Meadowlands, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 135 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.6%
Males: 71  (52.8%)
Females: 64  (47.2%)
Median resident age:  56.4 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 55765

Estimated median household income in 2013: $20,797 (it was $20,625 in 2000)
Meadowlands:

$20,797
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,360 (it was $11,682 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $46,774 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Meadowlands:

$46,774
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $546.

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    • 12694.0%White alone
    • 53.7%Black alone
    • 21.5%Two or more races
    • 10.7%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Meadowlands: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.2%), Norwegian (8.7%), Swedish (6.8%), Czech (4.9%), Italian (3.9%), United States (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1275 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 354 people per square mile   (very low).

Meadowlands, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Meadowlands:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meadowlands city:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 7.7%
  • Widowed: 15.4%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $839 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $338 (1.1%)

Meadowlands satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (35.4 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (147.7 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (439.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Floodwood, MN (3.6 miles ), Brookston, MN (3.9 miles) , Iron Junction, MN (5.0 miles) , Warba, MN (5.1 miles) , Hibbing, MN (5.1 miles ), Cloquet, MN (5.2 miles ), Keewatin, MN (5.3 miles ), Cromwell, MN (5.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $36,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $72,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $72,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.07 N, Longitude: 92.73 W

Area code: 218

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

5.8%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+20.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (43%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (43%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (22%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Meadowlands, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Meadowlands-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Meadowlands city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Meadowlands-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 94% 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 185.4 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 195.5 miles away from Meadowlands center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 216.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 378.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 180.0 miles away from Meadowlands center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 359.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Meadowlands topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meadowlands:

  • Lake Superior College (about 35 miles; Duluth, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 35 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 36 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 40 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 87 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 100 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Bemidji State University (about 105 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)

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Notable locations in Meadowlands: Meadowlands Station (A), Meadowlands Area Volunteer Fire Department (B), Meadowlands Village Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Meadowlands include: Christian Way Fellowship (A), First Lutheran Church (B), Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall (C), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

St. Louis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.4%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.3%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Meadowlands compared to Minnesota state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26%)
  • Electricity (16%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Meadowlands city (based on St. Louis County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic38,75736
Mainline Protestant32,14391
Evangelical Protestant19,017118
Other2,76020
Orthodox9766
Black Protestant1771
None106,396-
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: 39
St. Louis County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
St. Louis County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 106
St. Louis County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 176
Here:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

25.3%
Minnesota:

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

11.3%
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 1$275
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$425
Other and Unallocable 1$2,000$24,0000$0
Totals for Government 1$2,000$24,0007$700

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $58,000 ($429.63)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($74.07)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($37.04)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($29.63)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($29.63)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($29.63)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($14.81)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($7.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $3,000 ($22.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $41,000 ($303.70)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,000 ($74.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($22.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($148.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($133.33)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($7.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($74.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $23,000 ($170.37)
    All Other: $1,000 ($7.41)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($162.96)
    NEC: $2,000 ($14.81)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $55,000 ($407.41)

Strongest AM radio stations in Meadowlands:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • 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.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KOZY (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, 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))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMFG (1240 AM; 1 kW; HIBBING, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meadowlands:

  • WUSZ (99.9 FM; VIRGINIA, MN; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBMX (107.7 FM; PROCTOR, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • WWAX (92.1 FM; HERMANTOWN, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • WTBX (93.9 FM; HIBBING, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WSCN (100.5 FM; CLOQUET, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQDS-FM (94.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • KDNI (90.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KUMD-FM (103.3 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA)
  • KLDJ (101.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • KDAL-FM (95.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKCB (105.1 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • WIRN (92.5 FM; BUHL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WIRR (90.9 FM; VIRGINIA-HIBBING, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KGPZ (96.1 FM; COLERAINE, MN; Owner: LATTO NORTHLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUWS (91.3 FM; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WISC. SYS.)
  • W300AI (107.9 FM; FLOODWOOD, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Meadowlands:

  • WDIO-TV (Channel 10; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • KDLH (Channel 3; DULUTH, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • WIRT (Channel 13; HIBBING, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • KBJR-TV (Channel 6; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQDS-TV (Channel 21; DULUTH, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WDSE-TV (Channel 8; DULUTH, MN; Owner: DULUTH-SUPERIOR AREA EDUCATIONAL TV CORPORATION)

