Wanamingo, Minnesota

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Wanamingo is a city in Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States, along the North Fork of the Zumbro River. The population was 1,007 at the 2000 census.

The ethanol company POET LLC started on the farm of Lowell and Jeff Broin in 1983 near the community.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highways 57 and 60 are two of the main routes in the city.

U.S. Route 52 is nearby.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,007 people, 404 households, and 273 families residing in the city. The population density was 919.4 people per square mile (353.5/km²). There were 411 housing units at an average density of 375.2/sq mi (144.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.71% White, 0.40% Asian, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.20% of the population.

There were 404 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.4% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 28.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $40,000, and the median income for a family was $46,125. Males had a median income of $30,583 versus $23,295 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,466. About 5.8% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 12.2% of those age 65 or over.


External links

  • [1] Wanamingo Home Page

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