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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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$35,781
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Peterson demographic reports
Historic sites and museums: Peterson Station Museum

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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.

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13% of Peterson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Peterson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $322.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $633.


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Fillmore County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Peterson political report.

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The average commute time for Peterson workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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