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Demographics

People

Total Population708
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens18.1%
Employed Population 16+376
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married46.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.5%
Median Earnings25+$35,833
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,611
% Above Poverty Level88.3%
% Below Poverty Level11.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37%
Median Gross Rent$606
Median House Value$73,800

Ancestry

German58.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.5%
Norwegian12.3%
Irish6.6%
English2.7%
Swedish2.7%
Dutch1.7%
French Except Basque1.4%
Austrian1.3%
Czech0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Slovene0.4%
Luxemburger0.4%
Scottish0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Polish0.3%
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Heron Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jackson County
Standard Zip Codes56137
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.79
Approximate Longitude-95.32

Heron 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)

StationWINDOM
Distance11.3 miles
Jan Temp4 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip29 inches
StationWORTHINGTON 2 NNE
Distance16.5 miles
Jan Temp2 to 21 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip27.7 inches
StationLAMBERTON SW EXP STN
Distance31.5 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
Brewster459$85,750
Dundee105$53,750
Fulda1,310$61,827
Lakefield1,619$69,688
Okabena174$51,250
Windom4,545$61,406

Heron Lake Public Schools

Heron Lake-okabena Elementary
321 Stearns Ave
ZIP: 56137
(507) 793-2307
Primary
Total Enrollment 134
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