Pequot Lakes, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 2,299 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +142.8%
Males: 1,142  (49.7%)
Females: 1,157  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56472.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,429 (it was $23,813 in 2000)
Pequot Lakes:

$58,429
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,817 (it was $16,275 in 2000)

Pequot Lakes city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $162,842 (it was $81,400 in 2000)
Pequot Lakes:

$162,842
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $292,614; detached houses: $301,587; townhouses or other attached units: $260,976; in 2-unit structures: $250,267; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $513,892; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $148,452; mobile homes: $89,570

Median gross rent in 2019: $727.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pequot Lakes: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.6%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Pequot Lakes, MN (2019)
    • 2,12796.3%White alone
    • 261.2%Black alone
    • 261.2%Hispanic
    • 50.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota as of October 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pequot Lakes is 2,532 to 1.


Crime rates in Pequot Lakes by year

Type

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(44.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(44.2)
1
(44.3)
3
(131.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(85.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(88.5)
5
(221.3)
1
(43.9)
2
(86.2)
1
(43.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
37
(1,637)
99
(4,382)
78
(3,424)
92
(3,964)
59
(2,534)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(131.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index93.8199.6176.9164.6121.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Pequot Lakes, MN

Crime rate in Pequot Lakes detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (40.3%), Norwegian (11.7%), American (6.8%), English (4.3%), Czech (4.2%), Irish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1280 feet

Land area: 1.45 square miles.

Population density: 1,587 people per square mile   (low).

Pequot Lakes, Minnesota map

38 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,640 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,312 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (72.7 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (124.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (465.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Jenkins, MN (1.8 miles ),
Breezy Point, MN (2.2 miles ),
Nisswa, MN (2.6 miles ),
Lake Shore, MN (2.7 miles ),
Pine River, MN (3.0 miles ),
Chickamaw Beach, MN (3.2 miles),
Crosslake, MN (3.3 miles ),
Merrifield, MN (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 46.60 N, Longitude: 94.32 W

Area code: 218

Distribution of median household income in Pequot Lakes, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pequot Lakes, MN in 2019
Pequot Lakes satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $53,800
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2019: 11 buildings, average cost: $143,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Pequot Lakes, MN residents
Average permit cost in Pequot Lakes, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Most common industries in Pequot Lakes, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (9.9%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.2%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.5%)
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Pequot Lakes, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)

Average climate in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.9. This is better than average.

City:

57.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.62
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Pequot Lakes-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Pequot Lakes city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F4 tornado 13.0 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pequot Lakes-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 47% 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 105.0 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 114.5 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 297.4 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 134.4 miles away from Pequot Lakes center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 101.0 miles away from Pequot Lakes center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crow Wing County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pequot Lakes topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pequot Lakes:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; NISSWA, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - PINE RIVER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PINE RIVER, MN)

Airports located in Pequot Lakes:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pequot Lakes:

  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 19 miles; Brainerd, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,371)
  • Bemidji State University (about 67 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 72 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 72 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 73 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 73 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 74 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)

Public high school in Pequot Lakes:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pequot Lakes:

  • PEQUOT LAKES MIDDLE (Location: 30805 OLSON ST, Grades: 5-8)
  • PRB PEQUOT LAKES MIDLEVEL ALC (Location: 30805 OLSON ST, Grades: 6-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Pequot Lakes Police Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pequot Lakes include: Saint Alice Catholic Church (A), Our Savior's Lutheran Church (B), Pequot Lakes Baptist Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (D), Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Our Saviour's Cemetery (1), Pequot Lakes Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bump 'n' Putt Family Fun Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 29107 State Highway 371), Meadow Ridge Farm (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4893 Tree Farm Road).

Hotels: Americinn Lodge & Suites (Highway 371 North), Bradmor Motel (30497 State Highway 371), Leisure Suites (30199 County Road 4), Breezy Point Resort (9252 Breezy Point Drive), Commander Motel (30269 Airport Road).

Crow Wing County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pequot Lakes that have no violations reported:

  • HERITAGE HOUSE OF PEQUOT LAKES (Population served: 86, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.3%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
4 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Pequot Lakes (2011 data):

  • Lakes State Bank: at 30886 Second Street, branch established on 1907/09/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $102.2 mil, Deposits: $89.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Walker Ban Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Pequot Lake Branch at 4284 Main Street, branch established on 1914/06/17. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • American National Bank of Minnesota: Pequot Lakes Branch at 31279 Brunes Street, branch established on 1988/01/04. Info updated 2006/05/05: Bank assets: $278.8 mil, Deposits: $227.6 mil, headquarters in Baxter, MN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: American Bancorporation Of Minnesota, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Pequot Lakes:

Marital status in Pequot Lakes, MN
  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in Pequot Lakes:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Pequot Lakes
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pequot Lakes, MN (based on Crow Wing County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,48723
Catholic10,75113
Evangelical Protestant9,07349
Other5874
None28,602-
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: 13
This county:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
This county:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Crow Wing County:

11.54 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.2%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Crow Wing County:

8.0%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pequot Lakes:

63.6%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pequot Lakes:

67.9%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Pequot Lakes:

26.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.1%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.8%
State:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pequot Lakes:

7.4
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pequot Lakes:

33.9%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
Pequot Lakes:

69.0%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Pequot Lakes:

84.1%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pequot Lakes, 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 9$7,512$10,0160$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$25,385$50,7702$1,158
Streets and Highways 3$12,059$48,2360$0
Financial Administration 1$6,047$72,5640$0
Totals for Government 19$51,003$32,2122$1,158

Pequot Lakes government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $100,000 ($43.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $613,000 ($266.64)
    Regular Highways: $345,000 ($150.07)
    Water Utilities: $303,000 ($131.80)
    General - Other: $284,000 ($123.53)
    Sewerage: $283,000 ($123.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $272,000 ($118.31)
    Financial Administration: $229,000 ($99.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $48,000 ($20.88)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($13.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($12.18)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($9.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($3.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($10.44)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $985,000 ($428.45)
    Regular Highways: $228,000 ($99.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $82,000 ($35.67)
    Police Protection: $77,000 ($33.49)
    General - Other: $64,000 ($27.84)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($3.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($10.87)

Pequot Lakes government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $799,000 ($347.54)
    Other: $322,000 ($140.06)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($1.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $24,000 ($10.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,000 ($5.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $183,000 ($79.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000 ($7.39)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($6.52)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $281,000 ($122.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $506,000 ($220.10)
    Other: $116,000 ($50.46)
    General Local Government Support: $30,000 ($13.05)
  • Tax - Property: $1,614,000 ($702.04)
    Other License: $15,000 ($6.52)

Pequot Lakes government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,174,000 ($510.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,030,000 ($448.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $143,000 ($62.20)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,377,000 ($598.96)

6.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cass County, MN  0.89% ($47,082 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.61% ($91,860)
from Morrison County, MN  0.32% ($35,110)


5.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,179 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
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 Cass County, MN  0.82% ($69,052 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.55% ($67,387)
to Morrison County, MN  0.24% ($39,508)
Businesses in Pequot Lakes, MN
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Curves1New Balance1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pequot Lakes:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLIZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KVBR (1340 AM; 1 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pequot Lakes:

  • KTIG (102.7 FM; PEQUOT LAKES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC.)
  • KLKS (104.3 FM; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WJJY-FM (106.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KBLB (93.3 FM; NISSWA, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKWS (105.9 FM; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KLIZ-FM (107.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFGI (103.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KUAL-FM (101.5 FM; CROSBY, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKK (94.7 FM; STAPLES, MN; Owner: NORMIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBKK (95.9 FM; PILLAGER, MN; Owner: DJ BROADCASTING C0RPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Pequot Lakes:

  • KLKS-LP (Channel 46; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KAWB (Channel 22; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MN PUBLIC TELEVISION INC.)
  • K54AT (Channel 54; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KCCW-TV (Channel 12; WALKER, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K16BQ (Channel 16; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K25GD (Channel 25; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • K33ET (Channel 33; AITKIN, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • K28DF (Channel 28; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K27EV (Channel 27; AITKIN, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • K49CU (Channel 49; WALKER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K57BJ (Channel 57; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • K39GG (Channel 39; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)

Pequot Lakes fatal accident list:

Feb 24, 2019 04:48 PM, Sr-371, Cr-107, Lat: 46.544781, Lon: -94.308678, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 10, 2019 07:36 PM, Sr-371, Lat: 46.607519, Lon: -94.301661, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 2018 03:44 PM, Cr-11, Lat: 46.602778, Lon: -94.285925, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 16, 2017 06:31 AM, Sr-371, Lat: 46.555731, Lon: -94.308747, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 23, 2009 10:15 AM, Cr 107 0718000107, Paul Bunyan Trail, Lat: 46.573369, Lon: -94.305364, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 2004 07:40 PM, 17, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.1mTotal length
  • 19,230Total average daily traffic
  • 416Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,630Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

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 fires per year is 27. The highest number of fire incidents - 44 took place in 2006, and the least - 6 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Pequot Lakes, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.1%), and Outside Fires (30.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pequot Lakes, MN
    • 25054.1%Structure Fires
    • 14230.7%Outside Fires
    • 6313.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 71.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pequot Lakes, MN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pequot Lakes, MN
  • 65.8%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Electricity
  • 15.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pequot Lakes, MN
  • 45.4%Utility gas
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%No fuel used
  • 2.9%Wood


Pequot Lakes compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
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