McGregor, Minnesota

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.6%
(27.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+7.2%).
Most common industries in McGregor, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Social assistance (11.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Wood products (10.1%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (16.3%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (7.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.0%)
  • Social assistance (17.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.0%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Wood products (4.0%)
Most common occupations in McGregor, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Child care workers (5.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.0%)
  • Child care workers (10.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)

Average climate in McGregor, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

McGregor, Minnesota average temperatures McGregor, Minnesota average precipitation McGregor, Minnesota humidity McGregor, Minnesota wind speed McGregor, Minnesota snowfall McGregor, Minnesota sunshine McGregor, Minnesota clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

McGregor-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the McGregor city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F4 tornado 28.0 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McGregor-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 56% 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 146.3 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 157.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from McGregor center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/14/2019 at 17:00:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB) earthquake occurred 59.7 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 Aitkin County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McGregor topographic map

located in McGregor:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McGregor:

  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 47 miles; Brainerd, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,371)
  • Lake Superior College (about 57 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 59 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 59 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 60 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 83 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 84 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)

Public high schools in McGregor:

Public elementary/middle schools in McGregor:

See full list of schools located in McGregor

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • You are missing the towns of Tamarack and Wright. Tamarack is approx. 9 miles east of McGregor and Wright is approx. 15 miles east of McGregor. Tamarack has a population of approx. 56 People. Wright and Tamarack should be added to your list of cities/towns/villages in Minnesota added by Amy Perry

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in McGregor: McGregor (A), McGregor Rest Area (B), McGregor Public Library (C), McGregor Police Department (D), McGregor City Hall (E), McGregor Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 and Ambulance Service (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McGregor include: United Methodist Church (A), Our Savior Lutheran Church (B), Kimgdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (C), Holy Family Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Carr Memorial Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Aitkin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.0%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Minnesota average:

10.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McGregor, MN (based on Aitkin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,20118
Evangelical Protestant1,72519
Catholic1,3574
Other2212
None9,698-
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
Aitkin County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Aitkin County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Here:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Aitkin County:

10.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Aitkin County:

26.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.4%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
McGregor:

42.0%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
McGregor:

46.4%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.8
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
McGregor:

15.6%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
McGregor:

10.0%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
McGregor:

7.1
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.2%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
McGregor:

53.5%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.7%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of McGregor, 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
Firefighters 2$9,300$55,80043$4,375
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$610
Totals for Government 2$9,300$55,80044$4,985

McGregor government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $221,000 ($608.82)
    Water Utilities: $155,000 ($427.00)
    Regular Highways: $140,000 ($385.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $108,000 ($297.52)
    Sewerage: $101,000 ($278.24)
    General - Other: $93,000 ($256.20)
    Air Transportation: $62,000 ($170.80)
    Financial Administration: $37,000 ($101.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($57.85)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($46.83)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($16.53)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($16.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($24.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $199,000 ($548.21)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($8.26)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($151.52)

McGregor government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $451,000 ($1242.42)
    Sewerage: $92,000 ($253.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($35.81)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($16.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($27.55)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000 ($38.57)
    Other: $14,000 ($38.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $129,000 ($355.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($8.26)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $100,000 ($275.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $98,000 ($269.97)
    General Local Government Support: $90,000 ($247.93)
  • Tax - Property: $251,000 ($691.46)
    Other License: $6,000 ($16.53)

McGregor government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,470,000 ($4049.59)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,405,000 ($3870.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,000 ($179.06)

7.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,340 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Crow Wing County, MN  0.80% ($33,102 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.79% ($62,375)
from Anoka County, MN  0.49% ($72,633)

Businesses in McGregor, MN

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in McGregor:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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))
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOZY (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)

Strongest FM radio stations in McGregor:

  • KKIN-FM (94.3 FM; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around McGregor:

  • K25GD (Channel 25; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • K33ET (Channel 33; AITKIN, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • K27EV (Channel 27; AITKIN, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)

McGregor fatal accident list:

