For population 25 years and over in Appleton:
For population 15 years and over in Appleton city:
82 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $919 (1.3%)
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) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.20 N, Longitude: 96.02 W
Area code: 320
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Appleton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,303 (+83.1%).
Work and jobs in Appleton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Appleton, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Appleton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 38% greater 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 significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 92% 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 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 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Swift County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jerry Koosman - Baseball player, Elmer Austin Benson - Politician, Clinton Sundberg - Actor, Chuck Brown (Minnesota politician) - Politician.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Appleton and their reported violations in the past:APPLETON (Address: Appleton City Hall , Population served: 2871, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Appleton that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.3%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 94.1% for Black residents, 53.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 95.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
1,324 people in other types of correctional institutions in 2000
78 people in nursing homes in 2000
Appleton compared to Minnesota state average:
Banks with branches in Appleton (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Appleton city (based on Swift County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.28%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
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5.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,901 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,008 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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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
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,894
Total average daily truck traffic: 778
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Appleton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Appleton, MN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:10 (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:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Appleton)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.