Murdock, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 269 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.2%
 
Males: 122  (45.4%)
Females: 147  (54.6%)
Median resident age:  33.5 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56271.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,749 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Murdock:

$43,749
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,114 (it was $17,011 in 2000)

Murdock city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $55,496 (it was $47,000 in 2000)
Murdock:

$55,496
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $733.

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  • Races in Murdock, MN (2010)

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    • 25591.7%White alone
    • 207.2%Hispanic
    • 31.1%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Murdock: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.7%), Norwegian (23.0%), Irish (14.9%), Czech (4.1%), Swedish (3.2%), Danish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1090 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 478 people per square mile   (low).

Murdock, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Murdock:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Murdock city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

30 residents are foreign born (9.6% Latin America).

This city:

9.6%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $683 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $517 (1.2%)

Murdock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (63.6 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (105.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (451.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kerkhoven, MN (2.1 miles ), De Graff, MN (2.1 miles) , Sunburg, MN (3.4 miles) , Pennock, MN (3.4 miles ), Benson, MN (3.5 miles ), Raymond, MN (4.0 miles ), Clontarf, MN (4.2 miles) , Danvers, MN (4.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.22 N, Longitude: 95.39 W

Area code: 320

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

3.8%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (39%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Murdock, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Murdock-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Murdock city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 7/11/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Murdock-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 86% 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 44.0 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 53.7 miles away from Murdock center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 209.4 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 81.3 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 243.4 miles away from Murdock center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.6 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 Swift County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Murdock topographic map

Birthplace of: Andrew Falk - Politician, David Frederickson - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Murdock:

  • SWIFT COUNTY BENSON HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; BENSON, MN)
  • SWIFT CTY BENSON HOSP HH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; BENSON, MN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - MEADOW LANE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BENSON, MN)

airports located in Murdock:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Murdock:

  • Ridgewater College (about 17 miles; Willmar, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 30 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 45 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 57 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 58 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 62 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 64 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)

Public elementary/middle school in Murdock:

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Notable locations in Murdock: Murdock (A), Murdock Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Murdock include: Bethesda Lutheran Church (A), Calvary Lutheran Church (B), Murdock Lutheran Church (C), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (D), Bethesda Lutheran Church (E), Calvary Lutheran Church (F), Murdock Lutheran Church (G), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Anne's Hotel (500 2nd Street).

Swift County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 55.3. This is better than average.

City:

55.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 37.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.0
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.7%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
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: 0.9% of all households

Banks with branches in Murdock (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Murdock: First State Bank Of Murdock at 520 Main Avenue, branch established on 1892/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $9.5 mil, Deposits: $8.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Murdock Bancor, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Murdock city (based on Swift County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,87313
Catholic2,3995
Evangelical Protestant1,78111
Other1-
None1,729-
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: 3
Swift County:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Swift County:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

11.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Swift County:

28.2%
Minnesota:

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

12.5%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Murdock:

50.7%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Murdock:

48.8%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Murdock:

22.0%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.0%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Murdock:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.8%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

56.8%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Murdock:

77.9%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Murdock, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$900
Firefighters 0$0 21$280
Health 0$0 8$102
Solid Waste Management 1$1,500$18,0000$0
Sewerage 1$1,500$18,0000$0
Totals for Government 2$3,000$18,00030$1,282

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $51,000 ($189.59)
    Sewerage: $36,000 ($133.83)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($89.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($81.78)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($70.63)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($59.48)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($44.61)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($40.89)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($14.87)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($11.15)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($3.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($14.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($11.15)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($7.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $36,000 ($133.83)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($81.78)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($48.33)
    All Other: $7,000 ($26.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $23,000 ($85.50)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($26.02)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($137.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $74,000 ($275.09)
    All Other: $9,000 ($33.46)
  • Tax - Property: $59,000 ($219.33)
    NEC: $2,000 ($7.43)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $70,000 ($260.22)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($74.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $15,000 ($55.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $35,000 ($130.11)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $15,000 ($55.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,389,000 ($5163.57)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $20,000 ($74.35)

4.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
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  0.88% ($23,647 average AGI)
from Chippewa County, MN  0.47% ($30,278)
from Pope County, MN  0.28% ($59,273)


6.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,908 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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  1.02% ($31,325 average AGI)
to Stearns County, MN  0.43% ($16,176)
to Pope County, MN  0.38% ($57,467)

Strongest AM radio stations in Murdock:

  • 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.)
  • KBMO (1290 AM; 1 kW; BENSON, MN; Owner: QUEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • 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))
  • KWLM (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDJS (1590 AM; 1 kW; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Murdock:

  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLFN (106.5 FM; SUNBURG, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSCR-FM (93.5 FM; BENSON, MN; Owner: QUEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KDJS-FM (95.3 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KOLV (100.1 FM; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: BOLD RADIO, INC.)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVY-FM (97.3 FM; STARBUCK, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K240CU (95.9 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Murdock:

