Flensburg, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 228 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.6%
 
Males: 103  (45.2%)
Females: 125  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  33.7 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 56328, 56345, 56382.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,587 (it was $34,107 in 2000)
Flensburg:

$50,587
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,848 (it was $15,652 in 2000)

Flensburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $155,504 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Flensburg:

$155,504
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $192,403; Detached houses: $192,036

Median gross rent in 2016: $705.

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  • Races in Flensburg, MN (2010)

    Flensburg races chart
    • 21997.3%White alone
    • 41.8%Two or more races
    • 10.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Flensburg: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (30.4%), American (29.5%), Polish (25.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.93 square miles.

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

Flensburg,MN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Flensburg:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Flensburg city:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Minnesota:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,005 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,359 (1.2%)

Flensburg satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.95 N, Longitude: 94.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 320

Flensburg household income distribution Flensburg home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+14.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Flensburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 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 75.3 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 Flensburg 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 Flensburg 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 308.1 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 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)

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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

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.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.3%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.7
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Flensburg 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Flensburg:

57.7%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Flensburg:

49.9%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Flensburg:

25.0
Minnesota:

28.5

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

18.1%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Flensburg:

49.6%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.5%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Flensburg, MN Residents
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 0$0 1$708
Sewerage 0$0 1$359
Other and Unallocable 1$2,657$31,88410$5,048
Totals for Government 1$2,657$31,88412$6,115

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

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $169,000 ($741.23)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($74.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($52.63)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($30.70)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($26.32)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($13.16)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.39)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($4.39)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $27,000 ($118.42)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $16,000 ($70.18)
    Benefit Payments: $9,000 ($39.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($8.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $22,000 ($96.49)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($26.32)
    Liquor Stores: $3,000 ($13.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $102,000 ($447.37)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($61.40)
    All Other: $9,000 ($39.47)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($26.32)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($17.54)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $6,000 ($26.32)
    Interest Revenue: $2,000 ($8.77)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,000 ($4.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($17.54)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($8.77)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($4.39)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $165,000 ($723.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($65.79)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($39.47)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $45,000 ($197.37)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $71,000 ($311.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $112,000 ($491.23)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($17.54)

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 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, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 23, 1995 00:10 AM, M15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 8, 1985 11:00 AM, 1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

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: 6512347972, David.Savolainen@dot.State.Mn.Us, 395 JOHN IRELAND BLVD., MS730, Phone: (Sav) ola-inen
  • 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: 6512347972, David.Savolainen@dot.State.Mn.Us, 395 JOHN IRELAND BLVD., MS730, Phone: (Sav) ola-inen

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 MHzGrant Date: 10/19/2010, Expiration Date: 10/19/2020, Certifier: Thomas E WalshRegistrant: 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Flensburg compared to Minnesota 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age above 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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