Trosky, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 79 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -31.9%
Males: 42  (54.3%)
Females: 37  (45.7%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip code: 56177

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,622 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Trosky:

$52,622
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,092 (it was $16,741 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $29,209 (it was $15,400 in 2000)
Trosky:

$29,209
MN:

$224,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Trosky: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Trosky, MN (2010)
    • 8295.3%White alone
    • 33.5%Asian alone
    • 11.2%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: German (50.0%), Norwegian (20.5%), Dutch (13.6%), Czech (9.1%), Irish (6.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1700 feet

Land area: 1.66 square miles.

Population density: 48 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Trosky city:

1.7% ($260)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($1,297)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (34.0 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (165.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (457.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hatfield, MN (2.4 miles),
Ihlen, MN (2.4 miles),
Edgerton, MN (2.5 miles ),
Jasper, MN (2.8 miles ),
Pipestone, MN (2.9 miles ),
Hardwick, MN (2.9 miles ),
Woodstock, MN (3.4 miles),
Leota, MN (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 43.89 N, Longitude: 96.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 507

Distribution of median household income in Trosky, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Trosky, MN in 2017

Trosky satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,500
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Minnesota:

4.1%

Average climate in Trosky, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Trosky-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Trosky city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 tornado 31.8 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:

Trosky-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 74% 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 123.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 158.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 153.8 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 123.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 110.7 miles away from Trosky center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 714.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pipestone County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Trosky topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Trosky:

  • EDGEBROOK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; EDGERTON, MN)
  • PIPESTONE DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; PIPESTONE, MN)
  • PIPESTONE CO HOME HLTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; PIPESTONE, MN)
  • PIPESTONE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER ASHTON CC Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; PIPESTONE, MN)
  • PIPESTONE COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; PIPESTONE, MN)
  • HIAWATHA MANOR (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PIPESTONE, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - PIPESTONE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PIPESTONE, MN)

Airports located in Trosky:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Trosky:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 35 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • South Dakota State University (about 40 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 47 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 73 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 79 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • University of South Dakota (about 84 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 98 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)

Points of interest:

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Church in Trosky: Saint John's Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Pipestone 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:

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Trosky:

Marital status in Trosky, MN
  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 19.3%

For population 25 years and over in Trosky:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Minnesota average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Trosky, MN (based on Pipestone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,28311
Evangelical Protestant3,21016
Catholic1,9492
Other1831
None971-
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: 6
Here:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Pipestone County:

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Pipestone County:

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

8.0%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Pipestone County:

27.1%
Minnesota:

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

15.0%
Minnesota:

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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$0
Totals for Government 0$0 6$0

Trosky government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $25,000 ($316.46)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($189.87)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($126.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($75.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($63.29)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($50.63)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($50.63)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($37.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($12.66)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($12.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($25.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($25.32)

Trosky government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($88.61)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($12.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($25.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($12.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($253.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $21,000 ($265.82)
    Other: $19,000 ($240.51)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($202.53)
    Other License: $1,000 ($12.66)

Trosky government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,000 ($898.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,000 ($810.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,000 ($88.61)

4.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

5.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,764 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.64% ($37,250 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, MN  0.56% ($29,286)

Strongest AM radio stations in Trosky:

  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQAD (800 AM; 1 kW; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWOA (730 AM; 1 kW; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Trosky:

  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KRSW (89.3 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KTWB (101.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KSQB-FM (95.7 FM; DELL RAPIDS, SD; Owner: L A RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Trosky:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.8mTotal length
  • $87,001,000Total costs
  • 1,878Total average daily traffic
  • 45Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,595Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Trosky, MN
  • 79.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Electricity


Trosky 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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 below state average.
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