Windom, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 4,431 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.3%
 
Males: 2,096  (47.3%)
Females: 2,335  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56101.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,629 (it was $30,744 in 2000)
Windom:

$44,629
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,737 (it was $17,155 in 2000)

Windom city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,389 (it was $64,000 in 2000)
Windom:

$121,389
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $105,463; detached houses: $108,801; townhouses or other attached units: $120,999; mobile homes: $26,736

Median gross rent in 2017: $641.

March 2019 cost of living index in Windom: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.8%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 87.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 3.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Windom, MN (2017)
    • 3,87083.2%White alone
    • 4329.3%Hispanic
    • 1583.4%Asian alone
    • 811.7%Two or more races
    • 451.0%Black alone
    • 270.6%American Indian alone
    • 40.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Windom, Minnesota as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Windom is 1,534 to 1.


Crime rates in Windom by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(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)
1
(22.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
(43.5)
6
(131.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.1)
2
(44.5)
3
(68.2)
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)
9
(200.5)
12
(269.9)
7
(161.8)
9
(214.7)
5
(120.0)
10
(243.8)
11
(234.9)
5
(106.9)
3
(65.3)
7
(153.4)
10
(218.9)
5
(110.3)
6
(133.4)
4
(90.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(401.1)
28
(629.8)
34
(785.8)
29
(692.0)
18
(432.2)
17
(414.5)
22
(469.9)
31
(663.0)
12
(261.2)
11
(241.1)
18
(394.0)
6
(132.4)
21
(466.8)
11
(249.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
63
(1,404)
82
(1,844)
93
(2,149)
81
(1,933)
99
(2,377)
70
(1,707)
85
(1,815)
52
(1,112)
52
(1,132)
41
(898.7)
47
(1,029)
48
(1,059)
60
(1,334)
54
(1,227)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(178.3)
5
(112.5)
4
(92.4)
6
(143.2)
2
(48.0)
7
(170.7)
8
(170.9)
5
(106.9)
7
(152.4)
3
(65.8)
4
(87.5)
5
(110.3)
1
(22.2)
3
(68.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(48.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)138.6180.8180.7180.1153.2159.7166.2120.8123.6194.0119.5100.2150.0190.2

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Windom, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: German (43.9%), Norwegian (13.1%), American (6.2%), Swedish (3.5%), English (3.0%), European (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1364 feet

Land area: 3.55 square miles.

Population density: 1,247 people per square mile   (low).

Windom, Minnesota map

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

This city:

5.3%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,491 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,256 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (83.9 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (118.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (402.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fish Lake, MN (2.0 miles),
Bingham Lake, MN (2.1 miles),
Wilder, MN (2.2 miles),
Mountain Lake, MN (3.3 miles ),
Heron Lake, MN (3.4 miles ),
Okabena, MN (3.6 miles),
Lakefield, MN (3.7 miles ),
Jeffers, MN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 43.87 N, Longitude: 95.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,057 (+22.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,473 (68.6%)

Area code: 507

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $75,600
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $59,200
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $90,400
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,600
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $266,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $247,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $260,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Windom, MN residents
Average permit cost in Windom, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Windom, MN
Historical housing units in Windom, MN
Most common industries in Windom, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (13.4%)
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (13.0%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Food (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Machinery (13.8%)
  • Social assistance (8.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Windom, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.2%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)

Average climate in Windom, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Windom-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the Windom city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1968, a category F5 tornado 37.7 miles away from the city center killed 9 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Windom-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 79% 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 132.5 miles away from Windom center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 214.6 miles away from Windom center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 137.6 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 204.7 miles away from the city 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 167.4 miles away from Windom center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 158.0 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 Cottonwood County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Windom topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Windom:

  • HOME FOR CREATIVE LIVING (108 NINTH STREET)
  • RESIDENTIAL ADVANTAGES INC (945 PROSPECT AVENUE)
  • WINDOM AREA HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 2150 HOSPITAL DRIVE, PO BOX 339)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOME HLTH CARE (710 FULLER DRIVE #3)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - WINDOM (705 SIXTH STREET)

Airports located in Windom:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Windom:

  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 36 miles; Estherville, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,311)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 52 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • South Central College (about 58 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 59 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 66 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 69 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Buena Vista University (about 85 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)

Public high schools in Windom:

Public elementary/middle schools in Windom:

See full list of schools located in Windom

Library in Windom:

  • WINDOM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $172,765; Location: 904 4TH AVENUE; 27,555 books; 15,187 e-books; 1,705 audio materials; 760 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 113 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Windom: Windom (A), Cottonwood County Fairgrounds (B), Windom Country Club (C), Cottonwood County Courthouse (D), Windom Public Library (E), Windom City Hall (F), Windom Volunteer Fire Department (G), Cottonwood County Historical Society (H), Cottonwood County Law Enforcement Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Windom include: Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church (A), Lutheran Church of Our Savior (B), Living Word Lutheran Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Evangelical Free Church (G), Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd (H), American Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery (1), Lakeview Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Windom include: Island Park (1), Dynamite County Park (2), Kastle Kingdom Park (3), Legion Field (4), Mayflower Park (5), Witt Memorial Park (6), Tegels Park (7), Abby Park (8), Jens Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Guardian Inn (1955 1st Avenue North).

Courts: Cottonwood County - District Court- Probation Officer (900 3rd Avenue), Cottonwood County - Judge of District Court- District Court- Court Administr (900 3rd Avenue).

Birthplace of: Johnny Olson - (1910-1985), radio and television announcer, Kris Kuehl - Athletics competitor, Maria Schneider (musician).

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

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

  • DELFT (Population served: 49, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.2%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Windom in 2010:

  • 75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 68 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Windom in 2000:

  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 79 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Windom (2011 data):

  • Bank Midwest: Windom Branch at 245 Ninth Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $678.7 mil, Deposits: $567.5 mil, headquarters in Spirit Lake, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Goodenow Bancorporation
  • Bank of the West: Windom Branch at 203 Tenth Street, branch established on 1881/01/01. 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
  • United Prairie Bank: Windom Branch at 1545 First Avenue North, branch established on 2001/09/10. Info updated 2009/05/06: Bank assets: $565.8 mil, Deposits: $487.7 mil, headquarters in Mountain Lake, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Windom:

Marital status in Windom, MN
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Windom:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Minnesota average:

10.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Windom, MN (based on Cottonwood County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,28616
Evangelical Protestant3,34123
Catholic1,8342
None2,226-
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: 6
Cottonwood County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.41 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

8.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Windom:

47.3%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.7%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Windom:

28.5
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Windom:

21.8%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Windom:

10.0%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Windom:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Windom:

34.4%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

51.5%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Windom:

74.5%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Windom, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$43,227$64,8410$0
Parks and Recreation 6$23,033$46,0662$2,631
Electric Power 6$33,522$67,0441$1,010
Other and Unallocable 5$26,164$62,79423$16,333
Streets and Highways 5$21,567$51,7610$0
Other Government Administration 4$26,762$80,2866$2,089
Financial Administration 4$17,916$53,7481$1,450
Sewerage 3$11,667$46,6680$0
Water Supply 3$16,844$67,3760$0
Local Libraries 1$3,820$45,8402$2,781
Police - Other 1$3,744$44,9280$0
Airports 0$0 1$678
Totals for Government 46$228,266$59,54836$26,972

Windom government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Hospitals: $7,659,000 ($1728.50)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($4.29)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $14,490,000 ($3270.14)
    Electric Utilities: $5,698,000 ($1285.94)
    General - Other: $3,834,000 ($865.27)
    Liquor Stores: $1,616,000 ($364.70)
    Sewerage: $1,250,000 ($282.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $970,000 ($218.91)
    Water Utilities: $964,000 ($217.56)
    Police Protection: $928,000 ($209.43)
    Regular Highways: $543,000 ($122.55)
    Health - Other: $322,000 ($72.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $296,000 ($66.80)
    Financial Administration: $175,000 ($39.49)
    Libraries: $157,000 ($35.43)
    Air Transportation: $135,000 ($30.47)
    Central Staff Services: $104,000 ($23.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $76,000 ($17.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($4.29)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000 ($1.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $614,000 ($138.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $670,000 ($151.21)
    Electric Utilities: $623,000 ($140.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $481,000 ($108.55)
    General - Other: $471,000 ($106.30)
    Regular Highways: $257,000 ($58.00)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($19.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($16.93)
    Air Transportation: $44,000 ($9.93)
    Liquor Stores: $11,000 ($2.48)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($1.81)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,542,000 ($348.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($12.41)

