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Population in 2012: 58 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -37.6%
Males: 29  (51.1%)
Females: 29  (48.9%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 55977

Estimated median household income in 2012: $69,947 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Taopi:

$69,947
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,651

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,196 (it was $29,600 in 2000)
Taopi:

$84,196
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $107,619; Detached houses: $107,619

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Taopi: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (46.7%), Norwegian (22.2%), United States (8.9%), Italian (4.4%), Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1340 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 148 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Taopi:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taopi city:

  • Never married: 9.8%
  • Now married: 80.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $875 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,300 (1.4%)

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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 ).

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
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 43.56 N, Longitude: 92.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Taopi-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 137% 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.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mower County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 2, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Taopi, MN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taopi:

  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 34 miles; Rochester, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,599)
  • Luther College (about 46 miles; Decorah, IA; FT enrollment: 2,470)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 48 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 58 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 2,056)
  • Winona State University (about 61 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 7,637)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 66 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 3,144)
  • St. Olaf College (about 68 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,028)

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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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.3%

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

Taopi compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Taopi travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Taopi city (based on Mower County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.81%
Here74.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents36.5%36.2%6.6%6.3%2.7%
Congregations22.2%15.9%9.5%12.7%3.2%
NameGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesSalvation ArmyUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents1.8%1.5%1.5%1.3%5.6%
Congregations4.8%1.6%3.2%1.6%25.4%
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: 12
Mower County:

3.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Mower County:

26.8%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll


5.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($87 average AGI)
Mower County:

0.10%
Minnesota average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Olmsted County, MN  0.77% ($31,866 average AGI)
from Freeborn County, MN  0.49% ($28,944)
from Steele County, MN  0.28% ($26,775)


5.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Olmsted County, MN  0.93% ($32,875 average AGI)
to Freeborn County, MN  0.38% ($31,464)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.34% ($37,160)

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
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,160
Total average daily truck traffic: 154
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 1,260

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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