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Lamberton Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
  Location of Lamberton Minnesota

Population: 
 Lamberton (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2007
(est)
1990-2000 Change
Actual Percent
Population 962 1,032 972 859 805 -113 -11.63
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.60 0.63 0.53 0.63 -- 0.10 18.17
Density (persons per sq. mile) 1,603.3 1,638.1 1,833.9 1,371.5 -- -462.40 -25.21
Housing Units 398 444 449 447 -- -2 -0.45
Households -- 420 411 392 376 -19 -4.62
Persons Per Household -- 2.29 2.18 2.04 1.97 -0.14 -6.21

Geography:

Lamberton is a city in Redwood County, Minnesota. Lamberton is located along U.S. Highway 14, an east-west highway that connects it to Springfield to the east and Revere to the west. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km˛), all of it land. The elevation is 1,142 ft (348 m) above sea level.

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Demographics:

As of the census of 2000, there were 859 people, 392 households, and 219 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,371.6 people per square mile (526.4/km˛). There were 447 housing units at an average density of 713.7/sq mi (273.9/km˛). The racial makeup of the city was 99.65% White, 0.12% Native American, and 0.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.12% of the population.

There were 392 households out of which 20.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.9% were non-families. 41.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 28.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 20.3% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 37.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females there were 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,603, and the median income for a family was $38,646. Males had a median income of $30,865 versus $20,278 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,721. About 12.2% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.1% of those under age 18 and 17.0% of those age 65 or over.

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History:  

The city of Lamberton in section 23 was incorporated as a village on March 1, 1879, and separated from the township on April 16, 1891. The post office was established in Yellow Medicine County and transferred to Redwood County in 1873, with Charles R. Kneeland as postmaster in his general store. The site was laid out by Capt. T. G. Carter in 1875; it had a station of the Chicago and North Western Railway and the Winona and St. Peter Railroad.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Government:
Lamberton City Hall
PO Box 356
Lamberton, MN 56152
 
Mayor Sue Nelson n/a
Clerk/Treasurer Steven Flaig n/a
Council Member Trudi Juhnke n/a
Council Member Randy Tordsen n/a
Council Member Bill Schaffran n/a
Council Member Matt Grunewald n/a

Post Office:
US Post Office
207 S Main Street
Lamberton, MN
56152-1376
Phone:
(507) 752-7394
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
                        1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday           8
:30 am - 9:30 am  
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            4:15 pm
Saturday                none


Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Alliant Energy (800) 255-4268
Natural Gas Minnesota Energy Resources Corp (800) 889-9508
Wastewater Lamberton Municipal (507) 752-7601
Water Lamberton Municipal (507) 752-7601
Telephone CenturyTel (800) 644-1840
Cable TV Lamberton Cable TV (507) 831-4176

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
Meadowland Farmers Co-op Farm Prod. Warehousing & Storage 200
Red Rock Central Schools Elementary & Secondary Schools 120
Valley View Manor Nursing Care Facilities 105
Southwest Research and Outreach Center Colleges, Universities, & Professional Schools 27
French Ag Research, Inc. Support Activities for Crop Production 15


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