For population 25 years and over in Ruthton:
For population 15 years and over in Ruthton city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $750 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (54.2 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (149.9 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (455.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Florence, MN (2.2 miles) , Tyler, MN (2.7 miles ), Holland, MN (2.7 miles ), Lake Benton, MN (3.3 miles ), Woodstock, MN (3.4 miles) , Balaton, MN (3.5 miles ), Russell, MN (3.5 miles ), Lake Wilson, MN (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 44.18 N, Longitude: 96.10 W
Area code: 507
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -43 (-13.1%).
Work and jobs in Ruthton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ruthton, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ruthton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Ruthton 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 17.5 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:Ruthton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from Ruthton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pipestone County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Todd Bouman - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Aug 1, 1972).
Hospitals/medical centers near Ruthton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ruthton:
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Public elementary/middle school in Ruthton:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.0%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Ruthton compared to Minnesota state average:
Banks with branches in Ruthton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ruthton city (based on Pipestone County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 99.35%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ruthton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Ruthton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,852 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:
6.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,719 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,428
Total average daily truck traffic: 459
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 3,398
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ruthton)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: