Byron, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 5,063 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +44.7%
Males: 2,501  (49.4%)
Females: 2,562  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55920.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $71,425 (it was $58,879 in 2000)
Byron:

$71,425
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,309 (it was $20,297 in 2000)

Byron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $169,176 (it was $113,100 in 2000)
Byron:

$169,176
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $190,426; Detached houses: $196,884; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,650

Median gross rent in 2013: $927.

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  • Races in Byron, MN (2010)

    Byron races chart
    • 4,66695.0%White alone
    • 881.8%Hispanic
    • 661.3%Two or more races
    • 491.0%Asian alone
    • 340.7%Black alone
    • 50.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.08%American Indian alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Byron: 105.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.4%), Norwegian (24.5%), Irish (7.2%), English (4.5%), United States (3.7%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1262 feet

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 3,555 people per square mile   (average).

Byron,MN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Byron:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Byron city:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 1.1%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

74 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,434 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,491 (1.5%)

Byron satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (8.7 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (67.8 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (293.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kasson, MN (2.3 miles ), Mantorville, MN (2.4 miles ), Rochester, MN (2.9 miles ), Dodge Center, MN (3.2 miles ), Oronoco, MN (3.2 miles ), Pine Island, MN (3.4 miles ), Hayfield, MN (3.7 miles ), Stewartville, MN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $232,900

Latitude: 44.03 N, Longitude: 92.65 W

Area code: 507

Byron household income distribution Byron home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.9%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +993 (+39.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (59%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Byron, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Byron-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/16/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Byron city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.0 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Byron-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 86% 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 201.2 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 211.7 miles away from Byron center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 260.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 458.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 335.9 miles away from Byron center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 436.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Olmsted County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Byron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Byron:

  • KASSON MSOCS (Hospital, about 5 miles away; KASSON, MN)
  • SEASONS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF MN (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • INTERNATIONAL QUALITY HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • CNS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • MAPLE MANOR HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ROCHESTER WEST (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Byron:

  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 12 miles; Rochester, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,444)
  • Riverland Community College (about 31 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • St Olaf College (about 40 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 48 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Winona State University (about 50 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 54 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 57 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)

Public high schools in Byron:

Public elementary/middle schools in Byron:

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Notable locations in Byron: Byron (A), Byron Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Byron include: Christ the King Catholic Church (A), Christ Lutheran Church (B), Community Celebration Church (C), Mount Moriah Lutheran Church (D), United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Olmsted 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 2012 was 82.1. This is about average.

City:

82.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.88
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Byron and their reported violations in the past:

COUNTRY HOME TRAILER PARK (Population served: 56, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-01-1993 to DEC-01-1993), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-11-1994), St Other (MAR-28-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-1994), Fed PAO issued (MAY-23-1994), Fed FAO issued (OCT-31-1994)

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

  • BYRON (Population served: 4,995, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.0%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Byron compared to Minnesota state average:

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

Banks with branches in Byron (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank: at 316 Byron Avenue, North, branch established on 1904/12/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $50.9 mil, Deposits: $42.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Olmsted Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Minnesota average:

10.7

Byron travel time to work - commute Byron mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Byron city (based on Olmsted County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic33,23610
Mainline Protestant28,62538
Evangelical Protestant26,36574
Other3,78115
Orthodox2001
Black Protestant621
None51,979-
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: 17
Olmsted County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Olmsted County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Olmsted County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Olmsted County:

26.7%
Minnesota:

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

10.9%
State:

13.0%
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 3$14,406$57,6240$0
Firefighters 31$2,469$9560$0
Fire - Other 13$891$8220$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,348$40,1760$0
Sewerage 2$7,799$46,7940$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,470$41,6400$0
Water Supply 1$3,833$45,9960$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,170$31,0200$0
Totals for Government 54$41,386$9,1970$0

Byron government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,318,000 ($260.32)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $826,000 ($163.14)
    Water Utilities: $450,000 ($88.88)
    Regular Highways: $289,000 ($57.08)
    General - Other: $276,000 ($54.51)
    Police Protection: $207,000 ($40.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $180,000 ($35.55)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $138,000 ($27.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $90,000 ($17.78)
    Central Staff Services: $62,000 ($12.25)
    Financial Administration: $41,000 ($8.10)
    Health - Other: $16,000 ($3.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $423,000 ($83.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $2,290,000 ($452.30)
    General - Other: $668,000 ($131.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $134,000 ($26.47)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($11.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($7.51)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($7.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $510,000 ($100.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($11.06)

Byron government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $606,000 ($119.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($13.23)
    All Other: $64,000 ($12.64)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($2.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $27,000 ($5.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $473,000 ($93.42)
    Special Assessments: $61,000 ($12.05)
    General Revenue, NEC: $47,000 ($9.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $538,000 ($106.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $338,000 ($66.76)
    All Other: $4,000 ($0.79)
  • Tax - Property: $1,261,000 ($249.06)
    NEC: $194,000 ($38.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($1.38)

Byron government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,311,000 ($3024.10)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,081,000 ($2386.13)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,855,000 ($761.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $625,000 ($123.44)

Byron government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,458,000 ($287.97)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,091,000 ($413.00)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $202,000 ($39.90)

5.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Olmsted County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hennepin County, MN  0.32% ($38,382 average AGI)
from Dodge County, MN  0.30% ($37,179)
from Wabasha County, MN  0.30% ($38,725)


5.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($647 average AGI)
Olmsted County:

