Hills, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 651 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.2%
Males: 315  (48.5%)
Females: 336  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

47.2 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56138.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,549 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Hills:

$64,549
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,737 (it was $15,824 in 2000)

Hills city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $119,989 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Hills:

$119,989
MN:

$246,700

Median gross rent in 2019: $831.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hills: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.5%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.2% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Hills, MN (2019)
    • 68994.6%White alone
    • 212.9%Two or more races
    • 81.1%Black alone
    • 40.5%Hispanic

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

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Ancestries: Dutch (31.4%), German (21.9%), Norwegian (21.3%), Irish (5.2%), American (4.4%), Swiss (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1480 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,337 people per square mile   (low).

Hills, Minnesota map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Minnesota:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $988 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,072 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (18.7 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (157.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (456.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Steen, MN (2.2 miles),
Beaver Creek, MN (2.4 miles ),
Lester, IA (2.5 miles ),
Larchwood, IA (2.5 miles ),
Valley Springs, SD (2.6 miles ),
Luverne, MN (3.4 miles ),
Rock Rapids, IA (3.4 miles ),
Brandon, SD (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 43.53 N, Longitude: 96.36 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Hills, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hills, MN in 2019
Hills satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $172,600
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $214,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Hills, MN residents
Average permit cost in Hills, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

1.8%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Most common industries in Hills, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Food (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Machinery (3.8%)
  • Food (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (27.3%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Hills, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Carpenters (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (10.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)

Average climate in Hills, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hills, Minnesota average temperatures Hills, Minnesota average precipitation Hills, Minnesota humidity Hills, Minnesota wind speed Hills, Minnesota snowfall Hills, Minnesota sunshine Hills, Minnesota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.0. This is about average.

City:

65.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.177. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.177
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.440. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.37. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.37
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hills-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Hills city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hills-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 174% greater 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 149.0 miles away from Hills center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 159.4 miles away from Hills center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 138.4 miles away from Hills center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 107.4 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 148.6 miles away from Hills center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 713.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rock County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hills topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hills:

  • TUFF MEMORIAL HOME (505 EAST 4TH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hills:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MARY JANE BROWN (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LUVERNE, MN)
  • SANFORD HOSPICE LUVERNE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LUVERNE, MN)
  • SANFORD ROCK RAPIDS MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ROCK RAPIDS, IA)
  • SANFORD LUVERNE MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; LUVERNE, MN)
  • PALISADE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GARRETSON, SD)
  • FELLOWSHIP VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; INWOOD, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hills:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 22 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 59 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • South Dakota State University (about 59 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 71 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 73 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 77 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Buena Vista University (about 85 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)

Public high school in Hills:

Private elementary/middle school in Hills:

See full list of schools located in Hills

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Hills include: Bethlehem Lutheran Church (A), United Reform Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dutch Reform Church Cemetery (1), Bethlehem Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hills: Jacobson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Rock 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 Hills that have no violations reported:

  • HILLS (Population served: 686, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.0%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
47 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
51 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Hills (2011 data):

  • Exchange State Bank: Hills Branch at State Highway 270 And County Road 6, branch established on 2008/09/08. Info updated 2008/10/27: Bank assets: $140.6 mil, Deposits: $109.7 mil, headquarters in Luverne, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Larch Bancorporation Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hills:

Marital status in Hills, MN
  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Hills:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hills
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hills, MN (based on Rock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,58410
Catholic1,9432
Evangelical Protestant1,7948
Other31
None1,363-
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: 2
Rock County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Rock County:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.5%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.0%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rock County:

7.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hills:

64.9%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

67.1%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Hills:

26.9
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hills:

16.7%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.5%
State:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.4
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hills:

37.1%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
Hills:

68.7%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Hills:

82.7%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hills, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 1$4,598$55,1762$1,332
Other Government Administration 1$3,747$44,9640$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$5,901
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,234
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$2,744
Totals for Government 2$8,345$50,0706$11,211

Hills government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $16,000 ($24.58)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $156,000 ($239.63)
    Sewerage: $123,000 ($188.94)
    Regular Highways: $102,000 ($156.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000 ($92.17)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($90.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000 ($72.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $44,000 ($67.59)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($41.47)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($32.26)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($9.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $54,000 ($82.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000 ($78.34)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($4.61)

Hills government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $123,000 ($188.94)
    Other: $65,000 ($99.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $60,000 ($92.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($18.43)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($15.36)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $156,000 ($239.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $183,000 ($281.11)
    Other: $21,000 ($32.26)
  • Tax - Property: $126,000 ($193.55)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($3.07)
    Other License: $2,000 ($3.07)

