For population 25 years and over in Taunton:
For population 15 years and over in Taunton city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $633 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (80.4 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (139.6 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (463.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Minneota, MN (2.1 miles ), Porter, MN (2.4 miles) , St. Leo, MN (2.9 miles) , Ghent, MN (3.2 miles ), Ivanhoe, MN (3.6 miles ), Canby, MN (3.6 miles ), Arco, MN (4.0 miles) , Lynd, MN (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.59 N, Longitude: 96.06 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 507
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +32 (+18.3%).
Work and jobs in Taunton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Taunton, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Taunton-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/7/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Taunton city center killed one person and injured 13 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Taunton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 97% 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 74.3 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 75.5 miles away from Taunton 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 91.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from Taunton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lyon County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Chris Swedzinski - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Taunton:
Airports located in Taunton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taunton:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.7%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
46 people in nursing homes in 2000
Taunton compared to Minnesota state average:
Banks with branches in Taunton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Taunton city (based on Lyon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.60%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Taunton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Taunton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Taunton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,117 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($208 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,942 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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TV broadcast stations around Taunton:
Taunton fatal accident list:
Aug 8, 1999 01:56 AM, 1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
May 9, 1991 06:34 PM, 68, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 200
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 2,050
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.