Pipestone, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 4,034 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 1,869  (46.3%)
Females: 2,165  (53.7%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56164.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,147 (it was $30,412 in 2000)
Pipestone:

$44,147
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,890 (it was $17,253 in 2000)

Pipestone city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,456 (it was $49,800 in 2000)
Pipestone:

$94,456
MN:

$224,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $567.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pipestone: 74.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.5%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.6% for Black residents, 44.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pipestone, MN (2017)
    • 3,44181.1%White alone
    • 4049.5%Hispanic
    • 1303.1%Black alone
    • 1002.4%Asian alone
    • 751.8%Two or more races
    • 741.7%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (32.2%), Norwegian (10.2%), Dutch (8.8%), American (4.6%), Danish (2.9%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1881

Elevation: 1738 feet

Land area: 3.92 square miles.

Population density: 1,028 people per square mile   (low).

Pipestone, Minnesota map

301 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 1.6% Asia, 1.1% Africa).

This city:

7.1%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,106 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $906 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (38.1 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (164.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (462.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ihlen, MN (2.6 miles),
Hatfield, MN (2.6 miles),
Trosky, MN (2.9 miles),
Holland, MN (3.0 miles ),
Woodstock, MN (3.3 miles),
Jasper, MN (3.3 miles ),
Edgerton, MN (3.5 miles ),
Ward, SD (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 44.00 N, Longitude: 96.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +530 (+12.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,267 (64.3%)

Area code: 507

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,800
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $167,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $272,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $395,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Pipestone, MN residents
Average permit cost in Pipestone, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Pipestone, MN
Historical housing units in Pipestone, MN
Most common industries in Pipestone, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Food (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.9%)
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Pipestone, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.8%)

Average climate in Pipestone, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Pipestone-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Pipestone city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 tornado 30.6 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pipestone-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 74% 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 116.4 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 154.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 155.0 miles away from Pipestone center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 115.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 108.3 miles away from Pipestone center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 710.2 miles away from Pipestone center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pipestone County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Pipestone:

  • HIAWATHA MANOR (107 5TH AVE NE)
  • PIPESTONE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER ASHTON CC (Government - Local, 916 4TH AVENUE SOUTHWEST)
  • PIPESTONE COUNTY HOSPICE (916 4TH AVENUE SOUTHWEST)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - PIPESTONE (1311 NORTH HIAWATHA)
  • PIPESTONE DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (916 4TH AVE SW)
  • PIPESTONE CO HOME HLTH AGENCY (916 - 4TH AVENUE SW)

Airports located in Pipestone:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pipestone:

  • South Dakota State University (about 33 miles; Brookings, SD; Full-time enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 38 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 42 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 68 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 85 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • University of South Dakota (about 90 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Ridgewater College (about 100 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)

Public high schools in Pipestone:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pipestone:

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Library in Pipestone:

  • PIPESTONE: MEINDERS COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $186,108; Location: 1401 7TH STREET SW; 29,061 books; 15,187 e-books; 969 audio materials; 897 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 135 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pipestone: Pipestone County Fairgrounds (A), Pipestone (B), Pipestone RV Campground (C), Pipestone Country Club (D), Pipestone County Courthouse (E), Pipestone City Hall (F), Pipestone County Museum (G), Pipestone Medical Group (H), Pipestone Police Department (I), Pipestone County Sheriffs Office (J), Pipestone Fire Department (K), Pipestoone Community Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pipestone include: Christ the King Lutheran Church (A), Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church (B), Christian Reformed Church (C), Faith Community Church (D), Pipestone Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Peace United Methodist Church (F), Saint Paul Episcopal Church (G), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (H), Saint Leo's Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pipestone include: Civil War Monument (1), Paulsen Athletic Field (2), Veterans Park (3), Southwest Playfield (4), Erickson Park (5), Harmon Park (6), Leon H Moore Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Museum Pipestone County (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 113 South Hiawatha Avenue), Pipestone Indian Shrine Association (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Reservation Avenue), Ludolph (Tours & Charters; 302 8th Avenue Southwest).

Hotels: Arrow Motel (620 8th Avenue Northeast), Pipestone Super 8 Motel (605 8th Ave SE), Super 8 Motel (605 8th Avenue Northeast).

Courts: Pipestone County - District Court Judge 5th Judicial District- Court Repo (Courthouse), Pipestone County - Conciliation Division- Court Administrator- Traffic Divi (Courthouse), Pipestone County - Probate Division- Criminal Division- Court Administrator- Traffic Divi (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Vern Ehlers - Politician, Isaac Snell - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Nov 4, 1981), Mike Menning - Politician, Roy Alexander Gano - Admiral, Donald Petersen - Manufacturing businesspeople, John Lutz (television writer) - Comedian, Bill Hager - Politician, Phil Bruns - Actor.

