Caledonia, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 2,753 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.2%
 
Males: 1,292  (46.9%)
Females: 1,461  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 55921.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,323 (it was $32,455 in 2000)
Caledonia:

$49,323
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,951 (it was $16,953 in 2000)

Caledonia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $125,719 (it was $71,200 in 2000)
Caledonia:

$125,719
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $144,002; detached houses: $152,025; townhouses or other attached units: $154,866; mobile homes: $23,477

Median gross rent in 2019: $676.

March 2019 cost of living index in Caledonia: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.6%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.3% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Caledonia, MN (2019)
    • 2,62393.9%White alone
    • 1134.0%Black alone
    • 120.4%American Indian alone
    • 100.4%Two or more races
    • 70.3%Hispanic

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

Crime rates in Caledonia by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
(35.6)
1
(35.8)
2
(72.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(169.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(105.3)
2
(69.2)
2
(69.7)
6
(213.8)
2
(71.6)
2
(72.0)
1
(36.1)
1
(36.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(169.0)
10
(343.6)
8
(280.9)
6
(207.6)
5
(174.3)
1
(35.6)
1
(35.8)
4
(144.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(72.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
49
(1,656)
43
(1,478)
49
(1,721)
47
(1,626)
28
(976.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.8)
8
(288.2)
4
(144.3)
1
(36.1)
2
(73.1)
3
(110.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(169.0)
1
(34.4)
2
(70.2)
4
(138.4)
1
(34.9)
1
(35.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.5)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index206.5168.4199.4187.5151.776.646.993.713.013.75.84.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (34.9%), American (18.9%), Irish (10.7%), Norwegian (10.5%), European (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1174 feet

Land area: 2.86 square miles.

Population density: 963 people per square mile   (low).

Caledonia, Minnesota map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.1%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,586 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,165 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (18.1 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (112.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (230.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Spring Grove, MN (2.9 miles ),
Eitzen, MN (3.0 miles ),
Houston, MN (3.1 miles ),
Hokah, MN (3.4 miles ),
Brownsville, MN (3.4 miles ),
Stoddard, WI (3.7 miles ),
New Albin, IA (3.8 miles ),
Genoa, WI (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 43.63 N, Longitude: 91.50 W

Area code: 507

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $167,200
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $187,600
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $255,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $276,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $371,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Caledonia, MN residents
Average permit cost in Caledonia, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.4%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Historical population in Caledonia, MN
Historical housing units in Caledonia, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +79 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in Caledonia, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
  • Wood products (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.7%)
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Caledonia, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Carpenters (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Caledonia, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Caledonia, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2016 was 52.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.7
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 5.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.24
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Caledonia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.3 miles away from the Caledonia city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Caledonia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 61% greater 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 264.2 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 404.7 miles away from Caledonia center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 200.2 miles away from Caledonia 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 382.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 404.8 miles away from Caledonia center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 190.8 miles away from Caledonia center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Houston County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Caledonia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Caledonia:

  • CALEDONIA HEALTH CARE CENTER (provides emergency services, 425 NORTH BADGER STREET)
  • HOUSTON COUNTY PHNS (304 SOUTH MARSHALL STREET)
  • LUTHERAN HOME HEALTH AGENCY,THE (425 N BADGER ST)
  • CALEDONIA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (425 NORTH BADGER STREET)

Airports located in Caledonia:

Amtrak station near Caledonia:

  • 19 miles: LA CROSSE (601 ST. ANDREW ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Caledonia:

  • Viterbo University (about 18 miles; La Crosse, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,848)
  • Western Technical College (about 18 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 19 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Luther College (about 27 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Winona State University (about 30 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 31 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 37 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)

Public high school in Caledonia:

Public elementary/middle schools in Caledonia:

Private elementary/middle schools in Caledonia:

See full list of schools located in Caledonia

Library in Caledonia:

  • CALEDONIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $70,828; Location: 231 E MAIN STREET; 15,534 books; 15,187 e-books; 253 audio materials; 520 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 63 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Caledonia: Houston County Courthouse (A), Houston County Sheriffs Office (B), Caledonia Public Library (C), Caledonia Police Department (D), Caledonia City Hall (E), Caledonia Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Caledonia include: Saint Mary's Church (A), Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Immanuel Lutheran Church (C), Vineyard Christian Church (D), United Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Saint John's German Lutheran Cemetery (2), Evergreen Cemetery (3), Old Caledonia Cemetery (4), Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Caledonia include: Gazebo Park (1), North Park (2), Veterans Recreation Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Houston County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 104 History Lane).

Hotels: Crest Red Carpet Inn (15944 State 76), AmericInn Caledonia (508 North Kruckow Avenue).

Birthplace of: Chris Jaeb - Businessperson, Dave Kunst - Walked around the world, Ken Nelson (United States record producer) - Record producer, Lloyd L. Duxbury - Politician.

Houston 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 Caledonia that have no violations reported:

  • CALEDONIA (Population served: 2,902, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.3%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Caledonia in 2010:

  • 44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Caledonia in 2000:

  • 91 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Caledonia (2011 data):

  • Eitzen State Bank: at 115 North Highway 44/76, branch established on 1909/01/02. Info updated 2007/09/24: Bank assets: $77.5 mil, Deposits: $64.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Eitzen Independents, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Caledonia Branch at 124 East Grove Street, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Merchants Bank, National Association: Caledonia Branch at 115 West Washington Street, branch established on 1857/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/06: Bank assets: $1,241.1 mil, Deposits: $1,007.4 mil, headquarters in Winona, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants Financial Group, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Caledonia:

Marital status in Caledonia, MN
  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Caledonia:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Caledonia
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Caledonia, MN (based on Houston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,88414
Catholic4,8485
Evangelical Protestant2,80313
Other21
None5,490-
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
Houston County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Houston County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Houston County:

