Storden, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 218 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.4%
Males: 119  (54.7%)
Females: 99  (45.3%)
Median resident age:  46.5 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56174.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,787 (it was $30,694 in 2000)
Storden:

$39,787
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,649 (it was $15,134 in 2000)

Storden city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $40,448 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
Storden:

$40,448
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $43,217; Detached houses: $43,424

Median gross rent in 2013: $615.

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  • Races in Storden, MN (2010)

    Storden races chart
    • 21196.3%White alone
    • 41.8%Two or more races
    • 20.9%Black alone
    • 20.9%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Storden: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.8%), Norwegian (14.5%), Italian (5.9%), Irish (4.5%), Swedish (4.5%), English (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1405 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,018 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Storden:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Storden city:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

10 residents are foreign born (4.3% Europe, 1.3% Asia).

This city:

4.3%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $976 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $733 (2.1%)

Storden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (78.6 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (119.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (415.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Westbrook, MN (2.4 miles ), Jeffers, MN (2.5 miles ), Dovray, MN (3.4 miles) , Revere, MN (3.6 miles) , Lamberton, MN (3.7 miles ), Walnut Grove, MN (3.9 miles ), Sanborn, MN (3.9 miles ), Dundee, MN (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $75,000

Latitude: 44.04 N, Longitude: 95.32 W

Area code: 507

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

7.3%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-2.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (21%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Storden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Storden, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Storden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Storden city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 tornado 26.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Storden-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 78% 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 118.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 203.4 miles away from Storden center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 122.8 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 200.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 158.0 miles away from Storden center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 142.7 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 Cottonwood County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Storden topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Storden:

  • SANFORD WESTBROOK MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; WESTBROOK, MN)
  • WINDOM AREA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; WINDOM, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOME HLTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; WINDOM, MN)
  • RESIDENTIAL ADVANTAGES INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; WINDOM, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Storden:

  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 37 miles; Marshall, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,711)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 51 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 55 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • South Central College (about 64 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 67 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 70 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • South Dakota State University (about 76 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

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

Churches in Storden include: Storden Baptist Church (A), Bethany Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cottonwood County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.9%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Storden compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Storden (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank - Sleepy Eye: Storden Branch at 321 America Street, branch established on 1982/03/02. Info updated 2011/03/15: Bank assets: $184.1 mil, Deposits: $157.6 mil, headquarters in Sleepy Eye, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Sleepy Eye Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Storden city (based on Cottonwood County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,28616
Evangelical Protestant3,34123
Catholic1,8342
None2,226-
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: 6
Cottonwood County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Cottonwood County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Cottonwood County:

27.8%
Minnesota:

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

9.3%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
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$204
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$45
Totals for Government 0$0 6$249

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($243.12)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($174.31)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($155.96)
    Fire Protection: $26,000 ($119.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($96.33)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($91.74)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($22.94)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($22.94)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($9.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $49,000 ($224.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,000 ($27.52)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($27.52)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($13.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $96,000 ($440.37)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $34,000 ($155.96)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($77.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($59.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $22,000 ($100.92)
    Special Assessments: $19,000 ($87.16)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($50.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($160.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $101,000 ($463.30)
    All Other: $8,000 ($36.70)
  • Tax - Property: $106,000 ($486.24)

Storden government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $980,000 ($4495.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $946,000 ($4339.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $34,000 ($155.96)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $277,000 ($1270.64)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $378,000 ($1733.94)

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
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 Jackson County, MN  0.59% ($38,393 average AGI)
from Nobles County, MN  0.34% ($27,688)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.25% ($24,083)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,514 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
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 Jackson County, MN  0.52% ($26,280 average AGI)
to Nobles County, MN  0.46% ($30,136)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.38% ($25,222)

Strongest AM radio stations in Storden:

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KDOM (1580 AM; 1 kW; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWOA (730 AM; 1 kW; WORTHINGTON, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Storden:

  • KDOM-FM (94.3 FM; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO, INC.)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNSG (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KRSW (89.3 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Storden:

  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • K58AF (Channel 58; WINDOM, MN; Owner: CITY OF WINDOM)
  • KRWF (Channel 43; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)

Storden fatal accident list:

Jun 17, 1981 11:20 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 44.042500 Lon: -95.346389, Call Sign: WQMY237, Licensee ID: L01595954
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.712 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/2010, Expiration Date: 11/04/2020, Certifier: Karla Nelson
    Registrant: City Of Storden, 312 America Street, Storden, MN 56174, Phone: (507) 445-3139, Fax: (507) 445-3222

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7456W , Serial Number: 28-1345, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Tyson J Anderson, 39852 Hwy 30, Storden, MN 56174
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9102W , Serial Number: 28-10714, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas Johnson, 114 Highway 30, Storden, MN 56174

Most common first names in Storden, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John876.1 years
Robert568.6 years
Edward484.7 years
Violet386.3 years
Pearl389.7 years
Alice380.4 years
Eugene374.3 years
Carrie388.0 years
Elmer391.0 years
Mabel383.6 years
Most common last names in Storden, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson1075.2 years
Anderson978.5 years
Hanson585.8 years
Lohre566.2 years
Pederson579.8 years
Solomonson570.0 years
Iverson479.2 years
Johnson479.5 years
Jensen481.7 years
Oleson472.2 years
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