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Population in 2012: 2,770 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +78.8%
Males: 1,910  (69.0%)
Females: 860  (31.0%)

Median resident age:  34.9 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55072.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,315 (it was $40,265 in 2000)
Sandstone:

$43,315
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,474

Sandstone city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,266 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Sandstone:

$91,266
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $114,641; Detached houses: $121,538; In 2-unit structures: $170,558; Mobile homes: $50,909

Median gross rent in 2012: $798.

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  • White alone - 1,863 (65.4%)
  • Black alone - 428 (15.0%)
  • Hispanic - 314 (11.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 154 (5.4%)
  • Two or more races - 68 (2.4%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sandstone: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.9%), Swedish (10.1%), Norwegian (9.2%), Irish (5.4%), English (4.1%), Danish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1090 feet

Land area: 5.30 square miles.

Population density: 523 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sandstone:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sandstone city:

  • Never married: 39.9%
  • Now married: 31.5%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

177 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America).

This city:  6.3%
Minnesota:  7.2%



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sandstone, Minnesota as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sandstone to the number of sex offenders is 2,770 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,525 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $984 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (57.4 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (82.2 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (393.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Finlayson, MN (2.4 miles ), Askov, MN (2.4 miles ), Hinckley, MN (3.0 miles ), Rutledge, MN (3.0 miles) , Willow River, MN (3.6 miles ), Bruno, MN (3.8 miles) , Brook Park, MN (4.0 miles) , Denham, MN (4.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $79,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $94,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 46.13 N, Longitude: 92.86 W

Area code: 320

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (22%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Sandstone-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Sandstone city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/30/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pine County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Steve Kiner - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Sandstone:

  • ESSENTIA HEALTH SANDSTONE (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 109 COURT AVE SOUTH)
  • ESSENTIA HEALTH - SANDSTONE MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, 109 COURT AVENUE SOUTH)

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located in Sandstone:


Local government website: www.sandstone.govoffice.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sandstone:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 56 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lake Superior College (about 57 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 60 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 61 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 67 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 71 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 4,104)
  • Saint Cloud Technical College (about 74 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)

Public high schools in Sandstone:

Public elementary/middle school in Sandstone:

Private elementary/middle school in Sandstone:

  • HARVEST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 39; Location: 21 MINNESOTA ST; Grades: KG - 8)
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Notable locations in Sandstone: Sandstone (A), Sandstone Area Country Club (B), Sandstone Federal Correctional Institution (C), Banning Campground (D), Sandstone History and Art Center (E), Sandstone Public Library (F), Sandstone Volunteer Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sandstone include: Zion Lutheran Church (A), Dell Grove Emmanuel Lutheran Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), United Church of Christ (D), Saint Luke's Catholic Church (E), Evangelical Free Church (F), Assembly of God Church (G), Community Worship Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Spring Park Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Wolf Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sandstone include: Watertower Park (1), Robinson Park (2), Railroad Park (3), Johnson Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Audubon Center of the North Woods (Nature Centers; 54165 Audubon Drive), Sandstone City Clerk (Recreation Areas; 119 4th Street).

Hotel: Sandstone 61 Motel (1409 Highway 23 North).

 
Pine County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sandstone and their reported violations in the past:

FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION (Address: 2300 County Road 29 , Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon & U. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (FEB-18-2000), St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2000), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2000), St Public Notif received (6 times from MAR-03-2000 to SEP-04-2001), St BCA signed (JAN-04-2002), St Public Notif received (JAN-30-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2002)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-1999), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-1999), St Intentional no-action (AUG-12-1999), St Public Notif received (7 times from SEP-09-1999 to SEP-04-2001), St BCA signed (JAN-04-2002), St Public Notif received (JAN-30-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
NORTHWOODS AUDUBON CENTER (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-09-1999), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-09-1999), St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-1999), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-09-1999), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-09-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-1999)
SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2002), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-24-2002), St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2002), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-24-2002), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-24-2002), St Boil Water Order (SEP-24-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2002)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sandstone that have no violations reported:

