Tenney, Minnesota

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Population in 2011: 5 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.7%
 
Males: (60.0%)
Females: (40.0%)
Median resident age:  56.5 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 56583

Estimated median household income in 2012: $12,122 (it was $8,750 in 2000)
Tenney:

$12,122
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,615 (it was $8,000 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $14,999 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Tenney:

$14,999
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $8,093; Detached houses: $8,093
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tenney: 106.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (42.9%), German (42.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/30/1901

Elevation: 990 feet

Land area: 0.02 square miles.

Population density: 248 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tenney:

  • High school or higher: 101.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tenney city:

  • Never married: 49.9%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 50.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $199 (1.6%)

Tenney satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (59.7 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (171.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (524.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Campbell, MN (2.1 miles ), Tintah, MN (2.6 miles) , Nashua, MN (2.6 miles) , Fairmount, ND (2.7 miles ), Doran, MN (3.1 miles) , White Rock, SD (3.2 miles) , Breckenridge, MN (4.1 miles ), Wheaton, MN (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 46.04 N, Longitude: 96.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 218

Tenney household income distribution Tenney home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.8%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+50.0%).

Average climate in Tenney, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tenney-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the Tenney city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 tornado 7.0 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tenney-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 82% 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 32.7 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 26.8 miles away from Tenney center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 191.8 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 26.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 697.4 miles away from Tenney center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 256.7 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 Wilkin County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Tenney:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tenney:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 18 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 54 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 59 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 59 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 62 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Ridgewater College (about 92 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)

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Wilkin 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 2011: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  100.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Tenney compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

Tenney travel time to work - commute Tenney mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tenney city (based on Wilkin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.57%
Here: 72.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents41.7%29.7%12.0%7.8%8.9%
Congregations27.8%11.1%16.7%11.1%33.3%
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 convenience stores (with gas): 3
Wilkin County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Wilkin County:

27.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

3.0%
State:

13.0%
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

5.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Richland County, ND  1.57% ($42,452 average AGI)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.67% ($26,222)
from Cass County, ND  0.41% ($31,091)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richland County, ND  1.49% ($35,400 average AGI)
to Otter Tail County, MN  0.82% ($51,500)
to Cass County, ND  0.82% ($31,682)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tenney:

  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBMW (1450 AM; 1 kW; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tenney:

  • KJJK-FM (96.5 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KZCR (103.3 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC)
  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KNWF (91.5 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Tenney:

  • K27EN (Channel 27; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K39DZ (Channel 39; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K45DP (Channel 45; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K51EJ (Channel 51; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K18DU (Channel 18; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY UHF-TV, INC.)
  • K55FW (Channel 55; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K57BL (Channel 57; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K31DH (Channel 31; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY UHF-TV, INC.)
  • K53DX (Channel 53; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K59BT (Channel 59; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K61BJ (Channel 61; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K63BW (Channel 63; DONNELLY/HERMAN, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 3/4 Mi S Of Jct Hwy 75 & 55 (Lat: 46.039167 Lon: -96.494444), Type: 73.1, Overall height: 73.1 m
    Registrant: 7016924435, , 17993 CR 16

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Traverse County Section 14 Of Taylor Township Off Hwy 95 (Lat: 46.091639 Lon: -96.537583), Call Sign: KNCB552
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/1997, Expiration Date: 12/16/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Timothy Zentgraf, 525 12th St N, Breckenridge, MN 56520, Phone: (218) 643-4403

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 2 Mi W, .25 Mi S (Lat: 46.039389 Lon: -96.493944), Structure height: 77.1 m, Call Sign: KXX24
    Assigned Frequencies: 6925.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/1967, Expiration Date: 04/01/1983, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000
    Registrant: North Central Educational Television Inc, Hwy 81 S, Fargo, ND 58102
  • 2 Mi W, .25 Mi S Of (Lat: 46.039389 Lon: -96.493944), Structure height: 77.1 m, Call Sign: KXX25
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/1967, Expiration Date: 04/01/1983, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000
    Registrant: North Central Educational Television Inc, Hwy 81 S, Fargo, ND 58102

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