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Demographics

People

Total Population728
Male Share of the Population45.2%
Female Share of the Population54.8%
Senior Citizens27.7%
Employed Population 16+340
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married67%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.1%
Median Earnings25+$34,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,417

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,036
% Above Poverty Level89%
% Below Poverty Level11%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work13%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.2%
Median Gross Rent$717
Median House Value$89,400

Ancestry

German37.1%
Dutch32.8%
Norwegian14.1%
Irish9.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6.2%
Swedish4.7%
English1.9%
Canadian1.4%
Italian1.2%
French Except Basque1.1%
Welsh0.8%
Danishn0.8%
Swiss0.7%
Belizean0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Polish0.3%
Scottish0.1%
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Hills Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rock County
Standard Zip Codes56138
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.52
Approximate Longitude-96.36

Hills Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationROCK RAPIDS
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp3 to 24 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip27.4 inches
StationSIOUX FALLS AP
Distance20 miles
Jan Temp3 to 25 F
Apr Temp33 to 59 F
Jul Temp60 to 86 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip24.6 inches
StationSHELDON
Distance35 miles
Jan Temp3 to 23 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 60 F
Annual Precip29.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beaver Creek375$63,750
Ellsworth557$52,188
Hardwick234$48,125
Luverne4,660$61,486
Magnolia237$44,375
Steen228$37,500

Hills Public Schools

Hills-beaver Creek Secondary
301 N Summit Ave
ZIP: 56138
(507) 962-3240
High
Total Enrollment 140

Hills Private Schools

Hills Christian School
501 Central Ave
ZIP: 56138
Elementary
Total Enrollment 24
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