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People

Total Population 4,601
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 23.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,013
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 55.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,813
% Above Poverty Level 73.6%
% Below Poverty Level 26.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.4%
Median Gross Rent $560
Median House Value $94,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 7.6%

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

Windom Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 81 miles E of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Cottonwood
Standard Zip Codes 56101, 56118
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.866
Longitude -95.127

Windom 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 WINDOM
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29 inches
Station ST JAMES FILT PLANT
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 27.6 inches
Station LAMBERTON SW EXP STN
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Delft (56101)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bingham Lake 123 $38,750
Heron Lake 610 $57,500
Jeffers 419 $51,250
Lakefield 1,527 $67,708

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

Windom Public Libraries

Library
Windom Public Library
904 4TH AVENUE
Windom, Minnesota
(507) 831-6131

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Windom Hospitals

WINDOM AREA HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
2150 HOSPITAL DRIVE, PO BOX 339
(507) 831-2400
Emergency Service: Yes

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Windom High Schools

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WINDOM SR.
1400 W. 17TH ST.
507-831-6910
Serves 359 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

RED ROCK RIDGE AREA LEARNING CNTR
BOX 265
507-831-2936
A Non-traditional School
Serves 42 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

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