Shafer, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 1,043 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +204.1%
Males: 540  (51.8%)
Females: 503  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  32.4 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 55074.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $54,849 (it was $41,667 in 2000)
Shafer:

$54,849
MN:

$63,488

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $23,372 (it was $17,561 in 2000)

Shafer city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $130,720 (it was $84,300 in 2000)
Shafer:

$130,720
MN:

$200,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $224,837; Detached houses: $234,836; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,513; In 2-unit structures: $489,102; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $132,801; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,997; Mobile homes: $58,933

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,038.

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  • Races in Shafer, MN (2010)

    Shafer races chart
    • 99595.2%White alone
    • 212.0%Hispanic
    • 171.6%Two or more races
    • 50.5%Black alone
    • 30.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

Races in Shafer detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shafer: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (17.9%), Swedish (17.5%), American (14.6%), German (11.3%), English (6.0%), Irish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 940 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,644 people per square mile   (low).

Shafer,MN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Shafer:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shafer city:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Minnesota:

7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,951 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $296 (1.1%)

Shafer satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coon Rapids, MN (31.0 miles , pop. 61,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (34.8 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (352.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Center City, MN (1.9 miles ), Taylors Falls, MN (2.1 miles ), Lindstrom, MN (2.2 miles ), Osceola, WI (2.2 miles ), St. Croix Falls, WI (2.4 miles ), Dresser, WI (2.4 miles ), Chisago City, MN (2.6 miles ), Scandia, MN (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $65,400

Latitude: 45.39 N, Longitude: 92.75 W

Shafer household income distribution Shafer home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-6.8%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Shafer: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Shafer, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shafer-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the Shafer city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 22.0 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shafer-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 94% 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 160.8 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 172.9 miles away from Shafer center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 336.7 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 201.2 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 113.0 miles away from Shafer center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 333.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chisago County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shafer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Shafer:

  • SOUTH CENTER MANOR (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CENTER CITY, MN)
  • THERAPEUTIC COMM RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LINDSTROM, MN)
  • L O SIMENSTAD NUR CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; OSCEOLA, WI)
  • ST CROIX REG MED CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SAINT CROIX FALLS, WI)
  • FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL CHISAGO LAKES (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CHISAGO CITY, MN)
  • FAIRVIEW CHISAGO LAKES C AND NC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CHISAGO CITY, MN)
  • ST CROIX FALLS DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SAINT CROIX FALLS, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shafer:

  • Century College (about 27 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; Full-time enrollment: 7,393)
  • Bethel University (about 31 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 32 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 33 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 34 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Saint Paul College (about 35 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)
  • Hamline University (about 36 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,818)

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Notable location: Shafer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Franconia Sculpture Park (Museums; 29815 Unity Avenue).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.2. This is better than average.

City:

57.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.25
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.0%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Minnesota average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Shafer city (based on Chisago County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,77116
Evangelical Protestant7,02830
Catholic6,0894
Other4722
Orthodox552
None30,472-
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: 6
Chisago County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Chisago County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Chisago County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

5.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Chisago County:

27.7%
Minnesota:

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

10.0%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Shafer:

49.5%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.4%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.0%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Shafer:

9.4%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shafer:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

44.5%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Shafer:

57.2%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Shafer:

82.7%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shafer, MN Residents
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,491
Other Government Administration 1$4,421$53,05216$1,015
Solid Waste Management 1$3,700$44,4000$0
Water Supply 1$3,888$46,6560$0
Totals for Government 3$12,009$48,03617$3,506

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $136,000 ($130.39)
    General - Other: $76,000 ($72.87)
    Financial Administration: $59,000 ($56.57)
    Fire Protection: $51,000 ($48.90)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($16.30)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($6.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($1.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($18.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($19.18)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($9.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $55,000 ($52.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($23.97)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $2,000 ($1.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $61,000 ($58.49)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($8.63)
    Special Assessments: $9,000 ($8.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $176,000 ($168.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $37,000 ($35.47)
    All Other: $16,000 ($15.34)
  • Tax - Property: $149,000 ($142.86)
    NEC: $10,000 ($9.59)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $427,000 ($409.40)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $318,000 ($304.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $402,000 ($385.43)
    Other, NEC: $291,000 ($279.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $27,000 ($25.89)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($23.97)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $345,000 ($330.78)

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,023 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($409 average AGI)
Chisago County:

