Sargeant, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 60 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -21.1%
 
Males: 34  (57.4%)
Females: 26  (42.6%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 55973

Estimated median household income in 2019: $32,691 (it was $38,333 in 2000)
Sargeant:

$32,691
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,758 (it was $14,485 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $104,674 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Sargeant:

$104,674
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $112,282; detached houses: $112,442
March 2019 cost of living index in Sargeant: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.3%

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Ancestries: Swedish (37.1%), Norwegian (25.7%), German (11.4%), American (5.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1390 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 72 people per square mile   (very low).

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2 residents are foreign born (4.3% North America).

This city:

4.3%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $746 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,024 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (22.4 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (81.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (293.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Waltham, MN (2.0 miles),
Brownsdale, MN (2.4 miles ),
Hayfield, MN (2.5 miles ),
Dexter, MN (2.8 miles ),
Lansing, MN (3.1 miles),
Elkton, MN (3.3 miles),
Mapleview, MN (3.4 miles),
Austin, MN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.80 N, Longitude: 92.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

Distribution of median household income in Sargeant, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Sargeant, MN in 2019

Sargeant satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Minnesota:

3.9%

Average climate in Sargeant, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.1. This is about average.

City:

68.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.752. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.752
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.71
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Sargeant-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the Sargeant city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sargeant-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 82% greater 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 204.8 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 214.8 miles away from Sargeant center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 450.0 miles away from Sargeant center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 256.3 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 329.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 428.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mower County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sargeant topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sargeant:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - COMFORCARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; AUSTIN, MN)
  • REM WOODVALE INC CEDAR IV (Hospital, about 13 miles away; AUSTIN, MN)
  • BURR OAK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; AUSTIN, MN)
  • GLENDALOUGH OF AUSTIN INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; AUSTIN, MN)
  • MEADOW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GRAND MEADOW, MN)
  • ST MARKS LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; AUSTIN, MN)
  • 1000 12TH STREET SOUTHWEST (Hospital, about 14 miles away; AUSTIN, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sargeant:

  • Riverland Community College (about 14 miles; Austin, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,321)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 24 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 48 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • St Olaf College (about 50 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 58 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Winona State University (about 61 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Luther College (about 61 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Sargeant Grain Elevator (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Mower 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:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.3%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

13.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Sargeant (2011 data):

  • First Farmers & Merchants State Bank: Sargeant Branch at 103 Main St Sw, branch established on 1993/08/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $84.3 mil, Deposits: $68.9 mil, headquarters in Brownsdale, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: 215 Holding Co.

For population 15 years and over in Sargeant:

Marital status in Sargeant, MN
  • Never married: 46.3%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

For population 25 years and over in Sargeant:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.2
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sargeant, MN (based on Mower County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant12,69730
Catholic9,39910
Evangelical Protestant3,57226
Other3162
None13,179-
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: 12
This county:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Mower County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Mower County:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Mower County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Mower County:

26.8%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$442
Sewerage 0$0 1$168
Financial Administration 0$0 3$810
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,420

Sargeant government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $19,000 ($316.67)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($183.33)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($150.00)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($83.33)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($50.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($50.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($33.33)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($16.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($33.33)

Sargeant government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,000 ($266.67)
    Other: $1,000 ($16.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($16.67)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($83.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($183.33)
  • Tax - Property: $27,000 ($450.00)

Sargeant government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($833.33)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($833.33)

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Olmsted County, MN  0.91% ($43,447 average AGI)
from Freeborn County, MN  0.49% ($38,156)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.33% ($31,961)


5.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,245 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Olmsted County, MN  0.96% ($46,353 average AGI)
to Freeborn County, MN  0.51% ($43,725)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.38% ($36,068)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sargeant:

  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KAUS (1480 AM; 1 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sargeant:

  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYBA (105.3 FM; STEWARTVILLE, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K252DM (98.3 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: AUSTIN CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KMSK (91.3 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFSI (92.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KOWZ-FM (100.9 FM; BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: BLOOMING PRAIRIE FARM RADIO INC.)
  • KQPR (96.1 FM; ALBERT LEA, MN; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • K277AD (103.3 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Sargeant:

  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K57EU (Channel 57; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K43DH (Channel 43; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K45DF (Channel 45; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K49DB (Channel 49; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K51CY (Channel 51; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K53DI (Channel 53; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K55FJ (Channel 55; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K61EU (Channel 61; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K52HH (Channel 52; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.6mTotal length
  • 1,227Total average daily traffic
  • 1,279Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0JGE, Grant Date: 10/23/1998, Expiration Date: 10/23/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/26/2010, Registrant: Steven E Larson, R 1 Box 79c, Sargeant, MN 55973

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4460S, N4460S, N-4460S, Serial Number: E-691, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 12/08/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Larry D Larson, 32910 640th Ave, Sargeant, MN 55973

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sargeant, MN
  • 90.0%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sargeant, MN
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Sargeant compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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