Population327
Male Share of the Population56.3%
Female Share of the Population43.7%
Senior Citizens11.9%
Employed Population 16+166
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married63.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.2%
Median Earnings25+$35,938
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,464
% Above Poverty Level96.9%
% Below Poverty Level3.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.9%
Median Gross Rent$508
Median House Value$105,100

Ancestry

German34.9%
Belgian15.6%
Norwegian14.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.9%
Irish7%
Jordanian6.1%
Arab6.1%
English5.5%
Polish4.9%
Dutch4.6%
French Except Basque3.7%
Russian1.8%
Danishn1.5%
Scottish1.5%
Swedish1.2%
Canadian1.2%
Icelander0.9%
Welsh0.6%
Finnish0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Luxemburger0.3%
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Ghent Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lyon County
Standard Zip Codes56239
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.51
Approximate Longitude-95.89

Ghent Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMARSHALL
Distance6.2 miles
Jan Temp5 to 24 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 61 F
Annual Precip25.7 inches
StationTYLER
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp6 to 22 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip26.1 inches
StationLAMBERTON SW EXP STN
Distance33.7 miles
Jan Temp2 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 60 F
Annual Precip26.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cottonwood1,252$56,250
Lynd503$75,733
Marshall13,616$71,115
Minneota1,380$64,271
Russell380$71,250
Taunton147$27,222
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