Nisswa, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 2,014 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 1,087  (54.0%)
Females: 927  (46.0%)
Median resident age:  49.5 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 56468.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $66,882 (it was $48,306 in 2000)
Nisswa:

$66,882
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,757 (it was $26,265 in 2000)

Nisswa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $308,133 (it was $151,500 in 2000)
Nisswa:

$308,133
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $253,233; Detached houses: $262,191; Townhouses or other attached units: $222,093; In 2-unit structures: $212,769; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $419,231; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $122,595; Mobile homes: $82,299

Median gross rent in 2016: $731.

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  • Races in Nisswa, MN (2010)

    Nisswa races chart
    • 1,91997.4%White alone
    • 140.7%American Indian alone
    • 120.6%Asian alone
    • 110.6%Two or more races
    • 90.5%Hispanic
    • 60.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nisswa: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.8%), Norwegian (15.2%), Scandinavian (12.3%), American (10.1%), European (5.0%), Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 1231 feet

Land area: 10.9 square miles.

Population density: 185 people per square mile   (very low).

Nisswa,MN real estate house value index trend

Nisswa, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Nisswa:

  • High school or higher: 98.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nisswa city:

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 72.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

60 residents are foreign born (0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.8%
Minnesota:

7.8%



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Nisswa, Minnesota as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Nisswa to the number of sex offenders is 2,162 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,289 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,698 (0.9%)

Nisswa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (66.1 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (117.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (460.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake Shore, MN (1.7 miles ), Merrifield, MN (2.6 miles) , Pequot Lakes, MN (2.6 miles ), Breezy Point, MN (2.7 miles ), East Gull Lake, MN (2.9 miles ), Jenkins, MN (3.1 miles ), Baxter, MN (3.3 miles ), Brainerd, MN (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $232,700
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $281,700
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $242,100
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $307,600
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $307,600
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $279,800
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $246,900
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $245,100
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $219,200
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $323,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.51 N, Longitude: 94.29 W

Area code: 218

Nisswa household income distribution Nisswa home values distribution

Nisswa tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +551 (+39.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

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

Average climate in Nisswa, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Nisswa-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Nisswa city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F4 tornado 19.1 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nisswa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 90% 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 101.9 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 111.9 miles away from Nisswa center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 294.8 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 132.8 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 109.7 miles away from Nisswa center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 277.0 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 Crow Wing County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nisswa topographic map

Birthplace of: Carl Sneep - Ice hockey defenceman.

Hospitals and medical centers in Nisswa:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOME CARE (25372 SMILEY ROAD PO BOX 315)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Nisswa:

  • ESSENTIA HEALTH ST JOSEPH'S MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • KINGWOOD COURT GOOD SAMARITAN CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • BARNABAS HEALTH CARE SERV (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • MINNESOTA NEUROREHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - BETHANY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - WOODLAND (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - PINE RIVER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PINE RIVER, MN)

located in Nisswa:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nisswa:

  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 12 miles; Brainerd, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,371)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 65 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 66 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 66 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 67 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 68 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Bemidji State University (about 73 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)

Public elementary/middle school in Nisswa:

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Notable locations in Nisswa: Nisswa Pioneer Village (A), The Garden Course at Grand View Lodge (B), The Pines at Grand View Lodge Golf Course (C), Fritz's Resort Golf Course (D), Camp Lincoln (E), Camp Lake Hubert (F), Nisswa City Hall (G), Nisswa Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Nisswa include: Church of the Cross (A), Saint Christopher's Church (B), Christ Community Church (C), New Hope Community Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: Bass Lake (A), Roy Lake (B), Round Lake (C), Nisswa Lake (D), Lower Cullen Lake (E), Lake Hubert (F), Hole-in-the-Day Lake (G), Fishtrap Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Nisswa: Nisswa City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Nisswa Area Historical Society - Pioneer Park (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 25611 Main Street), Nisswa Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4871 County Road 77), Koeps Sport Shop (Tours & Charters; 24400 Smiley Road).

Hotels: Birch Bay Golf Course & Resort (1646 South Agate Shore Drive Southwest), Days Inn of Nisswa (Highway 371 North), Days Inn Nisswa MN (24186 North Smiley Road), Gull Lake Motel (9215 Interlachen Road).

Crow Wing 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 67.4. This is about average.

City:

67.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.04
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 1.8%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.3%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
9 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
4 people in other group homes in 2000

Nisswa, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Nisswa (2011 data):

  • BlackRidgeBANK: Nisswa Branch at 5411 County Road 18, branch established on 1978/08/01; Schaefer's Foods Branch at 23964 Smiley Road, branch established on 1996/11/18. Info updated 2011/11/29: Bank assets: $348.3 mil, Deposits: $299.3 mil, headquarters in Fargo, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Blackridge Financial, Inc.
  • Frandsen Bank & Trust: Nisswa Branch at 24110 Smiley Road, branch established on 1997/10/10. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $1,439.6 mil, Deposits: $1,194.5 mil, headquarters in Lonsdale, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Frandsen Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Nisswa city (based on Crow Wing County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,48723
Catholic10,75113
Evangelical Protestant9,07349
Other5874
None28,602-
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: 13
Crow Wing County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Crow Wing County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Crow Wing County:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Here:

11.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Crow Wing County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

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

8.0%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.9%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.7%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Nisswa:

28.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.5%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nisswa:

5.2%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.8%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Nisswa:

56.8%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.9%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nisswa, 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 3$12,073$48,29212$2,422
Police Protection - Officers 5$21,883$52,5190$0
Firefighters 0$0 24$100
Streets and Highways 3$13,018$52,0720$0
Sewerage 1$3,717$44,6040$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,635$39,8100$0
Other and Unallocable 5$15,394$36,94610$9,347
Totals for Government 19$72,720$45,92846$11,869

