Hawley, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 2,190 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.4%
 
Males: 961  (43.9%)
Females: 1,229  (56.1%)
Median resident age:

32.2 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56549.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,754 (it was $35,652 in 2000)
Hawley:

$51,754
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,773 (it was $17,178 in 2000)

Hawley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,476 (it was $70,900 in 2000)
Hawley:

$134,476
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $144,239; detached houses: $153,092; townhouses or other attached units: $157,246; mobile homes: $21,224

Median gross rent in 2017: $835.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hawley: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.7%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Hawley, MN (2010)
    • 1,97995.7%White alone
    • 301.5%Two or more races
    • 180.9%American Indian alone
    • 190.9%Hispanic
    • 140.7%Asian alone
    • 70.3%Black alone

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

Crime rates in Hawley by year

Type

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(47.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(94.9)
5
(227.0)
2
(90.3)
2
(90.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(47.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(47.5)
1
(45.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)62.247.218.123.1

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City-data.com crime index in Hawley, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: Norwegian (40.0%), German (25.1%), Dutch (5.0%), Scandinavian (3.1%), European (2.4%), American (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 2.46 square miles.

Population density: 890 people per square mile   (low).

Hawley, Minnesota map

36 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,873 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,634 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (23.2 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (197.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (550.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hitterdal, MN (2.7 miles ),
Lake Park, MN (3.2 miles ),
Glyndon, MN (3.5 miles ),
Ulen, MN (3.7 miles ),
Baker, MN (4.0 miles),
Audubon, MN (4.0 miles ),
Felton, MN (4.0 miles ),
Barnesville, MN (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 46.88 N, Longitude: 96.32 W

Area code: 218

Distribution of median household income in Hawley, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hawley, MN in 2017
Hawley satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $226,400
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $245,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $268,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $207,800
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $265,900
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $251,000
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $262,800
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $242,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $313,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Hawley, MN residents
Average permit cost in Hawley, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +203 (+12.1%).
Most common industries in Hawley, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Hawley, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)

Average climate in Hawley, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hawley, 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 61.2. This is better than average.

City:

61.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.68. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.68
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hawley-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Hawley city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hawley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 84% 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 84.8 miles away from Hawley center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 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 237.5 miles away from Hawley center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 709.5 miles away from Hawley center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 79.9 miles away from Hawley 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 237.7 miles away from Hawley center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hawley topographic map

Airports located in Hawley:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hawley:

  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 22 miles; Moorhead, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 22 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 24 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 43 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 45 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Bemidji State University (about 80 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • University of North Dakota (about 81 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)

Public high schools in Hawley:

  • INTENSIVE INTERAGENCY PROGRAM (Location: 705 7TH STREET S, ROOM 125, Grades: 7-12)
  • HAWLEY SECONDARY (Location: 714 JOSEPH ST, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hawley:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hawley: Hawley (A), Hawley City Police Department (B), Hawley City Hall (C), Hawley Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hawley include: Hawley Alliance Church (A), Hawley Lutheran Church (B), Hawley United Methodist Church (C), Our Saviour's Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hawley include: Riverbend Park (1), Lake Agassiz Geological Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Riverside Inn (416 Valley Street).

Birthplace of: Gabriel Hauge - Economist, Lucile Blanch - Artist.

Clay 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 Hawley and their reported violations in the past:

HAWLEY (Population served: 2,025, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.8%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
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: 0.0% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
49 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Hawley (2011 data):

  • First National Bank: at 1018 Hobart Street, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $93.5 mil, Deposits: $77.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Hawley Bancshares, Inc.
  • State Bank of Hawley: State Bank Of Hawley at 416 Sixth Street, branch established on 1892/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $90.6 mil, Deposits: $81.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank Of Hawley Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Trust

For population 15 years and over in Hawley:

Marital status in Hawley, MN
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

For population 25 years and over in Hawley:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Minnesota average:

10.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hawley, MN (based on Clay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant17,95932
Catholic9,90011
Evangelical Protestant8,05530
Other241
None23,061-
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: 7
Clay County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Clay County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Clay County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

6.4%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

26.5%
Minnesota:

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

11.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

57.7%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hawley:

57.7%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Hawley:

27.6
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hawley:

19.9%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.6%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hawley:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.1%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Hawley:

63.9%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Hawley:

80.0%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hawley, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$19,293$46,3030$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$13,448$53,7924$4,136
Electric Power 2$12,564$75,3840$0
Water Supply 1$3,443$41,3160$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,379$40,5480$0
Gas Supply 1$4,492$53,9040$0
Sewerage 1$6,445$77,3400$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,087$49,0444$3,003
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$910
Airports 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,715
Totals for Government 15$67,151$53,72117$12,764

Hawley government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($1.83)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,185,000 ($997.72)
    Liquor Stores: $1,119,000 ($510.96)
    General - Other: $960,000 ($438.36)
    Police Protection: $383,000 ($174.89)
    Sewerage: $311,000 ($142.01)
    Water Utilities: $306,000 ($139.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $215,000 ($98.17)
    Air Transportation: $167,000 ($76.26)
    Regular Highways: $124,000 ($56.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($41.55)
    Central Staff Services: $74,000 ($33.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $52,000 ($23.74)
    Financial Administration: $49,000 ($22.37)
    Health - Other: $34,000 ($15.53)
    Natural Resources - Other: $21,000 ($9.59)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($5.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $288,000 ($131.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $326,000 ($148.86)
    Air Transportation: $273,000 ($124.66)
    Police Protection: $206,000 ($94.06)
    Electric Utilities: $206,000 ($94.06)
    General - Other: $121,000 ($55.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($4.57)
    Liquor Stores: $9,000 ($4.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($5.94)

