For population 25 years and over in Fisher:
For population 15 years and over in Fisher city:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,859 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (64.2 miles , pop. 90,599).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (258.5 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (607.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Crookston, MN (3.0 miles ), Climax, MN (3.6 miles ), East Grand Forks, MN (3.7 miles ), Grand Forks, ND (3.8 miles ), Thompson, ND (3.8 miles ), Reynolds, ND (4.1 miles ), Nielsville, MN (4.3 miles) , Buxton, ND (4.4 miles ).
Latitude: 47.80 N, Longitude: 96.80 W
Area code: 218
Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-0.9%).
Work and jobs in Fisher: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fisher, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fisher-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.1 miles away from the Fisher city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.
On 8/11/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Polk County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Local government website: www.fishermn.com
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Fisher that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.5%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.6% for Black residents, 5.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Fisher (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Fisher city (based on Polk County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.32%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
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Fisher government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Fisher government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,008 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:
7.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,344 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 Antenna Towers:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fisher)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fisher, MN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fisher)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
State forum archive:
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.