Lake Henry, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 103 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.4%
 
Males: 51  (50.0%)
Females: 52  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  31.6 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 56362

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,202 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Lake Henry:

$24,202
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,127 (it was $15,694 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,414 (it was $56,900 in 2000)
Lake Henry:

$98,414
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $92,435; Detached houses: $108,750; Mobile homes: $7,600
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Henry: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (43.3%), United States (22.4%), English (16.4%), Polish (6.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 743 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Henry, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Henry:

  • High school or higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Henry city:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $800 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $650 (1.0%)

Lake Henry satellite photo by USGS

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

Lake Henry household income distribution Lake Henry home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (32%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Average climate in Lake Henry, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Henry-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 1% smaller 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 near Minnesota state average. It is 88% 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 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 242.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 102.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.4 miles away from Lake Henry 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 275.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 5, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Henry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Henry:

  • PAYNESVILLE GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PAYNESVILLE, MN)
  • PAYNESVILLE AREA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; PAYNESVILLE, MN)
  • BELGRADE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BELGRADE, MN)
  • BENEDICTINE LIVING COMMUNITY OF NEW LONDON (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NEW LONDON, MN)
  • LAKE REGION HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; NEW LONDON, MN)
  • CENTRACARE HEALTH SYSTEM - MELROSE PINE VILLA C C (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MELROSE, MN)

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

  • College of Saint Benedict (about 25 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • Ridgewater College (about 27 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 30 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 32 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 32 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 40 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)

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Notable location: Lake Henry Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Lake Henry: Saint Margaret's Parish (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Stearns 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: 26.4%
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  46.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  17.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lake Henry compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lake Henry travel time to work - commute Lake Henry mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (66%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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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%
Here: 71.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents69.8%15.5%5.1%2.5%1.7%
Congregations41.7%12.5%9.2%5.8%5.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA) Charismatic Churches IndependentBaptist General ConferenceEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents0.9%0.6%0.5%0.4%2.9%
Congregations1.7%0.8%1.7%1.7%19.2%
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: 29
Stearns County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Stearns County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Stearns County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Here:

8.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Stearns County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.6%
State:

13.0%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,024
Firefighters 0$0 3$102
Sewerage 0$0 1$409
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,535

Lake Henry government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $29,000 ($281.55)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($67.96)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($38.83)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($19.42)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($19.42)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($9.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($29.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $347,000 ($3368.93)
    Fire Protection: $80,000 ($776.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($203.88)

Lake Henry government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $23,000 ($223.30)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($87.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $207,000 ($2009.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($87.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $39,000 ($378.64)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($19.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($87.38)
    All Other: $8,000 ($77.67)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($97.09)
    NEC: $2,000 ($19.42)

Lake Henry government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $55,000 ($533.98)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $182,000 ($1766.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $231,000 ($2242.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $6,000 ($58.25)

6.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($162 average AGI)
Stearns County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Benton County, MN  1.31% ($30,497 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.57% ($28,972)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.46% ($29,148)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($74 average AGI)
Stearns County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Benton County, MN  1.39% ($30,206 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.79% ($31,098)
to Sherburne County, MN  0.64% ($30,580)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Henry:

  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KXSS (1390 AM; 3 kW; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Henry:

  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMXK (94.9 FM; COLD SPRING, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KZPK (98.9 FM; PAYNESVILLE, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KDDG (105.5 FM; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KLFN (106.5 FM; SUNBURG, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKJM (92.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: GABRIEL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, ST. CLOUD)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WHMH-FM (101.7 FM; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KVSC (88.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Henry:

  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • K14LF (Channel 14; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K54GG (Channel 54; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K17FA (Channel 17; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K39FE (Channel 39; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K52GK (Channel 52; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K20GD (Channel 20; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K27CK (Channel 27; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: WILLMAR ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH)
  • K30FZ (Channel 30; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LAKE HENRY, 2.9 Miles South Of Lake Henry, Mn (Lat: 45.418000 Lon: -94.801111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WLF453
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/21/1985, Expiration Date: 04/01/2006
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., Nw, Ste. 100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 828-1889, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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