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

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $957,000 ($475.17)
    Regular Highways: $435,000 ($215.99)
    Sewerage: $361,000 ($179.25)
    General - Other: $312,000 ($154.92)
    Police Protection: $291,000 ($144.49)
    Fire Protection: $168,000 ($83.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $116,000 ($57.60)
    Financial Administration: $100,000 ($49.65)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($8.44)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,000 ($1.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $100,000 ($49.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $206,000 ($102.28)
    Fire Protection: $137,000 ($68.02)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($15.39)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($8.94)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($1.99)
    Liquor Stores: $2,000 ($0.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $280,000 ($139.03)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $257,000 ($127.61)
    All Other: $159,000 ($78.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($10.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $343,000 ($170.31)
    Interest Earnings: $80,000 ($39.72)
    Special Assessments: $45,000 ($22.34)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,054,000 ($523.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $46,000 ($22.84)
    All Other: $35,000 ($17.38)
  • Tax - Property: $1,085,000 ($538.73)
    NEC: $22,000 ($10.92)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,764,000 ($1372.39)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $7,000 ($3.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,565,000 ($1273.58)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $206,000 ($102.28)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $327,000 ($162.36)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,974,000 ($980.14)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $164,000 ($81.43)

5.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,016 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
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 Cass County, MN  0.67% ($24,178 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.57% ($52,367)
from Morrison County, MN  0.28% ($25,426)


5.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,456 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
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 Cass County, MN  0.62% ($40,193 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.51% ($29,403)
to St. Louis County, MN  0.25% ($28,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nisswa:

  • KLIZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KVBR (1340 AM; 1 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • 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))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nisswa:

  • WJJY-FM (106.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIG (102.7 FM; PEQUOT LAKES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC.)
  • KLKS (104.3 FM; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KLIZ-FM (107.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KBLB (93.3 FM; NISSWA, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFGI (103.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KBKK (95.9 FM; PILLAGER, MN; Owner: DJ BROADCASTING C0RPORATION)
  • KKWS (105.9 FM; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KUAL-FM (101.5 FM; CROSBY, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K204ES (88.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K216FS (91.1 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KSKK (94.7 FM; STAPLES, MN; Owner: NORMIN BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Nisswa:

  • KAWB (Channel 22; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MN PUBLIC TELEVISION INC.)
  • KLKS-LP (Channel 46; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • K54AT (Channel 54; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K16BQ (Channel 16; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K28DF (Channel 28; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCCW-TV (Channel 12; WALKER, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K57BJ (Channel 57; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • K25GD (Channel 25; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • K33ET (Channel 33; AITKIN, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • K27EV (Channel 27; AITKIN, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • K39GG (Channel 39; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K49CU (Channel 49; WALKER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • Nisswa, Minnesota
  • Fatal accident count23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents32
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:11
  • Fatalities25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents54
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Minnesota average
  • Fatal accident count78
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents122
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons29
  • Fatalities84
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents204
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents10
See more detailed statistics of Nisswa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Nisswa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Lat: 46.495778 Lon: -94.311917, Call Sign: WPSL333
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 456.187 MHzGrant Date: 05/14/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 46.533306 Lon: -94.233611, Call Sign: WQAJ381
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 155.385 MHz, 155.400 MHz, 157.450 MHzGrant Date: 04/23/2014, Expiration Date: 06/14/2024, Certifier: Joseph F GlaccumRegistrant: North Memorial Ambulance Service, 4501 68th Ave N, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429, Phone: (763) 581-9971, Fax: (763) 581-9901, Email:
  • Lat: 46.501167 Lon: -94.313833, Call Sign: WQIS315
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHzGrant Date: 04/29/2008, Expiration Date: 04/29/2018, Certifier: Chad BohnenstinglRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • 25312 Smiley Road (Lat: 46.520278 Lon: -94.288333), Call Sign: WQKD258
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.012 MHz, 464.212 MHz, 469.212 MHz, 464.087 MHz, 464.012 MHz, 464.287 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 464.187 MHz, 469.187 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 464.137 MHzGrant Date: 04/06/2009, Expiration Date: 04/06/2019, Certifier: Lisa M LaneskiRegistrant: Retail Data Systems, 6566 Edenvale Blvd, Eden Prairie, MN 55346, Phone: (952) 392-2696, Fax: (952) 934-4830, Email:
  • Lat: 46.447111 Lon: -94.377778, Call Sign: WQLI212
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.577 MHz, 159.697 MHzGrant Date: 01/26/2010, Expiration Date: 01/26/2020, Certifier: Kari DaytonRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • MS03NP413, 1932 West Gull Tower Rd Sw (Mn10762-A) (Lat: 46.442778 Lon: -94.377806), Type: Mast, Structure height: 56.7 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQQB458
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/15/2012, Expiration Date: 10/15/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2014, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • NISSWA, 1823 Lower Roy Lake Road (Lat: 46.510833 Lon: -94.311611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQQX533
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/20/2013, Expiration Date: 03/20/2023, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • MS03NP413, 1932 W Gull Tower Rd Sw (Lat: 46.442806 Lon: -94.377833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQUR238
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/16/2014, Expiration Date: 09/16/2024, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • A1O0211A, 1932 West Gull Tower Rd Sw (Mn10762-A) (Lat: 46.442778 Lon: -94.377806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 56.7 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQVS729
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/30/2015, Expiration Date: 04/30/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nisswa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Nisswa)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Nisswa and their reported violations in the past:

INTERLACHEN (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Nisswa

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nisswa, MN

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Nisswa, MN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Days Inn1UPS1
FedEx1

Nisswa compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 18 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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  • Levi John Christianson (2)
  • Robert Harold Irvine (1)
  • Michael John Christianson (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2018.