Appleton, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 1,342 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -53.3%
Males: 652  (48.6%)
Females: 690  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56208.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,670 (it was $25,950 in 2000)
Appleton:

$37,670
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,372 (it was $12,429 in 2000)

Appleton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,799 (it was $42,600 in 2000)
Appleton:

$80,799
MN:

$224,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $531.

March 2019 cost of living index in Appleton: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.6%
(19.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 15.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.0% for American Indian residents, 24.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Appleton, MN (2010)
    • 1,29691.8%White alone
    • 604.2%Hispanic
    • 191.3%Black alone
    • 151.1%American Indian alone
    • 141.0%Two or more races
    • 70.5%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Appleton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Appleton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(103.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
(73.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(148.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.6)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(34.3)
1
(34.6)
4
(207.4)
4
(128.2)
3
(99.6)
7
(235.6)
2
(140.5)
3
(214.1)
1
(73.1)
1
(73.5)
6
(446.4)
3
(225.9)
5
(372.9)
5
(375.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(308.9)
5
(173.1)
14
(725.8)
5
(160.2)
16
(531.4)
13
(437.6)
10
(702.7)
6
(428.3)
7
(511.7)
10
(735.3)
8
(595.2)
3
(225.9)
8
(596.6)
4
(300.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
23
(789.3)
43
(1,488)
42
(2,177)
24
(769.0)
37
(1,229)
34
(1,144)
26
(1,827)
14
(999.3)
32
(2,339)
29
(2,132)
29
(2,158)
23
(1,732)
21
(1,566)
26
(1,950)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(68.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(207.4)
2
(64.1)
2
(66.4)
2
(67.3)
4
(281.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(148.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(225.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)147.9161.6320.4149.6191.3209.7341.5284.1202.5151.5348.2130.3238.6192.0

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City-data.com crime index in Appleton, MN

Crime rate in Appleton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: German (42.7%), Norwegian (24.2%), Swedish (3.5%), American (3.4%), European (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 1.99 square miles.

Population density: 674 people per square mile   (low).

Appleton, Minnesota map

21 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,100 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $874 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (93.1 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (135.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (478.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Holloway, MN (2.5 miles),
Correll, MN (2.7 miles),
Louisburg, MN (2.8 miles),
Milan, MN (2.9 miles ),
Bellingham, MN (3.7 miles ),
Danvers, MN (3.8 miles),
Madison, MN (3.9 miles ),
Odessa, MN (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 45.20 N, Longitude: 96.02 W

Area code: 320

Distribution of median household income in Appleton, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Appleton, MN in 2017
Appleton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $76,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $76,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $165,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Appleton, MN residents
Average permit cost in Appleton, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,303 (+83.1%).
Most common industries in Appleton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (20.5%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (26.3%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
  • Food (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.6%)
  • Public administration (14.1%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Appleton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (15.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)

Average climate in Appleton, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Appleton-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the Appleton city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 5/17/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Appleton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 84% 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 32.4 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 35.3 miles away from Appleton center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 180.0 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 57.6 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 717.6 miles away from Appleton center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 220.9 miles away from Appleton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Swift County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Appleton:

  • APPLETON MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 30 SOUTH BEHL STREET)
  • APPLETON MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (30 SOUTH BEHL STREET)
  • APPLETON MUNICIPAL NURSING HOME (SCHLIEMAN AND BEHL STREET)

Airports located in Appleton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Appleton:

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 36 miles; Granite Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,225)
  • Ridgewater College (about 47 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 54 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 56 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • South Dakota State University (about 72 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 76 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 80 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public elementary/middle school in Appleton:

See full list of schools located in Appleton

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College Canby Campus - 43 miles from Appelton Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Granite Falls Campus - 37 miles from Appelton

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Notable locations in Appleton: Appleton Golf Club (A), Appleton Lions Park Campground (B), Appleton (C), Appleton City Library (D), Appleton Police Department (E), Appleton Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Appleton include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Zion Lutheran Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), First Congregational Church (E), Word Fellowship Church (F), Saint John's Catholic Church (G), Trinity Lutheran Church (H), Zion Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Appleton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Super 8 Appleton MN (900 North Munsterman).

Birthplace of: Jerry Koosman - Baseball player, Elmer Austin Benson - Politician, Clinton Sundberg - Actor, Chuck Brown (Minnesota politician) - Politician.

