Garrison, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 207 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 101  (49.1%)
Females: 106  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

59.1 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56450.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,901 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Garrison:

$48,901
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,844 (it was $19,447 in 2000)

Garrison city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $81,918 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Garrison:

$81,918
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $123,895; detached houses: $205,736; mobile homes: $43,503

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,027.

March 2019 cost of living index in Garrison: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.0%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Garrison, MN (2019)
    • 16193.1%White alone
    • 42.3%Two or more races
    • 42.3%Hispanic
    • 10.6%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (18.6%), Polish (16.9%), Norwegian (11.9%), Irish (8.5%), Swedish (8.5%), French (6.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1250 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 193 people per square mile   (very low).

Garrison, Minnesota map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Minnesota:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,632 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $544 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (53.8 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (95.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (433.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Vineland, MN (2.9 miles ),
Deerwood, MN (3.6 miles ),
Crosby, MN (3.8 miles ),
Ironton, MN (3.8 miles ),
Riverton, MN (4.0 miles),
Cuyuna, MN (4.0 miles ),
Harding, MN (4.1 miles),
Trommald, MN (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 46.30 N, Longitude: 93.82 W

Area code: 320

Distribution of median household income in Garrison, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Garrison, MN in 2019
Garrison satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Garrison, MN residents
Average permit cost in Garrison, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+53.2%).
Most common industries in Garrison, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (23.6%)
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (30.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (12.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (10.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.5%)
  • Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers (5.0%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (37.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (6.3%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Garrison, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7.5%)
  • Media and communications workers (7.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.5%)
  • Cashiers (12.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (12.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (9.4%)
  • Top executives (6.3%)
  • Computer specialists (6.3%)

Average climate in Garrison, 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 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.2. This is better than average.

City:

58.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.62
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Garrison-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Garrison city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Garrison-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 51% 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 115.0 miles away from Garrison center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 126.2 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 307.6 miles away from Garrison 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 150.1 miles away from Garrison center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Garrison center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 102.1 miles away from Garrison center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crow Wing County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Garrison topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Garrison:

  • WOODHAVEN SENIOR COMM (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • HOMEHEALTH PARTNERSHIP (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CROSBY, MN)
  • CUYUNA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CROSBY, MN)

Airports located in Garrison:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garrison:

  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 19 miles; Brainerd, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,371)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 53 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 54 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 55 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 57 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 80 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 81 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Garrison: Bob's Trailer Park (A), Garrison Golf Course (B), Garrison Fire and Rescue Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Garrison include: Our Lady of Fatima Church (A), Community Alliance Church (B), Light of the Cross Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Garrison Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Country Inns & Suites by Carlson (Highway 169 North), Mille Lacs Motel (Highway 169).

Crow Wing County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

  • GARRISON TRAILER PARK, INC. (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BOB'S TRAILER PARK (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

47.7%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

13.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Garrison (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Deerwood: Garrison Branch at 9451 Madison Street, branch established on 1979/02/05. Info updated 2009/09/02: Bank assets: $230.1 mil, Deposits: $194.5 mil, headquarters in Deerwood, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Deerwood Bancshares, Inc.
  • Security State Bank of Aitkin: Detached Facility at 27310 Central Street, branch established on 1978/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $85.4 mil, Deposits: $74.9 mil, headquarters in Aitkin, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Security State Agency Of Aitkin, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Garrison:

Marital status in Garrison, MN
  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Garrison:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Garrison
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Garrison, MN (based on Crow Wing County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,48723
Catholic10,75113
Evangelical Protestant9,07349
Other5874
None28,602-
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: 13
This county:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Crow Wing County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
This county:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Crow Wing County:

11.54 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.2%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Crow Wing County:

8.0%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.9%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

37.8%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Garrison:

28.0
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Garrison:

17.3%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.6%
State:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Garrison:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.1%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

47.8%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

69.1%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Garrison, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 0$0 34$11,931
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$7,366
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$572
Totals for Government 0$0 37$19,869

Garrison government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $215,000 ($1038.65)
    Financial Administration: $43,000 ($207.73)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($198.07)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($77.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($57.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($24.15)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($19.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($48.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $148,000 ($714.98)

Garrison government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $164,000 ($792.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000 ($38.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $52,000 ($251.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($4.83)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $43,000 ($207.73)
  • Tax - Property: $179,000 ($864.73)
    Other License: $12,000 ($57.97)

Garrison government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $256,000 ($1236.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $230,000 ($1111.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,000 ($125.60)

6.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
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 Cass County, MN  0.89% ($47,082 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.61% ($91,860)
from Morrison County, MN  0.32% ($35,110)


5.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,179 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cass County, MN  0.82% ($69,052 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.55% ($67,387)
to Morrison County, MN  0.24% ($39,508)

Businesses in Garrison, MN

  • McDonald's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Garrison:

  • KLIZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • 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.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KVBR (1340 AM; 1 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garrison:

  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KLIZ-FM (107.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KUAL-FM (101.5 FM; CROSBY, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFGI (103.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KKIN-FM (94.3 FM; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WJJY-FM (106.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KTIG (102.7 FM; PEQUOT LAKES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC.)
  • KLKS (104.3 FM; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KBKK (95.9 FM; PILLAGER, MN; Owner: DJ BROADCASTING C0RPORATION)
  • K204ES (88.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Garrison:

  • K16BQ (Channel 16; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K25GD (Channel 25; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • K33ET (Channel 33; AITKIN, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • K27EV (Channel 27; AITKIN, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • K28DF (Channel 28; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K57BJ (Channel 57; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • K39GG (Channel 39; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KAWB (Channel 22; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MN PUBLIC TELEVISION INC.)
  • K54AT (Channel 54; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

