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Fergus Falls is a township in Otter Tail County, in the Fergus Falls metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Fergus Falls. For links to other places called Fergus Falls, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Fergus Falls is 46.333N. The longitude is -96.101W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,266 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,051.


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Median household income
Local
$54,345
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fergus Falls demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Frostbite Festival - Feb. 1-16, 2008
  • SummerFest - June 7-10, 2007
  • Ottertail County Fair West - July 19-22, 2007
  • Return to the Prairie Day - Aug. 11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Fergus Falls web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Fergus Falls demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Otter Tail County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56533 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

34% of Fergus Falls residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fergus Falls ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fergus Falls was $20,003, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Fergus Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $866.


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Otter Tail County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fergus Falls political report.

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The average commute time for Fergus Falls workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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