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Demographics

People

Total Population1,045
Male Share of the Population44.9%
Female Share of the Population55.1%
Senior Citizens26.3%
Employed Population 16+460
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married47.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23%
Median Earnings25+$35,066
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$55,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,966

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,859
% Above Poverty Level81.9%
% Below Poverty Level18.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work10.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone33.8%
Median Gross Rent$613
Median House Value$105,500

Ancestry

Norwegian45.9%
German32.2%
Irish9.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.4%
English6.1%
Swedish6.1%
Polish4.9%
Dutch1.5%
French Except Basque1.1%
Canadian0.9%
Danishn0.7%
Finnish0.7%
Scottish0.4%
Czech0.4%
Luxemburger0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Greek0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Italian0.2%
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Houston Almanac

CategoryValue
County Houston County
Standard Zip Codes55943
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.76
Approximate Longitude-91.57

Houston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCALEDONIA
Distance9.6 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip34.9 inches
StationTREMPEALEAU DAM 6
Distance17.7 miles
Jan Temp6 to 24 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip32.9 inches
StationGENOA DAM 8
Distance21.6 miles
Jan Temp8 to 25 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 60 F
Annual Precip33.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Caledonia2,777$59,375
Hokah597$64,306
La Crescent5,046$66,823
Peterson187$55,833
Rushford1,813$62,303
Spring Grove1,314$60,000

Houston Public Libraries

Houston Public Library
202 EAST CEDAR STREET
Houston, Minnesota
(507) 896-7323

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Houston Public Schools

Houston Elementary
310 S Sherman
ZIP: 55943
(507) 896-5323
Primary
Total Enrollment 240
Houston Secondary
306 W Elm St
ZIP: 55943
(507) 896-5323
High
Total Enrollment 180
Minnesota Virtual Academy
306 W Elm St
ZIP: 55943
(507) 896-5323
Other
Total Enrollment 1530
Ridgeway Community School
35564 County Rd 12
ZIP: 55943
(507) 454-9566
Primary
Total Enrollment 93
Summit Learning Program
306 W Elm St
ZIP: 55943
(507) 896-5323
High
Total Enrollment 21
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