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Pelican Rapids

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Pelican Rapids is a city in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,464 at the 2010 census.HistoryPelican Rapids was platted in 1872, and named for the rapids on the Pelican River. A post office has been in operation at Pelican Rapids since 1872. Pelican Rapids was incorporated in 1882.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.63sqmi, of which 2.53sqmi is land and 0.10sqmi is water.U.S. Highway 59 and Minnesota State Highway 108 are two of the main routes in the city.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 2,464 people, 904 households, and 569 families residing in the city. The population density was 973.9PD/sqmi. There were 984 housing units at an average density of 388.9/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 74.1% White, 5.8% African American, 0.9% Native American, 3.2% Asian, 0.7% Pacific Islander, 11.6% from other races, and 3.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 31.5% of the population.
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