Swift 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 Appleton and their reported violations in the past:

APPLETON (Population served: 2,871, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-26-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-23-2010), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-23-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-18-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-07-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2008)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

50.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
1,324 people in other types of correctional institutions in 2000
78 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Appleton (2011 data):

  • Prairie Sun Bank: Detached Facility at 250 North Miles Street, branch established on 1880/09/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $28.8 mil, Deposits: $25.8 mil, headquarters in Milan, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Milan Agency, Inc.
  • Farmers and Merchants State Bank of Appleton: Farmers And Merchants State Bank Of at 239 North Miles, branch established on 1915/02/20. Info updated 2007/10/05: Bank assets: $42.7 mil, Deposits: $34.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Mps Investment Company

For population 15 years and over in Appleton:

Marital status in Appleton, MN
  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Appleton:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Appleton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Appleton, MN (based on Swift County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,87313
Catholic2,3995
Evangelical Protestant1,78111
Other1-
None1,729-
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: 3
Here:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Swift County:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

11.69 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Swift County:

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Swift County:

28.2%
Minnesota:

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

12.5%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.0%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Appleton:

42.4%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Appleton:

18.5%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Appleton:

11.3%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.9%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

54.9%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Appleton, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 111$445,014$48,11026$36,768
Other Government Administration 5$1,050$2,5200$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,297$45,1880$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$14,114$56,4564$6,145
Financial Administration 2$9,783$58,6982$2,208
Water Supply 1$3,530$42,3600$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,189$38,2685$1,931
Health 0$0 10$11,375
Totals for Government 126$487,977$46,47447$58,427

Appleton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $27,000 ($20.12)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $10,392,000 ($7743.67)
    Water Utilities: $684,000 ($509.69)
    General - Other: $565,000 ($421.01)
    Liquor Stores: $454,000 ($338.30)
    Regular Highways: $423,000 ($315.20)
    Police Protection: $326,000 ($242.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $177,000 ($131.89)
    Financial Administration: $173,000 ($128.91)
    Health - Other: $134,000 ($99.85)
    Libraries: $88,000 ($65.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $65,000 ($48.44)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($17.14)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $22,000 ($16.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($15.65)
    Air Transportation: $18,000 ($13.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $354,000 ($263.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($29.81)
    Hospitals: $32,000 ($23.85)
    Health - Other: $32,000 ($23.85)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($6.71)
    Liquor Stores: $8,000 ($5.96)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($5.22)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($2.24)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,630,000 ($3450.07)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($8.94)

Appleton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $9,547,000 ($7114.01)
    Other: $197,000 ($146.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($38.75)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($2.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $311,000 ($231.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $149,000 ($111.03)
    General Revenue - Other: $87,000 ($64.83)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($9.69)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($2.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $499,000 ($371.83)
    Liquor Stores: $482,000 ($359.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $876,000 ($652.76)
    Other: $234,000 ($174.37)
  • Tax - Property: $627,000 ($467.21)
    Other License: $8,000 ($5.96)

Appleton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,408,000 ($5520.12)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,688,000 ($4238.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,290,000 ($1706.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $570,000 ($424.74)

Appleton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,592,000 ($1186.29)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $846,000 ($630.40)

Strongest AM radio stations in Appleton:

  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KDIO (1350 AM; 1 kW; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDMA (1460 AM; 1 kW; MONTEVIDEO, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Appleton:

  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KLQP (92.1 FM; MADISON, MN; Owner: LAC QUI PARLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSCR-FM (93.5 FM; BENSON, MN; Owner: QUEST BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Appleton:

  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • K52AH (Channel 52; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K54AK (Channel 54; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K56BZ (Channel 56; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K58EO (Channel 58; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K60AB (Channel 60; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K21AK (Channel 21; APPLETON, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA, INC.)
Appleton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Appleton fatal accident list:

May 26, 1995 12:05 AM, 7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 24, 1977 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 39.5mTotal length
  • 9,549Total average daily traffic
  • 1,220Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,255Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Appleton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Appleton, MN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Appleton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Appleton)
Most common first names in Appleton, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3478.9 years
William2781.0 years
Arthur1975.4 years
George1979.8 years
Anna1987.5 years
Walter1577.5 years
Henry1584.2 years
Martha1486.0 years
Fred1482.6 years
Carl1379.5 years
Most common last names in Appleton, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2782.7 years
Anderson2379.4 years
Olson2284.7 years
Miller1876.3 years
Nelson1482.5 years
Giese1279.9 years
Bartz1186.2 years
Schmidt1174.9 years
Radtke1084.5 years
Bakken984.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Appleton, MN
  • 79.0%Utility gas
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Appleton, MN
  • 48.4%Electricity
  • 41.5%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Other fuel
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Appleton compared to Minnesota state average:

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

Appleton on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014"
There are 9 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Matthew R. Semler (1)
  • Micha'El Tracy Wilson (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.