Crystal, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 22,605 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 
Males: 10,949  (48.4%)
Females: 11,656  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 55427.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,351 (it was $48,736 in 2000)
Crystal:

$63,351
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,625 (it was $23,163 in 2000)

Crystal city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $174,423 (it was $112,900 in 2000)
Crystal:

$174,423
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $186,376; Detached houses: $188,104; Townhouses or other attached units: $186,752; In 2-unit structures: $90,822; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $79,101; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $84,504

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,024.

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  • Races in Crystal, MN (2016)

    Crystal races chart
    • 17,18774.0%White alone
    • 2,45910.6%Black alone
    • 2,0368.8%Hispanic
    • 8503.7%Asian alone
    • 4882.1%Two or more races
    • 1540.7%American Indian alone
    • 110.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Crystal: 112.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.4%), Norwegian (10.6%), American (5.1%), Liberian (4.5%), Irish (4.4%), Polish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 890 feet

Land area: 5.78 square miles.

Population density: 3,913 people per square mile   (average).

Crystal,MN real estate house value index trend

Crystal, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Crystal:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crystal city:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

2,611 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 3.1% Africa, 2.7% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

11.2%
Minnesota:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,556 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,329 (1.4%)

Crystal satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brooklyn Park, MN (4.5 miles , pop. 67,388).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (6.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (360.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: New Hope, MN (1.2 miles ), Robbinsdale, MN (1.2 miles ), Golden Valley, MN (1.8 miles ), Brooklyn Center, MN (1.8 miles ), Medicine Lake, MN (2.0 miles ), Brooklyn Park, MN (2.1 miles ), Plymouth, MN (2.3 miles ), Columbia Heights, MN (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $206,400
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $210,500
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $232,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $233,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,600
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $147,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.04 N, Longitude: 93.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,974 (-34.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,063 (8.3%)

Crystal household income distribution Crystal home values distribution

Crime rates in Crystal by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000001000010010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.04.70.00.00.00.04.40.00.04.40.0
Rapes 2671N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A5263
per 100,000 8.626.431.24.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A22.18.826.413.0
Robberies 1215221921221822191418171488
per 100,000 51.866.198.086.396.4103.283.7101.987.362.779.675.161.735.234.6
Assaults 24292514321520202421158192819
per 100,000 103.6127.7111.463.6146.970.393.092.6110.394.166.435.383.7123.382.2
Burglaries 1301201151291061081491581169411661894867
per 100,000 561.3528.6512.5585.8486.5506.4692.9731.5533.3421.1513.1269.4392.2211.3290.0
Theft 693691544667515576596602574518572424467445374
per 100,000 2,992.23,043.82,424.13,029.12,363.52,701.12,771.72,787.02,638.72,320.62,530.21,872.62,058.01,959.01,618.9
Auto thefts 553559775359344825303235312331
per 100,000 237.5154.2262.9349.7243.2276.7158.1222.2114.9134.4141.5154.6136.6101.3134.2
Arson 996756742533540
per 100,000 38.939.626.731.822.928.132.618.59.222.413.313.222.017.60.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 241.9259.9252.1232.4210.0223.8219.5233.2204.0174.3198.0153.4163.0166.4133.0

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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 Crystal detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 35 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Minnesota average:

1.46
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,129 (-4.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Crystal, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Crystal-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Crystal city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 4.1 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crystal-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 92% 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 137.5 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 149.2 miles away from Crystal center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 303.1 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 177.9 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 80.2 miles away from Crystal 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 317.3 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 Hennepin County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crystal topographic map

Birthplace of: Todd Richards (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player, Travis Richards - Ice hockey player, Jeff Schuh - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Crystal:

  • CIP CITY LIGHTS (4303 COLORADO AVENUE)
  • OUTREACH-RICE CREEK (5402 FAIRVIEW AVENUE NORTH)
  • CRYSTAL CARE CENTER (3245 VERA CRUZ AVENUE NORTH)

Amtrak station near Crystal:

  • 10 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crystal:

  • Hennepin Technical College (about 5 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 5 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 6 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)
  • Walden University (about 7 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 62,473)
  • Capella University (about 7 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 21,718)
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (about 8 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 43,506)
  • Augsburg College (about 8 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 2,954)

Public high schools in Crystal:

  • LIONSGATE ACADEMY (Location: 3420 NEVADA AVE N, Grades: 7-12, Charter school)
  • RIVERSIDE (Location: 2960 WINNETKA AVE N STE 101, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Crystal:

  • FAIR SCHOOL CRYSTAL (Location: 3915 ADAIR AVE N, Grades: 4-8)
  • FOREST ELEMENTARY (Location: 6800 47TH AVENUE NORTH, Grades: KG-5)
  • NEILL ELEMENTARY (Location: 6600 MEDICINE LAKE RD, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Crystal:

  • ST RAPHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 211, Location: 7301 BASS LAKE RD, Grades: PK-8)
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Notable locations in Crystal: West Metro Fire and Rescue District Station 1 (A), West Metro Fire and Rescue District Station 2 (B), Crystal City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Crystal Gallery Mall Shopping Center (1), Crystal Shopping Center (2), Crystal Town Center Shopping Center (3), North Star Shopping Center (4), Terrace Mall Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Crystal include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Saint Raphaels Catholic Church (B), Saint James Lutheran Church (C), Russell Avenue Church of the Nazarene (D), Praise Christian Center (E), Olivet Baptist Church (F), Cambodian Church of the Nazarene (G), Brunswick United Methodist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beth-el Cemetery (1), Glenhaven Memorial Garden Cemetery (2), Herzl Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Crystal include: Florida Park (1), Jordan Area Park (2), Lions Park (3), Memory Lane Park (4), Twin Oaks Park (5), Welcome Park (6), Sunnyview Park (7), Lions Valley Place Park (8), Mac Wildlife Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hennepin 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 2013 was 91.5. This is worse than average.

City:

91.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0875. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0875
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.16
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.460. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.460
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.84
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00224. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00224
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.5%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.6% for Black residents, 10.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.9% for American Indian residents, 3.8% for other race residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Crystal in 2010:

  • 126 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 89 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Crystal in 2000:

  • 149 people in nursing homes
  • 77 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Crystal, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Crystal (2011 data):

  • BNC National Bank: Heathers Manor Branch at 3000 North Douglas Drive, branch established on 2004/11/09; Heathers Estate Branch at 2900 North Douglas Drive, branch established on 2004/11/09. Info updated 2011/04/14: Bank assets: $662.4 mil, Deposits: $576.9 mil, headquarters in Glendale, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Bnccorp, Inc.
  • TCF National Bank: Crystal Cub Branch at 5301 36th Avenue North, branch established on 1995/04/26; Tcf National Crystal Branch at 6830 Bass Lake Road, branch established on 2005/08/29. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Crystal Branch at 7000 Bass Lake Road, branch established on 1954/04/19. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

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Religion statistics for Crystal city (based on Hennepin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic215,20574
Mainline Protestant193,498234
Evangelical Protestant162,094393
Other41,287110
Black Protestant10,81221
Orthodox3,3376
None526,192-
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: 203
Hennepin County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 14
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 78
Hennepin County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 283
Hennepin County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 807
Here:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Hennepin County:

22.8%
Minnesota:

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

15.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.5%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Crystal:

47.3%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Crystal:

28.8
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Crystal:

11.4%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Crystal:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Crystal:

34.3%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Crystal:

56.8%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Crystal:

78.5%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Crystal, 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 9$51,755$69,0070$0
Other Government Administration 7$45,565$78,1110$0
Police Protection - Officers 41$254,383$74,4540$0
Police - Other 16$62,209$46,6570$0
Firefighters 3$13,823$55,29211$4,954
Streets and Highways 20$97,020$58,2120$0
Health 2$9,805$58,8300$0
Sewerage 6$34,685$69,3700$0
Parks and Recreation 9$43,524$58,03211$5,887
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$35,111$70,2220$0
Natural Resources 2$8,211$49,2660$0
Water Supply 5$21,413$51,3910$0
Other and Unallocable 14$58,948$50,5270$0
Totals for Government 140$736,452$63,12422$10,841

Crystal government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,414,000 ($151.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,860,000 ($82.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $692,000 ($30.61)
    General - Other: $570,000 ($25.22)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,322,000 ($146.96)
    Water Utilities: $2,203,000 ($97.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,740,000 ($76.97)
    Central Staff Services: $1,218,000 ($53.88)
    Regular Highways: $896,000 ($39.64)
    Sewerage: $793,000 ($35.08)
    Financial Administration: $633,000 ($28.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $541,000 ($23.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $515,000 ($22.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $324,000 ($14.33)
    General Public Buildings: $184,000 ($8.14)
    General - Other: $72,000 ($3.19)
    Health - Other: $32,000 ($1.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,937,000 ($85.69)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $1,134,000 ($50.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $397,000 ($17.56)
    Police Protection: $112,000 ($4.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,965,000 ($219.64)

