Elmdale, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 115 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 62  (54.3%)
Females: 53  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  48.2 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 56314

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,919 (it was $38,125 in 2000)
Elmdale:

$46,919
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,289 (it was $12,504 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,238 (it was $64,500 in 2000)
Elmdale:

$82,238
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $88,646; Detached houses: $89,075

Median gross rent in 2013: $802.

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    • 11599.1%White alone
    • 10.9%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Elmdale: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (39.2%), German (34.0%), United States (13.4%), Czech (3.1%), Irish (3.1%), Norwegian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1169 feet

Land area: 3.41 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Elmdale, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Elmdale:

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 42.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elmdale city:

  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $856 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,239 (1.3%)

Elmdale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (24.4 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (84.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (437.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Upsala, MN (1.9 miles ), Bowlus, MN (2.1 miles ), Sobieski, MN (2.5 miles) , Holdingford, MN (2.6 miles ), Flensburg, MN (2.9 miles ), Swanville, MN (3.0 miles ), Burtrum, MN (3.1 miles) , Royalton, MN (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 45.83 N, Longitude: 94.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 320

Elmdale household income distribution Elmdale home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-17.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Average climate in Elmdale, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elmdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Elmdale city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/3/1980, a category F3 tornado 23.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elmdale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 89% 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 75.2 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 87.2 miles away from Elmdale center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 264.6 miles away from the city 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 114.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from Elmdale 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 303.4 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 Morrison County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Elmdale:

  • CENTRACARE KIDNEY PROG AT ST GABRIELS HOSP (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, MN)
  • ST OTTOS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, MN)
  • ST CAMILLUS PLACE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, MN)
  • LUTHERAN SENIOR CITIZENS HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, MN)
  • MOTHER OF MERCY CAMPUS OF CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ALBANY, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elmdale:

  • College of Saint Benedict (about 21 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 24 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 24 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 26 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 39 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 43 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Ridgewater College (about 56 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)

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Cemeteries: Saint Edward's Church Cemetery (1), Danish Lutheran Church Cemetery (2), Free Evangelical Church Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Elmdale Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Morrison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 47.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.5%
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.6%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Elmdale compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Wood (20%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elmdale city (based on Morrison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,61419
Evangelical Protestant3,87423
Mainline Protestant2,87110
Other11
None10,838-
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: 10
Morrison County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Morrison County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

8.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Morrison County:

28.4%
Minnesota:

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

9.0%
State:

13.0%
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 6$136$2720$0
Totals for Government 6$136$2720$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($17.39)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($43.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($43.48)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($34.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($17.39)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($8.70)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($8.70)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($17.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($78.26)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($34.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($17.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($17.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($26.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($26.09)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($130.43)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($78.26)
    NEC: $1,000 ($8.70)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $29,000 ($252.17)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $26,000 ($226.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($26.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($121.74)

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
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 Stearns County, MN  0.69% ($39,333 average AGI)
from Crow Wing County, MN  0.43% ($29,839)
from Benton County, MN  0.36% ($26,894)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
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 Stearns County, MN  0.86% ($28,027 average AGI)
to Benton County, MN  0.53% ($31,486)
to Crow Wing County, MN  0.52% ($25,426)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elmdale:

  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • 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)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KXSS (1390 AM; 3 kW; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elmdale:

  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKJM (92.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: GABRIEL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, ST. CLOUD)
  • KFML (94.1 FM; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WYRQ-FM (92.1 FM; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: WYRQ, INC.)
  • KDDG (105.5 FM; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KKSR (96.7 FM; SARTELL, MN; Owner: SARTELL FM, INC.)
  • WHMH-FM (101.7 FM; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KCML (99.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES INC)
  • KVSC (88.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMXK (94.9 FM; COLD SPRING, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KZPK (98.9 FM; PAYNESVILLE, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KXDL (99.7 FM; BROWERVILLE, MN; Owner: PRAIRIE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCFB (91.5 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Elmdale:

  • K63DY (Channel 63; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • K69DA (Channel 69; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
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