La Salle, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 85 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.6%
 
Males: 37  (44.3%)
Females: 48  (55.7%)
Median resident age:

35.7 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 56056

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,433 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
La Salle:

$51,433
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,510 (it was $15,941 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $61,592 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
La Salle:

$61,592
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $60,285; detached houses: $60,370
March 2019 cost of living index in La Salle: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.9%

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Ancestries: German (56.7%), Czech (23.3%), American (6.7%), Swedish (6.7%), Norwegian (3.3%), Scandinavian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1030 feet

Land area: 0.09 square miles.

Population density: 946 people per square mile   (low).

La Salle, Minnesota map

4 residents are foreign born (4.4% Asia).

This city:

4.4%
Minnesota:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $532 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $607 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (77.0 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (89.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (381.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hanska, MN (2.6 miles ),
St. James, MN (2.6 miles ),
Madelia, MN (2.8 miles ),
Lewisville, MN (3.5 miles ),
Searles, MN (3.6 miles),
Darfur, MN (3.7 miles),
Butterfield, MN (3.7 miles ),
Odin, MN (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 44.07 N, Longitude: 94.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

Distribution of median household income in La Salle, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in La Salle, MN in 2019

La Salle satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
Minnesota:

3.9%

Average climate in La Salle, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

La Salle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the La Salle city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

On 8/1/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

La Salle-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.0 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 139.4 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 240.3 miles away from La Salle center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 235.2 miles away from La Salle center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 195.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 163.5 miles away from La Salle center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Watonwan County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near La Salle:

  • LUTHER MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MADELIA, MN)
  • MADELIA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MADELIA, MN)
  • REM HEARTLAND INC MADELIA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MADELIA, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Salle:

  • South Central College (about 27 miles; North Mankato, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 29 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 35 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 49 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 65 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 71 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • St Olaf College (about 74 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in La Salle: La Salle Library (A), La Salle City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in La Salle include: La Salle Lutheran Church (A), Hanska - La Salle Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Watonwan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

42.9%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.9%
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: 4.8% of all households

Banks with branches in La Salle (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank Minnesota: La Salle Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1906/07/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $314.2 mil, Deposits: $269.4 mil, headquarters in New Ulm, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorporation Of New Ulm, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in La Salle:

Marital status in La Salle, MN
  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in La Salle:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for La Salle, MN (based on Watonwan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,52115
Catholic2,5142
Evangelical Protestant1,93116
Other-1
None2,245-
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: 5
Watonwan County:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.7%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Watonwan County:

26.8%
Minnesota:

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

18.7%
Minnesota:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 0$0 15$3,494
Financial Administration 0$0 9$5,633
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,471
Totals for Government 0$0 26$10,598

La Salle government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $48,000 ($564.71)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($317.65)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($247.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($211.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($70.59)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($23.53)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($11.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($117.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($164.71)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($82.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($70.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($35.29)

La Salle government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $39,000 ($458.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($11.76)
    Other: $1,000 ($11.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($294.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($211.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,000 ($200.00)
    Other: $15,000 ($176.47)
  • Tax - Property: $31,000 ($364.71)

La Salle government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $321,000 ($3776.47)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $317,000 ($3729.41)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($94.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000 ($47.06)

5.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Blue Earth County, MN  1.11% ($77,740 average AGI)
to Martin County, MN  0.51% ($50,174)
to Brown County, MN  0.45% ($49,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in La Salle:

  • 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)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KNUJ (860 AM; 1 kW; NEW ULM, MN)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in La Salle:

  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KYSM-FM (103.5 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around La Salle:

  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.2mTotal length
  • $540,000,000Total costs
  • 4,979Total average daily traffic
  • 60Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,568Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in La Salle, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for La Salle, MN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Guy Chambers, On Twp Road 74 1.2 Miles East Of Wantonwan Co Hwy 16. (Lat: 44.052083 Lon: -94.525500), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: State Of Minnesota, Guy.Chambers@dot.State.Mn.Us, , MS730 Saint- Paul, Phone: (651) 234-7966
  • Guy Chambers, On Twp Road 74 1.2 Miles East Of Wantonwan Co Hwy 16. (Lat: 44.052083 Lon: -94.525500), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: State Of Minnesota, Guy.Chambers@dot.State.Mn.Us, , MS730 Saint- Paul, Phone: (651) 234-7966
  • Guy Chambers, On Twp Road 74 1.2 Miles East Of Wantonwan Co Hwy 16. (Lat: 44.052083 Lon: -94.525500), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: State Of Minnesota, James.Mohn@state.Mn.Us, , MS730 Saint- Paul, Phone: (651) 234-7969

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • LaSalle, Lat: 44.052083 Lon: -94.525500, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQKH680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Certifier: Greg F Radtke Mr., Registrant: Shelley Sadowsky, LLC, 5938 Dorchester Way, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (202) 997-9392, Email:
  • LaSalle, On Twp Road 74 1.2 Miles East Of Wantonwan Co Hwy 16. (Lat: 44.052083 Lon: -94.525500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQMI426,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, 6718.75 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6670.62 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/2020, Expiration Date: 08/16/2030, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh, Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 1500 West County Road B2 Ms730, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • La Salle, Intersection Of Main St And Broadway (Lat: 44.071556 Lon: -94.568917), Type: Tank, Structure height: 37.2 m, Call Sign: WRDE355, Licensee ID: L01701212,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2019, Expiration Date: 04/08/2029, Certifier: Jay Lunz, Registrant: Christensen Communications Company, 104 West Main St, Madelia, MN 56062, Phone: (507) 642-5555, Fax: (507) 642-5500, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: RUSSELL MARK RANS S-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 510ZT, N510ZT, N-510ZT, Serial Number: 0790107, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Scott J Benson, Po Box 44, La Salle, MN 56056

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in La Salle, MN
  • 91.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Electricity
  • 2.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in La Salle, MN
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


La Salle compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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