Heidelberg, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 124 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +72.2%
Males: 56  (45.9%)
Females: 68  (54.1%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 56071

Estimated median household income in 2016: $84,311 (it was $56,094 in 2000)
Heidelberg:

$84,311
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,799 (it was $17,389 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $260,685 (it was $108,300 in 2000)
Heidelberg:

$260,685
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $238,371; Detached houses: $236,814

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,301.

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    • 21.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Heidelberg: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.9%), Czech (14.9%), Irish (13.4%), European (11.9%), Polish (10.4%), Czechoslovakian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1050 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 239 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Heidelberg:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Heidelberg city:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 2.9%

4 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America).

This city:

3.0%
Minnesota:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,914 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $3,201 (1.3%)

Heidelberg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Burnsville, MN (24.8 miles , pop. 60,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (37.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (351.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Montgomery, MN (2.1 miles ), New Prague, MN (2.1 miles ), Le Center, MN (3.0 miles ), Lonsdale, MN (3.1 miles ), Belle Plaine, MN (3.4 miles ), Jordan, MN (3.5 miles ), Kilkenny, MN (3.6 miles) , Le Sueur, MN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $198,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.49 N, Longitude: 93.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

Heidelberg household income distribution Heidelberg home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (4%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)

Average climate in Heidelberg, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Heidelberg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.8 miles away from the Heidelberg city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Heidelberg-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 143.3 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 153.8 miles away from Heidelberg center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 286.7 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 181.7 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 289.6 miles away from Heidelberg center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.1 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 Le Sueur County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Heidelberg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Heidelberg:

  • LUTHERAN HOME OF MONTGOMERY,THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MONTGOMERY, MN)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - NEW PRAGUE Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; NEW PRAGUE, MN)
  • MALA STRANA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEW PRAGUE, MN)
  • MALA STRANA INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEW PRAGUE, MN)
  • CENTRAL HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LE CENTER, MN)
  • CENTRAL NSG HM (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LE CENTER, MN)
  • LE SUEUR COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; LE CENTER, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Heidelberg:

  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 21 miles; Saint Peter, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • St Olaf College (about 22 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Normandale Community College (about 28 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 31 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • South Central College (about 31 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 32 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 37 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 4,049)

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Church in Heidelberg: Saint Scholastica Parish (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Scholastica Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Le Sueur 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 58.1. This is better than average.

City:

58.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.70
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  82.9%
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:

7.2
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Heidelberg city (based on Le Sueur County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,03514
Catholic4,71114
Evangelical Protestant2,27611
Other2-
None15,679-
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: 5
Le Sueur County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Le Sueur County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Le Sueur County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

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

16.2%
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

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($24.19)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($24.19)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($16.13)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($8.06)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($8.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($40.32)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($16.13)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($40.32)
    NEC: $3,000 ($24.19)

5.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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 Scott County, MN  0.73% ($34,580 average AGI)
from Blue Earth County, MN  0.71% ($39,253)
from Nicollet County, MN  0.66% ($33,151)


6.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,295 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
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 Blue Earth County, MN  0.88% ($29,245 average AGI)
to Scott County, MN  0.74% ($41,373)
to Nicollet County, MN  0.65% ($30,096)

Strongest AM radio stations in Heidelberg:

  • 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)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • KCHK (1350 AM; 1 kW; NEW PRAGUE, MN; Owner: RADIO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA, LLC)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Heidelberg:

  • KRDS-FM (95.5 FM; NEW PRAGUE, MN; Owner: RADIO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA, LLC)
  • KQCL (95.9 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KOWZ-FM (100.9 FM; BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: BLOOMING PRAIRIE FARM RADIO INC.)
  • KYSM-FM (103.5 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBGY (107.5 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO II LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Heidelberg:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Heidelberg fatal accident list:

May 9, 1989 05:02 PM, 30, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Heidelberg compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
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