Odin, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 105 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -16.0%
 
Males: 46  (44.2%)
Females: 59  (55.8%)
Median resident age:

33.0 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 56160

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,036 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Odin:

$49,036
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,166 (it was $16,118 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $56,634 (it was $24,400 in 2000)
Odin:

$56,634
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $66,524; detached houses: $66,618

Median gross rent in 2019: $773.

March 2019 cost of living index in Odin: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.3%

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  • Races in Odin, MN (2019)
    • 11992.2%White alone
    • 97.0%Hispanic
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Ancestries: Norwegian (37.3%), German (23.5%), Irish (5.9%), American (3.9%), European (3.9%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 289 people per square mile   (very low).

Odin, Minnesota map

4 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America).

This city:

3.1%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $913 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $808 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (93.1 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (105.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (384.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ormsby, MN (1.6 miles),
Butterfield, MN (2.6 miles ),
Trimont, MN (2.7 miles ),
St. James, MN (3.1 miles ),
Mountain Lake, MN (3.3 miles ),
Darfur, MN (3.7 miles),
Sherburn, MN (3.8 miles ),
Welcome, MN (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.87 N, Longitude: 94.74 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Odin, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Odin, MN in 2019

Odin satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.8%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+22.5%).
Most common industries in Odin, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (23.5%)
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (13.7%)
  • Food (9.8%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (7.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (25.0%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (10.7%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (7.1%)
  • Chemicals (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (7.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (39.1%)
  • Food (21.7%)
  • Social assistance (13.0%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (8.7%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (8.7%)
Most common occupations in Odin, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9.8%)
  • Carpenters (7.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Religious workers (5.9%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.9%)
  • Media and communications workers (5.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (25.0%)
  • Carpenters (14.3%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (10.7%)
  • Religious workers (10.7%)
  • Construction laborers (10.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (21.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (13.0%)
  • Media and communications workers (13.0%)
  • Child care workers (13.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)

Average climate in Odin, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Odin-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/1/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Odin city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Odin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 121% greater 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 140.0 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 233.3 miles away from Odin center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 146.4 miles away from Odin center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 222.4 miles away from the city 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 186.2 miles away from Odin center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 168.8 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 Watonwan County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Odin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Odin:

  • TRIMONT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TRIMONT, MN)
  • TRIMONT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TRIMONT, MN)
  • TRIMONT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TRIMONT, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MOUNTAIN LAKE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MOUNTAIN LAKE, MN)
  • TRUMAN SENIOR LIVING (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TRUMAN, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Odin:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 33 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • South Central College (about 41 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 42 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 50 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 65 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 77 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • St Olaf College (about 88 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Odin: Odin Fire Department (A), Odin Town Hall (B), Odin Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Odin include: Zion Lutheran Church (A), Saint Olaf Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Watonwan 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:

1.9 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

49.1%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Odin (2011 data):

  • Odin State Bank: at 101 East Main Street, branch established on 1904/06/09. Info updated 2010/06/16: Bank assets: $36.7 mil, Deposits: $32.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Odin Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Odin:

Marital status in Odin, MN
  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 8.0%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Odin:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.3
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Odin, MN (based on Watonwan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,52115
Catholic2,5142
Evangelical Protestant1,93116
Other-1
None2,245-
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
Watonwan County:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Watonwan County:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Watonwan County:

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Watonwan County:

26.8%
Minnesota:

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

18.7%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Odin:

52.6%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.0%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.9%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Odin:

14.6%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.2%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

54.7%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Odin:

73.4%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Odin, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
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 9$413
Firefighters 0$0 16$4,248
Totals for Government 0$0 25$4,661

Odin government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($323.81)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($190.48)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($161.90)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($133.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($95.24)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($95.24)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($47.62)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($19.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($19.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($57.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($19.05)

Odin government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $44,000 ($419.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($85.71)
    Other: $4,000 ($38.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($9.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $24,000 ($228.57)
    Special Assessments: $9,000 ($85.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($295.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($238.10)
    Other: $18,000 ($171.43)
    Highways: $5,000 ($47.62)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($171.43)

Odin government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,000 ($1847.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000 ($1714.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000 ($123.81)

5.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,636 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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  1.11% ($77,740 average AGI)
to Martin County, MN  0.51% ($50,174)
to Brown County, MN  0.45% ($49,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Odin:

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • 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))
  • KDOM (1580 AM; 1 kW; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSUM (1370 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Odin:

  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFMC-FM (106.5 FM; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KILR-FM (95.9 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: JACOBSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRAQ (105.7 FM; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINNESOTA)
  • KDOM-FM (94.3 FM; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Odin:

  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • K58AF (Channel 58; WINDOM, MN; Owner: CITY OF WINDOM)
  • K53EV (Channel 53; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K41EG (Channel 41; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERAL RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K45EH (Channel 45; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • K51EN (Channel 51; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSN.)
  • K59FN (Channel 59; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K61GE (Channel 61; JACKSON, MN; Owner: BLUE EARTH - NICOLLET - FARIBAULT COOP. ELEC. ASSOC.)
  • K23FO (Channel 23; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.7mTotal length
  • $530,000,000Total costs
  • 2,159Total average daily traffic
  • 2,225Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Odin)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 43.862028 Lon: -94.749250, Call Sign: WQOF362,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.250 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2011, Expiration Date: 09/08/2021, Certifier: Mark Saunders, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ODIN, 6 Miles W On Cty Rd 7 (Lat: 43.861611 Lon: -94.858306), Overall height: 64.6 m, Call Sign: WDU655,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.20 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, Grant Date: 09/06/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2006, Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W. Mineral Ave., Rm. Ia-C7.18, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8714, Fax: (303) 707-9711, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Odin, MN
  • 76.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 4.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Odin, MN
  • 83.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.7%Utility gas


Odin compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly 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.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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