Meadowlands fatal accident list:

Sep 13, 1986 06:15 PM, 29, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Karen Stoner, 7755 County Road 200, St. Louis County, Meadowlands, Mn 55765 (Lat: 47.075389 Lon: -92.751972), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6302218500, , 323 S. HALE STREET, SUITE 100
  • Karen Stoner, 7755 County Road 200, St. Louis County, Meadowlands, Mn 55765 (Lat: 47.075389 Lon: -92.751972), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6302218500, , 323 S. HALE STREET, SUITE 100
  • Jeffrey L Williams, 7.7 Mi W Of Meadowlands On Csah 133, Then South 1.7 Mi On Co Rd 133, South Side (Lat: 47.054722 Lon: -92.926500), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 6561234797, Jeffrey.Williams@state.Mn.Us, 1500 W. COUNT RD. B2
  • Lottie L Thompson, 7755 County Road 200, St. Louis County, Meadowlands, Mn 55765 (Lat: 47.075389 Lon: -92.751972), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • htomas m gubash, 7.7 Mi W Of Meadowlands On Csah 133, Then South 1.7 Mi On Co Rd 133, South Side (Lat: 47.054722 Lon: -92.926500), Type: 106.7, Structure height: 27137 m, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 6561234797, Jeffrey.Williams@state.Mn.Us, 1500 W. COUNT RD. B2
  • Bridget Carter, 7755 County Road 200, St. Louis County, Meadowlands, Mn 55765 (Lat: 47.075389 Lon: -92.751972), Type: 97.5, Structure height: 27137 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Licensee ID: L
    Registrant: 6782656770, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • In Dial Equipment Bldg (Lat: 47.072167 Lon: -92.739083), Call Sign: KDX991
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.985 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/28/2001, Expiration Date: 02/12/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2010
    Registrant: Frontier Communications Corporation, 250 South Franklin, Cookeville, TN 38501, Phone: (931) 528-1584, Fax: (931) 528-1581, Email:
  • ELMER, 7.7 Mi W Of Meadowlands On Csah 133, Then South 1.7 Mi On Co Rd 133, South Side (Lat: 47.054722 Lon: -92.926500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQPP919
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.955 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2012, Expiration Date: 07/17/2022, Certifier: Bruce A Hegrenes
    Registrant: St. Louis County, 2030 N. Arlington Avenue, Duluth, MN 55811, Phone: (218) 726-2933, Fax: (218) 726-2923, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Meadowlands, 7.7 Mi W Of Meadowlands On Csah 133, Then South 1.7 Mi On Co Rd 133, South Side (Lat: 47.054722 Lon: -92.926500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQNC209
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/2010, Expiration Date: 12/09/2020, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh
    Registrant: Minnesota Department Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KC0AGC, Licensee ID: L01231354
    Grant Date: 01/05/2007, Expiration Date: 03/25/2017, Certifier: Edward J Graham
    Registrant: Edward J Graham, 10313 Meadowlands Trunk Rd, Meadowlands, MN 55765
  • Call Sign: N0OTD, Previous Call Sign: KB0JFR, Licensee ID: L00771424
    Grant Date: 11/21/2003, Expiration Date: 01/25/2014
    Registrant: Albert A Carlson, 7753 Little White Face Rd, Meadowlands, MN 55765
  • Call Sign: KC0LTZ, Licensee ID: L00424455
    Grant Date: 11/27/2001, Expiration Date: 11/27/2011, Certifier: Karen A Carlson
    Registrant: Karen A Carlson, 7753 Little Whiteface Rd, Meadowlands, MN 55765-8150
  • Call Sign: KD0QQM, Licensee ID: L01686671
    Grant Date: 02/03/2012, Expiration Date: 02/03/2022, Certifier: Lealand J Anderson
    Registrant: Lealand J Anderson, 7778 Pine Rd, Meadowlands, MN 55765

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7DC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85463 , Serial Number: 7AC-4203, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald J Maly, 7750 County Road 200, Meadowlands, MN 55765
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86328 , Serial Number: 11AC-133, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Duane Charles Werner, 10251 Andrews Rd, Meadowlands, MN 55765

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