Foley, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 2,673 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.1%
Males: 1,317  (49.3%)
Females: 1,356  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

32.7 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56329.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,112 (it was $38,393 in 2000)
Foley:

$62,112
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,490 (it was $17,168 in 2000)

Foley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $168,580 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Foley:

$168,580
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $154,763; detached houses: $159,548; townhouses or other attached units: $109,885; mobile homes: $69,370

Median gross rent in 2019: $626.

March 2019 cost of living index in Foley: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.2%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Foley, MN (2019)
    • 2,48192.5%White alone
    • 662.5%Hispanic
    • 521.9%Two or more races
    • 301.1%Black alone
    • 291.1%Asian alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone

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

Crime rates in Foley by year

Type

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(75.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(75.3)
4
(151.8)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(37.7)
7
(265.7)
9
(337.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(414.2)
47
(1,784)
27
(1,011)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(75.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index94.5126.464.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Foley, MN

Crime rate in Foley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (30.6%), Polish (21.0%), Norwegian (8.2%), English (4.7%), European (4.5%), American (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,425 people per square mile   (low).

Foley, Minnesota map

54 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.3% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).

This city:

2.0%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,503 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,102 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (14.7 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (57.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (408.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ronneby, MN (1.6 miles),
Gilman, MN (2.3 miles ),
Foreston, MN (3.3 miles ),
Pease, MN (3.6 miles),
Sauk Rapids, MN (3.6 miles ),
Milaca, MN (3.8 miles ),
St. Cloud, MN (3.8 miles ),
Sartell, MN (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 45.66 N, Longitude: 93.91 W

Area code: 320

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2001: 58 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $113,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $191,200
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2018: 11 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $154,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Foley, MN residents
Average permit cost in Foley, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +288 (+15.4%).
Most common industries in Foley, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.2%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Foley, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Carpenters (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)

Average climate in Foley, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Foley, Minnesota average temperatures Foley, Minnesota average precipitation Foley, Minnesota humidity Foley, Minnesota wind speed Foley, Minnesota snowfall Foley, Minnesota sunshine Foley, Minnesota clear and cloudy days

Foley, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.2. This is about average.

City:

64.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.54. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.54
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Foley-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.9 miles away from the Foley city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Foley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 50% 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 103.0 miles away from Foley center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 115.1 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 287.2 miles away from Foley 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 142.8 miles away from Foley center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 137.6 miles away from Foley center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Benton County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Foley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Foley:

  • HERITAGE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (152 NORMAN AVENUE SOUTH)
  • FOLEY NURSING CENTER (253 PINE STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Foley:

  • LAKEVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CLEAR LAKE, MN)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HLTH C AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SAINT CLOUD, MN)
  • OPPORTUNITY MANOR II (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SAINT CLOUD, MN)
  • ST BENEDICTS SENIOR COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAINT CLOUD, MN)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAUK RAPIDS, MN)
  • COUNTRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SARTELL, MN)
  • ST CLOUD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SAINT CLOUD, MN)

Amtrak station near Foley:

  • 14 miles: ST. CLOUD (555 E. ST. GERMAIN ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Foley:

  • Saint Cloud State University (about 15 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; Full-time enrollment: 12,822)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 15 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 17 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 22 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 44 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 47 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 47 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)

Public high school in Foley:

Public elementary/middle schools in Foley:

Private elementary/middle school in Foley:

  • ST JOHNS AREA SCHOOL (Students: 119, Location: 215 7TH AVE, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Foley

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • New Intermediate School now located at 840 Norman Ave., Foley, MN

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Foley: Stone Creek Golf Club (A), Benton County Courthouse (B), Benton County Sheriffs Office (C), Foley City Hall (D), Foley Community Library (E), Foley Police Department (F), Foley Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Foley include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (B), Gustavus Adolphus Lutheran Church (C), Saint John's Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Foley: Benton County Takes Shape Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Courts: Benton County Courthouse - Sheriff- Jail (581 Highway 23), Benton County Courthouse - Treasurer-Auditor (531 Dewey Street), Benton County - Coordinator (531 Dewey Street), Benton County Courthouse - Veterans Service (531 Dewey Street), Benton County Of (531 Dewey Street), Benton County Courthouse - Auditor-Treasurer (531 Dewey Street), University Of Minnesota Extension Service - Benton County- Courthouse (531 Dewey Street), Benton (531 Dewey Street), Benton County Courthouse - Public Works-Highway (321 6 Avenue).

Benton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Foley and their reported violations in the past:

FOLEY (Population served: 2,636, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-07-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-07-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (DEC-03-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-03-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
58 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
121 people in nursing homes in 2000
70 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Foley (2011 data):

  • Frandsen Bank & Trust: Foley Drive-Thu Branch at 341 Fourth Avenue, branch established on 2008/06/30; Foley Branch at 341 Fourth Avenue, branch established on 1903/05/03. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $1,439.6 mil, Deposits: $1,194.5 mil, headquarters in Lonsdale, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Frandsen Financial Corporation
  • Falcon National Bank: at 183 Cedar Drive, branch established on 2003/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $127.2 mil, Deposits: $114.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Centra Ventures, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Foley:

Marital status in Foley, MN
  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

For population 25 years and over in Foley:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Foley
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Foley, MN (based on Benton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,5398
Evangelical Protestant4,57020
Mainline Protestant4,4529
Other6-
None18,884-
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: 5
This county:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Benton County:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

4.56 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.2%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Foley:

47.8%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.2%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Foley:

28.1
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.5%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.1%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

54.1%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Foley:

77.2%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Foley, 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
Financial Administration 3$14,242$56,9680$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$9,234$55,4044$5,401
Sewerage 1$6,284$75,4080$0
Water Supply 1$6,284$75,4080$0
Streets and Highways 1$6,284$75,4080$0
Firefighters 0$0 20$7,184
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,002
Totals for Government 8$42,328$63,49229$13,587

