Becker, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 4,954 (84% urban, 16% rural).
Population change since 2000: +85.3%
Males: 2,616  (52.8%)
Females: 2,338  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 55308, 55309.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $100,789 (it was $50,714 in 2000)
Becker:

$100,789
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $40,102 (it was $19,333 in 2000)

Becker city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $208,670 (it was $128,500 in 2000)
Becker:

$208,670
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $195,309; detached houses: $203,104; townhouses or other attached units: $157,682; mobile homes: $26,131

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,094.

March 2019 cost of living index in Becker: 103.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.3%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.1% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Becker, MN (2019)
    • 4,54692.6%White alone
    • 1372.8%Two or more races
    • 1112.3%American Indian alone
    • 390.8%Hispanic
    • 350.7%Black alone

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

Crime rates in Becker by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
8
(163.9)
4
(80.7)
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
(25.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(91.2)
6
(131.2)
5
(108.5)
5
(108.2)
6
(128.5)
3
(63.5)
2
(42.3)
6
(124.4)
1
(20.5)
4
(80.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(51.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(136.8)
5
(109.3)
10
(217.0)
6
(129.8)
6
(128.5)
9
(190.6)
11
(232.6)
4
(82.9)
4
(82.0)
13
(262.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(179.8)
2
(46.6)
3
(69.6)
1
(22.8)
19
(433.1)
30
(656.0)
32
(694.3)
32
(692.3)
32
(685.5)
65
(1,377)
28
(592.0)
22
(456.0)
20
(409.8)
26
(524.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(68.4)
2
(43.7)
1
(21.7)
1
(21.6)
3
(64.3)
2
(42.4)
3
(63.4)
2
(41.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
1
(21.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
City-Data.com crime index15.93.77.40.950.663.666.460.167.3101.553.552.2157.4120.0

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City-data.com crime index in Becker, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (46.9%), Norwegian (10.6%), American (9.5%), English (3.9%), Finnish (3.3%), Swedish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 8.66 square miles.

Population density: 572 people per square mile   (low).

Becker, Minnesota map

50 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,452 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,265 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (18.5 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (41.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (395.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Big Lake, MN (2.6 miles ),
Clear Lake, MN (2.7 miles ),
Monticello, MN (2.7 miles ),
Silver Creek, MN (2.7 miles ),
Clearwater, MN (3.0 miles ),
Maple Lake, MN (3.6 miles ),
Zimmerman, MN (3.8 miles ),
Buffalo, MN (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 45.39 N, Longitude: 93.87 W

Area code: 763

Distribution of median household income in Becker, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Becker, MN in 2019
Becker satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 1998: 56 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 1999: 43 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 66 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2001: 82 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2003: 124 buildings, average cost: $155,600
  • 2004: 116 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2005: 64 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2007: 23 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $215,800
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $262,000
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $220,300
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $227,600
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $236,500
  • 2018: 14 buildings, average cost: $236,300
  • 2019: 20 buildings, average cost: $255,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Becker, MN residents
Average permit cost in Becker, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,716 (+179.3%).
Most common industries in Becker, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Utilities (3.6%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.4%)
  • Utilities (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
  • Paper (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Becker, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Child care workers (4.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Becker, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Becker, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.1. This is about average.

City:

65.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.73. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.73
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Becker-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Becker city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1983, a category F4 tornado 29.4 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Becker-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 50% 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 106.8 miles away from Becker center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 118.9 miles away from Becker center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 283.6 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 147.4 miles away from Becker center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 308.5 miles away from Becker center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sherburne County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Becker topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Becker:

  • DCI POWELL CIRCLE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BIG LAKE, MN)
  • MONTICELLO BIG LAKE COMM NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MONTICELLO, MN)
  • NEW RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MONTICELLO, MN)
  • CENTRACARE KIDNEY PROGRAM AT BIG LAKE (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; BIG LAKE, MN)
  • LAKEVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CLEAR LAKE, MN)
  • REM HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; MAPLE LAKE, MN)
  • DCI DOUGLAS (Hospital, about 14 miles away; BUFFALO, MN)

