Flensburg, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 227 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 
Males: 122  (54.1%)
Females: 105  (45.9%)
Median resident age:

48.4 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56328, 56345, 56382.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,549 (it was $34,107 in 2000)
Flensburg:

$45,549
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,214 (it was $15,652 in 2000)

Flensburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $166,707 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Flensburg:

$166,707
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $152,832; detached houses: $153,049

Median gross rent in 2019: $602.

March 2019 cost of living index in Flensburg: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.9%
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  • Races in Flensburg, MN (2019)
    • 19492.8%White alone
    • 136.2%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Asian alone

Races in Flensburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Polish (46.6%), German (28.8%), American (12.3%), Northern European (2.7%), Scandinavian (2.7%), Czechoslovakian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.93 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (very low).

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1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,080 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,533 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (32.2 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (91.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (444.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Sobieski, MN (1.9 miles),
Swanville, MN (2.4 miles ),
Little Falls, MN (2.9 miles ),
Elmdale, MN (2.9 miles),
Burtrum, MN (3.1 miles),
Randall, MN (3.1 miles ),
Upsala, MN (3.1 miles ),
Bowlus, MN (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 45.95 N, Longitude: 94.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 320

Distribution of median household income in Flensburg, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Flensburg, MN in 2019
Flensburg satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Flensburg, MN residents
Average permit cost in Flensburg, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+14.6%).
Most common industries in Flensburg, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (19.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.7%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (30.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (12.7%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (4.8%)
  • Paper (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (16.9%)
  • Public administration (11.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
Most common occupations in Flensburg, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (18.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (27.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (10.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)

Average climate in Flensburg, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Flensburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Flensburg city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/18/1997, a category F3 tornado 24.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Flensburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 44% 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 75.3 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 87.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 266.6 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 112.8 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 69.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 308.1 miles away from Flensburg 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 (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Flensburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Flensburg:

  • ST OTTOS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, MN)
  • ST CAMILLUS PLACE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, MN)
  • CENTRACARE KIDNEY PROG AT ST GABRIELS HOSP (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, MN)
  • LUTHERAN SENIOR CITIZENS HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LITTLE FALLS, MN)
  • TODD COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; LONG PRAIRIE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flensburg:

  • College of Saint Benedict (about 29 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 31 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 32 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 32 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 33 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 41 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Ridgewater College (about 62 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Flensburg include: Sacred Heart Convent (A), Sacred Heart Parish (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1), Sacred Heart Cemetery East (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Prowect Lake (A), Larson Lake (B), Kuhl Lake (C). Display/hide their locations 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
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.1%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Flensburg:

Marital status in Flensburg, MN
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Flensburg:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Flensburg, MN (based on Morrison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

8.88 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Morrison County:

6.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
State:

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

9.0%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Flensburg:

54.5%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Flensburg:

56.8%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Flensburg:

23.3
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

28.6%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

28.6%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Flensburg:

6.1
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.3%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

71.4%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

90.9%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Flensburg, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 1$3,492$41,90412$11,986
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,683
Sewerage 0$0 1$852
Totals for Government 1$3,492$41,90414$14,521

Flensburg government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $585,000 ($2577.09)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($105.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($105.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($96.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($52.86)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($52.86)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($35.24)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($30.84)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($22.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($17.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $19,000 ($83.70)
    Liquor Stores: $18,000 ($79.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $71,000 ($312.78)

Flensburg government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($48.46)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($35.24)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($8.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $12,000 ($52.86)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $376,000 ($1656.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $29,000 ($127.75)
    Other: $17,000 ($74.89)
  • Tax - Property: $37,000 ($163.00)

Flensburg government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,000 ($405.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,000 ($400.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000 ($4.41)

Flensburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,000 ($207.05)

5.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Stearns County, MN  0.93% ($45,205 average AGI)
from Benton County, MN  0.66% ($37,724)
from Crow Wing County, MN  0.46% ($39,508)


5.40% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Stearns County, MN  0.91% ($40,100 average AGI)
to Crow Wing County, MN  0.62% ($35,110)
to Benton County, MN  0.51% ($45,179)

Strongest AM radio stations in Flensburg:

  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KLIZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KEYL (1400 AM; 1 kW; LONG PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: PRAIRIE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Flensburg:

  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KFML (94.1 FM; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WYRQ-FM (92.1 FM; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: WYRQ, INC.)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KXDL (99.7 FM; BROWERVILLE, MN; Owner: PRAIRIE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KKJM (92.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: GABRIEL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, ST. CLOUD)
  • KKSR (96.7 FM; SARTELL, MN; Owner: SARTELL FM, INC.)
  • KDDG (105.5 FM; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KBKK (95.9 FM; PILLAGER, MN; Owner: DJ BROADCASTING C0RPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Flensburg:

  • 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.)
  • KAWB (Channel 22; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MN PUBLIC TELEVISION INC.)
  • K69DA (Channel 69; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Flensburg fatal accident list:

Jul 1, 2005 06:30 PM, 1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 23, 1995 00:10 AM, M15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 8, 1985 11:00 AM, 1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.3mTotal length
  • $967,000,000Total costs
  • 1,289Total average daily traffic
  • 84Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,309Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • David C Savolainen, 1.3 Mi West Of Intersection Of Cnty Hiway 1 And 145th St. On 145th St. (Lat: 45.970778 Lon: -94.545306), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: State Of Minnesota, David.Savolainen@dot.State.Mn.Us, , St. P-aul, Phone: (651) 234-7972
  • Jeffrey L Williams, 1.3 Mi West Of Intersection Of Cnty Hiway 1 And 145th St. On 145th St. (Lat: 45.970778 Lon: -94.545306), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: State Of Minnesota, David.Savolainen@dot.State.Mn.Us, , St. P-aul, Phone: (651) 234-7972

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Flensburg, 1.3 Mi West Of Intersection Of Cnty Hiway 1 And 145th St. On 145th St. (Lat: 45.970778 Lon: -94.545306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQMP913,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6545.62 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2020, Expiration Date: 10/19/2030, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh, Registrant: Minnesota Department Of Transportation, 1500 West County Road B2 Ms730, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:

Most common first names in Flensburg, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John581.4 years
Joseph475.8 years
Mary490.0 years
Anna387.4 years
Cecelia280.4 years
Michael258.5 years
Peter275.5 years
Rose278.5 years
Thomas264.5 years
Most common last names in Flensburg, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Super773.7 years
Zupko469.5 years
Lapos372.6 years
Stoltman383.3 years
Fietek378.0 years
Korll277.0 years
Kulas295.0 years
Backowski281.0 years
Peka276.0 years
Schneider286.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Flensburg, MN
  • 44.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.1%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Wood
  • 10.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Electricity
  • 1.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Flensburg, MN
  • 60.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.0%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Flensburg compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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.

Flensburg on our top lists:

  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
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