Chisholm, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 5,017 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.1%
 
Males: 2,347  (46.8%)
Females: 2,670  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  43.4 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55719.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,498 (it was $28,472 in 2000)
Chisholm:

$35,498
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,381 (it was $16,204 in 2000)

Chisholm city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $85,051 (it was $46,700 in 2000)
Chisholm:

$85,051
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $89,862; Detached houses: $91,088; In 2-unit structures: $123,093; Mobile homes: $47,693

Median gross rent in 2013: $537.

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  • Races in Chisholm, MN (2010)

    Chisholm races chart
    • 4,70894.6%White alone
    • 1032.1%Two or more races
    • 691.4%Hispanic
    • 491.0%American Indian alone
    • 350.7%Black alone
    • 120.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chisholm: 96.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.1%), Norwegian (9.2%), Italian (8.0%), Irish (7.5%), Swedish (5.3%), English (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 1578 feet

Land area: 4.39 square miles.

Population density: 1,142 people per square mile   (low).

Chisholm,MN real estate house value index trend

Chisholm, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Chisholm:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chisholm city:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

170 residents are foreign born (1.5% North America, 1.4% Europe).

This city:

3.4%
Minnesota:

7.4%



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Chisholm, Minnesota as of May 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Chisholm to the number of sex offenders is 5,025 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $854 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $615 (0.9%)

Chisholm satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (60.8 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (175.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (466.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Buhl, MN (2.2 miles ), Hibbing, MN (2.4 miles ), Kinney, MN (2.7 miles) , Keewatin, MN (3.4 miles ), Mountain Iron, MN (3.6 miles ), Iron Junction, MN (3.7 miles) , Leonidas, MN (3.8 miles) , Nashwauk, MN (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $65,300
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $165,400
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $375,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $390,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $290,800
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $336,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.49 N, Longitude: 92.88 W

Area code: 218

Chisholm household income distribution Chisholm home values distribution

Crime rates in Chisholm by Year
Type 2002 2004 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1000010000
per 100,000 19.80.00.00.00.021.90.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A00
per 100,000 0.00.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.00.0
Robberies 0001102011
per 100,000 0.00.00.021.821.90.039.90.019.819.9
Assaults 5687593210
per 100,000 98.8123.4169.1152.4109.4197.459.839.919.80.0
Burglaries 13152732552248126
per 100,000 256.9308.5570.6696.91,203.2482.679.8159.7238.0119.2
Thefts 13659121119121150809412470
per 100,000 2,687.21,213.52,557.12,591.52,647.13,290.21,595.51,877.02,459.31,390.3
Auto thefts 6678356523
per 100,000 118.6123.4147.9174.265.6109.7119.799.839.759.6
Arson 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 282.3) 191.5103.2185.2200.5220.7253.9101.5100.8126.373.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Chisholm detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Minnesota average:

1.65

Chisholm tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -336 (-6.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Chisholm, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Chisholm-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Chisholm city center injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chisholm-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 94% 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 196.1 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 205.2 miles away from Chisholm 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 222.9 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 387.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from Chisholm center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 372.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Chisholm topographic map

Birthplace of: Jim Oberstar - Congressman, Mary P. Sinclair - Environmentalist, John Blatnik - Politician, Paul Pustovar - Curler, John Shuster - Curler, Jason Smith (curler) - Curler, John Perko - Football player, Steve Sinko - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Chisholm:

  • RANGE CENTER INC ("1001 8TH AVE NW, PO BOX 629")
  • BUCHANAN NURSING HOME (30 FIRST STREET NORTHWEST)
  • HERITAGE MANOR (321 NORTHEAST SIXTH STREET)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chisholm:

  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 60 miles; Duluth, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 60 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • Lake Superior College (about 60 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 66 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Bemidji State University (about 94 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 102 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 129 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)

Public high school in Chisholm:

Public elementary/middle schools in Chisholm:

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Library in Chisholm:

  • CHISHOLM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $248,026; Location: 300 W LAKE ST; 16,590 books; 15,555 e-books; 437 audio materials; 563 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 61 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Chisholm: Chisholm Station (A), Jenkos RV Park and Campground (B), Minnesota Museum of Mining (C), Chisholm Police Department (D), Chisholm Volunteer Fire Department (E), Chisholm Public Library (F), Chisholm City Hall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chisholm include: Saint Josephs Church (A), Chisholm United Methodist Church (B), Faith Lutheran Church (C), Saint Vasilije of Ostrag Serbian Church (D), Chisholm First Baptist Church (E), Grace Lutheran Church (F), Chisholm Assembly of God Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Longyear Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Chisholm include: Emergence of Man Through Steel Historical Marker (1), Chisholm Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce (10 2nd Avenue Northwest), Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Agency - Ironworld Discovery Ce (Highway 169 West).