Foley government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $79,000 ($29.55)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $497,000 ($185.93)
    Sewerage: $357,000 ($133.56)
    Police Protection: $335,000 ($125.33)
    Regular Highways: $289,000 ($108.12)
    Water Utilities: $271,000 ($101.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $221,000 ($82.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $123,000 ($46.02)
    Financial Administration: $115,000 ($43.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($3.74)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($3.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($41.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $85,000 ($31.80)
    Water Utilities: $47,000 ($17.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($11.97)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($8.60)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($2.99)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.12)

Foley government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $550,000 ($205.76)
    Other: $206,000 ($77.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($17.96)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $162,000 ($60.61)
    Highways: $6,000 ($2.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $116,000 ($43.40)
    General Revenue - Other: $76,000 ($28.43)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($5.99)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($4.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $546,000 ($204.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $745,000 ($278.71)
    Other: $87,000 ($32.55)
    Highways: $21,000 ($7.86)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($1.12)
  • Tax - Property: $952,000 ($356.15)
    Other License: $71,000 ($26.56)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($4.12)

Foley government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,690,000 ($1754.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,310,000 ($1612.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $380,000 ($142.16)

Foley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,100,000 ($1159.75)

10.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,162 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.85%
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  5.53% ($40,572 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.86% ($38,036)
from Morrison County, MN  0.42% ($45,179)


11.31% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,282 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.31%
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  5.19% ($38,687 average AGI)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.93% ($46,376)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.63% ($44,584)

Businesses in Foley, MN

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • McDonald's: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Foley:

  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • 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.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KXSS (1390 AM; 3 kW; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • WJON (1240 AM; 1 kW; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KNSI (1450 AM; 1 kW; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Foley:

  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KKSR (96.7 FM; SARTELL, MN; Owner: SARTELL FM, INC.)
  • KCML (99.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES INC)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KLZZ (103.7 FM; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KVSC (88.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHMH-FM (101.7 FM; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKJM (92.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: GABRIEL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, ST. CLOUD)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KCFB (91.5 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC)
  • KMXK (94.9 FM; COLD SPRING, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KZPK (98.9 FM; PAYNESVILLE, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Foley:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCMN-LP (Channel 13; ST. CLOUD-SARTELL, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • K19BG (Channel 19; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Foley fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Foley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.1mTotal length
  • 7,692Total average daily traffic
  • 190Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,714Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic
New bridges in Foley, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 41970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Foley, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Foley)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • GRANITE LEDGE, 14975 130th St Ne (Lat: 45.757889 Lon: -93.855417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 43 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: KNGA886,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.165 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2012, Expiration Date: 01/21/2022, Registrant: Granite Electronics Inc., 535 N 31 Ave, St Cloud, MN 56303, Phone: (320) 252-1887, Fax: (320) 259-5997, Email:
  • 321 4th Ave N (Lat: 45.665806 Lon: -93.912750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: WPMD214,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.062 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2013, Expiration Date: 06/05/2023, Certifier: Jack F Moshier, Registrant: City Of Foley, 251 4th Ave N, Foley, MN 56329-0709, Phone: (320) 968-4082, Fax: (320) 968-6325
  • Lat: 45.661639 Lon: -93.922472, Call Sign: WNKP950,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 452.412 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2015, Expiration Date: 11/28/2025, Registrant: Brandon Communications, 800 Central Avenue N, Brandon, MN 56315, Phone: (320) 524-2283, Email:
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 45.778861 Lon: -93.991306, Call Sign: KNFU345,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.505 MHz, 161.385 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2023, Certifier: Robert C Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8926, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 45.661667 Lon: -93.926944, Call Sign: WQMP908,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.612 MHz, 467.062 MHz, 466.662 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/2020, Expiration Date: 10/19/2030, Certifier: Melissa Gotvald, Registrant: Kent Precision Foods Group, 347 Glen St, Foley, MN 56329, Phone: (320) 968-4868, Email:
  • NORTH BENTON MW SITE, 8320 Pine Road Ne (Lat: 45.778861 Lon: -93.991306), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQWR917,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2015, Expiration Date: 11/03/2025, Certifier: Dave Ayers, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8926, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 4980 420th Ave Ne (Lat: 45.623722 Lon: -93.783333), Call Sign: WQZU697,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2017, Expiration Date: 08/08/2027, Certifier: Katie Novak, Registrant: Granite Electronics, Inc., 535 31st Ave N, St Cloud, MN 56303, Phone: (320) 252-1887, Fax: (320) 259-5997, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Foley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Foley)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 48. The highest number of fire incidents - 65 took place in 2006, and the least - 23 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Foley, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.9%), and Structure Fires (36.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Foley, MN
    • 40349.9%Outside Fires
    • 29636.6%Structure Fires
    • 10312.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 60.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Foley, MN
Most common first names in Foley, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6380.5 years
Mary4584.1 years
Frank3781.4 years
Joseph3379.4 years
Edward3278.7 years
William3177.1 years
Henry2977.8 years
George2381.7 years
Rose2281.7 years
Anna2182.0 years
Most common last names in Foley, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2878.3 years
Anderson2177.1 years
Latterell1780.1 years
Chmielewski1577.6 years
Jenson1578.0 years
Helmin1578.7 years
Brenny1366.2 years
Lewandowski1278.8 years
Novak1279.9 years
Larson1176.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Foley, MN
  • 79.8%Utility gas
  • 19.3%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Foley, MN
  • 48.5%Electricity
  • 40.1%Utility gas
  • 9.4%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Foley compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Foley on our top lists:

  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Hungary (population 500+)"
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