Callaway, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 237 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.5%
 
Males: 107  (45.3%)
Females: 130  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  30.7 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 56521

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,013 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Callaway:

$46,013
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,133 (it was $12,151 in 2000)

Callaway city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,229 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Callaway:

$73,229
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $831.

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  • Races in Callaway, MN (2010)

    Callaway races chart
    • 11649.6%White alone
    • 8335.5%American Indian alone
    • 2912.4%Two or more races
    • 41.7%Hispanic
    • 20.9%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Callaway: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (13.9%), German (9.4%), English (3.8%), Czech (3.1%), Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1370 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 376 people per square mile   (very low).

Callaway, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Callaway:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Callaway city:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

17 residents are foreign born (4.9% Asia, 2.0% Europe).

This city:

6.9%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $589 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $456 (0.7%)

Callaway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (43.2 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (188.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (539.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ogema, MN (2.9 miles) , White Earth, MN (2.9 miles ), Audubon, MN (3.0 miles ), Lake Park, MN (3.3 miles ), Detroit Lakes, MN (3.5 miles ), Waubun, MN (3.7 miles ), Hitterdal, MN (4.1 miles ), Ulen, MN (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.98 N, Longitude: 95.91 W

Area code: 218

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

4.4%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-5.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Callaway, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Callaway-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Callaway city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Callaway-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 85% 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 91.1 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 92.4 miles away from Callaway center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 255.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 729.6 miles away from Callaway center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 253.3 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 Becker County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Callaway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Callaway:

  • SANFORD DIALYSIS DETROIT LAKES (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; DETROIT LAKES, MN)
  • ST MARYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; DETROIT LAKES, MN)
  • WEST HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; DETROIT LAKES, MN)
  • ESSENTIA HEALTH OAK CROSSING (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DETROIT LAKES, MN)
  • EMMANUEL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DETROIT LAKES, MN)

Amtrak station near Callaway:

  • 12 miles: DETROIT LAKES (116 PIONEER ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Callaway:

  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 42 miles; Moorhead, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 42 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 43 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 60 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Bemidji State University (about 60 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 80 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)

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

Church in Callaway: Immanuel Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Becker 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 62.2. This is about average.

City:

62.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0

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

CALLAWAY (Population served: 234, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-03-2006 and OCT-17-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-17-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-17-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-28-2006), St BCA signed (DEC-12-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2007)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.9%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.0% for American Indian residents, 61.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Callaway compared to Minnesota state average:

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

Banks with branches in Callaway (2011 data):

  • Midwest Bank: Callaway Branch at Main And Wisconsin Streets, branch established on 1978/08/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $299.8 mil, Deposits: $265.2 mil, headquarters in Detroit Lakes, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Midwest Bank Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (36%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Callaway city (based on Becker County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,47421
Catholic7,40015
Evangelical Protestant6,73231
Other2182
None10,680-
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: 4
Becker County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Becker County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Becker County:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Becker County:

28.9%
Minnesota:

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

13.3%
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 1$2,170$26,0405$408
Firefighters 0$0 17$405
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,743
Sewerage 0$0 1$290
Water Supply 0$0 1$872
Other and Unallocable 3$6,177$24,7085$2,276
Totals for Government 4$8,347$25,04130$5,994

Callaway government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $17,000 ($71.73)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $330,000 ($1392.41)
    Fire Protection: $28,000 ($118.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($113.92)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($97.05)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($92.83)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($84.39)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($59.07)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($37.97)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($25.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($21.10)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($12.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($25.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $138,000 ($582.28)

Callaway government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,000 ($88.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($80.17)
    All Other: $8,000 ($33.76)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($21.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($21.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($67.51)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($37.97)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $337,000 ($1421.94)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($75.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $39,000 ($164.56)
    All Other: $6,000 ($25.32)
  • Tax - Property: $20,000 ($84.39)

Callaway government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $80,000 ($337.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $65,000 ($274.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $15,000 ($63.29)

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cass County, ND  0.73% ($41,239 average AGI)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.58% ($36,151)
from Clay County, MN  0.56% ($42,500)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cass County, ND  0.86% ($28,157 average AGI)
to Otter Tail County, MN  0.62% ($25,141)
to Clay County, MN  0.53% ($26,879)

Strongest AM radio stations in Callaway:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KDLM (1340 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Callaway:

  • KRVI (95.1 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRCQ (102.3 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: DETROIT LAKES BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Callaway:

  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 46.983472 Lon: -95.907750, Call Sign: WQGX621
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz, 151.655 MHz, 158.340 MHz, 159.525 MHz, 159.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/16/2007, Expiration Date: 05/16/2017, Certifier: Mike Steffl
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 4.6 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 46.933833 Lon: -95.988917), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WNEE995
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/15/2009, Expiration Date: 07/21/2019
    Registrant: Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc., 1822 Mill Road, Grand Forks, ND 58203, Phone: (701) 795-4305, Fax: (701) 795-4333, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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