Silver Bay, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 1,762 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.8%
 
Males: 847  (48.1%)
Females: 915  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

52.1 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 55614.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,835 (it was $36,524 in 2000)
Silver Bay:

$49,835
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,885 (it was $16,958 in 2000)

Silver Bay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $105,005 (it was $47,700 in 2000)
Silver Bay:

$105,005
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $142,373; detached houses: $141,167

Median gross rent in 2019: $808.

March 2019 cost of living index in Silver Bay: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.1%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.8% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Silver Bay, MN (2019)
    • 1,62393.0%White alone
    • 462.6%Two or more races
    • 331.9%Hispanic
    • 120.7%Other race alone
    • 100.6%Asian alone
    • 90.5%Black alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Silver Bay, Minnesota as of July 02, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Silver Bay is 1,729 to 1.


Crime rates in Silver Bay by year

Type

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A2
(107.5)
1
(54.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(105.2)
2
(105.7)
1
(53.7)
1
(54.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(210.3)
5
(264.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(108.2)
1
(55.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(55.4)
10
(525.8)
3
(158.5)
1
(53.7)
3
(162.3)
1
(55.1)
1
(55.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.6)
1
(52.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index46.6103.092.498.968.26.12.20.00.00.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Silver Bay, MN

Crime rate in Silver Bay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.83
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (26.8%), Finnish (14.3%), Norwegian (11.8%), American (8.8%), Swedish (6.6%), Irish (6.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 7.72 square miles.

Population density: 228 people per square mile   (very low).

Silver Bay, Minnesota map

21 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,114 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $684 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (53.3 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (184.2 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (416.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Beaver Bay, MN (1.7 miles),
Finland, MN (2.9 miles),
Two Harbors, MN (5.1 miles ),
Cornucopia, WI (5.6 miles),
Herbster, WI (5.6 miles),
Russell, WI (5.7 miles ),
Bell, WI (5.9 miles ),
Clover, WI (5.9 miles )

Latitude: 47.29 N, Longitude: 91.27 W

Area code: 218

Distribution of median household income in Silver Bay, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Silver Bay, MN in 2019
Silver Bay satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $85,400
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $169,100
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $119,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Silver Bay, MN residents
Average permit cost in Silver Bay, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +171 (+9.0%).
Most common industries in Silver Bay, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (20.0%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (31.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Utilities (3.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.7%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Silver Bay, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Extraction workers (4.8%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)

Average climate in Silver Bay, Minnesota

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Earthquake activity:

Silver Bay-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 71% 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 253.3 miles away from Silver Bay center
On 3/2/2017 at 16:53:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 67.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 68.2 miles away from Silver Bay center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 69.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/24/2020 at 17:23:43, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 ML) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from Silver Bay center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Silver Bay topographic map

Airports located in Silver Bay:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silver Bay:

  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 51 miles; Duluth, MN; Full-time enrollment: 10,612)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 52 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Lake Superior College (about 55 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 56 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 112 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 129 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 154 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)

Public high school in Silver Bay:

Public elementary/middle school in Silver Bay:

See full list of schools located in Silver Bay

Library in Silver Bay:

  • SILVER BAY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $164,127; Location: 9 DAVIS DRIVE; 28,438 books; 15,561 e-books; 2,503 audio materials; 1,025 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Silver Bay: Silver Bay Country Club (A), Silver Bay Police Department (B), Silver Bay Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Silver Bay include: Bay Area Vineyard (A), Sychar Lutheran Church (B), United Protestant Church (C), Faith Lutheran Church (D), Silver Bay Baptist Church (E), Saint Mary's Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Bear Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Bay Area Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 80 Outer Drive).

Hotels: AmericInn Silver Bay (150 Mensing Drive), Outer Inn (46 Outer Drive), Michels Charles (6598 Lakeside Estates Road), Mariner Motel of Silver Bay (46 Outer Drive), Stone Hearth Inn (6598 Lakeside Estates Road), Spirit of Gitche Gumee (6228 Highway 61).

