For population 25 years and over in Lake Henry:
For population 15 years and over in Lake Henry city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $800 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (30.9 miles , pop. 59,107).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (81.9 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (435.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Regal, MN (2.1 miles) , Spring Hill, MN (2.2 miles) , Paynesville, MN (2.6 miles ), St. Martin, MN (2.6 miles ), Roscoe, MN (2.8 miles) , Belgrade, MN (3.2 miles ), Elrosa, MN (3.2 miles) , Greenwald, MN (3.2 miles ).
Latitude: 45.46 N, Longitude: 94.80 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 320
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Average climate in Lake Henry, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lake Henry-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Lake Henry city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 45.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lake Henry-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 96% 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 62.0 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 74.0 miles away from Lake Henry center
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 33.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Stearns County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lake Henry:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Henry:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.4%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Lake Henry compared to Minnesota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lake Henry city (based on Stearns County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.60%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 29
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake Henry government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Lake Henry government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Lake Henry government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
7.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,118 average adjusted gross income)
0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($142 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,089 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($132 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Henry:
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TV broadcast stations around Lake Henry:
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.