Hotel: Chisholm Inn & Suites (501 Iron Drive).

Court: Oberstar James L Congressman (316 West Lake Street).

St. Louis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 65.3. This is about average.

City:

65.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.74
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00033. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00033
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.9%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.5% for American Indian residents, 69.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.1%
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
86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
45 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
130 people in nursing homes in 2000
47 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Chisholm, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Chisholm (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: Chisholm Branch at 301 1st Street Nw, branch established on 1978/07/10; at 101 West Lake Street, branch established on 1905/04/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $82.4 mil, Deposits: $64.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: M.I.f. Limited
  • American Bank of the North: Chisholm Branch at 231 West Lake Street, branch established on 1951/11/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $622.9 mil, Deposits: $567.2 mil, headquarters in Nashwauk, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Mesaba Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chisholm city (based on St. Louis County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic38,75736
Mainline Protestant32,14391
Evangelical Protestant19,017118
Other2,76020
Orthodox9766
Black Protestant1771
None106,396-
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: 39
St. Louis County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 106
St. Louis County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 176
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

25.3%
Minnesota:

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

11.3%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.4%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chisholm:

54.6%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Chisholm:

28.1
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.2%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

5.1%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.7%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Chisholm:

63.2%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.3%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chisholm, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,639$50,5560$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,095$73,1406$3,200
Judicial and Legal 1$3,806$45,6720$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$51,732$56,4350$0
Police - Other 1$4,183$50,1960$0
Firefighters 0$0 30$4,718
Streets and Highways 5$26,476$63,5421$481
Solid Waste Management 1$4,384$52,6080$0
Sewerage 2$10,396$62,3760$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,177$62,1245$970
Water Supply 4$20,002$60,0060$0
Local Libraries 1$4,918$59,0163$7,075
Other and Unallocable 2$7,296$43,7760$0
Totals for Government 33$157,104$57,12945$16,444

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,715,000 ($541.16)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $808,000 ($161.05)
    General - Other: $723,000 ($144.11)
    Regular Highways: $631,000 ($125.77)
    Sewerage: $608,000 ($121.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $409,000 ($81.52)
    Water Utilities: $402,000 ($80.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $390,000 ($77.74)
    Financial Administration: $289,000 ($57.60)
    Libraries: $227,000 ($45.25)
    Fire Protection: $119,000 ($23.72)
    Health Services - Other: $75,000 ($14.95)
    Central Staff Services: $46,000 ($9.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $19,000 ($3.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($22.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $329,000 ($65.58)
    Water Utilities: $92,000 ($18.34)
    Health - Other: $91,000 ($18.14)
    General - Other: $81,000 ($16.15)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($8.77)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($2.59)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($1.79)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($1.59)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,142,000 ($426.95)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $534,000 ($106.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $415,000 ($82.72)
    All Other: $106,000 ($21.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $37,000 ($7.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $287,000 ($57.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $301,000 ($60.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $194,000 ($38.67)
    Interest Earnings: $78,000 ($15.55)
    Special Assessments: $40,000 ($7.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $400,000 ($79.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,016,000 ($601.16)
    Highways: $1,860,000 ($370.74)
    All Other: $306,000 ($60.99)
  • Tax - Property: $948,000 ($188.96)
    NEC: $49,000 ($9.77)
    Public Utilities: $25,000 ($4.98)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $691,000 ($137.73)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,054,000 ($409.41)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $210,000 ($41.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $210,000 ($41.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,621,000 ($323.10)
    Industrial Revenue: $642,000 ($127.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $49,000 ($9.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $433,000 ($86.31)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,594,000 ($517.04)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $642,000 ($127.96)

