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Progress: Neighbors by the numbers

Published 2:33pm Thursday, May 17, 2012

Albert Lea
2010 census: 18,016
Median age: 44
Households: 7,774
Housing units: 8,410
Square miles: 14.68
City Hall address: 515 Clark St.
City Hall phone: (507) 377-4300
Railroads: Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (Canadian Pacific), Union Pacific
Highways: Interstate 90, Interstate 35, U.S. Highway 65, U.S. Highway 69, Minnesota Highway 13
Schools: Riverland Community College, Albert Lea High School, Southwest Middle School, Hawthorne Elementary School, Halverson Elementary School, Lakeview Elementary School, Sibley Elementary School, St. Theodore Catholic School, Brookside Education Center, The Children’s Center, United Preschool

Alden
2010 census: 661
Median age: 39.9
Households: 268
Housing units: 292
Square miles: 1.0
City Hall address: 174 N. Broadway St.
City Hall phone: (507) 874-3620
Railroads: Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (Canadian Pacific)
Highways: Interstate 90, Minnesota Highway 109
Schools: Alden-Conger Elementary and Secondary Schools

Bricelyn
2010 census: 365
Median age: 47.9
Households: 168
Housing units: 197
Square miles: 0.3
City Hall address: 309 N. Main St.
City Hall phone: (507) 653-4369
Railroads: both are Union Pacific
Highways: Minnesota Highway 253
Schools: none; is in United South Central School District

Clarks Grove
2010 census: 706
Median age: 38.1
Households: 295
Housing units: 312
Square miles: 0.4
City Hall address: 101 N. Independence Ave.
City Hall phone: (507) 256-4106
Railroads: Union Pacific
Highways: Interstate 35, Minnesota Highway 251
Schools: none; is in Albert Lea School District

Conger
2010 census: 146
Median age: 32.7
Households: 62
Housing units: 69
Square miles: 0.1
City hall address: 51 School St.
City hall phone: 265-3435.
Railroads: none
Highways: none
Schools: none; is in Alden-Conger School District

Ellendale
2010 census: 691
Median age: 39.6
Households: 296
Housing units: 317
Square miles: 0.9
City Hall address: 505 Second St.
City Hall phone: (507) 684-2681
Railroads: Union Pacific
Highways: Interstate 35, Minnesota Highway 30
Schools: NRHEG Elementary School

Emmons
2010 census: 391
Median age: 43.4
Households: 174
Housing units: 190
Square miles: 0.8
City hall address: 219 Main St.
City hall phone: 297-5707
Railroads: none
Highways: U.S. Highway 69
Schools: none; is in Glenville-Emmons School District

Freeborn
2010 census: 297
Median age: 38.9
Households: 120
Housing units: 130
Square miles: 0.2
City hall address: 402 Park St.
City hall phone: 863-2204
Railroads: none
Highways: none
Schools: none; is in United South Central School District

Geneva
2010 census: 555
Median age: 38.3
Households: 220
Housing units: 228
Square miles: 0.4
City Hall address: 403 Fourth St.
City Hall phone: (507) 256-4192
Railroads: none
Highways: Interstate 35
Schools: none; is in NRHEG School District

Glenville
2010 census: 643
Median age: 44.2
Households: 278
Housing units: 290
Square miles: 2.2
City Hall address: 221 W. Main St.
City Hall phone: (507) 448-3916
Railroads: Union Pacific and Cedar River
Highways: U.S. Highway 65
Schools: Glenville-Emmons High School, Glenville-Emmons Elementary School

Hayward
2010 census: 250
Median age: 44.5
Households: 114
Housing units: 123
Square miles: 0.6
City hall address: 107 County Road 26
City hall phone: 373-1222
Railroads: Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (Canadian Pacific)
Highways: Interstate 90
Schools: none; is in Albert Lea School District

Hollandale
2010 census: 303
Median age: 38.3
Households: 128
Housing units: 146
Square miles: 0.4
City hall address: 110 Park Ave. W.
City hall phone: 889-4001
Railroads: none
Highways: Minnesota Highway 251
Schools: Hollandale Christian School; is in Albert Lea School District

Hartland
2010 census: 315
Median age: 36.8
Households: 140
Housing units: 148
Square miles: 0.3
City hall address: 407 Broadway St.
City hall phone: 845-2469
Railroads: Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (Canadian Pacific), Union Pacific
Highways: Minnesota Highway 13
Schools: none; is in NRHEG School District

Kiester
2010 census: 501
Median age: 47.8
Households: 246
Housing units: 281
Square miles: 0.4
City hall address: 116 N. Main St.
City hall phone: (507) 294-3161
Railroads: Union Pacific
Highways: Minnesota Highway 22
Schools: none; is in United South Central School District

Lake Mills, Iowa
2010 census: 2,100
Median age: 45.3
Households: 944
Housing units: 1,055
Square miles: 2.6
City Hall address: 105 W. Main St., Lake Mills, IA 50450
City Hall phone: (641) 592-3251
Railroads: Union Pacific
Highways: U.S. Highway 69, County Highway 105
Schools: Lake Mills Community School

Manchester
2010 census: 57
Median age: 36.8
Households: 26
Housing units: 30
Square miles: 0.1
City hall address: 70830 255th St.
City hall phone: 826-3483
Railroads: Union Pacific
Highways: Minnesota Highway 13
Schools: none; is in Albert Lea School District

New Richland
2010 census: 1,203
Median age: 43.8
Households: 487
Housing units: 531
Square miles: 0.6
City Hall address: 203 N. Broadway Ave., PO Box 57, New Richland, 56072
City Hall phone: (507) 465-3514
Railroads: Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (Canadian Pacific)
Highways: Minnesota Highway 13, Minnesota Highway 30
Schools: NRHEG Secondary School

Northwood, Iowa
2010 census: 1,989
Median age: 44.2
Households: 885
Housing units: 1,004
Square miles: 3.8
City Hall address: 627 Central Ave.
City Hall phone: (641) 324-1075
Railroads: Union Pacific
Highways: U.S. Highway 65, County Highway 105
Schools: Northwood-Kensett Elementary School, Northwood-Kensett Junior/Senior High School

Wells
2010 census: 2,343
Median age: 45.3
Households: 1,013
Housing units: 1,133
Square miles: 1.4
City hall address: 125 S. Broadway Ave.
City hall phone: (507) 553-6371
Railroads: Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (Canadian Pacific)
Highways: Minnesota Highway 22, Minnesota Highway 109
Schools: United South Central High School, United South Central Middle School, United South Central Elementary School, St. Casimir Catholic School, Covenant Life School