Brownton, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 720 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.8%
 
Males: 342  (47.6%)
Females: 378  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

45.0 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 55312.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,065 (it was $36,932 in 2000)
Brownton:

$56,065
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,882 (it was $17,290 in 2000)

Brownton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $96,631 (it was $73,600 in 2000)
Brownton:

$96,631
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $101,299; detached houses: $101,443

Median gross rent in 2019: $585.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brownton: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.2%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Brownton, MN (2019)
    • 63088.1%White alone
    • 547.6%Black alone
    • 162.2%Hispanic
    • 71.0%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Brownton 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)
0
(0.0)
1
(136.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(127.4)
1
(127.9)
1
(128.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(136.2)
1
(137.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(125.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(509.6)
2
(255.8)
1
(128.7)
1
(130.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(269.9)
2
(270.6)
3
(408.7)
3
(408.7)
1
(137.0)
4
(550.2)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(376.4)
5
(628.9)
1
(127.4)
2
(255.8)
3
(386.1)
1
(130.2)
2
(262.5)
3
(404.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(272.5)
1
(136.2)
1
(137.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(553.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(125.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(269.9)
2
(270.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(136.2)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index23.835.266.253.750.214.310.556.740.639.5181.242.538.522.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Brownton, MN

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

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

1.38
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (68.1%), Ethiopian (12.5%), Norwegian (7.6%), American (4.7%), Czech (2.6%), Swedish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1021 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 1,909 people per square mile   (low).

Brownton, Minnesota map

26 residents are foreign born (3.6% Africa).

This city:

3.6%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,476 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,538 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (44.5 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (55.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (390.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Stewart, MN (2.6 miles ),
New Auburn, MN (2.7 miles ),
Biscay, MN (2.8 miles),
Glencoe, MN (3.2 miles ),
Hutchinson, MN (3.3 miles ),
Winthrop, MN (3.6 miles ),
Buffalo Lake, MN (3.6 miles ),
Gaylord, MN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 44.73 N, Longitude: 94.35 W

Area code: 320

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $91,200
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $147,400
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $194,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Brownton, MN residents
Average permit cost in Brownton, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in Brownton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (14.7%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (12.2%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (17.0%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Brownton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.5%)
  • Child care workers (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)

Average climate in Brownton, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brownton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Brownton city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 29.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brownton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 45% 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 104.8 miles away from Brownton center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from Brownton center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 252.2 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 142.5 miles away from Brownton center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.9 miles away from Brownton center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 264.6 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 McLeod County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brownton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brownton:

  • GLENCOE AREA HEALTH CENTER LTC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GLENCOE, MN)
  • GLENCOE REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GLENCOE, MN)
  • CONNECTCARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; HUTCHINSON, MN)
  • HARMONY RIVER LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HUTCHINSON, MN)
  • BUFFALO LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BUFFALO LAKE, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - WINTHROP (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WINTHROP, MN)
  • GAYLORD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; GAYLORD, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brownton:

  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 34 miles; Saint Peter, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • South Central College (about 42 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 44 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Ridgewater College (about 46 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Normandale Community College (about 51 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 54 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 55 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brownton: Brownton (A), Brownton Police Department (B), Brownton Volunteer Fire Department (C), Brownton Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brownton include: Grace Lutheran Church (A), Immanuel Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

McLeod 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 Brownton that have no violations reported:

  • BROWNTON (Population served: 807, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.7%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Brownton (2011 data):

  • Security Bank & Trust Company: Brownton Branch at 128 Fourth Avenue, branch established on 1892/04/19. Info updated 2007/02/06: Bank assets: $237.2 mil, Deposits: $211.7 mil, headquarters in Glencoe, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Security Bancshares Co.

For population 15 years and over in Brownton:

Marital status in Brownton, MN
  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Brownton:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brownton, MN (based on McLeod County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,83134
Catholic8,0205
Mainline Protestant3,76813
Other3043
None6,728-
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
McLeod County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Here:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
McLeod County:

26.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
McLeod County:

13.7%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brownton:

51.7%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brownton:

51.8%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Brownton:

29.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brownton:

19.6%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
State:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brownton:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brownton:

41.1%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

57.5%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Brownton:

80.6%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brownton, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 5$17,192$41,2614$3,558
Water Supply 1$447$5,3640$0
Sewerage 1$693$8,3161$790
Financial Administration 1$6,196$74,3520$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,170$50,0403$1,333
Other Government Administration 1$5,261$63,1320$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$468
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$983
Totals for Government 10$33,958$40,75010$7,133

