Grand Meadow, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 1,164 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +23.2%
Males: 528  (45.4%)
Females: 636  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55936.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,435 (it was $38,188 in 2000)
Grand Meadow:

$55,435
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,848 (it was $18,509 in 2000)

Grand Meadow city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $139,597 (it was $73,600 in 2000)
Grand Meadow:

$139,597
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $129,228; detached houses: $129,421; townhouses or other attached units: $118,563

Median gross rent in 2017: $706.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grand Meadow: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.4%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.5% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Grand Meadow, MN (2010)
    • 1,08495.2%White alone
    • 252.2%Hispanic
    • 161.4%Black alone
    • 70.6%Two or more races
    • 60.5%Asian alone
    • 10.09%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (26.9%), Norwegian (18.5%), American (15.8%), French (10.7%), Somali (9.0%), Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1341 feet

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 1,812 people per square mile   (low).

Grand Meadow, Minnesota map

15 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,665 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,722 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (22.6 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (90.4 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (279.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Racine, MN (2.6 miles ),
Dexter, MN (2.6 miles ),
Elkton, MN (2.7 miles),
Spring Valley, MN (3.0 miles ),
Ostrander, MN (3.1 miles ),
Taopi, MN (3.3 miles),
Stewartville, MN (3.4 miles ),
Adams, MN (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 43.71 N, Longitude: 92.57 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Grand Meadow, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Grand Meadow, MN in 2017

Grand Meadow satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $325,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Grand Meadow, MN residents
Average permit cost in Grand Meadow, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Grand Meadow, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (22.1%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Food (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (38.0%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Grand Meadow, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)

Average climate in Grand Meadow, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Grand Meadow, Minnesota average temperatures Grand Meadow, Minnesota average precipitation Grand Meadow, Minnesota humidity Grand Meadow, Minnesota wind speed Grand Meadow, Minnesota snowfall Grand Meadow, Minnesota sunshine Grand Meadow, Minnesota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.1. This is about average.

City:

68.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.752. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.752
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.71
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Grand Meadow-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Grand Meadow city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grand Meadow-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 86% 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 218.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 437.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 243.0 miles away from Grand Meadow center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.1 miles away from Grand Meadow center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 416.4 miles away from Grand Meadow center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 342.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mower County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grand Meadow topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Grand Meadow:

  • MEADOW MANOR (210 EAST GRAND AVENUE, PO BOX 365)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Grand Meadow:

  • SPRING VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, MN)
  • OSTRANDER CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OSTRANDER, MN)
  • ADAMS GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ADAMS, MN)
  • ADAMS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ADAMS, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Meadow:

  • Riverland Community College (about 22 miles; Austin, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,321)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 23 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)
  • Luther College (about 48 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 48 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 50 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 52 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Winona State University (about 52 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)

Public high school in Grand Meadow:

Public elementary/middle schools in Grand Meadow:

See full list of schools located in Grand Meadow

Library in Grand Meadow:

  • GRAND MEADOW PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $62,605; Location: 125 GRAND AVE E; 14,753 books; 15,187 e-books; 831 audio materials; 1,803 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Grand Meadow: Grand Meadow Fire and Rescue (A), Grand Meadow City Hall (B), Grand Meadow Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Mower County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

GRAND MEADOW (Population served: 1,139, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-28-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-28-2014), St Public Notif received (2 times from FEB-06-2014 to FEB-07-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.2%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

36 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
40 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Grand Meadow (2011 data):

  • First Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Grand Meadow: First Farmers & Merchants State Bank at 105 North Main Street, branch established on 1938/04/09. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $41.0 mil, Deposits: $34.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: 215 Holding Co.

For population 15 years and over in Grand Meadow:

Marital status in Grand Meadow, MN
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Grand Meadow:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Grand Meadow
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grand Meadow, MN (based on Mower County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant12,69730
Catholic9,39910
Evangelical Protestant3,57226
Other3162
None13,179-
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: 12
This county:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Mower County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Here:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
This county:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Mower County:

26.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Grand Meadow:

63.9%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

68.2%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Grand Meadow:

26.6
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grand Meadow:

17.8%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.1%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Grand Meadow:

7.4
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Grand Meadow:

32.9%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Grand Meadow:

69.3%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

84.1%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grand Meadow, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$4,895$29,3700$0
Sewerage 2$4,895$29,3700$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,895$29,3700$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,895$29,3700$0
Financial Administration 1$3,315$39,7800$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,322$51,8642$1,479
Local Libraries 1$2,211$26,5322$753
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 3$1,464
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 11$29,428$32,1037$3,696

Grand Meadow government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $278,000 ($238.83)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $213,000 ($182.99)
    Police Protection: $112,000 ($96.22)
    Health - Other: $110,000 ($94.50)
    Financial Administration: $86,000 ($73.88)
    Regular Highways: $86,000 ($73.88)
    General - Other: $82,000 ($70.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $75,000 ($64.43)
    Libraries: $52,000 ($44.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($27.49)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($9.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($0.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.86)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $340,000 ($292.10)
    Benefit Payments: $17,000 ($14.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $94,000 ($80.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $132,000 ($113.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($24.05)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($15.46)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($7.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($4.30)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($1.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $269,000 ($231.10)

Grand Meadow government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $153,000 ($131.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.44)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $33,000 ($28.35)
    From Other Governments: $13,000 ($11.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $22,000 ($18.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $108,000 ($92.78)
    General Revenue - Other: $51,000 ($43.81)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($5.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($2.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $233,000 ($200.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $292,000 ($250.86)
    Other: $20,000 ($17.18)
  • Tax - Property: $334,000 ($286.94)
    Other License: $5,000 ($4.30)
    Amusements Sales: $1,000 ($0.86)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($0.86)

Grand Meadow government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,328,000 ($2859.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,588,000 ($2223.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $943,000 ($810.14)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $203,000 ($174.40)

Grand Meadow government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $105,000 ($90.21)

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
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 Olmsted County, MN  0.91% ($43,447 average AGI)
from Freeborn County, MN  0.49% ($38,156)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.33% ($31,961)


5.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,245 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Olmsted County, MN  0.96% ($46,353 average AGI)
to Freeborn County, MN  0.51% ($43,725)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.38% ($36,068)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Meadow:

  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFIL (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PRESTON, MN; Owner: KFIL, INC.)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Meadow:

  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • KYBA (105.3 FM; STEWARTVILLE, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFIL-FM (103.1 FM; PRESTON, MN; Owner: KFIL, INC.)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • KFSI (92.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • K252DM (98.3 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: AUSTIN CHRISTIAN RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Meadow:

  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • K52HH (Channel 52; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Grand Meadow fatal accident list:

