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Population in 2012: 501 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 

Males: 257  (51.4%)
Females: 244  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  48.4 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55790.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,628 (it was $26,429 in 2000)
Tower:

$32,628
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,589

Tower city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,680 (it was $55,300 in 2000)
Tower:

$75,680
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $114,696; Detached houses: $123,899; Mobile homes: $68,680

Median gross rent in 2012: $477.

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  • White alone - 468 (93.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tower: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (19.4%), German (17.2%), Swedish (9.4%), Italian (6.3%), United States (5.4%), English (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 1390 feet

Land area: 2.71 square miles.

Population density: 185 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tower:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tower city:

  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $683 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $561 (0.9%)

Tower satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (71.4 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (201.3 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (470.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Soudan, MN (1.4 miles ), Biwabik, MN (4.4 miles ), Cook, MN (4.4 miles ), Babbitt, MN (4.4 miles ), Aurora, MN (4.4 miles ), Ely, MN (4.6 miles ), Hoyt Lakes, MN (4.6 miles ), McKinley, MN (4.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $117,200
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $117,200
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $117,200
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $117,200
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $117,200
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $117,200
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $349,700
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 47.81 N, Longitude: 92.28 W

Area code: 218

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-5.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (32%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (13%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Tower-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the Tower city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F3 tornado 7.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

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Birthplace of: Joe Bach - Football player and coach.

Political contributions by individuals in Tower, MN

Airports and other landing facilities located in Tower:


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Local government website: tower.govoffice.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tower:

  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 69 miles; Duluth, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,184)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 70 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • Lake Superior College (about 72 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 76 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Bemidji State University (about 124 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 3,658)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 136 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Saint Cloud Technical College (about 179 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)

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Public elementary/middle school in Tower:

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Notable locations in Tower: President McKinley Point of Interest (A), Hoodoo Point Campground (B), Tower Police Department (C), Tower City Hall (D), Tower Fire Department and Ambulance Service (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tower include: Immaculate Lutheran Church (A), Saint James Presbyterian Church (B), Saint Martins Catholic Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lakeview Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers: West Two River (A), East Two River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Tower: Tower Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Bois Forte Heritage Center (Museums; 1500 Bois Forte Road).

Hotel: Marjo Motel (712 Highway 169).

 
St. Louis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 19.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

19.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.88. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.88
U.S.:

9.59
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00054. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00054
U.S.:

0.02218

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tower and their reported violations in the past:

Y STORE, THE (Address: 6368 Highway 169 , Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2002), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-19-2002), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-19-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2002), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-19-2002), St Boil Water Order (AUG-19-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2003)
BREITUNG (Population served: 485, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tower that have no violations reported:

  • VERMILION HOUSEBOATS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAYSIDE CAFE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VERMILION CLUB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PIER 77 MINI GOLF (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOCCASIN POINT RESORT/CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARJO MOTEL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINE TREES RESORT (Address: PO Box 449, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VERMILLION LAKE TOWN HALL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.0%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  47.5%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tower, MN

Tower compared to Minnesota state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Tower (2011 data):

  • Frandsen Bank & Trust: Tower Office at 415 Main St, branch established on 1942/02/25. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $1,439.6 mil, Deposits: $1,194.5 mil, headquarters in Lonsdale, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Frandsen Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tower travel time to work - commute


Tower mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Tower city (based on St. Louis County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.04%
Here53.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents49.0%21.9%4.8%3.2%3.1%
Congregations14.8%19.1%9.7%5.5%4.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Baptist General ConferenceEpiscopal Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents2.8%2.1%1.7%1.6%9.8%
Congregations4.2%6.4%4.2%3.4%28.4%
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: 39
St. Louis County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 106
St. Louis County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 176
This county:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

25.3%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.3%
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
Financial Administration 1$3,604$43,2480$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,966$35,5920$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,253$31,5180$0
Totals for Government 4$11,823$35,4690$0

Tower government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $227,000 ($453.09)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($191.62)
    Water Utilities: $94,000 ($187.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $91,000 ($181.64)
    Health Services - Other: $81,000 ($161.68)
    Financial Administration: $66,000 ($131.74)
    Police Protection: $55,000 ($109.78)
    Fire Protection: $40,000 ($79.84)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($57.88)
    Air Transportation: $22,000 ($43.91)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($35.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($9.98)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($2.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($85.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $69,000 ($137.72)
    Air Transportation: $39,000 ($77.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($63.87)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($7.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $76,000 ($151.70)

Tower government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $9,000 ($17.96)
  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $103,000 ($205.59)
    All Other: $84,000 ($167.66)
    Sewerage: $31,000 ($61.88)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $70,000 ($139.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $197,000 ($393.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $223,000 ($445.11)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($53.89)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $104,000 ($207.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $171,000 ($341.32)
    All Other: $59,000 ($117.76)
  • Tax - Property: $152,000 ($303.39)
    NEC: $9,000 ($17.96)

Tower government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,353,000 ($2700.60)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $112,000 ($223.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $49,000 ($97.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,311,000 ($2616.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $105,000 ($209.58)

Tower government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $797,000 ($1590.82)

4.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($273 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.11%
Minnesota average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hennepin County, MN  0.43% ($35,943 average AGI)
from Douglas County, WI  0.34% ($26,304)
from Carlton County, MN  0.32% ($30,029)


