Dassel, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 1,419 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.1%
 
Males: 643  (45.3%)
Females: 776  (54.7%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55325.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,436 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Dassel:

$54,436
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,238 (it was $17,476 in 2000)

Dassel city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $167,858 (it was $88,500 in 2000)
Dassel:

$167,858
MN:

$224,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $745.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dassel: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.0%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Dassel, MN (2010)
    • 1,39194.7%White alone
    • 292.0%Hispanic
    • 130.9%Two or more races
    • 120.8%American Indian alone
    • 120.8%Asian alone
    • 70.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.3%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: German (37.9%), Swedish (13.6%), Finnish (11.9%), Norwegian (6.0%), American (3.7%), European (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1091 feet

Land area: 1.48 square miles.

Population density: 958 people per square mile   (low).

Dassel, Minnesota map

39 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

2.6%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,664 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,849 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (33.6 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (51.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (401.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Darwin, MN (2.2 miles ),
Cokato, MN (2.4 miles ),
Kingston, MN (2.8 miles),
Litchfield, MN (3.3 miles ),
Howard Lake, MN (3.4 miles ),
Silver Lake, MN (3.7 miles ),
Hutchinson, MN (3.7 miles ),
Cedar Mills, MN (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 45.08 N, Longitude: 94.31 W

Area code: 320

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $86,700
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $146,300
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $199,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $49,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $49,000
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $117,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Dassel, MN residents
Average permit cost in Dassel, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.8%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +135 (+12.3%).
Most common industries in Dassel, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (12.1%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (15.2%)
  • Machinery (7.4%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.0%)
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.8%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Dassel, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)

Average climate in Dassel, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dassel, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Dassel-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Dassel city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 29.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dassel-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 90% 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 93.4 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 104.7 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 257.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 133.2 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 34.2 miles away from Dassel 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 278.8 miles away from Dassel center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Meeker County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dassel topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dassel:

  • DASSEL LAKESIDE COMM HOME (441 WILLIAM AVE E)
  • LAKESIDE HEALTH CARE CENTER (439 WILLIAM AVENUE EAST, PO BOX 383)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Dassel:

  • COKATO MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; COKATO, MN)
  • EMMANUEL HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LITCHFIELD, MN)
  • MEEKER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; LITCHFIELD, MN)
  • AUGUSTANA HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; LITCHFIELD, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - HOWARD LAKE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HOWARD LAKE, MN)
  • HOWARD LAKE NH (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HOWARD LAKE, MN)
  • HARMONY RIVER LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HUTCHINSON, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dassel:

  • College of Saint Benedict (about 34 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 34 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 34 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 36 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Ridgewater College (about 38 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 45 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 46 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)

Public elementary/middle school in Dassel:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Dassel: Dassel (A), Dassel Police Department (B), Dassel Fire Department (C), Dassel Museum (D), Depot Museum (E), Dassel Public Library (F), Depot Museum (G), Dassel Public Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dassel include: Evangelical Covenant Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Anchor Independent Bible Church (C), Gethsemane Lutheran Church (D), Evangelical Covenant Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Anchor Independent Bible Church (G), Gethsemane Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Dassel Area Historical Society (Museums; 901 1st Street), Greenwood Enterprises (Museums; 531 Atlantic Avenue West).

Meeker 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 Dassel that have no violations reported:

  • DASSEL (Population served: 1,326, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.7%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
59 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Dassel (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank of Darwin: Dassel Branch at 780 W. Parker Ave, branch established on 2007/12/31. Info updated 2009/08/25: Bank assets: $34.1 mil, Deposits: $30.8 mil, headquarters in Darwin, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Darwin Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Dassel Branch at 430 3rd Street, branch established on 1916/11/15. 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 Dassel:

Marital status in Dassel, MN
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Dassel:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Minnesota average:

