Howard Lake, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 2,054 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.8%
 
Males: 986  (48.0%)
Females: 1,068  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55349.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,327 (it was $38,015 in 2000)
Howard Lake:

$56,327
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,688 (it was $17,900 in 2000)

Howard Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $156,060 (it was $91,700 in 2000)
Howard Lake:

$156,060
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $248,134; detached houses: $269,493; townhouses or other attached units: $150,542; in 2-unit structures: $366,502; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $35,867; mobile homes: $38,117

Median gross rent in 2017: $744.

March 2019 cost of living index in Howard Lake: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.9%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Howard Lake, MN (2010)
    • 1,83993.7%White alone
    • 934.7%Hispanic
    • 80.4%Two or more races
    • 60.3%Black alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.3%Other race alone
    • 40.2%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Crime rates in Howard Lake 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)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(48.6)
4
(194.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(485.9)
7
(341.1)
4
(194.5)
2
(96.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.7)
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)22.840.97.813.6

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City-data.com crime index in Howard Lake, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: German (59.1%), Norwegian (7.4%), Swedish (5.0%), Czech (4.0%), Dutch (3.4%), Scandinavian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1018 feet

Land area: 1.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,558 people per square mile   (low).

Howard Lake, Minnesota map

56 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.4% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.6%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,541 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,421 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Plymouth, MN (30.0 miles , pop. 65,894).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (39.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (390.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Waverly, MN (2.2 miles ),
Cokato, MN (2.4 miles ),
Winsted, MN (2.6 miles ),
Montrose, MN (2.8 miles ),
Dassel, MN (3.4 miles ),
Maple Lake, MN (3.5 miles ),
Lester Prairie, MN (3.5 miles ),
Silver Lake, MN (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 45.06 N, Longitude: 94.07 W

Area code: 320

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $299,400
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $241,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $222,500
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $207,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Howard Lake, MN residents
Average permit cost in Howard Lake, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +266 (+16.8%).
Most common industries in Howard Lake, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.7%)
  • Food (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.1%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Howard Lake, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (2.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.7%)

Average climate in Howard Lake, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Howard Lake, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.89. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.89
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Howard Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Howard Lake city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 tornado 19.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Howard Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 90% 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 104.7 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 116.1 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 269.2 miles away from Howard Lake 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 144.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.7 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 288.0 miles away from Howard Lake center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wright County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Howard Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Howard Lake:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - HOWARD LAKE (413 13TH AVENUE)
  • HOWARD LAKE NH (413 13TH AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Howard Lake:

  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WINSTED, MN)
  • COKATO MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; COKATO, MN)
  • OUTREACH TRILLIUM WEST (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WINSTED, MN)
  • DELANO MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DELANO, MN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - DELANO (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DELANO, MN)
  • DASSEL LAKESIDE COMM HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DASSEL, MN)
  • LAKESIDE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DASSEL, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Howard Lake:

  • Hennepin Technical College (about 33 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 35 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 35 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 36 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 36 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 37 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 37 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)

Public high schools in Howard Lake:

  • TREK PROGRAM (Location: 801 8TH AVENUE, Grades: KG-12)
  • HOWARD LAKE-WAVERLY-WINSTED SEC. (Location: 8700 COUNTY ROAD 6 SW, Grades: 9-12)
  • HLWW ALTERNATIVE LEARNING PROGRAM (Location: 801 8TH AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Howard Lake:

Private elementary/middle school in Howard Lake:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Howard Lake: Wright County Fairgrounds (A), Greens at Howard Lake Golf Course (B), Vista del Lago Resort Campground (C), Howard Lake (D), Howard Lake Police Department (E), Howard Lake Library (F), Howard Lake City Hall (G), Howard Lake Fire Department and Ambulance Service (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Howard Lake include: Walker United Methodist Church (A), Solid Rock Faith Fellowship (B), Saint John's Lutheran Church (C), Saint James Lutheran Church (D), Howard Lake Christian Church (E), Good News Church (F), Blessed Hope Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Howard Lake Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Mallard Pass Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Howard Lake City - Water Treatment Plant (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 741 6th Street).

Hotel: Howard Lake Motel (210 10 Avenue).

Wright 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 Howard Lake and their reported violations in the past:

HOWARD LAKE (Population served: 2,016, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-07-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.9%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

People in group quarters in Howard Lake in 2010:

  • 39 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

Banks with branches in Howard Lake (2011 data):

  • Citizens Alliance Bank: Security State Bank Of Howard Lake B at 900 Sixth Street, branch established on 1915/09/15. Info updated 2011/11/23: Bank assets: $429.2 mil, Deposits: $360.6 mil, headquarters in Clara City, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Forstrom Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Howard Lake:

Marital status in Howard Lake, MN
  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Howard Lake:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Minnesota average:

10.9

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

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Religion statistics for Howard Lake, MN (based on Wright County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,49456
Catholic18,69913
Mainline Protestant16,14328
Other7155
None69,649-
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: 15
Wright County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Wright County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
This county:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Wright County:

26.6%
Minnesota:

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

9.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.0%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Howard Lake:

37.6%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Howard Lake:

28.6
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Howard Lake:

24.7%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.0%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Howard Lake:

31.7%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Howard Lake:

50.7%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.9%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Howard Lake, 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
Police Protection - Officers 3$13,209$52,8364$2,296
Financial Administration 3$15,387$61,5480$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,134$30,80410$5,710
Streets and Highways 1$4,421$53,0521$1,962
Sewerage 0$0 1$4,076
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$5,435
Totals for Government 9$38,151$50,86817$19,479

Howard Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $572,000 ($278.48)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $826,000 ($402.14)
    Liquor Stores: $741,000 ($360.76)
    General - Other: $471,000 ($229.31)
    Water Utilities: $369,000 ($179.65)
    Police Protection: $296,000 ($144.11)
    Financial Administration: $270,000 ($131.45)
    Regular Highways: $188,000 ($91.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $124,000 ($60.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $117,000 ($56.96)
    Health - Other: $110,000 ($53.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($35.05)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($13.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $20,000 ($9.74)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $338,000 ($164.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $2,575,000 ($1253.65)
    Water Utilities: $1,304,000 ($634.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($25.80)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($18.50)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($4.38)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($3.41)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($2.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($1.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $734,000 ($357.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $160,000 ($77.90)

Howard Lake government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $706,000 ($343.72)
    Other: $230,000 ($111.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $122,000 ($59.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $182,000 ($88.61)
    Special Assessments: $85,000 ($41.38)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($3.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($2.43)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $743,000 ($361.73)
    Water Utilities: $463,000 ($225.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $491,000 ($239.05)
    Other: $66,000 ($32.13)
  • Tax - Property: $603,000 ($293.57)
    Other License: $22,000 ($10.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $14,000 ($6.82)

Howard Lake government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,711,000 ($8622.69)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,421,000 ($7020.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,412,000 ($2634.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,122,000 ($1033.11)

Howard Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,556,000 ($5139.24)

7.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
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 Hennepin County, MN  2.57% ($75,816 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.87% ($57,257)
from Anoka County, MN  0.46% ($55,508)


7.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
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 Hennepin County, MN  1.87% ($72,292 average AGI)
to Sherburne County, MN  1.10% ($52,737)
to Stearns County, MN  0.48% ($43,737)

Businesses in Howard Lake, MN

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Howard Lake:

  • 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)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KRWC (1360 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, MN; Owner: DONNELL, INC.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Howard Lake:

  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KJZI (100.3 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)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KZPK (98.9 FM; PAYNESVILLE, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KMXK (94.9 FM; COLD SPRING, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Howard Lake:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, 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.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Howard Lake fatal accident list:

