St. Leo, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 98 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 
Males: 44  (45.0%)
Females: 54  (55.0%)
Median resident age:  49.5 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 56264

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,247 (it was $23,125 in 2000)
St. Leo:

$34,247
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,804 (it was $15,275 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $36,727 (it was $36,900 in 2000)
St. Leo:

$36,727
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $55,033; Detached houses: $55,033

Median gross rent in 2012: $417.

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  • White alone - 93 (93.0%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (2.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. Leo: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.9%), French (5.3%), Norwegian (4.8%), United States (3.7%), Italian (3.2%), Swiss (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1119 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 373 people per square mile   (very low).

St. Leo, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in St. Leo:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Leo city:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

11 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.3%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $575 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $425 (1.1%)

St. Leo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (88.3 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (137.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (465.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Porter, MN (2.8 miles) , Taunton, MN (2.9 miles ), Canby, MN (3.3 miles ), Minneota, MN (3.3 miles ), Boyd, MN (3.4 miles ), Clarkfield, MN (3.7 miles ), Dawson, MN (3.9 miles ), Ghent, MN (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 44.72 N, Longitude: 96.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

St. Leo household income distribution St. Leo home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-4.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)

Average climate in St. Leo, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

St. Leo-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/7/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the St. Leo city center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Leo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 84% 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 65.9 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 67.2 miles away from St. Leo center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 195.8 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 84.0 miles away from St. Leo center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.7 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 Yellow Medicine County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Leo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Leo:

  • MINNEOTA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MINNEOTA, MN)
  • MINNEOTA MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MINNEOTA, MN)
  • CLARKFIELD HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CLARKFIELD, MN)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CLARKFIELD, MN)
  • JOHNSON MEMORIAL HOSP AND HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DAWSON, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Leo:

  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 24 miles; Marshall, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • South Dakota State University (about 46 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Ridgewater College (about 57 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 87 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 88 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 103 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)

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

Church in St. Leo: Saint Leo Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.1. This is about average.

City:

74.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.37. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.37
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.5%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

St. Leo compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above 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

St. Leo travel time to work - commute St. Leo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Leo city (based on Yellow Medicine County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 90.98%
Here: 91.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Church of Christ
Adherents50.2%20.9%10.4%5.6%3.0%
Congregations31.3%9.4%12.5%9.4%3.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.6%2.3%1.9%1.5%1.6%
Congregations6.3%6.3%6.3%3.1%12.5%
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
Yellow Medicine County:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yellow Medicine County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Yellow Medicine County:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Yellow Medicine County:

27.0%
Minnesota:

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

13.3%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$769
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$2,716
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$218
Sewerage 0$0 1$250
Totals for Government 0$0 12$3,953

St. Leo government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($30.61)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $122,000 ($1244.90)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($132.65)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($81.63)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($81.63)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($81.63)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($71.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($71.43)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($30.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($20.41)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($20.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($10.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $85,000 ($867.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

St. Leo government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,000 ($112.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($71.43)
    All Other: $5,000 ($51.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($71.43)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($30.61)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $118,000 ($1204.08)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($112.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($153.06)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($61.22)

St. Leo government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $19,000 ($193.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $15,000 ($153.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,000 ($40.82)

St. Leo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $195,000 ($1989.80)

4.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lyon County, MN  0.88% ($31,108 average AGI)
from Chippewa County, MN  0.36% ($20,733)
from Renville County, MN  0.33% ($58,929)


6.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
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 Lyon County, MN  1.00% ($32,558 average AGI)
to Chippewa County, MN  0.77% ($25,697)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.30% ($32,077)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Leo:

  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDMA (1460 AM; 1 kW; MONTEVIDEO, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KMHL (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: K M H L BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Leo:

  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KARZ (107.5 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KARL (105.1 FM; TRACY, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDBX (107.1 FM; CLEAR LAKE, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKRC (93.9 FM; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K277AI (103.3 FM; RUSSELL, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLQP (92.1 FM; MADISON, MN; Owner: LAC QUI PARLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMGM (105.5 FM; MONTEVIDEO, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around St. Leo:

  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KRWF (Channel 43; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K61AU (Channel 61; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K18DI (Channel 18; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K24CS (Channel 24; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K26DG (Channel 26; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K32DR (Channel 32; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K47EA (Channel 47; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K63AU (Channel 63; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K65BA (Channel 65; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K67AN (Channel 67; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K69DP (Channel 69; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT CORP)
  • K16CP (Channel 16; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K22DO (Channel 22; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K35DK (Channel 35; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K45DJ (Channel 45; GRANITE FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY TV IMPROVEMENT)
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