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Demographics

People

Total Population501
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens19.2%
Employed Population 16+243
Age of the Population53

Families

% of people married60.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24%
Median Earnings25+$24,063
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,719
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,688

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,042
% Above Poverty Level88.5%
% Below Poverty Level11.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32.3%
Median Gross Rent$775
Median House Value$222,100

Ancestry

German43.3%
Norwegian18.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.6%
Swedish14.2%
Irish9.4%
English6.6%
Finnish3.2%
Polish3.2%
French Except Basque2.8%
Scottish2.4%
Danishn1.6%
Canadian1.4%
Welsh1%
Dutch1%
Czech1%
Croatian0.8%
Italian0.6%
Arab0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
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Ottertail Almanac

CategoryValue
County Otter Tail County
Standard Zip Codes56571
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude46.42
Approximate Longitude-95.55

Ottertail Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationOTTERTAIL
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp-2 to 20 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 58 F
Annual Precip26.6 inches
StationDETROIT LAKES 1 NNE
Distance31.5 miles
Jan Temp-4 to 16 F
Apr Temp31 to 55 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 56 F
Annual Precip26.3 inches
StationALEXANDRIA CHANDLER AP
Distance39.4 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 17 F
Apr Temp33 to 53 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 55 F
Annual Precip26 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clitherall97$34,375
Deer Creek239$40,417
Henning923$53,000
New York Mills1,367$50,625
Perham3,261$56,301
Richville100$48,750
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