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Stearns County

Population in 2012: 212 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +27.7%
Males: 109  (51.7%)
Females: 103  (48.3%)

Median resident age:  42.5 years
Minnesota median age:  43.1 years

Zip code: 56312

Estimated median household income in 2011: $36,388 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Elrosa:

$36,388
Minnesota:

$56,954
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,365

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $104,895 (it was $73,100 in 2000)
Elrosa:

$104,895
Minnesota:

$183,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $105,458; Detached houses: $105,458

Median gross rent in 2011: $844.

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  • White alone - 208 (98.6%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elrosa: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (65.0%), Norwegian (7.7%), United States (6.3%), Czech (5.6%), French Canadian (5.6%), Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1310 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 1661 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Elrosa:

  • High school or higher: 72.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elrosa city:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 2.3%

0 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.0%
Minnesota:  6.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,194 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,109 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (37.6 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (91.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (445.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Greenwald, MN (2.2 miles ), Meire Grove, MN (2.4 miles) , Spring Hill, MN (2.5 miles) , Belgrade, MN (2.9 miles ), Brooten, MN (3.1 miles ), Melrose, MN (3.2 miles ), Lake Henry, MN (3.2 miles) , New Munich, MN (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 45.56 N, Longitude: 94.95 W

Area code: 320

Elrosa household income distribution Elrosa home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Wholesale trade (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Food processing workers (7%)
  • Other transportation workers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (17%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)


Average climate in Elrosa, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Elrosa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Elrosa city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1964, a category F3 tornado 22.5 miles away from the city center injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elrosa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 95% 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 53.4 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 65.5 miles away from Elrosa 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 93.9 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 39.1 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 Stearns County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Elrosa:

  • PAYNESVILLE AREA HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; PAYNESVILLE, MN)
  • ST MICHAELS HOSPITAL & NURSING HOME (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; SAUK CENTRE, MN)
  • CENTRACARE HEALTH SYSTEM - MELROSE HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; MELROSE, MN)

Political contributions by individuals in Elrosa, MN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elrosa:

  • Ridgewater College (about 30 miles; Willmar, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 31 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • Rasmussen College-St Cloud (about 36 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,762)
  • Saint Cloud Technical College (about 38 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 39 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,908)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 65 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 75 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)

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

Church in Elrosa: Saint Peter and Paul Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Stearns 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 Elrosa that have no violations reported:

  • ST. PETER & PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAIN STREET BAR & GRILL (Address: PO Box 142, Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAIN STREET II (Address: P.O. Box 142, Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PRAIRIE LAKES COOP (Address: P.O. Box 120, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.5%

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Elrosa, MN

5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

Elrosa compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below 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 above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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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Banks with branches in Elrosa (2011 data):

  • North American State Bank: Elrosa Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1919/10/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $105.2 mil, Deposits: $87.9 mil, headquarters in Belgrade, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Nasb Shares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Elrosa travel time to work - commute


Elrosa mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Elrosa (based on Stearns County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.60%
Here71.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents69.8%15.5%5.1%2.5%1.7%
Congregations41.7%12.5%9.2%5.8%5.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA) Charismatic Churches IndependentBaptist General ConferenceEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents0.9%0.6%0.5%0.4%2.9%
Congregations1.7%0.8%1.7%1.7%19.2%
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: 29
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Stearns County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Stearns County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Stearns County:

8.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.2%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.2%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Stearns County:

9.6%
Minnesota:

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 6$4,200
Totals for Government 0$0 6$4,200

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

  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $24,000 ($113.21)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($28.30)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($23.58)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($9.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($9.43)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($4.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($61.32)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($9.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,000 ($89.62)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $20,000 ($94.34)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($9.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($18.87)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $22,000 ($103.77)
    All Other: $10,000 ($47.17)
  • Tax - Property: $21,000 ($99.06)
    NEC: $3,000 ($14.15)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $48,000 ($226.42)

7.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.97%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($142 average AGI)
Stearns County:

0.22%
Minnesota average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Benton County, MN  1.64% ($30,037 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.65% ($35,753)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.62% ($37,945)


7.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($132 average AGI)
Stearns County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Benton County, MN  1.50% ($29,797 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  1.01% ($27,526)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.61% ($32,753)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elrosa:

  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KXSS (1390 AM; 3 kW; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elrosa:

  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KLFN (106.5 FM; SUNBURG, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KDDG (105.5 FM; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KBHL (103.9 FM; OSAKIS, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKJM (92.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: GABRIEL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, ST. CLOUD)
  • KMXK (94.9 FM; COLD SPRING, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KZPK (98.9 FM; PAYNESVILLE, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KRVY-FM (97.3 FM; STARBUCK, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMGK (107.1 FM; GLENWOOD, MN; Owner: BRANSTOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elrosa:

  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K14LF (Channel 14; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K54GG (Channel 54; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K17FA (Channel 17; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K39FE (Channel 39; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K52GK (Channel 52; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K20GD (Channel 20; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K27CK (Channel 27; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: WILLMAR ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Maggie Staton, 40867 320th St (Lat: 45.584444 Lon: -94.960139), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6145594448, Maggie.Staton@nextel.Com, 3000 CORPORATE EXCHANGE DR STE200
  • Kyle B Entz, 40867 320th St (Lat: 45.584444 Lon: -94.960139), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6145594448, Maggie.Staton@nextel.Com, 3000 CORPORATE EXCHANGE DR STE200
  • Maggie Staton, 40867 320th St (Lat: 45.584444 Lon: -94.960139), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6145594448, Maggie.Staton@nextel.Com, 3000 CORPORATE EXCHANGE DR STE200

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 45.561944 Lon: -94.945556, Call Sign: WQAY724
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/27/2004, Expiration Date: 08/27/2014, Certifier: Timothy W Heinze
    Registrant: Brandon Communications, 115 Front Street, Brandon, MN 56315-0257, Phone: (320) 524-2283, Fax: (320) 524-2409


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