Darfur, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 103 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -24.8%
Males: 72  (70.7%)
Females: 31  (29.3%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 56022

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,413 (it was $31,563 in 2000)
Darfur:

$43,413
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,855 (it was $14,300 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $35,479 (it was $19,500 in 2000)
Darfur:

$35,479
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $41,685; detached houses: $41,578

Median gross rent in 2019: $350.

March 2019 cost of living index in Darfur: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.2%

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  • Races in Darfur, MN (2019)
    • 6789.3%White alone
    • 56.7%Two or more races
    • 22.7%Hispanic
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Ancestries: German (55.0%), European (37.5%), Swedish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1148 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 291 people per square mile   (very low).

Darfur, Minnesota map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $710 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $496 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (87.7 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (99.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (393.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Comfrey, MN (2.3 miles ),
Butterfield, MN (2.6 miles ),
Mountain Lake, MN (3.0 miles ),
St. James, MN (3.4 miles ),
La Salle, MN (3.7 miles),
Odin, MN (3.7 miles),
Bingham Lake, MN (3.8 miles),
Springfield, MN (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 44.05 N, Longitude: 94.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

Distribution of median household income in Darfur, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Darfur, MN in 2019

Darfur satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+10.5%).
Most common industries in Darfur, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Truck transportation (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.0%)
  • Food (10.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.8%)
  • Warehousing & storage (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (24.3%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (10.8%)
  • Food (10.8%)
  • Warehousing & storage (10.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (8.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (21.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (18.8%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Food (9.4%)
  • Gasoline stations (9.4%)
  • Truck transportation (9.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Darfur, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (18.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.8%)
  • Motor vehicle operators, except bus and truck drivers (8.1%)
  • Top executives (5.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (12.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (9.4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (9.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)

Average climate in Darfur, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Darfur-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.5 miles away from the Darfur city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Darfur-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 114% greater 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 126.5 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 227.2 miles away from Darfur center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 133.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 222.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 181.9 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) earthquake occurred 155.8 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 Watonwan County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Darfur topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Darfur:

  • COMFREY HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; COMFREY, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MOUNTAIN LAKE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOUNTAIN LAKE, MN)
  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, MN)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - SPRINGFIELD Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, MN)
  • SPRINGFIELD MEDICAL CTR/MAYO HLTH SYS (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Darfur:

  • South Central College (about 41 miles; North Mankato, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 43 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 45 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 47 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 54 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 64 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Ridgewater College (about 77 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Darfur: Darfur Fire Department (A), Darfur City Hall (B), Darfur Branch Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: Adrien Stoutenburg - Poet.

Watonwan 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 Darfur and their reported violations in the past:

DARFUR (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-17-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.2%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Darfur (2011 data):

  • Triumph State Bank: Darfur Branch at 220 North Adrian, branch established on 1999/08/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $59.0 mil, Deposits: $53.0 mil, headquarters in Trimont, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Trimont Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Darfur:

Marital status in Darfur, MN
  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Darfur:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.7
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Darfur, MN (based on Watonwan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,52115
Catholic2,5142
Evangelical Protestant1,93116
Other-1
None2,245-
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: 5
Watonwan County:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Watonwan County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Watonwan County:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.7%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Watonwan County:

26.8%
Minnesota:

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

18.7%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Darfur:

50.9%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.0%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.5%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Darfur:

5.7%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Darfur:

33.1%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Darfur:

58.4%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.9%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Darfur, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,186
Sewerage 0$0 1$217
Water Supply 0$0 1$334
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$270
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,007

Darfur government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $52,000 ($504.85)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($310.68)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($291.26)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($174.76)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($77.67)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($77.67)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($58.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($29.13)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($9.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($116.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($38.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($29.13)

Darfur government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $27,000 ($262.14)
    Other: $20,000 ($194.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $23,000 ($223.30)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($9.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($174.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $37,000 ($359.22)
    Other: $23,000 ($223.30)
  • Tax - Property: $44,000 ($427.18)
    Other License: $1,000 ($9.71)

Darfur government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $160,000 ($1553.40)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000 ($1456.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($97.09)

Darfur government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,000 ($174.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,000 ($126.21)

5.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Blue Earth County, MN  1.11% ($77,740 average AGI)
to Martin County, MN  0.51% ($50,174)
to Brown County, MN  0.45% ($49,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Darfur:

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDOM (1580 AM; 1 kW; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • KNUJ (860 AM; 1 kW; NEW ULM, MN)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Darfur:

  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K222AE (92.3 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MN; Owner: PRAIRIE LIGHT CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • KDOM-FM (94.3 FM; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO, INC.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Darfur:

  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K58AF (Channel 58; WINDOM, MN; Owner: CITY OF WINDOM)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.3mTotal length
  • $554,000,000Total costs
  • 5,327Total average daily traffic
  • 456Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,809Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Darfur, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Darfur, MN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Darfur, MN
  • 57.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 24.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Darfur, MN
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Darfur compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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