Granite Falls, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 2,806 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.6%
 
Males: 1,324  (47.2%)
Females: 1,482  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  43.9 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56241.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,064 (it was $32,031 in 2000)
Granite Falls:

$50,064
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,977 (it was $18,356 in 2000)

Granite Falls city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,354 (it was $63,800 in 2000)
Granite Falls:

$100,354
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $699.

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  • Races in Granite Falls, MN (2013)

    Granite Falls races chart
    • 2,51390.2%White alone
    • 1525.5%Two or more races
    • 501.8%American Indian alone
    • 501.8%Hispanic
    • 120.4%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Granite Falls: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (30.5%), German (28.8%), Irish (5.1%), Swedish (4.6%), United States (4.3%), English (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 920 feet

Land area: 3.45 square miles.

Population density: 814 people per square mile   (low).

Granite Falls,MN real estate house value index trend

Granite Falls, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Granite Falls:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Granite Falls city:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

21 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,388 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,205 (1.3%)

Granite Falls satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (84.4 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (112.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (445.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Maynard, MN (2.8 miles ), Hanley Falls, MN (3.0 miles ), Hazel Run, MN (3.1 miles) , Sacred Heart, MN (3.1 miles ), Wood Lake, MN (3.3 miles ), Clarkfield, MN (3.6 miles ), Montevideo, MN (3.6 miles ), Clara City, MN (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $226,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.81 N, Longitude: 95.54 W

Area code: 320

Granite Falls household income distribution Granite Falls home values distribution

Crime rates in Granite Falls by Year
Type 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000000002
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.071.7
Rapes 110N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
per 100,000 31.933.20.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A35.8
Robberies 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 64252437552
per 100,000 191.5132.666.2166.267.5139.4104.0245.0171.3173.571.7
Burglaries 14912733441155
per 100,000 446.9298.4397.1232.7101.3104.6138.6140.0376.8173.5179.2
Thefts 7334201823332621432828
per 100,000 2,330.01,127.3661.8598.4776.81,150.2901.2735.01,473.1971.51,003.6
Auto thefts 107232511023
per 100,000 319.2232.166.299.767.5174.334.735.00.069.4107.5
Arson 01000000000
per 100,000 0.033.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.0) 213.4137.372.681.356.994.969.290.8119.391.1247.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Granite Falls detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Minnesota average:

1.64
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-2.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Granite Falls, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Granite Falls-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Granite Falls city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.4 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Granite Falls-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 85% 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 64.1 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 70.0 miles away from Granite Falls center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 195.1 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 93.3 miles away from the city 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 219.0 miles away from Granite Falls center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 161.1 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 Yellow Medicine County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Granite Falls topographic map

Birthplace of: Frances O'Connor (performer) - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Granite Falls:

  • GRANITE FALLS MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 345 10TH AVE)
  • MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL AND GRANITE MANOR (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 345 TENTH AVENUE)
  • GRANITE FALLS MUN HOSP HHA (345 TENTH AVENUE)
  • MUNICIPAL HOSP AND GRANITE MANOR (345 TENTH AVENUE)

Airports located in Granite Falls:

College/University in Granite Falls:

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (Full-time enrollment: 2,225; Location: 1593 11th Ave; Public; Website: www.mnwest.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Granite Falls:

  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 27 miles; Marshall, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,711)
  • Ridgewater College (about 33 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • South Dakota State University (about 70 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 74 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 79 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 84 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 85 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)

Public high schools in Granite Falls:

Public elementary/middle schools in Granite Falls:

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Notable locations in Granite Falls: Granite Falls (A), Yellow Medicine County Courthouse (B), Yellow Medicine County Sheriffs Department (C), Yellow Medicine County Museum (D), Granite Falls Public Library (E), Granite Falls Police Department (F), Granite Falls City Hall (G), Granite Falls Fire Department (H), Yellow Medicine County Courthouse (I), Yellow Medicine County Sheriffs Department (J), Yellow Medicine County Museum (K), Granite Falls Public Library (L), Granite Falls Police Department (M), Granite Falls City Hall (N), Granite Falls Fire Department (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Granite Falls include: Saint Andrew Catholic Church (A), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (B), Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), United Church of Christ (E), Open Door Baptist Church (F), Granite Falls Lutheran Church (G), Saint Andrew Catholic Church (H), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Granite Falls include: Sorlien Park (1), Memorial Park (2), Granite Falls Overlook (3), Sorlien Park (4), Memorial Park (5), Granite Falls Overlook (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Dakotah Trails Lodging (149 Highway 212 East), Super 8 Granite Falls MN (845 West Highway 212).

