Montevideo, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 5,133 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 2,524  (49.2%)
Females: 2,609  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56265.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,101 (it was $32,447 in 2000)
Montevideo:

$47,101
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,093 (it was $18,025 in 2000)

Montevideo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $124,044 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Montevideo:

$124,044
MN:

$224,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $581.

March 2019 cost of living index in Montevideo: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.5%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.6% for other race residents, 39.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Montevideo, MN (2017)
    • 4,54985.4%White alone
    • 5129.6%Hispanic
    • 781.5%Two or more races
    • 721.4%Asian alone
    • 511.0%Black alone
    • 180.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Montevideo, Minnesota as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Montevideo is 5,272 to 1.


Crime rates in Montevideo by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
(38.5)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
1
(19.3)
1
(19.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(37.5)
6
(111.1)
8
(150.8)
8
(154.4)
8
(153.8)
6
(116.6)
4
(73.7)
11
(205.0)
7
(134.6)
9
(173.8)
2
(38.6)
1
(19.3)
9
(173.7)
3
(58.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
28
(525.0)
27
(499.9)
28
(527.8)
18
(347.4)
17
(326.7)
26
(505.1)
8
(147.5)
7
(130.5)
27
(519.1)
21
(405.6)
1
(19.3)
17
(327.9)
12
(231.6)
34
(666.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
157
(2,944)
145
(2,685)
112
(2,111)
125
(2,413)
102
(1,960)
98
(1,904)
142
(2,618)
92
(1,715)
100
(1,923)
125
(2,414)
40
(772.2)
81
(1,563)
85
(1,641)
26
(509.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(150.0)
8
(148.1)
8
(150.8)
12
(231.6)
4
(76.9)
1
(19.4)
6
(110.6)
0
(0.0)
5
(96.1)
10
(193.1)
3
(57.9)
8
(154.3)
6
(115.8)
2
(39.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(18.8)
1
(18.5)
2
(37.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)174.0176.4201.3170.2138.2136.4138.6156.0217.1196.489.0117.1179.997.6

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City-data.com crime index in Montevideo, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: Norwegian (31.0%), German (22.0%), Dutch (11.6%), American (4.1%), Italian (4.1%), Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,143 people per square mile   (low).

Montevideo, Minnesota map

281 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America).

This city:

5.3%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,094 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,301 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (86.3 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (120.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (457.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Watson, MN (2.4 miles ),
Boyd, MN (3.3 miles ),
Clarkfield, MN (3.4 miles ),
Maynard, MN (3.6 miles ),
Granite Falls, MN (3.6 miles ),
Hazel Run, MN (3.7 miles),
Milan, MN (3.8 miles ),
Dawson, MN (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.95 N, Longitude: 95.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,087 (+20.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,998 (69.0%)

Area code: 320

Distribution of median household income in Montevideo, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Montevideo, MN in 2017
Montevideo satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $53,900
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $18,300
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $260,400
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $288,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $268,100
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $265,300
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $153,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $390,200
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Montevideo, MN residents
Average permit cost in Montevideo, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Montevideo, MN
Historical housing units in Montevideo, MN
Most common industries in Montevideo, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Wood products (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Food (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Wood products (7.4%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.1%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.7%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Montevideo, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Carpenters (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Carpenters (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)

Average climate in Montevideo, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Montevideo, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Montevideo-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Montevideo city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 45.2 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Montevideo-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 52.2 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 57.4 miles away from Montevideo center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 188.7 miles away from the city 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 80.4 miles away from Montevideo 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 218.7 miles away from Montevideo 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 157.7 miles away from Montevideo center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chippewa County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montevideo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Montevideo:

  • CHIPPEWA COUNTY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 824 NORTH 11TH STREET)
  • CHIPPEWA COUNTY-MONTEVIDEO HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 824 NORTH 11TH ST)
  • REM SW SERVICES (MONTEVIDEO) (585 GRAVEL ROAD)
  • LUTHER HAVEN (1109 EAST HIGHWAY 7)
  • LUTHER HAVEN NURSING HOME (EAST HWY 7)
  • MONTEVIDEO DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (824 N 11TH ST)
  • CONCERNED CARE (824 NORTH 11TH STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Montevideo:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montevideo:

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 13 miles; Granite Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,225)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 35 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Ridgewater College (about 35 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 66 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • South Dakota State University (about 69 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 81 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 85 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)

Public high schools in Montevideo:

Public elementary/middle schools in Montevideo:

  • MONTEVIDEO MIDDLE (Location: 2001 WILLIAM AVE, Grades: 4-7)
  • RAMSEY ELEMENTARY (Location: 501 HAMILTON AVE, Grades: 1-3)
See full list of schools located in Montevideo

