Nisswa, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 2,096 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.3%
 
Males: 1,109  (52.9%)
Females: 987  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

49.4 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 56468.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $71,721 (it was $48,306 in 2000)
Nisswa:

$71,721
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $38,498 (it was $26,265 in 2000)

Nisswa city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $248,036 (it was $151,500 in 2000)
Nisswa:

$248,036
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $292,614; detached houses: $301,587; townhouses or other attached units: $260,976; in 2-unit structures: $250,267; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $513,892; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $148,452; mobile homes: $89,570

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,071.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nisswa: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.1%
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  • Races in Nisswa, MN (2019)
    • 1,73794.4%White alone
    • 362.0%Hispanic
    • 341.8%Two or more races
    • 150.8%Asian alone
    • 10.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Nisswa, Minnesota as of August 05, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nisswa is 2,162 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.90
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (39.9%), Norwegian (11.0%), American (8.7%), Polish (5.6%), Swedish (4.5%), Russian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 1231 feet

Land area: 10.9 square miles.

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

Nisswa, Minnesota map

47 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.6%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,270 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,138 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (66.1 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (117.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (460.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lake Shore, MN (1.7 miles ),
Merrifield, MN (2.6 miles),
Pequot Lakes, MN (2.6 miles ),
Breezy Point, MN (2.7 miles ),
East Gull Lake, MN (2.9 miles ),
Jenkins, MN (3.1 miles ),
Baxter, MN (3.3 miles ),
Brainerd, MN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 46.51 N, Longitude: 94.29 W

Area code: 218

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

Nisswa tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2002: 32 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $232,700
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $281,700
  • 2006: 19 buildings, average cost: $242,100
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $307,600
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $307,600
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $279,800
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $246,900
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $245,100
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $219,200
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $323,000
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2016: 18 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2018: 39 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2019: 17 buildings, average cost: $297,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Nisswa, MN residents
Average permit cost in Nisswa, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +551 (+39.3%).
Most common industries in Nisswa, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Nisswa, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Top executives (6.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)

Average climate in Nisswa, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Nisswa, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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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 57.9. This is better than average.

City:

57.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
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 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.62
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Nisswa-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Nisswa city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F4 tornado 19.1 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nisswa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 47% 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 101.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 111.9 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 294.8 miles away from Nisswa 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 132.8 miles away from Nisswa center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from Nisswa center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 104.7 miles away from Nisswa 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).
Nisswa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Nisswa:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOME CARE (25372 SMILEY ROAD PO BOX 315)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Nisswa:

  • ESSENTIA HEALTH ST JOSEPH'S MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • KINGWOOD COURT GOOD SAMARITAN CTR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • BARNABAS HEALTH CARE SERV (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • MINNESOTA NEUROREHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - BETHANY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - WOODLAND (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BRAINERD, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - PINE RIVER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PINE RIVER, MN)

located in Nisswa:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nisswa:

  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 12 miles; Brainerd, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,371)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 65 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 66 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 66 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 67 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 68 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Bemidji State University (about 73 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)

Public elementary/middle school in Nisswa:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Nisswa: Nisswa Pioneer Village (A), The Garden Course at Grand View Lodge (B), The Pines at Grand View Lodge Golf Course (C), Fritz's Resort Golf Course (D), Camp Lincoln (E), Camp Lake Hubert (F), Nisswa City Hall (G), Nisswa Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Nisswa include: Church of the Cross (A), Saint Christopher's Church (B), Christ Community Church (C), New Hope Community Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Nisswa Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Bass Lake (A), Roy Lake (B), Round Lake (C), Nisswa Lake (D), Lower Cullen Lake (E), Lake Hubert (F), Hole-in-the-Day Lake (G), Fishtrap Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Nisswa: Nisswa City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Nisswa Area Historical Society - Pioneer Park (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 25611 Main Street), Nisswa Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4871 County Road 77), Koeps Sport Shop (Tours & Charters; 24400 Smiley Road).

Hotels: Birch Bay Golf Course & Resort (1646 South Agate Shore Drive Southwest), Days Inn of Nisswa (Highway 371 North), Days Inn Nisswa MN (24186 North Smiley Road), Gull Lake Motel (9215 Interlachen Road).

Birthplace of: Carl Sneep - Ice hockey defenceman.

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 Nisswa and their reported violations in the past:

INTERLACHEN (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.3%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
9 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
4 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Nisswa (2011 data):

  • BlackRidgeBANK: Nisswa Branch at 5411 County Road 18, branch established on 1978/08/01; Schaefer's Foods Branch at 23964 Smiley Road, branch established on 1996/11/18. Info updated 2011/11/29: Bank assets: $348.3 mil, Deposits: $299.3 mil, headquarters in Fargo, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Blackridge Financial, Inc.
  • Frandsen Bank & Trust: Nisswa Branch at 24110 Smiley Road, branch established on 1997/10/10. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $1,439.6 mil, Deposits: $1,194.5 mil, headquarters in Lonsdale, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Frandsen Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Nisswa:

Marital status in Nisswa, MN
  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Nisswa:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Minnesota average:

10.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nisswa, 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
Crow Wing County:

2.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Crow Wing County:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
This 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:
This county:

8.0%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.2%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.1%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Nisswa:

29.2
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.8%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nisswa:

10.8%
State:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

44.1%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
Nisswa:

57.1%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nisswa, 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
Police Protection - Officers 6$6,851$13,7020$0
Other and Unallocable 6$5,673$11,34610$1,862
Streets and Highways 4$7,216$21,6480$0
Sewerage 1$4,719$56,6280$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,787$57,44411$119
Financial Administration 1$7,427$89,1240$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,922$47,0640$0
Firefighters 0$0 5$357
Totals for Government 20$40,595$24,35726$2,338

