For population 25 years and over in Federal Dam:
For population 15 years and over in Federal Dam city:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $911 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (104.1 miles , pop. 86,918).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (164.1 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (493.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Bena, MN (2.6 miles) , Boy River, MN (2.6 miles) , Longville, MN (4.2 miles) , Remer, MN (4.4 miles ), Walker, MN (4.5 miles ), Cass Lake, MN (4.5 miles ), Zemple, MN (4.5 miles) , Deer River, MN (4.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 47.24 N, Longitude: 94.22 W
Area code: 218
Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-14.4%).
Average climate in Federal Dam, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Federal Dam-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/6/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.1 miles away from the Federal Dam city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/11/1966, a category F4 tornado 43.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cass County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Federal Dam:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 4.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Federal Dam and their reported violations in the past:SUGAR POINT RESORT (Address: 10125 Sugar Point Drive NW , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:MY BUDDY'S PLACE (Address: 12 First Avenue East , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Federal Dam that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.9%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Federal Dam compared to Minnesota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Federal Dam (based on Cass County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.81%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Federal Dam government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,381 average adjusted gross income)
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:
8.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,145 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:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1