Hazel Run, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 61 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.7%
 
Males: 32  (53.6%)
Females: 29  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  68.7 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 56241

Estimated median household income in 2016: $28,536 (it was $24,643 in 2000)
Hazel Run:

$28,536
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,716 (it was $17,125 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $82,950 (it was $16,300 in 2000)
Hazel Run:

$82,950
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $55,780; Detached houses: $55,375
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  • Races in Hazel Run, MN (2010)

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    • 5892.1%White alone
    • 23.2%Two or more races
    • 23.2%Hispanic
    • 11.6%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hazel Run: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (50.0%), German (20.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1062 feet

Land area: 0.75 square miles.

Population density: 81 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hazel Run:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hazel Run city:

  • Never married: 3.8%
  • Now married: 73.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 19.0%
  • Divorced: 3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $895 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $853 (1.3%)

Hazel Run satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (93.6 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (120.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (451.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clarkfield, MN (2.3 miles ), Hanley Falls, MN (2.5 miles ), Granite Falls, MN (3.1 miles ), Cottonwood, MN (3.2 miles ), Wood Lake, MN (3.3 miles ), Boyd, MN (3.4 miles ), Montevideo, MN (3.7 miles ), Maynard, MN (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 44.75 N, Longitude: 95.72 W

Area code: 320

Hazel Run household income distribution Hazel Run home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-21.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (40%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (25%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Hazel Run, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hazel Run-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Hazel Run 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 31.7 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:

Hazel Run-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 65.4 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 69.8 miles away from Hazel Run center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 186.0 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 90.9 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 209.9 miles away from Hazel Run 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 151.7 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 (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hazel Run topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hazel Run:

  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CLARKFIELD, MN)
  • CLARKFIELD HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CLARKFIELD, MN)
  • GRANITE FALLS MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GRANITE FALLS, MN)
  • REM SW SERVICES (MONTEVIDEO) (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MONTEVIDEO, MN)
  • MONTEVIDEO DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MONTEVIDEO, MN)
  • CONCERNED CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MONTEVIDEO, MN)
  • CHIPPEWA COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MONTEVIDEO, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hazel Run:

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 9 miles; Granite Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,225)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 21 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Ridgewater College (about 42 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • South Dakota State University (about 61 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 80 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 89 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 91 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)

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Yellow Medicine 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 2013 was 77.6. This is about average.

City:

77.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.36. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.36
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Minnesota average:

10.7

Hazel Run travel time to work - commute Hazel Run mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hazel Run 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$42
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$118
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$350
Totals for Government 0$0 7$510

Hazel Run government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,000 ($131.15)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($81.97)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($49.18)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($16.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($16.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($131.15)

Hazel Run government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($49.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($196.72)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($49.18)

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 Hazel Run:

  • KDMA (1460 AM; 1 kW; MONTEVIDEO, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KMHL (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: K M H L BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hazel Run:

  • 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)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KARZ (107.5 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBPG (89.5 FM; MONTEVIDEO, MN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KOLV (100.1 FM; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: BOLD RADIO, INC.)
  • KARL (105.1 FM; TRACY, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDJS-FM (95.3 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hazel Run:

  • K61AU (Channel 61; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • 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)
  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KRWF (Channel 43; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K59BE (Channel 59; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)

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

HAZEL RUN (Population served: 63, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-18-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-31-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Electricity (38%)

Hazel Run compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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