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $530,000 ($736.11)
    General - Other: $443,000 ($615.28)
    Sewerage: $169,000 ($234.72)
    Police Protection: $129,000 ($179.17)
    Water Utilities: $120,000 ($166.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $96,000 ($133.33)
    Regular Highways: $86,000 ($119.44)
    Financial Administration: $52,000 ($72.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($63.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($56.94)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($13.89)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($11.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000 ($5.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $120,000 ($166.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $108,000 ($150.00)
    Regular Highways: $72,000 ($100.00)
    Electric Utilities: $63,000 ($87.50)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($4.17)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.39)

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

  • Charges - Other: $379,000 ($526.39)
    Sewerage: $163,000 ($226.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($55.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($13.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $68,000 ($94.44)
    General Revenue - Other: $57,000 ($79.17)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($6.94)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($2.78)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $522,000 ($725.00)
    Water Utilities: $119,000 ($165.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $270,000 ($375.00)
    Other: $28,000 ($38.89)
  • Tax - Property: $417,000 ($579.17)
    Other License: $8,000 ($11.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($9.72)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,596,000 ($4994.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,242,000 ($4502.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $354,000 ($491.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $999,000 ($1387.50)

5.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
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 Carver County, MN  0.63% ($45,784 average AGI)
from Wright County, MN  0.59% ($41,604)
from Meeker County, MN  0.58% ($43,899)


6.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
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  0.83% ($49,449 average AGI)
to Meeker County, MN  0.64% ($50,857)
to Carver County, MN  0.59% ($59,222)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brownton:

  • 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)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDUZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; HUTCHINSON, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brownton:

  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brownton:

  • K23FP (Channel 23; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: RENVILLE COUNTY TV CORPORATION)
  • K45FR (Channel 45; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: RENVILLE COUNTY TV CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 48.5mTotal length
  • $424,000,000Total costs
  • 38,565Total average daily traffic
  • 2,928Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45,960Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brownton, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brownton, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 5th Ave N (Lat: 44.723861 Lon: -94.351083), Call Sign: WNLR497, Licensee ID: L00116965,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.415 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2003, Expiration Date: 05/31/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2013, Registrant: City Of Brownton, 5th Ave N, Brownton, MN 55312, Phone: (612) 328-5309
  • 1, 2475 State Highway 15 (Lat: 44.654278 Lon: -94.379444), Call Sign: WRDX794,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.790 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/2019, Expiration Date: 08/15/2029, Certifier: Matthew Brinkman, Registrant: Two Way Communications, Inc., 426 1st Avenue Se, Hutchinson, MN 55350, Phone: (320) 587-9656, Fax: (320) 587-9724, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KF0FIK, Licensee ID: L02442576, Grant Date: 04/23/2021, Expiration Date: 04/23/2031, Certifier: Darwin L Willhite, Registrant: Darwin L Willhite, 17718 30th St, Brownton, MN 55312

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 783LK, N783LK, N-783LK, Serial Number: 22-6900, Year manufactured: 1959, Certificate Issue Date: 02/22/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Jay E Heil, 17475 100th St, Brownton, MN 55312
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9529D, N9529D, N-9529D, Serial Number: 22-6445, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/1995
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jay E Heil, 17475 100th St, Brownton, MN 55312, Other Owners: Thomas R Heil

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 8. The highest number of reported fires - 24 took place in 2003, and the least - 2 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Brownton, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.5%), and Structure Fires (25.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brownton, MN
    • 6545.5%Outside Fires
    • 3725.9%Structure Fires
    • 3524.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 64.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brownton, MN
Most common first names in Brownton, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Henry1375.8 years
William1280.9 years
Albert1085.4 years
Emma992.1 years
Herman978.2 years
Elsie985.0 years
Anna987.9 years
John977.8 years
Walter880.6 years
Arthur875.3 years
Most common last names in Brownton, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schwarze1380.8 years
Lindeman1181.4 years
Rickert1185.8 years
Schmidt978.6 years
Wendlandt980.6 years
Klitzke978.1 years
Winterfeldt773.8 years
Schuft681.5 years
Maass686.3 years
Wendland681.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brownton, MN
  • 82.2%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brownton, MN
  • 64.4%Electricity
  • 35.6%Utility gas


Brownton compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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