Browns Valley, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 556 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.4%
 
Males: 285  (51.4%)
Females: 271  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  47.2 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56219.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,536 (it was $26,563 in 2000)
Browns Valley:

$27,536
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,117 (it was $15,062 in 2000)

Browns Valley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $30,001 (it was $20,700 in 2000)
Browns Valley:

$30,001
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $92,167; Detached houses: $92,414; Townhouses or other attached units: $109,135; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $86,708; Mobile homes: $72,706

Median gross rent in 2013: $330.

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  • Races in Browns Valley, MN (2010)

    Browns Valley races chart
    • 44275.0%White alone
    • 11619.7%American Indian alone
    • 162.7%Hispanic
    • 122.0%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Browns Valley: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.7%), Norwegian (7.3%), Polish (6.8%), Irish (6.0%), Swedish (5.4%), English (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 708 people per square mile   (low).

Browns Valley,MN real estate house value index trend

Browns Valley, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Browns Valley:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Browns Valley city:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $818 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $767 (2.5%)

Browns Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (88.3 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (178.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (525.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Beardsley, MN (2.5 miles ), Peever, SD (2.7 miles ), Sisseton, SD (3.4 miles ), Goodwill, SD (3.4 miles ), Agency Village, SD (3.5 miles) , Wilmot, SD (3.6 miles ), Barry, MN (3.7 miles) , Long Hollow, SD (4.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $43,700
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $43,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $43,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $43,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $43,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $43,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $43,700
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $43,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $43,700
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $43,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $43,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $43,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $80,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.59 N, Longitude: 96.83 W

Area code: 320

Browns Valley household income distribution Browns Valley home values distribution

Crime rates in Browns Valley by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 0.00.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies 0100000
per 100,000 0.0155.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 1103400
per 100,000 153.4155.00.0484.7662.30.00.0
Burglaries 2202400
per 100,000 306.7310.10.0323.1662.30.00.0
Thefts 183251200
per 100,000 2,760.7465.1315.0807.81,986.80.00.0
Auto thefts 0100100
per 100,000 0.0155.00.00.0165.60.00.0
Arson 1000000
per 100,000 153.40.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.3) 163.3130.812.7152.5272.70.00.0

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Crime rate in Browns Valley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.97
Minnesota average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -114 (-14.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (53%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (29%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Browns Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Browns Valley, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Browns Valley-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.9 miles away from the Browns Valley city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/1/1952, a category F3 tornado 33.4 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Browns Valley-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 81% 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 38.6 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 26.6 miles away from Browns Valley center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 158.3 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 678.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 13.5 miles away from Browns Valley 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 220.7 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 Traverse County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Browns Valley topographic map

Birthplace of: Osborne Cowles - College basketball coach, Charles M. Dale - Lawyer, Arthur E. Nelson - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Browns Valley:

  • BROWNS VALLEY COMMUNITY NURSING HOME (BOX 340, SOUTH JEFFERSON STREET)
  • BROWNS VALLEY HEALTH CENTER (114 JEFFERSON STREET SOUTH)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Browns Valley:

  • COTEAU DES PRAIRIES HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SISSETON, SD)
  • COTEAU DES PRAIRIES HOSP (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SISSETON, SD)
  • TEKAKWITHA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SISSETON, SD)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL AT SISSETON (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SISSETON, SD)
  • WILMOT CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WILMOT, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Browns Valley:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 49 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 73 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northern State University (about 81 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 83 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 88 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 89 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

Public elementary/middle schools in Browns Valley:

See full list of schools located in Browns Valley

Library in Browns Valley:

  • BROWNS VALLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $66,102; Location: 15 3RD STREET S; 19,410 books; 15,187 e-books; 827 audio materials; 1,986 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 105 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Browns Valley: Browns Valley (A), Browns Valley City Hall (B), Browns Valley Police Department (C), Browns Valley Library (D), Browns Valley Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Browns Valley include: Browns Valley Catholic Church (A), Zion Lutheran Church (B), United Methodist Presbyterian Church (C), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Browns Valley include: Sam Brown Memorial Park (1), Samuel J Brown State Monument (2), Wadsworth Trail Historical Marker (3), Continental Divide Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Traverse 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 2002 was 19.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.67
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.5%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.6% for American Indian residents, 85.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported
39 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
37 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Browns Valley (2011 data):

  • Union State Bank of Browns Valley: Union State Bank Of Browns Valley at 325 W Broadway, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $21.7 mil, Deposits: $18.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Browns Valley Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Minnesota average:

10.7

Browns Valley travel time to work - commute Browns Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Browns Valley city (based on Traverse County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,1436
Evangelical Protestant1,0554
Catholic9523
Other-1
None408-
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: 2
Traverse County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Traverse County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Traverse County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

8.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Traverse County:

26.5%
Minnesota:

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

12.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Browns Valley:

47.7%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.1%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.6%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Browns Valley:

16.2%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.5%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Browns Valley:

50.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Browns Valley:

84.3%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Browns Valley, 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
Other Government Administration 1$3,491$41,8921$42
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,686$28,1160$0
Firefighters 0$0 9$70
Streets and Highways 1$3,008$36,0960$0
Health 0$0 3$1,694
Water Supply 1$3,939$47,2680$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$3,681
Other and Unallocable 1$2,542$30,5041$1,490
Totals for Government 6$17,666$35,33215$6,977

Browns Valley government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $67,000 ($120.50)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $249,000 ($447.84)
    Police Protection: $135,000 ($242.81)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($127.70)
    Sewerage: $63,000 ($113.31)
    Libraries: $60,000 ($107.91)
    Health Services - Other: $51,000 ($91.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($89.93)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($84.53)
    General - Other: $37,000 ($66.55)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($61.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($53.96)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($37.77)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($14.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,000 ($5.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($75.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $39,000 ($70.14)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($53.96)
    Liquor Stores: $7,000 ($12.59)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($7.19)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($7.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($3.60)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($3.60)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.80)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $404,000 ($726.62)

Browns Valley government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $88,000 ($158.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($86.33)
    All Other: $28,000 ($50.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $38,000 ($68.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($12.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $61,000 ($109.71)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($39.57)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($7.19)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $258,000 ($464.03)
    Water Utilities: $47,000 ($84.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $319,000 ($573.74)
    All Other: $22,000 ($39.57)
  • Tax - Property: $144,000 ($258.99)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.80)

Browns Valley government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $835,000 ($1501.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $791,000 ($1422.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $44,000 ($79.14)

Browns Valley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $200,000 ($359.71)

5.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,052 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

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

5.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cass County, ND  0.77% ($33,455 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Browns Valley:

  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • 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)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDIO (1350 AM; 1 kW; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Browns Valley:

  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)
  • KKSD (104.3 FM; MILBANK, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KPHR (106.3 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDSD-FM (90.9 FM; PIERPONT, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KBWS-FM (102.9 FM; SISSETON, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Browns Valley:

  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • K47IC (Channel 47; MILBANK, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KDSD-TV (Channel 16; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

Browns Valley fatal accident list:

Feb 21, 1978 05:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 895Total average daily traffic
  • 1,180Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Rick Reed, .5 Miles Ne Of Browns Valley, Minnesota (Lat: 45.602778 Lon: -96.823889), Type: 62.7, Overall height: 60.9 m, Registrant: 6053575744, Rickreed@mmi.Net, 410 SOUTH PHILLIPS AVE
  • Thomas M Heier, .5 Miles Ne Of Browns Valley, Minnesota (Lat: 45.602778 Lon: -96.823889), Type: 62.7, Overall height: 60.9 m, Registrant: 6053575744, Rickreed@mmi.Net, 410 SOUTH PHILLIPS AVE
  • Dave Bickett, .5 Miles Ne Of Browns Valley, Minnesota (Lat: 45.602778 Lon: -96.823889), Type: 62.7, Overall height: 60.9 m, Registrant: 6053304080, , 410 SOUTH PHILLIPS AVE
  • David C Savolainen, 5504 County Rd. 4 (Lat: 45.638694 Lon: -96.739417), Type: 106.7, Structure height: 27155 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: 6512347972, David.Savolainen@state.Mn.Us, 1500 W CR B2, Phone: (Sav) ola-inen
  • David C Savolainen, 5504 County Rd. 4 (Lat: 45.638694 Lon: -96.739417), Type: 106.7, Structure height: 27155 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Licensee ID: G, Registrant: 6512347961, David.Savolainen@state.Mn.Us, 1500 W CR B2
  • David C Savolainen, 5504 County Rd. 4 (Lat: 45.638694 Lon: -96.739417), Type: 106.7, Structure height: 27155 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: 6512347972, David.Savolainen@state.Mn.Us, 1500 W CR B2, Phone: (Sav) ola-inen
  • David C Savolainen, 5504 County Rd. 4 (Lat: 45.638694 Lon: -96.739417), Type: 106.7, Structure height: 27155 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: 6512347972, David.Savolainen@state.Mn.Us, 1500 W CR B2, Phone: (Sav) ola-inen

