Northrop, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 213 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.7%
 
Males: 109  (51.4%)
Females: 104  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56075.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,646 (it was $38,333 in 2000)
Northrop:

$55,646
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $55,774 (it was $35,785 in 2000)

Northrop city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,180 (it was $48,600 in 2000)
Northrop:

$92,180
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $90,427; detached houses: $90,029

Median gross rent in 2017: $666.

March 2019 cost of living index in Northrop: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.8%
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Ancestries: German (50.5%), Norwegian (15.6%), American (10.1%), Scandinavian (6.4%), English (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1140 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,421 people per square mile   (low).

Northrop, Minnesota map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $718 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $834 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Burnsville, MN (91.0 miles , pop. 60,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (102.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (367.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Granada, MN (2.3 miles ),
Fairmont, MN (2.4 miles ),
Truman, MN (2.5 miles ),
Welcome, MN (3.2 miles ),
Lewisville, MN (3.6 miles ),
Winnebago, MN (3.7 miles ),
Trimont, MN (3.7 miles ),
Ormsby, MN (3.9 miles)

Latitude: 43.73 N, Longitude: 94.44 W

Area code: 507

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $200,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Northrop, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Truck transportation (9.0%)
  • Machinery (7.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (13.9%)
  • Machinery (11.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (30.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (11.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Machinery (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Northrop, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Engineers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.7%)
  • Child care workers (6.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.6%)

Average climate in Northrop, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Northrop-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.0 miles away from the Northrop city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

On 8/1/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northrop-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 81% 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 155.3 miles away from Northrop center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 249.7 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 162.2 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 234.3 miles away from Northrop center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 201.6 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) earthquake occurred 185.4 miles away from Northrop center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Martin County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Northrop topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Northrop:

  • CRESTVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FAIRMONT, MN)
  • LAKEVIEW METHODIST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FAIRMONT, MN)
  • TRUMAN SENIOR LIVING (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TRUMAN, MN)
  • MAYO DIALYSIS - FAIRMONT (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; FAIRMONT, MN)
  • PARKER OAKS COMMUNITIES INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WINNEBAGO, MN)
  • TRIMONT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; TRIMONT, MN)
  • TRIMONT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; TRIMONT, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northrop:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 31 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 36 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • South Central College (about 37 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 47 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Riverland Community College (about 72 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 77 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • St Olaf College (about 81 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)

Private high school in Northrop:

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

Martin 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:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Northrop:

Marital status in Northrop, MN
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Northrop:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
Minnesota average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Northrop, MN (based on Martin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,86927
Mainline Protestant6,68719
Catholic3,7764
Other1862
None3,322-
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: 5
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Martin County:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Martin County:

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Martin County:

27.8%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Martin County:

11.3%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

56.8%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

36.4%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Northrop:

25.3
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

10.0%
Minnesota:

21.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.4
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.4%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

47.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.4%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Northrop, 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
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,033
Water Supply 0$0 3$3,650
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$2,175
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$4,720
Sewerage 0$0 3$3,650
Totals for Government 0$0 15$15,228

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $101,000 ($474.18)
    Sewerage: $40,000 ($187.79)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($140.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($93.90)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($61.03)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($51.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($14.08)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($14.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($9.39)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($9.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $72,000 ($338.03)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($98.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($9.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,000 ($56.34)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $36,000 ($169.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($14.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000 ($23.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($4.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($32.86)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($14.08)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($492.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $52,000 ($244.13)
    Other: $10,000 ($46.95)
  • Tax - Property: $40,000 ($187.79)
    Other License: $3,000 ($14.08)

4.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
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 Blue Earth County, MN  0.48% ($43,881 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.25% ($46,591)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northrop:

  • KSUM (1370 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • 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))
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBEW (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BLUE EARTH, MN)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northrop:

  • KFMC-FM (106.5 FM; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • K220AQ (91.9 FM; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KJLY (104.5 FM; BLUE EARTH, MN; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING,INC)
  • KBEW-FM (98.1 FM; BLUE EARTH, MN; Owner: KBEW, INC.)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Northrop:

  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K28AE (Channel 28; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: OGDEN BROADCASTING OF MINNESOTA, INC)
  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.8mTotal length
  • $287,000,000Total costs
  • 5,128Total average daily traffic
  • 415Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,040Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Frank McCoy, Ne Corner 180th And 230th, Martin County, Mn (Lat: 43.748278 Lon: -94.406639), Type: 156.1, Overall height: 155.5 m, Registrant: Result Radio, 767 Winon-a, Phone: (507) 452-4000

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0WCD, Grant Date: 03/23/1993, Expiration Date: 03/23/2003, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2005, Registrant: Laura J Kotewa, Northrop, MN 56075

Most common first names in Northrop, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Emma382.0 years
Carl280.0 years
Harold278.0 years
Elmer275.1 years
Herbert275.5 years
Edwin286.0 years
Mary289.5 years
William287.5 years
Most common last names in Northrop, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Becker786.7 years
Kosbab572.3 years
Swift478.0 years
Koeritz380.7 years
Rahburg376.4 years
Neuenfeldt381.7 years
Hinz281.0 years
Blom278.0 years
Hartmann286.0 years
Kruse282.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Northrop, MN
  • 88.3%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Northrop, MN
  • 71.4%Utility gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 7.1%No fuel used


Northrop compared to Minnesota state average:

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