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Wilkin County, Minnesota (MN)

County population in 2019: 6,377 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 7,138 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,266
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 870
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,218
Renter-occupied apartments: 554 (it was 534 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

27%

Land area: 751 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wilkin County: 74.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.4%), Manufacturing (12.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wilkin County, MN (2019)
    • 6,18998.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 601.0%Two or more races
    • 250.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 230.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 120.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 10.02%Asian alone
Median resident age:

43.8 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years
Males: 3,283  (51.5%)
Females: 3,094  (48.5%)
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Average household size:
Wilkin County:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,388 ($38,093 in 1999)
This county:

$63,388
Minnesota:

$74,593

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $484 (lower quartile is $328, upper quartile is $751)
This county:

$484
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $154,256 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Wilkin:

$154,256
Minnesota:

$246,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,414 - $220,680
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,131
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $430

Institutionalized population: 138

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 7
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 33
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 1998: 38 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 1999: 46 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2002: 21 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $206,100
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2018: 19 buildings, average cost: $208,400
  • 2019: 13 buildings, average cost: $167,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Wilkin, MN residents
Average permit cost in Wilkin, MN
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,283 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,068 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Wilkin, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wilkin, MN in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wilkin, MN in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.5%
Wilkin County:

8.5%
Minnesota:

9.0%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 62.5% for other race residents, 43.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.8 years old
(Males: 42.9 years old, Females: 44.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.7 years old, Black residents: 70.2 years old, American Indian residents: 14.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 38.4 years old, Other race residents: 39.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wilkin County is $397 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $643 a month.

Cities in this county include: Breckenridge, Rothsay, Campbell, Foxhome, Wolverton, Kent, Nashua, Doran, Tenney.

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

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Neighboring counties: Adams County, Washington , Bayfield County, Wisconsin , Fallon County, Montana , Clay County , Umatilla County, Oregon , Lewis County, Idaho , Treasure County, Montana .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Minnesota:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Wilkin, MN
County total employment by year in Wilkin, MN
County average yearly wages by year in Wilkin, MN

Current college students: 175
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 28 (82.1% naturalized citizens)

Wilkin County:

0.5%
Whole state:

8.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 12010 or later
  • 62000 to 2009
  • 51990 to 1999
  • 111980 to 1989
  • 161970 to 1979
  • 2Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.9%

Wilkin County marital status for males Wilkin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,459
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 7
  • 3 or 4: 177
  • 5 to 9: 91
  • 10 to 19: 53
  • 20 to 49: 41
  • 50 or more: 144
  • Mobile homes: 152

Housing units in Wilkin County with a mortgage: 1,266 (35 second mortgage, 64 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 991

Here:

0.1% with mortgage
State:

65.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wilkin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,69110
Catholic1,5032
Evangelical Protestant6766
Other11
None1,705-
Wilkin County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:




Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Wilkin County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wilkin County:

7.4%
Minnesota:

6.5%

Adult obesity rate:
Wilkin County:

27.6%
State:

25.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

3.0%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Wilkin County:

Average size of farms: 1025 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $256,605
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $256.48
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $186,415
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 90.05%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.38%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $187,060
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 51 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.13
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 13.47%
Corn for grain: 39248 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 138356 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 140627 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Wilkin County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 20% 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 49.9 miles away from Wilkin County center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 45.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 204.0 miles away from the county 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 41.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 697.6 miles away from Wilkin County 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 200.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Minnesota Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4531, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019 - April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4442, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 20, 2013 to June 26, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4131: July 25, 2013, FEMA Id: 4131, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 16, 2011 to May 25, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1982: May 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1982, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2010 to April 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1900: April 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 1900, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2010 to April 26, 2010, Emergency Declared EM-3310: March 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 3310, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 16, 2009 to May 22, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1830: April 09, 2009, FEMA Id: 1830, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 16, 2009 to May 22, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3304: March 26, 2009, FEMA Id: 3304, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Minnesota Flooding, Incident Period: March 30, 2006 to May 03, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1648: June 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1648, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Minnesota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 29, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1622: January 04, 2006, FEMA Id: 1622, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wilkin County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 9, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wilkin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,982 (79.2%)
  • Carpooled: 199 (7.9%)
  • Bus: 27 (1.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 6 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 87 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 203 (8.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • England (24%)
  • Canada (21%)
  • Guatemala (17%)
  • Russia (14%)
  • Costa Rica (7%)
  • Denmark (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wilkin County


  • German (36%)
  • Norwegian (31%)
  • Scandinavian (5%)
  • American (5%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Wilkin County, Minnesota in 2000:

  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

People in group quarters in Wilkin County, Minnesota in 2010:

  • 117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $66,070.

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Minnesota average:

7.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.81% relocated from other counties in Minnesota ($20,035 average AGI)
3.56% relocated from other states ($19,365 average AGI)
Wilkin County:

3.56%
Minnesota average:

2.11%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Richland County, ND  1.91% ($33,863 average AGI)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.94% ($43,360)
from Cass County, ND  0.86% ($44,304)
from Clay County, MN  0.79% ($42,286)


5.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Minnesota average:

7.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.36% relocated to other counties in Minnesota ($26,000 average AGI)
2.26% relocated to other states ($14,993 average AGI)
Wilkin County:

2.26%
Minnesota average:

2.17%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richland County, ND  1.43% ($35,684 average AGI)
to Otter Tail County, MN  1.28% ($38,912)
to Clay County, MN  1.09% ($53,759)
to Cass County, ND  0.83% ($39,955)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Births per 1000 population in Wilkin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Wilkin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wilkin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wilkin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wilkin County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilkin County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilkin County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilkin County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wilkin County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,333 (1,165 aged, 168 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 40 (2%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Wilkin County, Minnesota in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (80)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (27)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (10)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 14.74
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,216
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,137
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 67,954

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,279
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,176
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 44

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 55
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 29

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,377
  • Male householders: 1,555 (522 living alone), Female householders: 1,310 (440 living alone)
  • 1,415 spouses (1,407 opposite-sex spouses), 131 unmarried partners, (131 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,594 children (1,413 natural, 59 adopted, 119 stepchildren), 37 grandchildren, 32 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 69 foster children, 19 other relatives, 34 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 146

Size of family households: 901 2-persons, 377 3-persons, 323 4-persons, 152 5-persons, 45 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 959 1-person, 67 2-persons, 5 3-persons.

936 married couples with children.
354 single-parent households (119 men, 235 women).

98.3% of residents of Wilkin speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $50,793,000 ($7,487 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,653,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $16,215,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,952,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,904,000
Federal grants: $8,980,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,880,000 ($4,417,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,861,000 ($15,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,026,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,314,000
Federal Government insurance: $89,793,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 413
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 386
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -357
Here -52 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wilkin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.35 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

3.9

Year house built in Wilkin County, Minnesota
  • Year house built in Wilkin County, Minnesota
  • 662014 or later
  • 272010 to 2013
  • 4112000 to 2009
  • 2981990 to 1999
  • 2441980 to 1989
  • 3941970 to 1979
  • 4131960 to 1969
  • 3451950 to 1959
  • 2681940 to 1949
  • 6651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wilkin County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilkin County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilkin County, Minnesota
  • 11 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 593 rooms
  • 1734 rooms
  • 4195 rooms
  • 3446 rooms
  • 3437 rooms
  • 3258 rooms
  • 5809+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilkin County, Minnesota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilkin County, Minnesota
  • 01 room
  • 852 rooms
  • 1373 rooms
  • 1184 rooms
  • 1095 rooms
  • 236 rooms
  • 617 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 779+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wilkin County, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilkin County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilkin County, Minnesota
  • 1no bedroom
  • 511 bedroom
  • 4172 bedrooms
  • 9253 bedrooms
  • 6774 bedrooms
  • 1765+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilkin County, Minnesota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilkin County, Minnesota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1401 bedroom
  • 2982 bedrooms
  • 413 bedrooms
  • 774 bedrooms
  • 555+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilkin County, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilkin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wilkin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 28no vehicle
  • 4251 vehicle
  • 9852 vehicles
  • 4063 vehicles
  • 2354 vehicles
  • 1845+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilkin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wilkin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 108no vehicle
  • 3171 vehicle
  • 1432 vehicles
  • 273 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles

94.5% of Wilkin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 35% lived in Minnesota.