May 13, 2001 02:10 AM, Sr-16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 161ft / 49.2mTotal length
  • $84,001,000Total costs
  • 11,304Total average daily traffic
  • 1,005Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,247Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Grand Meadow, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 91970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Grand Meadow, MN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Grand Meadow)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 8.14 Km Sse (Lat: 43.642750 Lon: -92.526556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 341 m, Overall height: 350 m, Call Sign: WPQE552,
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.010 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2000, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Ralph M Oakley, Registrant: Brooks, Pierce, Et. Al., 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1700, Raleigh, NC 27601, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 4 Blks S Of Int Of Grand Ave & Main St (Lat: 43.701917 Lon: -92.572111), Call Sign: KDU888, Licensee ID: L00121462,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.265 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/1996, Expiration Date: 03/18/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2001, Registrant: Gerald L Denisen, Grand Meadow, MN 55936, Phone: (507) 754-5165
  • Lat: 43.642833 Lon: -92.526472, Call Sign: KDG651,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.862 MHz, 456.862 MHz, 451.962 MHz, Grant Date: 05/25/2013, Expiration Date: 05/28/2023, Certifier: Tracy Clement, Registrant: Whitewater Wireless, Inc., 52 Western Avenue, S.W., Faribault, MN 55021, Phone: (507) 334-6481, Fax: (507) 334-0229, Email:
  • Hwy 16 1 Mi E Then 1/2 Mi N W Side Road (Lat: 43.719417 Lon: -92.550444), Call Sign: KNEY291, Licensee ID: L00045321,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.125 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2003, Expiration Date: 02/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Registrant: Lanny T Jacobson, Rr 1 Box 16, Grand Meadow, MN 55936
  • 26193 770th Avenue (Lat: 43.734139 Lon: -92.504583), Type: Silo, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WRT797,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.850 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2015, Expiration Date: 02/26/2025, Registrant: Whitewater Wireless, Inc., 1929 2nd Street, S.W., Rochester, MN 55901, Phone: (507) 281-1917, Fax: (507) 281-3341, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, 301 Nw Third St (Lat: 43.707167 Lon: -92.572111), Overall height: 64 m, Call Sign: WNTU708,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/1994, Expiration Date: 12/05/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/11/2000, Phone: (507) 433-0678
  • KSMQ DTV Tower, Five Mi Sse (Lat: 43.642778 Lon: -92.526667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 341 m, Overall height: 350 m, Call Sign: WPXM446, Licensee ID: L00003232,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2003, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Dr. James A Hess, Registrant: Ksmq Public Service Media, Inc.
  • KSMQ DTV Tower, Five Mi Sse (Lat: 43.642778 Lon: -92.526667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 341 m, Overall height: 350 m, Call Sign: WPXU408,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7000.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/2003, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Dr. James A Hess, Registrant: Schwartz, Woods & Miller, 1233 20th Street, Nw, Suite 610, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 833-1700, Fax: (202) 833-2351, Email:
  • Grandmeadow, Five Mi Sse (Lat: 43.642778 Lon: -92.526667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 341 m, Overall height: 350 m, Call Sign: WQAF486,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6912.50 MHz, Grant Date: 05/20/2004, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Dr. James Hess, Registrant: Schwartz, Woods & Miller, 1233 20th Street, Nw, Suite 610, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 833-1700, Fax: (202) 833-2351, Email:
  • Durst, 74947 Mn-16, Grand Meadow, Mn 55936 (Lat: 43.709944 Lon: -92.551028), Type: Silo, Structure height: 35 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQXH645,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz... (+38 more), Grant Date: 03/08/2016, Expiration Date: 03/08/2026, Certifier: Corey Hauer, Registrant: Ltd Broadband LLC, 69 Teahouse Street, Las Vegas, NV 89138, Phone: (507) 318-0143, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD0YVY, Licensee ID: L01838541, Grant Date: 01/28/2014, Expiration Date: 01/28/2024, Certifier: Peter M Gronvold, Registrant: Peter M Gronvold, 308 2nd St Ne, Grand Meadow, MN 55936
  • Call Sign: KE0IHP, Licensee ID: L02012102, Grant Date: 03/23/2016, Expiration Date: 03/23/2026, Certifier: Michael D Swoboda, Registrant: Michael D Swoboda, 30459 728th Ave, Grand Meadow, MN 55936

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: TEXTRON AVIATION INC 525B (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ44-3A (2820 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 189VT , Serial Number: 525B0548, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 08/07/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Valley Transportation Service Inc, 73137 State Highway 16, Grand Meadow, MN 55936
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-236 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4366K , Serial Number: 28-8411025, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 04/14/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Dominic F Stier, 72872 240th St, Grand Meadow, MN 55936
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 66MM , Serial Number: 17266632, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Midwest Liquidation LLC, 73137 State Highway 16 West, Grand Meadow, MN 55936

Most common first names in Grand Meadow, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1382.9 years
Charles1177.8 years
William1182.8 years
Kenneth1076.4 years
Clarence1083.4 years
Anna991.6 years
George877.0 years
Helen887.5 years
Robert869.5 years
Elmer877.6 years
Most common last names in Grand Meadow, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson1487.6 years
Nelson1184.3 years
Jacobson1182.3 years
Simonson1070.8 years
Johnson984.5 years
Sween986.4 years
Skaran980.6 years
Miller879.1 years
Jensen784.9 years
Sievertsen778.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grand Meadow, MN
  • 89.4%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grand Meadow, MN
  • 52.4%Utility gas
  • 29.8%Electricity
  • 17.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Grand Meadow compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Grand Meadow on our top lists:

  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Africa (population 500+)"
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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  • Harvey Eugene Flowers (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.