Belle Plaine, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 6,902 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +82.2%
Males: 3,175  (46.0%)
Females: 3,727  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 56011.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $73,449 (it was $50,272 in 2000)
Belle Plaine:

$73,449
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,958 (it was $19,433 in 2000)

Belle Plaine city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $193,477 (it was $129,300 in 2000)
Belle Plaine:

$193,477
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $315,226; Detached houses: $339,580; Townhouses or other attached units: $204,593; In 2-unit structures: $240,289; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $237,502; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,960; Mobile homes: $110,591

Median gross rent in 2016: $847.

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  • Races in Belle Plaine, MN (2016)

    Belle Plaine races chart
    • 6,52393.5%White alone
    • 1101.6%Asian alone
    • 881.3%Black alone
    • 911.3%Hispanic
    • 640.9%American Indian alone
    • 540.8%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Belle Plaine: 111.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (55.2%), Norwegian (5.3%), American (5.1%), Scandinavian (5.1%), Italian (2.3%), Czech (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 4.06 square miles.

Population density: 1,699 people per square mile   (low).

Belle Plaine,MN real estate house value index trend

Belle Plaine, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Belle Plaine:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belle Plaine city:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

179 residents are foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.5%
Minnesota:

7.8%



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Belle Plaine, Minnesota as of October 20, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Belle Plaine to the number of sex offenders is 6,979 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,921 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,551 (1.4%)

Belle Plaine satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (21.9 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (34.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (362.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Jordan, MN (2.7 miles ), Henderson, MN (3.1 miles ), Cologne, MN (3.2 miles ), New Prague, MN (3.3 miles ), Heidelberg, MN (3.4 miles) , Carver, MN (3.4 miles ), Hamburg, MN (3.5 miles ), Green Isle, MN (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 72 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2004: 139 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2005: 116 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2006: 58 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $202,300
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $238,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.62 N, Longitude: 93.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

Belle Plaine household income distribution Belle Plaine home values distribution

Crime rates in Belle Plaine by Year
Type 2002 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2153
per 100,000 0.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A29.214.571.843.1
Robberies 000100100100
per 100,000 0.00.00.019.40.00.014.90.00.014.50.00.0
Assaults 638384342341
per 100,000 155.265.6160.158.3113.255.244.758.529.243.657.514.4
Burglaries 23221311183015442186
per 100,000 594.9480.8260.1213.8254.7414.1223.558.558.4305.2114.986.1
Theft 147839779881261119578657465
per 100,000 3,802.41,813.81,940.81,535.21,245.21,739.41,653.81,389.71,139.0944.81,063.1932.8
Auto thefts 414264311103
per 100,000 103.521.980.038.984.955.244.714.614.614.50.043.1
Arson 003131001100
per 100,000 0.00.060.019.442.513.80.00.014.614.50.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 271.4) 242.0121.1134.397.097.1114.098.872.680.085.0119.584.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Belle Plaine detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 11 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Minnesota average:

1.46
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +613 (+19.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Belle Plaine: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Belle Plaine, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Belle Plaine-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Belle Plaine city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 19.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belle Plaine-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 91% 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 132.5 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 143.1 miles away from Belle Plaine center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 280.2 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 171.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 286.8 miles away from Belle Plaine center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.9 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 Scott County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belle Plaine topographic map

Birthplace of: Beth Riesgraf - Actress, Patrick J. Hessian - Army officer and chaplain.

Hospitals and medical centers in Belle Plaine:

  • THE LUTH HOME - HOPE RESIDENCE (611 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • LUTHERAN HOME (611 WEST MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Belle Plaine:

  • VALLEY VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JORDAN, MN)
  • VALLEYVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JORDAN, MN)
  • MALA STRANA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NEW PRAGUE, MN)
  • MALA STRANA INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NEW PRAGUE, MN)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - NEW PRAGUE Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; NEW PRAGUE, MN)
  • GARDENVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LE SUEUR, MN)
  • MINNESOTA VALLEY HLTH CTR-LONG (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LE SUEUR, MN)

airports located in Belle Plaine:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belle Plaine:

  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 24 miles; Saint Peter, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • Normandale Community College (about 26 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • St Olaf College (about 31 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 34 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)
  • South Central College (about 35 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Capella University (about 35 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 21,718)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 35 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)

Public high school in Belle Plaine:

Private high school in Belle Plaine:

Public elementary/middle schools in Belle Plaine:

Private elementary/middle school in Belle Plaine:

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Notable locations in Belle Plaine: Belle Plaine (A), Emma Krumbee's Apple Orchard (B), Belle Plaine Public Library (C), Belle Plaine Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Belle Plaine include: River Rock Church (A), Our Lady of the Prairie Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (D), Trinity Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Church of the Transfiguration Protestant Episcopal Cemetery (2), Sacred Heart Cemetery (3), Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Belle Plaine include: Prairie Park (1), Fountain Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Belle Plaine Motel (315 South Walnut Street), Americinn - Belle Plaine- Mn (510 S Elm St).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 58.1. This is better than average.

City:

58.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.70
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.8%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Black residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.4% for other race residents, 88.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
168 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
55 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
177 people in nursing homes in 2000

Belle Plaine, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Belle Plaine (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Belle Plaine: Kingsway Retirement Living, State Bank Of Belle Plaine, State Bank Of Belle Plaine Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $99.9 mil, Deposits: $86.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Belle Plaine Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Cornerstone State Bank: Belle Plaine Branch at 406 Poplar Street, branch established on 1996/01/22. Info updated 2010/08/30: Bank assets: $116.7 mil, Deposits: $104.4 mil, headquarters in Montgomery, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Cornerstone Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Minnesota average:

10.7

Belle Plaine travel time to work - commute Belle Plaine mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Belle Plaine city (based on Scott County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,91212
Mainline Protestant14,37922
Evangelical Protestant11,76139
Other82
None63,868-
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: 16
Scott County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Scott County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Scott County:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

27.9%
Minnesota:

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

13.3%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Belle Plaine:

48.8%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.1%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.1
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.6%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Belle Plaine:

20.2%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Belle Plaine:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Belle Plaine:

41.9%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

52.7%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Belle Plaine:

77.5%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belle Plaine, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$16,127$64,5080$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,221$49,3266$1,917
Police Protection - Officers 7$42,819$73,4044$3,308
Police - Other 2$7,167$43,0020$0
Streets and Highways 3$9,584$38,3360$0
Sewerage 3$15,421$61,6840$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$18,064$72,2560$0
Water Supply 2$11,227$67,3620$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$193
Totals for Government 25$128,630$61,74211$5,418

Belle Plaine government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,408,000 ($348.88)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $692,000 ($100.26)
    Police Protection: $397,000 ($57.52)
    Water Utilities: $331,000 ($47.96)
    Regular Highways: $271,000 ($39.26)
    Financial Administration: $257,000 ($37.24)
    Sewerage: $250,000 ($36.22)
    Fire Protection: $186,000 ($26.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $161,000 ($23.33)
    Central Staff Services: $42,000 ($6.09)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($1.45)
    Housing & Community Development: $6,000 ($0.87)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $588,000 ($85.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $150,000 ($21.73)
    Fire Protection: $127,000 ($18.40)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($12.32)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($7.97)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($5.80)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($2.61)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $677,000 ($98.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($3.48)

Belle Plaine government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,059,000 ($153.43)
    All Other: $360,000 ($52.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $189,000 ($27.38)
    Regular Highways: $112,000 ($16.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $916,000 ($132.72)
    General Revenue, NEC: $373,000 ($54.04)
    Interest Earnings: $299,000 ($43.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $879,000 ($127.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $543,000 ($78.67)
    All Other: $43,000 ($6.23)
  • Tax - Property: $1,633,000 ($236.60)
    NEC: $544,000 ($78.82)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($1.30)

Belle Plaine government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $1,232,000 ($178.50)
    Water Utilities: $455,000 ($65.92)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,715,000 ($1552.45)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,021,000 ($292.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,740,000 ($396.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,021,000 ($1307.01)
    Industrial Revenue: $1,144,000 ($165.75)
    Water Utilities: $400,000 ($57.95)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $88,000 ($12.75)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $975,000 ($141.26)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($7.97)