Crystal government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,406,000 ($106.44)
    All Other: $265,000 ($11.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $154,000 ($6.81)
    Regular Highways: $150,000 ($6.64)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $113,000 ($5.00)
    All Other: $18,000 ($0.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,707,000 ($119.75)
    Special Assessments: $1,914,000 ($84.67)
    General Revenue, NEC: $937,000 ($41.45)
    Sale of Property: $316,000 ($13.98)
    Fines and Forfeits: $149,000 ($6.59)
    Rents: $60,000 ($2.65)
    Donations From Private Sources: $29,000 ($1.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,489,000 ($110.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,478,000 ($65.38)
    Highways: $669,000 ($29.60)
    All Other: $202,000 ($8.94)
  • Tax - Property: $7,903,000 ($349.61)
    Other License: $413,000 ($18.27)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $64,000 ($2.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,000 ($1.02)
    Amusements License: $4,000 ($0.18)

Crystal government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $13,335,000 ($589.91)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $13,335,000 ($589.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,410,000 ($504.76)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,944,000 ($439.90)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,835,000 ($169.65)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,369,000 ($104.80)

Crystal government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,777,000 ($874.89)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,380,000 ($1078.52)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,432,000 ($771.16)

6.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,858 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($501 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ramsey County, MN  1.08% ($37,449 average AGI)
from Anoka County, MN  0.63% ($35,260)
from Dakota County, MN  0.61% ($41,449)


6.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($747 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.08%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ramsey County, MN  1.06% ($36,445 average AGI)
to Anoka County, MN  0.63% ($36,705)
to Dakota County, MN  0.59% ($41,230)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crystal:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFXN (690 AM; 1 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KYCR (1570 AM; 4 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crystal:

  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGVZ (105.7 FM; EDEN PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Crystal:

  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Crystal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 18,700Total average daily traffic
  • 18,000Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Crystal)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 4141 Douglas Dr (Lat: 45.030250 Lon: -93.360222), Call Sign: KNFP323
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.295 MHz, 154.430 MHzGrant Date: 06/11/1998, Expiration Date: 06/15/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003Registrant: City Of Crystal, 4141 Douglas Dr, Crystal, MN 55422, Phone: (612) 531-1155
  • 5537 W. Broadway (Lat: 45.053500 Lon: -93.364500), Call Sign: WQCD867
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.187 MHz, 467.462 MHz, 467.487 MHz, 467.512 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2005, Expiration Date: 02/09/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2015, Certifier: Joan AnderbergRegistrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd., Lakeville, MN 55021, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Email:
  • 3000 Douglas Dr (Lat: 45.011111 Lon: -93.358889), Call Sign: WQJR977
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.337 MHz, 467.337 MHz, 467.437 MHzGrant Date: 12/09/2008, Expiration Date: 12/09/2018, Certifier: Kris LeiboldRegistrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (800) 475-5852, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Crystal)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Crystal)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

123 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 1 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED231$148,18093$123,221408$151,83725$59,7891$324,40033$133,763
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$126,8006$155,79046$149,6505$26,4000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$140,70612$111,895179$152,87828$26,9570$03$98,767
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$138,97118$121,06296$155,5739$69,8080$05$127,728
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$182,6670$048$138,3832$141,6300$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.00 , 0208.01, 0208.04, 0209.02, 0209.03, 0210.01, 0210.02, 0215.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$147,34118$198,2730$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$209,7787$180,2510$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$102,4933$285,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$334,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$175,0001$255,0001$255,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.00 , 0208.01, 0208.04, 0209.02, 0209.03, 0210.01, 0210.02, 0215.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

EL PRESIDENTE APARTMENTS (Address: 5520 Twin Lake Terrace , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-07-2012), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-07-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2012)

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

  • CRYSTAL (Address: 4141 Douglas Drive North , Population served: 22,668, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 61
  • Hazardous Condition: 87
  • Service Call: 57
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Crystal

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Crystal, MN

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Crystal, MN
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1KFC1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Little Caesars Pizza1
Burger King1Marshalls1
Caribou Coffee1McDonald's1
Catherines1Nike1
Chipotle1Old Country Buffet1
Dairy Queen1Payless1
DressBarn1Pizza Hut1
Dressbarn1RadioShack1
Famous Footwear1T-Mobile1
FedEx1Target1
GNC1U-Haul1
GameStop2Walgreens1
H&R Block1Wendy's1

Crystal compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
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