Hills government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000 ($61.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000 ($61.44)

Hills government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $815,000 ($1251.92)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hills:

  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KQAD (800 AM; 1 kW; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KWSN (1230 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hills:

  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KYBB (102.7 FM; CANTON, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)
  • KRRO (103.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTWB (101.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KRSW (89.3 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K261CI (100.1 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG COMPANY)
  • KCFS (94.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS)
  • KCSD (90.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS)
  • KAUR (89.1 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Hills:

  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K56GF (Channel 56; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KCSD-TV (Channel 23; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K53EG (Channel 53; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SIOUXLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • K48DK (Channel 48; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: STUART E. MOEN)

Hills fatal accident list:

Jun 3, 1977 11:35 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.9mTotal length
  • $540,000,000Total costs
  • 11,646Total average daily traffic
  • 241Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,774Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hills, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hills, MN

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 2 Blks E Main St (Lat: 43.531083 Lon: -96.357250), Type: Building, Structure height: 23 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: WGG475, Licensee ID: L00077932,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.250 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2000, Expiration Date: 04/06/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2005, Registrant: De Boer Construction Inc, 305 Central Ave, Hills, MN 56138, Phone: (507) 962-3236
  • 725 51st. St. (Lat: 43.559389 Lon: -96.427444), Call Sign: WQQC261,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.587 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2012, Expiration Date: 10/22/2022, Certifier: Alan Nuffer, Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E. 3rd. St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:
  • Lat: 43.526028 Lon: -96.353278, Call Sign: WQTL394,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.875 MHz, 467.900 MHz, 467.925 MHz, 467.850 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2014, Expiration Date: 02/26/2024, Certifier: Dana Duhlquist, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:
  • Lat: 43.542472 Lon: -96.389806, Call Sign: WRDC236,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.950 MHz, 452.675 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2019, Expiration Date: 03/25/2029, Certifier: Tim Bosch, Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E. 3rd. St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:
  • Lat: 43.527222 Lon: -96.431111, Call Sign: WRJP816,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.585 MHz, 159.630 MHz, 159.795 MHz, 159.855 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2020, Expiration Date: 10/06/2030, Certifier: Mark Sandager, Registrant: Two Way Solutions Inc, 700 E 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, 101 Central St (Lat: 43.528833 Lon: -96.356417), Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WNEL841,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6610.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/1996, Expiration Date: 07/11/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/04/1998, Phone: (507) 537-1481
  • HBC HS, 205 N Second St (Lat: 43.529000 Lon: -96.356611), Type: Building, Structure height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WQGE403,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2017, Expiration Date: 12/21/2026, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2019, Certifier: Jeffrey J Youle, Registrant: Affiniti, LLC, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K0SEJ, Licensee ID: L00489970, Grant Date: 04/28/2014, Expiration Date: 06/16/2024, Certifier: Norman J Jordan, Registrant: Norman J Jordan, 125 Summit, Hills, MN 56138
  • Call Sign: KB0UKX, Grant Date: 11/07/1995, Expiration Date: 11/07/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2007, Registrant: Jason L Camarigg, Hills, MN 56138
  • Call Sign: KF0AHS, Licensee ID: L02348393, Grant Date: 05/27/2020, Expiration Date: 05/27/2030, Certifier: Amos B Kittelson, Registrant: Amos B Kittelson, 705 S Elizabeth, Hills, MN 56138

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2084G, N2084G, N-2084G, Serial Number: 51384, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 12/01/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Flying Farmers LLC, 288 20th Ave, Hills, MN 56138
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7399T, N7399T, N-7399T, Serial Number: 46999, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 05/08/1989
    Registrant (Corporation): Landrover Ltd, 288 20th Ave, Hills, MN 56138

Most common first names in Hills, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Henry978.1 years
Alice884.9 years
John786.2 years
Mary793.3 years
Clara687.7 years
Mabel686.8 years
Edward583.4 years
Carl586.0 years
Anna591.4 years
Helen584.6 years
Most common last names in Hills, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson1485.8 years
Sundem1487.2 years
Kolsrud692.0 years
Johnson676.2 years
Ruud679.0 years
Thorin684.7 years
Larson580.6 years
Schouwenburg575.4 years
Vanwyhe484.0 years
Bosch485.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hills, MN
  • 71.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.9%Electricity
  • 9.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Utility gas
  • 2.6%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hills, MN
  • 52.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.5%Electricity
  • 14.7%Utility gas
  • 5.9%No fuel used


Hills compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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