U.S. Cities - City-Data Homepage  
Deer Creek, Minnesota forum City-Data.com Homepage

Deer Creek, Minnesota



Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Back to Deer Creek, MN housing info, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, MN smaller cities, MN small cities, All Cities.


Deer Creek: POST OFFICE
 

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2012: 320 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 

Males: 172  (53.8%)
Females: 148  (46.2%)

Median resident age:  44.3 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56527.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,681 (it was $28,558 in 2000)
Deer Creek:

$29,681
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,942

Deer Creek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,681 (it was $39,000 in 2000)
Deer Creek:

$59,681
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $80,983; Detached houses: $81,286; Mobile homes: $75,417

Median gross rent in 2012: $517.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip code 56527

Deer Creek, MN residents, houses, and apartments details

Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for: near:  
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
Deer Creek races chart
  • White alone - 315 (97.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.6%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Deer Creek: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Deer Creek, MN forum
Recent posts about Deer Creek, Minnesota on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users:
considering move to St. Cloud/ Sartell  (33 replies)
Moving to St. Cloud... help!  (35 replies)

Ancestries: German (34.2%), Norwegian (11.9%), Irish (9.0%), English (6.9%), United States (4.2%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1393 feet

Land area: 4.02 square miles.

Population density: 80 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Deer Creek,MN real estate house value index trend





Home Value Estimate
Address:
Unit (optional):
City
State
Zip


Recent Home Sales
Address:
City

State
Zip
Min Price (optional)

Max Price (optional)
Prioritization:



Deer Creek, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Deer Creek:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Deer Creek city:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $484 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $550 (0.8%)

Deer Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (78.1 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (139.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (492.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bluffton, MN (2.6 miles ), Henning, MN (2.8 miles ), New York Mills, MN (3.0 miles ), Wadena, MN (3.1 miles ), Ottertail, MN (3.4 miles ), Hewitt, MN (3.5 miles ), Vining, MN (3.7 miles) , Verndale, MN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $138,100
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.39 N, Longitude: 95.32 W

Area code: 218

Deer Creek household income distribution Deer Creek home values distribution

This city's Wikipedia profile

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+8.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Information (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Bus drivers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Work and jobs in Deer Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Deer Creek, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Deer Creek, Minnesota average temperatures Deer Creek, Minnesota average precipitation
 
Deer Creek, Minnesota humidity
 
Deer Creek, Minnesota wind speed
 
Deer Creek, Minnesota snowfall
 
Deer Creek, Minnesota sunshine
 
Deer Creek, Minnesota clear and cloudy days
 

Back to the top

Tornado activity:

Deer Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Deer Creek city center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 54.4 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Deer Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 96% 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 60.8 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 68.1 miles away from Deer Creek 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 85.0 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 97.5 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 Otter Tail County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 4, Blizzard: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Deer Creek topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Deer Creek:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - HENNING (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HENNING, MN)
  • TRI COUNTY HOSP HOME HLTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WADENA, MN)
  • TRI COUNTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, about 10 miles away; WADENA, MN)

Political contributions by individuals in Deer Creek, MN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deer Creek:

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 38 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,462)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 53 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 75 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 77 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 77 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Bemidji State University (about 79 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 3,658)
  • Saint Cloud Technical College (about 79 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)

Public high schools in Deer Creek:

Public elementary/middle school in Deer Creek:

See full list of schools located in Deer Creek


Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable location: Deer Creek Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Deer Creek include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 
Otter Tail 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 Deer Creek and their reported violations in the past:

DEER CREEK (Address: Deer Creek City Hall , Population served: 332, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
OLD HOMESTEAD CAFE (Address: 24720 - 580th Avenue , Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-17-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-17-2006), St Boil Water Order (JAN-17-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2006)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.8%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Deer Creek, MN

Deer Creek 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


Back to the top

Banks with branches in Deer Creek (2011 data):

  • Wadena State Bank: Deer Creek Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1948/03/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $117.8 mil, Deposits: $99.1 mil, headquarters in Wadena, MN, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Wadena Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Deer Creek travel time to work - commute


Deer Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Deer Creek city (based on Otter Tail County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.89%
Here69.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran Congregations
Adherents44.3%20.3%18.0%4.0%2.3%
Congregations31.7%11.4%17.1%8.1%3.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Baptist General ConferenceUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.9%1.7%1.5%1.0%4.9%
Congregations2.4%3.3%4.1%3.3%15.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
This county:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Otter Tail County:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Otter Tail County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Otter Tail County:

12.1%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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 7$1,070
Firefighters 0$0 18$5,396
Streets and Highways 0$0 4$500
Totals for Government 0$0 29$6,966

Deer Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($100.00)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($87.50)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($78.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($62.50)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($50.00)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($15.63)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($12.50)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($12.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($3.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $908,000 ($2837.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($56.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($43.75)

Deer Creek government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $20,000 ($62.50)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($18.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($43.75)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($25.00)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($3.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $144,000 ($450.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $54,000 ($168.75)
    All Other: $7,000 ($21.88)
  • Tax - Property: $35,000 ($109.38)
    NEC: $2,000 ($6.25)

Deer Creek government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $325,000 ($1015.63)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $325,000 ($1015.63)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $325,000 ($1015.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $325,000 ($1015.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($187.50)

7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

1.77% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,936 average AGI)
Otter Tail County:

1.77%
Minnesota average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cass County, ND  0.44% ($58,354 average AGI)
from Becker County, MN  0.38% ($30,963)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.35% ($75,182)


5.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

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:
to Cass County, ND  0.61% ($27,695 average AGI)
to Becker County, MN  0.50% ($32,925)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.39% ($29,274)

Strongest AM radio stations in Deer Creek:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWAD (920 AM; 1 kW; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Deer Creek:

  • KPRW (99.5 FM; PERHAM, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKWS (105.9 FM; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • K272CR (102.3 FM; NEW YORK MILLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSKK (94.7 FM; STAPLES, MN; Owner: NORMIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRVI (95.1 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJJK-FM (96.5 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Deer Creek:

  • K17FE (Channel 17; WADENA, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K63DX (Channel 63; WADENA, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K45AR (Channel 45; EAGLE BEND, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 790)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Deer Creek)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fire Hall (Lat: 46.391361 Lon: -95.326417), Type: Building, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KNCY884
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.295 MHz, 154.445 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/17/2012, Expiration Date: 04/03/2022
    Registrant: Brandon Communications, 800 Central Avenue N, Brandon, MN 56315, Phone: (320) 524-2283
  • Lat: 46.390833 Lon: -95.315278, Call Sign: WQMR323
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/2010, Expiration Date: 10/27/2020, Certifier: Lori Murdock
    Registrant: Brandon Communications, 800 Central Avenue North, Brandon, MN 56315, Phone: (320) 524-2283, Fax: (320) 524-2409, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Deer Creek, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Alice674.7 years
Mildred683.1 years
John581.8 years
William583.0 years
Harry472.0 years
Bernard479.3 years
Charles473.0 years
Elmer472.5 years
Robert473.7 years
Raymond471.5 years
Most common last names in Deer Creek, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Voge769.4 years
Becker669.2 years
Roberts677.6 years
Helmrichs581.2 years
Haase483.5 years
Johnson479.7 years
Peterson478.0 years
Rodekuhr489.0 years
Zaske474.0 years
Hallauer377.3 years
Cost of Living Calculator

Back to Deer Creek, MN housing info, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, MN smaller cities, MN small cities, All Cities.

 

Back to the top




Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2013 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2003-2014 Advameg, Inc.