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Population in 2012: 2,676 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.2%
 

Males: 1,280  (47.9%)
Females: 1,396  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  31.8 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55927.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,011 (it was $39,453 in 2000)
Dodge Center:

$55,011
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,331

Dodge Center city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $106,967 (it was $76,700 in 2000)
Dodge Center:

$106,967
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $125,873; Detached houses: $136,135; Townhouses or other attached units: $144,897; Mobile homes: $31,908

Median gross rent in 2012: $492.

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  • White alone - 2,347 (87.9%)
  • Hispanic - 260 (9.7%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dodge Center: 103.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.6%), Norwegian (19.1%), Irish (7.7%), English (5.3%), United States (2.7%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1293 feet

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,411 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Dodge Center:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dodge Center city:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

90 residents are foreign born

This city:  3.4%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,496 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,287 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (19.0 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (65.3 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (302.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kasson, MN (2.3 miles ), Mantorville, MN (2.4 miles ), Claremont, MN (2.7 miles ), West Concord, MN (3.0 miles ), Hayfield, MN (3.1 miles ), Byron, MN (3.2 miles ), Waltham, MN (3.8 miles) , Blooming Prairie, MN (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $187,700
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $213,500
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $201,400

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Latitude: 44.03 N, Longitude: 92.86 W

Area code: 507

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +164 (+8.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Dodge Center-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Dodge Center city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1962, a category F4 tornado 20.6 miles away from the city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dodge County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Milton L. Humason - Astronomer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Dodge Center:

  • FAIRVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 702 10TH AVENUE NORTHWEST, PO BOX 10)
  • FAIRVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, ROUTE 1 BOX 334)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Dodge Center:

  • KASSON MSOCS (Hospital, about 6 miles away; KASSON, MN)

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Airports located in Dodge Center:


Local government website: www.ci.dodgecenter.mn.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dodge Center:

  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 22 miles; Rochester, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,599)
  • St. Olaf College (about 34 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 57 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 58 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 12,138)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 58 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 2,056)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 59 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,911)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 59 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)

Public high school in Dodge Center:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dodge Center:

Private elementary/middle schools in Dodge Center:

  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 404 CENTRAL AVE N; Grades: PK - 4)
  • MARANATHA ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 700 10TH AVE NW; Grades: 4 - 8)
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Library in Dodge Center:

  • DODGE CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $111,883; Location: 13 1ST AVENUE NW; 20,925 books; 15,187 e-books; 854 audio materials; 1,352 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 35 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Dodge Center: Dodge Center (A), Dodge Center Fire Department (B), Dodge Center Police Department (C), Dodge Center Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dodge Center include: Congregational Church (A), Bethel Baptist Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Assembly of God Church (D), Faith Lutheran Church (E), Grace Lutheran Church (F), Praise Fellowship Church (G), Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), Saint Johns Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Dodge County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.9. This is about average.
City:

33.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.74
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.7
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dodge Center and their reported violations in the past:

DODGE CENTER (Address: Dodge Center City Hall , Population served: 2486, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.2%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dodge Center, MN

53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Dodge Center in 2000:

  • 70 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in other group homes

Dodge Center compared to Minnesota state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.


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Banks with branches in Dodge Center (2011 data):

  • Citizens State Bank of Hayfield: Dodge Center Branch at 42 West Main Street, branch established on 2008/07/10. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $71.5 mil, Deposits: $64.8 mil, headquarters in Hayfield, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Country Bankers, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Dodge Center Office at 18 Second Street, S.W., branch established on 1922/12/05. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dodge Center travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Dodge Center city (based on Dodge County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.35%
Here72.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran Church
Adherents44.4%28.2%7.5%4.8%3.7%
Congregations18.2%15.2%12.1%9.1%9.1%
NameUnited Church of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchConservative Congregational Christian ConferenceOther
Adherents3.2%1.8%1.1%1.1%4.3%
Congregations6.1%6.1%3.0%3.0%18.2%
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: 3
Dodge County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Dodge County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Dodge County:

28.3%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

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
Financial Administration 4$15,571$46,7130$0
Streets and Highways 4$25,000$75,0000$0
Health 2$14,801$88,8060$0
Local Libraries 2$9,458$56,7480$0
Totals for Government 12$64,830$64,8300$0

