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Population in 2012: 951 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.1%
 

Males: 469  (49.3%)
Females: 482  (50.7%)

Median resident age:  36.9 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55389.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,897 (it was $32,188 in 2000)
Watkins:

$30,897
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,527

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,837 (it was $64,100 in 2000)
Watkins:

$93,837
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $99,403; Detached houses: $113,573; In 2-unit structures: $74,140; Mobile homes: $24,970

Median gross rent in 2012: $434.

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  • White alone - 949 (98.6%)
  • Black alone - 5 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Watkins: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (39.7%), Norwegian (12.7%), Swedish (5.0%), United States (4.8%), Irish (4.5%), French Canadian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,862 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Watkins:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watkins city:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 15.5%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.2%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,781 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,088 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (20.2 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (60.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (413.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kimball, MN (2.3 miles ), Eden Valley, MN (2.6 miles ), Kingston, MN (3.1 miles) , South Haven, MN (3.1 miles ), Fairhaven, MN (3.1 miles ), Cold Spring, MN (3.1 miles ), Richmond, MN (3.3 miles ), Rockville, MN (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $143,100
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $186,100
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $167,300
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 45.32 N, Longitude: 94.41 W

Area code: 320

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+3.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Watkins-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the Watkins city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watkins-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 98% 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 82.8 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 94.6 miles away from Watkins center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Meeker County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Eugene McCarthy - (born 1916), politician.


Hospital/medical center in Watkins:

  • HILLTOP CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 410 LUELLA STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Watkins:

  • AUGUSTANA HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; LITCHFIELD, MN)
  • EMMANUEL HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LITCHFIELD, MN)
  • ANNANDALE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ANNANDALE, MN)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watkins:

  • College of Saint Benedict (about 18 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,057)
  • Rasmussen College-St Cloud (about 19 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,762)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 21 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,908)
  • Saint Cloud Technical College (about 22 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Ridgewater College (about 35 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 2,670)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 52 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 53 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 2,985)

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Notable locations in Watkins: Watkins Village Hall (A), Watkins Police Department (B), Watkins Fire Department (C), Watkins Village Hall (D), Watkins Police Department (E), Watkins Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Watkins: Church of Saint Anthony (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.9. This is about average.
City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.77
U.S.:

9.59

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

OSTMARK LUTHERAN CHURCH (Address: 32721 - 680th Avenue , Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-25-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-25-2005), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2005), St Boil Water Order (AUG-25-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2004), St Boil Water Order (SEP-14-2004), St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2004), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-14-2004), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-14-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-15-2003), St Boil Water Order (JUL-15-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-15-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-15-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2002), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-24-2002), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-24-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-24-2002), St Boil Water Order (JUN-24-2002)

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

  • WATKINS SPORTSMANS CLUB (Address: PO Box 407, Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST. MATHEWS UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.2%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.3%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Watkins, MN

49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
60 people in nursing homes in 2000
11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Watkins compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Watkins (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank of Watkins: Farmers State Bank Of Watkins at Meeker And Second Avenue, branch established on 1914/10/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $37.7 mil, Deposits: $32.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Neisen Bancshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Watkins travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Watkins city (based on Meeker County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.50%
Here68.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents43.6%28.8%5.3%4.1%3.8%
Congregations25.6%12.8%5.1%5.1%7.7%
Name The Evangelical Covenant ChurchBaptist General ConferenceChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.1%2.6%1.6%1.5%5.6%
Congregations5.1%5.1%5.1%5.1%23.1%
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: 4
Meeker County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Meeker County:

7.34 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

6.48 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.2%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Meeker County:

29.2%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Meeker County:

18.2%
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
Other Government Administration 2$5,688$34,1280$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,207$50,4844$480
Streets and Highways 1$2,876$34,5120$0
Water Supply 1$3,720$44,6400$0
Totals for Government 5$16,491$39,5784$480

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $129,000 ($135.65)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $184,000 ($193.48)
    Regular Highways: $181,000 ($190.33)
    Police Protection: $106,000 ($111.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $73,000 ($76.76)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($50.47)
    Fire Protection: $48,000 ($50.47)
    Health Services - Other: $44,000 ($46.27)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($46.27)
    Sewerage: $43,000 ($45.22)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($5.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($1.05)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $41,000 ($43.11)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $7,000 ($7.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $80,000 ($84.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($29.44)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($18.93)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($11.57)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($11.57)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($3.15)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($2.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($1.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $365,000 ($383.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $133,000 ($139.85)
    Sewerage: $128,000 ($134.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($31.55)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $11,000 ($11.57)
    From Local Government: $7,000 ($7.36)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,000 ($1.05)
    Interest Revenue: $-15,000 ($-15.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000 ($19.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $294,000 ($309.15)
    Interest Earnings: $65,000 ($68.35)
    Special Assessments: $17,000 ($17.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $116,000 ($121.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $179,000 ($188.22)
    All Other: $18,000 ($18.93)
  • Tax - Property: $169,000 ($177.71)
    NEC: $8,000 ($8.41)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($3.15)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,448,000 ($2574.13)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $611,000 ($642.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $490,000 ($515.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,408,000 ($2532.07)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $161,000 ($169.30)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $189,000 ($198.74)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $576,000 ($605.68)