5.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($224 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.04%
Minnesota average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hennepin County, MN  0.63% ($27,824 average AGI)
to Douglas County, WI  0.40% ($34,678)
to Carlton County, MN  0.37% ($41,590)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tower:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WELY (1450 AM; 1 kW; ELY, MN; Owner: BOUNDARY WATERS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEEP (1400 AM; 1 kW; VIRGINIA, MN; Owner: FULL ARMOR MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KRBT (1340 AM; 1 kW; EVELETH, MN; Owner: IRON RANGE BROADCASTING,INC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))

Strongest FM radio stations in Tower:

  • KAOD (106.7 FM; BABBITT, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • WEVE-FM (97.9 FM; EVELETH, MN; Owner: IRON RANGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WELY-FM (94.5 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: BOUNDARY WATERS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WIRN (92.5 FM; BUHL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WIRR (90.9 FM; VIRGINIA-HIBBING, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W269AC (101.7 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Tower:

  • KRII (Channel 11; CHISHOLM, MN; Owner: CHANNEL 11 LICENSE, INC.)
  • K28DW (Channel 28; ELY, MN; Owner: MARGIE P. REED)
  • K30DX (Channel 30; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)
  • K32DH (Channel 32; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)
  • K34DS (Channel 34; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)
  • K36CY (Channel 36; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)
  • K38DH (Channel 38; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)

Tower fatal accident list:

Nov 2, 1991 10:55 PM, 126, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $1,214,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 162
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 5,190

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tower)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 47.822417 Lon: -92.334333, Call Sign: KNNG724
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.512 MHz, 452.487 MHz, 452.037 MHz, 457.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/28/2006, Expiration Date: 02/02/2016, Certifier: Trevor Banks
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 601 Main St (Lat: 47.805750 Lon: -92.276833), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNSW598, Licensee ID: L00001853
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/14/2000, Expiration Date: 07/30/2005, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2002
    Registrant: Minnesota Power Inc, 30 W Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802, Phone: (218) 722-2641
  • Lat: 47.822139 Lon: -92.328472, Call Sign: WPWR656
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.287 MHz, 451.312 MHz, 451.337 MHz, 467.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/01/2012, Expiration Date: 01/10/2023, Certifier: Vincent Dodge
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 47.820000 Lon: -92.236667, Call Sign: WPYM943
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/2003, Expiration Date: 09/11/2013, Certifier: William Hiltunen
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • VERMILION, 1430 Bois Forte Road (Lat: 47.819667 Lon: -92.344083), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQHP393
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.425 MHz, 155.940 MHz, 155.940 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2007, Expiration Date: 09/25/2017, Certifier: Bruce A Hegrenes
    Registrant: St. Louis County, 2030 North Arlington Avenue, Duluth, MN 55811, Phone: (218) 726-2920, Fax: (218) 726-2923, Email:
  • VERMILION, 1430 Bois Forte Road (Lat: 47.819667 Lon: -92.344083), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQHP394
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.825 MHz, 156.225 MHz, 156.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2007, Expiration Date: 09/25/2017, Certifier: Bruce A Hegrenes
    Registrant: St. Louis County, 2030 North Arlington Avenue, Duluth, MN 55811, Phone: (218) 726-2920, Fax: (218) 726-2923, Email:
  • FORTUNE BAY, 1430 Bois Forte Road (Lat: 47.819667 Lon: -92.344083), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQPY540
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.940 MHz, 155.940 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 09/19/2022, Certifier: Bruce A Hegrenes
    Registrant: St. Louis County, 2030 North Arlington Avenue, Duluth, MN 55811, Phone: (218) 726-2933, Fax: (218) 726-2923, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Tower Exhange, 309 Main Street (Lat: 47.805472 Lon: -92.277639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WGX564, Licensee ID: L00007521
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Wesley Youmans Mr
    Registrant: Citizens Telecommunications Company Of Minnesota, LLC
  • Tower, .5 Mi N Of Int (Lat: 47.810556 Lon: -92.269722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WPST350
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/30/2001, Expiration Date: 07/30/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/06/2010, Certifier: David A Christman
    Registrant: Bryan Cave LLP, 700 13th Street Nw, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 508-6041, Fax: (202) 508-6200, Email:
  • Tower, .5 Mi N Of Int (Lat: 47.810556 Lon: -92.269167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 32 m, Call Sign: WQQP922
    Assigned Frequencies: 6555.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/11/2013, Expiration Date: 02/11/2023, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh
    Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, St Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • Tower 2, .5 Mi N Of Int (Lat: 47.810556 Lon: -92.269167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 32 m, Call Sign: WQQY209
    Assigned Frequencies: 6555.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2013, Expiration Date: 03/22/2023, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh
    Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, St Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Bradley Rd 10 Miles W Of (Lat: 47.891583 Lon: -92.386278), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KUF589
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/1994, Expiration Date: 05/05/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Randy Kladivo, 4553 Bradley Rd, Tower, MN 55790

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tower)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tower)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$240,980
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0154.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Tower


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tower, MN

Most common first names in Tower, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2575.8 years
Robert1673.0 years
William1372.0 years
Joseph1176.8 years
Mary978.8 years
Arthur873.0 years
Walter779.0 years
Frank779.1 years
Charles776.4 years
Howard676.0 years
Most common last names in Tower, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Maki1377.9 years
Anderson1378.4 years
Carlson1075.9 years
Pearson1081.1 years
Johnson975.9 years
Bystrom780.9 years
Hill677.8 years
Peterson676.7 years
Burgess673.2 years
Nelson686.1 years

Businesses in Tower, MN

  • True Value: 1

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