Wilkin County:

94.5%
State average:

85.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,226
  • Other state: 2,131
  • Northeast: 59
  • Midwest: 1,768
  • South: 74
  • West: 197
Year householders moved into unit in Wilkin County, MN
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wilkin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 36.7%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.9%Electricity
  • 7.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.2%Electricity
  • 24.1%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Other fuel
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 120
Here:

18.4%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

7.3%
Minnesota:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

0.9%
Minnesota:

22.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Wilkin County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $885,000
  • Charges - Other: $777,000
    Regular Highways: $289,000
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,756,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,350,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,913,000
    General - Other: $1,728,000
    Police Protection: $1,379,000
    Health - Other: $899,000
    Correctional Institutions: $692,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $528,000
    Financial Administration: $479,000
    Solid Waste Management: $309,000
    Central Staff Services: $158,000
    Libraries: $53,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $661,000
    Highways: $527,000
    Other: $183,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $212,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,470,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,190,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $328,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $317,000
    General - Other: $280,000
    Police Protection: $199,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $54,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,424,000
    Public Welfare: $835,000
    Other: $705,000
    General Local Government Support: $299,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,299,000
    Other License: $14,000
    Severance: $8,000

Wilkin County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $885,000
  • Charges - Other: $777,000
    Regular Highways: $289,000
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,756,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,350,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,913,000
    General - Other: $1,728,000
    Police Protection: $1,379,000
    Health - Other: $899,000
    Correctional Institutions: $692,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $528,000
    Financial Administration: $479,000
    Solid Waste Management: $309,000
    Central Staff Services: $158,000
    Libraries: $53,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $661,000
    Highways: $527,000
    Other: $183,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $212,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,470,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,190,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $328,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $317,000
    General - Other: $280,000
    Police Protection: $199,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $54,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,424,000
    Public Welfare: $835,000
    Other: $705,000
    General Local Government Support: $299,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,299,000
    Other License: $14,000
    Severance: $8,000

Wilkin County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $885,000
  • Charges - Other: $777,000
    Regular Highways: $289,000
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,756,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,350,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,913,000
    General - Other: $1,728,000
    Police Protection: $1,379,000
    Health - Other: $899,000
    Correctional Institutions: $692,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $528,000
    Financial Administration: $479,000
    Solid Waste Management: $309,000
    Central Staff Services: $158,000
    Libraries: $53,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $661,000
    Highways: $527,000
    Other: $183,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $212,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,470,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,190,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $328,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $317,000
    General - Other: $280,000
    Police Protection: $199,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $54,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,424,000
    Public Welfare: $835,000
    Other: $705,000
    General Local Government Support: $299,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,299,000
    Other License: $14,000
    Severance: $8,000

Wilkin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $885,000
  • Charges - Other: $777,000
    Regular Highways: $289,000
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,756,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,350,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,913,000
    General - Other: $1,728,000
    Police Protection: $1,379,000
    Health - Other: $899,000
    Correctional Institutions: $692,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $528,000
    Financial Administration: $479,000
    Solid Waste Management: $309,000
    Central Staff Services: $158,000
    Libraries: $53,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $661,000
    Highways: $527,000
    Other: $183,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $212,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,470,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,190,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $280,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $328,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $317,000
    General - Other: $280,000
    Police Protection: $199,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $54,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000
    Health - Other: $9,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,424,000
    Public Welfare: $835,000
    Other: $705,000
    General Local Government Support: $299,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,299,000
    Other License: $14,000
    Severance: $8,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 79
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 65
  • Number of recipients under 18: 12
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 47
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 20
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 40
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 35
Most common first names in Wilkin County, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5679.3 years
Mary3981.2 years
Anna3683.4 years
William3680.7 years
Robert3065.5 years
Clara2985.8 years
Helen2785.4 years
George2677.4 years
Arthur2581.9 years
Charles2580.4 years
Most common last names in Wilkin County, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4581.8 years
Anderson3777.5 years
Nelson2476.7 years
Larson2282.9 years
Olson1779.5 years
Hanson1581.8 years
Conzemius1178.2 years
Hansen1181.4 years
Meyer1076.9 years
Nordick1080.1 years
Businesses in Wilkin County, MN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture1