Manchester, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 56 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -30.9%
Males: 32  (57.1%)
Females: 24  (42.9%)
Median resident age:  36.8 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 56064

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,360 (it was $26,786 in 2000)
Manchester:

$37,360
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,441 (it was $15,392 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $64,272 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Manchester:

$64,272
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $70,833; Detached houses: $70,833

Median gross rent in 2012: $640.

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  • White alone - 56 (98.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (1.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Manchester: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (42.1%), German (21.1%), Danish (5.3%), French (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1283 feet

Land area: 0.09 square miles.

Population density: 629 people per square mile   (low).

Manchester, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Manchester:

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Manchester city:

  • Never married: 9.5%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 30.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $600 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $733 (1.0%)

Manchester satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (53.0 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (86.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (320.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hartland, MN (2.4 miles ), Freeborn, MN (2.5 miles ), Albert Lea, MN (2.6 miles ), Clarks Grove, MN (2.6 miles ), Alden, MN (2.7 miles ), Conger, MN (2.9 miles) , Geneva, MN (3.4 miles ), Twin Lakes, MN (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 43.72 N, Longitude: 93.45 W

Area code: 507

Manchester household income distribution Manchester home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+17.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (63%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Retail trade (43%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)

Average climate in Manchester, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Manchester-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Manchester city center killed 6 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 tornado 10.8 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Manchester-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 84% 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 185.2 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 194.1 miles away from Manchester center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 298.5 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 282.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 465.8 miles away from Manchester center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 279.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Freeborn County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Manchester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Manchester:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - ALBERT LEA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ALBERT LEA, MN)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ALBERT LEA, MN)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - ALBERT LEA Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; ALBERT LEA, MN)
  • THORNE CREST RETIREMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ALBERT LEA, MN)
  • REM WOODVALE INC PLAINVIEW (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ALBERT LEA, MN)
  • MAYO DIALYSIS - ALBERT LEA (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; ALBERT LEA, MN)
  • ALBERT LEA M C HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ALBERT LEA, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manchester:

  • Riverland Community College (about 23 miles; Austin, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,321)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 40 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 43 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • South Central College (about 43 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 49 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • St Olaf College (about 53 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)

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Notable locations in Manchester: Manchester Fire Department (A), Manchester City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Freeborn 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 2000 was 46.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.5%
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Manchester compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Manchester city (based on Freeborn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.96%
Here: 77.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran Church
Adherents60.4%14.6%5.0%4.6%3.9%
Congregations45.3%5.7%7.5%5.7%3.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodReformed Church in AmericaSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents2.7%1.0%1.0%1.0%5.8%
Congregations1.9%1.9%1.9%1.9%24.5%
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: 5
Freeborn County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Freeborn County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Freeborn County:

28.2%
Minnesota:

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

11.7%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 7$464
Sewerage 0$0 1$5,375
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$576
Water Supply 0$0 1$10
Totals for Government 0$0 10$6,425

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $12,000 ($214.29)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($89.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($35.71)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($17.86)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($17.86)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($17.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($17.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($107.14)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($125.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($53.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000 ($142.86)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($35.71)
    NEC: $2,000 ($35.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($89.29)

4.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.43%
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 Mower County, MN  0.49% ($37,524 average AGI)
from Steele County, MN  0.35% ($38,591)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.27% ($38,706)


5.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,885 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
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 Mower County, MN  0.58% ($25,676 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.34% ($25,818)
to Olmsted County, MN  0.27% ($26,265)

Strongest AM radio stations in Manchester:

  • KATE (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KOWZ (1170 AM; 3 kW; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Manchester:

  • KCPI (94.9 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • K299AL (107.7 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: FREEBORN COUNTY CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC)
  • KQPR (96.1 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220AR (91.9 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOWZ-FM (100.9 FM; BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: BLOOMING PRAIRIE FARM RADIO INC.)
  • KRUE (92.1 FM; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KBDC (88.5 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KYTC (102.7 FM; NORTHWOOD, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • K280EB (103.9 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Manchester:

  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K54HA (Channel 54; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K57EU (Channel 57; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K43DH (Channel 43; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K45DF (Channel 45; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K49DB (Channel 49; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K51CY (Channel 51; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K53DI (Channel 53; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K55FJ (Channel 55; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K61EU (Channel 61; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Lottie L Thompson, 70800 Cr-74, Rt. 2 Box 309 (Brf 94/Petersen #91829) (Lat: 43.674889 Lon: -93.453583), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.8 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DR.
  • LOttie L Thompson, 70800 Cr-74, Rt. 2 Box 309 (Brf 94/Petersen #91829) (Lat: 43.674889 Lon: -93.453583), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.8 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DR.
  • John J Einck, 70859 270th Street (Lat: 43.745306 Lon: -93.452639), Type: 42.2, Overall height: 38.1 m
    Registrant: 3197863538, Markmccune@alliantenergy.Com, 1205 11TH STREET SW
  • John J Einck, 70859 270th Street (Lat: 43.745306 Lon: -93.452639), Type: 42.2, Overall height: 38.1 m
    Registrant: 3197863538, Markmccune@alliantenergy.Com, 1205 11TH STREET SW
  • Bridget Carter, 70800 Cr-74, Rt. 2 Box 309 (Brf 94/Petersen #91829) (Lat: 43.674889 Lon: -93.453583), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 27047 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Licensee ID: L
    Registrant: 6782656730, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Cr 25 6 Mi From Jct Hwy 65 (Lat: 43.721056 Lon: -93.332444), Call Sign: KNCY753, Licensee ID: L00056950
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/18/2001, Expiration Date: 02/24/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2004
    Registrant: Theodore R Hellie, 25249 770th Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007, Phone: (507) 256-4551

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • VANRYSWYK, 70859 270th Street (Lat: 43.745306 Lon: -93.452639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 42.2 m, Call Sign: WQME714
    Assigned Frequencies: 6730.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2010, Expiration Date: 07/19/2020, Certifier: Jim Teach
    Registrant: Alliant Energy Inc., 1205 11th Street Sw, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Phone: (319) 786-3538, Email:

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