Medford, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 1,236 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.6%
Males: 596  (48.2%)
Females: 640  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  32.3 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55049.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $63,767 (it was $50,000 in 2000)
Medford:

$63,767
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,735 (it was $18,886 in 2000)

Medford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $145,690 (it was $99,500 in 2000)
Medford:

$145,690
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $704.

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  • Races in Medford, MN (2010)

    Medford races chart
    • 1,14592.4%White alone
    • 645.2%Hispanic
    • 110.9%Black alone
    • 110.9%Two or more races
    • 70.6%Asian alone
    • 10.08%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Medford: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.4%), Norwegian (14.2%), Irish (9.3%), Swedish (5.1%), French (3.8%), Polish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1090 feet

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 1,815 people per square mile   (low).

Medford,MN real estate house value index trend

Medford, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Medford:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Medford city:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

27 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,045 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,734 (1.3%)

Medford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (39.7 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (54.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (324.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Owatonna, MN (2.5 miles ), Faribault, MN (2.9 miles ), Warsaw, MN (3.0 miles ), Morristown, MN (3.2 miles ), Waseca, MN (3.8 miles ), Kenyon, MN (3.8 miles ), Nerstrand, MN (3.8 miles ), Claremont, MN (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2003: 21 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $111,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $267,900
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $290,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $280,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.17 N, Longitude: 93.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

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

2.9%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +167 (+20.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Medford, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Medford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Medford city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 tornado 12.1 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Medford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 85% 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 171.6 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 181.7 miles away from Medford center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 305.5 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 299.7 miles away from the city 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 289.5 miles away from Medford 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 483.6 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 Steele County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Medford topographic map

Birthplace of: Lynn J. Frazier - politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Medford:

  • HOME HEALTH AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; OWATONNA, MN)
  • HOSPICE OF OWATONA HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; OWATONNA, MN)
  • MAYO DIALYSIS - OWATONNA (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; OWATONNA, MN)
  • OWATONNA HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; OWATONNA, MN)
  • REM WOODVALE INC ADAMS (Hospital, about 6 miles away; OWATONNA, MN)
  • STEELE COUNTY COMMUNITIES FOR A LIFETIME INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OWATONNA, MN)
  • OWATONNA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OWATONNA, MN)

airports located in Medford:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Medford:

  • St Olaf College (about 21 miles; Northfield, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,141)
  • Riverland Community College (about 37 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 38 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 38 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • South Central College (about 40 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 41 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 43 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)

Public high school in Medford:

Public elementary/middle school in Medford:

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

Churches in Medford include: Christ the King Church (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), Congregational United Church of Christ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Steele 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 2013 was 58.3. This is better than average.

City:

58.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.3%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Medford (2011 data):

  • The First State Bank of Red Wing: Medford Branch at 115 First Street, N.E., branch established on 1912/10/16. Info updated 2011/03/08: Bank assets: $71.2 mil, Deposits: $63.0 mil, headquarters in Red Wing, MN, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Noble Bank Holding Company, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Medford city (based on Steele County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant12,19419
Catholic9,2257
Evangelical Protestant4,29821
Other6204
None10,239-
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: 7
Steele County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Steele County:

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.4%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Steele County:

27.3%
Minnesota:

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

12.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Medford:

49.2%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.3%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.0
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.8%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.5%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Medford:

30.2%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Medford:

57.2%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Medford:

79.1%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Medford, 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 2$8,218$49,3080$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,025
Firefighters 0$0 1$75
Streets and Highways 3$3,456$13,8241$82
Sewerage 3$3,456$13,8240$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$324
Water Supply 3$3,456$13,8240$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,826$45,9125$3,206
Totals for Government 12$22,412$22,41213$4,712

