Shevlin, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 175 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.4%
 
Males: 79  (45.2%)
Females: 96  (54.8%)
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 56676

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,882 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Shevlin:

$56,882
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,413 (it was $20,015 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $73,873 (it was $30,200 in 2000)
Shevlin:

$73,873
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $64,258; detached houses: $88,878; mobile homes: $25,722

Median gross rent in 2019: $767.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shevlin: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.9%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Shevlin, MN (2019)
    • 14996.1%White alone
    • 21.3%Two or more races
    • 10.6%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: Norwegian (54.8%), German (12.3%), French (9.6%), American (6.8%), Swedish (4.1%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1450 feet

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 220 people per square mile   (very low).

Shevlin, Minnesota map

5 residents are foreign born (3.2% North America).

This city:

3.2%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $719 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $700 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (85.8 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (201.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (541.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Solway, MN (2.5 miles),
Bagley, MN (2.6 miles ),
Leonard, MN (2.9 miles),
Wilton, MN (3.5 miles),
Ebro, MN (3.6 miles),
Clearbrook, MN (3.7 miles ),
Rice Lake, MN (3.9 miles ),
Lengby, MN (4.2 miles)

Latitude: 47.53 N, Longitude: 95.26 W

Area code: 218

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

Shevlin satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+1.9%).
Most common industries in Shevlin, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.6%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (12.2%)
  • Truck transportation (12.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (8.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.2%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food & beverage stores (16.3%)
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (14.0%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.7%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Shevlin, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (18.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (16.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (20.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (14.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.6%)
  • Cashiers (7.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)

Average climate in Shevlin, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shevlin-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 64.5 miles away from the Shevlin city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/6/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 39.7 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Shevlin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 41% 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 133.9 miles away from Shevlin center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 137.4 miles away from Shevlin center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 304.0 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 142.5 miles away from Shevlin center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 118.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 120.5 miles away from Shevlin center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Shevlin:

  • PINE RIDGE RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BAGLEY, MN)
  • CLEARWATER CO NSG SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BAGLEY, MN)
  • SANFORD BAGLEY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; BAGLEY, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - CLEARBROOK (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CLEARBROOK, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shevlin:

  • Bemidji State University (about 19 miles; Bemidji, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,316)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 85 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 85 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 85 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • University of North Dakota (about 89 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 95 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Shevlin include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Clearwater Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Our Lady of Victory Cemetery (1), Shevlin Cemetery (2), Landstad Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Clearwater County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.0%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.9%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Shevlin:

Marital status in Shevlin, MN
  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Shevlin:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.3
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shevlin, MN (based on Clearwater County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,1518
Evangelical Protestant1,73617
Catholic3601
Other2163
None4,232-
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: 4
This county:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Clearwater County:

9.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Clearwater County:

10.94 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.8%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.0%
State:

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

17.4%
Minnesota:

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
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$255
Firefighters 0$0 1$163
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,107
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,525

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

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $81,000 ($462.86)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($251.43)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($102.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($91.43)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($28.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $3,000 ($17.14)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($17.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $11,000 ($62.86)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($17.14)

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

  • Charges - Other: $45,000 ($257.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($45.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($51.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($85.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $31,000 ($177.14)
  • Tax - Property: $35,000 ($200.00)
    Other License: $4,000 ($22.86)

4.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,389 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
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 Beltrami County, MN  1.52% ($41,229 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shevlin:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKBJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KBUN (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: PAUL BUNYAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shevlin:

  • KKEQ (107.1 FM; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKCQ-FM (96.7 FM; BAGLEY, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKZY (95.5 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: BG BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBHP (101.1 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: PAUL BUNYAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKBJ-FM (103.7 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBJI (98.3 FM; BLACKDUCK, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCRB-FM (88.5 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNBJ (91.3 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Shevlin:

  • KAWE (Channel 9; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MINNESOTA PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K28DD (Channel 28; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K30DK (Channel 30; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFTC (Channel 26; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)

Shevlin fatal accident list:

Sep 26, 2017 07:46 PM, Us-2 1st St, Lat: 47.529122, Lon: -95.260647, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.5mTotal length
  • 403Total average daily traffic
  • 425Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Shevlin)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Cr 21 4.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 47.584667 Lon: -95.200278), Call Sign: KLQ563,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.370 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2011, Expiration Date: 02/08/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2016, Registrant: Great Lakes Gas Transmission Limited Partnership, 5250 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-4520, Fax: (248) 205-4620, Email:
  • SHEVLIN DED, Bnsf Ls31 Mp70.1 - Shevlin Ded (Lat: 47.526361 Lon: -95.298500), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.7 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPYP208,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.500 MHz, 161.385 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2013, Expiration Date: 09/18/2023, Certifier: Robert C Leedham, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shevlin)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3039V, N3039V, N-3039V, Serial Number: 15076364, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 09/13/2016
    Registrant (Individual): David J Dahl, 24541 340th St, Shevlin, MN 56676

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of fires - 16 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Shevlin, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.5%), and Structure Fires (41.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Shevlin, MN
    • 7545.5%Outside Fires
    • 6841.2%Structure Fires
    • 2012.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shevlin, MN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shevlin, MN
  • 57.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.4%Electricity
  • 21.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shevlin, MN
  • 71.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Shevlin compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above 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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