Wilton, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 269 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +44.6%
 
Males: 142  (53.1%)
Females: 127  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 56687

Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,369 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Wilton:

$58,369
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,557 (it was $13,432 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $120,333 (it was $76,200 in 2000)
Wilton:

$120,333
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $147,650; Detached houses: $157,372; Mobile homes: $63,252

Median gross rent in 2016: $823.

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    • 18590.7%White alone
    • 115.4%Two or more races
    • 31.5%American Indian alone
    • 31.5%Asian alone
    • 21.0%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wilton: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.9%), Norwegian (17.3%), Hungarian (6.2%), French (4.9%), English (3.7%), Polish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.32 square miles.

Population density: 116 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Wilton:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilton city:

  • Never married: 44.2%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

5 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America).

This city:

2.9%
Minnesota:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,149 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $618 (0.7%)

Wilton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (95.8 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (194.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (531.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bemidji, MN (2.4 miles ), Solway, MN (2.5 miles) , Turtle River, MN (3.5 miles) , Shevlin, MN (3.5 miles) , Leonard, MN (4.0 miles) , Tenstrike, MN (4.3 miles) , Bagley, MN (4.4 miles ), Cass Lake, MN (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $40,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.51 N, Longitude: 95.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 218

Wilton household income distribution Wilton home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+8.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (2%)

Average climate in Wilton, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wilton-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the Wilton city center .

On 8/5/1981, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wilton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 89% 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 136.4 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 140.9 miles away from Wilton 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 148.3 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 311.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 777.4 miles away from Wilton center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 306.8 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 Beltrami County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Wilton:

  • SANFORD DIALYSIS BEMIDJI (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; BEMIDJI, MN)
  • NORTH COUNTRY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; BEMIDJI, MN)
  • SANFORD BEMIDJI MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; BEMIDJI, MN)
  • NEILSON PLACE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BEMIDJI, MN)
  • BELTRAMI NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BEMIDJI, MN)
  • HAVENWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BEMIDJI, MN)
  • GOOD SAM SOCTY HM CARE BEMIDJI (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BEMIDJI, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilton:

  • Bemidji State University (about 6 miles; Bemidji, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,316)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 70 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 89 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 95 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 95 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 95 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 100 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

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Notable location: Wilton Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Wilton include: Sacred Heart Catholic Church (A), Lakewood Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wilton Cemetery (1), Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beltrami County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.2%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.5%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Wilton (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Bagley: Wilton Branch at Sw Corner Of U.S. Hwy 2 And County State Aid Hwy 14, branch established on 2003/03/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $79.9 mil, Deposits: $71.9 mil, headquarters in Bagley, MN, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First National Agency Of Bagley, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Wilton city (based on Beltrami County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,20012
Mainline Protestant6,59120
Evangelical Protestant4,47131
Other7135
None25,467-
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: 7
Beltrami County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Beltrami County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Beltrami County:

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Beltrami County:

27.9%
Minnesota:

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

20.4%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.6%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.7%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wilton:

21.4%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wilton:

7.7%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wilton:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wilton:

36.4%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Wilton:

59.3%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Wilton:

79.0%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wilton, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$34
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$191
Totals for Government 0$0 6$225

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,000 ($22.30)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($18.59)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($7.43)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($7.43)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($3.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($29.74)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($11.15)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($11.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($3.72)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($26.02)
    NEC: $5,000 ($18.59)

5.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hubbard County, MN  0.48% ($25,189 average AGI)
from Cass County, MN  0.40% ($22,328)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.29% ($23,159)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hennepin County, MN  0.50% ($24,455 average AGI)
to Hubbard County, MN  0.44% ($48,000)
to Cass County, MN  0.32% ($21,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wilton:

  • KKBJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING)
  • KBUN (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: PAUL BUNYAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))

Strongest FM radio stations in Wilton:

  • KKBJ-FM (103.7 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBJI (98.3 FM; BLACKDUCK, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKZY (95.5 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: BG BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBHP (101.1 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: PAUL BUNYAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCRB-FM (88.5 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNBJ (91.3 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKEQ (107.1 FM; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K287AD (105.3 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: NORTHERN COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBSB (89.7 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: BEMIDJI STATE COLLEGE)
  • W224AB (92.7 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: OAK HILLS FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wilton:

  • K28DD (Channel 28; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K30DK (Channel 30; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFTC (Channel 26; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAWE (Channel 9; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MINNESOTA PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)

Wilton fatal accident list:

Feb 27, 2006 02:12 AM, Us-2, Lat: 47.51362, Lon: -94.99741, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 15, 1998 10:13 PM, Us-2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 24, 1982 05:10 PM, 2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wilton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3.8 Mi Nw (Lat: 47.550222 Lon: -95.054722), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNXS290, Licensee ID: L00001677
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHzGrant Date: 08/20/2011, Expiration Date: 11/06/2021Registrant: Otter Tail Power Company, 215 S Cascade St, Fergus Falls, MN 56537, Phone: (218) 739-8262

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: N0FBA, Licensee ID: L00144356, Grant Date: 04/20/2006, Expiration Date: 07/15/2016, Certifier: Roger S Beyer, Registrant: Roger S Beyer, 613 Grant Lake Lane Sw, Wilton, MN 56601
  • Call Sign: N0FBB, Licensee ID: L00144809, Grant Date: 06/05/2013, Expiration Date: 08/24/2023, Certifier: Louane K Beyer, Registrant: Louane K Beyer, 613 Grant Lake Lane Sw, Wilton, MN 56601
  • Call Sign: KC0HOK, Licensee ID: L00222550, Grant Date: 01/21/2010, Expiration Date: 03/29/2020, Certifier: Rebecca L Starkenburg, Registrant: Rebecca L Starkenburg, 589 Spirit Lake Rd Ne, Apt 3, Wilton, MN 56601-5627
  • Call Sign: AB0RE, Previous Call Sign: KC0EAO, Licensee ID: L00208359, Grant Date: 05/21/2008, Expiration Date: 08/18/2018, Certifier: Daniel S Starkenburg, Registrant: Daniel S Starkenburg, 589 Spirit Lake Rd Ne, Apt 3, Wilton, MN 56601-5627
  • Call Sign: K0ABY, Previous Call Sign: KD0YNG, Licensee ID: L01828704, Grant Date: 06/23/2015, Expiration Date: 06/23/2025, Certifier: Abigail L Starkenburg, Registrant: Abigail L Starkenburg, 589 Spirit Lake Rd Ne, Apt 3, Wilton, MN 56601-5627

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Businesses in Wilton, MN

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2

Wilton compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
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