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • BROWNS VALLEY, Cr 2 .5 Mi N Of T H 28 (Lat: 45.600806 Lon: -96.816194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: KYQ74, Licensee ID: L00001503
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.675 MHzGrant Date: 06/07/2005, Expiration Date: 08/22/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2012Registrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (612) 255-4224
  • Police Dept 3rd & Broadway (Lat: 45.595528 Lon: -96.832861), Call Sign: WAH231, Licensee ID: L00041897
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.770 MHzGrant Date: 07/01/2004, Expiration Date: 09/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2014Registrant: County Of Traverse, 702 2nd Avenue N, Wheaton, MN 56296, Phone: (320) 563-4244, Email:
  • BROWNS VALLEY, On Cr 2 .5 Mi N Th 28 (Lat: 45.600306 Lon: -96.815889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WNFN464, Licensee ID: L00001503
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2002, Expiration Date: 01/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2012Registrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 296-7418, Fax: (651) 297-5735, Email:
  • BROWNS VALLEY, Cr 2 Approx .8km Of Th28 (Lat: 45.600306 Lon: -96.815889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: KAJ788
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.920 MHz, 154.920 MHzGrant Date: 06/10/2003, Expiration Date: 08/25/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/17/2012, Certifier: Lynn A NessRegistrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 296-7418, Fax: (651) 297-5735, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Browns Valley, 5147 County Road 2 (Lat: 45.600306 Lon: -96.815889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQRP385
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/01/2013, Expiration Date: 07/01/2023, Certifier: Thomas E WalshRegistrant: Minnesote Dept Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, St Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • Dumont, 5504 County Road 4 (Lat: 45.638694 Lon: -96.739417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQRQ743
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/10/2013, Expiration Date: 07/10/2023, Certifier: Thomas E WalshRegistrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, St Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: WA0SAD, Grant Date: 05/17/1994, Expiration Date: 05/17/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2006, Registrant: Robert L Watkins, Box 143, Browns Valley, MN 56219
  • Call Sign: KD0HRT, Licensee ID: L01489949, Grant Date: 05/08/2009, Expiration Date: 05/08/2019, Certifier: David T Hills, Registrant: David T Hills, 5020 St Hwy 27, Browns Valley, MN 56219

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1343D , Serial Number: 19919, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey J Haanen, 91385 State Highway 28, Browns Valley, MN 56219
  • Aircraft: TODD M TRUEBLOOD JA 30 SUPERSTOL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912S (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 277TT , Serial Number: JA 359-03-14, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 12/03/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Metz Transportation LLC, 46602 127th St, Browns Valley, MN 56219
  • Aircraft: FLOYD G HALDERMAN JR VANS RV6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1A (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 445RF , Serial Number: 60385, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Metz Transportation LLC, 46602 127th St, Browns Valley, MN 56219

Drinking water stations with addresses in Browns Valley that have no violations reported:

  • BROWNS VALLEY (Population served: 589, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Most common first names in Browns Valley, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1583.9 years
John1380.1 years
Albert1182.4 years
Emma1089.0 years
William977.4 years
Fred781.6 years
Edward783.0 years
Alice787.4 years
Arthur779.2 years
Dorothy783.9 years
Most common last names in Browns Valley, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Piechowski1478.6 years
Peterson1081.9 years
Schwagerl977.5 years
Johnson884.0 years
Randall884.6 years
Anderson882.0 years
Miller778.2 years
Bonzelet683.7 years
Olson675.5 years
Oletzke675.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Browns Valley 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 above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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