0.05%
Minnesota average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washington County, MN  1.16% ($38,128 average AGI)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.97% ($37,076)
from Anoka County, MN  0.82% ($40,386)


7.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
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 Washington County, MN  1.13% ($45,446 average AGI)
to Ramsey County, MN  0.97% ($31,065)
to Anoka County, MN  0.88% ($38,300)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shafer:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shafer:

  • KMKL (90.3 FM; NORTH BRANCH, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLKX-FM (95.9 FM; FOREST LAKE, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGVY (105.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shafer:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 29835 Saint Croix Trail (117025) (Lat: 45.380556 Lon: -92.700583), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 46.3 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KNKA247
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Christopher B Page, 29835 St. Croix Trail (275049) (Lat: 45.380556 Lon: -92.700583), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE SUITE 700
  • Bridget Carter, 29835 St. Croix Trail (275049) (Lat: 45.380556 Lon: -92.700583), Type: 48.8, Structure height: 27025 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 6782656770, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY
  • V Manning, 29835 St. Croix Trail (275049) (Lat: 45.380556 Lon: -92.700583), Type: 48.8, Structure height: 27025 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Registrant: 6782656770, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Int Redwing Ave & Hwy 8 (Lat: 45.381639 Lon: -92.754111), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPID232
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.375 MHzGrant Date: 10/18/2005, Expiration Date: 09/11/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2015, Certifier: Tim DanielsonRegistrant: Sy Com Inc, 6710 Penn Ave So, Minneapolis, MN 55423, Phone: (612) 861-3451, Fax: (612) 861-0969

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MS72XC305, 17656 303rd St. (Lat: 45.387194 Lon: -92.746472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.9 m, Call Sign: WQPZ331
    Assigned Frequencies: 17915.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/26/2022, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • SHAFER, 29835 Saint Croix Trail (Lat: 45.380556 Lon: -92.700583), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQUP381
    Assigned Frequencies: 19425.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/02/2014, Expiration Date: 09/02/2024, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: K0UBI, Grant Date: 03/12/1996, Expiration Date: 03/12/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2008, Registrant: Dury A Miller, 18263 255th St, Shafer, MN 55074
  • Call Sign: KB0YYE, Licensee ID: L00908768, Grant Date: 09/15/2006, Expiration Date: 11/13/2016, Cancellation Date: 05/16/2014, Certifier: Francis P Husnik Jr, Registrant: Francis P Husnik Jr, 26221 Redwing Ave, Shafer, MN 55074-9614
  • Call Sign: KC0BIM, Licensee ID: L01276315, Grant Date: 04/26/2007, Expiration Date: 06/19/2017, Certifier: Terrence R Johnson, Registrant: Terrence R Johnson, 17100 Pleasant Valley Rd, Shafer, MN 55074
  • Call Sign: N9ZEX, Licensee ID: L00152863, Grant Date: 09/17/2014, Expiration Date: 12/14/2024, Registrant: Bret S Hedrington, 30700 Shady Ave, Shafer, MN 55074
  • Call Sign: KD0PPY, Licensee ID: L01663133, Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 09/23/2021, Certifier: Patrick J Barrett, Registrant: Patrick J Barrett, 17613 306th St, Shafer, MN 55074
  • Call Sign: KD0WBG, Licensee ID: L01799516, Grant Date: 07/03/2013, Expiration Date: 07/03/2023, Certifier: Daniel D Brown Ii, Registrant: Daniel D Brown Ii, 30620 Regal Ave, Shafer, MN 55074

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: NAVION NAVION H (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2518T , Serial Number: NAV-4-2518, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Beauregard E Rivard, 20802 Lake Blvd, Shafer, MN 55074
  • Aircraft: HAYES JAMES C CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75502 , Serial Number: CH2-0607-LSS-0134, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 08/12/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Steven R Luginbill, 25444 Sawmill Ave, Shafer, MN 55074

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$197,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1107.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Shafer, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Donald473.0 years
George477.2 years
Margaret471.8 years
Paul477.8 years
Carl376.3 years
Herbert375.4 years
Mary381.0 years
James360.7 years
Arthur376.7 years
Willard374.0 years
Most common last names in Shafer, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1073.7 years
Nelson873.2 years
Carlson774.6 years
Vitalis674.9 years
Olson676.4 years
Anderson579.4 years
Mattson473.5 years
Sellman477.5 years
Lindgren364.0 years
Slattengren384.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Shafer compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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