Chatfield, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 2,789 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.5%
 
Males: 1,339  (48.0%)
Females: 1,450  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55923.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,810 (it was $44,023 in 2000)
Chatfield:

$51,810
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,335 (it was $20,145 in 2000)

Chatfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $142,431 (it was $94,100 in 2000)
Chatfield:

$142,431
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $160,811; Detached houses: $174,032; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,887; Mobile homes: $9,165

Median gross rent in 2013: $778.

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  • Races in Chatfield, MN (2010)

    Chatfield races chart
    • 2,69897.1%White alone
    • 471.7%Hispanic
    • 210.8%Two or more races
    • 80.3%Asian alone
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Chatfield: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.4%), Norwegian (22.0%), Irish (9.4%), English (7.4%), United States (4.4%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 1.99 square miles.

Population density: 1,400 people per square mile   (low).

Chatfield,MN real estate house value index trend

Chatfield, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Chatfield:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chatfield city:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

59 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.2% Europe).

This city:

2.0%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,043 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,505 (1.1%)

Chatfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (18.9 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (89.3 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (267.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fountain, MN (2.8 miles ), Dover, MN (3.0 miles ), Eyota, MN (3.2 miles ), Wykoff, MN (3.2 miles ), St. Charles, MN (3.2 miles ), Preston, MN (3.6 miles ), Lanesboro, MN (3.7 miles ), Utica, MN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $192,700
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $192,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $261,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.85 N, Longitude: 92.19 W

Area code: 507

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

4.2%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-1.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (54%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Chatfield, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Chatfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the Chatfield city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chatfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 87% 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 227.4 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 435.0 miles away from Chatfield 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 234.9 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 238.0 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 413.0 miles away from Chatfield center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 359.9 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 Fillmore 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: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chatfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chatfield:

  • CHOSEN VALLEY CARE CENTER (1102 LIBERTY STREET SOUTHEAST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chatfield:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - WHITEWATER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ST CHARLES, MN)
  • FILLMORE COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; PRESTON, MN)
  • PRESTON GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRESTON, MN)
  • FILLMORE PLACE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; PRESTON, MN)
  • SPRING VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, MN)

Airports located in Chatfield:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chatfield:

  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 17 miles; Rochester, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,444)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 29 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Winona State University (about 31 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Luther College (about 42 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Riverland Community College (about 43 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Western Technical College (about 47 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • Viterbo University (about 48 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)

Public high school in Chatfield:

Public elementary/middle school in Chatfield:

See full list of schools located in Chatfield

Library in Chatfield:

  • CHATFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $139,558; Location: 314 S MAIN STREET; 22,697 books; 15,187 e-books; 919 audio materials; 1,786 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Chatfield: Chosen Valley Golf Course (A), Chatfield Police Department (B), Chatfield Fire Department (C), Chatfield Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chatfield include: Chatfield Lutheran Church (A), Pioneer Presbyterian Church (B), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (C), Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church (D), Calvary Baptist Church (E), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (F), Chatfield United Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Mill Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Chatfield: Chatfield Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Chatfield Tourist Information Center (Tours & Charters; Center Of City Park).

Fillmore 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 15.8 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 16.8 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 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.88
U.S.:

9.14

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

CHATFIELD (Address: 21 SE Second Street , Population served: 2,784, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.8%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
91 people in nursing homes in 2000
13 people in other group homes in 2000

Chatfield, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Chatfield 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Chatfield (2011 data):

  • F & M Community Bank, National Association: F & M Community Bank, Chatfield Branch at 229 Main Street North, branch established on 2000/10/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $93.1 mil, Deposits: $78.2 mil, headquarters in Preston, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: F & M Financial Services, Inc.
  • Root River State Bank: at 18 3rd Street, S. E., branch established on 1856/11/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $60.9 mil, Deposits: $53.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Johnson Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chatfield city (based on Fillmore County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,01641
Evangelical Protestant4,59624
Catholic4,2238
Other791
None952-
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: 8
Fillmore County:

3.81 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Fillmore County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

13.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Fillmore County:

26.6%
Minnesota:

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

9.6%
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
Financial Administration 1$4,937$59,2440$0
Other Government Administration 3$13,145$52,5800$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$20,491$49,1780$0
Streets and Highways 1$5,568$66,8160$0
Health 2$6,607$39,6420$0
Sewerage 2$9,507$57,0420$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,201$38,4120$0
Water Supply 1$3,370$40,4400$0
Local Libraries 1$4,377$52,5240$0
Totals for Government 17$71,203$50,2610$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $473,000 ($169.59)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $333,000 ($119.40)
    Sewerage: $272,000 ($97.53)
    Regular Highways: $196,000 ($70.28)
    Police Protection: $173,000 ($62.03)
    Financial Administration: $147,000 ($52.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $138,000 ($49.48)
    Health Services - Other: $133,000 ($47.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $109,000 ($39.08)
    Water Utilities: $99,000 ($35.50)
    Libraries: $73,000 ($26.17)
    Fire Protection: $52,000 ($18.64)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($9.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $18,000 ($6.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $190,000 ($68.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $134,000 ($48.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $82,000 ($29.40)
    Libraries: $21,000 ($7.53)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($5.38)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($4.30)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($2.87)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($1.79)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($1.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $425,000 ($152.38)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $207,000 ($74.22)
    All Other: $178,000 ($63.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($40.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($11.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($2.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($1.43)
    Highways: $4,000 ($1.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $516,000 ($185.01)
    Interest Earnings: $97,000 ($34.78)
    Special Assessments: $88,000 ($31.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $188,000 ($67.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $547,000 ($196.13)
    All Other: $50,000 ($17.93)
  • Tax - Property: $631,000 ($226.25)
    NEC: $21,000 ($7.53)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($0.36)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,301,000 ($1183.58)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,190,000 ($785.23)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,030,000 ($369.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,855,000 ($1382.22)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $606,000 ($217.28)

Chatfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,369,000 ($490.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,603,000 ($1291.86)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $685,000 ($245.61)

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,676 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
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 Olmsted County, MN  1.32% ($36,435 average AGI)
from Winona County, MN  0.46% ($29,184)
from Mower County, MN  0.28% ($31,174)


5.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
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 Olmsted County, MN  1.65% ($36,875 average AGI)
to Winona County, MN  0.35% ($31,276)
to Mower County, MN  0.28% ($26,174)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chatfield:

  • 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.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFIL (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PRESTON, MN; Owner: KFIL, 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)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KAGE (1380 AM; 4 kW; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chatfield:

  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFIL-FM (103.1 FM; PRESTON, MN; Owner: KFIL, 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)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KQYB (98.3 FM; SPRING GROVE, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KWNO-FM (99.3 FM; RUSHFORD, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KHME (101.1 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • KQAL (89.5 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • K223AH (92.5 FM; PETERSON, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KYBA (105.3 FM; STEWARTVILLE, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO)
  • KAGE-FM (95.3 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chatfield:

  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K52HH (Channel 52; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K27CW (Channel 27; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Chatfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

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


Chatfield fatal accident list:

Mar 6, 1995 01:02 PM, 10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 1991 11:50 PM, 2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 18, 1985 09:30 AM, 52, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 12, 1977 05:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • 3,840Total average daily traffic
  • 84Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,094Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1 Mi E Of Chatfield On 155 Ave Se (Lat: 43.853306 Lon: -92.167667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79 m, Call Sign: WPJM898
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.662 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/01/1996, Expiration Date: 08/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2001, Certifier: Charles Sadler
    Registrant: O Connor & Hannan LLP, 1919 Penn Ave Nw Ste 800, Washington, DC 20006, Fax: (202) 466-2198
  • 1 Mi E Of Chatfield On 155 Ave Se (Lat: 43.853306 Lon: -92.167667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79 m, Call Sign: WPJM942
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.712 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/01/1996, Expiration Date: 08/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2001, Certifier: Charles Sadler
    Registrant: O Connor & Hannan LLP, 1919 Penn Ave Nw Ste 800, Washington, DC 20006, Fax: (202) 466-2198

