Crookston, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 7,764 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 3,996  (51.5%)
Females: 3,768  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56716.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,030 (it was $34,609 in 2000)
Crookston:

$58,030
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,202 (it was $17,219 in 2000)

Crookston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $143,458 (it was $60,700 in 2000)
Crookston:

$143,458
MN:

$246,700

Median gross rent in 2019: $736.

March 2019 cost of living index in Crookston: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.8%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.0% for American Indian residents, 39.9% for other race residents, 80.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Crookston, MN (2019)
    • 6,21579.1%White alone
    • 97612.4%Hispanic
    • 2272.9%Asian alone
    • 2072.6%Black alone
    • 1471.9%Two or more races
    • 761.0%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Crookston, Minnesota as of December 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Crookston is 3,957 to 1.


Crime rates in Crookston by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A5
(63.9)
5
(63.3)
5
(63.1)
10
(128.8)
12
(154.1)
10
(128.6)
6
(77.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
1
(12.6)
2
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(100.2)
5
(64.5)
6
(78.2)
11
(142.0)
10
(127.7)
7
(88.0)
16
(202.4)
8
(102.2)
11
(139.2)
14
(176.7)
9
(115.9)
9
(115.5)
9
(115.7)
17
(218.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(112.8)
15
(193.5)
11
(143.5)
11
(142.0)
15
(191.6)
26
(327.0)
35
(442.6)
16
(204.4)
15
(189.8)
9
(113.6)
13
(167.4)
19
(243.9)
26
(334.2)
24
(307.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(100.2)
16
(206.4)
15
(195.6)
15
(193.7)
53
(677.0)
46
(578.5)
120
(1,518)
56
(715.5)
44
(556.6)
23
(290.3)
37
(476.5)
143
(1,836)
120
(1,543)
151
(1,937)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(125.3)
6
(77.4)
3
(39.1)
3
(38.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(62.9)
10
(126.5)
11
(140.5)
9
(113.9)
7
(88.3)
7
(90.1)
2
(25.7)
13
(167.1)
4
(51.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(25.1)
1
(12.9)
2
(26.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.5)
2
(25.2)
1
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
3
(37.9)
2
(25.8)
1
(12.8)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index296.3298.9301.4307.5325.3323.9428.1125.7123.1141.5164.2264.6224.5208.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Crookston, MN

Crime rate in Crookston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.05
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: Norwegian (20.2%), German (17.6%), French (5.2%), American (3.4%), European (2.9%), Polish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/01/1879

Land area: 4.94 square miles.

Population density: 1,572 people per square mile   (low).

Crookston, Minnesota map

668 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 1.3% Africa, 0.9% Asia).

This city:

8.5%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,744 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,613 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (63.1 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (251.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (599.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fisher, MN (3.0 miles ),
Climax, MN (3.9 miles ),
Beltrami, MN (4.1 miles),
Red Lake Falls, MN (4.2 miles ),
Nielsville, MN (4.4 miles),
East Grand Forks, MN (4.7 miles ),
Mentor, MN (4.7 miles),
Fertile, MN (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 47.77 N, Longitude: 96.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +596 (+7.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,684 (70.3%)

Area code: 218

Distribution of median household income in Crookston, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Crookston, MN in 2019
Crookston satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $19,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $177,300
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2017: 37 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2018: 36 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $350,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Crookston, MN residents
Average permit cost in Crookston, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Historical population in Crookston, MN
Historical housing units in Crookston, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in Crookston, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.1%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Food (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.9%)
  • Educational services (17.3%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Social assistance (7.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Crookston, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)

Average climate in Crookston, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Crookston-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.8 miles away from the Crookston city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

On 8/11/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crookston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 27% 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 148.0 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 146.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 707.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 280.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 137.9 miles away from Crookston center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 182.1 miles away from Crookston center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 24, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crookston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Crookston:

  • RIVERVIEW HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 323 SOUTH MINNESOTA)
  • RIVERVIEW HOME CARE (323 SOUTH MINNESOTA)
  • RIVERVIEW HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOME (323 SOUTH MINNESOTA)
  • VILLA ST VINCENT (516 WALSH STREET)

Airports located in Crookston:

College/University in Crookston:

  • University of Minnesota-Crookston (Full-time enrollment: 1,934; Location: 2900 University Ave; Public; Website: www.umcrookston.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crookston:

  • University of North Dakota (about 24 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 32 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 62 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 64 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 64 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bemidji State University (about 84 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 104 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public high schools in Crookston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Crookston:

  • HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY (Location: 801 N CENTRAL AVE, Grades: 2-6)
  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY (Location: 724 UNIVERSITY AVE, Grades: PK-1)