Pipestone 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:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Pipestone in 2010:

  • 119 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Pipestone in 2000:

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

Banks with branches in Pipestone (2011 data):

  • First Bank & Trust, National Association: Cyber Office at Www.Banking.com/Fnbpipe/, branch established on 1997/03/15; at 101 Second Street, N.W., branch established on 1889/02/28. Info updated 2010/01/20: Bank assets: $184.3 mil, Deposits: $164.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Fishback Financial Corporation
  • First Farmers and Merchants National Bank: Pipestone Branch at 107 East Main Street, branch established on 1879/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $154.1 mil, Deposits: $129.5 mil, headquarters in Luverne, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: 215 Holding Co.
  • First State Bank Southwest: at 202 Second Street Southeast, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2011/10/26: Bank assets: $206.1 mil, Deposits: $171.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First State Bank Southwest 2010 Amended And Restated Ksop Plan And Trust

For population 15 years and over in Pipestone:

Marital status in Pipestone, MN
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Pipestone:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Minnesota average:

10.9

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

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Religion statistics for Pipestone, MN (based on Pipestone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,28311
Evangelical Protestant3,21016
Catholic1,9492
Other1831
None971-
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: 6
This county:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Pipestone County:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Pipestone County:

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

8.0%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Pipestone County:

27.1%
Minnesota:

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

15.0%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pipestone:

47.3%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pipestone:

41.7%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pipestone:

22.1%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.6%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pipestone:

34.2%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Pipestone:

51.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Pipestone:

74.6%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pipestone, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 7$25,782$44,1980$0
Other Government Administration 6$32,552$65,1045$1,415
Water Supply 2$8,719$52,3140$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,807$46,84212$5,317
Other and Unallocable 2$5,869$35,21410$4,761
Sewerage 1$3,436$41,2320$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,100$37,2000$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$417
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$417
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 21$87,265$49,86629$12,327

Pipestone government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $17,000 ($4.21)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $1,163,000 ($288.30)
    Sewerage: $828,000 ($205.26)
    Regular Highways: $816,000 ($202.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $769,000 ($190.63)
    General - Other: $627,000 ($155.43)
    Water Utilities: $611,000 ($151.46)
    Police Protection: $597,000 ($147.99)
    Financial Administration: $341,000 ($84.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($42.89)
    Air Transportation: $173,000 ($42.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $157,000 ($38.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $128,000 ($31.73)
    Libraries: $82,000 ($20.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $20,000 ($4.96)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($4.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $481,000 ($119.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $2,989,000 ($740.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $187,000 ($46.36)
    General - Other: $136,000 ($33.71)
    Air Transportation: $44,000 ($10.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000 ($7.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,149,000 ($284.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $108,000 ($26.77)

Pipestone government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $733,000 ($181.71)
    Other: $420,000 ($104.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $248,000 ($61.48)
    Air Transportation: $183,000 ($45.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000 ($41.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $105,000 ($26.03)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $29,000 ($7.19)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($5.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $101,000 ($25.04)
    Other: $86,000 ($21.32)
    Sewerage: $68,000 ($16.86)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($1.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $29,000 ($7.19)
    Highways: $22,000 ($5.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $175,000 ($43.38)
    Special Assessments: $82,000 ($20.33)
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000 ($4.71)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($3.22)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $1,314,000 ($325.73)
    Water Utilities: $593,000 ($147.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,600,000 ($396.63)
    Sewerage: $1,059,000 ($262.52)
    Other: $126,000 ($31.23)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.50)
  • Tax - Property: $1,541,000 ($382.00)
    Other License: $84,000 ($20.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $54,000 ($13.39)
    Other Selective Sales: $47,000 ($11.65)

Pipestone government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,247,000 ($3779.62)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,583,000 ($3615.02)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,972,000 ($488.84)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,308,000 ($324.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,784,000 ($442.24)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $56,000 ($13.88)

4.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

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

5.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,764 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.64% ($37,250 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, MN  0.56% ($29,286)
Businesses in Pipestone, MN
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pipestone:

  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pipestone:

  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KRSW (89.3 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTWB (101.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KARL (105.1 FM; TRACY, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSQB-FM (95.7 FM; DELL RAPIDS, SD; Owner: L A RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pipestone:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Pipestone fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Pipestone fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 118ft / 36.2mTotal length
  • $1,196,001,000Total costs
  • 11,856Total average daily traffic
  • 887Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,568Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pipestone, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pipestone, MN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pipestone)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 101 (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 Pipestone, MN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pipestone)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pipestone)

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 17. The highest number of fire incidents - 26 took place in 2010, and the least - 9 in 2016. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Pipestone, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.1%), and Outside Fires (32.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pipestone, MN
    • 14249.1%Structure Fires
    • 9432.5%Outside Fires
    • 5218.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pipestone, MN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pipestone, Minnesota:

  • The Calumet Inn, 104 W Main, Pipestone, Minnesota 56164 , Phone: (507) 825-5871, Fax: (507) 825-4578
  • Crossings By Grandstay Inn & Suites, 915 7th St SE, Pipestone, Minnesota 56164 , Phone: (507) 562-1100, Fax: (507) 562-1101
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pipestone, Minnesota
Most common first names in Pipestone, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6078.6 years
Anna4786.9 years
William4681.4 years
Henry4079.0 years
Mary3881.8 years
George3579.1 years
Helen3182.9 years
Robert2968.4 years
Donald2671.0 years
James2671.8 years
Most common last names in Pipestone, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4376.8 years
Nelson2382.4 years
Smith1882.3 years
Meyer1883.2 years
Miller1777.3 years
Anderson1682.2 years
Carlson1684.8 years
Wilson1581.0 years
Johannsen1579.4 years
Hansen1578.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pipestone, MN
  • 88.3%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pipestone, MN
  • 66.2%Utility gas
  • 25.9%Electricity
  • 3.8%Other fuel
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Coal or coke
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Pipestone compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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