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,000 ($3.34)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $3,518,000 ($1678.44)
    Police Protection: $611,000 ($291.51)
    Sewerage: $502,000 ($239.50)
    Regular Highways: $486,000 ($231.87)
    General - Other: $397,000 ($189.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000 ($110.69)
    Financial Administration: $164,000 ($78.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $155,000 ($73.95)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $59,000 ($28.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($21.47)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($12.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($38.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $59,000 ($28.15)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($14.79)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($13.36)
    Liquor Stores: $15,000 ($7.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($4.77)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.48)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $506,000 ($241.41)
    Other: $203,000 ($96.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($11.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($2.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $49,000 ($23.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $97,000 ($46.28)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($11.45)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $3,516,000 ($1677.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $109,000 ($52.00)
  • Tax - Property: $1,996,000 ($952.29)
    Other License: $26,000 ($12.40)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,838,000 ($1831.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,339,000 ($1593.03)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $668,000 ($318.70)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,000 ($80.63)

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 Nisswa, MN
NameCountNameCount
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Days Inn1UPS1
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Nisswa:

  • KLIZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KVBR (1340 AM; 1 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nisswa:

  • WJJY-FM (106.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • KLIZ-FM (107.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KBLB (93.3 FM; NISSWA, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFGI (103.5 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KBKK (95.9 FM; PILLAGER, MN; Owner: DJ BROADCASTING C0RPORATION)
  • KKWS (105.9 FM; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KUAL-FM (101.5 FM; CROSBY, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K204ES (88.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K216FS (91.1 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KSKK (94.7 FM; STAPLES, MN; Owner: NORMIN BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Nisswa:

  • KAWB (Channel 22; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MN PUBLIC TELEVISION INC.)
  • KLKS-LP (Channel 46; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • K54AT (Channel 54; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K16BQ (Channel 16; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K28DF (Channel 28; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCCW-TV (Channel 12; WALKER, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K57BJ (Channel 57; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • 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)
  • K39GG (Channel 39; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • K49CU (Channel 49; WALKER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • Nisswa, Minnesota
  • Fatal accident count24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents34
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:13
  • Fatalities25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents53
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Minnesota average
  • Fatal accident count11245
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17256
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4535
  • Fatalities12645
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents29334
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents756
See more detailed statistics of Nisswa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Nisswa)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Lat: 46.495778 Lon: -94.311917, Call Sign: WPSL333,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 456.187 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 46.533306 Lon: -94.233611, Call Sign: WQAJ381,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 155.385 MHz, 155.400 MHz, 157.450 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2014, Expiration Date: 06/14/2024, Certifier: Joseph F Glaccum, Registrant: North Memorial Ambulance Service, 4501 68th Ave N, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429, Phone: (763) 581-9972, Fax: (763) 581-9901, Email:
  • Lat: 46.501167 Lon: -94.313833, Call Sign: WQIS315,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/2018, Expiration Date: 04/29/2028, Certifier: Chad Bohnenstingl, Registrant: Etoc Inc., 23521 Nokomis Avenue, Nisswa, MN 56468, Phone: (218) 821-4581, Fax: (218) 963-4771, Email:
  • 25312 Smiley Road (Lat: 46.520278 Lon: -94.288333), Call Sign: WQKD258,
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.012 MHz, 464.212 MHz, 469.212 MHz, 464.087 MHz, 464.012 MHz, 464.287 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 464.187 MHz, 469.187 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 464.137 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/2009, Expiration Date: 04/06/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2019, Certifier: Lisa M Laneski, Registrant: Retail Data Systems, 6566 Edenvale Blvd, Eden Prairie, MN 55346, Phone: (952) 392-2696, Fax: (952) 934-4830, Email:
  • Lat: 46.447111 Lon: -94.377778, Call Sign: WQLI212,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.577 MHz, 159.697 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2010, Expiration Date: 01/26/2020, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2020, Certifier: Kari Dayton, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • MS03NP413, 1932 West Gull Tower Rd Sw (Mn10762-A) (Lat: 46.442778 Lon: -94.377806), Type: Mast, Structure height: 56.7 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQQB458,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/15/2012, Expiration Date: 10/15/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2014, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • NISSWA, 1823 Lower Roy Lake Road (Lat: 46.510833 Lon: -94.311611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.7 m, Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WQQX533,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/20/2013, Expiration Date: 03/20/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • MS03NP413, 1932 W Gull Tower Rd Sw (Lat: 46.442806 Lon: -94.377833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQUR238,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2014, Expiration Date: 09/16/2024, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: Dla Piper LLP, 500 8th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 799-4216, Fax: (202) 799-5616, Email:
  • A1O0211A, 1932 West Gull Tower Rd Sw (Mn10762-A) (Lat: 46.442778 Lon: -94.377806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 56.7 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQVS729,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2015, Expiration Date: 04/30/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • MERRIFIELD, 22272 Semmler Rd N (Lat: 46.474806 Lon: -94.178333), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 28 m, Call Sign: WRCI681,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2018, Expiration Date: 10/12/2028, Certifier: Scott Bowers, Registrant: Granite Electronics, Inc., 535 N 31 Ave, St Cloud, MN 56303, Phone: (320) 252-1887, Fax: (320) 259-5997, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nisswa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Nisswa)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 25 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Nisswa, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.4%), and Outside Fires (33.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Nisswa, MN
    • 10951.4%Structure Fires
    • 7133.5%Outside Fires
    • 3215.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nisswa, MN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nisswa, MN
  • 75.0%Utility gas
  • 10.8%Electricity
  • 9.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nisswa, MN
  • 48.0%Utility gas
  • 26.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.3%Electricity


Nisswa compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 18 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Levi John Christianson (2)
  • Robert Harold Irvine (1)
  • Michael John Christianson (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2021.