Villard, Minnesota

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Population in 2012: 250 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 
Males: 122  (49.2%)
Females: 128  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56385.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,587 (it was $24,688 in 2000)
Villard:

$43,587
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,490 (it was $14,154 in 2000)

Villard city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,332 (it was $45,600 in 2000)
Villard:

$70,332
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $87,443; Detached houses: $91,019; Mobile homes: $49,556

Median gross rent in 2012: $740.

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  • White alone - 242 (95.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.4%)

Races in Villard detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Villard: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.3%), Norwegian (14.5%), Irish (6.0%), Swedish (4.4%), English (4.1%), United States (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1360 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 316 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Villard:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Villard city:

  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $723 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $667 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (54.2 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (110.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (463.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Westport, MN (2.3 miles) , Forada, MN (2.6 miles) , Glenwood, MN (2.6 miles ), Long Beach, MN (3.0 miles ), Sedan, MN (3.1 miles) , West Union, MN (3.3 miles) , Lowry, MN (3.4 miles ), Nelson, MN (3.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $168,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.71 N, Longitude: 95.27 W

Area code: 320

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

3.3%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-1.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (19%)
  • Child care workers (12%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)

Work and jobs in Villard: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Villard, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 6/18/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Villard city center injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 tornado 25.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Villard-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 87% 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 37.3 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 49.4 miles away from Villard center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 227.5 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 77.0 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 271.5 miles away from Villard center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.1 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 Pope County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Villard:

  • GLACIAL RIDGE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; GLENWOOD, MN)
  • GLENWOOD VILLAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GLENWOOD, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - GLENWOOD LAKEVIEW (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GLENWOOD, MN)
  • LAKEVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GLENWOOD, MN)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; OSAKIS, MN)
  • CENTRACARE KIDNEY PROG AT DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSP (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; ALEXANDRIA, MN)
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; ALEXANDRIA, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Villard:

  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 12 miles; Alexandria, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,324)
  • Ridgewater College (about 41 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 48 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 53 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 54 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 56 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 57 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

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Notable location: Villard Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Villard include: Saint Bartholomew Catholic Church (A), Villard United Methodist Church (B), Saint John's Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Pope County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 34.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 7.10. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.10
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.7%
(21.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.6%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Villard 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Villard (2011 data):

  • Glenwood State Bank (Incorporated): Detached Facility at Washington And Central Streets, branch established on 1980/12/08. Info updated 2007/07/11: Bank assets: $187.7 mil, Deposits: $154.0 mil, headquarters in Glenwood, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Eagle Bank: Villard Branch at 541 Washington Avenue, branch established on 1980/12/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $113.2 mil, Deposits: $97.0 mil, headquarters in Glenwood, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Eagle Investment Company, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (71%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Villard city (based on Pope County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 78.85%
Here: 78.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsOther
Adherents59.0%20.8%5.5%3.6%11.0%
Congregations50.0%10.7%7.1%7.1%25.0%
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: 5
Pope County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

11.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Pope County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

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

11.9%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$280
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$720
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,000

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($32.00)
  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $26,000 ($104.00)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($84.00)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($56.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($56.00)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($28.00)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($20.00)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($12.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($4.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $3,000 ($12.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($52.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $8,000 ($32.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($16.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $24,000 ($96.00)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($12.00)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($4.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $50,000 ($200.00)
    All Other: $3,000 ($12.00)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($96.00)
    NEC: $2,000 ($8.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $40,000 ($160.00)

6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,972 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Douglas County, MN  1.34% ($28,900 average AGI)
from Stearns County, MN  0.67% ($72,833)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.45% ($47,350)


6.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,453 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
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 Douglas County, MN  1.44% ($32,092 average AGI)
to Stearns County, MN  0.69% ($27,871)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.49% ($32,955)

Strongest AM radio stations in Villard:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXRA (1490 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Villard:

  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMGK (107.1 FM; GLENWOOD, MN; Owner: BRANSTOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBHL (103.9 FM; OSAKIS, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXRZ (99.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • KRVY-FM (97.3 FM; STARBUCK, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXRA-FM (92.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEX, INC.)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLFN (106.5 FM; SUNBURG, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Villard:

  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K36AA (Channel 36; ALEXANDRIA, ETC., MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K16CO (Channel 16; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K18DG (Channel 18; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K26CL (Channel 26; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K32EB (Channel 32; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K48DV (Channel 48; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K50DB (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K52DZ (Channel 52; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K55ID (Channel 55; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K58DS (Channel 58; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K60EJ (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K65HD (Channel 65; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K67HI (Channel 67; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 45.741111 Lon: -95.165833, Call Sign: WPSJ303
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2011, Expiration Date: 05/17/2021, Certifier: Jerry J Loxtercamp
    Registrant: Granite Electronics, Inc., 535 N 31 Ave, St Cloud, MN 56303, Phone: (320) 252-1887, Email:
  • Lat: 45.712778 Lon: -95.139722, Call Sign: WPYW904
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.895 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2003, Expiration Date: 11/19/2013, Certifier: Paul Fiedler
    Registrant: Brandon Communications, Brandon, MN 56315-0257, Phone: (320) 524-2283, Fax: (320) 524-2409, Email:
  • Lat: 45.712778 Lon: -95.140556, Call Sign: WQNW257
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2011, Expiration Date: 06/15/2021, Certifier: Paul Fiedler
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0INZ, Licensee ID: L00226177
    Grant Date: 11/30/2011, Expiration Date: 01/28/2022
    Registrant: James A Horn, 15125 160th Ave, Villard, MN 56385

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: SEELA JOEL JAY MAGNUM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 320JS , Serial Number: 102M
    Registrant (Individual): Joel J Seela, 14153 100th St, Villard, MN 56385

Most common first names in Villard, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John782.8 years
Frank684.7 years
Edward579.8 years
Donald567.4 years
Harold574.4 years
Florence483.5 years
Arthur475.3 years
Henry478.5 years
James463.5 years
Mary486.0 years
Most common last names in Villard, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Weisgram684.5 years
Nelson682.0 years
Rajdl578.8 years
Mckigney478.7 years
Hopkins481.0 years
Daniels384.9 years
Peterson375.3 years
Grussing370.0 years
Jacobson374.0 years
Remington378.7 years
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