Cokato, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 2,739 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.4%
 
Males: 1,310  (47.8%)
Females: 1,429  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55321.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,695 (it was $39,613 in 2000)
Cokato:

$58,695
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,484 (it was $17,149 in 2000)

Cokato city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $168,484 (it was $99,000 in 2000)
Cokato:

$168,484
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $248,134; detached houses: $269,493; townhouses or other attached units: $150,542; in 2-unit structures: $366,502; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $35,867; mobile homes: $38,117

Median gross rent in 2017: $665.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cokato: 110.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.9%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.7% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cokato, MN (2010)
    • 2,50693.0%White alone
    • 1164.3%Hispanic
    • 351.3%Two or more races
    • 130.5%Asian alone
    • 110.4%American Indian alone
    • 80.3%Black alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: Finnish (26.4%), German (19.9%), Swedish (10.0%), Norwegian (9.1%), American (4.2%), Scandinavian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1052 feet

Land area: 1.28 square miles.

Population density: 2,135 people per square mile   (low).

Cokato, Minnesota map

140 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

5.0%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,538 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,351 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (33.3 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (45.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (395.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Dassel, MN (2.4 miles ),
Howard Lake, MN (2.4 miles ),
Winsted, MN (3.2 miles ),
Kingston, MN (3.2 miles),
Darwin, MN (3.3 miles ),
Waverly, MN (3.3 miles ),
Silver Lake, MN (3.4 miles ),
Annandale, MN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 45.08 N, Longitude: 94.19 W

Area code: 320

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $146,900
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $201,300
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $298,600
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $182,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Cokato, MN residents
Average permit cost in Cokato, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +492 (+22.0%).
Most common industries in Cokato, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.3%)
  • Food (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.1%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Cokato, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Carpenters (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Carpenters (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Cokato, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Cokato-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Cokato city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 23.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cokato-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 90% 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 98.9 miles away from Cokato center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 110.3 miles away from Cokato center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 263.6 miles away from Cokato 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 138.9 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 40.0 miles away from Cokato center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 283.6 miles away from Cokato center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wright County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cokato topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cokato:

  • COKATO MANOR HOME HEALTH CARE (600 EAST THIRD STREET)
  • COKATO MANOR (182 SUNSET AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cokato:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - HOWARD LAKE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HOWARD LAKE, MN)
  • HOWARD LAKE NH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HOWARD LAKE, MN)
  • DASSEL LAKESIDE COMM HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DASSEL, MN)
  • LAKESIDE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DASSEL, MN)
  • OUTREACH TRILLIUM WEST (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WINSTED, MN)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WINSTED, MN)
  • ANNANDALE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ANNANDALE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cokato:

  • Saint Cloud State University (about 34 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; Full-time enrollment: 12,822)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 34 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 34 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 35 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 39 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 40 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 42 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)

Public high schools in Cokato:

  • WESTSIDE ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM (Location: 220 MILLARD AVENUE, Grades: 7-12)
  • CORNERSTONES PROGRAM (Location: 220 MILLARD AVENUE, Grades: 6-12)
  • VILLAGE RANCH ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM (Location: 220 MILLARD AVENUE, Grades: 5-12)
  • WINGS ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM (Location: 220 MILLARD AVENUE, Grades: 7-12)
  • STEP TD PROGRAM (Location: 220 MILLARD AVENUE, Grades: 11-12)
  • DASSEL-COKATO SENIOR HIGH (Location: 4852 REARDON AVE SW STE 1600, Grades: 9-12)
  • DASSEL-COKATO ALTERNATIVE CTR. (Location: 290 E COKATO ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cokato:

  • EASTERN WRIGHT PROGRAM (Location: 220 MILLARD AVENUE, Grades: KG-7)
  • JOURNEYS ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM (Location: 220 MILLARD AVENUE, Grades: KG-8)
  • COKATO ELEMENTARY (Location: 200 5TH ST SW, Grades: PK-4)
  • DASSEL-COKATO MIDDLE (Location: 4852 REARDON AVE SW STE 1500, Grades: 5-8)
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Notable locations in Cokato: Cokato (A), Cokato Fire Department and Ambulance Service (B), Cokato Police Department (C), Cokato Museum (D), Cokato Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church (1), Lutheran Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Holt Tours (Tours & Charters; Po Box 910), Cokato Transportation (Tours & Charters; 5439 Oliver Avenue Southwest).

Hotel: 3rd St Inn B & B (370 3rd Street Southwest).

