Sunfish Lake, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 547 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.5%
 
Males: 264  (48.3%)
Females: 283  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

52.6 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55118.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $193,917 (it was $148,410 in 2000)
Sunfish Lake:

$193,917
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $122,520 (it was $82,347 in 2000)

Sunfish Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $977,662 (it was $545,800 in 2000)
Sunfish Lake:

$977,662
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,799.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sunfish Lake: 117.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.1%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sunfish Lake, MN (2010)
    • 47290.6%White alone
    • 254.8%Hispanic
    • 112.1%Asian alone
    • 71.3%Two or more races
    • 61.2%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: Irish (15.6%), German (15.2%), Norwegian (8.6%), American (6.6%), Eastern European (4.9%), Polish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 1.58 square miles.

Population density: 346 people per square mile   (very low).

Sunfish Lake, Minnesota map

30 residents are foreign born (2.2% Asia, 1.1% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

This city:

4.8%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,748 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $9,045 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eagan, MN (5.1 miles , pop. 63,557).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (6.1 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (343.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Mendota Heights, MN (1.5 miles ),
West St. Paul, MN (1.7 miles ),
South St. Paul, MN (1.7 miles ),
Inver Grove Heights, MN (1.7 miles ),
Lilydale, MN (1.8 miles ),
Mendota, MN (1.8 miles),
Newport, MN (2.2 miles ),
Eagan, MN (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 44.87 N, Longitude: 93.10 W

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $375,400
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $324,600
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $406,000
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $307,400
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $450,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $880,900
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $509,200
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $118,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,472,900
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $973,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $956,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $2,045,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,537,500
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,218,100
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $710,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sunfish Lake, MN residents
Average permit cost in Sunfish Lake, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +85 (+20.3%).
Most common industries in Sunfish Lake, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (21.4%)
  • Health care (19.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
  • Chemicals (3.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.6%)
  • Air transportation (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.3%)
  • Chemicals (5.7%)
  • Furniture & home furnishing merchant wholesalers (4.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (24.7%)
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Air transportation (8.2%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Sunfish Lake, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Physicians and surgeons (11.7%)
  • Top executives (8.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Lawyers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Physicians and surgeons (17.1%)
  • Top executives (13.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Lawyers (7.3%)
  • Engineers (4.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Computer specialists (11.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.8%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.5%)
  • Therapists (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)

Average climate in Sunfish Lake, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sunfish Lake, Minnesota average temperatures Sunfish Lake, Minnesota average precipitation Sunfish Lake, Minnesota humidity Sunfish Lake, Minnesota wind speed Sunfish Lake, Minnesota snowfall Sunfish Lake, Minnesota sunshine Sunfish Lake, Minnesota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.4. This is about average.

City:

81.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.243. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.954. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.954
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.31
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00214. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00214
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Sunfish Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.4 miles away from the Sunfish Lake city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 15.9 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sunfish Lake-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 93% 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 153.7 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 165.3 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 314.4 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 193.9 miles away from Sunfish Lake center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Sunfish Lake 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 323.7 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 Dakota County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sunfish Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sunfish Lake:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - INVER GROVE HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN)
  • WEDGEWOOD HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN)
  • WOODLYN HEIGHTS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN)
  • SOUTHVIEW ACRES HEALTH CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WEST SAINT PAUL, MN)
  • FMC - WEST ST PAUL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WEST ST PAUL, MN)
  • WEST ST PAUL DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WEST ST PAUL, MN)
  • WARREN P EUSTIS HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; EAGAN, MN)

Amtrak station near Sunfish Lake:

  • 8 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunfish Lake:

  • Inver Hills Community College (about 4 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,049)
  • Saint Paul College (about 6 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)
  • St Catherine University (about 6 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,771)
  • Macalester College (about 6 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,174)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 7 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Concordia University-Saint Paul (about 7 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • University of St Thomas (about 7 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 8,762)

Points of interest:

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Lakes: Sunfish Lake (A), Hornbean Lake (B), Horseshoe Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Sunfish Lake: Harmon Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Dakota 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:

2.9 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

86.3%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.2%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Sunfish Lake:

Marital status in Sunfish Lake, MN
  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 72.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

