Dovray, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 55 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.9%
 
Males: 24  (44.9%)
Females: 31  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  65.5 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 56125

Estimated median household income in 2015: $30,974 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Dovray:

$30,974
MN:

$63,488

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $23,159 (it was $17,461 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $38,776 (it was $18,500 in 2000)
Dovray:

$38,776
MN:

$200,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $40,989; Detached houses: $40,891
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    • 5698.2%White alone
    • 11.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dovray: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (59.6%), Norwegian (23.4%), French (8.5%), American (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/02/1924

Elevation: 1490 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 220 people per square mile   (very low).

Dovray, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Dovray:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dovray city:

  • Never married: 1.6%
  • Now married: 71.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Dovray city:  1.1% ($199)
Minnesota:  1.1% ($1,297)

Dovray satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (69.0 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (129.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (426.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Westbrook, MN (2.4 miles ), Currie, MN (2.4 miles ), Avoca, MN (3.0 miles) , The Lakes, MN (3.0 miles ), Slayton, MN (3.3 miles ), Storden, MN (3.4 miles ), Walnut Grove, MN (3.5 miles ), Tracy, MN (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 44.05 N, Longitude: 95.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

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

2.8%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+11.7%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (60%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Accommodation and food services (43%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (35%)
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (57%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Dovray, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dovray-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Dovray city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 tornado 15.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dovray-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 77% 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 114.3 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 191.9 miles away from Dovray center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 117.9 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 190.2 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 146.7 miles away from Dovray center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 136.2 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 Murray County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dovray topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dovray:

  • SANFORD WESTBROOK MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; WESTBROOK, MN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - SLAYTON (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SLAYTON, MN)
  • MURRAY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SLAYTON, MN)
  • HOSPICE OF MURRAY COUNTY (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SLAYTON, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dovray:

  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 30 miles; Marshall, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 58 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • South Dakota State University (about 64 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 70 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • South Central College (about 76 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 78 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)

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Notable location: Dovray Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Dovray: Our Saviour's Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Murray 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 2015: 7.2%
Average household size:
This city:  1.8 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.6%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  16.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Minnesota average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Dovray city (based on Murray County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,19016
Catholic2,3305
Evangelical Protestant1,1665
None2,039-
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: 3
Murray County:

3.54 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Murray County:

8.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Murray County:

27.3%
Minnesota:

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

10.1%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Dovray:

51.3%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dovray:

44.0%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Dovray:

28.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Dovray:

16.7%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.1%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dovray:

7.0
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.7%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Dovray:

56.4%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Dovray:

70.6%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dovray, 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 0$0 6$298
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$0
Totals for Government 0$0 7$298

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($18.18)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,000 ($163.64)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($145.45)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($90.91)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($90.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($54.55)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($36.36)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($36.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($18.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $5,000 ($90.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($109.09)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($54.55)
    All Other: $2,000 ($36.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($218.18)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($36.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($109.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($200.00)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($109.09)
    NEC: $2,000 ($36.36)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,000 ($181.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,000 ($163.64)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($18.18)

4.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
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 Nobles County, MN  1.01% ($30,743 average AGI)
from Lyon County, MN  0.46% ($25,813)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.38% ($26,154)


5.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,756 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
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 Lyon County, MN  0.80% ($28,000 average AGI)
to Nobles County, MN  0.72% ($37,400)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.34% ($32,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dovray:

  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • 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)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KWOA (730 AM; 1 kW; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dovray:

  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRSW (89.3 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KARL (105.1 FM; TRACY, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KNSG (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K277AI (103.3 FM; RUSSELL, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDOM-FM (94.3 FM; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO, INC.)
  • KITN (93.5 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KARZ (107.5 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dovray:

  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K15EB (Channel 15; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRWF (Channel 43; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0JVV, Grant Date: 05/19/1995, Expiration Date: 04/25/1999, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2001, Registrant: Lewis C Chapin Sr, 521 Woodman Ave, Dovray, MN 56125

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

DOVRAY (Population served: 57, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-01-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-04-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-23-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-16-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-10-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2011)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (28%)

Dovray 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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