Alden, MN Population

Population: 652. Estimated population in July 2020: 634 (-2.8% change)
Males: 316 (48.5%), Females: 336 (51.5%)

Freeborn County

Zip code: 56009

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $40,000
Median house value: $65,400

Races in Alden:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Other race (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (40.3%), Norwegian (35.0%), Danish (11.5%), Irish (7.5%), Swedish (7.4%), Polish (4.9%).

Elevation: 1220 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Map of Alden, MN

Population

For population 25 years and over in Alden

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alden city

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Alden:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alden:

  • MASON CITY MUNI (about 41 miles; MASON CITY, IA; Abbreviation: MCW)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 78 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; Abbreviation: RST)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 86 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)

Other public-use airports nearest to Alden:

  • ALBERT LEA MUNI (about 15 miles; ALBERT LEA, MN; Abbreviation: AEL)
  • WELLS MUNI (about 15 miles; WELLS, MN; Abbreviation: 68Y)
  • LAKE MILLS MUNI (about 20 miles; LAKE MILLS, IA; Abbreviation: 0Y6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alden:

  • NORTH IOWA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; MASON CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,161)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNVERSITY-MANKATO (about 45 miles; MANKATO, MN; Full-time enrollment: 11,210)
  • SOUTH CENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE-MANKATO (about 48 miles; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,186)
  • GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS COLLEGE (about 55 miles; ST PETER, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,355)
  • SAINT OLAF COLLEGE (about 62 miles; NORTHFIELD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,968)
  • NORMANDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; BLOOMINGTON, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,636)
  • ROCHESTER COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 83 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,368)

Schools

Public high school in Alden:

  • ALDEN-CONGER SEC. (Students: 228; Location: 215 N. BROADWAY; Grades: 07 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Alden:

  • ALDEN-CONGER EL. (Students: 205; Location: 215 N. BROADWAY; Grades: PK – 06)