Woodstock, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 120 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 48  (40.3%)
Females: 72  (59.7%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 56186

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,634 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Woodstock:

$29,634
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,883 (it was $13,269 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $33,835 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Woodstock:

$33,835
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $435.

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    • 12298.4%White alone
    • 10.8%American Indian alone
    • 10.8%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Woodstock: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.6%), Dutch (14.0%), Norwegian (9.9%), Danish (3.5%), Irish (2.9%), United States (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1820 feet

Land area: 0.55 square miles.

Population density: 217 people per square mile   (very low).

Woodstock, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Woodstock:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woodstock city:

  • Never married: 37.2%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $651 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $480 (1.4%)

Woodstock satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

3.3%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-17.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Wholesale trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (31%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (43%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

Average climate in Woodstock, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Woodstock-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 58% 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 above Minnesota state average. It is 75% 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 114.9 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 164.9 miles away from Woodstock center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 115.6 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 164.6 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 119.1 miles away from Woodstock center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 720.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Woodstock topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • PIPESTONE DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; PIPESTONE, MN)
  • PIPESTONE CO HOME HLTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PIPESTONE, MN)
  • PIPESTONE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER ASHTON CC Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PIPESTONE, MN)
  • PIPESTONE COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PIPESTONE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodstock:

  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 36 miles; Marshall, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,711)
  • South Dakota State University (about 41 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 46 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 62 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 76 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Ridgewater College (about 94 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • University of South Dakota (about 95 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)

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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 2013: 23.7%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian 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 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (78%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,28311
Evangelical Protestant3,21016
Catholic1,9492
Other1831
None971-
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
Pipestone County:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Pipestone County:

27.1%
Minnesota:

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

15.0%
State:

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 Government Administration 0$0 7$1,480
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,480

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $17,000 ($141.67)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($125.00)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($100.00)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($100.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($66.67)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($58.33)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($41.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($25.00)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($25.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($33.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $30,000 ($250.00)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($8.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($41.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $6,000 ($50.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($41.67)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($25.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($25.00)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($25.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($141.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $34,000 ($283.33)
    All Other: $1,000 ($8.33)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($100.00)
    NEC: $2,000 ($16.67)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $133,000 ($1108.33)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $85,000 ($708.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $210,000 ($1750.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($66.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $64,000 ($533.33)

5.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.61% ($24,957 average AGI)
from Rock County, MN  0.42% ($22,250)
from Lincoln County, MN  0.34% ($24,846)


6.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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 Minnehaha County, SD  0.87% ($32,364 average AGI)
to Rock County, MN  0.58% ($22,455)
to Lincoln County, MN  0.45% ($25,176)

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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