Seaforth, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 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 (it was $15,089 in 2000)

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 2012: 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 (40.9%), United States (19.4%), Irish (8.6%), Norwegian (4.3%), Polish (4.3%).

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: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seaforth city:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 22.8%

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%)

Seaforth satellite photo by USGS

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

Seaforth household income distribution Seaforth home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Minnesota:

4.6%

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%)

Average climate in Seaforth, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Seaforth-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 22% 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 79% 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 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 202.6 miles away from the city 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 214.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 117.6 miles away from Seaforth center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 163.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 10, 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 and 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)
  • REDWOOD FALLS DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)
  • REDWOOD AREA HOSP HOSPICE SER (Hospital, about 12 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)
  • REDWOOD AREA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, MN)
  • WOOD DALE HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; REDWOOD FALLS, 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: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 26 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Ridgewater College (about 48 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • South Central College (about 67 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 68 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 70 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • South Dakota State University (about 73 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.1. This is about average.

City:

74.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.37. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.37
U.S.:

9.14
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 significantly below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Seaforth travel time to work - commute Seaforth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Other fuel (9%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 87.76%
Here: 87.8%
USA: 50.2%

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.
Minnesota:

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

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Redwood County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

13.0%
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

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)

4.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,446 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Renville County, MN  0.65% ($27,857 average AGI)
from Lyon County, MN  0.39% ($25,240)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.28% ($18,167)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,318 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Renville County, MN  0.57% ($28,243 average AGI)
to Lyon County, MN  0.53% ($22,412)
to Brown County, MN  0.46% ($32,333)

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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