Hawley government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,117,000 ($510.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $278,000 ($126.94)
    Sewerage: $267,000 ($121.92)
    Regular Highways: $103,000 ($47.03)
    Air Transportation: $50,000 ($22.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $177,000 ($80.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($4.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $778,000 ($355.25)
    General Revenue - Other: $69,000 ($31.51)
    Fines and Forfeits: $29,000 ($13.24)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,841,000 ($1297.26)
    Liquor Stores: $1,182,000 ($539.73)
    Water Utilities: $461,000 ($210.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $609,000 ($278.08)
    Other: $210,000 ($95.89)
  • Tax - Property: $492,000 ($224.66)
    Other License: $20,000 ($9.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,000 ($4.57)

Hawley government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,762,000 ($3087.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,641,000 ($2575.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,147,000 ($980.37)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,025,000 ($468.04)

9.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.26%
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 Cass County, ND  4.38% ($45,732 average AGI)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.37% ($40,241)
from Becker County, MN  0.36% ($37,759)


8.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,798 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.86%
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 Cass County, ND  3.80% ($49,669 average AGI)
to Becker County, MN  0.50% ($53,957)
to Otter Tail County, MN  0.44% ($66,495)
Businesses in Hawley, MN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1MasterBrand Cabinets2
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hawley:

  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KDLM (1340 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hawley:

  • KRVI (95.1 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCCM-FM (91.1 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQWB-FM (98.7 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCCD (90.3 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZCR (103.3 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KEGK (106.9 FM; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: GUDERIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRCQ (102.3 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: DETROIT LAKES BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • KBOT (104.1 FM; PELICAN RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WASHINGTON RADIO, INC,)

TV broadcast stations around Hawley:

  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K56ET (Channel 56; FARGO, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K49FA (Channel 49; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA ED. TV CORP.)

Hawley fatal accident list:

Jul 10, 2006 00:49 AM, 31, 17 Avenue, Lat: 46.863080, Lon: -96.321860, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 2, 2001 07:35 PM, Us-10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 17, 1983 05:25 AM, M22, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 40.5mTotal length
  • $825,002,000Total costs
  • 42,922Total average daily traffic
  • 5,494Total average daily truck traffic
  • 21,583Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hawley, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hawley, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hawley)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Lat: 46.876333 Lon: -96.327222, Call Sign: KNIC811,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.865 MHz, 159.555 MHz, 157.635 MHz, Grant Date: 09/02/2011, Expiration Date: 08/21/2021, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1800 E. Cliff Rd. #17, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • 1/2 Mi Wsw Int Of Us Hwy 10 & Ct 31 (Lat: 46.875250 Lon: -96.286444), Call Sign: KNDP735, Licensee ID: L00558915,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.245 MHz, Grant Date: 08/16/2002, Expiration Date: 10/23/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2012, Registrant: Green Hills Inc, Rr, Mahnomen, MN 56557
  • Nw 1/4 27 Cromwell Twp Charles Petermann Farm 3 1/2 Mi Nw (Lat: 46.933306 Lon: -96.362833), Call Sign: KNEZ228, Licensee ID: L00043700,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2003, Expiration Date: 03/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2013, Registrant: Charles Petermann, Rr, Hawley, MN 56549, Phone: (218) 483-4226
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 46.701889 Lon: -96.219472, Call Sign: WQIG624,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.415 MHz, 161.565 MHz, Grant Date: 12/20/2017, Expiration Date: 02/04/2028, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 344 230th St (Lat: 46.871528 Lon: -96.331111), Type: Silo, Structure height: 34 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQOE863,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/06/2011, Expiration Date: 09/06/2021, Certifier: Pat Wallace, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 46.914722 Lon: -96.260500, Call Sign: WQTI952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.020 MHz, 160.020 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2014, Expiration Date: 02/12/2024, Certifier: Ross Malakowsky, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 46.940556 Lon: -96.444722, Call Sign: WQZG310,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.687 MHz, Grant Date: 05/08/2017, Expiration Date: 05/08/2027, Certifier: Cornelius Wipf, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hawley)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hawley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$169,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.01

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2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of fire incidents - 32 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Hawley, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (55.2%), and Structure Fires (30.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hawley, MN
    • 12755.2%Outside Fires
    • 7130.9%Structure Fires
    • 2812.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hawley, MN
Most common first names in Hawley, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2880.1 years
Carl2280.6 years
William1781.2 years
Oscar1580.3 years
Albert1575.5 years
Anna1484.3 years
Henry1378.9 years
Emma1387.1 years
Arthur1279.7 years
James1265.3 years
Most common last names in Hawley, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson5379.5 years
Johnson4779.7 years
Olson2982.8 years
Nelson2674.5 years
Erickson1981.7 years
Hanson1776.2 years
Larson1477.9 years
Peterson1379.0 years
Carlson1283.9 years
Swenson1282.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hawley, MN
  • 68.7%Utility gas
  • 22.6%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hawley, MN
  • 52.5%Electricity
  • 33.2%Utility gas
  • 9.0%No fuel used
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Other fuel


Hawley compared to Minnesota 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

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