Crystal, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 23,165 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 11,239  (48.5%)
Females: 11,926  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55427.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,301 (it was $48,736 in 2000)
Crystal:

$70,301
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,533 (it was $23,163 in 2000)

Crystal city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $219,959 (it was $112,900 in 2000)
Crystal:

$219,959
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $193,631; detached houses: $197,035; townhouses or other attached units: $189,454; in 2-unit structures: $82,175; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $64,564; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $88,857

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,088.

March 2019 cost of living index in Crystal: 113.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 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)
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  • Races in Crystal, MN (2017)
    • 17,28273.3%White alone
    • 2,61311.1%Black alone
    • 2,0978.9%Hispanic
    • 8953.8%Asian alone
    • 4571.9%Two or more races
    • 1560.7%American Indian alone
    • 150.06%Other race alone

Races in Crystal 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 Crystal, Minnesota as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Crystal is 11,607 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Crystal by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(4.5)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A5
(22.1)
2
(8.8)
6
(26.4)
3
(13.0)
12
(51.8)
7
(30.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
19
(86.3)
21
(96.4)
22
(103.2)
18
(83.7)
22
(101.9)
19
(87.3)
14
(62.7)
18
(79.6)
17
(75.1)
14
(61.7)
8
(35.2)
8
(34.6)
15
(64.7)
9
(38.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(63.6)
32
(146.9)
15
(70.3)
20
(93.0)
20
(92.6)
24
(110.3)
21
(94.1)
15
(66.4)
8
(35.3)
19
(83.7)
28
(123.3)
19
(82.2)
20
(86.3)
18
(77.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
129
(585.8)
106
(486.5)
108
(506.4)
149
(692.9)
158
(731.5)
116
(533.3)
94
(421.1)
116
(513.1)
61
(269.4)
89
(392.2)
48
(211.3)
67
(290.0)
54
(233.0)
33
(141.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
667
(3,029)
515
(2,363)
576
(2,701)
596
(2,772)
602
(2,787)
574
(2,639)
518
(2,321)
572
(2,530)
424
(1,873)
467
(2,058)
445
(1,959)
374
(1,619)
389
(1,679)
409
(1,755)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(349.7)
53
(243.2)
59
(276.7)
34
(158.1)
48
(222.2)
25
(114.9)
30
(134.4)
32
(141.5)
35
(154.6)
31
(136.6)
23
(101.3)
31
(134.2)
22
(94.9)
45
(193.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(31.8)
5
(22.9)
6
(28.1)
7
(32.6)
4
(18.5)
2
(9.2)
5
(22.4)
3
(13.3)
3
(13.2)
5
(22.0)
4
(17.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.9)
1
(4.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)232.4210.0223.8219.5233.2204.0174.3198.0153.4163.0166.4133.0195.1146.6

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City-data.com crime index in Crystal, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 38 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: German (15.9%), Norwegian (10.9%), American (5.9%), Irish (4.8%), Polish (3.6%), Swedish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 890 feet

Land area: 5.78 square miles.

Population density: 4,010 people per square mile   (average).

Crystal, Minnesota map

2,691 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America, 3.1% Africa, 2.7% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

11.4%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,586 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,548 (1.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 45.04 N, Longitude: 93.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,221 (-34.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,117 (8.5%)

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

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
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2016: 15 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $200,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Crystal, MN residents
Average permit cost in Crystal, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Crystal, MN
Historical housing units in Crystal, MN
Most common industries in Crystal, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.2%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Crystal, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)

Average climate in Crystal, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Crystal, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.243. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.976. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.976
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.16
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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.:

0.00984

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 Crystal 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 the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 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 Crystal 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

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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Points of interest:

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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

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

Hennepin 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 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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Crystal:

Marital status in Crystal, MN
  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

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
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Minnesota average:

10.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crystal, MN (based on Hennepin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 14
Hennepin County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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.
Minnesota:

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

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

5.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Hennepin County:

22.8%
State:

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

15.2%
Minnesota:

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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 45$289,390$77,1710$0
Streets and Highways 21$110,372$63,0700$0
Police - Other 16$70,768$53,0760$0
Other and Unallocable 15$67,059$53,6470$0
Parks and Recreation 10$49,513$59,41611$7,832
Financial Administration 10$58,877$70,6520$0
Other Government Administration 8$51,835$77,7530$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 7$39,943$68,4740$0
Sewerage 7$39,457$67,6410$0
Water Supply 5$24,359$58,4620$0
Firefighters 3$15,725$62,90011$6,591
Health 2$11,154$66,9240$0
Natural Resources 2$9,341$56,0460$0
Totals for Government 151$837,793$66,58022$14,423

Crystal government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $4,648,000 ($200.65)
    Regular Highways: $2,011,000 ($86.81)
    General - Other: $1,189,000 ($51.33)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,002,000 ($215.93)
    Water Utilities: $3,747,000 ($161.75)
    Sewerage: $2,404,000 ($103.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,302,000 ($99.37)
    Regular Highways: $1,526,000 ($65.88)
    Central Staff Services: $1,501,000 ($64.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,297,000 ($55.99)
    Financial Administration: $782,000 ($33.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $504,000 ($21.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $358,000 ($15.45)
    General - Other: $311,000 ($13.43)
    General Public Buildings: $185,000 ($7.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $168,000 ($7.25)
    Health - Other: $27,000 ($1.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $494,000 ($21.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $366,000 ($15.80)
    Sewerage: $90,000 ($3.89)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($1.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $856,000 ($36.95)

Crystal government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,005,000 ($129.72)
    Other: $1,000,000 ($43.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $855,000 ($36.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $361,000 ($15.58)
    Regular Highways: $203,000 ($8.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,593,000 ($198.27)
    Interest Earnings: $1,255,000 ($54.18)
    Fines and Forfeits: $632,000 ($27.28)
    General Revenue - Other: $173,000 ($7.47)
    Sale of Property: $129,000 ($5.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,839,000 ($122.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,027,000 ($87.50)
    Highways: $648,000 ($27.97)
    Other: $334,000 ($14.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($0.86)
  • Tax - Property: $9,989,000 ($431.21)
    Other License: $960,000 ($41.44)

Crystal government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $30,419,000 ($1313.14)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $30,050,000 ($1297.22)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,686,000 ($590.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,495,000 ($496.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,191,000 ($94.58)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $369,000 ($15.93)

Crystal government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,048,000 ($1038.12)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,289,000 ($875.85)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,312,000 ($1567.54)

7.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($714 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ramsey County, MN  1.17% ($51,884 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  0.63% ($55,831)
from Anoka County, MN  0.63% ($51,823)


7.18% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,306 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($701 average AGI)
Hennepin County:

0.07%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ramsey County, MN  1.11% ($48,134 average AGI)
to Anoka County, MN  0.71% ($46,771)
to Dakota County, MN  0.66% ($58,491)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Crystal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.6mTotal length
  • 18,700Total average daily traffic
  • 18,000Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 4141 Douglas Dr (Lat: 45.030250 Lon: -93.360222), Call Sign: KNFP323,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.295 MHz, 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/1998, Expiration Date: 06/15/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2005, Expiration Date: 02/09/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2015, Certifier: Joan Anderberg, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2008, Expiration Date: 12/09/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2019, Certifier: Kris Leibold, Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (800) 475-5852, Email:
  • MOB, Lat: 45.017833 Lon: -93.371444, Call Sign: WQQG402,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.662 MHz, 457.037 MHz, 457.712 MHz, 457.887 MHz, 462.512 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2012, Expiration Date: 12/04/2022, Certifier: Jan Allen, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, 10455 Vista Park Road, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (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:

94 (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:

284 (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 in Crystal, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Crystal, MN - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 54. The highest number of fires - 72 took place in 2003, and the least - 29 in 2016. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Crystal, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.7%), and Outside Fires (26.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Crystal, MN
    • 48252.7%Structure Fires
    • 23926.1%Outside Fires
    • 15717.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 374.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Crystal, MN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Crystal, MN
  • 94.5%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Crystal, MN
  • 68.5%Utility gas
  • 22.3%Electricity
  • 3.9%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 20 pilots and 20 other airmen in this city.
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