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Population in 2019: 1,288 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -20.4%
 
Males: 651  (50.6%)
Females: 637  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

46.8 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56296.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,016 (it was $29,219 in 2000)
Wheaton:

$47,016
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,678 (it was $18,181 in 2000)

Wheaton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $78,230 (it was $39,700 in 2000)
Wheaton:

$78,230
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $117,700; detached houses: $117,540; townhouses or other attached units: $125,587; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,151; mobile homes: $69,908

Median gross rent in 2019: $594.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wheaton: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.6%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.5% for Black residents, 58.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.3% for American Indian residents, 5.0% for other race residents, 80.4% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Wheaton, MN (2019)
    • 1,37290.3%White alone
    • 805.3%Hispanic
    • 251.6%Two or more races
    • 151.0%Black alone
    • 151.0%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Wheaton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.1)
2
(153.5)
1
(77.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(66.8)
2
(136.7)
1
(70.0)
1
(71.3)
5
(367.1)
2
(139.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(146.3)
0
(0.0)
5
(370.1)
1
(75.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(467.3)
3
(205.1)
3
(210.1)
10
(713.3)
5
(367.1)
9
(627.2)
2
(140.9)
0
(0.0)
5
(365.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(296.1)
9
(676.2)
5
(383.7)
4
(308.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(1,936)
22
(1,504)
26
(1,821)
19
(1,355)
30
(2,203)
30
(2,091)
11
(775.2)
0
(0.0)
21
(1,536)
2
(149.3)
34
(2,517)
9
(676.2)
19
(1,458)
20
(1,544)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(140.1)
4
(285.3)
1
(73.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(140.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(292.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(154.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(146.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index123.5101.8112.7283.9193.1155.452.10.0139.76.0195.4155.5208.0157.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Wheaton, MN

Crime rate in Wheaton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (41.7%), Norwegian (14.0%), American (6.6%), Swedish (4.0%), Scandinavian (3.0%), English (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1019 feet

Land area: 1.78 square miles.

Population density: 723 people per square mile   (low).

Wheaton, Minnesota map

38 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.5%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $809 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,155 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (75.3 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (167.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (518.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Dumont, MN (2.6 miles),
White Rock, SD (3.0 miles),
Rosholt, SD (3.5 miles ),
Norcross, MN (3.9 miles),
Tintah, MN (4.1 miles),
Graceville, MN (4.1 miles ),
Tenney, MN (4.1 miles),
Herman, MN (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 45.80 N, Longitude: 96.50 W

Area code: 320

Distribution of median household income in Wheaton, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wheaton, MN in 2019

Wheaton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $161,100
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $201,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Wheaton, MN residents
Average permit cost in Wheaton, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.3%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Most common industries in Wheaton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.1%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Utilities (5.6%)
  • Warehousing & storage (5.0%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (32.3%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.4%)
  • Social assistance (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Wheaton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)

Average climate in Wheaton, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wheaton, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Wheaton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Wheaton city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 tornado 17.7 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wheaton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 18% 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 23.9 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 13.3 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 180.0 miles away from Wheaton 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 17.8 miles away from Wheaton center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 694.6 miles away from Wheaton center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 241.3 miles away from Wheaton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Traverse County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wheaton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wheaton:

  • SANFORD MEDICAL CENTER WHEATON (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 401 12TH STREET NORTH)
  • PHEASANT COUNTRY HOME CARE (403 12TH STREET NORTH)
  • TRAVERSE CARE CENTER (303 SEVENTH STREET SOUTH)
  • TRAVERSE COUNTY NURSING HOME (303 S SEVENTH ST)

Airports located in Wheaton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wheaton:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 34 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 39 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 55 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 75 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 75 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 77 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 83 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)

Public high school in Wheaton:

Public elementary/middle school in Wheaton:

  • PEARSON ELEMENTARY (Location: 710 4TH AVE N, Grades: KG-5)
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Library in Wheaton:

  • WHEATON COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $124,598; Location: 901 1ST AVENUE N; 18,557 books; 15,187 e-books; 1,171 audio materials; 1,995 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 63 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wheaton: Wheaton Country Club (A), Wheaton City Hall (B), Wheaton Fire Department (C), Wheaton Police Department (D), Traverse County Sheriffs Office (E), Wheaton Community Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wheaton include: Saint John's Lutheran Church (A), Presbyterian Church (B), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Calvary Worship Center (E), Bethlehem Covenant Church (F), Ave Maria Catholic Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: Michael Colley - Admiral.

Traverse 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:

2.1 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Wheaton in 2010:

  • 49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
71 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Wheaton (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Wheaton: State Bank Of Wheaton at 921 Broadway, branch established on 1899/01/01; Drive-In Facility at 1001-1003 Broadway, branch established on 1978/01/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $66.8 mil, Deposits: $53.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Traverse County Investment Corporation
  • Bank of the West: Wheaton Branch at 1024 Broadway, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Star Bank: Wheaton Branch at 1019 Broadway, branch established on 1930/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $149.3 mil, Deposits: $127.6 mil, headquarters in Bertha, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Wheaton:

Marital status in Wheaton, MN
  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Wheaton:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wheaton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wheaton, MN (based on Traverse County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,1436
Evangelical Protestant1,0554
Catholic9523
Other-1
None408-
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: 2
This county:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Here:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Traverse County:

8.09 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

8.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.5%
Minnesota:

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

12.2%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.1%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.4%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.4
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wheaton:

19.6%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

15.2%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wheaton:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.2%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.5%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wheaton, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 3$11,891$47,5641$1,034
Police Protection - Officers 3$14,964$59,8562$588
Financial Administration 2$8,689$52,1340$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$5,259
Firefighters 0$0 25$255
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$106
Totals for Government 8$35,544$53,31636$7,242

Wheaton government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Air Transportation: $935,000 ($725.93)
    Sewerage: $393,000 ($305.12)
    Police Protection: $331,000 ($256.99)
    Regular Highways: $259,000 ($201.09)
    Water Utilities: $248,000 ($192.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $232,000 ($180.12)
    General - Other: $229,000 ($177.80)
    Financial Administration: $112,000 ($86.96)
    Libraries: $110,000 ($85.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $108,000 ($83.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000 ($74.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $45,000 ($34.94)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($4.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $109,000 ($84.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $117,000 ($90.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($3.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($13.98)

Wheaton government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $344,000 ($267.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000 ($184.01)
    Other: $103,000 ($79.97)
    Air Transportation: $49,000 ($38.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($23.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $960,000 ($745.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,000 ($5.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $152,000 ($118.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.55)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $230,000 ($178.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $588,000 ($456.52)
    Other: $95,000 ($73.76)
  • Tax - Property: $669,000 ($519.41)
    Other License: $6,000 ($4.66)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,000 ($1.55)

Wheaton government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,698,000 ($3647.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,511,000 ($3502.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $425,000 ($329.97)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $239,000 ($185.56)

Businesses in Wheaton, MN

  • H&R Block: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wheaton:

  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))

Strongest FM radio stations in Wheaton:

  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Wheaton:

  • K27EN (Channel 27; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K39DZ (Channel 39; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K45DP (Channel 45; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K51EJ (Channel 51; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K18DU (Channel 18; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY UHF-TV, INC.)
  • K55FW (Channel 55; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K57BL (Channel 57; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K31DH (Channel 31; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY UHF-TV, INC.)
  • K53DX (Channel 53; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K59BT (Channel 59; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K61BJ (Channel 61; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K63BW (Channel 63; DONNELLY/HERMAN, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)

Wheaton fatal accident list:

Aug 18, 2013 01:31 AM, Us-75, Lat: 45.808244, Lon: -96.490236, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 8, 1997 07:17 AM, 27, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 10, 1983 03:00 PM, 75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 30.1mTotal length
  • $558,000,000Total costs
  • 4,448Total average daily traffic
  • 393Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,443Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wheaton, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wheaton, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Wheaton, MN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N0QDR, Licensee ID: L00401167, Grant Date: 11/01/2011, Expiration Date: 11/26/2021, Certifier: Corey C Spilde, Registrant: Corey C Spilde, 1305 Cottonwood Ave., Wheaton, MN 56296
  • Call Sign: NO0V, Licensee ID: L01038893, Grant Date: 08/05/2015, Expiration Date: 09/28/2025, Certifier: Raymond R Reineke, Registrant: Raymond R Reineke, Wheaton, MN 56296
  • Call Sign: KC0TTS, Licensee ID: L00973816, Grant Date: 02/03/2005, Expiration Date: 02/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2005, Certifier: John C Ragan, Registrant: West Central Minnesota Amateur Radio Club, 6069 - 560th St, Wheaton, MN 56296-5065
  • Call Sign: N3MN, Previous Call Sign: KC0TTS, Licensee ID: L00973816, Grant Date: 02/23/2005, Expiration Date: 02/23/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2017, Certifier: John C Ragan, Registrant: West Central Minnesota Amateur Radio Club, 6069 - 560th St, Wheaton, MN 56296-5065
  • Call Sign: KD0IEH, Licensee ID: L01500645, Grant Date: 06/22/2009, Expiration Date: 06/22/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2021, Certifier: Richard C Mckenney, Registrant: Richard C Mckenney, 1408 2nd Ave South, Wheaton, MN 56296

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1232C, N1232C, N-1232C, Serial Number: 22-1036, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 04/14/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 11/23/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Lance A Lundquist, Po Box 94, Wheaton, MN 56296
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-501 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7314Q, N7314Q, N-7314Q, Serial Number: 501-0004, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 11/26/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Jon F Mathias, 211 2nd Ave S, Wheaton, MN 56296
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-30 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 139 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7787Y, N7787Y, N-7787Y, Serial Number: 30-870, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 06/04/2018
    Registrant (Individual): George E Ahlsten, 7542 710th Ave, Wheaton, MN 56296
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 77890, N77890, N-77890, Serial Number: 3617, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 05/01/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Rodney C Johnson, 7190 630th St, Wheaton, MN 56296
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8535N, N8535N, N-8535N, Serial Number: 28-11334, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Jon F Mathias, 211 2nd Ave Se, Wheaton, MN 56296
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A 150 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8692D, N8692D, N-8692D, Serial Number: 18-6298, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 06/04/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Richard L Mathias, 7530 County Road 6, Wheaton, MN 56296
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-301 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8550S, N8550S, N-8550S, Serial Number: 301-0143, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 06/25/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Wheaton Dumont Aerial Spraying LLC, 6593 Us Highway 75, Wheaton, MN 56296

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of fire incidents - 21 took place in 2010, and the least - 5 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wheaton, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (38.1%), and Outside Fires (36.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wheaton, MN
    • 5938.1%Structure Fires
    • 5636.1%Outside Fires
    • 3623.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wheaton, MN
Most common first names in Wheaton, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna2487.5 years
John2382.5 years
Walter2078.2 years
Fred1879.1 years
Mary1883.4 years
William1879.3 years
Robert1773.6 years
Edward1576.8 years
Henry1481.4 years
Carl1383.5 years
Most common last names in Wheaton, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4780.1 years
Anderson2879.7 years
Nelson1881.3 years
Olson1582.6 years
Larson1483.7 years
Peterson1375.0 years
Rinke1179.1 years
Schmitz1082.9 years
Erickson1079.3 years
Gaulrapp980.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wheaton, MN
  • 56.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.2%Electricity
  • 1.1%Utility gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wheaton, MN
  • 48.0%Electricity
  • 34.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel


Wheaton compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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