Private elementary/middle schools in Crookston:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Crookston: University of Minnesota Experimental Station (A), Crookston (B), Minakwa Country Club (C), Central Park Campground (D), Minakwa Country Club (E), Crookston City Hall (F), Polk County Courthouse (G), Crookston City Fire Department (H), Crookston Public Library (I), Polk County Sheriff's Office (J), Polk County Pioneer Museum (K), Crookston Police Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Crookston include: Our Lady of Sorrow Church (A), First Christian Reformed Church (B), Presbyterian Church (C), Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (D), First Assembly of God Church (E), Our Savior's Lutheran Church (F), Trinity Lutheran Church (G), Valley Christian Fellowship (H), Wesley United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Red Lake River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Crookston include: Carman Playground (1), Brown Park (2), Old Museum Park (3), Maplewood Park (4), Locken Park (5), Stearns Park (6), Wildwood Park (7), Crescent Park (8), Castle Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Rochus Amusement (109 South Main Street).

Hotels: Northland Inn (2200 University Ave(Hwys 2 & 75)), Motel Golf Terrace (Highway 2 & # # 75N), Country Club Motel (Highway 2 & 75 Northwest), Americinn - Crookston- Mn (1821 University Ave).

Courts: District Court 9th Judicial District - Emergency Services (600 Bruce Street), District Court 9th Judicial District - Environmental Services (320 Ingersoll Avenue), District Court 9th Judicial District - Highway Department (Highway 75 Cty R South), Minnesota State Offices - Rehabilitation Services Voice Tty- District Court 9th Judicial Dist (1730 University Avenue), District Court 9th Judicial District - Veteran's Service Officer (Courthouse), District Court 9th Judicial District - Public Health (721 South Minnesota Street), District Court 9th Judicial District - Zoning (320 Ingersoll Avenue), District Court 9th Judicial District - Landfill (15764 270th Street Southwest).

Birthplace of: Jane Elizabeth Hodgson - Physician, Joseph H. Ball - Politician, Milton Orville Thompson - Test pilot, Roger Moe - Politician, Ronald Davies (judge) - North Dakota jurist, Sheldon B. Vance - Diplomat, Todd Bratrud - Artist, Eric Barnum - Composer, Debra Kiel - Politician, Tim Bergland - Ice hockey player.

Polk 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 Crookston that have no violations reported:

  • CROOKSTON (Address: 124 North Broadway , Population served: 7,891, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.1%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Crookston in 2010:

  • 540 people in college/university student housing
  • 151 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 63 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 51 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 32 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Crookston in 2000:

  • 400 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 233 people in nursing homes
  • 109 people in religious group quarters
  • 70 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Banks with branches in Crookston (2011 data):

  • American Federal Bank: Crookston Branch at 304 N Broadway, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $439.6 mil, Deposits: $363.5 mil, headquarters in Fargo, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • Bremer Bank, National Association: Crookston Branch at 201 North Broadway, branch established on 1881/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $898.5 mil, Deposits: $707.2 mil, headquarters in Grand Forks, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation
  • Crookston National Bank: at 1901 Sahlstrom Drive, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $56.7 mil, Deposits: $52.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Crookston Financial Services, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Crookston:

Marital status in Crookston, MN
  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in Crookston:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Crookston
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Crookston, MN (based on Polk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,58235
Catholic6,50013
Evangelical Protestant3,31139
Other2926
None11,915-
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: 7
Polk County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Polk County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Polk County:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Polk County:

10.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.7%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Crookston:

44.0%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Crookston:

28.5
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Crookston:

22.2%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Crookston:

11.1%
State:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Crookston:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Crookston:

33.0%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

53.9%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.0%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Crookston, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$95,925$76,7400$0
Parks and Recreation 9$38,561$51,41516$4,668
Firefighters 7$37,486$64,2620$0
Streets and Highways 7$32,147$55,1091$1,314
Financial Administration 6$30,057$60,1140$0
Water Supply 4$19,195$57,5850$0
Other Government Administration 4$23,248$69,7441$866
Solid Waste Management 2$7,178$43,0680$0
Police - Other 2$8,034$48,2041$402
Sewerage 2$7,488$44,9280$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,226$50,7120$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$921
Totals for Government 59$303,545$61,73820$8,171

