Walnut Grove, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 814 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +35.9%
Males: 412  (50.7%)
Females: 402  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

34.4 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56180.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,858 (it was $24,013 in 2000)
Walnut Grove:

$34,858
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,372 (it was $15,637 in 2000)

Walnut Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $53,297 (it was $28,100 in 2000)
Walnut Grove:

$53,297
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $58,690; detached houses: $58,507

Median gross rent in 2017: $528.

March 2019 cost of living index in Walnut Grove: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 37.6%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Walnut Grove, MN (2010)
    • 54362.3%White alone
    • 30535.0%Asian alone
    • 182.1%Hispanic
    • 40.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: German (10.9%), Norwegian (10.9%), American (3.5%), Swedish (2.2%), Czech (1.3%), English (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/18/1879

Elevation: 1212 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 785 people per square mile   (low).

Walnut Grove, Minnesota map

191 residents are foreign born

This city:

23.4%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $820 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $669 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (78.9 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (119.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (426.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Revere, MN (2.3 miles),
Tracy, MN (2.7 miles ),
Lamberton, MN (3.2 miles ),
Dovray, MN (3.5 miles),
Westbrook, MN (3.6 miles ),
Lucan, MN (3.6 miles ),
The Lakes, MN (3.7 miles ),
Milroy, MN (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 44.22 N, Longitude: 95.47 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Walnut Grove, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Walnut Grove, MN in 2017
Walnut Grove satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Walnut Grove, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.8%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Machinery (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Food (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.3%)
  • Food (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Walnut Grove, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.3%)
  • Religious workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.1%)

Average climate in Walnut Grove, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Walnut Grove, Minnesota average temperatures Walnut Grove, Minnesota average precipitation Walnut Grove, Minnesota humidity Walnut Grove, Minnesota wind speed Walnut Grove, Minnesota snowfall Walnut Grove, Minnesota sunshine Walnut Grove, Minnesota clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.2. This is better than average.

City:

58.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.19. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.19
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Walnut Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Walnut Grove city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 tornado 24.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Walnut Grove-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 78% 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 103.8 miles away from Walnut Grove center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 195.3 miles away from Walnut Grove center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 108.1 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 199.2 miles away from Walnut Grove 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 152.3 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) earthquake occurred 127.9 miles away from Walnut Grove center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Redwood County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Walnut Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Walnut Grove:

  • SANFORD WESTBROOK MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WESTBROOK, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walnut Grove:

  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 22 miles; Marshall, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,711)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 66 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • South Dakota State University (about 66 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Ridgewater College (about 67 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • South Central College (about 71 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 74 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)

Public elementary/middle school in Walnut Grove:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Walnut Grove: Walnut Grove (A), Walnut Grove Fire Department (B), Walnut Grove City Hall (C), Walnut Grove Police Department (D), Wilder Museum (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Walnut Grove include: Saint Paul Parish (A), English Lutheran Church (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), Methodist Church (D), Heritage Baptist Bible Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum (330 8th Street).

Birthplace of: Leo K. Thorsness - Air Force Medal of Honor recipient.

Redwood 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:

2.8 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.1%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.5%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Walnut Grove (2011 data):

  • Integrity Bank Plus: Walnut Grove Branch at 631 Main Street, branch established on 1935/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $52.7 mil, Deposits: $45.7 mil, headquarters in Wabasso, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Wabasso Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Walnut Grove:

Marital status in Walnut Grove, MN
  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

For population 25 years and over in Walnut Grove:

  • High school or higher: 69.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

27.0
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Walnut Grove
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Walnut Grove, MN (based on Redwood County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,00720
Catholic4,4329
Evangelical Protestant3,40720
Other21
None3,211-
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: 5
This county:

3.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Redwood County:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Redwood County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

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

11.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Walnut Grove:

47.6%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Walnut Grove:

40.7%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Walnut Grove:

28.5
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Walnut Grove:

21.2%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Walnut Grove:

14.1%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Walnut Grove:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

49.3%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Walnut Grove:

71.8%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Walnut Grove, MN Residents
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
Other and Unallocable 2$5,119$30,71410$4,531
Financial Administration 1$2,790$33,4800$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,206$38,4721$644
Streets and Highways 1$2,887$34,6440$0
Firefighters 0$0 20$679
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$607
Health 0$0 18$917
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$82
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$170
Totals for Government 5$14,002$33,60558$7,630

Walnut Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $659,000 ($809.58)
    Liquor Stores: $468,000 ($574.94)
    Sewerage: $241,000 ($296.07)
    Regular Highways: $120,000 ($147.42)
    Water Utilities: $111,000 ($136.36)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($79.85)
    General - Other: $59,000 ($72.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000 ($66.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000 ($62.65)
    Financial Administration: $47,000 ($57.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($44.23)
    Health - Other: $26,000 ($31.94)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($14.74)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($4.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($1.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $191,000 ($234.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($20.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($3.69)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($3.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($1.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $233,000 ($286.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($31.94)