11.28 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.0%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.1%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Caledonia:

51.2%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Caledonia:

46.9%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.4%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Caledonia:

5.9%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Caledonia:

32.4%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Caledonia:

57.9%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Caledonia:

74.6%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Caledonia, 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
Police Protection - Officers 5$25,338$60,8111$2,149
Electric Power 3$15,608$62,4320$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,513$58,05210$3,317
Financial Administration 3$11,052$44,2080$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,084$42,5040$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,681$44,1720$0
Police - Other 1$2,863$34,3560$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,079$36,94812$5,411
Water Supply 1$4,149$49,7880$0
Sewerage 1$4,575$54,9000$0
Local Libraries 0$0 4$7,522
Health 0$0 22$11,927
Totals for Government 21$91,942$52,53849$30,326

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $125,000 ($45.41)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,172,000 ($1152.20)
    Liquor Stores: $652,000 ($236.83)
    Sewerage: $602,000 ($218.67)
    Police Protection: $565,000 ($205.23)
    Regular Highways: $375,000 ($136.22)
    Water Utilities: $349,000 ($126.77)
    Health - Other: $273,000 ($99.16)
    General - Other: $197,000 ($71.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $163,000 ($59.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $140,000 ($50.85)
    Financial Administration: $121,000 ($43.95)
    Libraries: $66,000 ($23.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $57,000 ($20.70)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($9.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,000 ($3.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($2.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($20.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,419,000 ($515.44)
    Electric Utilities: $1,125,000 ($408.65)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($9.08)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($3.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($3.27)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($2.54)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($2.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.73)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $571,000 ($207.41)
    Other: $275,000 ($99.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($21.07)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($14.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($4.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($2.54)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $20,000 ($7.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $213,000 ($77.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($11.26)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($4.00)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,253,000 ($1181.62)
    Liquor Stores: $653,000 ($237.20)
    Water Utilities: $366,000 ($132.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $958,000 ($347.98)
    Other: $120,000 ($43.59)
  • Tax - Property: $812,000 ($294.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $31,000 ($11.26)
    Other License: $16,000 ($5.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($1.09)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,890,000 ($686.52)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,370,000 ($497.64)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $955,000 ($346.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $435,000 ($158.01)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,923,000 ($1424.99)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $343,000 ($124.59)
Businesses in Caledonia, MN
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1H&R Block1
AmericInn1Subway1
Chevrolet1True Value1
Dairy Queen1

Strongest AM radio stations in Caledonia:

  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KAGE (1380 AM; 4 kW; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNEI (1140 AM; 2 kW; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKLJ (1290 AM; 5 kW; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Caledonia:

  • KCLH (94.7 FM; CALEDONIA, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRQT (95.7 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KQYB (98.3 FM; SPRING GROVE, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WLXR-FM (104.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY B/CASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • K270AG (101.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING)
  • K222AG (92.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: RAY A. KNUDSON)
  • KWNO-FM (99.3 FM; RUSHFORD, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC)
  • K220EP (91.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • WQCC (106.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KHME (101.1 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WFBZ (105.5 FM; TREMPEALEAU, WI; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNEI-FM (103.5 FM; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBH-FM (100.1 FM; WEST SALEM, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KQAL (89.5 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Caledonia:

  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W44BF (Channel 44; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • KQEG-CA (Channel 50; La CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE PARTNERSHIP)
  • K41AD (Channel 41; LANSING, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K14AF (Channel 14; DECORAH, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • W67CH (Channel 67; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
Caledonia fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Caledonia fatal accident list:

Oct 1, 2015 07:19 AM, Sr-44, W Washington St, Lat: 43.632806, Lon: -91.505622, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 5, 2013 08:40 PM, Cr-3 W Main St, North Sprague Street, Lat: 43.634528, Lon: -91.501542, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 11, 1978 02:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 13.6mTotal length
  • $968,000,000Total costs
  • 4,888Total average daily traffic
  • 420Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,403Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Caledonia, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Caledonia, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Caledonia)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Caledonia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1368U, N1368U, N-1368U, Serial Number: 17267039, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 08/29/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Red Baron Flyers, Box 46 Hwy 76, Caledonia, MN 55921
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 735DV, N735DV, N-735DV, Serial Number: 18265350, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/25/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 01/02/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Red Baron Flyes Inc, Highway 76 Box 46, Caledonia, MN 55921
  • Aircraft: RYAN NAVION A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 117AR, N117AR, N-117AR, Serial Number: NAV-41478, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 08/04/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ronald M Schmal, 6844 State 44, Caledonia, MN 55921, Other Owners: Anne M Schmal
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/16/2006, Exported to: Spain

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 7. The highest number of fires - 20 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Caledonia, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (35.3%), and Structure Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Caledonia, MN
    • 4135.3%Outside Fires
    • 3832.8%Structure Fires
    • 2319.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1412.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Caledonia, MN
Most common first names in Caledonia, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5281.1 years
Mary4281.3 years
William3580.6 years
Joseph2482.9 years
Robert2476.9 years
George2379.4 years
Helen2276.8 years
Anna2287.4 years
Margaret1983.4 years
Charles1878.9 years
Most common last names in Caledonia, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schroeder2880.5 years
Meyer2779.5 years
Klug2679.2 years
Johnson2481.3 years
Nelson1877.5 years
Pieper1780.7 years
Klinski1676.9 years
Diersen1482.3 years
Ranzenberger1379.6 years
Kuecker1385.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Caledonia, MN
  • 86.4%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.9%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Caledonia, MN
  • 67.3%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Electricity
  • 4.2%No fuel used
  • 3.6%Other fuel


Caledonia compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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