For population 25 years and over in Ihlen:
For population 15 years and over in Ihlen city:
5 residents are foreign born (4.7% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $600 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (31.5 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (169.6 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (462.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Jasper, MN (2.1 miles ), Trosky, MN (2.4 miles) , Pipestone, MN (2.6 miles ), Hatfield, MN (3.1 miles) , Sherman, SD (3.4 miles) , Edgerton, MN (3.5 miles ), Hardwick, MN (3.6 miles ), Trent, SD (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 43.91 N, Longitude: 96.37 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 507
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-9.3%).
Average climate in Ihlen, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ihlen-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Ihlen city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/13/1968, a category F5 tornado 35.7 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ihlen-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from Ihlen center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pipestone County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Ihlen:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ihlen:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Ihlen that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.3%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Ihlen compared to Minnesota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ihlen city (based on Pipestone County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 99.35%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ihlen government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Ihlen government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Ihlen government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
5.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,852 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,719 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 530
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 555
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: