Shevlin, Minnesota

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Population in 2012: 177 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.6%
 
Males: 83  (47.1%)
Females: 94  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 56676

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,289 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Shevlin:

$31,289
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,897 (it was $20,015 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,563 (it was $30,200 in 2000)
Shevlin:

$84,563
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $96,689; Detached houses: $104,213; Mobile homes: $71,429

Median gross rent in 2012: $627.

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  • White alone - 157 (89.2%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (5.1%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (2.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Shevlin: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (20.6%), German (19.0%), Irish (8.3%), Swedish (5.6%), United States (5.6%), Dutch (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1450 feet

Land area: 0.80 square miles.

Population density: 222 people per square mile   (very low).

Shevlin, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Shevlin:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shevlin city:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $633 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $650 (0.7%)

Shevlin satellite photo by USGS

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) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Latitude: 47.53 N, Longitude: 95.26 W

Area code: 218

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

9.6%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+1.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (14%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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 near Minnesota state average. It is 88% 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 the city 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 the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 765.5 miles away from Shevlin center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 301.4 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 Clearwater County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shevlin topographic map

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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.7%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.4% for American Indian residents, 75.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  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

Shevlin compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (70%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Shevlin city (based on Clearwater County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.14%
Here: 52.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents56.1%12.6%12.2%6.6%12.5%
Congregations40.0%5.0%25.0%5.0%25.0%
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: 4
Clearwater 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
Here:

10.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Clearwater County:

27.0%
Minnesota:

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

17.4%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$106
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,938
Firefighters 0$0 1$80
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$258
Totals for Government 0$0 13$2,382

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

  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $27,000 ($152.54)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($129.94)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($45.20)
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000 ($39.55)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($22.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($11.30)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($11.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($11.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($192.09)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $80,000 ($451.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $48,000 ($271.19)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($22.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $14,000 ($79.10)
    All Other: $9,000 ($50.85)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($45.20)
    NEC: $4,000 ($22.60)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $94,000 ($531.07)

6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,951 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
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 Beltrami County, MN  1.77% ($28,904 average AGI)
from Polk County, MN  0.72% ($39,476)


7.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
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 Beltrami County, MN  2.16% ($24,219 average AGI)
to Polk County, MN  0.61% ($21,056)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.37% ($26,545)

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.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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
    Registrant: Great Lakes Gas Transmission, 5250 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-7464, Fax: (248) 205-4464, Email:
  • Shevlin HBD, Bnsf Mp 70.1 Hbd (Lat: 47.526472 Lon: -95.298444), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPYP208
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2003, Expiration Date: 09/18/2013, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34094 , Serial Number: 2959, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Will A Luggar, 38211 County Rd 2, Shevlin, MN 56676
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82274 , Serial Number: 18-7909087, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne M Wilde, 4940 Clearline Rd Nw, Shevlin, MN 56676
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9534D , Serial Number: 22-6450, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 01/04/1988
    Registrant (Corporation): Clearwater Adventures LLC, Po Box 63, Shevlin, MN 56676

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shevlin, MN
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