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Population in 2012: 196 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 

Males: 110  (56.4%)
Females: 86  (43.6%)

Median resident age:  44.9 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56025.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,305 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Easton:

$52,305
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,638

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,302 (it was $40,900 in 2000)
Easton:

$67,302
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $64,854; Detached houses: $67,679; Mobile homes: $7,651
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  • White alone - 191 (96.0%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (4.0%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Easton: 89.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (55.0%), Norwegian (11.8%), Irish (10.0%), English (4.8%), Polish (4.4%), French (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1060 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 208 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Easton:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Easton city:

  • Never married: 9.3%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,109 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $908 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (73.4 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (88.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (342.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Delavan, MN (2.4 miles ), Minnesota Lake, MN (2.5 miles ), Wells, MN (3.0 miles ), Mapleton, MN (3.4 miles ), Frost, MN (3.5 miles ), Blue Earth, MN (3.6 miles ), Winnebago, MN (3.7 miles ), Bricelyn, MN (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 43.77 N, Longitude: 93.90 W

Area code: 507

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.2%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-6.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Finance and insurance (21%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Electricians (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (14%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Easton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Easton city center killed 6 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 tornado 27.2 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Faribault County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Easton:

  • MAPLETON COMMUNITY HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MAPLETON, MN)
  • UNITED HANDS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; BLUE EARTH, MN)
  • UNITED HOSPITAL DISTRICT (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, about 14 miles away; BLUE EARTH, MN)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Easton:

  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 27 miles; Mankato, MN; Full-time enrollment: 12,138)
  • South Central College (about 30 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,118)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 39 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • St. Olaf College (about 60 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 76 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • Normandale Community College (about 79 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 4,832)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 85 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 2,541)

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Notable locations in Easton: Easton (A), Easton Volunteer Fire Department (B), Easton City Hall (C), Easton Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Easton include: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (A), Saint Peter's Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Faribault 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 Easton and their reported violations in the past:

EASTON (Address: Easton City Hall , Population served: 212, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-17-2001), St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2001), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-17-2001), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-17-2001), St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2001), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2001)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.3%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic 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:  70.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.2%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Easton, MN

Easton compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Easton (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Easton: State Bank Of Easton at 50 Main Street, branch established on 1934/05/21. Info updated 2010/06/17: Bank assets: $21.3 mil, Deposits: $16.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Easton Bancshares, Incorporated

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Easton city (based on Faribault County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 93.54%
Here93.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents35.0%31.0%12.7%11.1%3.1%
Congregations25.0%14.6%20.8%14.6%4.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents2.6%1.6%1.4%0.8%0.8%
Congregations4.2%4.2%2.1%2.1%8.3%
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: 6
Faribault County:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Faribault County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

8.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Faribault County:

26.7%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.5%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$416
Sewerage 0$0 1$500
Water Supply 0$0 1$333
Local Libraries 0$0 1$120
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,369

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $34,000 ($173.47)
    Fire Protection: $34,000 ($173.47)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($137.76)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($117.35)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($102.04)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($61.22)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($25.51)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($20.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($10.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($10.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($20.41)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($15.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($102.04)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $25,000 ($127.55)
    All Other: $19,000 ($96.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($45.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($10.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($5.10)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $43,000 ($219.39)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($25.51)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($5.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($76.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $60,000 ($306.12)
    All Other: $8,000 ($40.82)
  • Tax - Property: $59,000 ($301.02)
    NEC: $2,000 ($10.20)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($5.10)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $263,000 ($1341.84)

5.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,272 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
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 Blue Earth County, MN  1.07% ($34,462 average AGI)
from Martin County, MN  0.53% ($22,500)
from Freeborn County, MN  0.40% ($18,542)


5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
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 Blue Earth County, MN  0.84% ($29,137 average AGI)
to Martin County, MN  0.48% ($26,448)
to Freeborn County, MN  0.39% ($28,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Easton:

  • 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)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBEW (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BLUE EARTH, MN)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOWZ (1170 AM; 3 kW; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Easton:

  • KJLY (104.5 FM; BLUE EARTH, MN; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING,INC)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KBEW-FM (98.1 FM; BLUE EARTH, MN; Owner: KBEW, INC.)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KYSM-FM (103.5 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KOWZ-FM (100.9 FM; BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: BLOOMING PRAIRIE FARM RADIO INC.)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KCPI (94.9 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KRUE (92.1 FM; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSU (89.7 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Easton:

  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K60FY (Channel 60; FROST, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K14KD (Channel 14; FROST, MN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K27FI (Channel 27; FROST, MN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K31EF (Channel 31; FROST, MN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K36FI (Channel 36; FROST, MN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K58FC (Channel 58; FROST, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K62FH (Channel 62; FROST, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K65FW (Channel 65; FROST, MN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)

Easton fatal accident list:

Aug 25, 1985 08:25 PM, 109, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,005
Total average daily truck traffic: 136
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 1,180

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Easton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3.6 Mi N Int Hwy 254 & 16 (Lat: 43.696333 Lon: -93.926889), Call Sign: WQT662
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/1995, Expiration Date: 11/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2001
    Registrant: Loren Stevermer, Rr 1 Box 97, Easton, MN 56025, Phone: (507) 787-2577

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • EASTON, 1000' N Of Int. Sr 109 & Cr 19 (Lat: 43.766889 Lon: -93.908833), Overall height: 137.2 m, Call Sign: WMK811
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2009, Certifier: Elizabeth L Kohler
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • EASTON O, 19735 480th Avenue (Lat: 43.767222 Lon: -93.908861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 129.5 m, Overall height: 133.8 m, Call Sign: WQMM311
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 09/21/2020, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0HCW, Licensee ID: L00219087
    Grant Date: 04/27/2010, Expiration Date: 06/12/2020
    Registrant: David H Clinnin, 49 Date St, Easton, MN 56025

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 663A , Serial Number: 22-66, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Michael H Mccarty, 13534 490th Ave, Easton, MN 56025


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Easton, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph772.4 years
Mary783.0 years
William685.5 years
Louis676.7 years
John681.0 years
Raymond677.2 years
Anna487.9 years
Clara496.0 years
Leonard478.0 years
Margaret470.2 years
Most common last names in Easton, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stevermer985.1 years
Paul785.4 years
Ascheman680.0 years
Warmka679.7 years
Sonnek680.3 years
Schimek679.6 years
Linder587.0 years
Ziegler583.4 years
Becker574.6 years
Sippel581.0 years
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