Butterfield, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 586 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.9%
 
Males: 282  (48.2%)
Females: 304  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

38.2 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56120.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,410 (it was $29,904 in 2000)
Butterfield:

$43,410
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,655 (it was $15,177 in 2000)

Butterfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $66,574 (it was $35,100 in 2000)
Butterfield:

$66,574
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $67,412; detached houses: $70,135; mobile homes: $30,623

Median gross rent in 2017: $699.

March 2019 cost of living index in Butterfield: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.4%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.3% for American Indian residents, 14.7% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Butterfield, MN (2010)
    • 38365.4%White alone
    • 15025.6%Hispanic
    • 437.3%Asian alone
    • 50.9%Black alone
    • 30.5%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: German (23.8%), American (8.3%), Norwegian (3.3%), English (1.4%), French (1.2%), Swedish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1180 feet

Land area: 0.44 square miles.

Population density: 1,340 people per square mile   (low).

Butterfield, Minnesota map

196 residents are foreign born (17.3% Latin America, 5.5% Asia).

This city:

29.0%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $705 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $831 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (90.4 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (102.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (389.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Darfur, MN (2.6 miles),
Mountain Lake, MN (2.6 miles ),
Odin, MN (2.6 miles),
St. James, MN (2.9 miles ),
Ormsby, MN (3.0 miles),
Comfrey, MN (3.4 miles ),
Bingham Lake, MN (3.6 miles),
La Salle, MN (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 43.96 N, Longitude: 94.79 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Butterfield, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Butterfield, MN in 2017
Butterfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $85,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Butterfield, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (27.8%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Machinery (7.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.6%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (33.3%)
  • Machinery (8.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.5%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (20.3%)
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Machinery (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
Most common occupations in Butterfield, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (18.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.0%)
  • Food processing workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (19.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Food processing workers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (17.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.8%)
  • Child care workers (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)

Average climate in Butterfield, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Butterfield, Minnesota average temperatures Butterfield, Minnesota average precipitation Butterfield, Minnesota humidity Butterfield, Minnesota wind speed Butterfield, Minnesota snowfall Butterfield, Minnesota sunshine Butterfield, Minnesota clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Butterfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/1/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Butterfield city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.4 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Butterfield-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 80% 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 133.2 miles away from Butterfield center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 229.9 miles away from Butterfield center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 139.6 miles away from Butterfield 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 222.1 miles away from Butterfield center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 183.7 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) earthquake occurred 162.2 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 Watonwan County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Butterfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Butterfield:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MOUNTAIN LAKE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOUNTAIN LAKE, MN)
  • COMFREY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; COMFREY, MN)
  • TRIMONT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TRIMONT, MN)
  • TRIMONT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; TRIMONT, MN)
  • TRIMONT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; TRIMONT, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butterfield:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 39 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • South Central College (about 41 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 42 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 49 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 59 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 70 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Ridgewater College (about 83 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)

Public high school in Butterfield:

Public elementary/middle school in Butterfield:

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Points of interest:

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

Churches in Butterfield include: Butterfield Mennonite Church (A), First Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Watonwan 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 Butterfield that have no violations reported:

  • BUTTERFIELD (Population served: 586, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.7%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Butterfield (2011 data):

  • Triumph State Bank: Butterfield Branch at 100 Second Street North, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $59.0 mil, Deposits: $53.0 mil, headquarters in Trimont, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Trimont Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Butterfield:

Marital status in Butterfield, MN
  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Butterfield:

  • High school or higher: 67.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.8
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Butterfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Butterfield, MN (based on Watonwan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,52115
Catholic2,5142
Evangelical Protestant1,93116
Other-1
None2,245-
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: 5
Here:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Watonwan County:

26.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Butterfield:

50.2%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Butterfield:

45.7%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Butterfield:

21.3%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.6%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Butterfield:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.1%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.8%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.9%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Butterfield, 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
Streets and Highways 2$5,715$34,2900$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$5,599
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$9,192
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 31$1,542
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2$5,715$34,29039$16,333

Butterfield government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $249,000 ($424.91)
    Liquor Stores: $212,000 ($361.77)
    Water Utilities: $129,000 ($220.14)
    Regular Highways: $112,000 ($191.13)
    General - Other: $78,000 ($133.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($68.26)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($59.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($52.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($37.54)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($10.24)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($6.83)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $206,000 ($351.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($138.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $526,000 ($897.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($136.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $56,000 ($95.56)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($39.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $105,000 ($179.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($32.42)

Butterfield government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $283,000 ($482.94)
    Other: $55,000 ($93.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($27.30)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($1.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.71)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $10,000 ($17.06)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,000 ($3.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000 ($68.26)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $80,000 ($136.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $21,000 ($35.84)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($5.12)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($5.12)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $233,000 ($397.61)
    Water Utilities: $159,000 ($271.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $170,000 ($290.10)
    Other: $11,000 ($18.77)
  • Tax - Property: $110,000 ($187.71)
    Other License: $5,000 ($8.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($6.83)