  • TWO CREEKS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.8%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 17.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.3%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sandstone, MN

People in group quarters in Sandstone in 2010:

  • 1,315 people in federal prisons
  • 57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Sandstone in 2000:

  • 124 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other group homes

Sandstone compared to Minnesota state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Sandstone (2011 data):

  • Northview Bank: First National Bank Of The North Bra at 510 Main Street, branch established on 1902/08/08; at 510 Main Street, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/05: Bank assets: $230.5 mil, Deposits: $201.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Finlayson Bancshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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Religion statistics for Sandstone city (based on Pine County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.91%
Here46.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaBaptist General Conference
Adherents36.3%29.6%12.8%3.2%2.9%
Congregations16.7%20.8%10.4%6.3%6.3%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.0%1.8%1.5%7.5%
Congregations4.2%6.3%2.1%2.1%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Pine County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Pine County:

7.47 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Pine County:

27.7%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,330$39,9600$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,443$44,6586$1,924
Firefighters 0$0 2$255
Streets and Highways 1$3,538$42,4561$1,798
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$735
Water Supply 1$2,112$25,3440$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,023
Totals for Government 5$16,423$39,41512$5,735

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $58,000 ($20.94)
  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $720,000 ($259.93)
    General - Other: $231,000 ($83.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $191,000 ($68.95)
    Regular Highways: $107,000 ($38.63)
    Water Utilities: $103,000 ($37.18)
    Police Protection: $75,000 ($27.08)
    Sewerage: $75,000 ($27.08)
    Air Transportation: $44,000 ($15.88)
    Fire Protection: $40,000 ($14.44)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($12.64)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $14,000 ($5.05)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($2.89)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($1.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $47,000 ($16.97)
    Benefit Payments: $28,000 ($10.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $580,000 ($209.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $40,000 ($14.44)
    General - Other: $31,000 ($11.19)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($9.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($5.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $775,000 ($279.78)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($3.61)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $38,000 ($13.72)
  • Charges - Housing & Community Development: $637,000 ($229.96)
    All Other: $268,000 ($96.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $213,000 ($76.90)
    Sewerage: $138,000 ($49.82)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $13,000 ($4.69)
    From Local Government: $5,000 ($1.81)
    Interest Revenue: $-17,000 ($-6.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $85,000 ($30.69)
    General Revenue, NEC: $84,000 ($30.32)
    Special Assessments: $34,000 ($12.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $153,000 ($55.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $426,000 ($153.79)
    All Other: $29,000 ($10.47)
  • Tax - Property: $381,000 ($137.55)
    NEC: $27,000 ($9.75)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($3.25)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $208,000 ($75.09)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,777,000 ($3168.59)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,500,000 ($541.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $213,000 ($76.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,809,000 ($3541.16)
    Water Utilities: $203,000 ($73.29)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $255,000 ($92.06)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($1.81)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $783,000 ($282.67)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $214,000 ($77.26)
    Total Federal Securities: $68,000 ($24.55)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $547,000 ($197.47)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,983,000 ($715.88)

7.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

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:
from Chisago County, MN  0.89% ($37,330 average AGI)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.66% ($55,046)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.64% ($37,365)


7.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

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:
to Kanabec County, MN  0.66% ($24,954 average AGI)
to Chisago County, MN  0.63% ($28,194)
to Carlton County, MN  0.57% ($27,232)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sandstone:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sandstone:

  • W280DF (103.9 FM; SANDSTONE, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • WCMP-FM (100.9 FM; PINE CITY, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Sandstone:

  • W24CL (Channel 24; GRANTSBURG, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Sandstone fatal accident list:

Dec 17, 1992 11:10 AM, T512, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total costs: $1,671,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,099
Total average daily truck traffic: 164

