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Pelican Rapids
  • Town in Minnesota

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade C
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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Pelican Rapids is a town in Minnesota with a population of 2,487. Pelican Rapids is in Otter Tail County. Living in Pelican Rapids offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Pelican Rapids and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Pelican Rapids are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$109,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$388
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    79.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    39.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    39.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    79.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    79.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    31%
    national  12%

Working in Pelican Rapids

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,971
National
$62,843

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