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Population in 2012: 3,681 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.4%
 

Males: 1,747  (47.5%)
Females: 1,934  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  43.1 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56470.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,134 (it was $23,628 in 2000)
Park Rapids:

$26,134
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,504

Park Rapids city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,587 (it was $68,200 in 2000)
Park Rapids:

$114,587
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $153,849; Detached houses: $154,175; Townhouses or other attached units: $253,051; In 2-unit structures: $157,490; Mobile homes: $95,705

Median gross rent in 2012: $544.

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  • White alone - 3,511 (94.2%)
  • Two or more races - 76 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 65 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 37 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 23 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Park Rapids: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (27.2%), Norwegian (13.6%), Irish (11.1%), English (5.5%), United States (4.6%), French (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1440 feet

Land area: 5.98 square miles.

Population density: 615 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Park Rapids:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Park Rapids city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

47 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Minnesota:  7.2%



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Park Rapids, Minnesota as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Park Rapids to the number of sex offenders is 3,681 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,354 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,022 (1.1%)

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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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.92 N, Longitude: 95.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,687 (+98.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,014 (82.4%)

Area code: 218

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Crime rates in Park Rapids by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 01000000010
per 100,000 0.029.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.026.80.0
Rapes 3122N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 90.629.558.558.3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies 10101031000
per 100,000 30.20.029.20.028.80.083.327.20.00.00.0
Assaults 7121779997586
per 100,000 211.4354.2497.1204.0259.5251.6250.0190.6136.8214.0161.7
Burglaries 6851354849524036223134
per 100,000 2053.81505.31023.41398.61412.91453.71111.1980.1602.1829.3916.4
Thefts 251237186172234217189200213176183
per 100,000 7580.86995.35438.65011.76747.46066.55250.05445.15829.24708.44932.6
Auto thefts 223433204029149131011
per 100,000 664.51003.5964.9582.81153.4810.7388.9245.0355.8267.5296.5
Arson 00423100101
per 100,000 0.00.0117.058.386.528.00.00.027.40.027.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.2) 545.7541.3455.9378.1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Minnesota average:

1.66

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Park Rapids, Minnesota accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +315 (+10.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Park Rapids-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 8% 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 significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 100% 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 the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hubbard County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
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).
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Birthplace of: Will Weaver - Writer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Park Rapids:

  • ST JOSEPHS AREA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 323 SOUTH MAIN)
  • ST JOSEPHS AREA HEALTH SERVICES (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 600 PLEASANT AVENUE)
  • HERITAGE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 619 WEST SIXTH STREET)

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Airports located in Park Rapids:


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Local government website: ci.park-rapids.mn.us

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

  • Bemidji State University (about 40 miles; Bemidji, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 57 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 67 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 81 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 82 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 83 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 99 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,038)

Public high schools in Park Rapids:

Public elementary/middle schools in Park Rapids:

Private elementary/middle school in Park Rapids:

  • FIRST BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 909 8TH ST W; Grades: KG - 10)
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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).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Park Rapids and their reported violations in the past:

SUMMERHILL FARM (Address: 24013 Highway 71 , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUN-12-2006 and JUN-11-2016, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-29-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-29-2006)
PINE HAVEN CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY (Address: 16508 State Highway 87 , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-03-1998), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-1998), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-1998), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-03-1998), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-03-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-1998), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-1998)
PARK RAPIDS ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH (Address: 208 Western Avenue South , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2001), St Compliance Meeting conducted (FEB-07-2001), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2001), St BCA signed (MAR-13-2001), St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2002)
ORION'S LODGE (Address: 14571 Gazebo Drive , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-04-2005), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2005), St Boil Water Order (OCT-04-2005), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-26-2006)
NEW FRONTIER RESORT (Address: 15602 County 6 , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-19-2005), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2005), St Boil Water Order (SEP-19-2005), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2000), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2000), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-14-2000), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-14-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2000), St Boil Water Order (OCT-18-2000)
ROUND BAY RESORT AND CAMPGROUND (Address: 23608 State Highway 87 , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2001 and JAN-01-2002, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-11-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2001), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2001)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-01-1998), St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-1998), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-01-1998), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-01-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-1998), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-1998)
SLEEPING FAWN RESORT AND CAMPGROUND (Address: 20097 County Road 24 , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-13-2005), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2005), St Boil Water Order (JUL-13-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-13-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2005)
VACATIONAIRE, INC. (Address: 26333 Icon Drive , Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-01-1996), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-01-1996), St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-1996), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-01-1996), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-01-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-1996), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-1996)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Park Rapids that have no violations reported:

  • VAGABOND VILLAGE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 375, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TWO INLETS COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPRUCE HILL CAMPGROUND (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUNNY SHORES (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHERN PINES UNITED CAMP (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST. MARY'S CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LORI LEA LANES (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOGGING CAMP (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHERN PINE LODGE (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LITTLE NORWAY RESORT (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.7%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 33.8% for American Indian residents, 29.2% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Park Rapids, MN

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

Park Rapids compared to Minnesota state average:

Park Rapids, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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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.

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

  • C'mon Inn, Hwy 34 E, Park Rapids, MN 56470 , Phone: (218) 732-1471, Fax: (218) 732-9304
  • Super 8, Hwy 34 E, Park Rapids, MN 56470 , Phone: (218) 732-9704
  • Americinn Motel & Suites, 1501 1ST St E, Park Rapids, MN 56470 , Phone: (800) 634-3444
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Park Rapids, Minnesota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Park Rapids travel time to work - commute


Park Rapids mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.97%
Here47.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchConservative Baptist Association of America
Adherents28.2%27.8%20.3%10.3%5.4%
Congregations14.8%14.8%14.8%11.1%7.4%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.9%1.3%1.2%1.0%2.7%
Congregations3.7%7.4%3.7%3.7%18.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
Hubbard County:

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.
Minnesota:

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

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.0%
Minnesota:

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

11.1%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,801$45,6120$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,629$50,5160$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$39,201$52,2681$726
Police - Other 1$2,984$35,8080$0
Firefighters 0$0 26$6,091
Streets and Highways 5$17,894$42,9460$0
Sewerage 1$3,733$44,7960$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,836$34,0320$0
Water Supply 1$3,821$45,8521$266
Other and Unallocable 6$20,218$40,4366$4,178
Totals for Government 28$107,117$45,90734$11,261

Park Rapids government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $775,000 ($210.54)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $1,983,000 ($538.71)
    General - Other: $741,000 ($201.30)
    Police Protection: $468,000 ($127.14)
    Regular Highways: $384,000 ($104.32)
    Sewerage: $273,000 ($74.16)
    Financial Administration: $206,000 ($55.96)
    Water Utilities: $206,000 ($55.96)
    Air Transportation: $133,000 ($36.13)
    Fire Protection: $106,000 ($28.80)
    Libraries: $63,000 ($17.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $52,000 ($14.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $50,000 ($13.58)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($8.42)
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000 ($3.80)
    Housing & Community Development: $11,000 ($2.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,191,000 ($323.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $317,000 ($86.12)
    Police Protection: $148,000 ($40.21)
    Liquor Stores: $142,000 ($38.58)
    Fire Protection: $131,000 ($35.59)
    Air Transportation: $69,000 ($18.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($6.52)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($1.63)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($1.09)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($1.09)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $914,000 ($248.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($1.09)

Park Rapids government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $114,000 ($30.97)
  • Charges - All Other: $1,042,000 ($283.08)
    Sewerage: $292,000 ($79.33)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($3.53)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $40,000 ($10.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($5.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $521,000 ($141.54)
    Special Assessments: $493,000 ($133.93)
    General Revenue, NEC: $68,000 ($18.47)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $2,159,000 ($586.53)
    Water Utilities: $290,000 ($78.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $591,000 ($160.55)
    All Other: $142,000 ($38.58)
  • Tax - Property: $1,138,000 ($309.16)
    NEC: $66,000 ($17.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $59,000 ($16.03)
    Public Utilities: $19,000 ($5.16)

Park Rapids government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $4,535,000 ($1232.00)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($25.81)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $14,558,000 ($3954.90)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,355,000 ($911.44)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($2.72)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $17,025,000 ($4625.10)
    Industrial Revenue: $4,535,000 ($1232.00)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($23.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $878,000 ($238.52)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($2.72)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,497,000 ($406.68)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,756,000 ($1292.04)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,909,000 ($1605.27)

7.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Beltrami County, MN  0.82% ($34,508 average AGI)
from Cass County, MN  0.49% ($28,371)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.45% ($54,250)


7.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Beltrami County, MN  0.88% ($26,984 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.46% ($30,879)
to Becker County, MN  0.43% ($33,161)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Park Rapids, Minnesota:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Minnesota average:
  • Fatal accident count: 74
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 115
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 80
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 189
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

Park Rapids fatal accident list:

Oct 25, 2008 11:58 AM, 6 0429000006, Cr 15, Lat: 46.907278, Lon: -95.037019, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 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, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 6, 1982 05:47 PM, 34, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 24,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 840
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 19,545

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Park Rapids)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Park Rapids, MN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (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: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Park Rapids)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Park Rapids)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - Park Rapids


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Park Rapids, MN

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
Businesses in Park Rapids, MN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
AmericInn1Subway1
Burger King1Super 81
Curves1True Value1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul2
FedEx1UPS2
H&R Block1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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