Alberta, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 99 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -30.3%
Males: 38  (39.4%)
Females: 61  (60.6%)
Median resident age:

50.1 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56207, 56267.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,274 (it was $43,500 in 2000)
Alberta:

$57,274
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,040 (it was $15,296 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $94,625 (it was $38,300 in 2000)
Alberta:

$94,625
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $84,814; detached houses: $84,629

Median gross rent in 2019: $871.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alberta: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.4%

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Ancestries: Norwegian (61.1%), German (29.6%), American (1.9%), French Canadian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1110 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 358 people per square mile   (very low).

Alberta, Minnesota map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $863 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $682 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (90.8 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (141.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (491.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Chokio, MN (2.5 miles ),
Morris, MN (2.6 miles ),
Donnelly, MN (2.9 miles ),
Johnson, MN (3.5 miles),
Hancock, MN (3.7 miles ),
Cyrus, MN (3.9 miles ),
Herman, MN (4.1 miles ),
Graceville, MN (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 45.57 N, Longitude: 96.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 320

Distribution of median household income in Alberta, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Alberta, MN in 2019

Alberta satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.6%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+4.4%).
Most common industries in Alberta, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (5.7%)
  • Machinery (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (12.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.8%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.7%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.5%)
  • Educational services (18.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (6.1%)
  • Machinery (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Alberta, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.8%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.3%)
  • Food processing workers (7.7%)
  • Other transportation occupations (7.7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)

Average climate in Alberta, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alberta-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Alberta city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 6/18/1964, a category F3 tornado 28.3 miles away from the city center injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alberta-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 6.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 13.7 miles away from Alberta center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 189.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 715.9 miles away from Alberta center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 240.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stevens County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alberta topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Alberta:

  • WEST WIND VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MORRIS, MN)
  • SANFORD DIALYSIS MORRIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MORRIS, MN)
  • STEVENS COMMUNITY MEDICAL CTR (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MORRIS, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alberta:

  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 39 miles; Alexandria, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,324)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 56 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Ridgewater College (about 57 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 79 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 84 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Alberta include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (B), Church of the Nazarene (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Stevens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alberta that have no violations reported:

  • ALBERTA (Population served: 143, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

78.0%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Alberta:

Marital status in Alberta, MN
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Alberta:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alberta, MN (based on Stevens County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,66610
Evangelical Protestant1,82311
Catholic1,5462
Other1-
None2,690-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Stevens County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Stevens County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Stevens County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.5%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$600
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,090
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$391
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,690
Water Supply 0$0 1$545
Totals for Government 0$0 9$4,316

Alberta government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $63,000 ($636.36)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($535.35)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($151.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($141.41)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($121.21)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($60.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($40.40)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($40.40)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($90.91)

Alberta government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $14,000 ($141.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($131.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($30.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($454.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $26,000 ($262.63)
  • Tax - Property: $69,000 ($696.97)
    Other License: $1,000 ($10.10)

Alberta government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $224,000 ($2262.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $213,000 ($2151.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($111.11)

Alberta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,000 ($70.71)

7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pope County, MN  0.74% ($48,741 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alberta:

  • KMRS (1230 AM; 1 kW; MORRIS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KDIO (1350 AM; 1 kW; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alberta:

  • KKOK-FM (95.7 FM; MORRIS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KUMM (89.7 FM; MORRIS, MN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MORRIS)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRVY-FM (97.3 FM; STARBUCK, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K213DN (90.5 FM; MORRIS, MN; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alberta:

  • K21AK (Channel 21; APPLETON, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA, INC.)
  • K45DP (Channel 45; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K51EJ (Channel 51; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K27EN (Channel 27; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K39DZ (Channel 39; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K31DH (Channel 31; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY UHF-TV, INC.)
  • K53DX (Channel 53; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K59BT (Channel 59; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K61BJ (Channel 61; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K63BW (Channel 63; DONNELLY/HERMAN, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K18DU (Channel 18; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY UHF-TV, INC.)
  • K55FW (Channel 55; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K57BL (Channel 57; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K49ED (Channel 49; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K15DC (Channel 15; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K19CW (Channel 19; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K25EI (Channel 25; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K31BT (Channel 31; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K17CS (Channel 17; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K23DF (Channel 23; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K29CC (Channel 29; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K33CR (Channel 33; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)

Alberta fatal accident list:

Oct 11, 2006 07:30 PM, Sr-28, Lat: 45.571390, Lon: -96.049780, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.4mTotal length
  • 3,978Total average daily traffic
  • 226Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,782Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Alberta)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 6.5 Mi S & 1.5 Mi E (Lat: 45.478306 Lon: -96.015056), Call Sign: KNAL608, Licensee ID: L00096336,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.850 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/1995, Expiration Date: 01/08/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2001, Registrant: Kermit F Stahn, Rr 3 Box 128, Morris, MN 56267, Phone: (612) 324-2696
  • Ne 1/4 Nw 1/4 Sec 3 Scott Twp 124 R 43 (Lat: 45.585250 Lon: -96.046167), Structure height: 93 m, Call Sign: WHA234, Licensee ID: L00001677,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2002, Expiration Date: 01/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2011, Registrant: Otter Tail Power Company, 215 S Cascade St, Fergus Falls, MN 56537, Phone: (218) 739-8262
  • .5 Mi N (Lat: 45.585250 Lon: -96.046167), Structure height: 93 m, Call Sign: WNPZ939,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.650 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2013, Expiration Date: 07/21/2023, Registrant: Otter Tail Power Company, 215 South Cascade Street, Fergus Falls, MN 56537, Phone: (218) 739-8584, Email:
  • Lat: 45.574361 Lon: -96.049917, Call Sign: WQYQ544,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.337 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/2016, Expiration Date: 12/12/2026, Certifier: Alexander Moore, Registrant: Blank Rome LLP, 1825 Eye St Nw, Washington, DC 20006-5403, Phone: (202) 420-2200, Fax: (202) 420-2201, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, .5 Mi N Of Alberta Mn Ne 1/4 N W 1/4 Sec 3 Sctt Twp 124n R43w (Lat: 45.585222 Lon: -96.046139), Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WNEY280,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.581 MHz, 952.581 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2018, Expiration Date: 02/17/2029, Phone: (218) 739-8683
  • ALBERTA, Ne 1/4 Of Nw 1/4 Sec 3 T124n R43w .5 Mi N (Lat: 45.585222 Lon: -96.046139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 93 m, Call Sign: WPOQ929, Licensee ID: L00001677,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6675.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, 6805.00 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2018, Expiration Date: 11/19/2028, Registrant: Otter Tail Power Company
  • STATION, .5 Mi N Ne 1/4 Of Nw 1/4 Sec 3 Scott Twp 124n R 43 W (Lat: 45.585222 Lon: -96.046139), Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WAV698,
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.000 MHz, 1865.00 MHz, 1905.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/1991, Expiration Date: 11/07/1996, Cancellation Date: 03/27/1995, Phone: (218) 739-8531

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KF0FFD, Licensee ID: L02440264, Grant Date: 04/16/2021, Expiration Date: 04/16/2031, Certifier: Jay Hanson, Registrant: Jay Hanson, 201 Neuman St, Alberta, MN 56207-4678

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alberta, MN
  • 59.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.7%Electricity
  • 13.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alberta, MN
  • 85.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.3%Electricity


Alberta compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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