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Demographics

People

Total Population2,482
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens13.9%
Employed Population 16+1,158
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married51.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.9%
Median Earnings25+$26,264
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,539
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,064

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,125
% Above Poverty Level78.3%
% Below Poverty Level21.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work15.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone28.5%
Median Gross Rent$569
Median House Value$105,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.2%
German20.6%
Norwegian19%
Swedish8.9%
African7.7%
Somali7.7%
English3.5%
Danishn3.2%
Irish2.5%
Polish2.4%
Italian1.3%
Greek1%
Czech0.8%
Croatian0.6%
Finnish0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Swiss0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Dutch0.2%
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Pelican Rapids Almanac

CategoryValue
County Otter Tail County
Standard Zip Codes56572
Phone Area Codes218
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude46.57
Approximate Longitude-96.08

Pelican Rapids Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationROTHSAY
Distance11.3 miles
Jan Temp-5 to 15 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 56 F
Annual Precip23 inches
StationFERGUS FALLS
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp-3 to 16 F
Apr Temp32 to 53 F
Jul Temp60 to 80 F
Oct Temp34 to 56 F
Annual Precip23.3 inches
StationDETROIT LAKES 1 NNE
Distance21.3 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Barnesville2,571$85,057
Dent153$50,417
Elizabeth167$62,500
Erhard131$40,625
Rothsay497$54,688
Vergas350$60,000

Pelican Rapids Public Libraries

Pelican Rapids Public Library: A Multicultural Learning Cent
25 WEST MILL AVENUE
Pelican Rapids, Minnesota
(218) 863-7055

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Pelican Rapids Public Schools

Pelican Rapids Alt Center Mid-level
310 S Broadway
ZIP: 56572
(218) 863-5910
Middle
Total Enrollment 11
Pelican Rapids Alt Learning Center
310 S Broadway
ZIP: 56572
(218) 863-5910
High
Total Enrollment 9
Pelican Rapids Secondary
310 S Broadway
ZIP: 56572
(218) 863-5910
High
Total Enrollment 397
Viking Elementary School
1 Viking Dr
ZIP: 56572
(218) 863-2911
Primary
Total Enrollment 471
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