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Population in 2012: 87 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.3%
 

Males: 46  (53.1%)
Females: 41  (46.9%)

Median resident age:  41.5 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 56056

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,267 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
La Salle:

$51,267
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,509

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,385 (it was $34,500 in 2000)
La Salle:

$57,385
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $68,243; Detached houses: $70,659; Mobile homes: $23,553

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  • White alone - 81 (93.1%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (4.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (1.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in La Salle: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Norwegian (31.8%), German (29.9%), Irish (9.3%), Russian (8.4%), Swedish (7.5%), Czech (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1030 feet

Land area: 0.09 square miles.

Population density: 968 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in La Salle:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Salle city:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

4 residents are foreign born (4.4% Asia).

This city:  4.4%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $557 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $650 (0.8%)

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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

La Salle household income distribution La Salle home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-8.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)


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Tornado activity:

La Salle-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 110% 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 below Minnesota state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Watonwan County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near La Salle:

  • LUTHER MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MADELIA, MN)
  • MADELIA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; MADELIA, MN)
  • REM HEARTLAND INC MADELIA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MADELIA, MN)

Political contributions by individuals in La Salle, MN

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

  • South Central College (about 28 miles; North Mankato, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,118)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 29 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 12,138)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 35 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 65 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • St. Olaf College (about 74 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Ridgewater College (about 78 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 2,670)
  • Normandale Community College (about 81 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 4,832)

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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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.5%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in La Salle, MN

La Salle compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.


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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.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


La Salle travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Electricity (6%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.57%
Here77.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran Church
Adherents45.6%25.3%8.0%6.6%5.7%
Congregations36.4%6.1%9.1%6.1%12.1%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents3.8%1.1%1.0%1.0%1.7%
Congregations6.1%3.0%3.0%6.1%12.1%
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
This 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
Watonwan County:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.8%
Minnesota:

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

18.7%
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

La Salle government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($172.41)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($137.93)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($45.98)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($45.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($34.48)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($22.99)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($11.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($11.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($57.47)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($11.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($68.97)

La Salle government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $22,000 ($252.87)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($11.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($114.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($114.94)
    All Other: $4,000 ($45.98)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($126.44)
    NEC: $1,000 ($11.49)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $67,000 ($770.11)

4.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
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 Blue Earth County, MN  0.61% ($19,360 average AGI)
from Cottonwood County, MN  0.44% ($38,778)
from Martin County, MN  0.39% ($103,375)


6.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
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 Blue Earth County, MN  0.92% ($39,500 average AGI)
to Nicollet County, MN  0.53% ($28,773)
to Brown County, MN  0.46% ($32,105)

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)


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: 6512347966, Guy.Chambers@dot.State.Mn.Us, 395 JOHN IRELAND BOULEVARD
  • 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: 6512973692, , 395 JOHN IRELAND BOULEVARD
  • 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: 6512347969, James.Mohn@state.Mn.Us, 395 JOHN IRELAND BOULEVARD

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 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, 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2010, Expiration Date: 08/16/2020, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh
    Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:


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