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Population in 2012: 85 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.4%
 

Males: 38  (44.8%)
Females: 47  (55.2%)

Median resident age:  36.5 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56287, 56293.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,152 (it was $27,143 in 2000)
Seaforth:

$26,152
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,089

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $45,908 (it was $14,400 in 2000)
Seaforth:

$45,908
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $183,133; Detached houses: $183,133

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  • White alone - 84 (97.7%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (2.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Seaforth: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (41.9%), United States (16.1%), Irish (8.6%), Norwegian (5.4%), Polish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1050 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 84 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Seaforth:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 20.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seaforth city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 21.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $400 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $340 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (93.7 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (106.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (426.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Vesta, MN (2.2 miles ), Lucan, MN (2.5 miles ), Wabasso, MN (2.5 miles ), Belview, MN (3.0 miles ), Delhi, MN (3.2 miles) , Echo, MN (3.3 miles ), Redwood Falls, MN (3.4 miles ), Milroy, MN (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 44.48 N, Longitude: 95.33 W

Area code: 507

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-11.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Seaforth-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Seaforth city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 tornado 41.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Seaforth-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 98% 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 89.5 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 95.3 miles away from Seaforth center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.6 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 Redwood County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Seaforth:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - WABASSO (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WABASSO, MN)
  • REDWOOD FALLS SOCS (Hospital, about 11 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)
  • REDWOOD CO PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)

Political contributions by individuals in Seaforth, MN

Airports located in Seaforth:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seaforth:

  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 22 miles; Marshall, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,730)
  • Ridgewater College (about 48 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 2,670)
  • South Central College (about 67 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,118)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 69 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 70 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 12,138)
  • South Dakota State University (about 73 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 9,084)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 91 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,057)

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Notable locations in Seaforth: Seaforth Fire Department (A), Seaforth Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Marys Cemetery (1), Saint Pauls Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 
Redwood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Seaforth that have no violations reported:

  • SEAFORTH COMMUNITY BUILDING (Population served: 83, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.1%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Seaforth compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Seaforth travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Other fuel (13%)
  • Electricity (6%)

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Religion statistics for Seaforth city (based on Redwood County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 87.76%
Here87.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents36.7%32.3%14.2%8.8%2.8%
Congregations22.4%26.5%12.2%14.3%6.1%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents2.1%1.2%1.1%0.5%0.3%
Congregations6.1%4.1%2.0%2.0%4.1%
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: 5
Redwood County:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Redwood County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Redwood County:

27.2%
State:

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

11.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$874
Firefighters 0$0 12$159
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,490
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$86
Totals for Government 0$0 21$2,609

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($35.29)
  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $9,000 ($105.88)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($82.35)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($47.06)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($35.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($23.53)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($23.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($11.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($129.41)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $3,000 ($35.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($11.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $19,000 ($223.53)
    All Other: $6,000 ($70.59)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($82.35)
    NEC: $1,000 ($11.76)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $18,000 ($211.76)

5.19% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
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 Renville County, MN  0.73% ($41,891 average AGI)
from Lyon County, MN  0.53% ($25,515)
from Brown County, MN  0.45% ($26,607)


6.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
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 Lyon County, MN  0.63% ($25,025 average AGI)
to Renville County, MN  0.50% ($33,531)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.47% ($23,533)

Strongest AM radio stations in Seaforth:

  • KLGR (1490 AM; 1 kW; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KMHL (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: K M H L BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seaforth:

  • KNSG (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLGR-FM (97.7 FM; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • K292FC (106.3 FM; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KARL (105.1 FM; TRACY, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KARZ (107.5 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K277AI (103.3 FM; RUSSELL, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Seaforth:

  • KRWF (Channel 43; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K46FY (Channel 46; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K17BV (Channel 17; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORP.)
  • K39CH (Channel 39; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K54GH (Channel 54; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K19CV (Channel 19; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K48GQ (Channel 48; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K52GU (Channel 52; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 81
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 81

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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