Echo, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 257 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.6%
 
Males: 134  (52.3%)
Females: 123  (47.7%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56237.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,146 (it was $27,656 in 2000)
Echo:

$40,146
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,807 (it was $15,275 in 2000)

Echo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $47,417 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Echo:

$47,417
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $65,624; detached houses: $65,490

Median gross rent in 2017: $475.

March 2019 cost of living index in Echo: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.1%
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  • Races in Echo, MN (2010)
    • 25190.3%White alone
    • 165.8%Hispanic
    • 62.2%Two or more races
    • 41.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone

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


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.72
Minnesota average:

1.58
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Ancestries: German (69.8%), Norwegian (12.2%), Irish (4.3%), Belgian (2.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), American (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1080 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 253 people per square mile   (very low).

Echo, Minnesota map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,161 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,602 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (88.9 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (108.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (434.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Belview, MN (2.1 miles ),
Wood Lake, MN (2.6 miles ),
Vesta, MN (2.8 miles ),
Delhi, MN (3.2 miles),
Seaforth, MN (3.3 miles),
Hanley Falls, MN (3.4 miles ),
Sacred Heart, MN (3.5 miles ),
Cottonwood, MN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 44.62 N, Longitude: 95.42 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Echo, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Echo, MN in 2017
Echo satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Echo, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.4%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (7.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.5%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Wood products (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (12.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (12.5%)
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.9%)
  • Wood products (9.4%)
  • Machinery (7.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Educational services (16.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Echo, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.5%)
  • Religious workers (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (18.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.1%)
  • Religious workers (12.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.7%)
  • Woodworkers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (14.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.8%)

Average climate in Echo, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Echo, Minnesota average temperatures Echo, Minnesota average precipitation Echo, Minnesota humidity Echo, Minnesota wind speed Echo, Minnesota snowfall Echo, Minnesota sunshine Echo, Minnesota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.2. This is better than average.

City:

58.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.19. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.19
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Echo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Echo city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Echo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 86% 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 78.9 miles away from Echo center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.7 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 199.3 miles away from Echo 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 216.0 miles away from Echo 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 107.4 miles away from Echo center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 161.9 miles away from Echo center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yellow Medicine County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Echo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Echo:

  • REN-VILLA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; RENVILLE, MN)
  • GRANITE FALLS MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; GRANITE FALLS, MN)
  • REDWOOD FALLS SOCS (Hospital, about 15 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)
  • RENVILLA HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; RENVILLE, MN)
  • REDWOOD CO PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)
  • WESTWOOD HOME (Hospital, about 16 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Echo:

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 16 miles; Granite Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,225)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 21 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Ridgewater College (about 40 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • South Dakota State University (about 71 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 75 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • South Central College (about 75 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 78 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)

Public high school in Echo:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Echo: Echo (A), Echo Volunteer Fire Department (B), Echo Police Department (C), Echo Fire Hall (D), Echo Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Echo include: Peace Lutheran Church (A), American Lutheran Church (B), Echo Alliance Church (C), Peace Lutheran Church (D), American Lutheran Church (E), Echo Alliance Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Yellow Medicine 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 Echo that have no violations reported:

  • ECHO (Population served: 278, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.0%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Echo (2011 data):

  • Citizens Alliance Bank: Echo Branch at 631 2nd Avenue West, branch established on 1936/05/02. Info updated 2011/11/23: Bank assets: $429.2 mil, Deposits: $360.6 mil, headquarters in Clara City, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Forstrom Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Echo:

Marital status in Echo, MN
  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Echo:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Minnesota average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Echo, MN (based on Yellow Medicine County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,64716
Catholic2,2743
Evangelical Protestant1,80615
None711-
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: 4
Yellow Medicine County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yellow Medicine County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Yellow Medicine County:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Yellow Medicine County:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Yellow Medicine County:

27.0%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Yellow Medicine County:

13.3%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Echo:

45.1%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

37.5%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.4%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.8%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Echo:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Echo:

31.6%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Echo:

48.2%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.9%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Echo, 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
Streets and Highways 1$3,288$39,4560$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,480$29,7600$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$146
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2$5,768$34,6081$146

Echo government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $82,000 ($319.07)
    Sewerage: $71,000 ($276.26)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($256.81)
    General - Other: $54,000 ($210.12)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($210.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000 ($163.42)
    Police Protection: $36,000 ($140.08)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($15.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($7.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($81.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,000 ($7.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $70,000 ($272.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($35.02)

Echo government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $37,000 ($143.97)
    Other: $18,000 ($70.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $24,000 ($93.39)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($31.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($7.78)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($7.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $87,000 ($338.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $40,000 ($155.64)
    Other: $13,000 ($50.58)
  • Tax - Property: $113,000 ($439.69)
    Other License: $1,000 ($3.89)

Echo government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $670,000 ($2607.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $629,000 ($2447.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,000 ($159.53)

Echo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $281,000 ($1093.39)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,000 ($89.49)

5.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Chippewa County, MN  1.40% ($35,263 average AGI)
from Lyon County, MN  1.18% ($34,042)


