Kasson, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 6,387 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +45.2%
Males: 3,112  (48.7%)
Females: 3,275  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

33.1 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55944, 55955.

Kasson Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,162 (it was $49,022 in 2000)
Kasson:

$71,162
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,001 (it was $19,249 in 2000)

Kasson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $183,980 (it was $97,000 in 2000)
Kasson:

$183,980
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $170,830; detached houses: $182,356; townhouses or other attached units: $158,324; mobile homes: $30,470

Median gross rent in 2017: $662.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kasson: 102.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.1%
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  • Races in Kasson, MN (2010)
    • 5,54793.5%White alone
    • 2504.2%Hispanic
    • 671.1%Two or more races
    • 290.5%Asian alone
    • 240.4%Black alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kasson, Minnesota as of January 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kasson is 6,220 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Kasson by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
(33.2)
3
(49.4)
5
(81.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
1
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(52.6)
2
(33.5)
3
(49.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(65.0)
5
(79.3)
1
(15.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(70.8)
5
(87.8)
10
(175.3)
8
(133.8)
9
(149.6)
9
(149.4)
10
(164.7)
9
(147.4)
2
(32.5)
5
(79.3)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(460.3)
30
(526.6)
48
(841.7)
32
(535.4)
30
(498.7)
33
(547.9)
51
(840.1)
76
(1,245)
57
(925.8)
70
(1,110)
7
(108.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(106.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.5)
3
(50.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(49.8)
6
(98.8)
3
(49.1)
6
(97.5)
4
(63.4)
1
(15.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.9)
1
(15.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)35.427.257.941.545.462.995.9129.665.088.38.7

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City-data.com crime index in Kasson, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: German (32.7%), Norwegian (19.4%), American (7.2%), Dutch (5.0%), Czech (4.5%), Swedish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/24/1870

Elevation: 1242 feet

Land area: 2.03 square miles.

Population density: 3,152 people per square mile   (average).

Kasson, Minnesota map

135 residents are foreign born (0.6% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.1%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,362 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,019 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (13.8 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (66.3 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (298.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mantorville, MN (1.6 miles ),
Byron, MN (2.3 miles ),
Dodge Center, MN (2.3 miles ),
Hayfield, MN (3.3 miles ),
West Concord, MN (3.3 miles ),
Claremont, MN (3.5 miles ),
Pine Island, MN (3.6 miles ),
Oronoco, MN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 44.03 N, Longitude: 92.75 W

Area code: 507

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2000: 88 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2001: 86 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2002: 84 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2003: 84 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2004: 61 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $202,300
  • 2014: 33 buildings, average cost: $218,200
  • 2015: 41 buildings, average cost: $234,900
  • 2016: 41 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2017: 46 buildings, average cost: $191,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Kasson, MN residents
Average permit cost in Kasson, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Kasson, MN
Historical housing units in Kasson, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +799 (+22.2%).
Most common industries in Kasson, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (22.7%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (38.8%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Kasson, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (11.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Kasson, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Kasson, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.1. This is about average.

City:

68.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.752. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.752
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.71
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Kasson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/16/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Kasson city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 tornado 23.8 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kasson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 86% 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 197.1 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 207.5 miles away from Kasson center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 330.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 264.3 miles away from Kasson center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 461.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 439.8 miles away from Kasson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dodge County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kasson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Kasson:

  • KASSON MSOCS (1101 1ST AVENUE NORTHEAST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Kasson:

  • FAIRVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DODGE CENTER, MN)
  • SEASONS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF MN (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • INTERNATIONAL QUALITY HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • CNS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • MAPLE MANOR HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)
  • ALLENDALE HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ROCHESTER, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kasson:

  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 17 miles; Rochester, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,444)
  • Riverland Community College (about 28 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • St Olaf College (about 37 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 52 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 53 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Winona State University (about 55 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 58 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)

Public high school in Kasson:

  • KASSON-MANTORVILLE SENIOR HIGH (Location: 101 16TH ST NE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kasson:

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Library in Kasson:

  • KASSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $226,798; Location: 16 FIRST AVENUE NW; 21,044 books; 15,187 e-books; 1,775 audio materials; 2,811 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 4 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kasson: Kasson (A), Kasson Fire Department (B), Kasson Public Library (C), Kasson Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Kasson include: Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church (A), Saint John's Lutheran Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), Mount Sion Independent Lutheran Church (E), Saint Peter's Episcopal Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Our Saviour Evangelical Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Americinn (301 8th Street Southeast).

Birthplace of: Willis Kienholz - Football player and coach.

Dodge 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 Kasson that have no violations reported:

  • KASSON (Address: 401 Fifth Street SE , Population served: 5,997, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
27 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Kasson (2011 data):

  • Kasson State Bank: at 203 W Main St, branch established on 1935/02/02; Drive-In Facility at 502 South Mantorville Avenue, branch established on 1984/01/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $59.6 mil, Deposits: $54.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Palmer Bancshares, Inc.
  • Eastwood Bank: at 109 South Mantorville Avenue, branch established on 1903/07/15. Info updated 2007/07/24: Bank assets: $554.6 mil, Deposits: $452.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Eastwood Financial Corporation Employee Profit Sharing And Stock Ownership Plan

For population 15 years and over in Kasson:

Marital status in Kasson, MN
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Kasson:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Minnesota average:

10.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kasson, MN (based on Dodge County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,56914
Catholic3,8195
Evangelical Protestant3,37918
Other1221
None6,198-
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: 3
Here:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.3%
State:

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

11.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kasson:

50.6%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kasson:

49.6%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Kasson:

28.4
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kasson:

24.4%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.1%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kasson:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.6%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.5%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Kasson:

79.5%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kasson, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$43,252$64,8785$5,393
Electric Power 4$20,515$61,5450$0
Local Libraries 4$12,278$36,8340$0
Streets and Highways 4$16,248$48,7440$0
Other Government Administration 4$22,131$66,3935$1,147
Parks and Recreation 3$13,948$55,7927$4,886
Water Supply 2$10,626$63,7560$0
Financial Administration 2$10,593$63,5580$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,115$42,6905$3,487
Sewerage 1$3,702$44,4240$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 25$3,314
Totals for Government 34$160,408$56,61547$18,227

Kasson government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $560,000 ($87.68)
    Regular Highways: $341,000 ($53.39)
    Sewerage: $261,000 ($40.86)
    Water Utilities: $109,000 ($17.07)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($4.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($2.82)
    Parking Facilities: $10,000 ($1.57)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,982,000 ($623.45)
    General - Other: $1,816,000 ($284.33)
    Sewerage: $1,103,000 ($172.69)
    Police Protection: $960,000 ($150.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $865,000 ($135.43)
    Water Utilities: $626,000 ($98.01)
    Regular Highways: $348,000 ($54.49)
    Financial Administration: $312,000 ($48.85)
    Libraries: $286,000 ($44.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $192,000 ($30.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $87,000 ($13.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $86,000 ($13.46)
    Central Staff Services: $71,000 ($11.12)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $52,000 ($8.14)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($2.66)
    Health - Other: $14,000 ($2.19)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000 ($1.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($1.41)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $128,000 ($20.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $337,000 ($52.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $35,000 ($5.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($3.60)
    Parking Facilities: $21,000 ($3.29)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($3.13)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($3.13)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($3.13)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($1.88)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,743,000 ($429.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($6.58)

Kasson government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,610,000 ($252.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $520,000 ($81.42)
    Other: $75,000 ($11.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($2.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000 ($13.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,913,000 ($299.51)
    Special Assessments: $305,000 ($47.75)
    Interest Earnings: $185,000 ($28.97)
    Rents: $107,000 ($16.75)
    Donations From Private Sources: $100,000 ($15.66)
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000 ($3.60)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,646,000 ($570.85)
    Water Utilities: $671,000 ($105.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,008,000 ($157.82)
    Other: $123,000 ($19.26)
    Highways: $9,000 ($1.41)
  • Tax - Property: $2,761,000 ($432.28)
    Other License: $110,000 ($17.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $63,000 ($9.86)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($0.78)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($0.47)

Kasson government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,916,000 ($2491.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,262,000 ($2232.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,274,000 ($669.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,620,000 ($410.21)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $1,476,000 ($231.09)
    Beginning: $1,414,000 ($221.39)

Kasson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,978,000 ($1562.24)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,017,000 ($628.93)

6.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
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 Olmsted County, MN  2.93% ($53,674 average AGI)
from Steele County, MN  0.53% ($44,302)
from Mower County, MN  0.48% ($42,692)


6.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
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 Olmsted County, MN  2.39% ($53,516 average AGI)
to Steele County, MN  0.55% ($49,386)
to Mower County, MN  0.31% ($47,520)
Businesses in Kasson, MN
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kasson:

  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KROC (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kasson:

  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KFSI (92.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • KYBA (105.3 FM; STEWARTVILLE, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO)
  • KOWZ-FM (100.9 FM; BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: BLOOMING PRAIRIE FARM RADIO INC.)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • KQCL (95.9 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRUE (92.1 FM; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K280EC (103.9 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K289AE (105.7 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Kasson:

  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K52HH (Channel 52; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • K27CW (Channel 27; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Kasson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Kasson fatal accident list:

Jun 1, 2001 03:12 AM, Sr-57, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 21, 1997 10:32 PM, 14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 1986 12:25 AM, 57, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.0mTotal length
  • $213,001,000Total costs
  • 58,294Total average daily traffic
  • 4,063Total average daily truck traffic
  • 44,155Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kasson, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kasson, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 19 E Main St (Lat: 44.036361 Lon: -92.747139), Call Sign: WRZ610, Licensee ID: L00110722,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.295 MHz, 154.325 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2000, Expiration Date: 05/30/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2005, Registrant: Kasson, Town Of, 19 E Main St, Kasson, MN 55944, Phone: (507) 634-2301
  • 503 W Main St (Lat: 44.036361 Lon: -92.743528), Call Sign: KRG963, Licensee ID: L00032440,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.540 MHz, Grant Date: 01/17/1997, Expiration Date: 12/10/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2001, Registrant: 1 Stop Realty Inc, 402 S Mantorville Ave, Kasson, MN 55944, Phone: (507) 634-7033
  • Cor 2nd St & 4th Ave (Lat: 44.030528 Lon: -92.666306), Structure height: 38 m, Call Sign: KIA475,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.250 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2001, Expiration Date: 08/30/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2008, Certifier: Barth J Wolf, Registrant: Minnesota Energy Resources, 2850 South Ashland Avenue, Green Bay, WI 54307-9002, Phone: (920) 617-5166, Email:
  • Lat: 44.029500 Lon: -92.748556, Call Sign: WQBX515,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.450 MHz, 452.700 MHz, 463.825 MHz, 464.075 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2005, Expiration Date: 01/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2015, Certifier: Rolland Spriggle, Registrant: Spectrum & Licensing Services, 395 Buford Ave., Ste C, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 339-0816, Fax: (717) 339-0817
  • 12 1st Ave Ne (Lat: 44.029722 Lon: -92.746667), Type: Upole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.1 m, Call Sign: WQFW636,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.312 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2016, Expiration Date: 10/23/2026, Certifier: Todd Kispert, Registrant: City Of Kasson, 401 5th St Se, Kasson, MN 55944, Phone: (507) 634-7071, Fax: (507) 634-4737, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 107 Sw 8th Ave (Lat: 44.028278 Lon: -92.758778), Structure height: 22.9 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNTP445,
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.750 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/1997, Expiration Date: 07/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2002, Phone: (507) 775-2903
  • KASSON, Lat: 44.032778 Lon: -92.738333, Call Sign: WPQR717,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.431 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2010, Expiration Date: 09/06/2020, Certifier: Burt Fjerstad Jr, Registrant: City Of Kasson, 401 5th Street Se, Kasson, MN 55594-2204, Phone: (507) 634-7071, Fax: (507) 634-4737, Email:
  • Kasson CHS, 107 8th Ave Sw (Lat: 44.028194 Lon: -92.759194), Type: Silo, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 64 m, Call Sign: WQXF431,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz... (+18 more), Grant Date: 02/18/2016, Expiration Date: 02/18/2026, Certifier: Darin C Steffl, Registrant: Minnesota Wifi, 111 Fuller Road, Kasson, MN 55944, Phone: (507) 634-9434, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kasson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kasson)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 18 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kasson, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.6%), and Outside Fires (31.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kasson, MN
    • 7444.6%Structure Fires
    • 5331.9%Outside Fires
    • 3822.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kasson, MN
Most common first names in Kasson, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2370.2 years
Harold1575.6 years
James1471.3 years
Richard1379.8 years
Helen1376.8 years
Margaret1182.9 years
John1178.3 years
Walter1083.1 years
Dorothy1084.6 years
William1079.2 years
Most common last names in Kasson, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1885.7 years
Johnson1382.3 years
Jensen1382.8 years
Miller1084.2 years
Peterson1081.1 years
Olive1078.7 years
Erickson1081.6 years
Ness977.4 years
Nelson980.8 years
Boyum882.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kasson, MN
  • 93.2%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kasson, MN
  • 54.7%Utility gas
  • 35.5%Electricity
  • 9.8%No fuel used


Kasson compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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.

Kasson on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest city-data.com crime index (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 (55944) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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