For population 25 years and over in Rothsay:
For population 15 years and over in Rothsay city:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,130 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (37.2 miles , pop. 90,599).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (179.0 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (533.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Erhard, MN (3.0 miles) , Elizabeth, MN (3.1 miles) , Pelican Rapids, MN (3.4 miles ), Foxhome, MN (3.7 miles) , Barnesville, MN (3.7 miles ), Fergus Falls, MN (4.1 miles ), Kent, MN (4.4 miles) , Breckenridge, MN (4.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 46.47 N, Longitude: 96.28 W
Area code: 218
Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+8.5%).
Work and jobs in Rothsay: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rothsay, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rothsay-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the Rothsay city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 7/2/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 19 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rothsay-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 94% 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 56.9 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 55.4 miles away from Rothsay 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 55.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Wilkin County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Local government website: www.rothsay.org
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Public high schools in Rothsay:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.7%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Rothsay compared to Minnesota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rothsay (based on Wilkin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.57%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rothsay government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.84% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,442 average adjusted gross income)
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:
8.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($72,412 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Rothsay fatal accident list:
Jun 26, 1997 04:55 PM, 26, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total average daily traffic: 16,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,278
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rothsay)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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