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • BANNING SP, Park Hdqtrs Banning State Pk (Lat: 46.174111 Lon: -92.850750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WYY990
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.190 MHz, 151.370 MHz, 151.415 MHz, 159.240 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/2004, Expiration Date: 08/29/2014
    Registrant: Electronic Communications Office, 1500 W Cr B2, Ms730, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7970, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • Adj To Pine Ave & 6th St (Lat: 46.120778 Lon: -92.858250), Structure height: 86 m, Call Sign: KVA635
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.275 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/2002, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2012
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Jct 6th St & Pine Ave (Lat: 46.120778 Lon: -92.858250), Call Sign: WGM424
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2011, Expiration Date: 05/06/2021, Certifier: James L Goodin
    Registrant: B V Larson Inc., 1082 West Bone Lake Ln, Milltown, WI 54858, Phone: (715) 857-5557, Fax: (715) 857-5557, Email:
  • Lat: 46.131111 Lon: -92.867778, Call Sign: WPSH830
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.925 MHz, 464.137 MHz, 461.137 MHz, 467.750 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 467.800 MHz, 467.825 MHz, 467.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/02/2001, Expiration Date: 05/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2011, Certifier: Chris Thoruig
    Registrant: 6566 Edenvale Blvd, Eden Prairie, MN 55346, Phone: (612) 934-4002

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 123 Main St (Lat: 46.132444 Lon: -92.866306), Overall height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: WNTX562
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.850 MHz, 957.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/10/1995, Expiration Date: 01/10/2000, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (612) 245-5261
  • SANDSTONE, 3.5 Mi N (Lat: 46.175278 Lon: -92.823611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128.1 m, Call Sign: WPNB313
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Elizabeth L Kohler
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, Adj To Pine Ave & 6th St (Lat: 46.120778 Lon: -92.858250), Overall height: 86.3 m, Call Sign: WAY526
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/1999, Expiration Date: 03/17/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2008
    Registrant: Lockard & White Inc, 14511 Falling Creek, Suite 507, Houston, TX 77014, Phone: (281) 586-0574, Fax: (281) 586-0044, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KI0HX, Previous Call Sign: KC5FUO, Licensee ID: L00246042
    Grant Date: 02/25/2004, Expiration Date: 03/22/2014, Certifier: Raymond C Olson
    Registrant: Raymond C Olson, 32430 State Hwy 123, Sandstone, MN 55072
  • Call Sign: N0PAF, Licensee ID: L00177128
    Grant Date: 04/26/2013, Expiration Date: 06/29/2023, Certifier: Rene V Stadin Jr
    Registrant: Rene V Stadin Jr, 421 Fifth Street, Sandstone, MN 55072-4714
  • Call Sign: W0CQV, Licensee ID: L00158980
    Grant Date: 10/06/1999, Expiration Date: 11/07/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2011
    Registrant: Henry F Sheppard, Rr 1 Box 159a, Sandstone, MN 55072
  • Call Sign: W0MCQ, Licensee ID: L00792591
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 06/10/2014
    Registrant: Patrick A Story, 49749 Lost River Road, Sandstone, MN 55072
  • Call Sign: W0SXO, Licensee ID: L00323969
    Grant Date: 11/23/2004, Expiration Date: 01/20/2015, Certifier: Emory D Hendrickson
    Registrant: Emory D Hendrickson, 52931 Cloverdale Rd, Sandstone, MN 55072
  • Call Sign: WA0LJF
    Grant Date: 08/23/1995, Expiration Date: 08/23/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2007
    Registrant: Eugene P Kosbab, 214 1st St N, Sandstone, MN 55072


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Sandstone


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sandstone, MN

Most common first names in Sandstone, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2377.2 years
George1981.5 years
William1873.1 years
Mary1582.5 years
Charles1476.7 years
Robert1478.1 years
Florence1481.6 years
Albert1282.6 years
James1275.5 years
Donald1275.6 years
Most common last names in Sandstone, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson2679.1 years
Johnson2481.1 years
Anderson2079.1 years
Larson1478.2 years
Gustafson1376.5 years
Vork1277.3 years
Olson1184.1 years
Erickson1085.0 years
Christensen984.4 years
Peterson978.6 years
Businesses in Sandstone, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1
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