Ottertail, Minnesota

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Population in 2021: 656 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +45.5%
Males: 357  (54.5%)
Females: 299  (45.5%)
Median resident age:

48.8 years
Minnesota median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 56571.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $86,822 (it was $32,188 in 2000)
Ottertail:

$86,822
MN:

$77,720

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $49,355 (it was $18,612 in 2000)

Ottertail city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $285,172 (it was $84,300 in 2000)
Ottertail:

$285,172
MN:

$285,400

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $349,908; detached houses: $368,812; townhouses or other attached units: $404,082; mobile homes: $49,810

Median gross rent in 2021: $987.

March 2022 cost of living index in Ottertail: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 10.6%

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  • Races in Ottertail, MN (2021)
    • 47085.6%White alone
    • 6511.8%Hispanic
    • 91.6%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: German (28.6%), Norwegian (14.5%), American (5.0%), European (4.6%), Swedish (3.3%), French (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 4.39 square miles.

Population density: 149 people per square mile   (very low).

Ottertail, Minnesota map

41 residents are foreign born (6.9% Latin America).

This city:

7.5%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $2,381 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,586 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (66.7 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (149.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (503.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Richville, MN (2.6 miles),
Henning, MN (3.0 miles ),
Clitherall, MN (3.3 miles),
Vining, MN (3.3 miles),
New York Mills, MN (3.4 miles ),
Dent, MN (3.4 miles),
Battle Lake, MN (3.4 miles ),
Deer Creek, MN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 46.42 N, Longitude: 95.57 W

Area code: 218

Distribution of median household income in Ottertail, MN in 2021
Distribution of house value in Ottertail, MN in 2021
Ottertail satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 7 buildings, average cost: $272,100
  • 2020: 5 buildings, average cost: $276,000
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $315,000
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $581,600
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $332,500
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $337,700
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $253,700
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $252,200
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $298,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $231,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $168,600
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $56,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Ottertail, MN residents
Average permit cost in Ottertail, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +138 (+44.1%).
Most common industries in Ottertail, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (11.1%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Food (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (17.6%)
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.4%)
  • Food (6.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.4%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (24.2%)
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Ottertail, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (5.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (11.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.4%)

Average climate in Ottertail, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ottertail-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.2 miles away from the Ottertail city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.8 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ottertail-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 33% 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 56.9 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 62.4 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 241.3 miles away from Ottertail 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 76.1 miles away from Ottertail center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 741.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 230.5 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 Otter Tail County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ottertail topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ottertail:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - OTTER TAIL LAKE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BATTLE LAKE, MN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - HENNING (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HENNING, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - BATTLE LAKE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BATTLE LAKE, MN)
  • PERHAM LIVING HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; PERHAM, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ottertail:

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 27 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 40 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 51 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 65 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 65 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 65 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 68 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ottertail: Thumper Pond Golf Course (A), Ottertail Fire and Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ottertail: United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Ottertail: Otter Tail City Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Otter Tail 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:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.8%
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: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Banks with branches in Ottertail (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Henning: The First National Bank Of Henning at Highways 78 And 108, branch established on 1903/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $94.3 mil, Deposits: $83.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Henning Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Ottertail:

Marital status in Ottertail, MN
  • Never married: 12.9%
  • Now married: 69.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Ottertail:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Minnesota average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Ottertail
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ottertail, MN (based on Otter Tail County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant18,01849
Evangelical Protestant14,56960
Catholic7,81314
Other1993
None16,704-
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: 11
Otter Tail County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Otter Tail County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Otter Tail County:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Otter Tail County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Minnesota:

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

12.1%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ottertail:

44.0%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ottertail:

36.2%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

26.9%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.6%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.9%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

47.8%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

73.3%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ottertail, 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 1$2,770$33,2406$789
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,536
Totals for Government 1$2,770$33,2407$2,325

Ottertail government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $225,000 ($342.99)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $265,000 ($403.96)
    General - Other: $124,000 ($189.02)
    Financial Administration: $86,000 ($131.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000 ($103.66)
    Regular Highways: $47,000 ($71.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000 ($50.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($19.82)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($16.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $482,000 ($734.76)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($10.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($48.78)

Ottertail government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $42,000 ($64.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($18.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $80,000 ($121.95)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($7.62)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($1.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $236,000 ($359.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($13.72)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($1.52)
  • Tax - Property: $377,000 ($574.70)
    Other License: $12,000 ($18.29)

Ottertail government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $825,000 ($1257.62)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $577,000 ($879.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $356,000 ($542.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $108,000 ($164.63)

Ottertail government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $262,000 ($399.39)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ottertail:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KWAD (920 AM; 1 kW; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • 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.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ottertail:

  • KPRW (99.5 FM; PERHAM, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KJJK-FM (96.5 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVI (95.1 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZCR (103.3 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC)
  • KBOT (104.1 FM; PELICAN RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WASHINGTON RADIO, INC,)
  • KRCQ (102.3 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: DETROIT LAKES BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • K272CR (102.3 FM; NEW YORK MILLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWF (91.5 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Ottertail:

  • K49FA (Channel 49; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA ED. TV CORP.)
  • K17FE (Channel 17; WADENA, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K63DX (Channel 63; WADENA, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)

Ottertail fatal accident list:

Nov 19, 2005 11:16 PM, T-1472, Lat: 46.419200, Lon: -95.542870, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 13, 2001 06:25 PM, Sr-78, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.6mTotal length
  • $768,000,000Total costs
  • 8,650Total average daily traffic
  • 550Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,200Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ottertail)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MS03NP716, 46414 County Hwy 54 (Mn20261-A) (Lat: 46.466972 Lon: -95.518528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 105.8 m, Call Sign: WQRY378,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2013, Expiration Date: 08/14/2023, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2023, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ottertail)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2892T, N2892T, N-2892T, Serial Number: 28-7225272, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 05/05/1988
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dale M Scherman, 34961 State Highway 78, Ottertail, MN 56571, Other Owners: Denise R Scherman
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9483K, N9483K, N-9483K, Serial Number: 108-2483, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 12/26/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Mark W Yeo, 49531 Leaf River Rd, Ottertail, MN 56571
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/23/2013
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6584G, N6584G, N-6584G, Serial Number: 15072084, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 05/15/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Aaron O Menze, 47705 County Highway 54, Ottertail, MN 56571
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/04/2020
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 738MM, N738MM, N-738MM, Serial Number: 30236, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 12/03/1992
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Aaron Menze, 47705 Co Hwy 54, Ottertail, MN 56571, Other Owners: Dale Menze
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/07/2018

Most common first names in Ottertail, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1078.0 years
William1078.1 years
James966.3 years
Henry876.5 years
Arthur774.6 years
George776.6 years
Robert670.0 years
Kenneth666.7 years
Charles581.6 years
Ernest577.8 years
Most common last names in Ottertail, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schultz1184.7 years
Johnson971.7 years
Wiebe975.3 years
Strand775.0 years
Lueders679.7 years
Anderson580.6 years
Grefe478.5 years
Ahlfs489.8 years
Pesola478.2 years
Kimber484.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ottertail, MN
  • 38.8%Electricity
  • 37.8%Utility gas
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 3.2%Other fuel
  • 1.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ottertail, MN
  • 65.2%Utility gas
  • 17.4%Electricity
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.7%Other fuel


Ottertail compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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