Moose Lake, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 2,804 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.2%
Males: 1,904  (67.9%)
Females: 900  (32.1%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 55767.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,398 (it was $27,130 in 2000)
Moose Lake:

$35,398
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,193 (it was $14,128 in 2000)

Moose Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $113,581 (it was $73,900 in 2000)
Moose Lake:

$113,581
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $691.

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  • Races in Moose Lake, MN (2013)

    Moose Lake races chart
    • 2,18277.7%White alone
    • 2689.5%Black alone
    • 1354.8%Two or more races
    • 1033.7%American Indian alone
    • 1053.7%Hispanic
    • 190.7%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Moose Lake: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.0%), Swedish (11.0%), Irish (9.1%), Norwegian (8.8%), United States (4.3%), Polish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/15/1889

Elevation: 1062 feet

Land area: 2.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,016 people per square mile   (low).

Moose Lake,MN real estate house value index trend

Moose Lake, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Moose Lake:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moose Lake city:

  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 25.4%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 21.3%

38 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,155 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,309 (1.2%)

Moose Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (38.2 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (104.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (406.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Barnum, MN (2.2 miles ), Sturgeon Lake, MN (2.4 miles ), Kettle River, MN (2.4 miles) , Willow River, MN (3.1 miles ), Mahtowa, MN (3.2 miles ), Denham, MN (3.3 miles) , Kerrick, MN (3.4 miles) , Bruno, MN (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $226,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $88,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $88,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.45 N, Longitude: 92.76 W

Area code: 218

Moose Lake household income distribution Moose Lake home values distribution

Crime rates in Moose Lake by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0211N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A23
per 100,000 0.084.741.840.6N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A71.5107.3
Robberies 000020000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.076.30.00.00.00.00.00.035.8
Assaults 5132361444613
per 100,000 218.842.3125.581.3114.4233.041.6155.3144.3144.4214.4465.1
Burglaries 61161222443144
per 100,000 262.6465.7251.0487.676.377.7166.4155.3108.236.1143.0143.1
Thefts 6361767357809575729311186
per 100,000 2,757.12,582.63,179.92,966.32,173.93,106.83,951.72,911.52,597.43,356.23,967.13,076.9
Auto thefts 356250011210
per 100,000 131.3211.7251.081.3190.70.00.038.836.172.235.70.0
Arson 100000010000
per 100,000 43.80.00.00.00.00.00.038.80.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.5) 190.4238.4232.6216.6191.3215.9220.0200.4179.1208.5282.7335.9

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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 Moose Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Minnesota average:

1.65
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +736 (+49.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Moose Lake, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Moose Lake city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/30/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Moose Lake-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 166.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 177.7 miles away from Moose Lake 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 201.9 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 358.1 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 147.4 miles away from Moose Lake 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 394.9 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 Carlton County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Moose Lake topographic map

Birthplace of: Dale Eugene Wayrynen - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Mark Vichorek - Ice hockey defenceman.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Moose Lake: Dale Eugene Wayrynen.

Hospitals and medical centers in Moose Lake:

  • MERCY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 710 KENWOOD AVENUE SOUTH)
  • MSOCS MOOSE LAKE ICFMR ("305 FOURTH STREET, PO BOX 495")
  • MERCY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (316 ELM STREET)
  • AUGUSTANA MERCY CARE CENTER (710 SOUTH KENWOOD AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Moose Lake:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Moose Lake:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 37 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,302)
  • Lake Superior College (about 38 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 41 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 42 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 64 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 70 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 91 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)

Public high schools in Moose Lake:

Public elementary/middle school in Moose Lake:

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Library in Moose Lake:

  • MOOSE LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $99,596; Location: 313 ELM AVENUE; 25,020 books; 15,555 e-books; 935 audio materials; 1,736 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 110 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • 400 new jobs will be introduced in the city between 2006 and 2008 - St of Mn, Benefits - Starting range $15/hr to $20/hr.

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Notable locations in Moose Lake: Moose Lake (A), Moose Lake City Campground (B), Red Fox RV Park (C), Moose Lake Depot Museum (D), Moose Lake Police Department (E), Moose Lake Volunteer Fire Department (F), Moose Lake Public Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Moose Lake include: Family Worship Center (A), Holy Angels Catholic Church (B), Saint Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church (C), Moose Lake Methodist Church (D), Hope Lutheran Church (E), Evangelical Covenant Church (F), Moose Lake Seventh Day Adventist Church (G), Holy Family Catholic Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Moosehead Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Moose Lake include: Moose Lake City Park (1), Ervid T Clemons Memorial Park (2), Moose Lake Region Geological Marker (3), Moose Lake State Monument (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Moose Lake Depot & Fires of 1918 Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 900 Folz Boulevard).

Hotels: Moose Lake Motel (145 Arrowhead Lane), Americinn Moose Lake (400 Park Place Drive).

