For population 25 years and over in De Graff:
For population 15 years and over in De Graff city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $367 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (66.1 miles , pop. 59,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (109.3 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (456.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Murdock, MN (2.1 miles ), Benson, MN (2.8 miles ), Kerkhoven, MN (3.0 miles ), Sunburg, MN (3.5 miles) , Clontarf, MN (3.6 miles) , Danvers, MN (3.7 miles) , Pennock, MN (4.0 miles ), Raymond, MN (4.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.26 N, Longitude: 95.47 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 320
Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-10.7%).
Average climate in De Graff, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
De Graff-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the De Graff city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.
On 7/11/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.
Earthquake activity:De Graff-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above 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 39.6 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 49.1 miles away from De Graff 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 76.8 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 29.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Swift County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near De Graff:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to De Graff:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 36.8%
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
De Graff compared to Minnesota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for De Graff (based on Swift County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.28%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
De Graff government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,901 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,008 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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De Graff fatal accident list:
May 23, 1977 10:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 10, 1977 11:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 374
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 375
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3