Rushmore, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 339 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.8%
 
Males: 179  (52.8%)
Females: 160  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56168.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,993 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Rushmore:

$48,993
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,157 (it was $14,216 in 2000)

Rushmore city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $77,954 (it was $41,100 in 2000)
Rushmore:

$77,954
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $85,384; detached houses: $84,111

Median gross rent in 2017: $690.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rushmore: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.7%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 75.0% for other race residents, 68.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rushmore, MN (2010)
    • 28583.3%White alone
    • 339.6%Hispanic
    • 133.8%Asian alone
    • 82.3%Two or more races
    • 30.9%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: German (60.4%), American (11.7%), Norwegian (7.1%), Dutch (3.9%), Irish (3.9%), English (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1650 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 1,339 people per square mile   (low).

Rushmore, Minnesota map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $994 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $881 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (47.1 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (156.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (430.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Adrian, MN (2.6 miles ),
Bigelow, MN (3.1 miles ),
Worthington, MN (3.2 miles ),
Wilmont, MN (3.2 miles ),
Lismore, MN (3.4 miles ),
Little Rock, IA (3.6 miles ),
Ellsworth, MN (3.6 miles ),
Magnolia, MN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.62 N, Longitude: 95.80 W

Area code: 507

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $63,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Rushmore, MN residents
Average permit cost in Rushmore, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Rushmore, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.8%)
  • Truck transportation (8.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.8%)
  • Food (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (15.9%)
  • Food (11.5%)
  • Truck transportation (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Social assistance (11.0%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Rushmore, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Child care workers (3.9%)
  • Other financial specialists (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (18.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.6%)
  • Cashiers (8.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (8.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)

Average climate in Rushmore, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rushmore-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Rushmore 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 38.1 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:

Rushmore-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 76% 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 142.2 miles away from Rushmore center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 184.5 miles away from Rushmore 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 166.9 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 144.1 miles away from Rushmore 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 134.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 116.7 miles away from Rushmore center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nobles County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rushmore topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rushmore:

  • ADRIAN CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ADRIAN, MN)
  • ARNOLD MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ADRIAN, MN)
  • C C S INC - RIDGEWOOD (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • SOUTH SHORE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • CROSSROADS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • SANFORD WORTHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • SANFORD WORTHINGTON HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; WORTHINGTON, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rushmore:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 50 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 51 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 58 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • South Dakota State University (about 69 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Buena Vista University (about 74 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • University of South Dakota (about 81 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 83 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rushmore: Rushmore Police Department (A), Rushmore Fire Department (B), Rushmore City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rushmore include: Saint John's Lutheran Church (A), Eastfriesland Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rushmore include: Old School Park (1), Lindemann Park (2), Rushmore City Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Nobles 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:

56.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Rushmore (2011 data):

  • First State Bank Southwest: Rushmore Branch at 103 North Thompson Avenue, branch established on 1999/10/11. Info updated 2011/10/26: Bank assets: $206.1 mil, Deposits: $171.5 mil, headquarters in Pipestone, MN, 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 Rushmore:

Marital status in Rushmore, MN
  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in Rushmore:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Minnesota average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rushmore, MN (based on Nobles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,6207
Mainline Protestant5,01617
Evangelical Protestant3,91222
Other2452
None6,585-
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:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Nobles County:

5.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Nobles County:

8.46 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.6%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.6%
State:

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

19.5%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rushmore:

44.8%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rushmore:

38.4%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.1%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rushmore:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.0%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Rushmore:

48.4%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

73.8%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rushmore, 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
Other Government Administration 1$2,737$32,8440$0
Sewerage 1$2,398$28,7760$0
Water Supply 1$3,228$38,7360$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 3$8,363$33,4520$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($26.55)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $218,000 ($643.07)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($280.24)
    Regular Highways: $62,000 ($182.89)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($179.94)
    Financial Administration: $50,000 ($147.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($94.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,000 ($76.70)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($70.80)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($20.65)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($20.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($2.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($47.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($41.30)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($17.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($11.80)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($11.80)
    Electric Utilities: $2,000 ($5.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $68,000 ($200.59)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $68,000 ($200.59)
    Other: $41,000 ($120.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($106.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,000 ($38.35)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($14.75)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($5.90)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $235,000 ($693.22)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($162.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $109,000 ($321.53)
    Other: $11,000 ($32.45)
  • Tax - Property: $92,000 ($271.39)
    Other License: $2,000 ($5.90)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $856,000 ($2525.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $739,000 ($2179.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $117,000 ($345.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $453,000 ($1336.28)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $97,000 ($286.14)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rushmore:

  • KWOA (730 AM; 1 kW; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • 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.)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KQAD (800 AM; 1 kW; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rushmore:

