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Palo Alto County Census Information

POPULATION - RANKING - 9,421 - 80th

Township Populations

  2010 2000
Booth  90 107
Ellington 135 170
Emmetsburg 2,834 2,899
Fairfield 236 305
Fern Valley 199 256
Freedom 1,446 1,484
Great Oak 148 177
Highland 998 1,018
Independence 129 168
Lost Island 227 215
Nevada 107 127
Rush Lake 466 551
Silver Lake 304 386
Vernon 97 149
Walnut 1,071 1,136
West Bend 934 999
TOTAL 9,421 10,147

City Populations

  2010  2000
Ayrshire 143 202
Curlew 58 62
Cylinder 88 110
Emmetsburg 3,904 3,958
Graettinger 844 900
Mallard 274 298
Rodman 45 56
Ruthven 737 711
West Bend 785 834
Rural 2,543 3,016
TOTAL   9,421 10,147