Heron Lake, MN

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Heron Lake Profile


Overview

Heron Lake is a tiny city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 676 people and just one neighborhood, Heron Lake is the 390th largest community in Minnesota. Heron Lake has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Heron Lake, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.36% of Heron Lake’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Heron Lake is a city of service providers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Heron Lake who work in food service (10.66%), management occupations (8.78%), and healthcare suport services (7.52%).

Also of interest is that Heron Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.


Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Heron Lake is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Heron Lake is worth considering.

Heron Lake is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Heron Lake Demographics

The percentage of adults in Heron Lake who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.49% of the adults in Heron Lake have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Heron Lake in 2010 was $22,001, which is lower middle income relative to Minnesota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,004 for a family of four. However, Heron Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Heron Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Heron Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Heron Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.73% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Heron Lake include Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Heron Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Heron Lake 0.101011101001110
Minnesota 2.43
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Heron Lake 0.101011101001110
Minnesota 22.22
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Minnesota 21

Neighborhood Public School Data

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

JACKSON COUNTY CENTRAL SCHOOL DIST.


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District Quality Compared to Minnesota

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Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Jackson County Central Senior High
1128 N Hwy
Jackson, MN, 56143
09-12
Riverside Elementary
820 Park St
Jackson, MN, 56143
PK-05
Pleasantview Elementary
110 Milwaukee St
Lakefield, MN, 56150
PK-05
Jackson County Central Middle
205 4 Th Ave N
Lakefield, MN, 56150
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.1% 38.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.0% 31.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.1% 7.1%

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HERON LAKE-OKABENA SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Minnesota

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Better than of MN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Heron Lake Okabena Elementary
321 Stearns Ave
Heron Lake, MN, 56137
PK-06
Heron Lake Okabena Secondary
124 N Minnesota Ave
Okabena, MN, 56161
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 33.9% 38.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.0% 31.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.9% 7.1%

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ROUND LAKE-BREWSTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Minnesota

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Better than of MN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MN Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Round Lake Brewster Secondary
915 4 Th Ave
Brewster, MN, 56119
09-12
Round Lake Brewster Elementary
915 4 Th Ave
Brewster, MN, 56119
KG-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 71.4% 38.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 60.2% 31.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.2% 7.1%

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