Byron, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 5,426 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +55.0%
Males: 2,706  (49.9%)
Females: 2,720  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

32.6 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55920.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $88,658 (it was $58,879 in 2000)
Byron:

$88,658
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,923 (it was $20,297 in 2000)

Byron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $221,763 (it was $113,100 in 2000)
Byron:

$221,763
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $241,216; detached houses: $239,792; townhouses or other attached units: $229,472

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,017.

March 2019 cost of living index in Byron: 103.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.0%
(3.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Byron, MN (2010)
    • 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

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Ancestries: German (32.2%), Norwegian (28.1%), American (10.8%), European (3.9%), Scandinavian (3.2%), Czech (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1262 feet

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 3,810 people per square mile   (average).

Byron, Minnesota map

107 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,023 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,839 (1.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 44.03 N, Longitude: 92.65 W

Area code: 507

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $232,900
  • 2013: 52 buildings, average cost: $223,800
  • 2014: 49 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2015: 40 buildings, average cost: $243,100
  • 2016: 42 buildings, average cost: $282,300
  • 2017: 45 buildings, average cost: $298,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Byron, MN residents
Average permit cost in Byron, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +993 (+39.6%).
Most common industries in Byron, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (28.8%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.4%)
  • Printing & related support activities (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (41.5%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Byron, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (10.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Child care workers (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Byron, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.1. This is about average.

City:

68.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.752. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.752
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

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.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.71
U.S.:

8.46

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 Byron 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 the city 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 Byron 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 the city 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 Byron 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 (13).
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

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)
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Byron:

Marital status in Byron, MN
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

For population 25 years and over in Byron:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Minnesota average:

10.9

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

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Religion statistics for Byron, MN (based on Olmsted County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Olmsted County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.7%
State:

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

10.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Byron:

50.6%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.2%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Byron:

29.0
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.4%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Byron:

8.8%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Byron:

37.3%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Byron:

58.8%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.9%
Minnesota:

78.6%

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

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,013,000 ($186.69)
    Water Utilities: $506,000 ($93.25)
    General - Other: $412,000 ($75.93)
    Regular Highways: $382,000 ($70.40)
    Police Protection: $279,000 ($51.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $216,000 ($39.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $163,000 ($30.04)
    Local Fire Protection: $148,000 ($27.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $64,000 ($11.80)
    Central Staff Services: $56,000 ($10.32)
    Financial Administration: $40,000 ($7.37)
    Health - Other: $26,000 ($4.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $619,000 ($114.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,136,000 ($209.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000 ($33.91)
    Sewerage: $101,000 ($18.61)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($7.74)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($2.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($2.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $487,000 ($89.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $71,000 ($13.09)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,245,000 ($229.45)
    Other: $228,000 ($42.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $50,000 ($9.21)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $23,000 ($4.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $190,000 ($35.02)
    General Revenue - Other: $35,000 ($6.45)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($2.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($1.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $539,000 ($99.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $291,000 ($53.63)
    General Local Government Support: $167,000 ($30.78)
  • Tax - Property: $1,933,000 ($356.25)
    Other License: $107,000 ($19.72)
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000 ($6.45)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,590,000 ($3057.50)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,677,000 ($2520.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,225,000 ($778.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,312,000 ($241.80)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,421,000 ($261.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,613,000 ($481.57)

6.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,336 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($277 average AGI)
Olmsted County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  0.34% ($51,256 average AGI)
from Dodge County, MN  0.30% ($53,516)
from Winona County, MN  0.26% ($43,295)


6.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,773 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($413 average AGI)
Olmsted County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  0.55% ($66,246 average AGI)
to Dodge County, MN  0.37% ($53,674)
to Goodhue County, MN  0.25% ($54,682)
Businesses in Byron, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Byron fatal accident list:

Jul 13, 2008 03:35 PM, Us-14 0200000014, Co Rd 34, Lat: 44.028680, Lon: -92.628180, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 8, 2000 00:50 AM, M21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 18, 1998 11:39 PM, M21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk 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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 367ft / 112mTotal length
  • $137,000,000Total costs
  • 45,597Total average daily traffic
  • 4,248Total average daily truck traffic
  • 45,736Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Byron, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Byron, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Byron, MN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: SUTTON RAY RENEGADE SPIRIT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2413Q , Serial Number: REN 617, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 10/20/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Ray E Sutton, 7229 Genoa Rd Nw, Byron, MN 55920
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4235U , Serial Number: 15060235, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 07/31/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew C Lee, 4721 County Road 3 Nw, Byron, MN 55920
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50637 , Serial Number: 2843419, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 08/09/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Valiant Flying Museum Inc, 1625 Ancaster Dr Ne, Byron, MN 55920
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING GO-435C&D SER (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5396K , Serial Number: NAV-4-2296B, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 04/23/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/26/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Jerome E Koskovich, 3321 County Road 15 Sw, Byron, MN 55920
  • Aircraft: PURDUE RICHARD H CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 665DC , Serial Number: CH2-1204-2571, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 10/03/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Richard H Purdue, 7101 80th Ave Nw, Byron, MN 55920
  • Aircraft: WHARTON JAMES R STOL CH-701 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 805U , Serial Number: 7-4633, Certificate Issue Date: 12/24/2008
    Registrant (Individual): James R Wharton, 1845 23rd St Nw, Byron, MN 55920
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8946K , Serial Number: 108-1946, Year manufactured: 1947, Certificate Issue Date: 05/22/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Jerome E Koskovich, 3321 County Road 15 Sw, Byron, MN 55920

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 in Byron, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Byron, MN - Value

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 fires per year is 17. The highest number of reported fires - 30 took place in 2007, and the least - 11 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Byron, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (36.1%), and Structure Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Byron, MN
    • 10336.1%Outside Fires
    • 8730.5%Structure Fires
    • 6322.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3211.2%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Byron, MN
  • 89.2%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Electricity
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Byron, MN
  • 64.0%Utility gas
  • 36.0%Electricity


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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Byron on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 (55920) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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