Park Rapids, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 4,021 (91% urban, 9% rural).
Population change since 2000: +22.7%
 
Males: 1,832  (45.6%)
Females: 2,189  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

38.3 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56470.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,299 (it was $23,628 in 2000)
Park Rapids:

$34,299
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,586 (it was $16,416 in 2000)

Park Rapids city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $129,355 (it was $68,200 in 2000)
Park Rapids:

$129,355
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $251,931; detached houses: $269,273; townhouses or other attached units: $255,272; in 2-unit structures: $186,799; mobile homes: $96,252

Median gross rent in 2017: $517.

March 2019 cost of living index in Park Rapids: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.3%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.7% for American Indian residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Park Rapids, MN (2017)
    • 3,51088.0%White alone
    • 1313.3%Two or more races
    • 1203.0%American Indian alone
    • 842.1%Black alone
    • 581.5%Hispanic
    • 370.9%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Park Rapids, Minnesota as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Park Rapids is 1,316 to 1.


Crime rates in Park Rapids by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(58.3)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
(54.5)
1
(25.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.2)
4
(101.3)
4
(98.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(83.3)
1
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(136.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(50.7)
1
(25.2)
1
(25.3)
1
(24.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(204.0)
9
(259.5)
9
(251.6)
9
(250.0)
7
(190.6)
5
(136.8)
8
(214.0)
6
(161.7)
6
(163.4)
9
(230.1)
7
(177.6)
7
(176.6)
7
(177.3)
8
(197.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
48
(1,399)
49
(1,413)
52
(1,454)
40
(1,111)
36
(980.1)
22
(602.1)
31
(829.3)
34
(916.4)
31
(844.0)
34
(869.1)
27
(684.9)
32
(807.5)
27
(683.7)
22
(543.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
172
(5,012)
234
(6,747)
217
(6,067)
189
(5,250)
200
(5,445)
213
(5,829)
176
(4,708)
183
(4,933)
172
(4,683)
233
(5,956)
191
(4,845)
243
(6,132)
244
(6,179)
254
(6,278)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(582.8)
40
(1,153)
29
(810.7)
14
(388.9)
9
(245.0)
13
(355.8)
10
(267.5)
11
(296.5)
14
(381.2)
9
(230.1)
6
(152.2)
12
(302.8)
8
(202.6)
15
(370.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(58.3)
3
(86.5)
1
(28.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.0)
2
(54.5)
2
(51.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)432.4567.8504.3438.3395.9374.9406.9360.6394.0435.1304.7389.1435.3444.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Park Rapids, MN

Crime rate in Park Rapids detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: German (25.4%), Norwegian (11.1%), Finnish (6.3%), European (5.3%), American (5.0%), Swedish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1440 feet

Land area: 5.98 square miles.

Population density: 672 people per square mile   (low).

Park Rapids, Minnesota map

86 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).

This city:

2.2%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,284 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,632 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (82.9 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (160.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (505.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Osage, MN (3.1 miles ),
Nevis, MN (3.2 miles ),
Menahga, MN (3.4 miles ),
Wolf Lake, MN (4.0 miles),
Akeley, MN (4.1 miles ),
Pine Point, MN (4.1 miles ),
Lake George, MN (4.4 miles ),
Sebeka, MN (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 46.92 N, Longitude: 95.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,373 (+84.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,236 (75.3%)

Area code: 218

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2006: 29 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $320,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Park Rapids, MN residents
Average permit cost in Park Rapids, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.8%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Park Rapids, MN
Historical housing units in Park Rapids, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +315 (+10.6%).
Most common industries in Park Rapids, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Food (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (13.7%)
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Food (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Park Rapids, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)

Average climate in Park Rapids, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Park Rapids-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Park Rapids city center .

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Park Rapids-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 88% 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 98.4 miles away from Park Rapids center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 104.4 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 281.8 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 116.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 769.0 miles away from Park Rapids 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 272.5 miles away from Park Rapids center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hubbard County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Park Rapids topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Park Rapids:

  • ST JOSEPHS AREA HEALTH SERVICES (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 600 PLEASANT AVENUE)
  • ST JOSEPHS AREA HEALTH SERVICES (323 SOUTH MAIN)
  • HERITAGE LIVING CENTER (619 WEST SIXTH STREET)

Airports located in Park Rapids:

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College/University in Park Rapids:

  • Park Avenue School of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 77; Location: 306 Main Ave S; Private, for-profit; Website: www.parkavenuecosmetology.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Park Rapids:

  • Bemidji State University (about 40 miles; Bemidji, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,316)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 57 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 66 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 75 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 81 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 81 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 83 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)

Public high schools in Park Rapids:

  • HEADWATERS EDUC LEARNING PROGRAM (Location: 401 HUNTSINGER AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • PARK RAPIDS SENIOR HIGH (Location: 401 HUNTSINGER AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Park Rapids:

Private elementary/middle school in Park Rapids:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Park Rapids: Vern's Trailer Court (A), Minnesota State Fish Hatchery (B), Big Pines Tent and RV Park (C), Hubbard County Fairgrounds (D), Hubbard County Sheriff's Office (E), Hubbard County Historical Museum (F), Hubbard County Courthouse (G), Park Rapids Police Department (H), Park Rapids Public Library (I), Park Rapids Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Up North Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Park Rapids include: Faith Church (A), Assemblies of God Church (B), Church of the Nazarene (C), Riverside United Methodist Church (D), Saint John's Lutheran Church (E), Saint Peter's Catholic Church (F), Trinity Episcopal Church (G), New Life Christian Fellowship (H), Calvary Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Fish Hook River Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Park Rapids include: All Veterans Memorial (1), Skoe Park (2), Heartland Park (3), Fish Hook Lake Wayside Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: North Country Museum of Arts (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 301 Court Avenue), Itasca Area Lakes Tourism Association (Po Box 838).

Hotels: Rustic Inn (607 1st Street East), LoonSong B&B (Lake Itasca Box 27), Lee's Riverside Resort Motel (700 Park Avenue South), Park Rapids Super 8 Motel (1020 East First Street), Americinn Lodge & Suites (Highway 34 East), C'Mon Inn (Highway 34 East), Heartland Trail B & B (20220 Friar Road), King's Cottages Resort Motel (608 Park Avenue South).

Courts: Hubbard County - District Court (301 Court Avenue), Hubbard County - Court Administrator (301 Court Avenue).

Birthplace of: Will Weaver - Writer.

Hubbard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

50.3%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.2%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Park Rapids in 2010:

  • 61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Park Rapids in 2000:

  • 125 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Park Rapids (2011 data):

  • Northwoods Bank of Minnesota: Northwoods Bank Of Minnesota at 1200 East First Street, branch established on 1919/09/19; Detached Facility at First Street, branch established on 1978/07/24. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $109.8 mil, Deposits: $92.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • State Bank of Park Rapids: State Bank Of Park Rapids at 200 East 1st Street, branch established on 1902/06/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $86.4 mil, Deposits: $74.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Hubbard Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Citizens National Bank of Park Rapids: The Citizens National Bank Of Park R at 300 West First Street, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $203.6 mil, Deposits: $181.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Park Rapids Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Park Rapids:

Marital status in Park Rapids, MN
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Park Rapids:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Minnesota average:

10.9

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

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Religion statistics for Park Rapids, MN (based on Hubbard County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,29310
Evangelical Protestant2,70317
Catholic2,1004
Other61
None12,326-
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: 4
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

9.59 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Hubbard County:

11.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.0%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Park Rapids:

50.1%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Park Rapids:

45.8%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.3%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.5%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Park Rapids:

54.4%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.3%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Park Rapids, 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
Police Protection - Officers 9$42,252$56,3360$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,644$50,5765$1,550
Streets and Highways 3$14,637$58,5480$0
Financial Administration 2$8,991$53,9460$0
Police - Other 1$3,443$41,3160$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,830$45,9600$0
Airports 1$4,680$56,1600$0
Sewerage 1$5,719$68,6280$0
Water Supply 1$4,435$53,2201$266
Other and Unallocable 1$4,530$54,3600$0
Firefighters 0$0 26$3,076
Totals for Government 23$105,161$54,86732$4,892

Park Rapids government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,662,000 ($662.02)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $2,780,000 ($691.37)
    Sewerage: $1,292,000 ($321.31)
    General - Other: $1,137,000 ($282.77)
    Police Protection: $878,000 ($218.35)
    Water Utilities: $655,000 ($162.89)
    Regular Highways: $448,000 ($111.42)
    Financial Administration: $290,000 ($72.12)
    Air Transportation: $194,000 ($48.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $164,000 ($40.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000 ($21.14)
    Libraries: $73,000 ($18.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $57,000 ($14.18)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($7.71)
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000 ($5.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $727,000 ($180.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $586,000 ($145.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $537,000 ($133.55)
    Regular Highways: $387,000 ($96.24)
    Sewerage: $171,000 ($42.53)
    General - Other: $86,000 ($21.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000 ($20.14)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($5.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $18,000 ($4.48)
    Liquor Stores: $5,000 ($1.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,399,000 ($347.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($4.48)

Park Rapids government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $590,000 ($146.73)
    Other: $248,000 ($61.68)
    Regular Highways: $196,000 ($48.74)
    Air Transportation: $110,000 ($27.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $761,000 ($189.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $252,000 ($62.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $828,000 ($205.92)
    General Revenue - Other: $160,000 ($39.79)
    Interest Earnings: $86,000 ($21.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $35,000 ($8.70)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $3,098,000 ($770.46)
    Water Utilities: $555,000 ($138.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $436,000 ($108.43)
    General Local Government Support: $357,000 ($88.78)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($1.99)
  • Tax - Property: $2,004,000 ($498.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $152,000 ($37.80)
    Other Selective Sales: $62,000 ($15.42)
    Other License: $55,000 ($13.68)

Park Rapids government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,499,000 ($5346.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,000,000 ($4476.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,499,000 ($870.18)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,898,000 ($1218.10)

7.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,658 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
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 Beltrami County, MN  1.18% ($42,957 average AGI)
to Cass County, MN  0.98% ($35,013)
to Becker County, MN  0.49% ($28,237)
Businesses in Park Rapids, MN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AmericInn1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Subway1
Chevrolet1Super 81
Curves1True Value1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS2
Ford1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Park Rapids:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KKBJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Park Rapids:

  • KDKK (97.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DELAHUNT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXKK (92.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: BERNADINE A. SCHUMACHER)
  • KBLB (93.3 FM; NISSWA, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKWS (105.9 FM; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KLLZ-FM (99.1 FM; WALKER, MN; Owner: BG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVI (95.1 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKK (94.7 FM; STAPLES, MN; Owner: NORMIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKZY (95.5 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: BG BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBHP (101.1 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: PAUL BUNYAN BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Park Rapids:

  • K32FY (Channel 32; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K05IV (Channel 5; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KCCW-TV (Channel 12; WALKER, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K49CU (Channel 49; WALKER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K69CP (Channel 69; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORP.)
  • K67BZ (Channel 67; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORP.)
  • K65DT (Channel 65; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORPORATION)
Park Rapids fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Park Rapids fatal accident list:

Sep 30, 2014 07:32 PM, Us-71, Lat: 46.891111, Lon: -95.062247, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 25, 2008 11:58 AM, 6 0429000006, Cr 15, Lat: 46.907280, Lon: -95.037020, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 9, 1994 03:30 PM, 34, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 12, 1991 01:51 AM, 34, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 6, 1982 05:47 PM, 34, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.0mTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 79,486Total average daily traffic
  • 2,949Total average daily truck traffic
  • 74,415Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Park Rapids, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Park Rapids, MN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Park Rapids)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 127 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Park Rapids, MN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Park Rapids)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Park Rapids)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 44. The highest number of fires - 64 took place in 2014, and the least - 25 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Park Rapids, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.1%), and Outside Fires (33.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Park Rapids, MN
    • 34146.1%Structure Fires
    • 25033.8%Outside Fires
    • 11215.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 375.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Park Rapids, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Park Rapids, Minnesota:

  • C'mon Inn, Hwy 34 E, Park Rapids, Minnesota 56470 , Phone: (218) 732-1471, Fax: (218) 732-9304
  • Super 8, 1020 E 1st St, Park rapids, Minnesota 56470 , Phone: (800) 800-8000, Fax: (218) 732-9704
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Park Rapids, Minnesota
Most common first names in Park Rapids, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8677.7 years
William6977.4 years
Robert5873.3 years
Mary5778.8 years
George5378.7 years
Charles4078.8 years
James3977.3 years
Donald3867.7 years
Frank3880.8 years
Richard3370.4 years
Most common last names in Park Rapids, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5581.4 years
Anderson3280.0 years
Peterson3081.0 years
Larson2782.8 years
Smith2680.8 years
Nelson2381.6 years
Hensel2276.4 years
Wilson2073.3 years
Olson1978.6 years
Brown1875.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Park Rapids, MN
  • 69.0%Utility gas
  • 19.2%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Park Rapids, MN
  • 44.5%Electricity
  • 38.6%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Other fuel
  • 3.3%No fuel used
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Park Rapids compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 26 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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