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Peterson is a city in Fillmore County.
The community was named for Peter Peterson Haslerud, state legislator
The latitude of Peterson is 43.786N. The longitude is -91.834W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 761 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 269.
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19% of Peterson residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Peterson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Peterson was $14,728, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Peterson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Peterson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $322. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $633.
Fillmore County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Peterson political report.
The average commute time for Peterson workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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