Nassau, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 69 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.9%
 
Males: 45  (65.3%)
Females: 24  (34.7%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 56257

Estimated median household income in 2015: $43,428 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Nassau:

$43,428
MN:

$63,488

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $18,627 (it was $12,748 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $27,712 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Nassau:

$27,712
MN:

$200,000
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nassau: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (62.5%), Norwegian (25.0%), American (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1120 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 436 people per square mile   (low).

Nassau, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Nassau:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nassau city:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 22.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $282 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $316 (1.3%)

Nassau satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (106.9 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (155.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (493.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Marietta, MN (2.0 miles) , Albee, SD (2.4 miles) , Revillo, SD (2.7 miles) , Bellingham, MN (3.0 miles ), La Bolt, SD (3.4 miles) , Madison, MN (3.6 miles ), Milbank, SD (3.7 miles ), Odessa, MN (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 45.07 N, Longitude: 96.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 320

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

3.2%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Wholesale trade (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (47%)
  • Sales and related occupations (27%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)

Average climate in Nassau, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 5/17/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Nassau city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nassau-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 82% 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 45.9 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 42.5 miles away from Nassau center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 157.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 697.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 53.9 miles away from Nassau 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 200.6 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 Lac qui Parle County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nassau topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Nassau:

  • ST WILLIAMS HOME FOR THE AGED (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MILBANK, SD)
  • MILBANK AREA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MILBANK, SD)
  • MILBANK AREA HOSPITAL/AVERA HEALTH - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MILBANK, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nassau:

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 47 miles; Granite Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,225)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 55 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • South Dakota State University (about 55 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Ridgewater College (about 67 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 76 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 84 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 87 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

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

Church in Nassau: Saint James Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lac qui Parle 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 2002 was 19.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.67
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 16.3%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.3%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Minnesota average:

10.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nassau city (based on Lac qui Parle County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,36416
Evangelical Protestant1,54210
Catholic1,0464
None307-
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: 2
Lac qui Parle County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Lac qui Parle County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

9.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Lac qui Parle County:

26.7%
Minnesota:

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

16.3%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.2%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.2%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nassau:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.7%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

56.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Nassau:

73.5%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nassau, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$131
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$362
Totals for Government 0$0 7$493

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,000 ($130.43)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($115.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($86.96)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($57.97)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($14.49)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($14.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($14.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,000 ($202.90)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($86.96)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($14.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($14.49)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($14.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($144.93)
    All Other: $7,000 ($101.45)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($144.93)

4.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,023 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
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 Chippewa County, MN  1.14% ($28,559 average AGI)
from Yellow Medicine County, MN  0.44% ($28,077)


4.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
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 Chippewa County, MN  0.64% ($27,842 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.40% ($24,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nassau:

  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KDIO (1350 AM; 1 kW; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nassau:

  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KPHR (106.3 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKSD (104.3 FM; MILBANK, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KLQP (92.1 FM; MADISON, MN; Owner: LAC QUI PARLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSDR-FM (92.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)
  • KIXX (96.1 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Nassau:

  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KDLO-TV (Channel 3; FLORENCE, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • K47IC (Channel 47; MILBANK, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • 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.)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: WHITING STANLEY E CHALLENGER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4100J , Serial Number: CH2-1091 CW0743, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 12/06/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Roy Stolpman, 320 3rd St, Nassau, MN 56257

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (86%)
  • Electricity (9%)

Nassau compared to Minnesota state average:

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