Lake Benton, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 640 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.0%
 
Males: 302  (47.3%)
Females: 338  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

45.4 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56149.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,944 (it was $29,583 in 2000)
Lake Benton:

$42,944
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,816 (it was $15,922 in 2000)

Lake Benton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $75,868 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Lake Benton:

$75,868
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $85,881; detached houses: $85,503

Median gross rent in 2017: $529.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Benton: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.3%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Lake Benton, MN (2010)
    • 67398.5%White alone
    • 71.0%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone

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


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

1.58
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: German (36.8%), American (17.7%), Dutch (7.5%), Norwegian (5.8%), Danish (3.3%), Irish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1760 feet

Land area: 3.82 square miles.

Population density: 167 people per square mile   (very low).

Lake Benton, Minnesota map

10 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $982 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,017 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (54.9 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (156.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (465.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Tyler, MN (2.8 miles ),
Elkton, SD (3.1 miles ),
Arco, MN (3.1 miles),
Ruthton, MN (3.3 miles ),
Ward, SD (3.4 miles),
Florence, MN (3.4 miles),
Holland, MN (3.6 miles ),
Ivanhoe, MN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 44.26 N, Longitude: 96.29 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Windpower Capital

Area code: 507

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $62,800
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $115,900
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $115,900
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $115,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Lake Benton, MN residents
Average permit cost in Lake Benton, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in Lake Benton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.8%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.3%)
  • Truck transportation (7.4%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Machinery (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.9%)
  • Educational services (17.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Lake Benton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.4%)
  • Child care workers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)

Average climate in Lake Benton, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Benton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 45% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Lake Benton city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 tornado 28.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Benton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 74% 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 98.1 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 154.8 miles away from Lake Benton center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 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 166.7 miles away from the city 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 113.4 miles away from Lake Benton center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 709.3 miles away from Lake Benton center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Benton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Benton:

  • TYLER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; TYLER, MN)
  • TYLER HEALTHCARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TYLER, MN)
  • DIVINE PROVIDENCE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; IVANHOE, MN)

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

  • South Dakota State University (about 25 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 30 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 52 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 54 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Ridgewater College (about 86 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 94 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • University of South Dakota (about 108 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)

Public high school in Lake Benton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Benton:

See full list of schools located in Lake Benton

Library in Lake Benton:

  • LAKE BENTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $28,346; Location: 110 E BENTON; 8,562 books; 15,187 e-books; 146 audio materials; 605 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 57 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Lake Benton include: United Methodist Church (A), Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (B), Church of Saint Genevieve (C), Grace Lutheran Church (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (E), First Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Heritage Center (Museums; Po Box 206), Lake Benton Economicdevelopment Authority (Museums; Po Box 206), Wooden Diamond B & B (Recreation Areas; 504 Shady Shore Drive).

Hotels: Steve's Resort Motel (Po Box 373), HWY 75 Motel (Highway 75).

Birthplace of: Harold Koch Boysen - World War I flying ace.

Lincoln 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 Lake Benton that have no violations reported:

  • LINCOLN-PIPESTONE RURAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 12,271, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE BENTON (Population served: 683, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • HEARTLAND COLONY (Population served: 82, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

4 people in other group homes in 2000
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Lake Benton (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank - Canby.: First Security Bank - Lake Benton Br at 107 North Center Street, branch established on 1906/12/12. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $59.0 mil, Deposits: $50.5 mil, headquarters in Canby, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Sleepy Eye Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Lake Benton:

Marital status in Lake Benton, MN
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Benton:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 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 - Lake Benton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Benton, MN (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,0269
Catholic1,6734
Evangelical Protestant8119
Other11
None1,385-
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: 4
This county:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

15.35 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

26.6%
Minnesota:

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

13.1%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lake Benton:

52.5%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Benton:

50.6%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.8%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lake Benton:

16.2%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake Benton:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

41.9%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

55.7%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake Benton:

77.0%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Benton, 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
Streets and Highways 2$20,699$124,1940$0
Other and Unallocable 1$6,437$77,2447$20,246
Police Protection - Officers 1$10,396$124,7522$3,369
Local Libraries 0$0 2$3,222
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,854
Totals for Government 4$37,532$112,59612$28,691

