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Neighbors by the numbers

Published 11:32am Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 294-3161

Railroads: Union Pacific

Highways: Minnesota Highway 22

Schools: none; is in United South Central School District

 

Lake Mills

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: 465-3514

Railroads: Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (Canadian Pacific)

Highways: Minnesota Highway 13, Minnesota Highway 30

Schools: NRHEG Secondary School

Northwood

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

 

Twin Lakes

2010 census: 151

Median age: 49.5

Households: 76

Housing units: 85

Square miles: 0.51

City Hall address: 101 W. Main St.

City Hall phone: 852-2155

Railroads: none

Highways: U.S. Highway 69

Schools: none; is in Albert Lea School District

 

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: 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