10.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dassel, MN (based on Meeker County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,34115
Catholic5,9467
Evangelical Protestant2,88921
Other-1
None7,124-
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: 4
Meeker County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Here:

7.34 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Meeker County:

7.2%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.2%
Minnesota:

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

18.2%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dassel:

52.2%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dassel:

52.2%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dassel:

19.0%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dassel:

12.0%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

39.5%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Dassel:

57.7%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.9%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dassel, MN Residents
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
Other Government Administration 3$12,870$51,4805$658
Streets and Highways 2$8,701$52,2060$0
Sewerage 1$3,292$39,5040$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,286$51,4328$5,480
Water Supply 1$4,058$48,6960$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 8$33,207$49,81113$6,138

Dassel government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $1,056,000 ($744.19)
    Sewerage: $349,000 ($245.95)
    Water Utilities: $333,000 ($234.67)
    Regular Highways: $250,000 ($176.18)
    General - Other: $168,000 ($118.39)
    Police Protection: $167,000 ($117.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $127,000 ($89.50)
    Financial Administration: $117,000 ($82.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($40.17)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($9.16)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($2.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($1.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $138,000 ($97.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $35,000 ($24.67)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($16.91)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($6.34)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($4.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($3.52)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($1.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $532,000 ($374.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($23.26)

Dassel government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $300,000 ($211.42)
    Other: $117,000 ($82.45)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($9.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($2.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $78,000 ($54.97)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.41)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.41)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,055,000 ($743.48)
    Water Utilities: $334,000 ($235.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $313,000 ($220.58)
    Other: $32,000 ($22.55)
  • Tax - Property: $453,000 ($319.24)
    Other License: $10,000 ($7.05)

Dassel government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,069,000 ($4276.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,531,000 ($3897.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,036,000 ($730.09)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $498,000 ($350.95)

Dassel government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $299,000 ($210.71)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $286,000 ($201.55)

6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
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 Stearns County, MN  0.98% ($48,700 average AGI)
to McLeod County, MN  0.97% ($43,899)
to Wright County, MN  0.93% ($68,259)

Businesses in Dassel, MN

  • FedEx: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dassel:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDUZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; HUTCHINSON, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KLFD (1410 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, MN; Owner: MID MINNESOTA BROADCASTING)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dassel:

  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZPK (98.9 FM; PAYNESVILLE, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KMXK (94.9 FM; COLD SPRING, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KKLN (94.1 FM; ATWATER, MN; Owner: FLAGSHIP BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Dassel:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)

Dassel fatal accident list:

Aug 3, 1999 09:14 AM, Us-12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 1, 1981 01:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 26, 1979 05:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.5mTotal length
  • 12,750Total average daily traffic
  • 1,018Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,709Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dassel)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • E Hwy 12 (Lat: 45.076639 Lon: -94.301361), Call Sign: KNFK817,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.360 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2012, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: J. Billy Pirkle, Registrant: Blank Rome LLP, 1825 Eye St Nw, Washington, DC 20006-5403, Phone: (202) 420-2200, Fax: (202) 420-2201, Email:
  • 439 William Ave East (Lat: 45.082778 Lon: -94.302500), Call Sign: WQCN287,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.762 MHz, 452.787 MHz, 452.812 MHz, 452.887 MHz, 452.512 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 467.387 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2015, Expiration Date: 04/13/2025, Certifier: Bill Ward, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (570) 505-3894, Fax: (570) 651-9032, Email:
  • 439 William Ave East (Lat: 45.082778 Lon: -94.302500), Call Sign: WQCN972,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.762 MHz, 452.787 MHz, 452.812 MHz, 452.887 MHz, 452.512 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/2015, Expiration Date: 04/20/2025, Certifier: Bill Ward, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (570) 505-3894, Fax: (570) 651-9032, Email:
  • DASSEL, Lat: 45.071944 Lon: -94.323056, Call Sign: WQDL457,
    Assigned Frequencies: 807.175 MHz, 807.375 MHz, 807.375 MHz, 807.425 MHz, 807.425 MHz, 807.825 MHz, 807.825 MHz, 807.950 MHz, 807.950 MHz, 808.075 MHz, 808.075 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2005, Expiration Date: 09/23/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/30/2009, Certifier: James R Mohn, Registrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd. Ms730, St. Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 296-9198, Fax: (651) 297-5735
  • Lat: 45.074722 Lon: -94.309528, Call Sign: WQKA483,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2009, Expiration Date: 03/05/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2019, Certifier: Dirk Lutz, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344
  • DASSEL, 22100 Mn Highway 15 (Lat: 45.071944 Lon: -94.323056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WQMF530,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.100 MHz, 853.325 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/2010, Expiration Date: 07/26/2020, Certifier: Randy Celander, Registrant: Short, Elliott, Hendrickson Inc., 3535 Vadnais Center Drive, St. Paul, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 765-2971, Email:
  • 1, 71501 Csah 21 (Lat: 45.166806 Lon: -94.320361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 33 m, Call Sign: WQSS829,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.970 MHz, 159.705 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2013, Expiration Date: 11/08/2023, Certifier: Jeffrey Anderson, Registrant: Two Way Communications, Inc., 426 1st Ave Se, Hutchinson, MN 55355, Phone: (320) 587-9656, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • DASSEL, Lat: 45.094444 Lon: -94.323333, Call Sign: WQFQ347,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.768 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2006, Expiration Date: 09/07/2016, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2016, Certifier: Myles Mc Grath, Registrant: Amco Water Metering Systems Inc, 1100 Sw 38th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474, Phone: (352) 369-6500, Fax: (352) 369-6581, Email:
  • Jenne, Lat: 45.006389 Lon: -94.315278, Type: Silo, Structure height: 22 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQIM479,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Anthony R Will, Registrant: Broadband Corp., 1772 Steiger Lake Ln., Victoria, MN 55386, Phone: (952) 215-3781, Fax: (952) 941-7916, Email:
  • Dassell, Mn 15 1 Km S Us 12 (Lat: 45.071944 Lon: -94.323056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WQLI596,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6730.62 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh, Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, St Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • MS03NP098, Ms33xc020-A (Lat: 45.085306 Lon: -94.321417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 77.7 m, Overall height: 80.7 m, Call Sign: WQQS478,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2013, Expiration Date: 02/22/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • A1O0525A, 70989 240th St. (Dassel # 50017) (Lat: 45.097722 Lon: -94.337500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 101.8 m, Overall height: 110.9 m, Call Sign: WQVS733,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2015, Expiration Date: 04/30/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dassel)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4532R , Serial Number: 28-21236, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 11/09/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy S Cox, 840 Willis St, Dassel, MN 55325
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7331Q , Serial Number: 18260971, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 06/27/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy K Kelly, 74861 262nd St, Dassel, MN 55325

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of fires - 37 took place in 2003, and the least - 6 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Dassel, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.8%), and Structure Fires (35.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dassel, MN
    • 13741.8%Outside Fires
    • 11635.4%Structure Fires
    • 6018.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 154.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dassel, MN
Most common first names in Dassel, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2078.9 years
John1881.1 years
Donald1668.4 years
Myrtle1584.5 years
Richard1370.9 years
Elmer1375.0 years
Carl1385.6 years
Oscar1377.0 years
Anna1386.9 years
George1381.0 years
Most common last names in Dassel, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6680.9 years
Anderson5182.4 years
Nelson3879.5 years
Olson2979.5 years
Peterson2779.4 years
Carlson1583.5 years
Larson1583.0 years
Erickson1479.8 years
Swanson1486.6 years
Isaacson1182.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dassel, MN
  • 85.9%Utility gas
  • 10.0%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dassel, MN
  • 58.0%Electricity
  • 34.6%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Other fuel


Dassel compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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