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 42 Saint Albans Pl (Lat: 43.838028 Lon: -92.172667), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPGB798
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/25/2004, Expiration Date: 12/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2007
    Registrant: Tuohy Furniture Corporation, 42 St Albans Place, Chatfield, MN 55923, Phone: (507) 867-4280, Fax: (507) 867-4303, Email:
  • Box 130 Rr 1 (Lat: 43.819417 Lon: -92.325167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: KNDM921
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/18/2012, Expiration Date: 07/23/2022
    Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Fax: (317) 564-8335, Email:
  • 205 Union St. Ne (Lat: 43.852917 Lon: -92.190167), Call Sign: WQGZ308
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.900 MHz, 462.025 MHz, 462.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/31/2007, Expiration Date: 05/31/2017, Certifier: Donna Warren
    Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (952) 469-0226, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:
  • Lat: 43.854583 Lon: -92.190889, Call Sign: WQKC547
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2009, Expiration Date: 03/30/2019, Certifier: Don Hainen
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344
  • Lat: 43.855139 Lon: -92.107639, Call Sign: WQOE689
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.587 MHz, 462.012 MHz, 463.537 MHz, 463.687 MHz, 464.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2011, Expiration Date: 09/01/2021, Certifier: Kevin L Borgen
    Registrant: 21st Century Wireless Group Inc, 411 12th St Se, Rochester, MN 55904, Phone: (507) 280-9063, Fax: (507) 281-8526, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CHATFIELD, Lat: 43.845611 Lon: -92.207194, Call Sign: WQJL837
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.318 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2008, Expiration Date: 10/28/2018, Certifier: Tony Lammers
    Registrant: Sensus Metering Systems, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • MS03NP735, .5 Mi E (Lat: 43.850278 Lon: -92.175278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 73.1 m, Call Sign: WQQS710
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2013, Expiration Date: 02/25/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: N0FUD, Licensee ID: L01037717
    Grant Date: 01/25/2006, Expiration Date: 04/10/2016
    Registrant: David P Sovinski, 9377 130th Ave Se, Chatfield, MN 55923-2818
  • Call Sign: N0NAI, Previous Call Sign: KB8HDU, Licensee ID: L00310581
    Grant Date: 03/29/2011, Expiration Date: 05/11/2021
    Registrant: Todd E Johnson, 322 Winona St Se, Chatfield, MN 55923
  • Call Sign: NY0V, Licensee ID: L00871465
    Grant Date: 01/23/2007, Expiration Date: 03/24/2017
    Registrant: Thomas N Vinson, 31000 Us 52 S., Chatfield, MN 55923
  • Call Sign: W0ILX
    Grant Date: 02/02/1988, Expiration Date: 02/02/1998, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2000
    Registrant: Carl W Kanerva, Rt 3 Box 121, Chatfield, MN 55923
  • Call Sign: KC0RIC, Licensee ID: L00782614
    Grant Date: 12/17/2003, Expiration Date: 12/17/2013, Certifier: Zachary J Linnell
    Registrant: Zachary J Linnell, 116 Fillmore Street Se, Chatfield, MN 55923-1219
  • Call Sign: KD0PMI, Licensee ID: L01658942
    Grant Date: 08/31/2011, Expiration Date: 08/31/2021, Certifier: Tanner R Gilbertson
    Registrant: Tanner R Gilbertson, 518 Union St Ne, Chatfield, MN 55923
  • Call Sign: KD0SAN, Licensee ID: L01703585
    Grant Date: 05/18/2012, Expiration Date: 05/18/2022, Certifier: Ove Firman
    Registrant: Ove Firman, 31000 Us 52s, Chatfield, MN 55923


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chatfield)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Chatfield

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Most common first names in Chatfield, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3382.0 years
John2679.4 years
William2582.7 years
George1985.7 years
Robert1773.0 years
Ruth1482.9 years
Clarence1482.4 years
Dorothy1282.9 years
Donald1280.7 years
James1172.8 years
Most common last names in Chatfield, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Manahan1982.8 years
Hanson1879.1 years
Anderson1277.4 years
Bailey1180.7 years
Erickson1175.1 years
Horsman1078.0 years
Asleson973.1 years
Lynch981.0 years
Bernard984.2 years
Baker980.0 years

Businesses in Chatfield, MN

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Subway: 1
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