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Dalbo, MN

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Overview


Dalbo is a tiny township located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 792 people and just one neighborhood, Dalbo is the 418th largest community in Minnesota. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Dalbo, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Dalbo, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Dalbo’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Dalbo does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $73,309.00.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some townships where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dalbo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dalbo is a township of service providers, construction workers and builders, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dalbo who work in healthcare suport services (13.32%), office and administrative support (10.28%), and management occupations (9.11%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Dalbo is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Dalbo a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The township’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Dalbo has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Dalbo’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Dalbo is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Dalbo, the average commute to work is 39.77 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small township, Dalbo does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The percentage of people in Dalbo who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.47% of adults in Dalbo have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Dalbo in 2022 was $33,808, which is middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,232 for a family of four. However, Dalbo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Dalbo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dalbo residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Dalbo include German, Norwegian, Swedish, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Dalbo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Real Estate

Owner-occupied real estate dominates the neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.4% of neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 97.4% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 95.4% of all neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 93.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 34.3% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 11.0% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Minnesota. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swedish and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 14.6% have Norwegian ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Dalbo are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 72.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.3% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 57.7% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 32.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 31.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.6%), and 17.5% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Dalbo, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (30.7%). There are also a number of people of Swedish ancestry (20.1%), and residents who report Norwegian roots (14.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.7%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.2%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (34.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (83.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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