Spicer, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 1,222 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.5%
 
Males: 645  (52.8%)
Females: 577  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

47.8 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56288.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,777 (it was $33,913 in 2000)
Spicer:

$59,777
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $37,764 (it was $21,103 in 2000)

Spicer city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $196,787 (it was $96,700 in 2000)
Spicer:

$196,787
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $260,468; detached houses: $266,977; townhouses or other attached units: $236,842; in 2-unit structures: $143,161; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $157,169; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $199,806; mobile homes: $87,994; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $72,331

Median gross rent in 2019: $721.

March 2019 cost of living index in Spicer: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.7%
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  • Races in Spicer, MN (2019)
    • 1,13093.9%White alone
    • 473.9%Hispanic
    • 161.3%Two or more races

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Ancestries: German (30.5%), Norwegian (27.8%), European (9.1%), Swedish (6.8%), English (3.5%), Scandinavian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1171 feet

Land area: 1.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,127 people per square mile   (low).

Spicer, Minnesota map

35 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.9%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,753 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,359 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (43.4 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (83.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (432.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

New London, MN (2.1 miles ),
Kandiyohi, MN (2.6 miles ),
Willmar, MN (3.1 miles ),
Atwater, MN (3.2 miles ),
Regal, MN (3.6 miles),
Pennock, MN (3.6 miles ),
Grove City, MN (3.7 miles ),
Paynesville, MN (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 45.23 N, Longitude: 94.94 W

Area code: 320

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $228,800
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $223,500
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $182,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $308,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $302,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $500,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $500,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $218,700
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $287,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $232,900
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $610,900
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $659,300
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $303,400
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $230,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Spicer, MN residents
Average permit cost in Spicer, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +111 (+10.9%).
Most common industries in Spicer, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.6%)
  • Rail transportation (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.2%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Spicer, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Construction laborers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)

Average climate in Spicer, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Spicer-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/11/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Spicer city center injured 2 people.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spicer-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 38% 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 61.4 miles away from Spicer center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from Spicer center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 230.7 miles away from Spicer 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 100.9 miles away from Spicer center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 260.4 miles away from Spicer center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kandiyohi County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spicer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Spicer:

  • LAKEWOOD HOME (256 LAKE AVENUE NORTH)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Spicer:

  • LAKE REGION HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; NEW LONDON, MN)
  • BENEDICTINE LIVING COMMUNITY OF NEW LONDON (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NEW LONDON, MN)
  • QUALITY QUEST HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WILLMAR, MN)
  • WILLMAR REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WILLMAR, MN)
  • DIVINE HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WILLMAR, MN)
  • RICE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; WILLMAR, MN)
  • RICE HOSPICE PROGRAM (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WILLMAR, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spicer:

  • Ridgewater College (about 10 miles; Willmar, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 38 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 42 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 43 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 45 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 45 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 49 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)

Public school in Spicer:

  • PRAIRIE MEADOWS LEARNING CENTER (Location: 650 AGNES ST, Grades: PK)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Spicer: Spicer Fire Department (A), Spicer Library (B), Spicer City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Green Lake Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Spicer: Faith Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Spicer City Cemetery (1), Spicer Family Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Spicer: Green Lake Baseball Diamonds (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Big Kahuna Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 190 Progress Way).

Hotels: Spicer Castle Inn (11600 Indian Beach Road), Northern Inn Hotel & Suites On Green Lake (154 Lake Avenue South), Lakeview Motel (15150 Highway 23 Northeast).

Kandiyohi County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Spicer that have no violations reported:

  • GREEN LAKE SANITARY SEWER & WATER DIST. (Population served: 1,500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.0%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

21 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Spicer (2011 data):

  • Heritage Bank National Association: at 120 South Street West, branch established on 1964/10/08. Info updated 2011/07/27: Bank assets: $463.2 mil, Deposits: $380.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Bancshares Group, Inc.
  • United Prairie Bank: - Spicer Branch at 425 Access Drive, branch established on 1904/04/04. Info updated 2009/05/06: Bank assets: $565.8 mil, Deposits: $487.7 mil, headquarters in Mountain Lake, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Spicer:

Marital status in Spicer, MN
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Spicer:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Minnesota average:

10.6

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

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Religion statistics for Spicer, MN (based on Kandiyohi County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,66835
Evangelical Protestant8,75334
Catholic5,3764
Other2833
None11,159-
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: 8
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Kandiyohi County:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.3%
Minnesota:

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

13.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Spicer:

62.0%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

64.6%
State:

48.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.3
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

15.5%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.9%
State:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Spicer:

7.1
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.4%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

67.5%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Spicer:

81.7%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Spicer, MN Residents
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
Water Supply 3$12,748$50,9920$0
Financial Administration 3$12,931$51,7240$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$918
Totals for Government 6$25,679$51,3581$918

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,573,000 ($1287.23)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $534,000 ($436.99)
    Water Utilities: $325,000 ($265.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $233,000 ($190.67)
    Regular Highways: $179,000 ($146.48)
    Financial Administration: $173,000 ($141.57)
    General - Other: $171,000 ($139.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $141,000 ($115.38)
    Central Staff Services: $50,000 ($40.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $46,000 ($37.64)
    Police Protection: $44,000 ($36.01)
    Libraries: $26,000 ($21.28)
    Health - Other: $21,000 ($17.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $12,000 ($9.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $124,000 ($101.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $341,000 ($279.05)
    Local Fire Protection: $183,000 ($149.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $158,000 ($129.30)
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000 ($94.93)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($38.46)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($27.82)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($4.91)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $531,000 ($434.53)
    Other: $188,000 ($153.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($8.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($4.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000 ($21.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $286,000 ($234.04)
    General Revenue - Other: $167,000 ($136.66)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($21.28)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($3.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $305,000 ($249.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $47,000 ($38.46)
    Other: $43,000 ($35.19)
  • Tax - Property: $1,097,000 ($897.71)
    Other License: $60,000 ($49.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $16,000 ($13.09)

Spicer government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,425,000 ($5257.77)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,801,000 ($3110.47)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,570,000 ($2921.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $946,000 ($774.14)

Spicer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $165,000 ($135.02)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $232,000 ($189.85)

4.81% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,240 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
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 Stearns County, MN  0.42% ($47,685 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.29% ($47,740)
from Renville County, MN  0.27% ($26,681)


6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
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 Stearns County, MN  0.78% ($35,913 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.59% ($45,788)
to Swift County, MN  0.33% ($31,356)
Businesses in Spicer, MN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Spicer:

  • KWLM (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDJS (1590 AM; 1 kW; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • 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)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spicer:

  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K240CU (95.9 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KGLH-LP (96.9 FM; SPICER, MN; Owner: HOPE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • KLFN (106.5 FM; SUNBURG, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKLN (94.1 FM; ATWATER, MN; Owner: FLAGSHIP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBHZ (91.9 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KDJS-FM (95.3 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOLV (100.1 FM; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: BOLD RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXK (94.9 FM; COLD SPRING, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KZPK (98.9 FM; PAYNESVILLE, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Spicer:

  • K14LF (Channel 14; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K54GG (Channel 54; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K17FA (Channel 17; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K39FE (Channel 39; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K52GK (Channel 52; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K20GD (Channel 20; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K27CK (Channel 27; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: WILLMAR ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH)
  • K30FZ (Channel 30; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K44AE (Channel 44; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K46AC (Channel 46; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K48AH (Channel 48; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)

Spicer fatal accident list:

Aug 13, 2014 10:48 AM, Sr-23, Cr-58 Manitoba St, Lat: 45.236028, Lon: -94.939722, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 2, 1987 05:35 PM, 23, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.7mTotal length
  • 8,520Total average daily traffic
  • 560Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,520Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 7600 71st St Ne (Lat: 45.197472 Lon: -94.950278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140 m, Call Sign: WPQW853, Licensee ID: L00001014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.537 MHz, 862.537 MHz, 863.537 MHz, 864.537 MHz, 865.537 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2008, Expiration Date: 09/08/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2009, Certifier: Robin J Glenny, Registrant: Nextel Wip Expansion Two Corp.

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • PRESSURE SITE, Pressure Site 13 St Nw (Lat: 45.253500 Lon: -95.070306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.6 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WQOR800,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.225 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/2012, Expiration Date: 01/10/2022, Certifier: Ron Hagemeier, Registrant: Preffered Controls, 460 Husky Dr., Suite 102, Albany, MN 56307, Phone: (320) 845-6772, Fax: (320) 845-4354, Email:
  • LIFT STATION 2-B, 7814 North Shore Dr (Lat: 45.264972 Lon: -94.937056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WRFK622,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.100 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2020, Expiration Date: 03/20/2030, Certifier: Colleen Thompson, Registrant: West Central Communications, 612 Industrial Dr Sw, Willmar, MN 56201, Phone: (320) 235-0811, Email:
  • SPICER LIFT STATION, 218 Manitoba Ave (Lat: 45.232250 Lon: -94.944639), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WRFK626,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.100 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2020, Expiration Date: 03/20/2030, Certifier: Colleen Thompson, Registrant: West Central Communciations, 612 Industrial Dr Sw, Willmar, MN 56201, Phone: (320) 235-0811, Email:
  • LIFT STATION 2-A, 9782 North Shore Dr (Lat: 45.272250 Lon: -94.911611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WRFK628,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.100 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2020, Expiration Date: 03/20/2030, Certifier: Colleen Thompson, Registrant: West Central Communications, 612 Industrial Dr Sw, Willmar, MN 56201, Phone: (320) 235-0811, Email:
  • GREEN LAKE WATER TOW, 121 96 North Shore Dr (Lat: 45.274778 Lon: -94.876333), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WRFK638,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.100 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2020, Expiration Date: 03/20/2030, Certifier: Colleen Thompson, Registrant: West Central Communications, 612 Industrial Dr Sw, Willmar, MN 56201, Phone: (320) 235-0811, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Spicer)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Spicer)

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 fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 19 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Spicer, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (49.2%), and Outside Fires (29.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Spicer, MN
    • 9749.2%Structure Fires
    • 5829.4%Outside Fires
    • 3316.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 94.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Spicer, MN
Most common first names in Spicer, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2377.7 years
Mary1477.5 years
Carl1378.8 years
Anna1287.2 years
William1269.5 years
Alice1281.3 years
Richard1264.2 years
Donald1175.6 years
Arthur1176.0 years
George1177.1 years
Most common last names in Spicer, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2881.1 years
Nelson2481.6 years
Peterson1975.2 years
Anderson1878.3 years
Olson1476.4 years
Thompson1477.9 years
Larson1182.3 years
Hanson1176.0 years
Carlson1078.8 years
Jensen981.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Spicer, MN
  • 75.9%Utility gas
  • 19.7%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Spicer, MN
  • 79.9%Electricity
  • 20.1%Utility gas


Spicer compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 11 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Nathan C. Grotelueschen (3)
  • Truman K. Homme (2)
  • Marshall K. Brinton (2)
  • Kelly Morrell (1)
  • Landon J. Fries (1)
  • Brian L. Douglass (1)
  • Janet Remus (1)
  • Daryl Ingalsbe (1)
  • Carl Raymond Douglass, Iii (1)
  • Jeffrey Dean Dierenfeld (1)

Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2023.