Ormsby, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 125 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.8%
 
Males: 53  (43.1%)
Females: 72  (56.9%)
Median resident age:

60.7 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip code: 56162

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,436 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Ormsby:

$54,436
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,424 (it was $16,954 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,334 (it was $47,100 in 2000)
Ormsby:

$89,334
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $114,768; detached houses: $114,264
March 2019 cost of living index in Ormsby: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.0%
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  • Races in Ormsby, MN (2010)
    • 11890.1%White alone
    • 107.6%American Indian alone
    • 21.5%Hispanic
    • 10.8%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (34.6%), Scandinavian (28.8%), Norwegian (19.2%), American (15.4%), Czech (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 349 people per square mile   (very low).

Ormsby, Minnesota map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $606 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $920 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (92.6 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (104.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (381.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Odin, MN (1.6 miles),
Trimont, MN (2.5 miles ),
Butterfield, MN (3.0 miles ),
St. James, MN (3.1 miles ),
Mountain Lake, MN (3.6 miles ),
Welcome, MN (3.6 miles ),
Truman, MN (3.6 miles ),
Sherburn, MN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.85 N, Longitude: 94.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

Distribution of median household income in Ormsby, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ormsby, MN in 2017

Ormsby satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Ormsby, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.2%)
  • Rail transportation (8.2%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.9%)
  • Rail transportation (14.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.4%)
  • Truck transportation (11.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Food (5.7%)
  • Machinery (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (19.2%)
  • Public administration (19.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (19.2%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
Most common occupations in Ormsby, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (8.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (14.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.6%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (8.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (11.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (11.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.7%)

Average climate in Ormsby, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Ormsby-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/1/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Ormsby city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ormsby-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 80% 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 142.1 miles away from Ormsby center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 235.6 miles away from Ormsby center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 148.6 miles away from Ormsby 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 224.1 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 188.4 miles away from Ormsby center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 171.1 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 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).
Ormsby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ormsby:

  • TRIMONT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TRIMONT, MN)
  • TRIMONT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TRIMONT, MN)
  • TRIMONT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; TRIMONT, MN)
  • TRUMAN SENIOR LIVING (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; TRUMAN, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MOUNTAIN LAKE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MOUNTAIN LAKE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ormsby:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 32 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • South Central College (about 40 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 41 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 49 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 68 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 79 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Riverland Community College (about 86 miles; Austin, MN; FT enrollment: 2,321)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Ormsby 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:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.1%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

1.5%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Ormsby (2011 data):

  • Ormsby State Bank: at 513 Main Street, branch established on 1901/07/01. Info updated 2008/07/16: Bank assets: $25.8 mil, Deposits: $21.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Ormsby Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Ormsby:

Marital status in Ormsby, MN
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Ormsby:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Minnesota average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ormsby, 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
Here:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Martin County:

27.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.3%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ormsby:

45.9%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ormsby:

44.8%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Ormsby:

31.0
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.2%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

28.6%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ormsby:

6.3
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ormsby:

44.6%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

45.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Ormsby:

81.1%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ormsby, MN Residents

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $87,000 ($696.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $47,000 ($376.00)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($128.00)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($88.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($56.00)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($24.00)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($24.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($32.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $256,000 ($2048.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($112.00)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($56.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $49,000 ($392.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($112.00)

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

  • Charges - Other: $8,000 ($64.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($8.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $253,000 ($2024.00)
    Other: $21,000 ($168.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($72.00)
    Special Assessments: $6,000 ($48.00)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($16.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($704.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $28,000 ($224.00)
    Other: $10,000 ($80.00)
  • Tax - Property: $21,000 ($168.00)
    Other License: $3,000 ($24.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $854,000 ($6832.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $844,000 ($6752.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($80.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,000 ($424.00)

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 Ormsby:

  • 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))
  • KSUM (1370 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDOM (1580 AM; 1 kW; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ormsby:

  • 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.)
  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFMC-FM (106.5 FM; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KILR-FM (95.9 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: JACOBSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRAQ (105.7 FM; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINNESOTA)
  • KDOM-FM (94.3 FM; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ormsby:

  • 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)
  • K28AE (Channel 28; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: OGDEN BROADCASTING OF MINNESOTA, INC)
  • 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
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.4mTotal length
  • 69Total average daily traffic
  • 69Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 43.819556 Lon: -94.687750, Call Sign: WQYI570,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.475 MHz, 463.675 MHz, 467.475 MHz, 468.300 MHz, 468.675 MHz, Grant Date: 10/11/2016, Expiration Date: 10/11/2026, Certifier: Justin White, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ormsby, MN
  • 79.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 2.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ormsby, MN
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ormsby 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.
  • 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 significantly below 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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