Palisade, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 161 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +36.4%
Males: 84  (52.3%)
Females: 77  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  57.2 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 56469

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,906 (it was $27,083 in 2000)
Palisade:

$29,906
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,069 (it was $11,702 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $74,858 (it was $46,700 in 2000)
Palisade:

$74,858
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $765.

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  • Races in Palisade, MN (2010)

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    • 15492.2%White alone
    • 116.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.6%Black alone
    • 10.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Palisade: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.5%), Swedish (19.7%), Norwegian (11.8%), Scottish (6.3%), Danish (5.0%), Irish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1235 feet

Land area: 0.45 square miles.

Population density: 355 people per square mile   (very low).

Palisade, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Palisade:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palisade city:

  • Never married: 11.0%
  • Now married: 71.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $194 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $226 (0.3%)

Palisade satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (65.2 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (121.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (442.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: McGregor, MN (3.4 miles ), Aitkin, MN (4.0 miles ), Tamarack, MN (4.2 miles) , Hill City, MN (4.4 miles ), Wright, MN (4.8 miles) , Emily, MN (4.9 miles ), Cuyuna, MN (5.0 miles ), Deerwood, MN (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 46.71 N, Longitude: 93.49 W

Area code: 218

Palisade household income distribution Palisade home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (38%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (2%)

Average climate in Palisade, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Palisade-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Palisade city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 tornado 32.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palisade-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 141.9 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 152.2 miles away from Palisade 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 173.6 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 335.0 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 139.0 miles away from Palisade center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 315.5 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 Aitkin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palisade:

  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 43 miles; Brainerd, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,371)
  • Lake Superior College (about 64 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 66 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 67 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 67 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • Bemidji State University (about 85 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 85 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)

Public elementary/middle school in Palisade:

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Notable locations in Palisade: Berglund Park Campground (A), Palisade Police Department (B), Palisade City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Palisade include: Palisade Assemblies of God Church (A), Bethel Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Aitkin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 90.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Palisade compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Minnesota average:

10.7

Palisade travel time to work - commute Palisade mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Palisade city (based on Aitkin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,20118
Evangelical Protestant1,72519
Catholic1,3574
Other2212
None9,698-
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
Aitkin County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Aitkin County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Aitkin County:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

10.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Aitkin County:

26.8%
Minnesota:

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

10.4%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,050
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,950
Other and Unallocable 2$8,404$50,4247$3,957
Totals for Government 2$8,404$50,42410$6,957

Palisade government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $333,000 ($2068.32)
    General - Other: $63,000 ($391.30)
    Water Utilities: $39,000 ($242.24)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($180.12)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($43.48)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($18.63)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($18.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($68.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $223,000 ($1385.09)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($55.90)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($6.21)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($111.80)

Palisade government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $21,000 ($130.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $242,000 ($1503.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($24.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $22,000 ($136.65)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($62.11)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $356,000 ($2211.18)
    Water Utilities: $47,000 ($291.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($93.17)
    All Other: $6,000 ($37.27)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($74.53)

Palisade government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $184,000 ($1142.86)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $16,000 ($99.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $192,000 ($1192.55)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($49.69)

Palisade government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $236,000 ($1465.84)

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Crow Wing County, MN  0.66% ($24,231 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.59% ($72,343)
from Anoka County, MN  0.49% ($56,828)


5.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Crow Wing County, MN  0.93% ($22,655 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MN  0.42% ($27,040)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.34% ($32,550)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palisade:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KOZY (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • 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))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLIZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palisade:

  • KKIN-FM (94.3 FM; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KUAL-FM (101.5 FM; CROSBY, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Palisade:

  • K25GD (Channel 25; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • K33ET (Channel 33; AITKIN, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • K27EV (Channel 27; AITKIN, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • K39GG (Channel 39; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)

Palisade fatal accident list:

May 22, 2004 01:00 PM, Sr-232, 10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Palisade)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Palisade, Hwy 169 & 469th Lane (Lat: 46.697389 Lon: -93.603222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQFZ749
    Assigned Frequencies: 6685.00 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/2006, Expiration Date: 11/20/2016, Certifier: Scott Donlea
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA0YQH, Licensee ID: L01107689
    Grant Date: 04/04/2006, Expiration Date: 05/16/2016
    Registrant: Robert C Martz, 38687 496th Lane, Palisade, MN 56469
  • Call Sign: KB2QWY, Licensee ID: L00608515
    Grant Date: 09/01/1994, Expiration Date: 02/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/16/2002, Certifier: Robert W Volkert
    Registrant: Robert W Volkert, 49400 405th Place, Palisade, MN 56469
  • Call Sign: W0IM, Licensee ID: L00410515
    Grant Date: 07/28/1999, Expiration Date: 06/06/2007, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2009, Certifier: Robert C Shaw
    Registrant: Robert C Shaw, 39768 509th Ln, Palisade, MN 56469
  • Call Sign: KC0OQJ, Previous Call Sign: KB2QWY, Licensee ID: L00608515
    Grant Date: 12/15/2003, Expiration Date: 02/22/2014, Certifier: Robert W Volkert
    Registrant: Robert W Volkert, 49400 405th Place, Palisade, MN 56469

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 195 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 146 mph), Engine: JACOBS R755A SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1098D , Serial Number: 7710, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Robert D Kiehm, 31794 460th Ln, Palisade, MN 56469
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 29689 , Serial Number: 2533, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 07/07/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Gary W Tegantvoort, 47037 Great River Rd, Palisade, MN 56469
  • 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: 3503K , Serial Number: 28-23591, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Robert D Kiehm, 31794 460th Ln, Palisade, MN 56469
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 739GA , Serial Number: 17270521, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/1979
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mike A Carlson, 46108 340th Pl, Palisade, MN 56469, Other Owners: Carolyn F Carlson

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
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