  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KITN (93.5 FM; WORTHINGTON, 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)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KRSW (89.3 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KBOJ (88.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Rushmore:

  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • K15EB (Channel 15; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • K33AB (Channel 33; SIBLEY, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 39.6mTotal length
  • $403,000,000Total costs
  • 30,212Total average daily traffic
  • 3,738Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,244Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rushmore, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rushmore, MN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rushmore)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 4 Mi S (Lat: 43.557194 Lon: -95.821972), Call Sign: KNED911, Licensee ID: L00578325,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2002, Expiration Date: 12/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2013, Registrant: David J Boldt, Rr 1 Box 144, Rushmore, MN 56168, Phone: (507) 478-4361
  • Lat: 43.539167 Lon: -95.834722, Call Sign: WPUH272,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.780 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2002, Expiration Date: 03/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2012, Certifier: Kenneth L Feeken, Registrant: Racom Corporation, Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (888) 751-1090, Email:
  • RUSHMORE, Erickson Rd & Nobles County Rd (Lat: 43.703861 Lon: -95.851250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WPZW952,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.665 MHz, 154.665 MHz, Grant Date: 03/31/2004, Expiration Date: 03/31/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2012, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh, Registrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, Sait Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 296-7418, Fax: (651) 297-5735, Email:
  • RUSHMORE, Erickson Rd & Nobles Cr 14 (Lat: 43.703861 Lon: -95.851250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQCE541, Licensee ID: L00001503,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.987 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2005, Expiration Date: 02/14/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2014, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh, Registrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 296-7418, Fax: (651) 297-5735, Email:
  • Lat: 43.631000 Lon: -95.748000, Call Sign: WQLY996,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.855 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2010, Expiration Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: Dennis Healy, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • 29619 Hesselroth Ave (Lat: 43.563750 Lon: -95.817000), Call Sign: WQMY719,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.300 MHz, Grant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 11/09/2020, Certifier: Jared Kopplow, Registrant: Racom Corp., 201 W State St, Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:
  • 20656 220th Street (Lat: 43.674611 Lon: -95.838028), Call Sign: WQWQ286,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.275 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2015, Expiration Date: 10/23/2025, Certifier: Michael Wagner, Registrant: Racom Corp., 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • RUSHMORE, Erickson Road And Nobles County Road 14 (Lat: 43.703861 Lon: -95.851250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQAU442,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.62 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6815.62 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2014, Expiration Date: 08/09/2024, Certifier: Robert J Prudhomme, Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 1500 West County Rd B2 Ms730, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • Rushmore, Lat: 43.703861 Lon: -95.851250, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQKH680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Greg F Radtke Mr., Registrant: Shelley Sadowsky, LLC, 5938 Dorchester Way, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (202) 997-9392, Email:
  • 220TH ST RPT, 220th St (Lat: 43.696556 Lon: -95.815167), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 26.4 m, Call Sign: WQRM744,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18115.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2013, Expiration Date: 06/20/2023, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2019, Certifier: Jeffrey J Youle, Registrant: Affiniti, LLC, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd, Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:
  • MS03NP140, 24534 Cr 35 (Btf 85/Harms #091820) (Lat: 43.631861 Lon: -95.761861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQWM619,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 10/05/2015, Expiration Date: 10/05/2025, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • RUSHMORE TWR, Erickson Road And Nobles County Road 14 (Lat: 43.703861 Lon: -95.851250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQXT661,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz... (+42 more), Grant Date: 06/06/2016, Expiration Date: 06/06/2026, Certifier: Daniel Richter, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: WD0EKF, Licensee ID: L00153666, Grant Date: 05/01/2018, Expiration Date: 05/15/2028, Certifier: Myron W Grussing, Registrant: Myron W Grussing, 19715 270th Street, Rushmore, MN 56168

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 101FL , Serial Number: 15071541, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 08/15/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Germain J Elsing, 30320 Jones Ave, Rushmore, MN 56168
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 37EP , Serial Number: 22-8119, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 10/09/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Warren C Rohwer, 21795 270th St, Rushmore, MN 56168

Most common first names in Rushmore, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Henry1481.9 years
John1180.1 years
George1178.6 years
William779.8 years
Anna787.3 years
Helen675.3 years
Edward675.9 years
Robert673.0 years
Carl475.5 years
Harm475.7 years
Most common last names in Rushmore, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Boots1281.8 years
Elsing983.6 years
Johnson877.8 years
Jacobs777.7 years
Groenewold783.6 years
Devries675.5 years
Engelkes683.2 years
Lupkes673.3 years
Martens673.7 years
Hieronimus578.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rushmore, MN
  • 83.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Other fuel
  • 2.0%Electricity
  • 1.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rushmore, MN
  • 65.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 6.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Utility gas


Rushmore compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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