Lake 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:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.8%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
85 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Silver Bay (2011 data):

  • The Lake Bank: Silver Bay Branch at 88 Outer Drive, branch established on 1993/11/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $99.8 mil, Deposits: $89.6 mil, headquarters in Two Harbors, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mesaba Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Silver Bay Branch at 36 Shopping Center, branch established on 1955/06/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Silver Bay:

Marital status in Silver Bay, MN
  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Silver Bay:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Silver Bay
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Silver Bay, MN (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,03712
Catholic1,3932
Evangelical Protestant1,06012
Other33
None2,373-
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: 2
This county:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Lake County:

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Lake County:

16.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lake County:

7.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.0%
Minnesota:

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

16.4%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Silver Bay:

58.8%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Silver Bay:

55.5%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Silver Bay:

28.0
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.4%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

3.8%
State:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Silver Bay:

7.0
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Silver Bay:

31.5%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Silver Bay:

62.8%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Silver Bay:

75.2%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Silver Bay, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$28,606$68,6540$0
Streets and Highways 4$21,273$63,8190$0
Financial Administration 4$20,409$61,2271$917
Water Supply 3$17,934$71,7360$0
Parks and Recreation 3$14,993$59,9720$0
Local Libraries 1$5,527$66,3243$5,908
Totals for Government 20$108,741$65,2454$6,824

Silver Bay government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $112,000 ($63.56)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $925,000 ($524.97)
    Water Utilities: $642,000 ($364.36)
    Sewerage: $590,000 ($334.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $586,000 ($332.58)
    Police Protection: $559,000 ($317.25)
    Regular Highways: $529,000 ($300.23)
    General - Other: $380,000 ($215.66)
    Financial Administration: $310,000 ($175.94)
    Libraries: $215,000 ($122.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $75,000 ($42.57)
    Air Transportation: $32,000 ($18.16)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($18.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($10.22)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($1.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($7.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $252,000 ($143.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000 ($104.43)
    Water Utilities: $79,000 ($44.84)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($15.32)
    Libraries: $17,000 ($9.65)
    Liquor Stores: $11,000 ($6.24)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($2.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($4.54)

Silver Bay government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,270,000 ($720.77)
    Other: $245,000 ($139.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $192,000 ($108.97)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($6.81)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,000 ($1.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $220,000 ($124.86)
    Highways: $14,000 ($7.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $90,000 ($51.08)
    Special Assessments: $21,000 ($11.92)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($11.35)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($2.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,518,000 ($861.52)
    Liquor Stores: $1,015,000 ($576.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,116,000 ($633.37)
    Other: $285,000 ($161.75)
    Highways: $17,000 ($9.65)
  • Tax - Property: $1,165,000 ($661.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $81,000 ($45.97)
    Other License: $8,000 ($4.54)

Silver Bay government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $261,000 ($148.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $243,000 ($137.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,000 ($10.22)

Silver Bay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,458,000 ($1962.54)

6.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Louis County, MN  1.92% ($50,882 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.45% ($89,700)


5.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
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 St. Louis County, MN  2.41% ($49,906 average AGI)
Businesses in Silver Bay, MN
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Silver Bay:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silver Bay:

  • W280AA (103.9 FM; SILVER BAY, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • WXXZ (95.3 FM; GRAND MARAIS, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
Silver Bay fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Silver Bay fatal accident list:

Dec 9, 1995 01:45 PM, 61, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 19, 1993 10:15 PM, 61, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 15, 1983 12:25 AM, 61, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 1979 12:12 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 40.9mTotal length
  • $1,309,001,000Total costs
  • 20,565Total average daily traffic
  • 1,608Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,958Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Silver Bay, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Silver Bay, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Silver Bay)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Water Tower Rd (Lat: 47.294917 Lon: -91.296833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPJG311, Licensee ID: L00195273,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2018, Expiration Date: 02/10/2028, Certifier: Gregory A Kitchak, Registrant: Range Paging Inc, 4353 Jessica Court, Eagan, MN 55123, Phone: (800) 517-7243, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Th 61 5 Mi N (Lat: 47.320194 Lon: -91.212111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 98 m, Call Sign: WQS275, Licensee ID: L00001503,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.190 MHz, Grant Date: 11/26/2002, Expiration Date: 02/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2013, Certifier: Joseph G Dobesh Iii, Registrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (612) 215-1294, Fax: (612) 297-5735
  • Water Tower (Lat: 47.294361 Lon: -91.296833), Call Sign: WAU706,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.6400 MHz, 75.6800 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2004, Expiration Date: 11/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/23/2014, Registrant: County Of Lake, 613 3rd Avenue, Two Harbors, MN 55616, Phone: (218) 834-8385, Fax: (218) 834-8445, Email:
  • Silver Bay Water Tank (Lat: 47.294361 Lon: -91.296833), Call Sign: KNFL688, Licensee ID: L00077504,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.265 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/1997, Expiration Date: 05/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2002, Registrant: Lake Superior School Dist 381, 405 4th Ave, Two Harbors, MN 55616, Phone: (218) 834-8213
  • Lat: 47.294444 Lon: -91.259444, Call Sign: WPOZ840,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.487 MHz, 469.487 MHz, 464.562 MHz, 469.562 MHz, 451.837 MHz, 456.837 MHz, 451.187 MHz, 451.287 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 456.287 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2014, Expiration Date: 09/16/2024, Certifier: Jim Stone, Registrant: Cattron Theimeg, 58 W Shenango St, Sharpsville, PA 16150, Phone: (724) 962-3571, Fax: (724) 962-4310
  • Ne 1/4 Of Se 1/4 Sec 31 T56n R7w (Lat: 47.292417 Lon: -91.265722), Call Sign: KTG880,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.250 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2002, Expiration Date: 02/06/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/23/2011, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Golf Course Rd (Lat: 47.282139 Lon: -91.284333), Call Sign: KUU718,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.8800 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2001, Expiration Date: 12/09/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2008, Certifier: Barth J Wolf, Registrant: Minnesota Energy Resources, 2850 South Ashland Avenue, Green Bay, WI 54307-9002, Phone: (920) 617-5166, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Silver Bay)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: OLSON TERRY G KITFOX S7 SUPER SPOR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 141AB, N141AB, N-141AB, Serial Number: KA13243271, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 03/01/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Terry G Olson, 6049 Little Marais Rd, Silver Bay, MN 55614
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28028, N28028, N-28028, Serial Number: 79-30948, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 12/12/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Jeremiah J Mitchell, 13 Law Dr, Silver Bay, MN 55614
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75074, N75074, N-75074, Serial Number: 28-7615245, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 12/10/1986
    Registrant (Individual): John C Miller, 5772 Lax Lake Rd, Silver Bay, MN 55614
  • Aircraft: RANUM ROY W/PSYCHO ACFT MFG CO BD 5 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 37BD, N37BD, N-37BD, Serial Number: 3636B, Certificate Issue Date: 05/05/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Roy W Ranum, 5275 Williams Rd, Silver Bay, MN 55614
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86376, N86376, N-86376, Serial Number: 11AC187, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Melvin R Fadness, Box 81, Silver Bay, MN 55614
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/18/2017

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 21 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Silver Bay, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.0%), and Outside Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Silver Bay, MN
    • 5144.0%Structure Fires
    • 3631.0%Outside Fires
    • 2118.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 86.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Silver Bay, MN
Most common first names in Silver Bay, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2274.6 years
William1774.0 years
Robert1471.8 years
Richard1373.9 years
Mary1279.1 years
James1268.5 years
George1173.8 years
Donald976.5 years
Charles976.3 years
Kenneth875.1 years
Most common last names in Silver Bay, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1674.9 years
Carlson871.9 years
Fenstad787.9 years
Anderson680.3 years
Olson690.7 years
Hanson575.6 years
Houle582.6 years
Larson575.6 years
Miller576.8 years
Peterson585.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Silver Bay, MN
  • 85.7%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Electricity
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Silver Bay, MN
  • 56.5%Utility gas
  • 22.1%Electricity
  • 17.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Other fuel


Silver Bay compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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