Airports located in Becker:

Amtrak station near Becker:

  • 19 miles: ST. CLOUD (555 E. ST. GERMAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plant near Becker:

  • 8 miles: Monticello in Monticello, MN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Becker:

  • Saint Cloud State University (about 18 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; Full-time enrollment: 12,822)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 20 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 20 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 25 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 30 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 31 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 32 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)

Public high schools in Becker:

Public elementary/middle schools in Becker:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Becker: Becker (A), Pebble Creek Country Club (B), Sherburne County Historical Society Museum (C), Becker City Police Department (D), Becker Library (E), Becker City Hall (F), Becker Volunteer Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Becker include: Becker Baptist Church (A), Grace Lutheran Church (B), Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (C), Becker Evangelical Free Church (D), Becker Lutheran Church (E), United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Clitty Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Becker: Becker City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Sleep Inn - Inn & Suites (14435 Bank Street), Sleep Inn & Suites (14435 Bank Street).

Birthplace of: Lloyd C. Hawks - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Sherburne 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 Becker that have no violations reported:

  • BECKER (Population served: 4,720, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

76.3%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.7%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Becker (2011 data):

  • Sherburne State Bank: at 12500 Sherburne Avenue, branch established on 1920/09/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $69.3 mil, Deposits: $61.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Saint Joseph Bancshares Acquisitions, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Becker:

Marital status in Becker, MN
  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Becker:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Becker
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Becker, MN (based on Sherburne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,51837
Catholic11,7724
Mainline Protestant5,95811
Other5311
None54,720-
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: 6
Sherburne County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
This county:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Sherburne County:

4.18 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.0%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.6%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Becker:

54.6%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

55.7%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Becker:

27.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.6%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.4%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

26.8%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
Becker:

64.8%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Becker:

83.4%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Becker, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 8$35,794$53,69199$75,848
Streets and Highways 8$35,694$53,5410$0
Sewerage 7$26,791$45,9270$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$39,425$78,8504$4,129
Water Supply 3$12,486$49,9440$0
Financial Administration 3$20,974$83,8962$2,231
Other Government Administration 2$8,875$53,2505$2,352
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$11,820$70,9200$0
Police - Other 1$3,930$47,1600$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$65
Firefighters 0$0 29$10,670
Totals for Government 40$195,789$58,737140$95,295

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $745,000 ($150.38)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $2,437,000 ($491.93)
    Sewerage: $1,463,000 ($295.32)
    Regular Highways: $768,000 ($155.03)
    Police Protection: $760,000 ($153.41)
    General - Other: $682,000 ($137.67)
    Water Utilities: $592,000 ($119.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $353,000 ($71.26)
    Financial Administration: $277,000 ($55.91)
    Central Staff Services: $38,000 ($7.67)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $32,000 ($6.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $172,000 ($34.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $5,544,000 ($1119.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $603,000 ($121.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $363,000 ($73.27)
    Water Utilities: $67,000 ($13.52)
    General - Other: $66,000 ($13.32)
    Police Protection: $61,000 ($12.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($1.61)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,440,000 ($492.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,871,000 ($377.67)
    Other: $135,000 ($27.25)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($9.69)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $33,000 ($6.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $141,000 ($28.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $261,000 ($52.68)
    Special Assessments: $125,000 ($25.23)
    Interest Earnings: $93,000 ($18.77)
    Fines and Forfeits: $20,000 ($4.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $707,000 ($142.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $159,000 ($32.10)
  • Tax - Property: $6,118,000 ($1234.96)
    Other License: $88,000 ($17.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $41,000 ($8.28)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $45,025,000 ($9088.62)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $40,077,000 ($8089.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,320,000 ($2890.59)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,803,000 ($1776.95)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,920,000 ($1396.85)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,948,000 ($998.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,402,000 ($283.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,874,000 ($983.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,272,000 ($8331.05)

10.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.02%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  1.63% ($52,965 average AGI)
from Wright County, MN  1.58% ($52,737)
from Anoka County, MN  1.57% ($61,166)