  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K17FA (Channel 17; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K39FE (Channel 39; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K52GK (Channel 52; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K14LF (Channel 14; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K54GG (Channel 54; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K20GD (Channel 20; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K27CK (Channel 27; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: WILLMAR ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K30FZ (Channel 30; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • K54AK (Channel 54; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K56BZ (Channel 56; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K58EO (Channel 58; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K60AB (Channel 60; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • ARTHUR RAND, 1020 60th St Se; Sw Corner Sect 35 Of Kildare Twp (Lat: 45.239111 Lon: -95.415000), Type: 27.4, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: 3208754411, , 1020 60TH STREET SE
  • Miles Francis, Bnsf Ls22 Mp 121.6 - Intermediate (Lat: 45.231000 Lon: -95.409500), Type: 15.2, Structure height: 27151 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Registrant: 9135514639, Miles.Francis@bnsf.Com, 4515 KANSAS AVENUE
  • Miles Francis, Bnsf Ls22 Mp 121.6 - Intermediate (Lat: 45.231000 Lon: -95.409500), Type: 15.2, Structure height: 27151 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Licensee ID: C, Registrant: 9135514639, Telecomdeptfcc@bnsf.Com, 4515 KANSAS AVENUE
  • Miles Francis, Bnsf Ls22 Mp 121.6 - Intermediate (Lat: 45.231000 Lon: -95.409500), Type: 15.2, Structure height: 27151 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Registrant: 9135514639, Miles.Francis@bnsf.Com, 4515 KANSAS AVENUE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 1 Blk W Of 33 & 1 Blk N Of Hwy 12 (Lat: 45.233861 Lon: -95.432250), Call Sign: KOC494
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz, 154.295 MHzGrant Date: 03/20/2013, Expiration Date: 06/14/2023Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 6080 60th Avenue Ne (Lat: 45.119750 Lon: -95.469389), Type: Silo, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNRX445
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.650 MHzGrant Date: 02/03/2015, Expiration Date: 04/18/2025, Certifier: Dale R NealRegistrant: Pete\'s Communications, Inc., 1350 Nw 7th Street, Willmar, MN 56201, Phone: (320) 235-0630, Fax: (320) 235-7858, Email:
  • Nw 1/4 Of Sec 16 Louriston Twp (Lat: 45.118861 Lon: -95.441694), Call Sign: KNGH612, Licensee ID: L00039569
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.725 MHzGrant Date: 03/26/1998, Expiration Date: 06/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2003Registrant: Vernon Ashburn, Rr 1 Box 25, Murdock, MN 56271
  • 17 Mi W Of Willmar On Hwy 40 (Lat: 45.106917 Lon: -95.414194), Call Sign: KYZ789, Licensee ID: L00040273
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHzGrant Date: 09/15/2005, Expiration Date: 09/18/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/21/2015Registrant: Petersen Farms Inc, 8090 Hwy 40 Ne, Murdock, MN 56271, Phone: (320) 875-4525, Fax: (320) 875-4626, Email:
  • Lat: 45.222083 Lon: -95.390889, Call Sign: WQKG739
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.900 MHzGrant Date: 05/13/2009, Expiration Date: 05/13/2019, Certifier: Steve CollinsRegistrant: West Central Comms. Inc., 612 Industrial Dr., Willmar, MN 56201, Phone: (320) 235-0811, Fax: (320) 231-2655, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KG0FN, Previous Call Sign: KG0AI, Licensee ID: L00190495, Grant Date: 05/11/1993, Expiration Date: 05/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2000, Registrant: Don G Borden, Rt 2 Box 201, Murdock, MN 56271

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: POWRACHUTE CORP PEGASUS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3135S , Serial Number: A438 PEG, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/2007
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jesse A Olson, 595 120th Ave Se, Murdock, MN 56271, Other Owners: James E Erickson
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34038 , Serial Number: 17701608, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Philip Yost, 725 100th Ave Se, Murdock, MN 56271
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 305A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 99 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 342FS , Serial Number: 21831, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1972
    Registrant (Corporation): Petersen Aircraft Inc, 5015 80th Ave Ne, Murdock, MN 56271
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9508J , Serial Number: 28-3629, Airworthiness Date: 05/02/1988
    Registrant (Corporation): Petersen Aircraft Inc, 5015 80th Ave Ne, Murdock, MN 56271

Most common first names in Murdock, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1282.7 years
Mary1177.4 years
Joseph874.6 years
George777.4 years
Lillian785.3 years
Walter677.2 years
Anna591.0 years
William578.2 years
Helen484.5 years
Esther481.3 years
Most common last names in Murdock, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Larson981.7 years
Anderson785.0 years
Johnson775.3 years
Kavanagh775.3 years
Carlson779.0 years
Cain678.3 years
Walsh688.8 years
Hanson579.4 years
Schlagel579.6 years
Skoglund574.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Electricity (17%)

Murdock compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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