4.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($257 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hennepin County, MN  0.34% ($36,195 average AGI)
from Douglas County, WI  0.33% ($28,508)
from Carlton County, MN  0.28% ($32,319)


4.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($404 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  0.54% ($30,668 average AGI)
to Douglas County, WI  0.36% ($27,641)
to Carlton County, MN  0.34% ($38,230)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chisholm:

  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WMFG (1240 AM; 1 kW; HIBBING, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KOZY (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEP (1400 AM; 1 kW; VIRGINIA, MN; Owner: FULL ARMOR MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KRBT (1340 AM; 1 kW; EVELETH, MN; Owner: IRON RANGE BROADCASTING,INC)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chisholm:

  • W269AQ (101.7 FM; CHISHOLM, MN; Owner: HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WIRN (92.5 FM; BUHL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WIRR (90.9 FM; VIRGINIA-HIBBING, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WUSZ (99.9 FM; VIRGINIA, MN; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTBX (93.9 FM; HIBBING, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KMFG (102.9 FM; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • WMFG-FM (106.3 FM; HIBBING, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • KADU (90.1 FM; HIBBING, MN; Owner: JPI RADIO, INC.)
  • KGPZ (96.1 FM; COLERAINE, MN; Owner: LATTO NORTHLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBAJ (105.5 FM; DEER RIVER, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • W252AN (98.3 FM; HIBBING, MN; Owner: IRON RANGE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEVE-FM (97.9 FM; EVELETH, MN; Owner: IRON RANGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMFY (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K205AX (88.9 FM; HIBBING, ETC., MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Chisholm:

  • WIRT (Channel 13; HIBBING, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • KRII (Channel 11; CHISHOLM, MN; Owner: CHANNEL 11 LICENSE, INC.)
  • K29EB (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
Chisholm fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Chisholm fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 13,600Total average daily traffic
  • 930Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Chisholm)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 47.488806 Lon: -92.884083, Call Sign: WNGG416
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.820 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2011, Expiration Date: 07/15/2021Registrant: Duluth/Superior Communications, 711 Hammond Ave., Superior, WI 54880, Phone: (715) 392-2911, Fax: (715) 392-2995, Email:
  • 22 Frontage Rd Industrial Park (Lat: 47.426611 Lon: -92.938250), Call Sign: KUM241
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.8800 MHz, 48.4400 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2001, Expiration Date: 12/09/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2008, Certifier: Barth J WolfRegistrant: Minnesota Energy Resources, 2850 South Ashland Avenue, Green Bay, WI 54307-9002, Phone: (920) 617-5166, Email:
  • CHISHOLM, Water Tower (Lat: 47.489778 Lon: -92.887222), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WPZN623
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.575 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2004, Expiration Date: 02/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2013, Certifier: Bruce A HegrenesRegistrant: St. Louis County, 2030 North Arlington Avenue, Duluth, MN 55811, Phone: (218) 726-2920, Fax: (218) 726-2923, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chisholm)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chisholm)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full 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 ORIGINATED14$76,21415$65,80067$68,79110$50,6001$6,800,0004$46,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$72,0000$06$72,5001$20,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$48,5003$50,66738$83,26311$28,0000$03$44,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$63,00013$106,9230$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$62,0008$48,3751$11,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0126.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$41,833
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$54,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0126.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

  • CHISHOLM (Address: 316 West Lake Street , Population served: 4,960, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Chisholm

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chisholm, MN
Most common first names in Chisholm, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16076.7 years
Mary15283.6 years
Frank7977.1 years
William5074.0 years
Joseph4577.4 years
Helen4079.8 years
Frances3981.9 years
Anna3683.5 years
George3576.0 years
Louis2975.4 years
Most common last names in Chisholm, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4775.1 years
Anderson2178.8 years
Maki2078.0 years
Hill1676.0 years
Olson1669.6 years
Sterle1577.4 years
Erickson1373.9 years
Kangas1375.1 years
Hren1275.3 years
Salo1070.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Chisholm, MN
NameCountNameCount
La-Z-Boy1Subway1
McDonald's1U-Haul1

Chisholm compared to Minnesota state average:

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

Chisholm on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people walking to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 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+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 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+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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  • Martin J. Halverson (2)
  • Charles Eugene Cedar, Jr. (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2016.