8.84% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.84%
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 Hennepin County, MN  1.42% ($68,861 average AGI)
to Wright County, MN  1.27% ($57,257)
to Stearns County, MN  1.14% ($35,307)
Businesses in Becker, MN
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
Kincaid1Super 81
Lane Furniture1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Becker:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • 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)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KXSS (1390 AM; 3 kW; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Becker:

  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLZZ (103.7 FM; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KCML (99.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES INC)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KVSC (88.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHMH-FM (101.7 FM; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KKSR (96.7 FM; SARTELL, MN; Owner: SARTELL FM, INC.)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)

TV broadcast stations around Becker:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMN-LP (Channel 13; ST. CLOUD-SARTELL, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19BG (Channel 19; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Becker: Lloyd C. Hawks.

Becker fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Becker fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 55.0mTotal length
  • $310,000,000Total costs
  • 81,772Total average daily traffic
  • 8,103Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,626Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Becker, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Becker, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Becker)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Becker, MN)

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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Becker)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1329W, N1329W, N-1329W, Serial Number: 217, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/06/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 05/08/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Frank Jr Kasowski, Po Box 338, Becker, MN 55308
  • Aircraft: LAMMERS PITTS SPECIAL (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1671B, N1671B, N-1671B, Serial Number: 1, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 05/16/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Willard Paul Ewing, 13105 170th Ave Se, Becker, MN 55308
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 17259, N17259, N-17259, Serial Number: 15073695, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 08/22/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 05/11/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel W Wampach, 18418 87th St Se, Becker, MN 55308
  • Aircraft: KOLB AIRCRAFT CO FIRESTAR II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 21388, N21388, N-21388, Serial Number: F1229, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 09/18/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth A Gates, 15831 127th St Se, Becker, MN 55308
  • Aircraft: STINSON L-5G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-435A/0-435C (190 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2582B, N2582B, N-2582B, Serial Number: 120466, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 12/03/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel S Peyla, 8920 Filly Trl, Becker, MN 55308
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2DA, N2DA, N-2DA, Serial Number: 28-23401, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/05/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 12/12/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mark C Rask, 9152 173rd Ave Se, Becker, MN 55308, Other Owners: Ryan C Rask
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7474S, N7474S, N-7474S, Serial Number: 18263032, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/29/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Danny L Soltau, 13455 96th St Se, Becker, MN 55308
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/10/1975

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$155,6869$150,80350$185,4032$106,3153$86,4831$28,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$98,7005$166,9920$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$199,7102$150,57019$199,3891$86,7300$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$160,1251$163,38014$186,2101$89,1401$133,5600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$120,2200$03$186,1670$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$216,0901$173,040
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Becker, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Becker, MN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 35. The highest number of reported fires - 53 took place in 2003, and the least - 21 in 2016. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Becker, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.5%), and Structure Fires (32.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Becker, MN
    • 25843.5%Outside Fires
    • 19032.0%Structure Fires
    • 8614.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 599.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Becker, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Becker, Minnesota:

  • Strawberry Motel, 120 Rye St, Becker, Minnesota 55308 , Phone: (763) 261-4440
  • Crossings By Grandstay, 14435 Bank ,St ,Becker MN 55308, Becker, Minnesota 55308 , Phone: (763) 262-7700, Fax: (763) 262-7777
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Becker, Minnesota
Most common first names in Becker, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John967.3 years
Robert871.7 years
Harold779.1 years
Mary785.8 years
Carl681.1 years
Kenneth671.0 years
Leonard682.7 years
Dorothy576.6 years
Joyce571.8 years
Louise584.4 years
Most common last names in Becker, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson2474.5 years
Johnson1381.1 years
Peterson981.4 years
Anderson783.7 years
Nelson772.1 years
Kolbinger679.5 years
Cox582.0 years
Woolhouse574.6 years
Knutson485.7 years
Erickson479.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Becker, MN
  • 90.9%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Electricity
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Becker, MN
  • 50.2%Utility gas
  • 31.1%Electricity
  • 18.7%No fuel used


Becker compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 19 pilots and 18 other airmen in this city.
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