For population 25 years and over in Sunfish Lake:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 67.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Minnesota average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sunfish Lake, MN (based on Dakota County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic112,26418
Evangelical Protestant57,007111
Mainline Protestant55,85056
Other6,32127
Orthodox1,1735
Black Protestant3132
None165,624-
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: 35
Dakota County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Dakota County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Dakota County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 118
Here:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 196
Here:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.1%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.6%
Minnesota:

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

12.6%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.0%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.7%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sunfish Lake:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.3%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Sunfish Lake:

58.9%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Sunfish Lake:

77.1%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sunfish Lake, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,193
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,238
Totals for Government 0$0 2$2,431

Sunfish Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $92,000 ($168.19)
    General - Other: $84,000 ($153.56)
    Regular Highways: $54,000 ($98.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000 ($65.81)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($53.02)
    Natural Resources - Other: $24,000 ($43.88)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($9.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($29.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $19,000 ($34.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,000 ($53.02)

Sunfish Lake government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,000 ($3.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($1.83)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $6,000 ($10.97)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.83)
  • Tax - Property: $381,000 ($696.53)
    Other License: $22,000 ($40.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($1.83)

Sunfish Lake government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $350,000 ($639.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $318,000 ($581.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,000 ($58.50)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,000 ($60.33)

7.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($346 average AGI)
Dakota County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hennepin County, MN  1.97% ($58,491 average AGI)
from Ramsey County, MN  1.31% ($57,281)
from Washington County, MN  0.49% ($55,720)


7.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($290 average AGI)
Dakota County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  1.90% ($55,831 average AGI)
to Ramsey County, MN  1.09% ($51,889)
to Scott County, MN  0.64% ($74,864)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sunfish Lake:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDIZ (1440 AM; 5 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KYCR (1570 AM; 4 kW; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sunfish Lake:

  • K294AM (106.7 FM; WEST ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INCORPORATED)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KFAI (90.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INC.)
  • WMCN (91.7 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MACALESTER COLLEGE)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Sunfish Lake:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Sunfish Lake fatal accident list:

May 25, 1998 11:29 PM, I-494, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 29, 1997 09:18 PM, M20, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 4, 1978 10:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 12, 1977 10:56 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.8mTotal length
  • 119,900Total average daily traffic
  • 7,062Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sunfish Lake)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K0MSK, Licensee ID: L00623983, Grant Date: 10/22/2012, Expiration Date: 01/16/2023, Certifier: Gerald L Moriarty, Registrant: Gerald L Moriarty, 344 Salem Church Rd, Sunfish Lake, MN 55118

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 3519U , Serial Number: 172S8849, Certificate Issue Date: 11/14/2011
    Registrant (LLC): G And D Aviation LLC, 2250 Delaware Ave, Sunfish Lake, MN 55118
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/29/1989
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3968N , Serial Number: 680009, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 01/03/2017
    Registrant (Individual): David E Johnson, 2560 Delaware Ave, Sunfish Lake, MN 55118
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT DCO-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 48346 , Serial Number: L-5346, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 07/12/1997
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard W Moreus, 340 Salem Church Rd, Sunfish Lake, MN 55118, Other Owners: Steven P Moreus
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT DCO-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 50369 , Serial Number: L-4942, Certificate Issue Date: 08/13/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Richard W Moreus, 340 Salem Church Rd, Sunfish Lake, MN 55118
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85CP , Serial Number: 46007, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 10/10/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 06/21/2016
    Registrant (Individual): David E Johnson, 2560 Delaware Ave, Sunfish Lake, MN 55118
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 89999 , Serial Number: 9053, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/10/1996
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard W Moreus, 340 Salem Church Rd, Sunfish Lake, MN 55118, Other Owners: Steven P Moreus

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$65,3402$272,52517$284,1931$66,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$105,5401$215,2200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$59,1203$235,5300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$150,3903$207,4400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$343,5700$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0605.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$120,8301$122,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0605.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sunfish Lake, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sunfish Lake, MN - Value
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sunfish Lake, MN
  • 84.1%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Electricity
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sunfish Lake, MN
  • 81.8%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Electricity


Sunfish Lake compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Sunfish Lake on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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