Garrison fatal accident list:

Aug 17, 2007 05:37 PM, Sr-18 0300000018, Monroe St, Lat: 46.295506, Lon: -93.824722, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 20, 2002 01:55 AM, Us-169, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 6, 1988 01:10 AM, 169, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1988 10:25 PM, 169, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Sep 4, 1983 00:30 AM, 18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Jun 6, 1981 01:30 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 23, 1978 01:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Stormy M Seibt, Hc1 Box 18c (Lat: 46.292222 Lon: -93.829722), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: American Tower Limited Partnership, Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • Lottie L Thompson, Hc1 Box 18c (Lat: 46.292222 Lon: -93.829722), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc., Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • Hc1 Box 18c (Lat: 46.292222 Lon: -93.829722), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Us Sitelease Inc, 750324 Topek-a, Phone: (785) 246-1771
  • Hc1 Box 18c (Lat: 46.292222 Lon: -93.829722), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Atc Tower Corp, Www.Americantower.Com, , Houst-on, Phone: (713) 693-0000

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Fire Hall (Lat: 46.294139 Lon: -93.828306), Call Sign: KNDV869,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.190 MHz, 154.295 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/1999, Expiration Date: 01/31/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/10/2002, Registrant: City Of Garrison, City Hall, Garrison, MN 56450, Phone: (218) 692-4747
  • Lat: 46.288611 Lon: -93.830278, Call Sign: WQCP514,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.525 MHz, 457.550 MHz, 457.575 MHz, 457.600 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2005, Expiration Date: 04/22/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/27/2015, Certifier: Robert Weston, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • LIFT STATION #5, West Side Of Intersectionof Golf Circle & Baffle Bend Rd (Lat: 46.232556 Lon: -93.801583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQNH332,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2020, Expiration Date: 02/04/2031, Certifier: John Schley, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 384-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • LIFT STATION #28, Ne End Of Flying Jib Rd (Lat: 46.250111 Lon: -93.813306), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQNH333,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/2021, Expiration Date: 02/04/2031, Certifier: John Schley, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • LIFT STATION #17, S Of Glen Dr & West Of Glewn Dr Ar Corner About 1.75 Miles Fm Hwy 169 (Lat: 46.261861 Lon: -93.849806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQNH359,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2020, Expiration Date: 02/04/2031, Certifier: John Schley, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • LIFT STATION #23, S Of Glen Dr & West Of Glewn Dr Ar Corner About 1.75 Miles Fm Hwy 169 (Lat: 46.261861 Lon: -93.849806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQNI902,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz, Grant Date: 12/05/2020, Expiration Date: 02/17/2031, Certifier: John Schley, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • LIFT STATION #11, 1/8 Mile East Og Hwy 18 On Rd North Of Bob Rd Runninh East & West (Lat: 46.300889 Lon: -93.824472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQNJ992,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.478 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/2021, Expiration Date: 03/01/2031, Certifier: John Schley, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E# 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, Borden Lake Lookout Tower 2 Mi Se (Lat: 46.278278 Lon: -93.857194), Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WNTJ515,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2147.60 MHz, 2133.20 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2001, Expiration Date: 05/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2005, Registrant: Mn. Dept. Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd. Ms730, St.Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 296-8364, Fax: (651) 297-5735, Email:
  • MS03NP145, Sw Of Adams St. & Hayes Ave. (Garrison# 9327) (Lat: 46.292278 Lon: -93.829611), Type: Mast, Structure height: 88.7 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQQB469,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/15/2012, Expiration Date: 10/15/2022, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:
  • GARRISON, 27201 Hayes Street (Lat: 46.292278 Lon: -93.829611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 88.7 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQWA994,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2015, Expiration Date: 07/06/2025, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC0QL, Grant Date: 11/28/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2007, Registrant: Luther H Koon, Star Rte 1 Box 153b, Garrison, MN 56450
  • Call Sign: KC0SMR, Licensee ID: L00869094, Grant Date: 05/21/2014, Expiration Date: 05/26/2024, Certifier: Jerry L Krieger, Registrant: Jerry L Krieger, 5250 Oak Ct, Garrison, MN 56450

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6242T, N6242T, N-6242T, Serial Number: 15060942, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 03/19/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Glenn R Huff, 6189 Walleye Way, Garrison, MN 56450
  • Aircraft: KENNEDY ROCKNE L CHINOOK PLUS 2XS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9077M, N9077M, N-9077M, Serial Number: 02272XS, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 02/10/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Rockne L Kennedy, 27257 Westward Ho St, Garrison, MN 56450

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 10 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Garrison, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.1%), and Outside Fires (34.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Garrison, MN
    • 5142.1%Structure Fires
    • 4234.7%Outside Fires
    • 2319.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 54.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Garrison, MN
Most common first names in Garrison, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1180.2 years
George976.5 years
Marie782.7 years
William774.9 years
Robert770.0 years
James671.0 years
Joseph662.2 years
Margaret671.0 years
Donald568.0 years
Mary564.8 years
Most common last names in Garrison, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson972.0 years
Lingwall585.2 years
Johnson576.4 years
Nelson475.7 years
Hansen377.0 years
Brown374.0 years
Benjamin362.7 years
Dahl379.4 years
Nerheim385.4 years
Peterson383.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Garrison, MN
  • 75.6%Utility gas
  • 17.9%Electricity
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Garrison, MN
  • 100.0%Utility gas


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

Garrison on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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