Storden, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 207 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -24.5%
Males: 116  (56.4%)
Females: 91  (43.6%)
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56174.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,557 (it was $30,694 in 2000)
Storden:

$44,557
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,588 (it was $15,134 in 2000)

Storden city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $51,211 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
Storden:

$51,211
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $54,126; detached houses: $53,889

Median gross rent in 2017: $645.

March 2019 cost of living index in Storden: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.5%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Storden, MN (2010)
    • 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

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Ancestries: German (45.1%), Norwegian (14.1%), Russian (11.3%), American (5.6%), Irish (2.8%), Danish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1405 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 967 people per square mile   (low).

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18 residents are foreign born (7.0% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This city:

7.0%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,070 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $904 (1.7%)

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)

Latitude: 44.04 N, Longitude: 95.32 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Storden, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Storden, MN in 2017
Storden satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $75,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Storden, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (9.6%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (17.6%)
  • Construction (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Truck transportation (8.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (7.1%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.9%)
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (9.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Storden, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (11.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (9.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.9%)
  • Cashiers (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)

Average climate in Storden, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Storden 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 Storden 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 (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Storden:

Marital status in Storden, MN
  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

For population 25 years and over in Storden:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Minnesota average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Storden, MN (based on Cottonwood County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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.
Minnesota:

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

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

8.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Cottonwood County:

27.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Storden:

50.3%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.3%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Storden:

29.4
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Storden:

14.9%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Storden:

55.0%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Storden:

74.2%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Storden, MN Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$45
Financial Administration 0$0 1$204
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 6$249

Storden government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $155,000 ($748.79)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($207.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $38,000 ($183.57)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($144.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($96.62)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($43.48)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($33.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($111.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($381.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($24.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,000 ($231.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($246.38)

Storden government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $29,000 ($140.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($38.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($14.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $11,000 ($53.14)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($38.65)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($9.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $159,000 ($768.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $75,000 ($362.32)
    Other: $10,000 ($48.31)
  • Tax - Property: $135,000 ($652.17)

Storden government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,952,000 ($9429.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,898,000 ($9169.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $54,000 ($260.87)

Storden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $133,000 ($642.51)

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 16, 2017 07:34 AM, Sr-30, Lat: 44.036031, Lon: -95.312356, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 17, 1981 11:20 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.2mTotal length
  • $223,000,000Total costs
  • 2,284Total average daily traffic
  • 107Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,614Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Storden, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21940-1949
  • 31970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Storden, MN

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 4005 United States Ave (Lat: 44.036000 Lon: -95.320944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 21.4 m, Call Sign: WNSH537, Licensee ID: L00041313,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.635 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2015, Expiration Date: 05/24/2025, Registrant: Meadowland Farmers Coop, Lamberton, MN 56152, Phone: (507) 274-5242
  • 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
  • 4656 310th St (Lat: 44.034056 Lon: -95.306139), Call Sign: WQYE640, Licensee ID: L02048374,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.362 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2016, Expiration Date: 09/01/2026, Certifier: Dan Fox, Registrant: Fox Feedlots, Inc., 12207 507th Ave., Amboy, MN 56010, Phone: (507) 381-3320, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STORDEN, 4005 United States Ave (Lat: 44.040389 Lon: -95.322889), Type: Building, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WRBN736,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2018, Expiration Date: 05/09/2028, Certifier: Kathy Lund, Registrant: New Ulm Telecom, Inc., 235 Franklin Street, Hutchinson, MN 55350, Phone: (507) 354-4111, Fax: (507) 359-1611, Email:
  • Storden, 1001 Denmark Ave. (Lat: 44.038167 Lon: -95.317333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 36 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WRCI242,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/09/2018, Expiration Date: 10/09/2028, Certifier: Troy D Rasmussen, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TB-20 TRINIDAD (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 51TB , Serial Number: 488, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1985, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Gary Trustee Sorenson, 4016 United States Ave, Storden, MN 56174, Other Owners: Becky Trustee Sorenson

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Storden, MN
  • 36.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 35.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.9%Utility gas
  • 10.4%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Storden, MN
  • 53.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.4%Utility gas
  • 15.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.5%Electricity
  • 3.8%Other fuel


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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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