Walnut Grove government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $668,000 ($820.64)
    Sewerage: $169,000 ($207.62)
    Other: $56,000 ($68.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($44.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($2.46)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($1.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($18.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $115,000 ($141.28)
    General Revenue - Other: $80,000 ($98.28)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($20.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.23)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $498,000 ($611.79)
    Water Utilities: $105,000 ($128.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $234,000 ($287.47)
    Other: $19,000 ($23.34)
  • Tax - Property: $176,000 ($216.22)
    Other License: $1,000 ($1.23)

Walnut Grove government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,829,000 ($7160.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,607,000 ($6888.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $222,000 ($272.73)

Walnut Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $397,000 ($487.71)

6.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,140 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Lyon County, MN  0.64% ($38,976 average AGI)
to Renville County, MN  0.49% ($36,806)
to Brown County, MN  0.42% ($50,074)

Strongest AM radio stations in Walnut Grove:

  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KMHL (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: K M H L BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walnut Grove:

  • KNSG (94.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KARL (105.1 FM; TRACY, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K277AI (103.3 FM; RUSSELL, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KARZ (107.5 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRSW (89.3 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Walnut Grove:

  • KRWF (Channel 43; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Walnut Grove: Leo K. Thorsness.

Walnut Grove fatal accident list:

Jul 14, 2013 00:58 AM, Cr-105 Main St, Lat: 44.223036, Lon: -95.471914, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.9mTotal length
  • $168,000,000Total costs
  • 5,710Total average daily traffic
  • 384Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,903Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Walnut Grove, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Walnut Grove, MN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Walnut Grove)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • On St Hwy 14 3.3 Mi W (Lat: 44.241611 Lon: -95.521111), Call Sign: WZE535, Licensee ID: L00042783,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHz, Grant Date: 02/17/1999, Expiration Date: 04/03/2004, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2004, Registrant: Robert G Syverson, Rr 2, Walnut Grove, MN 56180, Phone: (507) 629-3336
  • 7 3/4 Mi N (Lat: 44.336611 Lon: -95.469722), Call Sign: WZE709, Licensee ID: L00039654,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.950 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2004, Expiration Date: 04/04/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2014, Registrant: James Dallenbach, 19743 Co Hwy 5, Walnut Grove, MN 56180
  • 7 1/4 Mi N (Lat: 44.329111 Lon: -95.469167), Call Sign: WZE710, Licensee ID: L00039654,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.950 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2004, Expiration Date: 04/04/2014, Cancellation Date: 06/07/2014, Registrant: James Dallenbach, 19743 Co Hwy 5, Walnut Grove, MN 56180
  • Lat: 44.224222 Lon: -95.469778, Call Sign: WPUG844,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.275 MHz, 458.275 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2002, Expiration Date: 03/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2012, Certifier: Karen L Erickson, Registrant: Lao 20128817, 102 East Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • Lat: 44.255028 Lon: -95.502000, Call Sign: WQTT839,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.050 MHz, 173.325 MHz, 159.772 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2014, Expiration Date: 04/10/2024, Certifier: Mike Landuyt, Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications, 1115 Cross Street, North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB4UHB, Licensee ID: L00425400, Grant Date: 11/28/2001, Expiration Date: 02/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2014, Registrant: Richard L De Bates, 501 Bedal St, Walnut Grove, MN 56180

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BEECH K35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5367E , Serial Number: D-5846, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Jason S Farber, 540 5th St, Walnut Grove, MN 56180

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 18 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Walnut Grove, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.8%), and Outside Fires (27.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Walnut Grove, MN
    • 5851.8%Structure Fires
    • 3127.7%Outside Fires
    • 1412.5%Other
    • 98.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Walnut Grove, MN
Most common first names in Walnut Grove, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Henry1381.7 years
William1182.8 years
John1176.8 years
Frank1176.2 years
Anna1083.8 years
Charles975.6 years
Dorothy874.6 years
Arthur880.4 years
Walter778.1 years
James771.6 years
Most common last names in Walnut Grove, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1582.6 years
Anderson1480.7 years
Nelson1476.2 years
Olson784.3 years
Hansen770.6 years
Wiggins779.7 years
Carlson684.3 years
Rys673.3 years
Peterson575.0 years
Davis584.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Walnut Grove, MN
  • 82.3%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
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  • 58.4%Utility gas
  • 24.8%Electricity
  • 14.4%Other fuel
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Walnut Grove compared to Minnesota state average:

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

Walnut Grove on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Laos (population 500+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Thailand (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
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