Feb 20, 2009 05:05 PM, Sr-65 0300000065, Near Mp 118, Lat: 46.617419, Lon: -93.317164, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 2008 04:23 PM, Sr-65 0300000065, Near Mp 118, Lat: 46.617520, Lon: -93.317160, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 7, 2000 01:38 AM, Sr-65, Lat: 46.616537, Lon: -93.317228, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 2, 1998 08:18 PM, Sr-65, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 29, 1994 05:08 PM, 210, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.9mTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 10,316Total average daily traffic
  • 832Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,120Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in McGregor)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in McGregor, MN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • MCGREGOR, 3.3 Mi Wnw (Lat: 46.594722 Lon: -93.243056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 140.2 m, Overall height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: WPNB299,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 01/20/2021, Expiration Date: 02/01/2031, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • McGregor, MN, 3.3 Miles Wnw (Lat: 46.594722 Lon: -93.243056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140.2 m, Overall height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: WPSS582,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7037.50 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2001, Expiration Date: 04/01/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/21/2002, Certifier: Ro Grignon, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Suite 100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 457-1815, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • BIG SANDY, 49404 Lake Drive (Lat: 46.729667 Lon: -93.277167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQQP486,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2013, Expiration Date: 02/07/2023, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • A1O0367C, 9.1 Km S Of Mn210, 9.7 Se Of Mn65 (Lat: 46.576944 Lon: -93.203056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128.9 m, Call Sign: WQWH762,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2015, Expiration Date: 08/26/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • A1N0820E, 49404 Lake Drive (Lat: 46.729667 Lon: -93.277167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQWH892,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 08/27/2015, Expiration Date: 08/27/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Mcgregor Municipal Airport (Lat: 46.618944 Lon: -93.312639), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 11.3 m, Call Sign: WPZP267,
    Assigned Frequencies: 119.575 MHz, Grant Date: 12/26/2018, Expiration Date: 02/11/2029, Certifier: Jay M Zimmerman, Registrant: Minnesota Department Of Transportation, Office Of Aeronautics, 222 Plato Blvd Ms 410, St Paul, MN 55107, Phone: (651) 234-7227, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in McGregor)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: KINGERY MICHAEL C ZENITH CH-750 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200 (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 550ZF, N550ZF, N-550ZF, Serial Number: 75-7677, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 10/03/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Mcgregor Communications LLC, 22528 479th Ln, Mcgregor, MN 55760
  • Aircraft: UNIVERSAL STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8607K, N8607K, N-8607K, Serial Number: 108-1607, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/24/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Jerome S Carr, 42940 230th Ave, Mcgregor, MN 55760
  • Aircraft: JOHN C HOOPER FP 202 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 55760, N55760, N-55760, Serial Number: 0218, Certificate Issue Date: 07/03/2017
    Registrant (Individual): John C Hooper, 44628 200th Ave, Mcgregor, MN 55760
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/23/1960

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 23. The highest number of fires - 42 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2010. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in McGregor, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (39.6%), and Outside Fires (37.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in McGregor, MN
    • 15239.6%Structure Fires
    • 14437.5%Outside Fires
    • 5614.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 328.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for McGregor, MN
Most common first names in McGregor, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3679.3 years
George2874.3 years
William2572.7 years
Charles1873.3 years
Robert1866.6 years
Richard1868.7 years
Donald1372.3 years
Edward1276.8 years
Ruth1286.6 years
Henry1177.4 years
Most common last names in McGregor, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4278.8 years
Anderson2676.8 years
Nelson1179.8 years
Larson1080.2 years
Carlson1079.2 years
Skinaway761.9 years
Bruggman774.8 years
Brown773.0 years
Ukura669.7 years
Thompson674.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McGregor, MN
  • 51.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.1%Electricity
  • 11.1%Wood
  • 6.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in McGregor, MN
  • 64.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.0%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.5%Electricity
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.9%Other fuel


McGregor compared to Minnesota state average:

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