Winton, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 168 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.2%
 
Males: 117  (69.7%)
Females: 51  (30.3%)
Median resident age:

48.5 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip code: 55796

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,339 (it was $29,063 in 2000)
Winton:

$42,339
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,701 (it was $18,017 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $103,874 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
Winton:

$103,874
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $109,186; detached houses: $107,138

Median gross rent in 2017: $369.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winton: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.4%
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  • Races in Winton, MN (2010)
    • 17098.8%White alone
    • 21.2%Two or more races
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Ancestries: Finnish (41.7%), German (16.7%), Polish (16.7%), French Canadian (8.3%), Scandinavian (8.3%), Slovene (8.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1335 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,291 people per square mile   (low).

Winton, Minnesota map

1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Minnesota:

100.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Winton city:

0.4% ($218)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($1,297)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (80.8 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (215.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (466.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ely, MN (1.8 miles ),
Babbitt, MN (4.3 miles ),
Soudan, MN (4.7 miles ),
Tower, MN (4.9 miles ),
Hoyt Lakes, MN (5.7 miles ),
Aurora, MN (5.9 miles ),
Biwabik, MN (6.1 miles ),
McKinley, MN (6.4 miles)

Latitude: 47.93 N, Longitude: 91.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 218

Distribution of median household income in Winton, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Winton, MN in 2017

Winton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $400,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Winton, MN residents
Average permit cost in Winton, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+9.5%).
Most common industries in Winton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.8%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Utilities (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (32.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (18.4%)
  • Public administration (16.3%)
  • Utilities (10.2%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (13.0%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.9%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (8.7%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Winton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (9.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Cashiers (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (14.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Carpenters (8.2%)
  • Construction laborers (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (19.6%)
  • Cashiers (17.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.0%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (8.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Winton, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.341. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.341
U.S.:

5.558
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.0309. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0309
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.80. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.80
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Winton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 96% 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 254.4 miles away from Winton center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 263.6 miles away from Winton 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 281.4 miles away from Winton center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 446.1 miles away from Winton center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 253.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 469.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Winton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Winton:

  • BOUNDARY WATERS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ELY, MN)
  • ELY BLOOMENSON HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ELY, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winton:

  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 78 miles; Duluth, MN; Full-time enrollment: 10,612)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 79 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Lake Superior College (about 81 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 85 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Bemidji State University (about 147 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 151 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 158 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)

Points of interest:

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St. Louis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

45.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Winton:

Marital status in Winton, MN
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

For population 25 years and over in Winton:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Minnesota average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Winton, MN (based on St. Louis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic38,75736
Mainline Protestant32,14391
Evangelical Protestant19,017118
Other2,76020
Orthodox9766
Black Protestant1771
None106,396-
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: 39
St. Louis County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 106
This county:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 176
St. Louis County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

25.3%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
St. Louis County:

11.3%
Minnesota:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 1$2,484$29,8083$2,786
Water Supply 0$0 1$142
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,425
Sewerage 0$0 1$142
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$281
Financial Administration 0$0 1$200
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$762
Totals for Government 1$2,484$29,80813$5,738

Winton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $269,000 ($1601.19)
    General - Other: $55,000 ($327.38)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($89.29)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($77.38)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($65.48)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($59.52)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($53.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($29.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($11.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($5.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($11.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($190.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($125.00)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($65.48)
    Liquor Stores: $6,000 ($35.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $78,000 ($464.29)

Winton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Regular Highways: $25,000 ($148.81)
    Other: $13,000 ($77.38)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($53.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $23,000 ($136.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $29,000 ($172.62)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $287,000 ($1708.33)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($59.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $28,000 ($166.67)
  • Tax - Property: $45,000 ($267.86)
    Other License: $1,000 ($5.95)

Winton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000 ($1607.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $240,000 ($1428.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,000 ($178.57)

4.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Carlton County, MN  0.41% ($48,289 average AGI)
from Douglas County, WI  0.38% ($42,350)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.36% ($45,594)


4.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
St. Louis County:

0.03%
Minnesota average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  0.52% ($44,351 average AGI)
to Carlton County, MN  0.44% ($52,686)
to Douglas County, WI  0.37% ($44,128)

Strongest AM radio stations in Winton:

  • WELY (1450 AM; 1 kW; ELY, MN; Owner: BOUNDARY WATERS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winton:

  • WELY-FM (94.5 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: BOUNDARY WATERS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • W269AC (101.7 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KAOD (106.7 FM; BABBITT, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • K237CE (95.3 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS,INC)
  • WEVE-FM (97.9 FM; EVELETH, MN; Owner: IRON RANGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K208CR (89.5 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K280AT (103.9 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: RANGE PAGING, INC)
  • W288AI (105.5 FM; ELY, MN; Owner: IRON RANGE BCNG, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Winton:

  • K28DW (Channel 28; ELY, MN; Owner: MARGIE P. REED)
  • K30DX (Channel 30; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)
  • K32DH (Channel 32; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)
  • K34DS (Channel 34; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)
  • K36CY (Channel 36; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)
  • K38DH (Channel 38; ELY, MN; Owner: HARRY W. REED, II)

Winton fatal accident list:

Aug 9, 2003 03:10 PM, Sr-169, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.7mTotal length
  • $894,000,000Total costs
  • 4,202Total average daily traffic
  • 115Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,430Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Mp&l Hydro Electric Station 9 Mi Ne (Lat: 47.930722 Lon: -91.760417), Call Sign: KQB839,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.275 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2002, Expiration Date: 11/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2012, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Mp Company Hydro Electric Sta 9 Mi Ne (Lat: 47.930722 Lon: -91.760417), Call Sign: WNAN790,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/2014, Expiration Date: 10/02/2024, Certifier: James L Goodin, Registrant: B V Larson Inc., 1082 West Bone Lake Ln, Milltown, WI 54858, Phone: (715) 857-5557, Fax: (715) 857-5557, Email:
  • Lat: 47.930833 Lon: -91.760278, Call Sign: WQAI650, Licensee ID: L00206008,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.500 MHz, 468.500 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/2004, Expiration Date: 06/08/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2014, Certifier: Kathleen Nelson, Registrant: Great River Energy, Elk River, MN 55330-0800, Phone: (763) 241-2220, Fax: (763) 241-6020

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WINTON STA, 9 Mi Ne Of Winton At Mp Hydro Electric Station (Lat: 47.930722 Lon: -91.760417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41.1 m, Overall height: 43.6 m, Call Sign: WAY520,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6726.25 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2012, Expiration Date: 03/26/2022, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WB0JRH, Licensee ID: L01282002, Grant Date: 06/13/2017, Expiration Date: 07/22/2027, Certifier: Terrence C Jackson, Registrant: Terrence C Jackson, 137 River View Dr, Winton, MN 55796
  • Call Sign: KD7GPH, Licensee ID: L01503067, Grant Date: 07/02/2009, Expiration Date: 09/28/2019, Certifier: Wilfred J Gallant, Registrant: Wilfred J Gallant, 14034 Lauder Blvd, Winton, MN 55796

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winton, MN
  • 60.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.3%Wood
  • 11.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winton, MN
  • 37.5%Electricity
  • 31.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.3%Wood


Winton 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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