Fertile Polk County, Minnesota

Fertile: City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States

About

Fertile is a city located in the county of Polk in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 842 and a population density of 157 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 806 inhabitants.

Fertile Quick Facts

Population : 806 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Polk County
Postal code : 56540
Phone Area Codes : 218
Area : 5.38 km2
Altitude : 1,138 feet / 347 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:30:04 (26th May 2022)
Density : 150 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.47% (2010-2020)
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Location of Fertile on Minnesota map.
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Polk County Minnesota Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Fertile Highlighted
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Geography

Fertile is located at 47°32'10"N 96°16'49"W (47.5360800, -96.2803300).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fertile decreased by 4.47% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 842 - census
2011 836 -0.72% estimation process
2012 836 0% estimation process
2013 839 0.36% estimation process
2014 839 0% estimation process
2015 836 -0.36% estimation process
2016 839 0.36% estimation process
2017 833 -0.72% estimation process
2018 823 -1.22% estimation process
2019 818 -0.61% estimation process
2020 806 -1.49% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 13,275
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,883
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 13,080
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,870
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.9%
People over 65 (%) : 18.5%
Female persons, % : 50.1%
White only, percent : 98.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 0.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 97.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 752
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.2%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 6,595

Fertile zip code is 56540. County name: Polk, County fips: 27119

City of Fertile, Fertile

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 6,595
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $65,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $809
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $304
2015-2019 median gross rent : $518
2015-2019 Households : 5,268
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.52
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 76.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 68.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 75.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 16.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.5%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 20,376
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 94,794
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 70,452
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,092
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $31,147
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,860
Percentage of people living in poverty : 23.2%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 119
2019 total employment : 1,206
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 39,962
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -6.3%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 873
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,043
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 679
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 246
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,011
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 182
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 830
2010 population per square mile : 28.7
2010 land area in square miles : 482.84

People born in Fertile (1)

American baseball player Arlo Brunsberg was born in Fertile

Schools in Fertile

College & universities near Fertile, MN

Code Name City ZIP
434751 White Earth Tribal and Community College Mahnomen (MN) 56557

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fertile, MN

Code Name Address Type
GFK Grand Forks 5555 DeMers Avenue RAIL
FAR Fargo 420 4th Street North RAIL
DLK Detroit Lakes 116 Pioneer Street RAIL

Post offices near Fertile

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fertil Post Office Fertile (MN) 56540

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Fertile , Iowa City in Worth County, Iowa, United States with a population of 356 people.

Other cities in Polk County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Polk County , MN. (more)

City Name Population Title
East Grand Forks 8,401 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Fosston 1,442 City in Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Girard 732 Township in Otter Tail County, Minnesota
McIntosh 596 Human settlement in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Freeman 480 Township in Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States
Erskine 467 City in Minnesota, United States
Ross 425 Human settlement in United States of America
Crookston 419 City in Minnesota, United States
Gentilly 275 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Bygland 274 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Climax 261 City in Polk County, Minnesota
Winger 215 Township in Polk County, Minnesota
Fisher 200 Human settlement in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America
Euclid 152 Unincorporated community in Polk County, Minnesota
Mentor 147 City in Minnesota, USA
Gully 136 Township in Polk County, Minnesota