6.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
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 Stearns County, MN  1.03% ($32,187 average AGI)
from Wright County, MN  1.03% ($40,198)
from McLeod County, MN  0.76% ($45,299)


6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
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 McLeod County, MN  0.85% ($31,933 average AGI)
to Wright County, MN  0.79% ($33,942)
to Stearns County, MN  0.75% ($33,682)

Strongest AM radio stations in Watkins:

  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • 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)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KXSS (1390 AM; 3 kW; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watkins:

  • KZPK (98.9 FM; PAYNESVILLE, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KMXK (94.9 FM; COLD SPRING, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WHMH-FM (101.7 FM; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KVSC (88.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKJM (92.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: GABRIEL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, ST. CLOUD)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCFB (91.5 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC)
  • KCML (99.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES INC)
  • KLZZ (103.7 FM; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKSR (96.7 FM; SARTELL, MN; Owner: SARTELL FM, INC.)
  • KDDG (105.5 FM; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KKLN (94.1 FM; ATWATER, MN; Owner: FLAGSHIP BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Watkins:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K19BG (Channel 19; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCMN-LP (Channel 13; ST. CLOUD-SARTELL, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Christopher B Page, 16092 Meeker-Swtearns St. (Lat: 45.328667 Lon: -94.443722), Type: 99.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE STE 700
  • ROBERT L STANCER, 16092 Meeker-Swtearns St. (Lat: 45.328667 Lon: -94.443722), Type: 99.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 9527035926, Bob.Stancer@nextel.Com, 9401 JAMES AVE. SOUTH, SUITE 180
  • Eric B Didawick, 16092 Meeker-Swtearns St. (Lat: 45.328667 Lon: -94.443722), Type: 99.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 9194656647, Eric.Didawick@spectrasite.Com, 400 REGENCY FOREST DR SUITE 400
  • Willette L Prince, 16092 Meeker-Swtearns St. (Lat: 45.328667 Lon: -94.443722), Type: 99.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 9194656647, Eric.Didawick@spectrasite.Com, 400 REGENCY FOREST DR SUITE 400
  • Bridget Carter, 16092 Meeker-Swtearns St. (Lat: 45.328667 Lon: -94.443722), Type: 99.0, Structure height: 27145 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE. STE 700

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Along Soo Tracks 3.1 Mi Nw (Lat: 45.325528 Lon: -94.472500), Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WNXX340
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.770 MHz, 161.085 MHz, 161.370 MHz, 161.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/2011, Expiration Date: 11/22/2021
    Registrant: Soo Line Railroad, 501 Marquette Ave, Room 1602, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (612) 904-6093, Fax: (612) 851-5688, Email:
  • 450 Central Avenue North (Lat: 45.319444 Lon: -94.412500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WPTE412
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/15/2011, Expiration Date: 09/10/2021, Certifier: Greg Stang
    Registrant: National Licens Corporation, 9050 Briarclift Road, Indianapolis, IN 46256, Phone: (317) 849-5866, Fax: (317) 841-3328

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0WRV, Licensee ID: L01101054
    Grant Date: 10/06/2006, Expiration Date: 10/06/2016
    Registrant: Lia C Nistler, 241 Cedar Avenue South, Watkins, MN 55389
  • Call Sign: WB0ABU, Licensee ID: L01193497
    Grant Date: 09/19/2006, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016
    Registrant: Paul M Ludwig, 15251 Co Rd 165, Watkins, MN 55389

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: MILLER DUANE E KITFOX III (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 133DM , Serial Number: 1
    Registrant (Individual): Duane E Miller, 14246 Co Rd 149, Watkins, MN 55389
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3274L , Serial Number: 17256174, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1967
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Leemah Flight Avco, 14246 County Road 149, Watkins, MN 55389, Other Owners: Duane F Miller, Jean Ann Miller
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 70538 , Serial Number: 18259293, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/13/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Doug Young, 35600 Csah 17, Watkins, MN 55389
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7807E , Serial Number: 17607, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1959
    Registrant (Individual): J Donald Erpelding, 16714 143rd Ave, Watkins, MN 55389
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 111 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9442R , Serial Number: R18200706, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Jeff D Pauly, 63551 Highway 55, Watkins, MN 55389



Most common first names in Watkins, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2280.4 years
Mary1882.3 years
Joseph1581.6 years
William1479.6 years
Anna1286.5 years
Frank1178.9 years
Arthur1079.0 years
Raymond979.1 years
George979.7 years
Henry884.7 years
Most common last names in Watkins, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schreiner1580.4 years
Loch1276.0 years
Kuechle1182.7 years
Dockendorf1184.7 years
Klein1184.4 years
Becker1072.5 years
Geislinger978.1 years
Ertl978.4 years
Donnay981.8 years
Winter883.5 years
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