Madelia, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 2,279 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.6%
 
Males: 1,153  (50.6%)
Females: 1,126  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56062.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,597 (it was $34,219 in 2000)
Madelia:

$50,597
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,349 (it was $16,266 in 2000)

Madelia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $88,852 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Madelia:

$88,852
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $541.

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  • Races in Madelia, MN (2010)

    Madelia races chart
    • 1,64171.1%White alone
    • 61826.8%Hispanic
    • 321.4%Black alone
    • 70.3%Asian alone
    • 70.3%Two or more races
    • 30.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Madelia: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.4%), Norwegian (10.8%), Irish (6.2%), Swedish (5.7%), English (4.8%), Polish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1029 feet

Land area: 1.25 square miles.

Population density: 1,827 people per square mile   (low).

Madelia,MN real estate house value index trend

Madelia, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Madelia:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Madelia city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

312 residents are foreign born (12.5% Latin America).

This city:

13.1%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,286 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,128 (1.4%)

Madelia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (72.9 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (84.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (373.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: La Salle, MN (2.8 miles) , Hanska, MN (2.8 miles ), Lewisville, MN (3.0 miles ), Lake Crystal, MN (3.3 miles ), St. James, MN (3.4 miles ), Searles, MN (3.5 miles) , Garden City, MN (3.5 miles ), Vernon Center, MN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $34,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $234,500
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.05 N, Longitude: 94.42 W

Area code: 507

Madelia household income distribution Madelia home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Madelia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Madelia, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Madelia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the Madelia city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

On 8/24/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 37 people and caused $24 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Madelia-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 81% 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 137.4 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 145.2 miles away from Madelia center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 248.1 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 241.9 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 202.8 miles away from Madelia center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 169.8 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 Watonwan County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Madelia topographic map

Birthplace of: Howard Olson - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Madelia:

  • MADELIA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 121 DREW AVENUE SOUTHEAST)
  • REM HEARTLAND INC MADELIA (226 DREW AVE SE)
  • LUTHER MEMORIAL HOME (221 6TH STREET SOUTHWEST)

Heliports located in Madelia:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Madelia:

  • South Central College (about 21 miles; North Mankato, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 22 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 30 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 50 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • St Olaf College (about 68 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 73 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Riverland Community College (about 76 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)

Public high schools in Madelia:

Public elementary/middle school in Madelia:

Private elementary/middle school in Madelia:

  • ST MARYS CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 54, Location: 223 1ST ST NE, Grades: PK-6)
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Notable locations in Madelia: Watona Park Campground (A), Madelia Golf Course (B), Madelia (C), Madelia City Hall (D), Madelia City Police Department (E), Madelia Fire Department and Community Ambulance Service (F), Madelia Public Library (G), Watawan County Historical Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Madelia include: United Methodist Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (C), Salem Lutheran Church (D), Presbyterian Church (E), Iglesia Misionera Pentecostes (F), Faith Lutheran Church (G), Church of Christ (H), Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Madelia include: Watona Park (1), Citizens of Madelia Marker (2), Fort Cox Marker (3), Lions Park (4), Flanders Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Motel Bird Cage (615 Benzel Avenue Southwest), Madelia Telephone Company (104 West Main Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 43.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.9%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 9.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.6%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
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: 0.2% of all households
63 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
20 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
79 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Madelia, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Madelia (2011 data):

  • Alliance Bank: Madelia Branch at 20 West Main Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2007/03/09: Bank assets: $594.8 mil, Deposits: $509.0 mil, headquarters in Lake City, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Alliance Financial Services, Inc.
  • Farmers State Bank of Madelia, Incorporated: Farmers State Bank Of Madelia, Incorporated at 34 Main Street, branch established on 1916/07/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.3 mil, Deposits: $52.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Madelia Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Minnesota average:

10.7

Madelia travel time to work - commute Madelia mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Madelia city (based on Watonwan County data)

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
Watonwan County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Watonwan County:

26.8%
Minnesota:

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

18.7%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Madelia:

47.1%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.3%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Madelia:

28.6
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Madelia:

23.2%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Madelia:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Madelia:

32.4%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Madelia:

76.4%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Madelia, 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
Financial Administration 3$14,850$59,4000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,197
Police Protection - Officers 3$13,989$55,9568$3,611
Police - Other 0$0 1$908
Firefighters 0$0 24$1,793
Streets and Highways 2$8,007$48,0420$0
Health 0$0 23$2,128
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$576
Sewerage 2$7,213$43,2780$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 31$11,049
Water Supply 1$4,193$50,3160$0
Electric Power 6$34,010$68,0200$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 8$3,039
Totals for Government 17$82,262$58,067101$24,301

Madelia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($8.78)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,597,000 ($700.75)
    Sewerage: $413,000 ($181.22)
    Water Utilities: $371,000 ($162.79)
    Police Protection: $340,000 ($149.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $281,000 ($123.30)
    Liquor Stores: $269,000 ($118.03)
    General - Other: $227,000 ($99.61)
    Regular Highways: $215,000 ($94.34)
    Financial Administration: $108,000 ($47.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $59,000 ($25.89)
    Fire Protection: $58,000 ($25.45)
    Health Services - Other: $44,000 ($19.31)
    Housing & Community Development: $19,000 ($8.34)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($6.58)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($5.27)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $7,000 ($3.07)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $107,000 ($46.95)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $42,000 ($18.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $138,000 ($60.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,446,000 ($634.49)
    Electric Utilities: $603,000 ($264.59)
    Regular Highways: $90,000 ($39.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $46,000 ($20.18)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($14.92)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($7.46)
    Liquor Stores: $5,000 ($2.19)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.44)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.44)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,896,000 ($831.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $79,000 ($34.66)

Madelia government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $469,000 ($205.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $172,000 ($75.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $65,000 ($28.52)
    All Other: $55,000 ($24.13)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $12,000 ($5.27)
    Interest Revenue: $-20,000 ($-8.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $29,000 ($12.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($1.32)
    Highways: $2,000 ($0.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $369,000 ($161.91)
    Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($30.28)
    Special Assessments: $37,000 ($16.24)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,840,000 ($807.37)
    Water Utilities: $506,000 ($222.03)
    Liquor Stores: $294,000 ($129.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $537,000 ($235.63)
    All Other: $45,000 ($19.75)
  • Tax - Property: $423,000 ($185.61)
    NEC: $8,000 ($3.51)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($2.63)

Madelia government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $1,780,000 ($781.04)
    Water Utilities: $1,565,000 ($686.70)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,296,000 ($1007.46)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,565,000 ($686.70)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $70,000 ($30.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,629,000 ($1592.37)
    Electric Utilities: $1,690,000 ($741.55)
    Water Utilities: $1,425,000 ($625.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $162,000 ($71.08)
    Water Utilities: $140,000 ($61.43)
    Electric Utilities: $90,000 ($39.49)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $130,000 ($57.04)
    Total Federal Securities: $117,000 ($51.34)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,391,000 ($2804.30)

4.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Blue Earth County, MN  0.62% ($32,556 average AGI)
from Martin County, MN  0.57% ($28,560)
from Brown County, MN  0.53% ($27,609)


5.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Blue Earth County, MN  0.91% ($24,575 average AGI)
to Nicollet County, MN  0.45% ($29,000)
to Brown County, MN  0.32% ($25,857)

Strongest AM radio stations in Madelia:

  • 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)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNUJ (860 AM; 1 kW; NEW ULM, MN)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KYSM (1230 AM; 1 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Madelia:

  • 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.)
  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSU (89.7 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K274AL (102.7 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • K206DI (89.1 FM; NICOLLET, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Madelia:

  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • 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)
Madelia fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Madelia fatal accident list:

