Madelia, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 2,254 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 
Males: 1,112  (49.4%)
Females: 1,142  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56062.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,714 (it was $34,219 in 2000)
Madelia:

$45,714
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,439 (it was $16,266 in 2000)

Madelia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $109,963 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Madelia:

$109,963
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $124,723; detached houses: $135,465; mobile homes: $5,065

Median gross rent in 2019: $762.

March 2019 cost of living index in Madelia: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.6%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.5% for Black residents, 20.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.2% for other race residents, 31.1% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Madelia, MN (2019)
    • 1,75465.8%White alone
    • 74127.8%Hispanic
    • 883.3%Black alone
    • 722.7%Two or more races
    • 210.8%Asian alone

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

Crime rates in Madelia by year

Type

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(89.3)
1
(44.9)
2
(89.8)
3
(132.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(44.6)
6
(269.2)
4
(179.5)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(223.2)
23
(1,032)
4
(179.5)
2
(88.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(580.4)
26
(1,166)
18
(807.9)
19
(838.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(44.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(89.8)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index122.8208.6159.8145.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Madelia, MN

Crime rate in Madelia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (27.1%), Norwegian (12.9%), American (4.5%), European (3.0%), Polish (2.0%), Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1029 feet

Land area: 1.25 square miles.

Population density: 1,807 people per square mile   (low).

Madelia, Minnesota map

331 residents are foreign born (11.3% Latin America).

This city:

12.4%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,373 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,154 (1.1%)

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 )

Latitude: 44.05 N, Longitude: 94.42 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Madelia, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Madelia, MN in 2019
Madelia satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Madelia, MN residents
Average permit cost in Madelia, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +22 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in Madelia, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (14.7%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.7%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (14.8%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Food (14.6%)
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Madelia, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Child care workers (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.4%)

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 significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 106% greater 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 Madelia 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, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 241.9 miles away from Madelia 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 Madelia 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 (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Madelia topographic map

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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Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Howard Olson - Politician.

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Madelia:

Marital status in Madelia, MN
  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Madelia:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.6
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Madelia
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Madelia, MN (based on Watonwan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

46.4%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.3%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Madelia:

28.4
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Madelia:

23.0%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.0%
State:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Madelia:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Madelia:

32.6%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

51.9%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Madelia:

76.2%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Madelia, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 7$48,116$82,4850$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$18,062$54,1862$126
Water Supply 3$11,510$46,0400$0
Financial Administration 2$11,293$67,7580$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,555$45,3300$0
Sewerage 1$4,561$54,7320$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$560
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$2,746
Totals for Government 19$101,098$63,8519$3,432

Madelia government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,352,000 ($1930.79)
    Sewerage: $2,063,000 ($915.26)
    Police Protection: $1,364,000 ($605.15)
    Water Utilities: $606,000 ($268.86)
    Liquor Stores: $503,000 ($223.16)
    General - Other: $419,000 ($185.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $396,000 ($175.69)
    Regular Highways: $347,000 ($153.95)
    Financial Administration: $210,000 ($93.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $126,000 ($55.90)
    Health - Other: $111,000 ($49.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000 ($31.50)
    Libraries: $20,000 ($8.87)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($8.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000 ($50.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Liquor Stores: $563,000 ($249.78)
    Electric Utilities: $345,000 ($153.06)
    Sewerage: $141,000 ($62.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $72,000 ($31.94)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($16.42)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($15.97)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($8.43)

Madelia government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $991,000 ($439.66)
    Other: $387,000 ($171.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $240,000 ($106.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000 ($31.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $386,000 ($171.25)
    Other: $131,000 ($58.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($5.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $152,000 ($67.44)
    Special Assessments: $47,000 ($20.85)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($11.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($1.77)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,409,000 ($1956.08)
    Liquor Stores: $548,000 ($243.12)
    Water Utilities: $453,000 ($200.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,492,000 ($661.93)
    General Local Government Support: $927,000 ($411.27)
    Highways: $19,000 ($8.43)
  • Tax - Property: $582,000 ($258.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $27,000 ($11.98)
    Other License: $7,000 ($3.11)

Madelia government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,843,000 ($1261.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,422,000 ($1074.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $421,000 ($186.78)

Madelia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,671,000 ($1628.66)

5.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Blue Earth County, MN  1.11% ($77,740 average AGI)
to Martin County, MN  0.51% ($50,174)
to Brown County, MN  0.45% ($49,300)

Businesses in Madelia, MN

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

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 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Madelia fatal accident list:

Nov 4, 2018 05:27 PM, Central Ave N, Lat: 44.051308, Lon: -94.416956, Vehicles: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
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
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 272ft / 83.0mTotal length
  • $1,507,000,000Total costs
  • 41,193Total average daily traffic
  • 5,138Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,504Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Madelia, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Madelia, MN

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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 2 Mi W Jct State Hwy 30 & 60 (Lat: 43.976361 Lon: -94.469139), Call Sign: KNHB855,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.825 MHz, Grant Date: 05/04/2013, Expiration Date: 07/19/2023, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2012, Expiration Date: 02/27/2022, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2015, Expiration Date: 12/22/2025, Certifier: Shawn Swenson, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2013, Expiration Date: 01/09/2023, Certifier: Jack Graudenz, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 10/15/2015, Expiration Date: 10/15/2025, Certifier: Cody Wiens, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725, Email:
  • Lat: 44.051528 Lon: -94.422528, Call Sign: WQYF521,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz, 452.762 MHz, 452.837 MHz, 456.512 MHz, 457.837 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2016, Expiration Date: 09/12/2026, Certifier: Nate Krohn, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Email:
  • Lat: 44.089556 Lon: -94.426833, Call Sign: WREI800,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.962 MHz, 469.787 MHz, Grant Date: 10/08/2019, Expiration Date: 10/08/2029, Certifier: Tim Sorenson, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications Co, 706 N. Grand Avenue, Spencer, IA 51301, Phone: (507) 207-2125, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2012, Expiration Date: 07/09/2022, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • Madelia, 82546 310th Street (Lat: 44.038889 Lon: -94.418306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQYH525,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6830.62 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/2016, Expiration Date: 09/29/2026, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh, Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 1500 West County Road B2 Ms730, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • MADELIA, 83737 290th Street (Lat: 44.061194 Lon: -94.397694), Type: Silo, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WRDH989, Licensee ID: L01725399,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2019, Expiration Date: 05/03/2029, Certifier: Jon Langland, Registrant: Crystal Valley Cooperative, 721 W Humphrey St, Lake Crystal, MN 56055, Phone: (507) 726-6455, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Madelia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1597E, N1597E, N-1597E, Serial Number: 7AC-5162, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/21/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Mark J Kunz, 84608 305th St, Madelia, MN 56062
  • 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, N3371N, N-3371N, Serial Number: 22571, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 05/10/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas R Feder, 511 3rd St Sw, 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, N9116R, N-9116R, Serial Number: 1469E, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 01/23/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Mark J Kunz, 84608 305th St, Madelia, MN 56062

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of fires - 26 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Madelia, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.2%), and Outside Fires (30.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Madelia, MN
    • 8041.2%Structure Fires
    • 5930.4%Outside Fires
    • 4724.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 84.1%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Madelia, MN
  • 94.9%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Electricity
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Madelia, MN
  • 48.4%Electricity
  • 47.5%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Madelia compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in El Salvador (population 500+)"
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