Taopi, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 65 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -30.1%
Males: 36  (56.9%)
Females: 29  (43.1%)
Median resident age:

46.0 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 55977

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,298 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Taopi:

$52,298
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,770 (it was $11,250 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $82,637 (it was $29,600 in 2000)
Taopi:

$82,637
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $135,799; detached houses: $134,299
March 2019 cost of living index in Taopi: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.8%

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Ancestries: German (40.0%), Norwegian (20.0%), American (16.0%), Czech (12.0%), Canadian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1340 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 166 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $746 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,006 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (33.4 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (99.4 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (278.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Adams, MN (2.0 miles ),
Meyer, IA (2.7 miles),
Le Roy, MN (2.8 miles ),
Elkton, MN (2.8 miles),
McIntire, IA (3.0 miles),
Rose Creek, MN (3.2 miles ),
Grand Meadow, MN (3.3 miles ),
Stacyville, IA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 43.56 N, Longitude: 92.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

Distribution of median household income in Taopi, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Taopi, MN in 2019

Taopi satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Taopi, MN residents
Average permit cost in Taopi, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+12.0%).

Average climate in Taopi, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Taopi-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Taopi city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.

Earthquake activity:

Taopi-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 89% greater 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 222.1 miles away from Taopi center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 431.5 miles away from Taopi center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 239.6 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 231.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 410.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 431.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mower County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Taopi:

  • ADAMS GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; ADAMS, MN)
  • ADAMS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ADAMS, MN)
  • MEADOW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GRAND MEADOW, MN)
  • STACYVILLE COMMUNITY NURSING H (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; STACYVILLE, IA)
  • OSTRANDER CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OSTRANDER, MN)
  • RICEVILLE FAMILY CARE AND THERAPY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; RICEVILLE, IA)
  • SPRING VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taopi:

  • Riverland Community College (about 20 miles; Austin, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,321)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 34 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 38 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Luther College (about 46 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,700)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 48 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 58 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)
  • Winona State University (about 61 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)

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Mower 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:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.0%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.2%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Taopi:

Marital status in Taopi, MN
  • Never married: 14.0%
  • Now married: 67.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Taopi:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.0
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Taopi, MN (based on Mower County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant12,69730
Catholic9,39910
Evangelical Protestant3,57226
Other3162
None13,179-
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: 12
Here:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Mower County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Mower County:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Mower County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.8%
State:

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

14.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$130
Totals for Government 0$0 5$130

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,000 ($61.54)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($30.77)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($30.77)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($15.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($15.38)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($15.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($15.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($46.15)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $13,000 ($200.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($153.85)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($76.92)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,000 ($1169.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,000 ($969.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000 ($200.00)

5.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
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 Olmsted County, MN  0.91% ($43,447 average AGI)
from Freeborn County, MN  0.49% ($38,156)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.33% ($31,961)


5.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,245 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Olmsted County, MN  0.96% ($46,353 average AGI)
to Freeborn County, MN  0.51% ($43,725)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.38% ($36,068)

Strongest AM radio stations in Taopi:

  • KNFX (970 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KWEB (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGLO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAUS (1480 AM; 1 kW; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taopi:

  • KVGO (104.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, MN; Owner: KVGO, INC.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYBA (105.3 FM; STEWARTVILLE, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO)
  • KAUS-FM (99.9 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • KLSS-FM (106.1 FM; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF MASON CITY, INC.)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KJCY (95.5 FM; ST. ANSGAR, IA; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KWWK (96.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTEAD COUNTY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KFIL-FM (103.1 FM; PRESTON, MN; Owner: KFIL, INC.)
  • KSMA-FM (98.7 FM; OSAGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCZQ (102.3 FM; CRESCO, IA; Owner: MEGA MEDIA, LTD.)
  • K252DM (98.3 FM; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: AUSTIN CHRISTIAN RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Taopi:

  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KIMT (Channel 3; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KAAL (Channel 6; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: KAAL-TV, LLC)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K43DH (Channel 43; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K45DF (Channel 45; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K49DB (Channel 49; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K51CY (Channel 51; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K53DI (Channel 53; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K55FJ (Channel 55; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K61EU (Channel 61; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • K57EU (Channel 57; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.2mTotal length
  • $156,000,000Total costs
  • 3,076Total average daily traffic
  • 308Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,374Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Taopi, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21940-1949
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Taopi, MN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Chris Kellahan, 700th Avenue (Lat: 43.572917 Lon: -92.647833), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 27099 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Ftc Tower Co, LLC, Kellahac@ftc.Org, , Kings-tree, Phone: (843) 382-1308
  • Chris Kellahan, 700th Avenue (Lat: 43.572917 Lon: -92.647833), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 27099 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Ftc Tower Co, LLC, Kellahac@ftc.Org, , Kings-tree, Phone: (843) 382-1308
  • Chris Kellahan, 700th Avenue (Lat: 43.572917 Lon: -92.647833), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 27099 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Ftc Tower Co, LLC, Kellahac@ftc.Org, , Kings-tree, Phone: (843) 382-1308
  • Chris Kellahan, 700th Avenue (Lat: 43.572917 Lon: -92.647833), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 27099 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Ftc Tower Co, LLC, Kellahac@ftc.Org, , Kings-tree, Phone: (843) 382-1308

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .45 Mile Ne Of Int. 730th Ave & 180th St. (Lat: 43.619972 Lon: -92.582194), Type: Pole, Structure height: 11.6 m, Call Sign: WRMF942,
    Assigned Frequencies: 9200.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2021, Expiration Date: 04/02/2031, Certifier: Ronald D Obermueller, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street Nw, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6749, Fax: (202) 293-7783, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Taopi, MN
  • 75.0%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Taopi, MN
  • 80.0%Utility gas
  • 20.0%Electricity


Taopi compared to Minnesota 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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