Dodge Center government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,297,000 ($484.68)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $334,000 ($124.81)
    General - Other: $318,000 ($118.83)
    Regular Highways: $206,000 ($76.98)
    Police Protection: $196,000 ($73.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $192,000 ($71.75)
    Water Utilities: $167,000 ($62.41)
    Financial Administration: $140,000 ($52.32)
    Fire Protection: $74,000 ($27.65)
    Libraries: $72,000 ($26.91)
    Air Transportation: $43,000 ($16.07)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($6.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($1.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,000 ($1.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $162,000 ($60.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $921,000 ($344.17)
    General - Other: $89,000 ($33.26)
    Health - Other: $79,000 ($29.52)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($20.18)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($8.59)
    Parks & Recreation: $17,000 ($6.35)
    Air Transportation: $8,000 ($2.99)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.37)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.37)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $284,000 ($106.13)

Dodge Center government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $16,000 ($5.98)
  • Charges - All Other: $331,000 ($123.69)
    Sewerage: $245,000 ($91.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($5.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($3.36)
    Highways: $7,000 ($2.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $214,000 ($79.97)
    General Revenue, NEC: $166,000 ($62.03)
    Interest Earnings: $107,000 ($39.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $146,000 ($54.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $513,000 ($191.70)
    All Other: $40,000 ($14.95)
  • Tax - Property: $1,103,000 ($412.18)
    NEC: $22,000 ($8.22)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($2.24)

Dodge Center government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,315,000 ($1238.79)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,435,000 ($909.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $705,000 ($263.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,765,000 ($1780.64)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $280,000 ($104.63)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,289,000 ($481.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,337,000 ($873.32)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $402,000 ($150.22)

7.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

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:
from Olmsted County, MN  2.89% ($41,809 average AGI)
from Steele County, MN  0.61% ($50,953)
from Goodhue County, MN  0.38% ($37,593)


8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,913 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
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 Olmsted County, MN  3.07% ($34,151 average AGI)
to Steele County, MN  0.72% ($36,098)
to Mower County, MN  0.48% ($33,471)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dodge Center:

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KOWZ (1170 AM; 3 kW; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KROC (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dodge Center:

  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KFSI (92.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KOWZ-FM (100.9 FM; BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: BLOOMING PRAIRIE FARM RADIO INC.)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KQCL (95.9 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRUE (92.1 FM; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYBA (105.3 FM; STEWARTVILLE, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO)
  • K280EC (103.9 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K289AE (105.7 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • KBGY (107.5 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO II LLC)
  • KRFO-FM (104.9 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K252DM (98.3 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: AUSTIN CHRISTIAN RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Dodge Center:

  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K52HH (Channel 52; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Dodge Center, Minnesota:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Minnesota average:
  • Fatal accident count: 74
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 115
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 80
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 189
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

Dodge Center fatal accident list:

Aug 24, 1998 02:10 PM, Us-14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Jan 6, 1995 10:45 PM, 56, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 10, 1994 03:30 PM, 14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Apr 26, 1976 87:99 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 13 meters (43ft)
Total average daily traffic: 12,950
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,368

