Montevideo, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 5,221 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 2,495  (47.8%)
Females: 2,726  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56265.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,985 (it was $32,447 in 2000)
Montevideo:

$43,985
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,098 (it was $18,025 in 2000)

Montevideo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,868 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Montevideo:

$83,868
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $755.

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  • Races in Montevideo, MN (2010)

    Montevideo races chart
    • 4,76888.6%White alone
    • 4508.4%Hispanic
    • 651.2%Two or more races
    • 380.7%American Indian alone
    • 340.6%Black alone
    • 270.5%Asian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Montevideo: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.5%), Norwegian (22.6%), Irish (8.2%), Swedish (5.5%), French (3.1%), Dutch (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,163 people per square mile   (low).

Montevideo,MN real estate house value index trend

Montevideo, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Montevideo:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Montevideo city:

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

171 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

3.2%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,172 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,026 (1.3%)

Montevideo satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.95 N, Longitude: 95.72 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,208 (+22.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,931 (70.4%)

Area code: 320

Montevideo household income distribution Montevideo home values distribution

Crime rates in Montevideo by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1000010000110
per 100,000 18.30.00.00.00.018.90.00.00.00.018.619.20.0
Rapes 3620N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A21
per 100,000 55.0109.736.90.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A38.519.3
Robberies 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.019.3
Assaults 114726888641179
per 100,000 201.673.2129.037.5111.1150.8154.4153.8116.673.7205.0134.6173.8
Burglaries 143228282728181726872721
per 100,000 256.6585.2515.9525.0499.9527.8347.4326.7505.1147.5130.5519.1405.6
Thefts 1281441491571451121251029814292100125
per 100,000 2,346.52,633.52,745.52,943.92,684.72,111.22,412.71,960.41,903.72,617.51,714.81,922.72,414.1
Auto thefts 7411888124160510
per 100,000 128.373.2202.7150.0148.1150.8231.676.919.4110.60.096.1193.1
Arson 0211120000200
per 100,000 0.036.618.418.818.537.70.00.00.00.037.30.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 241.2252.6215.7172.6175.1199.7168.9137.1135.3137.5154.8215.4194.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Montevideo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Minnesota average:

1.65
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -153 (-2.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Montevideo, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 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 Chippewa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montevideo topographic map

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

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)
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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).

Chippewa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.7%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 36.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.8% for two or more races residents)
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)

Montevideo, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Montevideo city (based on Chippewa County data)

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
Chippewa County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Chippewa County:

27.5%
Minnesota:

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

16.4%
State:

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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,750$51,0000$0
Other Government Administration 2$14,369$86,2146$3,028
Police Protection - Officers 9$46,124$61,4992$2,580
Police - Other 1$3,270$39,2400$0
Firefighters 0$0 28$8,342
Streets and Highways 7$32,490$55,6970$0
Sewerage 3$11,526$46,1040$0
Parks and Recreation 4$15,956$47,8681$2,704
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,787$57,4440$0
Water Supply 2$7,685$46,1100$0
Other and Unallocable 6$24,097$48,1947$4,050
Totals for Government 38$173,054$54,64944$20,704

Montevideo government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $775,000 ($148.44)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $1,532,000 ($293.43)
    Police Protection: $908,000 ($173.91)
    Regular Highways: $552,000 ($105.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $516,000 ($98.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $422,000 ($80.83)
    Water Utilities: $359,000 ($68.76)
    Sewerage: $359,000 ($68.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $337,000 ($64.55)
    Central Staff Services: $279,000 ($53.44)
    General - Other: $146,000 ($27.96)
    Financial Administration: $110,000 ($21.07)
    Transit Utilities: $97,000 ($18.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $84,000 ($16.09)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $81,000 ($15.51)
    General Public Buildings: $66,000 ($12.64)
    Air Transportation: $50,000 ($9.58)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $38,000 ($7.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000 ($4.21)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($0.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $541,000 ($103.62)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $65,000 ($12.45)
    Central Staff Services: $43,000 ($8.24)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($3.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $413,000 ($79.10)
    Air Transportation: $285,000 ($54.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($8.24)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($8.24)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($2.87)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($2.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($2.30)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($1.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,985,000 ($380.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $97,000 ($18.58)

Montevideo government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $722,000 ($138.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $516,000 ($98.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $393,000 ($75.27)
    All Other: $175,000 ($33.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($8.81)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $24,000 ($4.60)
    Air Transportation: $23,000 ($4.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000 ($3.64)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($2.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $317,000 ($60.72)
    Special Assessments: $259,000 ($49.61)
    Donations From Private Sources: $145,000 ($27.77)
    Sale of Property: $60,000 ($11.49)
    General Revenue, NEC: $52,000 ($9.96)
    Fines and Forfeits: $48,000 ($9.19)
    Rents: $19,000 ($3.64)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,659,000 ($317.76)
    Water Utilities: $789,000 ($151.12)
    Transit Utilities: $18,000 ($3.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,705,000 ($326.57)
    All Other: $722,000 ($138.29)
    Transit Utilities: $69,000 ($13.22)
    Highways: $52,000 ($9.96)
  • Tax - Property: $1,454,000 ($278.49)
    Other Selective Sales: $94,000 ($18.00)
    Other License: $41,000 ($7.85)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $17,000 ($3.26)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $4,000 ($0.77)

Montevideo government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,148,000 ($2901.36)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,612,000 ($2607.16)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,021,000 ($770.16)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,485,000 ($475.96)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,249,000 ($239.23)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,203,000 ($230.42)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $46,000 ($8.81)

Montevideo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $134,000 ($25.67)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,302,000 ($1015.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,446,000 ($468.49)

5.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,357 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
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 Kandiyohi County, MN  0.87% ($29,773 average AGI)
from Yellow Medicine County, MN  0.65% ($25,697)
from Lac qui Parle County, MN  0.37% ($27,842)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
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 Kandiyohi County, MN  0.70% ($-3,361 average AGI)
to Lac qui Parle County, MN  0.66% ($28,559)
to Lyon County, MN  0.41% ($23,762)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Montevideo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 51m167ftTotal length
  • $192,000Total costs
  • 45,457Total average daily traffic
  • 3,596Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 81950-1959
  • 21980-1989
  • 12010-2015
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: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Montevideo, MN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (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: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Montevideo)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Montevideo)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Montevideo

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (0%)
Businesses in Montevideo, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Sears1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Jones New York1Walmart1

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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students 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 2008-2016.