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Montevideo: Montevideo (A), Chippewa City Pioneer Village (B), Fiesta City Speedway (C), Chippewa County Fairgrounds (D), Montevideo (E), Chippewa City Pioneer Village (F), Chippewa County Fairgrounds (G), Chippewa County Courthouse (H), Montevideo Police Department (I), Chippewa County Sheriffs Office (J), Montevideo Fire Department (K), C A Rolloff Law Library (L), Montevideo Public Library (M), Chippewa County Courthouse (N), Montevideo Police Department (O), Chippewa County Sheriffs Office (P), Montevideo Fire Department (Q), C A Rolloff Law Library (R), Montevideo Public Library (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Montevideo include: Hope Reformed Church (A), Calvary Church (B), Saint Paul's Lutheran Church (C), Our Savior's Lutheran Church (D), First Congregational Church (E), Salem Lutheran Church (F), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (G), Saron Lutheran Church (H), Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1), Sunset Memorial Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Chippewa River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Montevideo include: Lagoon Park (1), Smith Park (2), Wildwood Park (3), Milwaukee Road Heritage Center Railroad Park (4), Windom Park (5), Larson Park (6), Milwaukee Road Heritage Center Railroad Park (7), Windom Park (8), Larson Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Chippewa County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 151 Pioneer Drive).

Hotels: Fiesta City Motel (620 West Highway 212), Sportsmens Inn (611 West Highway 212), Country Inns & Suites (1805 East Highway 7).

Birthplace of: Jonathon TeBeest - Rock drummer, Steve Zaiser - Politician.

Chippewa 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:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
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: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Montevideo in 2010:

  • 88 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Montevideo in 2000:

  • 37 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 37 people in other group homes
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Montevideo (2011 data):

  • Minnwest Bank Central: Montevideo Branch at 1404 East State Highway 7, branch established on 1993/11/15; at 107 North First Street, branch established on 1930/09/04. Info updated 2008/04/01: Bank assets: $319.8 mil, Deposits: $254.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Minnwest Corporation
  • KleinBank: Montevideo Hwy Drive Up Branch at 630 North 12th Street, branch established on 1978/03/13; Montevideo Branch at 101 South First Street, branch established on 1927/06/15. Info updated 2010/11/22: Bank assets: $1,504.4 mil, Deposits: $1,255.9 mil, headquarters in Big Lake, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Klein Financial, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Montevideo:

Marital status in Montevideo, MN
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Montevideo:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Montevideo
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Montevideo, MN (based on Chippewa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,78317
Catholic1,5312
Evangelical Protestant1,3679
Other71
None1,753-
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: 4
This county:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
This county:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

8.84 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.4%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Chippewa County:

27.5%
State:

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

16.4%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Montevideo:

49.1%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.7%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Montevideo:

76.0%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Montevideo, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$49,368$59,2423$5,474
Streets and Highways 7$30,936$53,0330$0
Other and Unallocable 6$26,649$53,2987$3,598
Parks and Recreation 4$15,144$45,4321$2,910
Sewerage 3$13,133$52,5320$0
Financial Administration 3$13,731$54,9240$0
Water Supply 2$10,941$65,6460$0
Other Government Administration 2$16,423$98,5386$3,709
Police - Other 1$3,884$46,6080$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$6,072$72,8640$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$255
Totals for Government 39$186,281$57,31718$15,946

Montevideo government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,742,000 ($339.37)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,142,000 ($222.48)
    Regular Highways: $998,000 ($194.43)
    Sewerage: $360,000 ($70.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,000 ($4.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($3.70)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($1.75)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,139,000 ($416.72)
    Liquor Stores: $1,990,000 ($387.69)
    Police Protection: $1,017,000 ($198.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $712,000 ($138.71)
    Regular Highways: $663,000 ($129.16)
    Sewerage: $618,000 ($120.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $565,000 ($110.07)
    Water Utilities: $421,000 ($82.02)
    Central Staff Services: $270,000 ($52.60)
    Transit Utilities: $181,000 ($35.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $174,000 ($33.90)
    Financial Administration: $123,000 ($23.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $103,000 ($20.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $81,000 ($15.78)
    Air Transportation: $75,000 ($14.61)
    General Public Buildings: $72,000 ($14.03)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $46,000 ($8.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000 ($4.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $206,000 ($40.13)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $86,000 ($16.75)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $49,000 ($9.55)
    Other - Police Protection: $15,000 ($2.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $153,000 ($29.81)
    Regular Highways: $131,000 ($25.52)
    Police Protection: $103,000 ($20.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($6.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($4.48)
    Air Transportation: $18,000 ($3.51)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($3.31)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($1.36)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,336,000 ($455.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $321,000 ($62.54)