Jan 31, 2003 03:09 AM, Sr-60, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 25, 1985 05:10 PM, M17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • 946Total average daily traffic
  • 1,985Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 2 Mi W Jct State Hwy 30 & 60 (Lat: 43.976361 Lon: -94.469139), Call Sign: KNHB855
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.825 MHzGrant Date: 05/04/2013, Expiration Date: 07/19/2023Registrant: 2-Way Radio Of Minnesota, Inc, 604 East First Street, Janesville, MN 56048, Phone: (507) 234-5279, Fax: (507) 234-5302, Email:
  • 2.5 Mi W Of Jct Hwy 15 & 3 .5 Mi S (Lat: 44.056361 Lon: -94.471639), Call Sign: KNCY837
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHzGrant Date: 04/03/2012, Expiration Date: 02/27/2022Registrant: Guyer Farms Inc., 80299 Elm Creek Road, Madelia, MN 56062, Phone: (507) 642-8293, Fax: (507) 642-8294, Email:
  • Lat: 44.050611 Lon: -94.418528, Call Sign: WQEB786
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.912 MHz, 458.912 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2015, Expiration Date: 12/22/2025, Certifier: Shawn SwensonRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • MADELIA MOBILE VLG, Lat: 44.056472 Lon: -94.417694, Call Sign: WQQJ851, Licensee ID: L01502812
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.762 MHzGrant Date: 01/09/2013, Expiration Date: 01/09/2023, Certifier: Jack GraudenzRegistrant: Cereniti Datasense Networks, 41 East Washington Street, Suite 110, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Phone: (877) 237-3648, Fax: (877) 362-6640, Email:
  • Lat: 44.045917 Lon: -94.420722, Call Sign: WQWN898
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.637 MHzGrant Date: 10/15/2015, Expiration Date: 10/15/2025, Certifier: Cody WiensRegistrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • MADELIA, 105 Buck Ave Ne (Lat: 44.051944 Lon: -94.413556), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQPN696
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 07/09/2012, Expiration Date: 07/09/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA0GEC, Licensee ID: L01356127, Grant Date: 01/03/2008, Expiration Date: 03/25/2018, Certifier: Charles R Nelson, Registrant: Charles R Nelson, 311 W Main St, Madelia, MN 56062
  • Call Sign: KA0IDT, Grant Date: 06/05/1995, Expiration Date: 06/05/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2007, Registrant: Samuel R Hawkes, 521 Benzel Ave Nw, Madelia, MN 56062
  • Call Sign: KA0IGB, Grant Date: 04/20/1995, Expiration Date: 04/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2007, Registrant: David A Rice, Rr 2 Box 4, Madelia, MN 56062
  • Call Sign: KD4KTR, Grant Date: 03/30/1995, Expiration Date: 02/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2004, Registrant: Kenneth R Wedin, 443 2nd St Se Apt 8, Madelia, MN 56062
  • Call Sign: N0DSJ, Licensee ID: L00248512, Grant Date: 12/11/2006, Expiration Date: 03/03/2017, Certifier: Donald L Rice Jr, Registrant: Donald L Rice Jr, 83110 290th St, Madelia, MN 56062
  • Call Sign: N0JXL, Licensee ID: L01339619, Grant Date: 11/19/1998, Expiration Date: 11/19/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2010, Certifier: James O Anderson, Registrant: James O Anderson, 305 Center Ave So, Madelia, MN 56062
  • Call Sign: KC0TWA, Licensee ID: L00978714, Grant Date: 02/15/2005, Expiration Date: 02/15/2015, Certifier: Sheila R Koval, Registrant: Sheila R Koval, 79595 Hammond Hwy, Madelia, MN 56062

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3371N , Serial Number: 22571, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas R Feder, 511 3rd St Sw, Madelia, MN 56062
  • Aircraft: FLYING K ENTERPRISES SKY RAIDER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 447 (40 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 507BB , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 05/13/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Mark J Kunz, 84608 305th St, Madelia, MN 56062
  • Aircraft: KUNZ MARK AVID BANDIT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9116R , Serial Number: 1469E, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Mark J Kunz, 84608 305th St, Madelia, MN 56062

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Madelia, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Madelia, Minnesota:

  • Madelia Manor, 127 W Main, Madelia, Minnesota 56062 , Phone: (507) 642-3211
  • Americinn Lodge & Suites Of Madelia, 620 Haynes Ave NE, Madelia, Minnesota 56062 , Phone: (507) 642-2004, Fax: (507) 642-2005
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Madelia, Minnesota
Most common first names in Madelia, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2681.4 years
Margaret1879.4 years
Mary1879.7 years
George1781.6 years
Richard1673.3 years
Carl1583.4 years
Anna1586.0 years
Robert1468.4 years
William1379.0 years
Joseph1281.1 years
Most common last names in Madelia, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3882.1 years
Anderson2579.7 years
Nelson1976.3 years
Larson1585.1 years
Olson1581.6 years
Smith1478.7 years
Kunz1280.6 years
Lee1175.9 years
Rasmussen983.8 years
Osborne975.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Madelia, MN

  • Ford: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1

Madelia compared to Minnesota state average:

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

Madelia on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in El Salvador (population 500+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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