Darfur, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 107 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.9%
Males: 58  (54.3%)
Females: 49  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 56022

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,270 (it was $31,563 in 2000)
Darfur:

$46,270
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,312 (it was $14,300 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $29,973 (it was $19,500 in 2000)
Darfur:

$29,973
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $30,175; Detached houses: $29,978

Median gross rent in 2016: $324.

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    • 9688.9%White alone
    • 109.3%Hispanic
    • 21.9%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Darfur: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (66.7%), Swedish (7.8%), French (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1148 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 302 people per square mile   (very low).

Darfur, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Darfur:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Darfur city:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 1.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $617 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $493 (1.7%)

Darfur satellite photo by USGS

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

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

3.7%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+10.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (47%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (39%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

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 above Minnesota state average. It is 80% 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 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, 4.3 LG, 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 Darfur 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Darfur topographic map

Birthplace of: Adrien Stoutenburg - Poet.

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)

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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

Watonwan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.0%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.7
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Darfur city (based on Watonwan County data)

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.
State:

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

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Watonwan County:

26.8%
Minnesota:

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

18.7%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$411
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$626
Sewerage 0$0 1$294
Water Supply 0$0 1$294
Other and Unallocable 1$283$3,3961$283
Totals for Government 1$283$3,3969$1,908

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $16,000 ($149.53)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($84.11)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($84.11)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($74.77)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($56.07)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($37.38)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($28.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($28.04)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($9.35)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $86,000 ($803.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $808,000 ($7551.40)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($9.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($112.15)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $6,000 ($56.07)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($9.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($9.35)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $8,000 ($74.77)
    From Other Government: $4,000 ($37.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($121.50)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($84.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($102.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $25,000 ($233.64)
    All Other: $5,000 ($46.73)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($149.53)
    NEC: $1,000 ($9.35)

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

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $188,000 ($1757.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $188,000 ($1757.01)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $278,000 ($2598.13)

4.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Blue Earth County, MN  0.62% ($32,556 average AGI)
from Martin County, MN  0.57% ($28,560)
from Brown County, MN  0.53% ($27,609)


5.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Blue Earth County, MN  0.91% ($24,575 average AGI)
to Nicollet County, MN  0.45% ($29,000)
to Brown County, MN  0.32% ($25,857)

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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $420,000Total costs
  • 2,850Total average daily traffic
  • 456Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,050Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)

Darfur compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black 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 below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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