Carlton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 51.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.6
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.80. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

32.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.4%
(31.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 62.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 87.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Moose Lake in 2010:

  • 1,020 people in state prisons
  • 302 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 108 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Moose Lake in 2000:

  • 861 people in state prisons
  • 100 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 93 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

Moose Lake, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Moose Lake (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Moose Lake: Industrial Park Branch at 20 Hartman Drive, branch established on 2000/09/12; The First National Bank Of Moose Lak at 400 Elm Avenue, branch established on 1926/06/21. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $70.4 mil, Deposits: $62.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bank Of Moose Lake Profit Sharing And Esop

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Minnesota average:

10.7

Moose Lake travel time to work - commute Moose Lake 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 Moose Lake city (based on Carlton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,6326
Mainline Protestant5,48518
Evangelical Protestant4,74030
Other1383
None19,391-
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
Carlton County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Carlton County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Carlton County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Carlton County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

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

10.3%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Moose Lake:

49.2%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.1%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Moose Lake:

17.8%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Moose Lake:

9.1%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Moose Lake:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.2%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.2%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Moose Lake, 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
Other Government Administration 1$5,843$70,1165$4,982
Police Protection - Officers 4$16,629$49,8872$715
Streets and Highways 1$4,067$48,8041$379
Sewerage 1$5,754$69,0480$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$2,925
Water Supply 1$3,863$46,3560$0
Electric Power 8$40,235$60,3530$0
Local Libraries 0$0 5$6,733
Other and Unallocable 4$13,087$39,2616$8,101
Totals for Government 20$89,478$53,68721$23,835

Moose Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($1.07)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,752,000 ($624.82)
    Liquor Stores: $649,000 ($231.46)
    Sewerage: $285,000 ($101.64)
    Police Protection: $199,000 ($70.97)
    General - Other: $188,000 ($67.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $136,000 ($48.50)
    Financial Administration: $129,000 ($46.01)
    Regular Highways: $121,000 ($43.15)
    Water Utilities: $78,000 ($27.82)
    Libraries: $75,000 ($26.75)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $65,000 ($23.18)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($5.71)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($3.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($1.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $127,000 ($45.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $211,000 ($75.25)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($4.99)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($3.92)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($2.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $611,000 ($217.90)

Moose Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $229,000 ($81.67)
    All Other: $92,000 ($32.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $80,000 ($28.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($8.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $70,000 ($24.96)
    General Revenue, NEC: $64,000 ($22.82)
    Special Assessments: $11,000 ($3.92)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,969,000 ($702.21)
    Liquor Stores: $747,000 ($266.41)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($21.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $333,000 ($118.76)
    All Other: $54,000 ($19.26)
  • Tax - Property: $258,000 ($92.01)
    Public Utilities: $13,000 ($4.64)
    NEC: $4,000 ($1.43)

Moose Lake government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,935,000 ($1046.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $705,000 ($251.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,079,000 ($741.44)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $151,000 ($53.85)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,039,000 ($1440.44)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $664,000 ($236.80)

5.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,896 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 St. Louis County, MN  2.01% ($38,230 average AGI)
from Pine County, MN  0.35% ($34,043)
from Douglas County, WI  0.27% ($31,571)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
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 St. Louis County, MN  1.64% ($32,319 average AGI)
to Pine County, MN  0.42% ($35,400)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.33% ($31,233)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moose Lake:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moose Lake:

  • WMLA-LP (99.7 FM; MOOSE LAKE, MN; Owner: MOOSE LAKE ADVENTIST BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMOZ (106.9 FM; MOOSE LAKE, MN; Owner: AGATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBMX (107.7 FM; PROCTOR, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • WWAX (92.1 FM; HERMANTOWN, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • WSCN (100.5 FM; CLOQUET, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KDNI (90.5 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQDS-FM (94.9 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • KLDJ (101.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • KUMD-FM (103.3 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA)
  • KDAL-FM (95.7 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKCB (105.1 FM; DULUTH, MN; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF DULUTH, INC.)
  • W291AQ (106.1 FM; MOOSE LAKE, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Moose Lake:

  • WDIO-TV (Channel 10; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • KDLH (Channel 3; DULUTH, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • KBJR-TV (Channel 6; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQDS-TV (Channel 21; DULUTH, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
Moose Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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


Moose Lake fatal accident list:

Oct 29, 1978 02:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 9,000Total average daily traffic
  • 720Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,600Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Moose Lake)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • At Mercy Hospital & Nursing Home In (Lat: 46.435500 Lon: -92.772972), Call Sign: KNEZ412
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.950 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2013, Expiration Date: 03/29/2023Registrant: Mercy Hospital & Nursing Home, 710 S. Kenwood Av, Moose Lake, MN 55767, Phone: (218) 485-5528
  • 401 Douglas Avenue (Lat: 46.487444 Lon: -92.750194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14.5 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: KVD662
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.055 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2013, Expiration Date: 04/15/2023Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Municipal Power Plant (Lat: 46.487444 Lon: -92.750194), Call Sign: KNFZ562, Licensee ID: L00009842
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.850 MHz, 155.970 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/1997, Expiration Date: 08/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2002Registrant: County Of Carlton, Court House, Carlton, MN 55718, Phone: (218) 384-3236
  • Mercy Hospital And Health Care Center (Lat: 46.435500 Lon: -92.772972), Call Sign: KWX563
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, 155.355 MHz, 163.250 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2014, Expiration Date: 03/02/2024Registrant: Moose Lake Community Hospital District Dba Mercy Hospital & Health Car, 710 S Kenwood Ave, Moose Lake, MN 55767, Phone: (218) 485-5528, Fax: (218) 485-5674, Email:
  • Moose Lake State Pk Shop (Lat: 46.438278 Lon: -92.738250), Type: Upole, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WQS217
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.190 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2003, Expiration Date: 08/31/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2013, Certifier: Michael D HoganRegistrant: Mn/Dot Electronic Communications, 395 John Ireland Blvd, Ms730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 634-2173, Fax: (651) 297-5735, Email:
  • Bldg At Municipal Power Plant (Lat: 46.453000 Lon: -92.759639), Call Sign: WPL91
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.160 MHzGrant Date: 09/13/2002, Expiration Date: 10/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/31/2005, Certifier: James L GoodinRegistrant: B V Larson Inc., 1082 West Bone Lake Ln, Milltown, WI 54858, Phone: (715) 857-5557, Fax: (715) 857-5557, Email:
  • Tower Road, 2.25 Miles West Of Moose Lake (Lat: 46.447528 Lon: -92.809944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WQOY568
    Assigned Frequencies: 4955.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/2012, Expiration Date: 03/05/2022, Certifier: Dave H PagelRegistrant: Electronic Communications Office, 1500 West Cr B2, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7970, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • MOOSE LAKE, 4 Mi Ne (Lat: 46.504444 Lon: -92.711111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WPNB300
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6815.00 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz... (+4 more)Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Moose Lake, Tower Road, 2.25 Miles West Of Moose Lake (Lat: 46.447528 Lon: -92.809944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WPYD578
    Assigned Frequencies: 6705.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 04/26/2013, Expiration Date: 07/23/2023, Certifier: Robert J PrudhommeRegistrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd., Ms730, St. Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • MS03NP147, 4350 Hultgren Road (009311 / Moose Lake) (Lat: 46.460722 Lon: -92.726000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.9 m, Call Sign: WQQS499
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/22/2013, Expiration Date: 02/22/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 6.44 Kilometers Ne Of Moose Lake (Lat: 46.504389 Lon: -92.711028), Overall height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: KNKK647
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.5000 MHz, 158.100 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2008, Certifier: Elizabeth L KohlerRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, Chtd., 1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite 1500, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8661, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Moose Lake Airport (Lat: 46.416111 Lon: -92.804444), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB3320
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.36200 MHzGrant Date: 05/12/2008, Expiration Date: 03/17/2018Registrant: Mndot Aeronautics, 222 East Plato Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55107-1618, Phone: (651) 234-7252, Fax: (651) 234-7261, Email:
  • Moose Lake - Carlton County Airport, On Airport (Lat: 46.416306 Lon: -92.804944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 11.3 m, Call Sign: WQWG289
    Assigned Frequencies: 119.125 MHzGrant Date: 08/12/2015, Expiration Date: 08/12/2025, Certifier: Jay M ZimmermanRegistrant: Mndot Aeronautics, 222 Plato Blvd E, Saint Paul, MN 55101-1618, Phone: (651) 234-7252, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Moose Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: GLEN KOWITZ T-BIRD II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 128GK , Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 05/13/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Glen G Kowitz, 4696 County Road 13, Moose Lake, MN 55767
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2937Y , Serial Number: 18253937, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 03/05/1962
    Registrant (Corporation): Skylane Inc, Po Box 133, Moose Lake, MN 55767
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6153R , Serial Number: 31820, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Don Summers, 94934 Sunny Beach Rd, Moose Lake, MN 55767

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$117,6603$161,587
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$145,490
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$101,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9705.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$93,880
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9705.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 6

Incident types - Moose Lake

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Moose Lake, MN
Most common first names in Moose Lake, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2777.7 years
Edward2376.2 years
Anna2285.7 years
George2276.9 years
Walter2176.6 years
Robert2175.0 years
Mary1980.3 years
William1873.8 years
Arthur1680.3 years
Carl1582.3 years
Most common last names in Moose Lake, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson4380.6 years
Johnson4179.3 years
Peterson3075.2 years
Olson1781.1 years
Paulson1482.0 years
Erickson1385.8 years
Carlson1283.3 years
Larson1282.9 years
Nelson1280.0 years
Thompson783.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Moose Lake, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Alco Stores1Nike1
AmericInn1Subway1
Dairy Queen1UPS1
FedEx2

Moose Lake compared to Minnesota state average:

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

Moose Lake on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 1,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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