Wright 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 Cokato that have no violations reported:

  • COKATO (Population served: 2,749, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.2%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
32 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
75 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Cokato (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Cokato: Edgewood Gables Branch, State Bank Of Cokato, Cokato Manor Branch. Info updated 2007/07/11: Bank assets: $53.0 mil, Deposits: $50.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank Of Cokato Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Trust Ii
  • The First National Bank of Cokato: The First National Bank Of Cokato at 365 South Broadway, branch established on 1916/11/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $37.4 mil, Deposits: $33.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Knoff Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Cokato:

Marital status in Cokato, MN
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Cokato:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Minnesota average:

10.9

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

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Religion statistics for Cokato, MN (based on Wright County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,49456
Catholic18,69913
Mainline Protestant16,14328
Other7155
None69,649-
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: 15
Here:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Wright County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Wright County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Wright County:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.9%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.3%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cokato:

14.4%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cokato:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.7%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

55.1%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Cokato:

76.1%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cokato, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$7,348$29,3920$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,598$27,5882$1,833
Streets and Highways 1$4,749$56,9880$0
Sewerage 1$8,852$106,2240$0
Water Supply 1$8,595$103,1400$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 1$480
Totals for Government 8$34,142$51,2133$2,313

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $723,000 ($263.96)
    Water Utilities: $631,000 ($230.38)
    Regular Highways: $334,000 ($121.94)
    Police Protection: $260,000 ($94.93)
    General - Other: $221,000 ($80.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $160,000 ($58.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $141,000 ($51.48)
    Health - Other: $128,000 ($46.73)
    Financial Administration: $120,000 ($43.81)
    Libraries: $102,000 ($37.24)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($11.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $17,000 ($6.21)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $187,000 ($68.27)
    Benefit Payments: $135,000 ($49.29)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $80,000 ($29.21)
    Corporate Bonds: $80,000 ($29.21)
    Withdrawals: $15,000 ($5.48)
    Other Investments - Other: $3,000 ($1.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000 ($33.59)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $386,000 ($140.93)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($16.06)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $379,000 ($138.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $109,000 ($39.80)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $567,000 ($207.01)
    Other: $257,000 ($93.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($5.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($1.10)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $102,000 ($37.24)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $25,000 ($9.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000 ($1.83)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $29,000 ($10.59)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($6.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $720,000 ($262.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $427,000 ($155.90)
    Other: $33,000 ($12.05)
  • Tax - Property: $972,000 ($354.87)
    Other License: $13,000 ($4.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,000 ($3.65)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,920,000 ($2161.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,398,000 ($1970.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $522,000 ($190.58)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $140,000 ($51.11)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,600,000 ($584.15)

7.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  2.57% ($75,816 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.87% ($57,257)
from Anoka County, MN  0.46% ($55,508)


7.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  1.87% ($72,292 average AGI)
to Sherburne County, MN  1.10% ($52,737)
to Stearns County, MN  0.48% ($43,737)
Businesses in Cokato, MN
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Ford1
Dairy Queen1MasterBrand Cabinets2
FedEx1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cokato:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDUZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; HUTCHINSON, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cokato:

  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KZPK (98.9 FM; PAYNESVILLE, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXK (94.9 FM; COLD SPRING, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KLZZ (103.7 FM; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cokato:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
Cokato fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Cokato fatal accident list:

Nov 27, 2009 05:16 PM, Us-12 0200000012, Johnson Ave N, Lat: 45.080022, Lon: -94.195178, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 1999 02:13 PM, Us-12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 10, 1990 02:45 PM, 3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 28, 1976 07:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 28, 1975 07:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.2mTotal length
  • 666Total average daily traffic
  • 736Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Between 1st St & Industrial 500 Ft E Of Broadway (Lat: 45.078306 Lon: -94.197472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WPRH919,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.100 MHz, Grant Date: 08/04/2015, Expiration Date: 09/27/2025, Certifier: D Levens, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (570) 505-3894, Fax: (570) 651-9032, Email:
  • 1 Km Ne (Lat: 45.086667 Lon: -94.179722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: KNJR817,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.575 MHz, 153.665 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2014, Expiration Date: 06/29/2024, Certifier: Ronald D Obermueller, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6749, Fax: (202) 293-7783, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MS70XC521, 357 North Broadway (Lat: 45.084000 Lon: -94.188472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 57.8 m, Overall height: 58.8 m, Call Sign: WQRA784,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2013, Expiration Date: 04/05/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cokato)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$167,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$116,040
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1013.00

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 20. The highest number of fires - 29 took place in 2003, and the least - 12 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Cokato, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.2%), and Outside Fires (37.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cokato, MN
    • 14844.2%Structure Fires
    • 12537.3%Outside Fires
    • 5215.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 103.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cokato, MN
Most common first names in Cokato, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George2979.2 years
John2880.6 years
William2379.8 years
Esther2284.5 years
Arthur2179.3 years
Clarence1878.7 years
Carl1877.8 years
Elmer1882.2 years
Albert1674.0 years
Hazel1585.9 years
Most common last names in Cokato, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8280.0 years
Anderson5381.0 years
Peterson5380.5 years
Nelson4779.8 years
Olson3080.2 years
Larson2483.2 years
Lundeen2281.3 years
Carlson1277.2 years
Kotila1278.8 years
Salmela1076.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cokato, MN
  • 90.6%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cokato, MN
  • 53.5%Utility gas
  • 32.7%Electricity
  • 7.7%Other fuel
  • 4.4%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Cokato compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 12 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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