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $192,000 ($155.34)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $507,000 ($410.19)
    Regular Highways: $106,000 ($85.76)
    General - Other: $77,000 ($62.30)
    Sewerage: $57,000 ($46.12)
    Financial Administration: $57,000 ($46.12)
    Police Protection: $54,000 ($43.69)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($42.88)
    Fire Protection: $53,000 ($42.88)
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000 ($38.03)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($8.09)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $128,000 ($103.56)
    Withdrawals: $16,000 ($12.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $265,000 ($214.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Liquor Stores: $21,000 ($16.99)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($16.99)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($1.62)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.81)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $480,000 ($388.35)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $100,000 ($80.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $27,000 ($21.84)
    All Other: $19,000 ($15.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $10,000 ($8.09)
    From Other Government: $8,000 ($6.47)
    From Local Government: $1,000 ($0.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($6.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $242,000 ($195.79)
    Interest Earnings: $79,000 ($63.92)
    General Revenue, NEC: $62,000 ($50.16)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $557,000 ($450.65)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($55.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $164,000 ($132.69)
    All Other: $9,000 ($7.28)
  • Tax - Property: $403,000 ($326.05)
    NEC: $3,000 ($2.43)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($2.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,998,000 ($4043.69)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $635,000 ($513.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,958,000 ($4011.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $675,000 ($546.12)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $589,000 ($476.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $487,000 ($394.01)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,069,000 ($864.89)

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Rice County, MN  0.69% ($30,176 average AGI)
from Waseca County, MN  0.36% ($44,585)
from Dodge County, MN  0.24% ($26,333)


5.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,414 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
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 Rice County, MN  0.67% ($33,280 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.41% ($28,000)
to Dakota County, MN  0.35% ($41,019)

Strongest AM radio stations in Medford:

  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KOWZ (1170 AM; 3 kW; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KRFO (1390 AM; 1 kW; OWATONNA, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Medford:

  • KBGY (107.5 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO II LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KQCL (95.9 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K280EC (103.9 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K289AE (105.7 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRFO-FM (104.9 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K228DR (93.5 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: OWATONNA AREA CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Medford:

  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)

Medford fatal accident list:

Feb 17, 2010 10:34 AM, N Main St 0474000045, Lat: 44.17481, Lon: -93.24687, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 7, 1987 03:52 PM, 12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 3,187Total average daily traffic
  • 3,200Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Medford)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Lat: 44.174167 Lon: -93.241944, Call Sign: WQBP818
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.025 MHz, 467.200 MHz, 467.375 MHzGrant Date: 11/19/2004, Expiration Date: 11/19/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2015, Certifier: Pete KrillaRegistrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd., Lakeville, MN 55044-7486, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:
  • Lat: 44.172167 Lon: -93.246028, Call Sign: WQMA637, Licensee ID: L00535644
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.312 MHzGrant Date: 06/14/2010, Expiration Date: 06/14/2020, Certifier: William GoldyRegistrant: City Of Medford, 408 2nd Avenue Se, Medford, MN 55060, Phone: (507) 455-2866, Fax: (507) 455-2088
  • 6874 W. Frontage Road (Lat: 44.165556 Lon: -93.258333), Call Sign: WQPF846
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz... (+19 more)Grant Date: 05/05/2012, Expiration Date: 05/05/2022, Certifier: Laura NicholsonRegistrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 44.171389 Lon: -93.242861, Call Sign: WQSD465
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHzGrant Date: 09/04/2013, Expiration Date: 09/04/2023, Certifier: Richard KuceraRegistrant: Kp Electronics Inc, 415 Sargon Way, Suite F, Horsham, PA 19044, Phone: (215) 442-7460, Fax: (215) 442-7461, Email:
  • Medford L1, Central Ave W X 1st Street Se (Lat: 44.172833 Lon: -93.247139), Call Sign: WQUT918
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.770 MHzGrant Date: 10/09/2014, Expiration Date: 10/09/2024, Certifier: Tom ByersRegistrant: Dakota Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation, 120 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (403) 319-6007, Email:
  • Lat: 44.173556 Lon: -93.242444, Call Sign: WQVX369
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.050 MHz, 452.050 MHz, 464.400 MHz, 469.400 MHz, 463.650 MHzGrant Date: 06/04/2015, Expiration Date: 06/04/2025, Certifier: Del SpronkRegistrant: Whitewater Wireless Inc, 1929 2nd Street Sw, Rochester, MN 55902, Phone: (507) 281-1917, Email:
  • Lat: 44.173333 Lon: -93.233278, Call Sign: WQWF284
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 456.362 MHz, 457.162 MHz, 457.762 MHz, 457.787 MHzGrant Date: 08/05/2015, Expiration Date: 08/05/2025, Certifier: Rich DahmannRegistrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, Ne 1/4 Of Se 1/4 Sect 18 Walcot Twp T109n R20w (Lat: 44.246611 Lon: -93.262972), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNTN347
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.806 MHz, 952.806 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2009, Expiration Date: 10/04/2019, Certifier: James L GoodinRegistrant: Bv Larson Inc., 1082 West Bone Lake Ln, Milltown, WI 54858, Phone: (715) 857-5557, Fax: (715) 857-5557, Email:
  • STATION, Ne 1/4 Of Se 1/4 Sect 18 Walcot Twp T109n R20w (Lat: 44.246611 Lon: -93.262972), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNTV950
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.550 MHzGrant Date: 07/16/2009, Expiration Date: 09/09/2019, Certifier: James L GoodinRegistrant: Bv Larson Inc., 1082 West Bone Lake Ln, Milltown, WI 54858, Phone: (715) 857-5557, Fax: (715) 857-5557, Email:
  • A1Q0521A, 2955 Nw 76th St. (Lat: 44.181472 Lon: -93.263222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQOW731
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/17/2012, Expiration Date: 02/17/2022, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • MEDFORD, 1.5 Mi W Sw Of (Lat: 44.167444 Lon: -93.279361), Overall height: 64.3 m, Call Sign: KAS68
    Assigned Frequencies: 4190.00 MHz, 4190.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2001Registrant: At&t Corp., 1200 Peachtree Street, Locn 5w23, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4021, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:
  • MEDFORD, 1.5 Mi W Sw Of (Lat: 44.167444 Lon: -93.279361), Overall height: 64.3 m, Call Sign: KFJ59
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.50 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6093.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 01/20/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Certifier: Paul WilsonRegistrant: At&t Corp., 675 West Peachtree Street, Nw, Room 34a16, Atlanta, GA 30308, Phone: (404) 927-2692, Fax: (404) 522-7665, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD0DJW, Licensee ID: L01380499, Grant Date: 03/17/2008, Expiration Date: 03/17/2018, Certifier: Stacy L Mielke, Registrant: Stacy L Mielke, 5188 270th St E, Medford, MN 55049

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: 110TC , Serial Number: 15790, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Gary E Underland, 3796 Nw 50th St, Medford, MN 55049
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 734EY , Serial Number: 17268808, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Stanley A Groff, 2052 Ne 69th St, Medford, MN 55049, Other Owners: Margaret L Parsons

Drinking water stations with addresses in Medford and their reported violations in the past:

LAZY U COMMUNITY (Address: 4100 66th Street NW , Population served: 426, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between DEC-28-2007 and MAY-06-2009, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAR-31-2008), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2008), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2008), St BCA signed (OCT-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between NOV-10-2005 and MAY-06-2009, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-13-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2006), St Public Notif received (5 times from DEC-26-2006 to APR-03-2008), St BCA signed (OCT-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2009)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Medford, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John970.6 years
Robert971.8 years
William986.7 years
Henry776.8 years
Anna782.7 years
Mary779.0 years
Dorothy677.7 years
Edward673.0 years
Arthur682.0 years
George572.6 years
Most common last names in Medford, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Moeckly775.7 years
Steinbauer678.5 years
Brady588.0 years
Anhorn572.6 years
Lee565.0 years
Gallea584.0 years
Hanson475.2 years
Arnold468.3 years
Borwege475.6 years
Pirkl476.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Medford, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ashley Furniture1Lane Bryant1
Bath & Body Works1Lane Furniture1
DressBarn1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Dressbarn1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Eddie Bauer1Maurices1
Famous Footwear1McDonald's1
Gap1Old Navy1
Gymboree1Pac Sun1
IZOD1Payless1
Justice1Rue211

Medford compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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