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Demographics

People

Total Population2,638
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens22.1%
Employed Population 16+1,304
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married52.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.4%
Median Earnings25+$33,456
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,021

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,563
% Above Poverty Level81.8%
% Below Poverty Level18.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work6%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone38.6%
Median Gross Rent$578
Median House Value$106,100

Ancestry

Norwegian26.7%
German26.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.6%
Irish6.3%
Swedish5.8%
Polish3.3%
English2.8%
Canadian2.7%
French Except Basque1.5%
Dutch1.5%
Basque1.3%
Scottish0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Icelander0.5%
Czech0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Italian0.2%
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Granite Falls Almanac

CategoryValue
County Yellow Medicine County
Standard Zip Codes56241
Phone Area Codes507,320
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.81
Approximate Longitude-95.53

Granite 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)

StationMONTEVIDEO 1 SW
Distance13.2 miles
Jan Temp1 to 20 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp36 to 60 F
Annual Precip26 inches
StationMARSHALL
Distance26.5 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
StationREDWOOD FALLS MUNICIPAL
Distance29 miles
Jan Temp4 to 22 F
Apr Temp37 to 57 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip26.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clarkfield850$57,396
Hanley Falls398$54,583
Maynard415$57,083
Montevideo5,165$65,745
Sacred Heart486$49,333
Wood Lake447$51,417

Granite Falls Hospitals

Municipal Hosp & Granite Manor
(Government - Local)
345 Tenth Avenue
(320) 564-3110

Granite Falls Public Schools

Bert Raney Elementary School
555 7th St
ZIP: 56241
(320) 564-4427
Primary
Total Enrollment 383
Minnesota Valley Cooperative
450 9th Ave
ZIP: 56241
(320) 564-4081
Yellow Medicine East High School
450 9th Ave
ZIP: 56241
(320) 564-4081
High
Total Enrollment 263
Yellow Medicine East Middle School
450 9th Ave
ZIP: 56241
(320) 561-4081
Middle
Total Enrollment 168
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