Crookston government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,630,000 ($209.94)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,089,000 ($269.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,711,000 ($220.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,444,000 ($185.99)
    Water Utilities: $1,176,000 ($151.47)
    Regular Highways: $918,000 ($118.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $723,000 ($93.12)
    General - Other: $723,000 ($93.12)
    Financial Administration: $497,000 ($64.01)
    Sewerage: $424,000 ($54.61)
    Central Staff Services: $316,000 ($40.70)
    Libraries: $259,000 ($33.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $174,000 ($22.41)
    Air Transportation: $161,000 ($20.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($1.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $402,000 ($51.78)
    Water Utilities: $333,000 ($42.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $283,000 ($36.45)
    Air Transportation: $144,000 ($18.55)
    Sewerage: $137,000 ($17.65)
    Regular Highways: $123,000 ($15.84)
    Police Protection: $116,000 ($14.94)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($1.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($1.03)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.26)

Crookston government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $671,000 ($86.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $376,000 ($48.43)
    Other: $288,000 ($37.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $154,000 ($19.84)
    Regular Highways: $132,000 ($17.00)
    Air Transportation: $124,000 ($15.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $119,000 ($15.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,204,000 ($155.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $960,000 ($123.65)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $96,000 ($12.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $665,000 ($85.65)
    General Revenue - Other: $227,000 ($29.24)
    Interest Earnings: $55,000 ($7.08)
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($6.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,727,000 ($222.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,601,000 ($463.81)
    Other: $496,000 ($63.88)
    Highways: $297,000 ($38.25)
  • Tax - Property: $1,963,000 ($252.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $631,000 ($81.27)
    Other License: $102,000 ($13.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($0.39)

Crookston government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $283,000 ($36.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $254,000 ($32.72)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $102,000 ($13.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $74,000 ($9.53)

Crookston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,403,000 ($180.71)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $942,000 ($121.33)

6.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,336 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.99% ($43,242 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.28% ($31,265)
from Cass County, ND  0.25% ($45,581)


6.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  2.18% ($41,974 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.41% ($37,700)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.28% ($40,200)
Businesses in Crookston, MN
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1H&R Block1
Arby's1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value2
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx3UPS1
Ford1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Crookston:

  • KROX (1260 AM; 1 kW; CROOKSTON, MN)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKAQ (1460 AM; 3 kW; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KUND (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crookston:

  • KQMN (91.5 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KYCK (97.1 FM; CROOKSTON, MN; Owner: SS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQHT (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, MN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZLT-FM (104.3 FM; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KJKJ (107.5 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSNR (100.3 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNTN (102.7 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKXL-FM (92.9 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Crookston:

  • K49FF (Channel 49; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KBRR (Channel 10; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
Crookston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Crookston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 279ft / 84.7mTotal length
  • $490,000,000Total costs
  • 68,385Total average daily traffic
  • 2,405Total average daily truck traffic
  • 63,277Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Crookston, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Crookston, MN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Crookston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Crookston, MN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Crookston)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Crookston)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$85,70611$97,66545$91,4946$19,6522$285,0152$18,2451$17,580
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$83,5000$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$74,1102$53,9607$100,6503$23,1730$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$98,0001$72,1207$124,4860$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$125,9300$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00 , 0207.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$78,9802$122,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$104,900
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0206.00 , 0207.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Crookston, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Crookston, 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 fire incidents per year is 61. The highest number of fire incidents - 95 took place in 2011, and the least - 24 in 2016. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Crookston, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.7%), and Outside Fires (37.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Crookston, MN
    • 50648.7%Structure Fires
    • 38837.4%Outside Fires
    • 13412.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 101.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Crookston, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Crookston, Minnesota:

  • Americinn Of Crookston, 1821 University Ave, Crookston, Minnesota 56716 , Phone: (218) 281-7800, Fax: (218) 281-7700
  • Cobblestone Hotel And Suites, 2304 Sahlstrom Dr, Crookston, Minnesota 56716 , Phone: (218) 470-1111, Fax: (218) 975-2010
  • Cobblestone Hotel and Suites, 2304 Sahlstrom Dr, Crookston, Minnesota 56716 , Phone: (218) 470-1111
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Crookston, Minnesota
Most common first names in Crookston, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6482.1 years
John6278.8 years
George4779.2 years
William3978.3 years
Joseph3880.8 years
Anna3782.4 years
Emma3687.0 years
Robert3568.9 years
Clarence3477.3 years
Marie3085.1 years
Most common last names in Crookston, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8379.8 years
Anderson6978.1 years
Hanson4079.5 years
Olson3380.7 years
Nelson2878.4 years
Peterson2378.8 years
Amiot2176.6 years
Thompson2175.9 years
Dufault1881.4 years
Erickson1679.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Crookston, MN
  • 78.8%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Electricity
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Crookston, MN
  • 48.3%Electricity
  • 43.7%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used


Crookston compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Crookston on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #78 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+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 (56716) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 29 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2021.