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People

Total Population 25,552
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 12,601
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 52.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.6%
Median Earnings25+ $38,536
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,438
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,429

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,822
% Above Poverty Level 88.8%
% Below Poverty Level 11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.4%
Median Gross Rent $732
Median House Value $147,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 10.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Owatonna Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles W of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Steele
Standard Zip Codes 55060
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.083
Longitude -93.225

Owatonna Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station OWATONNA
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Station WASECA EXP STATION
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station AUSTIN 3 S
Distance 34.5 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Owatonna, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Havana (55060)

Litomysl (55060)

Pratt (55060)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Claremont 551 $45,417
Ellendale 685 $60,568
Faribault 23,509 $62,838
Medford 1,401 $74,688

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Owatonna Public Libraries

Library
Owatonna-steele County Library
105 N ELM AVENUE
Owatonna, Minnesota
(507) 444-2460
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Owatonna Hospitals

OWATONNA HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
903 SOUTH OAK STREET
(507) 451-3850
Emergency Service: Yes

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Owatonna High Schools

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OWATONNA SR.
333 E. SCHOOL ST.
507-444-8810
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,684 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.8

DAY SCHOOL 9-12 (610)
115 E. ROSE ST.
507-444-7810
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 68 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

ACTIONS SCHOOL
565 DUNNELL DR.
507-451-2830
A Non-traditional School
Serves 11 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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