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Dodge Center)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1/2 Mi S Of Country Rd 14 (Lat: 44.023583 Lon: -92.858528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31 m, Call Sign: WPKI813
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/1997, Expiration Date: 03/06/2007, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2005, Certifier: Lowell Todd
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Tower At County Hwy Shop Cty Rd 1 (Lat: 44.031083 Lon: -92.826306), Call Sign: KIB281, Licensee ID: L00042651
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.120 MHz, 156.120 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/08/2002, Expiration Date: 03/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2012
    Registrant: County Of Dodge, Dodge Cty Hwy Dept, Mantorville, MN 55955, Phone: (507) 374-6694
  • 29 E Main St (Lat: 44.027750 Lon: -92.854639), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPHW653
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/2005, Expiration Date: 08/03/2015, Certifier: Lynne Erickson
    Registrant: City Of Dodge Center, 23 W Main St, Dodge Center, MN 55927
  • 104 1st St Sw (Lat: 44.027222 Lon: -92.857222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KNHK736
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.485 MHz, 158.205 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/28/2003, Expiration Date: 10/06/2013, Certifier: Ronald D Obermueller
    Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7754, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:
  • 2nd St Se & 4th Ave Se (Lat: 44.026361 Lon: -92.849361), Call Sign: KAD959, Licensee ID: L00111465
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.395 MHz, 160.965 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/17/1996, Expiration Date: 08/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/07/2001
    Registrant: Dakota Minnesota & Eastern Rr Corp, Huron, SD 57350, Phone: (412) 928-3465
  • Lat: 44.027778 Lon: -92.860000, Call Sign: WPTB878
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 464.212 MHz, 469.212 MHz, 464.087 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 464.012 MHz, 464.287 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 464.137 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 08/24/2001, Expiration Date: 08/24/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2011, Certifier: Kathy Kraus
    Registrant: Retail Data Systems, 6566 Edenvale Blvd, Eden Prarie, MN 55346, Phone: (952) 934-4002, Fax: (952) 934-4830
  • 210 South Street Se (Lat: 44.023083 Lon: -92.851944), Call Sign: WQQB224
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.312 MHz, 457.412 MHz, 457.762 MHz, 457.787 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/11/2022, Certifier: Jj Francis
    Registrant: 2 Way Radio Of Minnesota, Inc, 604 E. First St, Janesville, MN 56048, Phone: (507) 234-5279, Fax: (507) 234-5302, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 13 First Ave Sw (Lat: 44.027444 Lon: -92.852944), Structure height: 22.9 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNTP443
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/23/1997, Expiration Date: 07/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2002
    Registrant: Phone: (507) 775-2903
  • Dodge Center, Intersection Of 2nd Ave. S.E. And State Highway 956 (Lat: 44.052278 Lon: -92.901028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQJY578
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/17/2009, Expiration Date: 02/17/2019, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh
    Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • DODGE CENTER, 620th Street (Lat: 44.051083 Lon: -92.876306), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 69.5 m, Call Sign: WQPN827
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2012, Expiration Date: 07/10/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Dodge Center Aiport (Lat: 44.020250 Lon: -92.829639), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WGE2, Licensee ID: L00001503
    Assigned Frequencies: 119.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2007, Expiration Date: 01/13/2017
    Registrant: State Of Minnesota, 222 E Plato Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55107-1618

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA0UZZ, Licensee ID: L00285920
    Grant Date: 05/25/2005, Expiration Date: 06/06/2015
    Registrant: James T Walsh, 21151-570 St, Dodge Center, MN 55927
  • Call Sign: N0JAD
    Grant Date: 12/01/1997, Expiration Date: 12/01/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/02/2009
    Registrant: Pamela J Thompson, 604 Nw 10th Ave, Dodge Center, MN 55927
  • Call Sign: KD0AJB, Licensee ID: L01270959
    Grant Date: 04/20/2007, Expiration Date: 04/20/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/24/2010, Certifier: Kevin K Cain
    Registrant: Kevin K Cain, 65686 180 Ave, Dodge Center, MN 55927
  • Call Sign: KD0GAH, Licensee ID: L01450354
    Grant Date: 12/19/2008, Expiration Date: 12/19/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/10/2009, Certifier: Christopher W Nauman
    Registrant: Christopher W Nauman, 712 6th Ave Nw, Dodge Center, MN 55927
  • Call Sign: N0YZE, Previous Call Sign: KD0GAH, Licensee ID: L01450354
    Grant Date: 01/10/2009, Expiration Date: 01/10/2019, Certifier: Christopher W Nauman
    Registrant: Christopher W Nauman, 712 6th Ave Nw, Dodge Center, MN 55927
  • Call Sign: K0AJB, Previous Call Sign: KD0AJB, Licensee ID: L01270959
    Grant Date: 12/24/2010, Expiration Date: 12/24/2020, Certifier: Kevin K Cain
    Registrant: Kevin K Cain, 65686 180 Ave, Dodge Center, MN 55927


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dodge Center)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Hazardous Condition: 10

Incident types - Dodge Center


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dodge Center, MN

Most common first names in Dodge Center, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2278.5 years
Anna1986.2 years
John1880.3 years
Ruth1782.0 years
Mary1685.5 years
George1382.6 years
Frank1181.0 years
Grace1085.3 years
Charles1077.3 years
Walter1081.0 years
Most common last names in Dodge Center, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1879.0 years
Olson1379.3 years
Marquardt1085.0 years
Henslin980.2 years
Trapp867.7 years
Jensen884.0 years
Miller778.7 years
Greene779.2 years
Churchward684.5 years
Scherger688.5 years

Businesses in Dodge Center, MN

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • FedEx: 1

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