Hanska, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 389 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 
Males: 197  (50.7%)
Females: 192  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56041.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,879 (it was $40,114 in 2000)
Hanska:

$46,879
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,150 (it was $16,803 in 2000)

Hanska city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,384 (it was $57,200 in 2000)
Hanska:

$66,384
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $88,029; Detached houses: $92,343; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,569; Mobile homes: $51,999

Median gross rent in 2012: $775.

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Hanska races chart
  • White alone - 398 (99.0%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hanska: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.3%), Norwegian (31.1%), United States (3.9%), English (3.5%), Swedish (3.3%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,630 people per square mile   (low).

Hanska,MN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Hanska:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hanska city:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $841 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (0.8%)

Hanska satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (70.5 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (82.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (379.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Searles, MN (2.5 miles) , La Salle, MN (2.6 miles) , Madelia, MN (2.8 miles ), Courtland, MN (3.3 miles ), New Ulm, MN (3.4 miles ), St. James, MN (3.7 miles ), Lake Crystal, MN (3.8 miles ), Sleepy Eye, MN (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $108,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $161,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.15 N, Longitude: 94.49 W

Area code: 507

Hanska household income distribution Hanska home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)

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

Average climate in Hanska, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hanska-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 40% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Hanska city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

On 8/24/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 37 people and caused $24 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hanska-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 81% 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 129.5 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 137.4 miles away from Hanska center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 243.8 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 240.7 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 162.1 miles away from Hanska 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 199.5 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 Brown County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hanska topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hanska:

  • MADELIA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MADELIA, MN)
  • LUTHER MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MADELIA, MN)
  • REM HEARTLAND INC MADELIA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MADELIA, MN)
  • BROWN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; NEW ULM, MN)
  • IMMANUEL ST JOSEPHS - NEW ULM (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; NEW ULM, MN)
  • MBW ON CENTER (Hospital, about 12 miles away; NEW ULM, MN)
  • SLEEPY EYE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SLEEPY EYE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hanska:

  • South Central College (about 23 miles; North Mankato, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 25 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 29 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 55 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 67 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • St Olaf College (about 69 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 70 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)

Library in Hanska:

  • HANSKA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,050; Location: 201 WEST 2ND STREET; 6,040 books; 15,187 e-books; 15 audio materials; 218 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 5 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hanska: Hanska Community Library (A), Hanska Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hanska: Zion Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 43.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hanska that have no violations reported:

  • HANSKA (Population served: 402, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.1%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hanska compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Hanska (2011 data):

  • Alliance Bank: Hanska Branch at 112 Broadway Street, branch established on 1902/09/09. Info updated 2007/03/09: Bank assets: $594.8 mil, Deposits: $509.0 mil, headquarters in Lake City, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Alliance Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (78%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hanska city (based on Brown County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 92.22%
Here: 92.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents48.1%22.8%14.8%4.9%3.5%
Congregations17.5%22.5%10.0%10.0%5.0%
NameUnited Church of ChristNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.6%0.9%0.6%0.5%1.3%
Congregations7.5%7.5%5.0%2.5%12.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Brown County:

2.31 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

28.4%
Minnesota:

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

11.4%
State:

13.0%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,745$32,9400$0
Streets and Highways 2$2,101$12,6060$0
Water Supply 1$1,426$17,1120$0
Local Libraries 1$930$11,1600$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,553$30,6360$0
Totals for Government 6$9,755$19,5100$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $14,000 ($35.99)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $334,000 ($858.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $111,000 ($285.35)
    Regular Highways: $62,000 ($159.38)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($102.83)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($102.83)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($74.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($53.98)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($51.41)
    Libraries: $17,000 ($43.70)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($41.13)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($12.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($141.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $186,000 ($478.15)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($113.11)
    Liquor Stores: $3,000 ($7.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $75,000 ($192.80)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $93,000 ($239.07)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($97.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($56.56)
    All Other: $13,000 ($33.42)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $140,000 ($359.90)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($51.41)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($20.57)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $373,000 ($958.87)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($77.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $111,000 ($285.35)
    All Other: $9,000 ($23.14)
  • Tax - Property: $57,000 ($146.53)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,110,000 ($2853.47)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $365,000 ($938.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $663,000 ($1704.37)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $82,000 ($210.80)

Hanska government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,379,000 ($3544.99)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $31,000 ($79.69)

4.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,887 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.08%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($7,386 average AGI)
Brown County:

0.10%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nicollet County, MN  0.50% ($38,778 average AGI)
from Blue Earth County, MN  0.45% ($25,714)
from Redwood County, MN  0.28% ($32,333)


4.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
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 Nicollet County, MN  0.56% ($38,557 average AGI)
to Blue Earth County, MN  0.44% ($31,333)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.32% ($44,143)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hanska:

  • KNUJ (860 AM; 1 kW; NEW ULM, MN)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KYSM (1230 AM; 1 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hanska:

  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KYSM-FM (103.5 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSU (89.7 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K230AI (93.9 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: NEW ULM CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • K206DI (89.1 FM; NICOLLET, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Hanska:

  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
Most common first names in Hanska, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Arthur783.6 years
Ole786.4 years
Mabel681.5 years
Emil580.7 years
Arnold575.6 years
John580.2 years
Oscar575.8 years
Alfred580.4 years
Carl578.0 years
James579.2 years
Most common last names in Hanska, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1475.1 years
Broste1276.5 years
Frederickson1178.3 years
Hanson1073.2 years
Olson978.0 years
Brudelie983.5 years
Larson875.1 years
Nelson874.5 years
Becken783.5 years
Thordson773.6 years
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