Cosmos, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 460 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.0%
 
Males: 237  (51.7%)
Females: 223  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  44.2 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 56228.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,509 (it was $30,278 in 2000)
Cosmos:

$33,509
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,111 (it was $15,447 in 2000)

Cosmos city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $70,674 (it was $58,400 in 2000)
Cosmos:

$70,674
MN:

$211,800

Median gross rent in 2016: $710.

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  • Races in Cosmos, MN (2010)

    Cosmos races chart
    • 45997.0%White alone
    • 81.7%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cosmos: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (48.5%), Ethiopian (10.4%), Irish (4.8%), American (4.3%), Norwegian (3.5%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1110 feet

Land area: 1.12 square miles.

Population density: 410 people per square mile   (low).

Cosmos,MN real estate house value index trend

Cosmos, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Cosmos:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cosmos city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

23 residents are foreign born (4.2% Africa, 0.8% Asia).

This city:

4.6%
Minnesota:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,227 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,149 (2.9%)

Cosmos satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (49.9 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (70.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (412.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cedar Mills, MN (2.9 miles) , Lake Lillian, MN (3.0 miles ), Hector, MN (3.7 miles ), Atwater, MN (3.8 miles ), Buffalo Lake, MN (3.8 miles ), Grove City, MN (3.8 miles ), Bird Island, MN (3.9 miles ), Litchfield, MN (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $51,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $77,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.94 N, Longitude: 94.70 W

Area code: 320

Cosmos household income distribution Cosmos home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-5.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (47%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Cosmos, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cosmos-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Cosmos city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/25/2000, a category F4 tornado 42.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cosmos-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 88% 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 82.7 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 92.8 miles away from Cosmos center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 237.4 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 120.6 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 15.4 miles away from Cosmos 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 257.6 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 Meeker County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cosmos topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cosmos:

  • COSMOS HEALTHCARE CENTER (NEPTUNE & PEGASUS)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cosmos:

  • BUFFALO LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BUFFALO LAKE, MN)
  • ATWATER HOUSE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; ATWATER, MN)
  • CONNECTCARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; HUTCHINSON, MN)
  • MEEKER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; LITCHFIELD, MN)
  • EMMANUEL HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LITCHFIELD, MN)
  • BIRD ISLAND MANOR HCC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BIRD ISLAND, MN)
  • AUGUSTANA HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; LITCHFIELD, MN)

airports located in Cosmos:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cosmos:

  • Ridgewater College (about 24 miles; Willmar, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 47 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 49 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 51 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 52 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 56 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)

Public high schools in Cosmos:

  • FOUNDATIONS ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM (Location: 320 N SATURN, STE A, Grades: KG-12)
  • COSMOS LEARNING CENTER-TRANSITIONS (Location: 320 N SATURN, STE A, Grades: KG-12)

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Notable locations in Cosmos: Cosmos Library (A), Cosmos Police Department (B), Cosmos City Hall (C), Cosmos Fire Department and Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cosmos include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), United Methodist Church (B), Peace Lutheran Church (C), Trinity Lutheran Church (D), United Methodist Church (E), Peace Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Meeker 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 2003 was 55.3. This is better than average.

City:

55.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 37.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 9.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.48
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.6%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.5%
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: 0.0% of all households
40 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Cosmos (2011 data):

  • Home State Bank: Cosmos Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1914/04/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $128.4 mil, Deposits: $98.2 mil, headquarters in Litchfield, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Kandiyohi Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cosmos city (based on Meeker County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,34115
Catholic5,9467
Evangelical Protestant2,88921
Other-1
None7,124-
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
Meeker County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Meeker County:

7.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Meeker County:

29.2%
Minnesota:

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

18.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cosmos:

43.7%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cosmos:

46.9%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.4
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cosmos:

22.5%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cosmos:

15.9%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cosmos:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.5%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Cosmos:

50.5%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

86.3%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cosmos, 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
Financial Administration 1$3,021$36,2520$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,420$53,0400$0
Water Supply 1$3,313$39,7560$0
Totals for Government 3$10,754$43,0160$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,000 ($15.22)
  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $86,000 ($186.96)
    Regular Highways: $68,000 ($147.83)
    Police Protection: $64,000 ($139.13)
    Water Utilities: $47,000 ($102.17)
    Financial Administration: $40,000 ($86.96)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($67.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($65.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($45.65)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($45.65)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($10.87)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($10.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($19.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $20,000 ($43.48)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($19.57)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($15.22)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($13.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($10.87)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($4.35)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($2.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $196,000 ($426.09)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $72,000 ($156.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($73.91)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($69.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($2.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $19,000 ($41.30)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($39.13)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($34.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($115.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $164,000 ($356.52)
    All Other: $4,000 ($8.70)
    Highways: $1,000 ($2.17)
  • Tax - Property: $70,000 ($152.17)
    NEC: $3,000 ($6.52)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $140,000 ($304.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $120,000 ($260.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($43.48)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $912,000 ($1982.61)

4.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 McLeod County, MN  0.80% ($37,819 average AGI)
from Stearns County, MN  0.78% ($27,507)
from Wright County, MN  0.52% ($40,106)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,660 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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 Stearns County, MN  0.90% ($31,500 average AGI)
to McLeod County, MN  0.62% ($30,474)
to Wright County, MN  0.53% ($36,875)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cosmos:

  • 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)
  • KDUZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; HUTCHINSON, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KDJS (1590 AM; 1 kW; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLFD (1410 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, MN; Owner: MID MINNESOTA BROADCASTING)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KWLM (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cosmos:

  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBHZ (91.9 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKLN (94.1 FM; ATWATER, MN; Owner: FLAGSHIP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KOLV (100.1 FM; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: BOLD RADIO, INC.)
  • KDJS-FM (95.3 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cosmos:

  • K23FP (Channel 23; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: RENVILLE COUNTY TV CORPORATION)
  • K45FR (Channel 45; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: RENVILLE COUNTY TV CORPORATION)
  • K30FZ (Channel 30; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K14LF (Channel 14; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K54GG (Channel 54; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K17FA (Channel 17; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K39FE (Channel 39; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K52GK (Channel 52; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K20GD (Channel 20; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K27CK (Channel 27; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: WILLMAR ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cosmos)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • COSMOS, 12614 525th Avenue (Mn_cosmos (Mww) 140004071) (Lat: 44.930806 Lon: -94.717861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQQP725
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2013, Expiration Date: 02/08/2023, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB0VWJ, Licensee ID: L00239534, Grant Date: 03/30/2006, Expiration Date: 04/02/2016, Certifier: Melvin E Lockwood Iii, Registrant: Melvin E Lockwood Iii, 14899 Csah 1, Cosmos, MN 56228
  • Call Sign: KC0DNR, Licensee ID: L00393219, Grant Date: 05/14/1998, Expiration Date: 05/14/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2005, Certifier: Robert T Bohrer, Registrant: Robert T Bohrer, 237 Milkyway St S, Cosmos, MN 56228
  • Call Sign: KC0SGS, Licensee ID: L00856480, Grant Date: 03/06/2014, Expiration Date: 04/30/2024, Certifier: Fredrick C Gransee, Registrant: Fredrick C Gransee, 140 Gemini Ave, Apt 4, Cosmos, MN 56228
  • Call Sign: K0RTB, Previous Call Sign: KC0DNR, Licensee ID: L00393219, Grant Date: 12/31/2014, Expiration Date: 03/25/2025, Certifier: Robert T Bohrer, Registrant: Robert T Bohrer, 237 Milkyway St South, Cosmos, MN 56228

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2976D , Serial Number: 26919, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1956
    Registrant (Individual): David J Lux, 50846 160th St, Cosmos, MN 56228
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 51124 , Serial Number: 15069781, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 10/25/1968
    Registrant (Corporation): Kd Farms Inc, 12756 545th Ave, Cosmos, MN 56228
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9352W , Serial Number: 28-11040, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Douglas A Adams, 12756 545th Ave, Cosmos, MN 56228, Other Owners: Gary Hein

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

  • COSMOS (Population served: 582, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cosmos, MN
Most common first names in Cosmos, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1172.8 years
Walter1079.2 years
Albert977.0 years
Clarence775.0 years
Anna786.4 years
Arthur776.5 years
Alfred679.1 years
Harold679.6 years
Florence682.0 years
William677.3 years
Most common last names in Cosmos, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1580.4 years
Erickson1381.3 years
Peterson1381.8 years
Johnson1380.0 years
Schiro1074.3 years
Flemming775.9 years
Adams682.3 years
Martin582.4 years
Olson582.8 years
Minnick581.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Cosmos compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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