Butterfield government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,219,000 ($5493.17)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,804,000 ($4784.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $631,000 ($1076.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $216,000 ($368.60)

Butterfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $350,000 ($597.27)

5.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Blue Earth County, MN  1.11% ($77,740 average AGI)
to Martin County, MN  0.51% ($50,174)
to Brown County, MN  0.45% ($49,300)

Businesses in Butterfield, MN

  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Butterfield:

  • 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)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • 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))
  • KDOM (1580 AM; 1 kW; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KNUJ (860 AM; 1 kW; NEW ULM, MN)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Butterfield:

  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDOM-FM (94.3 FM; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO, INC.)
  • KILR-FM (95.9 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: JACOBSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRAQ (105.7 FM; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINNESOTA)

TV broadcast stations around Butterfield:

  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K58AF (Channel 58; WINDOM, MN; Owner: CITY OF WINDOM)

Butterfield fatal accident list:

Jul 21, 1991 01:20 AM, M7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.9mTotal length
  • $130,000,000Total costs
  • 8,760Total average daily traffic
  • 1,205Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,410Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Butterfield, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Butterfield, MN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Gina Cacciatore, Highland Ave - 2517526 (Lat: 43.961250 Lon: -94.800583), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 27165 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, Highland Ave - 2517526 (Lat: 43.961250 Lon: -94.800583), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 27165 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Laurie Gebhardt, Highland Ave - 2517526 (Lat: 43.961250 Lon: -94.800583), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 27165 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Alltel Corporation, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • BUTTERFIELD MOBILE, Lat: 43.959111 Lon: -94.785306, Call Sign: KNJZ613,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.455 MHz, Grant Date: 12/20/2014, Expiration Date: 01/06/2025, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St, Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:
  • Jct Cr 5 And Cr 10 (Lat: 43.906889 Lon: -94.781361), Call Sign: KNDK991, Licensee ID: L00043018,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.465 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2012, Expiration Date: 09/09/2022, Registrant: Duane Ommodt, 68705 425 Street, Saint James, MN 56081, Phone: (507) 736-2792
  • 501 N 2nd St (Lat: 44.057306 Lon: -94.840694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 49 m, Overall height: 51 m, Call Sign: WQSX882,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.937 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2013, Expiration Date: 12/06/2023, Certifier: Michael C Lynch, Registrant: Enterprise Wireless Alliance, 17750 Creamery Rd, Ste 10b, Emmitsburg, MD 21727, Phone: (800) 482-8282, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • BUTTERFIELD, .3 Mi E Of (Lat: 43.959389 Lon: -94.784972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQFJ381,
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.381 MHz, 941.381 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2006, Expiration Date: 07/28/2016, Cancellation Date: 10/01/2016, Certifier: Brad G Zielie, Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • Butterfiled, Lat: 43.963333 Lon: -94.787500, Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 44.8 m, Call Sign: WQKH680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Greg F Radtke Mr., Registrant: Shelley Sadowsky, LLC, 5938 Dorchester Way, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (202) 997-9392, Email:
  • BUTTERFIELD, 64563 360th St (Lat: 43.963278 Lon: -94.787500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: WQYI835,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 10/12/2016, Expiration Date: 10/12/2026, Certifier: Daniel L Richter, Registrant: Pcs Technologies, Inc., 30 W. Water Street, St Paul, MN 55107, Phone: (651) 222-5881, Fax: (651) 228-2645, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KE0BEI, Licensee ID: L01878467, Grant Date: 07/03/2014, Expiration Date: 07/03/2024, Certifier: Daniel S Harder, Registrant: Daniel S Harder, 40514 610th Avenue, Butterfield, MN 56120-4071

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: THIESSEN ELVIN D SPORT TRAINER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85-12F (85 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 135ET , Serial Number: 695, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 05/28/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 11/19/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Elvin D Thiessen, 62030 Th St 360, Butterfield, MN 56120
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1384P , Serial Number: 23-434, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/23/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Roddy L Hanson, 42333 630th Ave, Butterfield, MN 56120
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3593K , Serial Number: 22284, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 07/23/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Elvin D Thiessen, 62030 360th St, Butterfield, MN 56120

Most common first names in Butterfield, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1677.2 years
Peter1085.1 years
Arthur979.8 years
Henry780.8 years
Carl678.5 years
Esther680.0 years
Donald569.0 years
Anna590.8 years
Robert585.2 years
Clara584.8 years
Most common last names in Butterfield, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1183.5 years
Mathistad1077.6 years
Sandberg978.2 years
Miller881.0 years
Carlson880.5 years
Hanson879.9 years
Anderson877.8 years
Harder883.3 years
Derksen783.4 years
Linscheid783.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Butterfield, MN
  • 73.8%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Butterfield, MN
  • 36.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 31.8%Utility gas
  • 15.9%Electricity
  • 11.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Other fuel


Butterfield compared to Minnesota state average:

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

Butterfield on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Laos (population 500+)"
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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