Perham, Minnesota

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the World

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2013: 3,087 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.6%
 
Males: 1,373  (44.5%)
Females: 1,714  (55.5%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56573.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,692 (it was $28,397 in 2000)
Perham:

$45,692
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,558 (it was $16,444 in 2000)

Perham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $132,271 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Perham:

$132,271
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $192,148; Detached houses: $201,770; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,970; In 2-unit structures: $73,279; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $127,956; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $66,107; Mobile homes: $62,212; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $38,324

Median gross rent in 2013: $715.

Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 30,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Perham, MN (2013)

    Perham races chart
    • 2,59785.2%White alone
    • 33511.0%Hispanic
    • 772.5%Two or more races
    • 120.4%American Indian alone
    • 90.3%Black alone
    • 90.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Perham: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Perham, MN collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (40.0%), Norwegian (12.1%), Irish (7.9%), Polish (5.3%), English (5.0%), Swedish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1360 feet

Land area: 2.62 square miles.

Population density: 1,178 people per square mile   (low).

Perham,MN real estate house value index trend

Perham, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Perham:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Perham city:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

199 residents are foreign born (6.3% Latin America).

This city:

6.6%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,302 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,069 (0.9%)

Perham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (61.6 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (158.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (510.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Richville, MN (2.6 miles) , Dent, MN (2.7 miles) , New York Mills, MN (3.3 miles ), Frazee, MN (3.3 miles ), Vergas, MN (3.4 miles ), Ottertail, MN (3.5 miles ), Wolf Lake, MN (4.2 miles) , Bluffton, MN (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $140,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.59 N, Longitude: 95.57 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,639 (+87.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 943 (67.9%)

Area code: 218

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

4.4%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +379 (+17.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Perham: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Perham, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Perham, Minnesota average temperatures Perham, Minnesota average precipitation Perham, Minnesota humidity Perham, Minnesota wind speed Perham, Minnesota snowfall Perham, Minnesota sunshine Perham, Minnesota clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Perham-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the Perham city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Perham-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 86% 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 67.8 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 72.4 miles away from Perham center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 248.6 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 83.2 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 742.2 miles away from Perham 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 239.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otter Tail County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Perham topographic map

Birthplace of: Fritz Hanson - Player of and football, Larry N. Vanderhoef - Biochemist, Ray Taylor (director) - Film director.

Hospitals and medical centers in Perham:

  • PERHAM HEALTH (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 1000 CONEY STREET WEST)
  • PERHAM LIVING HOME CARE (735 3RD STREET SOUTHWEST)
  • PERHAM MEMORIAL HOME (665 THIRD STREET SOUTHWEST)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Perham:

See details about airports and other landing facilities located in Perham, MN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perham:

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 33 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 52 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 54 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 60 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 60 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 62 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 67 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)

Public high schools in Perham:

  • Perham TS (Location: 747 2ND AVE. SW; Grades: 9-12)
  • Perham ALC (Location: 747 2ND AVE. SW; Grades: 9-12)
  • Perham High (Location: 200 5TH ST. SE; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Perham:

Private elementary/middle schools in Perham:

  • ST HENRYS AREA SCHOOL (Students: 93; Location: 253 2ND ST SW; Grades: KG - 6)
  • ST PAUL'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 500 6TH AVE SW; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Perham

Library in Perham:

  • PERHAM AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $177,465; Location: 225 2ND AV NE; 24,859 books; 15,187 e-books; 1,983 audio materials; 1,793 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 100 print serial subscriptions)

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Perham: Perham (A), Lakeside Country Club (B), Perham Fairgrounds (C), Perham Library (D), History Museum of East Otter Tail County (E), Perham Police Station (F), Perham Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Perham include: Saint Paul's Lutheran Church (A), Assembly of God Church (B), Calvary Lutheran Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), Saint Stanislaus Church (E), Perham Community Church (F), Church of Christ (G), Saint Henry's Catholic Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Paul Cemetery (1), Saint Stanislaus Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Perham include: Krauss Park (1), Miller Park (2), Museum/Library Park (3), City Hall Park (4), Northern Pacific Park (5), Country Pines Park (6), Pioneer Village (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Pelican Rapids Tae Kwon Do School (Water Parks & Slides; Community Centre), Perham Area Community Center (620 3rd Avenue Southeast), Perham Area Chamber of Commerce (135 East Main Street).

Hotels: Perham Oasis Budget Host (JCT Highway 78 & Highway 10), Perham Super 8 Motel (106 Jake St).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 62.2. This is about average.

City:

62.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.3%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
42 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
97 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Perham, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Perham compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Perham (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: at 155 Second Street, S.W., branch established on 1911/01/01; Perham Branch at 211 Market Drive, branch established on 2007/05/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $204.8 mil, Deposits: $178.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Perham State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Farmers State Bank of Dent: Perham Branch at 301 West Main, branch established on 1994/06/06. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $30.8 mil, Deposits: $28.4 mil, headquarters in Dent, MN, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Dent Bancshares, Inc.
  • BREMER BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Perham Branch at 801 Market Street, branch established on 1930/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,562.1 mil, Deposits: $1,223.3 mil, headquarters in Fargo, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Perham city (based on Otter Tail County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant18,01849
Evangelical Protestant14,56960
Catholic7,81314
Other1993
None16,704-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Otter Tail County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Otter Tail County:

28.1%
Minnesota:

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

12.1%
State:

13.0%
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
Financial Administration 2$6,928$41,5681$2,301
Other Government Administration 2$10,913$65,4785$1,478
Police Protection - Officers 5$22,001$52,8021$870
Police - Other 1$3,339$40,0680$0
Firefighters 0$0 31$2,057
Streets and Highways 1$5,442$65,3040$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$2,321
Sewerage 1$3,556$42,6720$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,973$35,6760$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$8,249$49,4940$0
Water Supply 1$3,894$46,7280$0
Gas Supply 2$7,319$43,9140$0
Local Libraries 1$4,384$52,6083$3,209
Other and Unallocable 2$6,188$37,1286$4,626
Totals for Government 21$85,186$48,67848$16,862

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,151,000 ($696.79)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $1,592,000 ($515.71)
    Liquor Stores: $964,000 ($312.28)
    Gas Utilities: $757,000 ($245.22)
    Sewerage: $478,000 ($154.84)
    Police Protection: $323,000 ($104.63)
    General - Other: $323,000 ($104.63)
    Water Utilities: $225,000 ($72.89)
    Regular Highways: $213,000 ($69.00)
    Libraries: $120,000 ($38.87)
    Fire Protection: $116,000 ($37.58)
    Financial Administration: $105,000 ($34.01)
    Health Services - Other: $85,000 ($27.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($15.55)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($14.25)
    Air Transportation: $24,000 ($7.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $20,000 ($6.48)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $413,000 ($133.79)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $264,000 ($85.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $305,000 ($98.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $645,000 ($208.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $379,000 ($122.77)
    Gas Utilities: $83,000 ($26.89)
    Air Transportation: $42,000 ($13.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $41,000 ($13.28)
    Water Utilities: $31,000 ($10.04)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($8.42)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $13,000 ($4.21)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($2.92)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($1.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,555,000 ($827.66)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $22,000 ($7.13)
  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $1,359,000 ($440.23)
    Sewerage: $462,000 ($149.66)
    All Other: $212,000 ($68.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($15.87)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $15,000 ($4.86)
    Interest Revenue: $12,000 ($3.89)
    From Local Government: $9,000 ($2.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $901,000 ($291.87)
    All Other: $4,000 ($1.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $94,000 ($30.45)
    Highways: $3,000 ($0.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $407,000 ($131.84)
    Interest Earnings: $253,000 ($81.96)
    Special Assessments: $219,000 ($70.94)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,121,000 ($363.14)
    Gas Utilities: $999,000 ($323.62)
    Water Utilities: $231,000 ($74.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,083,000 ($998.70)
    General Support: $407,000 ($131.84)
    Gas Utilities: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Tax - Property: $958,000 ($310.33)
    NEC: $28,000 ($9.07)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Gas Utilities: $4,855,000 ($1572.72)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,993,000 ($2589.25)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $11,216,000 ($3633.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $25,000 ($8.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $18,606,000 ($6027.21)
    Gas Utilities: $4,770,000 ($1545.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $578,000 ($187.24)
    Gas Utilities: $85,000 ($27.53)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $698,000 ($226.11)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,575,000 ($1482.02)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,199,000 ($1036.28)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
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 Cass County, ND  0.38% ($45,655 average AGI)
from Becker County, MN  0.34% ($25,141)
from Clay County, MN  0.31% ($35,899)


5.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,150 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
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 Cass County, ND  0.60% ($28,615 average AGI)
to Clay County, MN  0.44% ($28,424)
to Becker County, MN  0.32% ($36,151)

Strongest AM radio stations in Perham:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDLM (1340 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KWAD (920 AM; 1 kW; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perham:

  • K296DX (107.1 FM; PERHAM, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRW (99.5 FM; PERHAM, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVI (95.1 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRCQ (102.3 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: DETROIT LAKES BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • KZCR (103.3 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC)
  • KBOT (104.1 FM; PELICAN RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WASHINGTON RADIO, INC,)
  • K272CR (102.3 FM; NEW YORK MILLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KJJK-FM (96.5 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKWS (105.9 FM; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KDKK (97.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DELAHUNT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Perham:

  • K49FA (Channel 49; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA ED. TV CORP.)
  • K32FY (Channel 32; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K17FE (Channel 17; WADENA, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K63DX (Channel 63; WADENA, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Perham fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Perham fatal accident list:

Dec 6, 2012 02:00 PM, Cr-80 Main St, Lat: 46.59483, Lon: -95.57391, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 19, 2001 03:12 PM, Us-10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 20, 1994 05:25 PM, 8, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 21, 1992 10:30 PM, M10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 20, 1977 00:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Perham)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Perham, MN)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Ne 1/4 Sect 36 T137n Rng 40w 5.5 Mi Nw (Lat: 46.642444 Lon: -95.674750), Overall height: 23.2 m, Call Sign: WNTA394
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/16/2009, Expiration Date: 09/22/2019
    Registrant: Phone: (218) 863-1171
  • 5.5 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 46.642444 Lon: -95.674750), Overall height: 23.2 m, Call Sign: WNTX943
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.443 MHz, 928.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2010, Expiration Date: 02/13/2020
    Registrant: Lake Region Electric Cooperative, 1401 S. Broadway, Pelican Rapids, MN 56572, Phone: (218) 863-1171, Fax: (218) 863-1172, Email:
  • Perham, Lat: 46.594694 Lon: -95.575000, Call Sign: WQAE857, Licensee ID: L00038714
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/18/2004, Expiration Date: 05/18/2014, Certifier: Merle Meece
    Registrant: City Perham
  • PERHAM, 160 Second Ave Sw (Lat: 46.594111 Lon: -95.575306), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WHT446
    Assigned Frequencies: 2170.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: East Otter Tail Telephone Company, 160 Second Avenue S.W., Perham, MN 56573

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3.5 Miles Ne Of Perham (Lat: 46.646611 Lon: -95.525028), Call Sign: KWT928
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.720 MHz, 152.630 MHz
    Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999
    Registrant: East Otter Tail Telephone Company, 160 Second Avenue, S.W., Perham, MN 56573

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Perham Municipal Airport, On Airport (Lat: 46.610556 Lon: -95.602500), Type: Upole, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQJJ656
    Assigned Frequencies: 121.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2008, Expiration Date: 10/02/2018, Certifier: Jay M Zimmerman
    Registrant: Office Of Aeronautics, 222 Plato Blvd East, Saint Paul, MN 55107-1618, Phone: (651) 234-7252, Fax: (651) 234-7261, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Perham)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Perham)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - Perham

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Perham, MN
Most common first names in Perham, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4683.7 years
John4678.3 years
George3080.4 years
Albert2782.0 years
William2470.5 years
Frank2376.2 years
Henry2381.9 years
Arthur2280.2 years
Edward2280.2 years
James2176.1 years
Most common last names in Perham, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3279.9 years
Boedigheimer2281.8 years
Doll2083.3 years
Meyer1781.5 years
Dulski1683.0 years
Lubitz1474.8 years
Olson1374.9 years
Schmidt1386.1 years
Palubicki1277.6 years
Brasel1286.1 years
Businesses in Perham, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
New Balance1
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Craig M. Swanson (11)
  • Ethan Larry Huwe (3)
  • Craig Swanson (2)
  • Dale Scherman (2)
  • Kim A. Anderson (1)
  • Matthew D. Lepper (1)
  • Darrin Swanson (1)
  • Paul Roczniak (1)
  • April Olson (1)

Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2015.