For population 25 years and over in Blomkest:
For population 15 years and over in Blomkest city:
6 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,096 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (59.3 miles , pop. 59,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (86.0 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (426.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Lake Lillian, MN (2.6 miles ), Prinsburg, MN (2.8 miles ), Danube, MN (3.4 miles ), Raymond, MN (3.4 miles ), Olivia, MN (3.4 miles ), Willmar, MN (3.5 miles ), Kandiyohi, MN (3.7 miles ), Bird Island, MN (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.94 N, Longitude: 95.02 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 320
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+1.6%).
Average climate in Blomkest, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Blomkest-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the Blomkest city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.
On 6/19/1951, a category F4 tornado 32.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Blomkest-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 95% 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 70.5 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 79.8 miles away from Blomkest center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 4.1 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 Kandiyohi County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Blomkest:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blomkest:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Blomkest that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 0.8%
(0.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Blomkest compared to Minnesota state average:
Banks with branches in Blomkest (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Blomkest (based on Kandiyohi County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Blomkest government finances in 2002:
5.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,270 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:
6.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,774 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Blomkest:
Strongest FM radio stations in Blomkest:
TV broadcast stations around Blomkest:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1