For population 25 years and over in Elizabeth:
For population 15 years and over in Elizabeth city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $720 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (46.9 miles , pop. 90,599).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (169.4 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (523.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Fergus Falls, MN (2.7 miles ), Erhard, MN (2.7 miles) , Rothsay, MN (3.1 miles ), Foxhome, MN (3.3 miles) , Pelican Rapids, MN (3.7 miles ), Underwood, MN (3.7 miles ), Dalton, MN (4.2 miles ), Battle Lake, MN (4.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 46.38 N, Longitude: 96.13 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 218
Population change in the 1990s: +24 (+16.2%).
Average climate in Elizabeth, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Elizabeth-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.3 miles away from the Elizabeth city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 7/2/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.0 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 19 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Elizabeth-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 94% 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 49.3 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 49.4 miles away from Elizabeth 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 54.0 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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Elizabeth:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabeth:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.53. This is significantly better than average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Elizabeth and their reported violations in the past:ELIZABETH (Address: Elizabeth City Hall , Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.6%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Elizabeth compared to Minnesota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Elizabeth (based on Otter Tail County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.89%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Elizabeth government finances in 2002:
7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,241 average adjusted gross income)
1.77% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,936 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.82% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,415 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Elizabeth:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,249
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 1,100
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: