Nerstrand, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 293 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.8%
Males: 140  (47.8%)
Females: 153  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

41.7 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55053.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,605 (it was $41,500 in 2000)
Nerstrand:

$54,605
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,206 (it was $15,362 in 2000)

Nerstrand city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $164,471 (it was $99,500 in 2000)
Nerstrand:

$164,471
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $255,763; detached houses: $251,049

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,134.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nerstrand: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.4%
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  • Races in Nerstrand, MN (2010)
    • 28295.6%White alone
    • 93.1%Hispanic
    • 20.7%Asian alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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Ancestries: German (39.3%), Norwegian (20.7%), Irish (13.8%), Czech (7.6%), American (6.2%), Swedish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1190 feet

Land area: 1.42 square miles.

Population density: 207 people per square mile   (very low).

Nerstrand, Minnesota map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,450 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,281 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Burnsville, MN (30.6 miles , pop. 60,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (42.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (322.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Dennison, MN (2.2 miles),
Kenyon, MN (2.5 miles ),
Dundas, MN (3.0 miles ),
Northfield, MN (3.0 miles ),
Faribault, MN (3.3 miles ),
Randolph, MN (3.6 miles ),
Wanamingo, MN (3.7 miles ),
Cannon Falls, MN (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 44.34 N, Longitude: 93.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $117,600
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $78,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $105,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $149,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $149,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Nerstrand, MN residents
Average permit cost in Nerstrand, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+12.0%).
Most common industries in Nerstrand, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (9.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.6%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (17.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (13.8%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Food (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.9%)
  • Social assistance (10.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.5%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Nerstrand, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (15.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Top executives (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (19.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)

Average climate in Nerstrand, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 50.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Nerstrand-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Nerstrand city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/30/1967, a category F4 tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nerstrand-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 172.0 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 182.7 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 314.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 290.2 miles away from Nerstrand 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 311.7 miles away from Nerstrand 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 210.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rice County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nerstrand topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Nerstrand:

  • KENYON SUNSET HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; KENYON, MN)
  • LAURA BAKER SERVICES ASSOC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; NORTHFIELD, MN)
  • HOME CARE LINK (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; NORTHFIELD, MN)
  • THREE LINKS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NORTHFIELD, MN)
  • PLEASANT MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FARIBAULT, MN)
  • FARIBAULT SOCS (Hospital, about 10 miles away; FARIBAULT, MN)
  • DISTRICT ONE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; FARIBAULT, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nerstrand:

  • St Olaf College (about 11 miles; Northfield, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,141)
  • Dakota County Technical College (about 28 miles; Rosemount, MN; FT enrollment: 2,478)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 34 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 4,049)
  • Normandale Community College (about 37 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)
  • St Catherine University (about 41 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,771)
  • Macalester College (about 42 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,174)

Public elementary/middle school in Nerstrand:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Nerstrand Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Rice County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

84.3%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Nerstrand (2011 data):

  • Lake Country Community Bank: Nerstrand Branch at 313 Main St., Po Box 128, branch established on 2005/12/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $28.3 mil, Deposits: $24.0 mil, headquarters in Morristown, MN, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Morristown Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Nerstrand:

Marital status in Nerstrand, MN
  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

For population 25 years and over in Nerstrand:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Minnesota average:

10.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nerstrand, MN (based on Rice County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant12,51024
Catholic12,3376
Evangelical Protestant6,46131
Other8408
None31,994-
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: 7
Rice County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Rice County:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Rice County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.2%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.8%
Minnesota:

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

15.1%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.6%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

36.0%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Nerstrand:

28.6
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.7%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nerstrand:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.2%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Nerstrand:

49.6%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Nerstrand:

75.2%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nerstrand, 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 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$280
Firefighters 0$0 14$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,624
Sewerage 0$0 1$892
Totals for Government 0$0 17$2,796

Nerstrand government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $144,000 ($491.47)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($143.34)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($116.04)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($105.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($85.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($58.02)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($27.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($13.65)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($10.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($174.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($112.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,000 ($112.63)

Nerstrand government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $83,000 ($283.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($54.61)
    Other: $12,000 ($40.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($34.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($102.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $23,000 ($78.50)
    Other: $4,000 ($13.65)
  • Tax - Property: $41,000 ($139.93)
    Other License: $1,000 ($3.41)

Nerstrand government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $961,000 ($3279.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $942,000 ($3215.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($64.85)

Nerstrand government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $115,000 ($392.49)

6.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,790 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dakota County, MN  1.24% ($57,415 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.59% ($44,594)
from Steele County, MN  0.43% ($41,806)


6.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dakota County, MN  1.18% ($63,432 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.66% ($46,570)
to Steele County, MN  0.46% ($39,782)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nerstrand:

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KYMN (1080 AM; 1 kW; NORTHFIELD, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOWZ (1170 AM; 3 kW; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nerstrand:

  • KQCL (95.9 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KBGY (107.5 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO II LLC)
  • KOWZ-FM (100.9 FM; BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: BLOOMING PRAIRIE FARM RADIO INC.)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KRUE (92.1 FM; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K280EC (103.9 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K289AE (105.7 FM; OWATONNA, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Nerstrand:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.6mTotal length
  • $274,000,000Total costs
  • 2,719Total average daily traffic
  • 202Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,900Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Nerstrand Site ) 11214 160th St. (Lat: 44.356944 Lon: -93.076944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN403
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M St., Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Ronald D Obermueller, Sw Corner Goodhue Ave & 160th (Lat: 44.355833 Lon: -93.041667), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Xcel Energy Services Inc., Ronald.D.Obermueller@xcelenergy.Com, , Minne-apolis, Phone: (612) 330-2876
  • Ronald D Obermueller, Sw Corner Goodhue Ave & 160th (Lat: 44.355833 Lon: -93.041667), Type: 91.4, Structure height: 27131 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, Kcookler@lermansenter.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 416-6749
  • Sw Corner Goodhue Ave & 160th (Lat: 44.355833 Lon: -93.041667), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Northern States Power Company, Minne-apolis, Phone: (612) 330-5813

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Nerstrand Woods State Park Shop (Lat: 44.340250 Lon: -93.109667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: WSZ232,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.190 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2012, Expiration Date: 08/05/2022, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2013, Certifier: Joseph G Dobesh Iii, Registrant: Office Of Electronic Communications, Transportation Building Ms 730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Fax: (612) 297-5735
  • Sw Corner Goodhue Ave & 160th (Lat: 44.355833 Lon: -93.041667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: KAN512,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.665 MHz, 153.485 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2012, Expiration Date: 03/17/2022, Certifier: Ronald D Obermueller, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6749, Fax: (202) 293-7783, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NERSTRAND, 11214 160th Street E. (Lat: 44.356944 Lon: -93.076944), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQQR462,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2013, Expiration Date: 02/15/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • Nerstrand MN Water T, Near 113 Cherry Street (Lat: 44.340222 Lon: -93.066917), Type: Tank, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQUN903,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2014, Expiration Date: 08/28/2024, Certifier: Nathaniel B Lyon, Registrant: Northfieldwifi, 1403 Heritage Drive, Suite A, Northfield, MN 55057, Phone: (612) 991-4260, Email:
  • Nerstrand, 415 Main St. (Lat: 44.341444 Lon: -93.063333), Type: Silo, Structure height: 33 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: WRBY599,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 07/25/2018, Expiration Date: 07/25/2028, Certifier: Corey Hauer, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KA9ECX, Licensee ID: L00273626, Grant Date: 08/04/2000, Expiration Date: 08/04/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/07/2012, Registrant: Bret J Showers, 211 Main St Box 142, Nerstrand, MN 55053
  • Call Sign: KE0WX, Licensee ID: L01405145, Grant Date: 05/22/2018, Expiration Date: 05/22/2028, Certifier: Stephen R Anderson, Registrant: Stephen R Anderson, 200 2nd St N, Nerstrand, MN 55053
  • Call Sign: KE0AOM, Licensee ID: L01867200, Grant Date: 05/19/2014, Expiration Date: 05/19/2024, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2014, Certifier: James A Braaten, Registrant: James A Braaten, 41938 Hwy 56 Blvd, Nerstrand, MN 55053
  • Call Sign: K0AOM, Previous Call Sign: KE0AOM, Licensee ID: L01867200, Grant Date: 07/18/2014, Expiration Date: 07/18/2024, Certifier: James A Braaten, Registrant: James A Braaten, 41938 Hwy 56 Blvd, Nerstrand, MN 55053

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA 40 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 363DS , Serial Number: 40.303, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 06/19/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Dave Donkers, 11225 Kvanbeck Trl, Nerstrand, MN 55053
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 7GCAA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 747WM , Serial Number: 476-2003, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/2003, Certificate Issue Date: 05/14/2013
    Registrant (Individual): David C Trustee Donkers, 11225 Kvanbeck Trl, Nerstrand, MN 55053

Most common first names in Nerstrand, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John774.2 years
Arthur683.5 years
Herman580.0 years
Elmer479.5 years
Anna480.5 years
Raymond475.0 years
Robert466.8 years
Walter476.5 years
Esther387.7 years
Gladys389.0 years
Most common last names in Nerstrand, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kispert779.0 years
Mueller780.6 years
Hope676.5 years
Hildebrandt680.5 years
Vesledahl683.7 years
Musehl583.2 years
Buchta478.0 years
Budde484.0 years
Jacobson481.5 years
Rauk475.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nerstrand, MN
  • 76.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 3.4%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nerstrand, MN
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Nerstrand compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below 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 significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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