Yellow Medicine 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 Granite Falls that have no violations reported:

  • GRANITE FALLS (Address: 641 Prentice , Population served: 2,897, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.1%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 24.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.3%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Granite Falls in 2010:

  • 50 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
59 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Granite Falls, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Granite Falls compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Granite Falls (2011 data):

  • Citizens Alliance Bank: Granite Falls Branch at 860 Highway 212 West, branch established on 1887/12/27. Info updated 2011/11/23: Bank assets: $429.2 mil, Deposits: $360.6 mil, headquarters in Clara City, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Forstrom Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Granite Falls Bank: at 702 Prentice Street, branch established on 1878/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $193.6 mil, Deposits: $163.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Minnesota average:

10.7

Granite Falls travel time to work - commute Granite Falls mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Granite Falls city (based on Yellow Medicine County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,64716
Catholic2,2743
Evangelical Protestant1,80615
None711-
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: 4
Yellow Medicine County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yellow Medicine County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Yellow Medicine County:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Yellow Medicine County:

27.0%
Minnesota:

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

13.3%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,125$44,5000$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,432$74,5927$1,478
Police Protection - Officers 4$20,933$62,7994$3,935
Police - Other 0$0 1$2,112
Firefighters 0$0 5$416
Streets and Highways 6$23,665$47,3300$0
Sewerage 2$8,291$49,7461$543
Parks and Recreation 3$9,467$37,86822$5,458
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,827$57,9240$0
Water Supply 4$17,960$53,8800$0
Electric Power 4$18,939$56,8170$0
Transit 1$4,005$48,0604$2,270
Other and Unallocable 2$8,130$48,7804$3,968
Totals for Government 32$139,774$52,41548$20,180

Granite Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $541,000 ($192.80)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $14,442,000 ($5146.83)
    Electric Utilities: $2,650,000 ($944.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,860,000 ($662.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,295,000 ($461.51)
    Liquor Stores: $814,000 ($290.09)
    General - Other: $560,000 ($199.57)
    Water Utilities: $529,000 ($188.52)
    Sewerage: $365,000 ($130.08)
    Police Protection: $344,000 ($122.59)
    Regular Highways: $335,000 ($119.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $165,000 ($58.80)
    Financial Administration: $154,000 ($54.88)
    Transit Utilities: $97,000 ($34.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $92,000 ($32.79)
    Libraries: $66,000 ($23.52)
    Central Staff Services: $42,000 ($14.97)
    Air Transportation: $35,000 ($12.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $548,000 ($195.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $885,000 ($315.40)
    General - Other: $413,000 ($147.18)
    Electric Utilities: $220,000 ($78.40)
    Air Transportation: $156,000 ($55.60)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($19.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($15.32)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($12.47)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($7.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($4.63)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,851,000 ($2085.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($5.70)

Granite Falls government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $14,686,000 ($5233.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $589,000 ($209.91)
    Sewerage: $315,000 ($112.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $205,000 ($73.06)
    All Other: $89,000 ($31.72)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($3.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $14,000 ($4.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($0.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $902,000 ($321.45)
    General Revenue, NEC: $586,000 ($208.84)
    Special Assessments: $117,000 ($41.70)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,627,000 ($936.21)
    Liquor Stores: $771,000 ($274.77)
    Water Utilities: $416,000 ($148.25)
    Transit Utilities: $24,000 ($8.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,918,000 ($683.54)
    General Local Government Support: $698,000 ($248.75)
  • Tax - Property: $850,000 ($302.92)
    Public Utilities Sales: $86,000 ($30.65)
    NEC: $25,000 ($8.91)
    Other Selective Sales: $21,000 ($7.48)

Granite Falls government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,237,000 ($4717.39)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,165,000 ($4691.73)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,385,000 ($849.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,313,000 ($824.31)

Granite Falls government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $310,000 ($110.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,531,000 ($7673.20)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $700,000 ($249.47)

4.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Lyon County, MN  0.88% ($31,108 average AGI)
from Chippewa County, MN  0.36% ($20,733)
from Renville County, MN  0.33% ($58,929)


6.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
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 Lyon County, MN  1.00% ($32,558 average AGI)
to Chippewa County, MN  0.77% ($25,697)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.30% ($32,077)

Strongest AM radio stations in Granite Falls:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KDMA (1460 AM; 1 kW; MONTEVIDEO, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KMHL (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: K M H L BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLGR (1490 AM; 1 kW; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Granite Falls:

  • KKRC (93.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMGM (105.5 FM; MONTEVIDEO, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KOLV (100.1 FM; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: BOLD RADIO, INC.)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDJS-FM (95.3 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBPG (89.5 FM; MONTEVIDEO, MN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Granite Falls:

  • K18DI (Channel 18; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K24CS (Channel 24; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K26DG (Channel 26; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K32DR (Channel 32; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K47EA (Channel 47; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K63AU (Channel 63; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K65BA (Channel 65; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K67AN (Channel 67; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K69DP (Channel 69; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K16CP (Channel 16; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K22DO (Channel 22; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K35DK (Channel 35; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K45DJ (Channel 45; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K61AU (Channel 61; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K59BE (Channel 59; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KRWF (Channel 43; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
Granite Falls fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Granite Falls fatal accident list:

Mar 30, 2006 07:16 PM, Us-212, Jefferson St., Lat: 44.80595, Lon: -95.53598, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 24m79ftTotal length
  • 20,044Total average daily traffic
  • 2,169Total average daily truck traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Granite Falls

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Granite Falls, MN
Most common first names in Granite Falls, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3078.2 years
Henry2483.2 years
Anna2387.3 years
Mary2078.4 years
William1879.9 years
Robert1768.4 years
Mabel1783.9 years
Hazel1778.9 years
Carl1684.6 years
Helen1584.7 years
Most common last names in Granite Falls, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5177.8 years
Olson4379.7 years
Anderson4379.3 years
Peterson2977.0 years
Hanson2077.0 years
Knutson1979.4 years
Nelson1779.4 years
Holien1483.2 years
Thompson1483.3 years
Sandberg1478.6 years
Businesses in Granite Falls, MN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Hardee's1True Value2
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1
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