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Population in 2012: 978 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.1%
 

Males: 447  (45.8%)
Females: 531  (54.2%)

Median resident age:  38.8 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55943.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,073 (it was $29,236 in 2000)
Houston:

$39,073
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,332

Houston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,338 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Houston:

$89,338
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,536; Detached houses: $106,402; Townhouses or other attached units: $88,960; In 2-unit structures: $84,916; Mobile homes: $26,284

Median gross rent in 2012: $566.

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  • White alone - 973 (99.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Houston: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (28.3%), German (23.7%), Irish (10.4%), English (8.0%), United States (5.4%), Swedish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 684 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 1,039 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Houston:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Houston city:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

13 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,466 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,324 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (17.1 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (112.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (237.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Caledonia, MN (3.1 miles ), Rushford, MN (3.1 miles ), Hokah, MN (3.3 miles ), Rushford Village, MN (3.3 miles ), Peterson, MN (3.6 miles ), La Crescent, MN (3.7 miles ), Spring Grove, MN (3.8 miles ), Dakota, MN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.76 N, Longitude: 91.57 W

Area code: 507

Houston household income distribution Houston home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Houston by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 0.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 02112232
per 100,000 0.0198.4100.9103.2210.7212.1304.0204.3
Burglaries 420120324
per 100,000 396.8198.40.0103.22107.5318.1202.6408.6
Thefts 2210131510131213
per 100,000 2182.5992.11311.81548.01053.71378.61215.81327.9
Auto thefts 02031002
per 100,000 0.0198.40.0309.6105.40.00.0204.3
Arson 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 119.8N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Minnesota average:

1.66

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-0.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (17%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Houston-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.1 miles away from the Houston city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.6 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Houston County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 3, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Everett Bidwell - Politician, Jeanne Poppe - Politician, Herman Thorson - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Houston:

  • ABLE INC - HOUSTON (Hospital, "105 WEST ELM STREET, BOX 245")
  • VALLEY VIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 510 EAST CEDAR STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Houston:

  • LUTHERAN HOME HEALTH AGENCY,THE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CALEDONIA, MN)
  • CALEDONIA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; CALEDONIA, MN)
  • CALEDONIA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CALEDONIA, MN)

Political contributions by individuals in Houston, MN

Amtrak stations near Houston:

  • 17 miles: LA CROSSE (601 ST. ANDREW ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: WINONA (65 E. MARK ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: houston.govoffice.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Houston:

  • Viterbo University (about 17 miles; La Crosse, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • Western Technical College (about 17 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,278)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 18 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 8,660)
  • Winona State University (about 21 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 7,637)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 21 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 2,056)
  • Luther College (about 34 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,470)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 44 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 2,564)

Public high schools in Houston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Houston:

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Library in Houston:

  • HOUSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $60,742; Location: 202 EAST CEDAR STREET; 19,916 books; 15,187 e-books; 276 audio materials; 1,362 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Houston: Houston Nature Center (A), McCoys Horn Library (B), Houston Fire Department (C), Houston Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Houston include: Houston Baptist Church (A), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (B), Cross of Christ Lutheran Church (C), Bethany Evangelical Free Church (D), Presbyterian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Houston include: South Park (1), Houston City Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Houston City - Nature Center Trailhead Park (Nature Centers; 215 West Plum Street).

Hotel: Loken's Sawmill Inn (809 East Cedar Street).

 
Houston 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
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.2. This is about average.
City:

36.2
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00566. This is significantly better than average. There were 41 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00566
U.S.:

0.06353
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.214. This is significantly better than average. There were 75 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.214
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. There were 119 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.04
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. There were 110 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.3. This is better than average. There were 210 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. There were 108 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. There were 38 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6

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

LOONEY VALLEY LUTHERAN CHURCH (Address: 2040 Looney Valley Road , Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-11-2005), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2005), St Boil Water Order (AUG-11-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2005)
RIDGEWAY WATER ASSOCIATION (Address: 29412 Hass Road , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-24-2005), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-24-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2005), St Boil Water Order (AUG-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-24-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2005)
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-19-2005), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2005), St Boil Water Order (OCT-19-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-22-2003), St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2003), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2003)
PLEASANT HILL TOWNSHIP HALL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-09-2004), St Boil Water Order (JUL-09-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2004), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-09-2004), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-09-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2004)
MONEY CREEK HAVEN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2000), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2000), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-16-2000), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-16-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2000), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2000), St Boil Water Order (AUG-24-2000)

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

  • HOUSTON (Population served: 1020, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHISPERING HILLS GIRL SCOUT CAMP (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VALLEY HIGH GOLF CLUB (Population served: 105, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.6%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Houston, MN

40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
63 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Houston compared to Minnesota state average:

Houston, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Houston (2011 data):

  • Eastwood Bank: Houston Branch at 108 Cedar Street, East, branch established on 1903/01/13. Info updated 2007/07/24: Bank assets: $554.6 mil, Deposits: $452.4 mil, headquarters in Kasson, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Eastwood Financial Corporation Employee Profit Sharing And Stock Ownership Plan
  • Rushford State Bank (Incorporated): Rushford State Bank Houston Office at 119 East Cedar Street, branch established on 2009/01/05. Info updated 2007/01/10: Bank assets: $46.9 mil, Deposits: $41.2 mil, headquarters in Rushford, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Rushford State Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Houston travel time to work - commute


