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People

Total Population 313
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 187
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 63.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,500
% Above Poverty Level 94.2%
% Below Poverty Level 5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.9%
Median Gross Rent $675
Median House Value $133,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
US/American 0%
English 4.2%
Irish 9.9%

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

Plato Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles W of Minnetonka, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 40 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County McLeod
Standard Zip Codes 55370
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.774
Longitude -94.039

Plato 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 STEWART
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station DELANO
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
Station JORDAN 1 S
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Glencoe 5,557 $63,009
Green Isle 555 $59,583
Hamburg 471 $74,167
Lester Prairie 1,737 $64,079

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

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