Otsego, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 16,755 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: +162.2%
Males: 8,342  (49.8%)
Females: 8,413  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

34.8 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55330.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $85,083 (it was $57,422 in 2000)
Otsego:

$85,083
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,389 (it was $20,209 in 2000)

Otsego city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $215,115 (it was $126,400 in 2000)
Otsego:

$215,115
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $248,134; detached houses: $269,493; townhouses or other attached units: $150,542; in 2-unit structures: $366,502; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $35,867; mobile homes: $38,117

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,303.

March 2019 cost of living index in Otsego: 112.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 1.8%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Otsego, MN (2017)
    • 14,05891.2%White alone
    • 3892.5%Two or more races
    • 3292.1%Hispanic
    • 2191.4%Black alone
    • 1661.1%Asian alone
    • 540.4%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (27.1%), Norwegian (18.5%), American (10.8%), European (4.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%), Russian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 889 feet

Land area: 29.4 square miles.

Population density: 570 people per square mile   (low).

Otsego, Minnesota map

460 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.5% Africa, 0.4% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

This city:

3.0%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,284 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,999 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Maple Grove, MN (13.2 miles , pop. 50,365).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (26.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (379.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Elk River, MN (1.8 miles ),
Albertville, MN (1.9 miles ),
Rogers, MN (2.4 miles ),
St. Michael, MN (2.4 miles ),
Nowthen, MN (2.7 miles ),
Ramsey, MN (2.8 miles ),
Dayton, MN (2.8 miles ),
Hanover, MN (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 45.27 N, Longitude: 93.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,321 (-40.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,069 (12.4%)

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 42 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 1998: 45 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2000: 46 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2002: 52 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2003: 132 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2004: 300 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2005: 459 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2006: 389 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2007: 278 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2008: 78 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2009: 77 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2010: 72 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2011: 58 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2012: 143 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2013: 189 buildings, average cost: $229,700
  • 2014: 186 buildings, average cost: $284,400
  • 2015: 207 buildings, average cost: $302,100
  • 2016: 220 buildings, average cost: $323,900
  • 2017: 212 buildings, average cost: $311,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Otsego, MN residents
Average permit cost in Otsego, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +971 (+17.9%).
Most common industries in Otsego, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.3%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
  • Machinery (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Social assistance (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Otsego, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Otsego, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Otsego, Minnesota average temperatures Otsego, Minnesota average precipitation Otsego, Minnesota humidity Otsego, Minnesota wind speed Otsego, Minnesota snowfall Otsego, Minnesota sunshine Otsego, Minnesota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.0. This is about average.

City:

68.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.243. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.27. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.27
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.344. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.344
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.00. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00148
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Otsego-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Otsego city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1983, a category F4 tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Otsego-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 92% 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 121.6 miles away from Otsego center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 133.6 miles away from Otsego center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 294.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 162.2 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 70.9 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 315.2 miles away from Otsego center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wright County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Otsego topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Otsego:

  • MAC GREGOR PLACE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ELK RIVER, MN)
  • GUARDIAN ANGELS ELIM HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ELK RIVER, MN)
  • ELK RIVER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ELK RIVER, MN)
  • GUARDIAN ANGELS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ELK RIVER, MN)
  • CENTRACARE KIDNEY PROGRAM AT BIG LAKE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; BIG LAKE, MN)
  • DCI POWELL CIRCLE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; BIG LAKE, MN)
  • NEW RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MONTICELLO, MN)

Operable nuclear power plant near Otsego:

  • 10 miles: Monticello in Monticello, MN.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Otsego:

  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 14 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; Full-time enrollment: 5,918)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 16 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 16 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)
  • Walden University (about 26 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 62,473)
  • Capella University (about 27 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 21,718)
  • Bethel University (about 27 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)

Public high school in Otsego:

  • KALEIDOSCOPE CHARTER SCHOOL JH (Location: 7525 KALLAND AVE NE, Grades: 7-9, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Otsego:

  • KALEIDOSCOPE CHARTER SCHOOL (Location: 7525 KALLAND AVE NE, Grades: KG-6, Charter school)
  • OTSEGO ELEMENTARY (Location: 8125 NE RIVER RD, Grades: KG-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Otsego: Stone Bridge Golf Course (A), Mississippi Riverwoods Campground (B), Vintage Golf Course (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Rice Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Otsego include: Otsego State Wildlife Management Area (1), Otswego County Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Wright 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:

2.9 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.2%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
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: 0.1% of all households
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Otsego (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Elk River: Otsego Office at 15800 88th Street Northeast, branch established on 1995/01/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $377.4 mil, Deposits: $349.3 mil, headquarters in Elk River, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Metro North Bancshares, Inc.
  • KleinBank: Kleinbank - Otsego at 15751 87th Street Ne, branch established on 2009/02/16. Info updated 2010/11/22: Bank assets: $1,504.4 mil, Deposits: $1,255.9 mil, headquarters in Big Lake, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Klein Financial, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Otsego:

Marital status in Otsego, MN
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

For population 25 years and over in Otsego:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Otsego
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Otsego, MN (based on Wright County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,49456
Catholic18,69913
Mainline Protestant16,14328
Other7155
None69,649-
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: 15
Wright County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Wright County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Wright County:

3.59 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Wright County:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

5.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.6%
Minnesota:

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

9.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Otsego:

58.6%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

62.6%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Otsego:

17.6%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

5.3%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.4%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

66.5%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.5%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Otsego, 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
Streets and Highways 7$35,882$61,5123$4,125
Financial Administration 3$16,344$65,3761$3,286
Other Government Administration 3$18,451$73,8040$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,985$47,8200$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,303$63,6362$914
Totals for Government 15$79,965$63,9726$8,325

Otsego government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($0.18)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,035,000 ($61.77)
    Sewerage: $788,000 ($47.03)
    Central Staff Services: $595,000 ($35.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $465,000 ($27.75)
    Water Utilities: $438,000 ($26.14)
    Financial Administration: $342,000 ($20.41)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $244,000 ($14.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $123,000 ($7.34)
    General Public Buildings: $100,000 ($5.97)
    General - Other: $82,000 ($4.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $256,000 ($15.28)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $953,000 ($56.88)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $455,000 ($27.16)
    Other - General - Other: $84,000 ($5.01)
    Other - Sewerage: $54,000 ($3.22)
    Other - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($1.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($0.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,087,000 ($64.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,006,000 ($60.04)

Otsego government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,556,000 ($92.87)
    Other: $558,000 ($33.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($3.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $884,000 ($52.76)
    Interest Earnings: $556,000 ($33.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $19,000 ($1.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($0.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,261,000 ($75.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,165,000 ($129.22)
    Other: $149,000 ($8.89)
  • Tax - Property: $4,627,000 ($276.16)
    Other License: $1,094,000 ($65.29)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $49,000 ($2.92)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $43,000 ($2.57)

Otsego government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $27,660,000 ($1650.85)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $27,660,000 ($1650.85)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,815,000 ($645.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,685,000 ($578.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,130,000 ($67.44)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,210,000 ($191.58)
    Beginning: $1,130,000 ($67.44)

Otsego government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,205,000 ($1504.33)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,897,000 ($1784.36)

7.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  2.57% ($75,816 average AGI)
from Sherburne County, MN  0.87% ($57,257)
from Anoka County, MN  0.46% ($55,508)


7.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
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 Hennepin County, MN  1.87% ($72,292 average AGI)
to Sherburne County, MN  1.10% ($52,737)
to Stearns County, MN  0.48% ($43,737)
Businesses in Otsego, MN
NameCountNameCount
Cold Stone Creamery1Starbucks1
Dennys1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Target1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Otsego:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Otsego:

  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Otsego:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Otsego fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Otsego fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 456ft / 139mTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 343,200Total average daily traffic
  • 16,152Total average daily truck traffic
  • 254,900Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Otsego, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 162000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Otsego, MN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Property Management, 15009 95th Street (Lat: 45.281639 Lon: -93.580944), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Property Management, 15009 95th Street (Lat: 45.281639 Lon: -93.580944), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Kristin A Steiner, 15009 95th Street (Lat: 45.281639 Lon: -93.580944), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: Pm@mobilitie.Com, , Newpo-rt Beach, Phone: (949) 515-1500
  • Edward G Roach, 15009 95th Street (Lat: 45.281639 Lon: -93.580944), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: Sba Monarch Towers Ii, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 15009 95th Street (Mn41315-T) (Lat: 45.281639 Lon: -93.580944), Type: 29.3, Structure height: 27171 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: Sba Monarch Towers Ii, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 15009 95th Street (Mn41315-T) (Lat: 45.281639 Lon: -93.580944), Type: 29.3, Structure height: 27171 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: Sba Monarch Towers Ii, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 15009 95th Street (Mn41315-T) (Lat: 45.281639 Lon: -93.580944), Type: 29.3, Structure height: 27171 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: Sba Monarch Towers Ii, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 45.260000 Lon: -93.560444, Call Sign: WQDM332,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.387 MHz, 451.687 MHz, 451.712 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2005, Expiration Date: 09/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/28/2015, Certifier: Craig M Sims, Registrant: Licensing Assistance Office 20522010, 102 E. Middle St., Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • 6221 Oakwood Ave (Lat: 45.241944 Lon: -93.601667), Call Sign: WQIS816,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 462.362 MHz, Grant Date: 05/18/2018, Expiration Date: 05/06/2028, Certifier: Adam Zopfi, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:
  • Lat: 45.255500 Lon: -93.671333, Call Sign: WQJE285,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2008, Expiration Date: 08/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2018, Certifier: Michelle Garcia-Strait, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Pump House, 83rd St Ne And Park St Ne. At Water Pump House (Lat: 45.271111 Lon: -93.570000), Type: Mast, Structure height: 270.7 m, Call Sign: WQEX735,
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.368 MHz, 941.368 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2016, Expiration Date: 05/12/2026, Certifier: Bradley J Nelson, Registrant: City Of Otsego, 13400 90th Street Ne, Otsego, MN 55330, Phone: (763) 441-4414
  • NMT9, 6151 Queens Ave Ne (Lat: 45.240028 Lon: -93.551694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 58 m, Call Sign: WQOV765,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2012, Expiration Date: 02/10/2022, Certifier: Greg G Arvig, Registrant: Nextera Wireless, 5909 Baker Road, Ste 590, Minnetonka, MN 55345, Phone: (952) 564-6924, Fax: (952) 564-6902, Email:
  • NMCMnMed, 8740 77th St Ne (Lat: 45.265694 Lon: -93.710639), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 3.7 m, Call Sign: WRDL626,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/2019, Expiration Date: 05/29/2029, Certifier: Greg G Arvig, Registrant: Nextera Wireless, 5909 Baker Road, Ste 590, Minnetonka, MN 55345, Phone: (952) 564-6924, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Otsego)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-15 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4344H , Serial Number: 15-129, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/13/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Frederick J Ostrowski, 11501 77th St Ne, Otsego, MN 55301
  • Aircraft: SIX CHUTER INC 1997 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 221AS , Serial Number: 97-1648-25R7, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 01/15/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Steven M Gerring, 10470 Kahler Ave Ne, Otsego, MN 55362

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED163$155,75677$166,278302$185,90016$74,00221$217,7673$50,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$136,5305$134,22039$198,3652$14,6051$126,9002$60,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$150,76610$81,470102$198,21913$53,6546$100,5408$52,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$152,53614$121,78478$204,1125$101,7821$86,9203$104,667
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$166,8002$154,82528$214,6622$205,7203$85,6670$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1001.00 , 1008.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$198,19411$234,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$125,3332$147,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$416,470
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$415,950

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1001.00 , 1008.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Otsego, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Otsego, MN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of fires - 25 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Otsego, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.1%), and Outside Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Otsego, MN
    • 11351.1%Structure Fires
    • 6730.3%Outside Fires
    • 3716.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Otsego, MN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Otsego, MN
  • 81.3%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Otsego, MN
  • 81.1%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.0%Electricity


Otsego compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age 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.

Otsego on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Belarus (population 500+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute from (largest negative percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 (55330) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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