Ortonville, Minnesota

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Population in 2022: 2,004 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 995  (49.7%)
Females: 1,009  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

46.4 years
Minnesota median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 56278.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $52,262 (it was $30,614 in 2000)
Ortonville:

$52,262
MN:

$82,338

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $31,533 (it was $17,132 in 2000)

Ortonville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $111,558 (it was $45,600 in 2000)
Ortonville:

$111,558
MN:

$314,600

Median gross rent in 2022: $715.

March 2022 cost of living index in Ortonville: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 7.1%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Ortonville, MN (2022)
    • 1,95793.7%White alone
    • 633.0%Two or more races
    • 261.2%Hispanic
    • 80.4%Asian alone
    • 60.3%Black alone

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Ancestries: German (44.9%), Norwegian (15.2%), European (6.6%), American (5.7%), Irish (3.6%), Polish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 3.39 square miles.

Population density: 590 people per square mile   (low).

Ortonville, Minnesota map

43 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.4% North America, 0.4% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $883 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,387 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (109.7 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (156.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (499.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Big Stone City, SD (1.1 miles ),
Odessa, MN (2.5 miles),
Clinton, MN (3.3 miles ),
Milbank, SD (3.3 miles ),
Bellingham, MN (3.8 miles ),
Correll, MN (3.8 miles),
Corona, SD (4.0 miles),
Louisburg, MN (4.0 miles)

Latitude: 45.31 N, Longitude: 96.44 W

Area code: 320

Distribution of median household income in Ortonville, MN in 2022
Distribution of house value in Ortonville, MN in 2022
Ortonville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 2 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2020: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $254,700
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $138,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Ortonville, MN residents
Average permit cost in Ortonville, MN
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.0%
Minnesota:

2.6%
Most common industries in Ortonville, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Food (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.8%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Social assistance (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Ortonville, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Religious workers (4.3%)
  • Top executives (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Child care workers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)

Average climate in Ortonville, Minnesota

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Ortonville, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 13.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

72.6
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.67
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

1.515

Tornado activity:

Ortonville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Ortonville city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 47.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ortonville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 18% 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 31.8 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 26.5 miles away from Ortonville center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 164.0 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 39.1 miles away from Ortonville center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 696.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 213.7 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 Big Stone County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ortonville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ortonville:

  • MONARCH HEIGHTS (501 BURDICK AVE)
  • ORTONVILLE AREA HEALTH SERVICES (Government - Local, 450 EASTVOLD AVE)
  • ORTONVILLE MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL (750 EASTVOLD AVE)
  • NORTHRIDGE RESIDENCE (1075 ROY STREET)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS - ORTONVILLE (814 ROY ST)

Airports and heliports located in Ortonville:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ortonville:

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Granite Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,225)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 65 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 68 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 68 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Ridgewater College (about 68 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 70 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • South Dakota State University (about 71 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

Public high schools in Ortonville:

  • ORTONVILLE SECONDARY (Location: 200 TROJAN DR, Grades: 7-12)
  • CONTRACT - 02 (Location: 200 TROJAN DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Ortonville:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ortonville: Ortonville Golf Course (A), Ortonville (B), Big Stone County Courthouse (C), Big Stone County Sheriffs Office (D), Ortonville City Public Library (E), Big Stone County Historical Society Museum (F), Ortonville City Hall (G), Ortonville Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ortonville include: United Methodist Church (A), Zion Lutheran Church (B), Congregational United Church (C), First English Lutheran Church (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (E), Trinity Lutheran Church (F), Church of Saint John (G), First Assembly of God Church (H), New Life Community Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

River: Whetstone River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ortonville include: Sioux Historic Park (1), Northside Park (2), Nielson Park (3), Lakeside Park (4), Riverside Park (5), Central Park (6), Cliffs Park (7), Ortonville Region Historical Marker (8), State Line - Ortonville Wayside Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Big Stone County Historical Society (Museums; 985 US Highway 12).

Hotels: Econo Lodge Ortonville (650 US Highway 75), Sunrise Motel (Highway 75 & Highway 12), Econo Lodge (650 US Highway 75).

Birthplace of: Dan Jurgens - Writer, Steve Street - Politician.

Big Stone 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:

2.1 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.6%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
66 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
19 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
71 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Ortonville (2011 data):

  • Minnwest Bank Central: Minnwest Bank Ortonville Branch at 21 Se 2nd Street, branch established on 1930/05/05. Info updated 2008/04/01: Bank assets: $319.8 mil, Deposits: $254.3 mil, headquarters in Montevideo, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Minnwest Corporation
  • CenBank: Ortonville Branch at 113 N.W. First Street, branch established on 1955/01/31. Info updated 2007/02/05: Bank assets: $53.1 mil, Deposits: $49.3 mil, headquarters in Buffalo Lake, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Central Trust Company

For population 15 years and over in Ortonville:

Marital status in Ortonville, MN
  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Ortonville:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Ortonville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ortonville, MN (based on Big Stone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,79411
Catholic1,4083
Evangelical Protestant1,30414
Other-1
None763-
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: 2
Big Stone County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Big Stone County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Big Stone County:

14.90 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.3%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Big Stone County:

26.8%
Minnesota:

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

13.0%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.0%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ortonville:

43.5%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Ortonville:

