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Demographics

People

Total Population1,045
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens20.8%
Employed Population 16+511
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married56.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.6%
Median Earnings25+$32,339
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,917
% Above Poverty Level90.2%
% Below Poverty Level9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.1%
Median Gross Rent$769
Median House Value$86,800

Ancestry

German49.5%
Norwegian20%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.4%
Irish12.5%
Swedish11.8%
Czech3.4%
English3%
Italian2.6%
Polish2.5%
Danishn2.3%
French Except Basque1.8%
Dutch1.2%
Finnish1%
Austrian0.8%
Canadian0.4%
Scottish0.3%
Swiss0.2%
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Hector Almanac

CategoryValue
County Renville County
Standard Zip Codes55342
Phone Area Codes320
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.74
Approximate Longitude-94.71

Hector Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationOLIVIA 3 SE
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp0 to 20 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 59 F
Annual Precip25.9 inches
StationSTEWART
Distance18 miles
Jan Temp1 to 21 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip29 inches
StationREDWOOD FALLS MUNICIPAL
Distance22.5 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
Bird Island887$62,500
Buffalo Lake740$44,632
Cosmos493$45,972
Fairfax963$53,594
Olivia2,327$82,963
Stewart522$53,438

Hector Public Schools

Buffalo Lake-hector Secondary
220 W 3rd St, Po Box 307
ZIP: 55342
(320) 848-2233
Other
Total Enrollment 282
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