5.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,720 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Chippewa County, MN  1.02% ($31,976 average AGI)
to Lyon County, MN  0.57% ($59,348)

Strongest AM radio stations in Echo:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLGR (1490 AM; 1 kW; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KMHL (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: K M H L BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KDMA (1460 AM; 1 kW; MONTEVIDEO, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Echo:

  • KNSG (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLGR-FM (97.7 FM; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • K292FC (106.3 FM; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKRC (93.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOLV (100.1 FM; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: BOLD RADIO, INC.)
  • KMGM (105.5 FM; MONTEVIDEO, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KARL (105.1 FM; TRACY, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KARZ (107.5 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K277AI (103.3 FM; RUSSELL, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDJS-FM (95.3 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Echo:

  • KRWF (Channel 43; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K18DI (Channel 18; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K24CS (Channel 24; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K26DG (Channel 26; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K32DR (Channel 32; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K47EA (Channel 47; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K63AU (Channel 63; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K65BA (Channel 65; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K67AN (Channel 67; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K69DP (Channel 69; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K61AU (Channel 61; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K16CP (Channel 16; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K22DO (Channel 22; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K35DK (Channel 35; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K45DJ (Channel 45; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K17BV (Channel 17; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORP.)
  • K39CH (Channel 39; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K54GH (Channel 54; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K46FY (Channel 46; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K52GU (Channel 52; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K19CV (Channel 19; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K48GQ (Channel 48; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)

Echo fatal accident list:

Feb 17, 2003 02:00 PM, Sr-67, Lat: 44.614612, Lon: -95.421545, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 2000 01:34 PM, Sr-67, Lat: 44.614612, Lon: -95.421545, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 4, 1981 10:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • / 0.1mTotal length
  • 992Total average daily traffic
  • 99Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,150Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Echo)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 460 Second Ave W (Lat: 44.618278 Lon: -95.418056), Call Sign: KLN416,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.300 MHz, 463.300 MHz, Grant Date: 11/28/2012, Expiration Date: 09/29/2022, Registrant: Two-Way Communications, Inc, 35473 Us Hwy 212, Olivia, MN 56277, Phone: (320) 523-5682, Fax: (325) 523-1093, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Echo, MN, 225 Railroad Street (Lat: 44.615833 Lon: -95.417500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WPYL209,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18142.0 MHz, 18142.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2003, Expiration Date: 08/29/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2013, Certifier: Bruce C Hanson, Registrant: Ft. Randall Cable Ssystems, Inc., 1700 Technology Drive Ne Ste 100, Willmar, MN 56201, Phone: (320) 847-2211, Fax: (320) 847-7120, Email:
  • Echo, 1.3 Mi West Of Hwy 67 On 170th Ave. (Lat: 44.644000 Lon: -95.449639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQJE635,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6718.75 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2018, Expiration Date: 08/12/2028, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh, Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 1500 West County Road B2, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • ECHO CHAR SC, Echo Charter School, 101 Rocket Ave (Lat: 44.618222 Lon: -95.409583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQOQ216,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19675.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 12/16/2011, Expiration Date: 12/16/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2019, Certifier: Jeffrey J Youle, Registrant: Affiniti, LLC, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: AA0PL, Licensee ID: L00729571, Grant Date: 08/15/2013, Expiration Date: 11/09/2023, Certifier: Jed J Bendix, Registrant: Jed J Bendix, Echo, MN 56237
  • Call Sign: KB0PYO, Licensee ID: L00933363, Grant Date: 10/27/2004, Expiration Date: 12/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2007, Registrant: Mark A Brown, 231 2nd Av East, Echo, MN 56237
  • Call Sign: KD0BTW, Previous Call Sign: KB0PYO, Licensee ID: L00933363, Grant Date: 10/27/2004, Expiration Date: 12/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2008, Certifier: Mary A Brown, Registrant: Mary A Brown, 231 2nd Av East, Echo, MN 56237
  • Call Sign: W0AAT, Previous Call Sign: KD0BTW, Licensee ID: L00933363, Grant Date: 05/18/2018, Expiration Date: 07/15/2028, Certifier: Mary A Brown, Registrant: Mary A Brown, 231 2nd Av East, Echo, MN 56237

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 722CP , Serial Number: 18280090, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 01/02/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 11/25/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Brandon P Parliament, 6274 222nd Ave, Echo, MN 56237

Most common first names in Echo, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna884.4 years
Harold771.6 years
Clarence675.2 years
George584.0 years
Robert572.6 years
Clara587.4 years
Emma486.8 years
James474.2 years
Paul481.8 years
Albert487.8 years
Most common last names in Echo, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Iverson1275.8 years
Pederson860.5 years
Lecy789.0 years
Stelter784.7 years
Luepke671.5 years
Hanson683.8 years
Busack684.9 years
Johnson579.8 years
Kvistad576.4 years
Voss575.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Echo, MN
  • 84.2%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 4.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Echo, MN
  • 80.0%Electricity
  • 13.3%Utility gas
  • 6.7%No fuel used


Echo compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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