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Population in 2012: 121 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 

Males: 56  (46.6%)
Females: 65  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  45.0 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 56186

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,134 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Woodstock:

$31,134
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,645

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $33,880 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Woodstock:

$33,880
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $51,401; Detached houses: $51,401

Median gross rent in 2012: $444.

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  • White alone - 122 (98.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Woodstock: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (40.9%), Dutch (18.2%), Norwegian (11.3%), Danish (5.7%), United States (3.1%), Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1820 feet

Land area: 0.55 square miles.

Population density: 218 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Woodstock:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woodstock city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $519 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (45.4 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (154.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (451.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hatfield, MN (2.4 miles) , Holland, MN (2.7 miles ), Lake Wilson, MN (2.7 miles ), Edgerton, MN (3.1 miles ), Chandler, MN (3.1 miles ), Pipestone, MN (3.3 miles ), Trosky, MN (3.4 miles) , Ruthton, MN (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 44.01 N, Longitude: 96.10 W

Area code: 507

Woodstock household income distribution Woodstock home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.5%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-17.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (35%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Retail trade (40%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Construction laborers (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Child care workers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)


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Tornado activity:

Woodstock-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Woodstock 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 20.7 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:

Woodstock-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from Woodstock center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Woodstock:

  • EDGEBROOK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EDGERTON, MN)
  • HIAWATHA MANOR (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PIPESTONE, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - PIPESTONE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PIPESTONE, MN)

Political contributions by individuals in Woodstock, MN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodstock:

  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 35 miles; Marshall, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,730)
  • South Dakota State University (about 41 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 9,084)
  • Ridgewater College (about 94 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 2,670)
  • University of South Dakota (about 95 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 5,598)
  • South Central College (about 103 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,118)
  • Buena Vista University (about 105 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 105 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 12,138)

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Notable locations in Woodstock: New Life Treatment Center (A), Woodstock Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Woodstock include: Church of God the Father (A), Saint Martin Catholic Church (B), American Reformed Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.0%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.5%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Woodstock compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Woodstock travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (75%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Electricity (10%)

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1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Woodstock city (based on Pipestone County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 99.35%
Here99.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchReformed Church in America
Adherents19.2%18.1%16.6%16.0%8.3%
Congregations9.7%12.9%16.1%9.7%6.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents6.8%5.6%4.3%1.3%3.8%
Congregations9.7%12.9%3.2%3.2%16.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Here:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Pipestone County:

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

8.0%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
State:

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

15.0%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$549
Totals for Government 0$0 7$549

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $17,000 ($140.50)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($123.97)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($99.17)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($99.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($66.12)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($57.85)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($41.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($24.79)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($24.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($33.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $30,000 ($247.93)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($8.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($41.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $6,000 ($49.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($41.32)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($24.79)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($24.79)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($24.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($140.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $34,000 ($280.99)
    All Other: $1,000 ($8.26)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($99.17)
    NEC: $2,000 ($16.53)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $133,000 ($1099.17)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $85,000 ($702.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $210,000 ($1735.54)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($66.12)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $64,000 ($528.93)

5.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,852 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.70% ($23,440 average AGI)
from Murray County, MN  0.31% ($29,091)
from Rock County, MN  0.28% ($25,500)


6.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.72%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.97% ($47,514 average AGI)
to Lyon County, MN  0.47% ($22,882)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.36% ($29,308)

Strongest AM radio stations in Woodstock:

  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KWOA (730 AM; 1 kW; WORTHINGTON, MN)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woodstock:

  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KRSW (89.3 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; MARSHALL, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KARL (105.1 FM; TRACY, MN; Owner: KMHL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • K277AI (103.3 FM; RUSSELL, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Woodstock:

  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K07TY (Channel 7; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: NOBLES BROADCASTING CO., LTD.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Scott Kirby, Woodstock Rpt, 300 Ft Ne Of West St. (Lat: 44.010806 Lon: -96.103361), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 5123344100, Scott.Smyth@trillion.Net, 9208 WATERFORD CENTRE BLVD., #150
  • Scott Kirby, Woodstock Rpt, 300 Ft Ne Of West St. (Lat: 44.010806 Lon: -96.103361), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 5123344100, Scott.Smyth@trillion.Net, 9208 WATERFORD CENTRE BLVD., #150

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 3 Mi N & 3 Mi E (Lat: 44.051639 Lon: -96.045861), Call Sign: KNDB210
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/1997, Expiration Date: 10/08/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003
    Registrant: Jim Reese, Rural Rt, Lake Wilson, MN 56151
  • 2.4 Mi Sw (Lat: 43.993861 Lon: -96.143917), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPGV229, Licensee ID: L00438133
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/16/2005, Expiration Date: 03/28/2015
    Registrant: Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water System, Lake Benton, MN 56149, Phone: (507) 368-4248
  • 1649 131st St (Lat: 44.037167 Lon: -96.135444), Call Sign: WQPU297
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.885 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/15/2012, Expiration Date: 08/15/2022, Certifier: Reid Stokesbary
    Registrant: M & H Communications, 604 7th Street Sw, Pipestone, MN 56164, Phone: (507) 825-5321, Fax: (507) 825-2641, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Woodstock RPT, 300 Ft Ne Of West St And 3rd Ave (Lat: 44.010806 Lon: -96.103361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 37.5 m, Call Sign: WQGD808
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 19560.0 MHz, 18080.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/18/2006, Expiration Date: 12/18/2016, Certifier: Scott Kirby
    Registrant: Trillion Partners, Inc., Under Receivership, 9208 Waterford Centre Blvd., Suite 150, Austin, TX 78758, Phone: (512) 334-4100, Fax: (512) 334-4099, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0VCY
    Grant Date: 01/26/1996, Expiration Date: 01/26/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2008
    Registrant: Maynard K Winsel, Rr 1 Box 173, Woodstock, MN 56186
  • Call Sign: N0HTB
    Grant Date: 02/05/1997, Expiration Date: 02/05/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2009
    Registrant: Dawn M Van Ruler, Rt 1 Box 29, Woodstock, MN 56186


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