Houston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Houston city (based on Houston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 80.14%
Here80.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents44.2%34.8%9.7%5.6%3.0%
Congregations15.2%27.3%15.2%15.2%6.1%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaBaptist General ConferenceAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%0.4%0.4%0.3%0.2%
Congregations9.1%3.0%3.0%3.0%3.0%
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: 5
Houston County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

11.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Houston County:

26.8%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,698$56,3760$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,532
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,745$56,9401$1,180
Streets and Highways 2$7,142$42,8521$319
Health 0$0 17$25,375
Natural Resources 0$0 1$1,984
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,612
Other and Unallocable 1$2,792$33,5046$4,324
Totals for Government 5$19,377$46,50528$36,326

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($1.02)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $405,000 ($414.11)
    Regular Highways: $91,000 ($93.05)
    Fire Protection: $90,000 ($92.02)
    Sewerage: $84,000 ($85.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $81,000 ($82.82)
    Financial Administration: $74,000 ($75.66)
    General - Other: $59,000 ($60.33)
    Health Services - Other: $57,000 ($58.28)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($49.08)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($44.99)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($7.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($4.09)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($2.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($2.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $84,000 ($85.89)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $285,000 ($291.41)
    General - Other: $245,000 ($250.51)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $32,000 ($32.72)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($25.56)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($12.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($8.18)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($6.13)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($2.04)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($2.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $278,000 ($284.25)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $139,000 ($142.13)
    Sewerage: $95,000 ($97.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($12.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($2.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $262,000 ($267.89)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($10.22)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($1.02)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $404,000 ($413.09)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($61.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $267,000 ($273.01)
    All Other: $5,000 ($5.11)
  • Tax - Property: $237,000 ($242.33)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.02)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,547,000 ($1581.80)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $344,000 ($351.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $525,000 ($536.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,177,000 ($1203.48)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $189,000 ($193.25)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $43,000 ($43.97)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $317,000 ($324.13)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $100,000 ($102.25)

4.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,364 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from La Crosse County, WI  1.48% ($32,655 average AGI)
from Winona County, MN  0.57% ($48,267)
from Fillmore County, MN  0.27% ($25,762)


5.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to La Crosse County, WI  1.59% ($34,080 average AGI)
to Winona County, MN  0.66% ($24,923)
to Fillmore County, MN  0.41% ($29,406)

Strongest AM radio stations in Houston:

  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WIZM (1410 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KAGE (1380 AM; 4 kW; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • 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)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLJ (1290 AM; 5 kW; SPARTA, WI; Owner: SPARTA-TOMAH BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLFN (1490 AM; 1 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KWNO (1230 AM; 1 kW; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Houston:

  • KCLH (94.7 FM; CALEDONIA, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHLA (90.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WLSU (88.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: BD.OF REGENTS, UNIV.OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KXLC (91.1 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQYB (98.3 FM; SPRING GROVE, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KWNO-FM (99.3 FM; RUSHFORD, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC)
  • KQEG (102.7 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIZM-FM (93.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHME (101.1 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WFBZ (105.5 FM; TREMPEALEAU, WI; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING)
  • WLXR-FM (104.9 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY B/CASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • K270AG (101.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING)
  • KQAL (89.5 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K222AG (92.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: RAY A. KNUDSON)
  • WRQT (95.7 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • K220EP (91.9 FM; LA CRESCENT, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WQCC (106.3 FM; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KAGE-FM (95.3 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WKBH-FM (100.1 FM; WEST SALEM, WI; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Houston:

  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAX (Channel 25; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: GRANT MEDIA, INC.)
  • WHLA-TV (Channel 31; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W44BF (Channel 44; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • KQEG-CA (Channel 50; La CRESCENT, MN; Owner: WHITE EAGLE PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDLS-LP (Channel 35; TOMAH, WI; Owner: MAGNUM RADIO, INC.)
  • K38CL (Channel 38; WINONA, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K62EV (Channel 62; WINONA, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W67CH (Channel 67; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 43.767306 Lon: -91.569917, Call Sign: WQBI659
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/15/2004, Expiration Date: 10/15/2014, Certifier: Kevin H Kissner
    Registrant: Atlas License Company, 1725-A North Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 351-4865, Fax: (317) 351-4870, Email:
  • 510 East Cedar St (Lat: 43.763250 Lon: -91.564611), Call Sign: WQHQ310
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 462.362 MHz, 467.362 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/03/2007, Expiration Date: 10/03/2017, Certifier: Sherry Johnson
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Houston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11BC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4068E , Serial Number: 11BC-156, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 05/02/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Conrad J Dba Tschumper, Rural Route I, Houston, MN 55943, Other Owners: Body Shop Connies
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5900A , Serial Number: 28500, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Rr 2 / 14061 Benson Dr, Houston, MN 55943
  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE CORP PEGASUS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9382R , Serial Number: A449PEG, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/2009
    Registrant (Individual): John B Broers, 31400 Cone Dale Dr, Houston, MN 55943


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Houston, MN

Most common first names in Houston, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2181.3 years
Robert1674.7 years
William1481.2 years
Paul1277.6 years
Arthur1178.5 years
James1171.6 years
Mary1185.1 years
Donald1173.1 years
Emma1189.9 years
Clarence1180.2 years
Most common last names in Houston, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Peterson3279.8 years
Anderson3180.2 years
Johnson2979.0 years
Benson1980.0 years
Olson1682.8 years
Lee1579.1 years
Gaustad1481.1 years
Flatten1379.5 years
Nelson1286.5 years
Beckman1080.7 years

Businesses in Houston, MN

  • H&R Block: 1
  • True Value: 1

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