Belle Plaine government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,438,000 ($208.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,164,000 ($748.19)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,946,000 ($426.83)

7.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,700 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hennepin County, MN  2.15% ($51,177 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  1.81% ($53,574)
from Carver County, MN  0.51% ($39,583)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($232 average AGI)
Scott County:

0.02%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  1.88% ($48,941 average AGI)
to Dakota County, MN  1.47% ($41,477)
to Carver County, MN  0.50% ($49,863)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belle Plaine:

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belle Plaine:

  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KRDS-FM (95.5 FM; NEW PRAGUE, MN; Owner: RADIO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA, LLC)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KQCL (95.9 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Belle Plaine:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, 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.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Belle Plaine fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Belle Plaine fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 125m410ftTotal length
  • 68,800Total average daily traffic
  • 7,878Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11980-1989
  • 92000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Belle Plaine, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • (Mnmi_belle Plaine Site) 14500 Blakely Trail (Lat: 44.600778 Lon: -93.813361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 58.1 m, Overall height: 58.6 m, Call Sign: KNKA219
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024, Certifier: Erik YoungRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 1456 Blackeley Trail (Lat: 44.600778 Lon: -93.813361), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: KNKR320
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 04/01/2008, Expiration Date: 04/02/2018, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Lottie L Thompson, 23990 Kittson Blvd. (#278046) (Lat: 44.598611 Lon: -93.721806), Type: 61.9, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Christopher B Page, 23990 Kittson Blvd. (#278046) (Lat: 44.598611 Lon: -93.721806), Type: 61.9, Structure height: 27139 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Christopher Page, 23990 Kittson Blvd. (#278046) (Lat: 44.598611 Lon: -93.721806), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 27139 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Christopher Page, 23990 Kittson Blvd. (#278046) (Lat: 44.598611 Lon: -93.721806), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 27139 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Bridget Carter, 23990 Kittson Blvd. (#278046) (Lat: 44.598611 Lon: -93.721806), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 27139 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 6782656770, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Belle Plaine, MN)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Belle Plaine Twp Sec 7 (Lat: 44.622167 Lon: -93.761333), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPJF261
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.912 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/1997, Expiration Date: 03/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2002Registrant: Phone: (507) 835-8375
  • MS73XC129, 14572 Blakely Trail (Lat: 44.600806 Lon: -93.813444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQQS828
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2 Km S On Hwy 169, 1 Km W (Lat: 44.602444 Lon: -93.813000), Structure height: 57 m, Overall height: 59 m, Call Sign: KNKG821
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.262 MHzGrant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/29/2004, Certifier: Paul H KuziaRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Belle Plaine)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Belle Plaine)
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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$143,5262$133,33010$174,8081$69,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$113,0100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$04$209,3450$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$238,3000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$112,6700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0813.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$248,3101$124,620
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0813.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

  • BELLE PLAINE (Population served: 7,148, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Belle Plaine

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Belle Plaine, MN
Most common first names in Belle Plaine, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3780.9 years
John3576.5 years
William3579.1 years
Anna1990.9 years
Edward1877.4 years
George1780.5 years
Helen1781.9 years
Margaret1785.8 years
Walter1779.3 years
Marie1679.9 years
Most common last names in Belle Plaine, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schultz2781.7 years
Stier2578.2 years
Otto2280.9 years
Schmidt1981.6 years
Johnson1881.8 years
Mueller1579.8 years
Smith1281.6 years
Fahey1177.5 years
Ruehling1181.2 years
Ernst1083.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Belle Plaine, MN
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1

Belle Plaine compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Belle Plaine on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Oscar Fernando Bran De León (48)
  • Cyle D. Petersen (18)
  • Michael Wentworth (15)
  • Michael J. Wentworth (11)
  • Kenneth Allen Skluzacek (6)
  • Cyle Petersen (4)
  • Oscar Bran De Leon (4)
  • Ryan J. Volovsek (3)
  • Taylor Michael Fahey (2)
  • Michael A. Mewes (2)

Total of 141 patent applications in 2008-2018.