Montevideo government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,548,000 ($301.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $712,000 ($138.71)
    Other: $179,000 ($34.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $177,000 ($34.48)
    Air Transportation: $52,000 ($10.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($8.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $25,000 ($4.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,729,000 ($336.84)
    Natural Resources: $70,000 ($13.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,683,000 ($327.88)
    Other: $59,000 ($11.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($2.34)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($0.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,276,000 ($443.41)
    Special Assessments: $286,000 ($55.72)
    Interest Earnings: $90,000 ($17.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $56,000 ($10.91)
    Rents: $53,000 ($10.33)
    Donations From Private Sources: $52,000 ($10.13)
    Sale of Property: $31,000 ($6.04)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $2,125,000 ($413.99)
    Water Utilities: $861,000 ($167.74)
    Transit Utilities: $84,000 ($16.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,840,000 ($553.28)
    Sewerage: $196,000 ($38.18)
    Transit Utilities: $98,000 ($19.09)
    Highways: $13,000 ($2.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000 ($0.97)
  • Tax - Property: $1,859,000 ($362.17)
    Public Utilities Sales: $81,000 ($15.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $43,000 ($8.38)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $11,000 ($2.14)
    Other License: $4,000 ($0.78)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.19)

Montevideo government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,086,000 ($3328.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,616,000 ($3237.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,616,000 ($314.83)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,147,000 ($223.46)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $877,000 ($170.86)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $818,000 ($159.36)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $59,000 ($11.49)

Montevideo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,425,000 ($277.62)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,754,000 ($1315.80)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,781,000 ($346.97)

6.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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 Yellow Medicine County, MN  1.12% ($35,263 average AGI)
to Kandiyohi County, MN  0.78% ($47,800)
to Lac qui Parle County, MN  0.47% ($40,625)
Businesses in Montevideo, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Sears1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Jones New York1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Montevideo:

  • KDMA (1460 AM; 1 kW; MONTEVIDEO, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montevideo:

  • KBPG (89.5 FM; MONTEVIDEO, MN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KKRC (93.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KMGM (105.5 FM; MONTEVIDEO, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOLV (100.1 FM; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: BOLD RADIO, INC.)
  • KDJS-FM (95.3 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLQP (92.1 FM; MADISON, MN; Owner: LAC QUI PARLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Montevideo:

  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K61AU (Channel 61; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K18DI (Channel 18; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K24CS (Channel 24; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K26DG (Channel 26; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K32DR (Channel 32; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K47EA (Channel 47; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K63AU (Channel 63; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K65BA (Channel 65; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K67AN (Channel 67; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K69DP (Channel 69; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K16CP (Channel 16; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K22DO (Channel 22; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K35DK (Channel 35; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K45DJ (Channel 45; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K49ED (Channel 49; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K15DC (Channel 15; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K19CW (Channel 19; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K25EI (Channel 25; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K31BT (Channel 31; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K17CS (Channel 17; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K23DF (Channel 23; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K29CC (Channel 29; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K33CR (Channel 33; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K52AH (Channel 52; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
Montevideo fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Montevideo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 276ft / 83.8mTotal length
  • 64,038Total average daily traffic
  • 5,651Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50,801Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Montevideo, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Montevideo, MN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Montevideo)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Montevideo, MN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Montevideo)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Montevideo)

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 fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of fire incidents - 39 took place in 2012, and the least - 5 in 2004. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Montevideo, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (36.9%), and Outside Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Montevideo, MN
    • 12336.9%Structure Fires
    • 12136.3%Outside Fires
    • 6820.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 216.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Montevideo, MN
Most common first names in Montevideo, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6078.0 years
Arthur4681.2 years
Clarence3778.2 years
Anna3587.3 years
Alice3381.7 years
William3382.9 years
Clara3287.4 years
Helen3182.7 years
Henry3179.6 years
Oscar3081.7 years
Most common last names in Montevideo, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson8778.4 years
Johnson8077.2 years
Olson6476.3 years
Larson4477.3 years
Nelson3580.9 years
Erickson2881.4 years
Hanson2684.3 years
Peterson2476.0 years
Pederson2382.0 years
Thompson2375.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Montevideo, MN
  • 87.0%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Montevideo, MN
  • 40.6%Utility gas
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 11.2%Other fuel
  • 8.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.9%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Montevideo compared to Minnesota state average:

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

Montevideo on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a ferryboat to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 (56265) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • Bradley D. Hansen (2)
  • Kevin Lee Strand (1)
  • Owen Greg Rude (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2020.