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

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $316,000 ($493.75)
    General - Other: $207,000 ($323.44)
    Regular Highways: $142,000 ($221.88)
    Water Utilities: $141,000 ($220.31)
    Sewerage: $136,000 ($212.50)
    Police Protection: $94,000 ($146.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000 ($68.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000 ($64.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($28.13)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($21.88)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($7.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $66,000 ($103.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,000 ($17.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($4.69)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($3.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $196,000 ($306.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($87.50)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $123,000 ($192.19)
    Other: $100,000 ($156.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($57.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($6.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $18,000 ($28.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $71,000 ($110.94)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($14.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($10.94)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $320,000 ($500.00)
    Water Utilities: $127,000 ($198.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $219,000 ($342.19)
    Other: $7,000 ($10.94)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($4.69)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($4.69)
  • Tax - Property: $187,000 ($292.19)
    Other License: $4,000 ($6.25)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,668,000 ($4168.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,599,000 ($4060.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,000 ($135.94)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,000 ($28.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,189,000 ($1857.81)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Benton:

  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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)
  • KBRK (1430 AM; 1 kW; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Benton:

  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KARL (105.1 FM; TRACY, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KARZ (107.5 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K277AI (103.3 FM; RUSSELL, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRSW (89.3 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KDBX (107.1 FM; CLEAR LAKE, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Benton:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40FZ (Channel 40; BROOKINGS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

Lake Benton fatal accident list:

Sep 16, 1998 07:54 AM, Us-14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 5, 1992 00:10 AM, 75, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 19, 1991 06:49 PM, 21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 2, 1980 10:25 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 17, 1976 11:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 17, 1975 11:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.3mTotal length
  • $49,000,000Total costs
  • 20,385Total average daily traffic
  • 911Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,309Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lake Benton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lake Benton, MN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0BXE, Licensee ID: L00469553, Grant Date: 04/18/2012, Expiration Date: 04/18/2022, Certifier: David A Huhta, Registrant: David A Huhta, 336 S Garfield St, Lake Benton, MN 56149
  • Call Sign: WB0HMS, Previous Call Sign: KC0LLS, Licensee ID: L00404595, Grant Date: 12/06/2011, Expiration Date: 01/09/2022, Certifier: Roy D Williams, Registrant: Roy D Williams, 2228 Bay View Dr, Lake Benton, MN 56149
  • Call Sign: W0DRK, Previous Call Sign: WB0YZQ, Licensee ID: L00475445, Grant Date: 04/10/2002, Expiration Date: 04/10/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2007, Certifier: Donald R Knutson, Registrant: Donald R Knutson, 1567 Shady Shore Dr., Lake Benton, MN 56149

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 2583Q , Serial Number: 25-8056049, Certificate Issue Date: 01/30/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Tony R Dykstra, 109 Jesse St, Lake Benton, MN 56149
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8020F , Serial Number: 28-7715253, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/23/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 03/28/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Michael L Thooft, 2222 Bay View Dr, Lake Benton, MN 56149
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9588M , Serial Number: 670165, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 11/22/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 12/23/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Dallas A Drietz, 311 Lakeview St S, Lake Benton, MN 56149
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99778 , Serial Number: 2401, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 07/15/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Milo W Downs, 102 Garfield St, Lake Benton, MN 56149

Most common first names in Lake Benton, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1781.1 years
John1277.2 years
Henry1082.1 years
Anna981.1 years
Walter974.8 years
Herman779.0 years
George780.9 years
Mary782.5 years
Peter774.0 years
Carl780.6 years
Most common last names in Lake Benton, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1980.0 years
Petersen1576.5 years
Meyer1473.3 years
Nielsen1177.5 years
Krog1079.2 years
Nordmeyer876.1 years
Schardin881.6 years
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Kock781.8 years
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Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Benton, MN
  • 78.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.0%Electricity
  • 5.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Benton, MN
  • 52.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 44.9%Electricity
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Lake Benton compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Forrest Christopher Hach (5)
  • Chris Bjork (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2020.