0.07%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  0.55% ($39,561 average AGI)
to Dodge County, MN  0.30% ($43,500)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.23% ($36,763)

Strongest AM radio stations in Byron:

  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KROC (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Byron:

  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFSI (92.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KYBA (105.3 FM; STEWARTVILLE, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • K285EL (104.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K292EM (106.3 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Byron:

  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K52HH (Channel 52; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • K27CW (Channel 27; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Byron fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Byron fatal accident list:

Jul 13, 2008 03:35 PM, Us-14 0200000014, Co Rd 34, Lat: 44.02868, Lon: -92.62818, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 8, 2000 00:50 AM, M21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Jul 18, 1998 11:39 PM, M21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 16, 1996 11:52 AM, 14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 1994 09:52 AM, 14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 1994 08:40 PM, 14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 11 4th St Nw (Lat: 44.031917 Lon: -92.647417), Call Sign: KKV531, Licensee ID: L00084683
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/1997, Expiration Date: 09/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003
    Registrant: City Of Byron, 11 4th St, Byron, MN 55920, Phone: (507) 775-2550
  • 2 Mi N 1 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 44.062472 Lon: -92.676583), Call Sign: KCH232, Licensee ID: L00045281
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.685 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/12/1996, Expiration Date: 01/17/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Mc Intosh Electric, Box 491, Byron, MN 55940, Phone: (507) 775-6117
  • 3.7 Km E (Lat: 44.033028 Lon: -92.602972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WPGA278
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2004, Expiration Date: 11/30/2014, Certifier: Ronald D Obermueller
    Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7754, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:
  • Byron Ave Crossing (Lat: 44.033028 Lon: -92.646028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: KIZ448, Licensee ID: L00111465
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.395 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2004, Expiration Date: 12/20/2014
    Registrant: Dakota Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation, 501 Marquette Ave S, Suite 106, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (612) 904-6093, Fax: (612) 337-7775, Email:
  • Lat: 44.041139 Lon: -92.629833, Call Sign: WPXX914
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.837 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 456.637 MHz, 457.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2003, Expiration Date: 06/27/2013, Certifier: Casey Conlin
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 44.028028 Lon: -92.636278, Call Sign: WQAL309
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.725 MHz, 452.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/2004, Expiration Date: 06/25/2014, Certifier: Robin Heim
    Registrant: Hilltop Communications, 1523 Old W. Main St., Red Wing, MN 55066, Phone: (651) 388-1795, Fax: (651) 385-9020, Email:
  • County Road 3, Oxbow Park (Lat: 44.090806 Lon: -92.636028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 0 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQHA605
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/12/2007, Expiration Date: 06/12/2017, Certifier: Wayne R King
    Registrant: City Of Pine Island, 250 S Main, Pine Island, MN 55963, Phone: (507) 356-4591, Fax: (507) 356-8230, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, 302 Byron Ave N (Lat: 44.031889 Lon: -92.644889), Structure height: 25.9 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WNTP444
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.150 MHz, 955.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/23/1997, Expiration Date: 07/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2002
    Registrant: Phone: (507) 775-2903
  • Byron, MN, Lat: 44.031944 Lon: -92.647222, Call Sign: WPVK911
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz, 956.356 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/08/2002, Expiration Date: 07/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2012, Certifier: Greg Rud
    Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 North Glebe Rd. #1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2214, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • ROCK DELL, Intersection Of 90th Ave. Sw And 60th St. Sw (Lat: 43.934694 Lon: -92.617361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQDW721
    Assigned Frequencies: 6855.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2005, Expiration Date: 11/17/2015, Certifier: Tim Heroff
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:
  • Rockdale, Intersection Of 90th Ave. Sw And 60th St. Sw (Lat: 43.934694 Lon: -92.617361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQIH488
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 02/12/2018, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh
    Registrant: Granger Telecom, 22 Corgey Road, Pleasanton, TX 78064, Phone: (830) 569-8088, Email:
  • Rock Dell, Intersection Of 90th Ave. Sw And 60th St. Sw (Lat: 43.934694 Lon: -92.617361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQIL441
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6555.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2008, Expiration Date: 03/10/2018, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh
    Registrant: Minnesota Department Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • Rock Dell, Intersection Of 90th Ave. Sw And 60th St. Sw (Lat: 43.934694 Lon: -92.617361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQIM310
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2008, Expiration Date: 03/17/2018, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh
    Registrant: Minnesota Department Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • A1Q0083A, 8031 Country Club Rd W (Byron 009291) (Lat: 44.024056 Lon: -92.598333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92 m, Call Sign: WQRE472, Licensee ID: L00127664
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+6 more)
    Grant Date: 04/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Byron)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Byron)
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
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$158,13719$162,97378$156,0914$42,3631$1,931,6501$284,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$202,6206$159,4380$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$300,1601$186,20015$153,9541$18,7200$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$239,40011$208,9221$14,4500$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$187,4070$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$237,2136$214,610
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$94,910
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$155,4950$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0018.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Incident types - Byron

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Byron, MN
Most common first names in Byron, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Donald1371.1 years
William1271.2 years
John1179.6 years
George1081.0 years
Charles980.3 years
Richard869.9 years
Carl878.4 years
Robert876.5 years
Anna887.0 years
Helen882.6 years
Most common last names in Byron, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brooks879.9 years
Jensen778.0 years
Caulfield782.7 years
Larsen677.0 years
Strain577.4 years
Smith581.6 years
Johnson554.2 years
Thompson582.2 years
Nelson585.8 years
Erickson482.8 years
Businesses in Byron, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
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