Jan 13, 2017 06:10 PM, Us-12, Cr-6, Lat: 45.060833, Lon: -94.068956, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 21, 2013 12:23 AM, Us-12, Lat: 45.060689, Lon: -94.076711, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 2002 05:33 PM, Us-12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 11, 1988 04:17 PM, 12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 3, 1987 05:20 PM, M28, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.9mTotal length
  • $1,381,000,000Total costs
  • 2,243Total average daily traffic
  • 2,353Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • East Howard Lake WIU, Bnsf Ls22 Mp52.6 East Howard Lake Wiu (Lat: 45.061694 Lon: -94.061167), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WPMJ439,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.010 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2013, Expiration Date: 08/12/2023, Certifier: Robert C Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 45.049972 Lon: -93.083556, Call Sign: WQBX401, Licensee ID: L00942616,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, 155.385 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2005, Expiration Date: 01/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2015, Certifier: Glenn Hofer, Registrant: Howard Lake Ambulance Service, Howard Lake, MN 55349, Phone: (320) 543-2001
  • Howard Lake Ls 105ft North Of 11th St And 3rd Ave (Lat: 45.056694 Lon: -94.062444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQJW732,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.787 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2019, Expiration Date: 01/26/2029, Certifier: Joe Haller, Registrant: In Control, Inc., 10350 Jamestown St., Ne, Blaine, MN 55449, Phone: (763) 783-9500, Fax: (763) 783-9502, Email:
  • Lat: 45.059778 Lon: -94.071389, Call Sign: WQYM236,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz, 452.887 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2016, Expiration Date: 11/03/2026, Certifier: Janell Bullard, Registrant: Two Way Communications, Inc., 426 1st Avenue Se, Hutchinson, MN 55350, Phone: (320) 587-9656, Fax: (320) 587-9724, Email:
  • Lat: 45.061556 Lon: -94.057417, Call Sign: WRCI611,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 451.387 MHz, 451.412 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 456.412 MHz, Grant Date: 10/11/2018, Expiration Date: 10/11/2028, Certifier: Robert Lewison, Registrant: Ancom Communications, Inc, 1800 Cliff Rd E Ste 17, Burnsville, MN 55337, Phone: (952) 808-0033, Fax: (952) 808-0034, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • MOBILE, Lat: 45.058889 Lon: -94.068056, Call Sign: WQAM418,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.581 MHz, 952.581 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/2004, Expiration Date: 07/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2014, Certifier: Tom Gocpfert, Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 North Glebe Road, Ste. 1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2215, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • Howard Lake, Lat: 45.057528 Lon: -94.066972, Type: Tank, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQIM479,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2018, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Anthony R Will, Registrant: Broadband Corp., 1772 Steiger Lake Ln., Victoria, MN 55386, Phone: (952) 215-3781, Fax: (952) 941-7916, Email:
  • HOWARD LAKE 1900, 11146 51st Street Southwest (Lat: 45.075861 Lon: -94.111722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 92.7 m, Overall height: 94.8 m, Call Sign: WQQW854,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2013, Expiration Date: 03/18/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S. Akard St. Rm. 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • MS33XC024, Ms33xc024-C (Lat: 45.048333 Lon: -94.082528), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQRA785,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2013, Expiration Date: 04/05/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • A1O0540A, Ms33xc024-C (Lat: 45.048333 Lon: -94.082528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQVS680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2015, Expiration Date: 04/30/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Howard Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Howard Lake)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$67,4102$178,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$154,940
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$108,410
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1012.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$110,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1012.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Howard Lake, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Howard Lake, MN - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of reported fires - 21 took place in 2008, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Howard Lake, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.4%), and Structure Fires (37.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Howard Lake, MN
    • 9046.4%Outside Fires
    • 7337.6%Structure Fires
    • 3015.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Howard Lake, MN
Most common first names in Howard Lake, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3078.3 years
Walter2881.5 years
John2677.4 years
George2679.5 years
Albert2480.2 years
Fred2484.8 years
Dorothy2277.3 years
Charles2276.1 years
Mary2282.6 years
Emma2281.1 years
Most common last names in Howard Lake, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Diers3677.5 years
Engel2879.7 years
Anderson2879.3 years
Birkholz2677.1 years
Zander2484.1 years
Luhman2483.0 years
Johnson2479.7 years
Yager2481.0 years
Gruenhagen2277.6 years
Miller2079.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Howard Lake, MN
  • 89.2%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Electricity
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Howard Lake, MN
  • 47.6%Utility gas
  • 42.2%Electricity
  • 5.7%Other fuel
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%No fuel used


Howard Lake compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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