Windom government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $16,629,000 ($3752.88)
    Other: $3,644,000 ($822.39)
    Sewerage: $1,326,000 ($299.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $210,000 ($47.39)
    Air Transportation: $153,000 ($34.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $117,000 ($26.40)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $119,000 ($26.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000 ($3.61)
    Health and Hospitals: $3,000 ($0.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $192,000 ($43.33)
    Special Assessments: $163,000 ($36.79)
    Fines and Forfeits: $32,000 ($7.22)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($6.09)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,206,000 ($1400.59)
    Liquor Stores: $2,009,000 ($453.40)
    Water Utilities: $1,680,000 ($379.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,442,000 ($325.43)
    Other: $403,000 ($90.95)
  • Tax - Property: $1,365,000 ($308.06)
    Other License: $82,000 ($18.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $27,000 ($6.09)

Windom government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,122,000 ($6120.97)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,277,000 ($5478.90)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,600,000 ($1263.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,755,000 ($621.76)

Windom government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,879,000 ($3583.62)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,820,000 ($1990.52)
Businesses in Windom, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Dairy Queen1McDonald's1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Windom:

  • KDOM (1580 AM; 1 kW; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO INCORPORATED)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • 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)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWOA (730 AM; 1 kW; WORTHINGTON, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Windom:

  • KDOM-FM (94.3 FM; WINDOM, MN; Owner: WINDOM RADIO, INC.)
  • KILR-FM (95.9 FM; ESTHERVILLE, IA; Owner: JACOBSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KRAQ (105.7 FM; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINNESOTA)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Windom:

  • K58AF (Channel 58; WINDOM, MN; Owner: CITY OF WINDOM)
  • K56AH (Channel 56; WINDOM, MN; Owner: CITY OF WINDOM)
  • K60AD (Channel 60; WINDOM, MN; Owner: CITY OF WINDOM)
  • K62AI (Channel 62; WINDOM, MN; Owner: CITY OF WINDOM)
  • K64AK (Channel 64; WINDOM, MN; Owner: CITY OF WINDOM)
  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K53EV (Channel 53; JACKSON, MN; Owner: FEDERATED RURAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION)
Windom fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Windom fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 35.3mTotal length
  • $539,000,000Total costs
  • 20,340Total average daily traffic
  • 1,215Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,310Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Windom, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Windom, MN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Windom)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Windom, MN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Windom)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Windom)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of fire incidents - 29 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Windom, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.4%), and Outside Fires (37.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Windom, MN
    • 9543.4%Structure Fires
    • 8137.0%Outside Fires
    • 3616.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 73.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Windom, MN
Most common first names in Windom, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5379.1 years
Robert3072.6 years
Mary3080.7 years
William3079.5 years
Henry2879.9 years
Esther2386.5 years
Anna2388.9 years
George2381.9 years
Margaret2286.0 years
Donald2170.4 years
Most common last names in Windom, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6681.2 years
Hanson3479.8 years
Olson3181.2 years
Peterson3084.9 years
Nelson2779.9 years
Anderson2180.6 years
Larson1976.5 years
Benson1780.5 years
Christensen1583.4 years
Elness1460.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Windom, MN
  • 83.8%Utility gas
  • 9.8%Electricity
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Windom, MN
  • 52.7%Utility gas
  • 40.4%Electricity
  • 5.1%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Other fuel


Windom compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below 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.

Windom on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #94 (56101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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