28.5
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ortonville:

23.6%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ortonville:

11.4%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.8%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

51.6%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

72.9%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ortonville, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 91$531,253$70,05567$193,514
Welfare 27$121,617$54,05276$164,600
Streets and Highways 3$13,906$55,6240$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$18,297$73,1880$0
Water Supply 2$9,783$58,6980$0
Other Government Administration 2$9,384$56,3046$696
Parks and Recreation 2$9,440$56,6401$1,196
Financial Administration 1$7,923$95,0760$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$5,097$61,1640$0
Totals for Government 132$726,699$66,064150$360,006

Ortonville government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,789,000 ($892.71)
    Public Welfare Institutions: $82,000 ($40.92)
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $29,934,000 ($14937.13)
    Public Welfare Institutions: $5,908,000 ($2948.10)
    Electric Utilities: $2,566,000 ($1280.44)
    Regular Highways: $833,000 ($415.67)
    General - Other: $728,000 ($363.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $577,000 ($287.92)
    Water Utilities: $546,000 ($272.46)
    Police Protection: $426,000 ($212.57)
    Sewerage: $331,000 ($165.17)
    Financial Administration: $104,000 ($51.90)
    Libraries: $94,000 ($46.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000 ($31.94)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($25.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $39,000 ($19.46)
    Air Transportation: $34,000 ($16.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $31,000 ($15.47)
    Transit Utilities: $14,000 ($6.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $298,000 ($148.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $2,074,000 ($1034.93)
    Water Utilities: $539,000 ($268.96)
    Regular Highways: $449,000 ($224.05)
    Sewerage: $359,000 ($179.14)
    Electric Utilities: $99,000 ($49.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($26.45)
    Public Welfare Institutions: $40,000 ($19.96)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($18.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($15.47)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($6.99)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($2.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,244,000 ($1618.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($4.49)

Ortonville government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $33,221,000 ($16577.35)
    Other: $6,278,000 ($3132.73)
    Sewerage: $898,000 ($448.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $149,000 ($74.35)
    Regular Highways: $127,000 ($63.37)
    Air Transportation: $30,000 ($14.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $137,000 ($68.36)
    Public Welfare: $28,000 ($13.97)
    Other: $28,000 ($13.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $179,000 ($89.32)
    Special Assessments: $44,000 ($21.96)
    Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($17.96)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($2.50)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($2.50)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,790,000 ($1392.22)
    Water Utilities: $1,294,000 ($645.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $889,000 ($443.61)
    Other: $83,000 ($41.42)
  • Tax - Property: $740,000 ($369.26)
    Other License: $55,000 ($27.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $44,000 ($21.96)
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000 ($9.48)

Ortonville government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,911,000 ($3448.60)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,486,000 ($2737.52)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,093,000 ($2042.42)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,882,000 ($1937.13)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,612,000 ($1802.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,188,000 ($1091.82)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $211,000 ($105.29)

Ortonville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,658,000 ($3322.36)
Businesses in Ortonville, MN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1H&R Block1
Econo Lodge1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ortonville:

  • KDIO (1350 AM; 1 kW; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ortonville:

  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKSD (104.3 FM; MILBANK, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)
  • KPHR (106.3 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSDR-FM (92.9 FM; WATERTOWN, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF BROOKINGS, INC.)
  • KLQP (92.1 FM; MADISON, MN; Owner: LAC QUI PARLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ortonville:

  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K47IC (Channel 47; MILBANK, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K49ED (Channel 49; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K15DC (Channel 15; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K19CW (Channel 19; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K25EI (Channel 25; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K31BT (Channel 31; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K17CS (Channel 17; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K23DF (Channel 23; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K29CC (Channel 29; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K33CR (Channel 33; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K52AH (Channel 52; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K54AK (Channel 54; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K56BZ (Channel 56; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K58EO (Channel 58; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K60AB (Channel 60; APPLETON, MN; Owner: PRAIRIEVIEW TV, INC.)
  • K27EN (Channel 27; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K39DZ (Channel 39; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K45DP (Channel 45; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K51EJ (Channel 51; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
Ortonville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021

Ortonville fatal accident list:

May 3, 2015 05:26 PM, Cr-15, Lat: 45.276033, Lon: -96.452217, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 25, 1993 04:24 PM, 7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 1978 11:33 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 7, 1976 00:44 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 7, 1975 00:44 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.3mTotal length
  • $810,000,000Total costs
  • 9,826Total average daily traffic
  • 1,074Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ortonville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Ortonville, MN)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ortonville)
Most common first names in Ortonville, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3577.3 years
Robert2773.2 years
Anna2385.4 years
Henry2081.6 years
William2075.1 years
Clara1985.8 years
Carl1979.2 years
Donald1972.0 years
Arthur1880.5 years
Helen1682.6 years
Most common last names in Ortonville, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3876.6 years
Anderson2978.9 years
Nelson1780.9 years
Hanson1484.3 years
Peterson1484.7 years
Larson1278.5 years
Carlson1182.1 years
Olson1185.1 years
Voneschen1182.9 years
Karels1077.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ortonville, MN
  • 80.6%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ortonville, MN
  • 49.3%Electricity
  • 39.9%Utility gas
  • 6.1%No fuel used
  • 3.6%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Ortonville compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Ortonville on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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