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Demographics

People

Total Population693
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens21.9%
Employed Population 16+355
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married48.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17%
Median Earnings25+$35,368
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,972
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,143

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,321
% Above Poverty Level85.7%
% Below Poverty Level14.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39.8%
Median Gross Rent$492
Median House Value$61,700

Ancestry

German39.2%
Norwegian11.5%
Danishn9.5%
Dutch8.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.5%
Irish6.3%
English4.9%
Polish3.9%
Italian3.6%
Swedish1.9%
French Except Basque1.9%
Belgian1.4%
Scottish1.3%
Swiss0.3%
Canadian0.3%
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Lake Benton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lincoln County
Standard Zip Codes56149
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.26
Approximate Longitude-96.29

Lake Benton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationTYLER
Distance7.8 miles
Jan Temp6 to 22 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip26.1 inches
StationFLANDREAU
Distance21.3 miles
Jan Temp1 to 22 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip23.7 inches
StationBROOKINGS 2 NE
Distance24 miles
Jan Temp0 to 22 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip22.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hendricks724$51,964
Holland164$59,583
Ivanhoe584$55,417
Russell380$71,250
Ruthton263$49,375
Tyler1,291$64,167

Lake Benton Public Libraries

Lake Benton Public Library
110 W BENTON
Lake Benton, Minnesota
(507) 368-4641

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Lake Benton Public Schools

Heartland Elementary
2171 100th Ave
ZIP: 56149
(507) 368-3250
Primary
Total Enrollment 24
Lake Benton Elementary
101 Garfield St, Po Box 158
ZIP: 56149
(507) 368-4241
Primary
Total Enrollment 129
Lake Benton Secondary
101 Garfield St, Po Box 158
ZIP: 56149
(507) 368-4241
High
Total Enrollment 1
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