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Demographics Analysis

The people of Elk Township, Minnesota give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Male:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 9 years : 7

10 to 14 years : 6

15 to 17 years : 7

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 13

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 1

25 to 29 years : 9

30 to 34 years : 18

35 to 39 years : 3

40 to 44 years : 2

45 to 49 years : 8

50 to 54 years : 15

55 to 59 years : 5

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 2

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 8

70 to 74 years : 6

75 to 79 years : 3

80 to 84 years : 4

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 9 years : 5

10 to 14 years : 14

15 to 17 years : 3

18 and 19 years : 2

20 years : 0

21 years : 1

22 to 24 years : 10

25 to 29 years : 9

30 to 34 years : 5

35 to 39 years : 1

40 to 44 years : 5

45 to 49 years : 12

50 to 54 years : 12

55 to 59 years : 2

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 7

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 10

75 to 79 years : 6

80 to 84 years : 4

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 137

Multiple ancestry : 106

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 2

Ancestry not reported : 11


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 247

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Total:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 42

18 to 24 years : 32

25 to 34 years : 41

35 to 44 years : 11

45 to 54 years : 47

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 2

65 to 74 years : 39

75 years and over : 17

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 30

18 to 24 years : 20

25 to 34 years : 32

35 to 44 years : 9

45 to 54 years : 39

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 2

65 to 74 years : 33

75 years and over : 14

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 12

18 to 24 years : 12

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 2

45 to 54 years : 8

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 6

75 years and over : 3

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 98

Female : 104

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 25

Female : 20

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 9

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence : 202

Born in other state in the United States : 45

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 19

Now married, except separated : 143

Divorced : 6

Separated : 0

Widowed : 7

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 2

Now married, except separated : 31

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 9

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Speak only English : 233

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

German:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Elk Township, Minnesota

  • German: 158   (42.1%)
  • Dutch: 86   (22.9%)
  • Swedish: 36   (9.6%)
  • Norwegian: 19   (5.1%)
  • English: 19   (5.1%)
  • Polish: 13   (3.5%)
  • United States Or American: 10   (2.7%)
  • Belgian: 8   (2.1%)
  • Scottish: 7   (1.9%)
  • Danish: 5   (1.3%)
  • Irish: 5   (1.3%)
  • European: 4   (1.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 2   (0.5%)
  • Other Groups: 2   (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 1   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Elk Township, Minnesota is 256



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Elk Township, Minnesota: 132
Female Population in Elk Township, Minnesota: 124


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Elk Township, Minnesota: 35.5
Median Female Resident Age in Elk Township, Minnesota: 48.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Minnesota is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Elk Township, Minnesota


White


Both sexes

47.4

Male

51.3

Female

42.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.8

Male

13.0

Female

16.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

13.5

Male

29.0

Female

13.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.5

Male

51.8

Female

43.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Elk Township, Minnesota


  • White: 247
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 9
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Elk Township, Minnesota citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Elk Township, Minnesota

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (1.89%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 7   (6.6%)
  • 9th Grade: 3   (2.83%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 6   (5.66%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 38   (35.85%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 10   (9.43%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 19   (17.92%)
  • Associate Degree: 11   (10.38%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 6   (5.66%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (3.77%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (4.55%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (2.27%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 45   (51.14%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 8   (9.09%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 12   (13.64%)
  • Associate Degree: 6   (6.82%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 9   (10.23%)
  • Master's Degree: 2   (2.27%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Elk Township, Minnesota

  • Worthington Public School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1117 Marine Avenue, Worthington, MN 56187, Phone: (507) 372-2172, Students: 2,226 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Elk Township, Minnesota

  • Prairie Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1700 1st Avenue Sw, Worthington, MN 56187, Phone: (507) 727-1250, Students: 943 )

  • Worthington Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 1401 Crailsheim Road, Worthington, MN 56187, Phone: (507) 376-4174, Students: 487 )

  • Early Childhood


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 117 11th Avenue, Worthington, MN 56187, Phone: (507) 376-9188, Students: 41 )

  • District 518 Special Education


    ( Location: 117 11th Avenue, Worthington, MN 56187, Phone: (507) 372-2983, )

  • Prairie Academy


    ( Location: 1680 Airport Road, Worthington, MN 56187, Phone: (507) 372-7859, )

  • Worthington-targeted Services


    ( Location: 117 11th Avenue, Worthington, MN 56187, Phone: (507) 372-1322, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Elk Township, Minnesota

  • Worthington Senior High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1211 Clary Street, Worthington, MN 56187, Phone: (507) 376-6121, Students: 698 )

  • Worthington Area Learning Center


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 117 11th Avenue, Worthington, MN 56187, Phone: (507) 372-1322, Students: 57 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Elk Township, Minnesota

  • St Mary's Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 1206 8th Avenue, Worthington, MN 56187, Phone: (507) 376-5236, Students: 122 )

  • Worthington Christian School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1770 Eleanor Street, Worthington, MN 56187, Phone: (507) 376-4861, Students: 67 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Elk Township, Minnesota

  • Worthington


    407 12th Street, Worthington, MN 56187

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Elk Township, Minnesota


  • Freedom Veterans Memorial Inc


    1121 Third Avenue, Worthington, MN 56187

  • Historic Worthington Inc


    1311 4th Ave, Worthington, MN 56187

  • Lower West Fork Watershed Association


    267 Main St, Worthington, WV 26591

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Elk Township, Minnesota affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Elk Township, Minnesota.

Area Features of Elk Township, Minnesota


Airport


(1) Worthington Municipal Airport  

Building


(1) Nobles County Jail   (2) Nobles County Library   (3) Worthington Fire Department   (4) Worthington Police Department  

Canal


(1) Judicial Ditch Number Eight   (2) Whisky Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Church Of The Brethren Cemetery   (2) Saint Marys Cemetery   (3) Seward Cemetery  

Church


(1) American Lutheran Church   (2) American Reformed Church   (3) Assemblies Of God Church   (4) Brethren Church   (5) Calvary Baptist Church   (6) Calvary Independent Baptist Church   (7) Church Of Christ   (8) Emmanuel United Methodist Church   (9) First Lutheran Church   (10) First United Methodist Church   (11) Full Gospel Church   (12) Grace Lutheran Church   (13) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (14) Saint Mary S Church   (15) Saint Mary S Convent   (16) Saint Matthews Lutheran Church   (17) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (18) United Pentecostal Church   (19) Westminster Presbyterian Church   (20) Worthington Baptist Temple  

Civil


(1) City Of Worthington   (2) Township Of Elk   (3) Township Of Worthington  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 42   (2) Interchange 43   (3) Interchange 45  

Dam


(1) Okabena Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Crossroads Care Center   (2) Orthopedic Institute   (3) Sanford Worthington Medical Center   (4) Worthington Specialty Clinics  

Locale


(1) Nobles County Fairgrounds   (2) Pioneer Village   (3) Prairie View Golf Links   (4) Worthington   (5) Worthington Country Club   (6) Worthington Speedway  

Park


(1) Bristol Park   (2) Castlewood Knolls Park   (3) Centennial Park   (4) Church Park   (5) Intercity Park   (6) Kelly Park   (7) Millard Walker Park   (8) South East Side Park   (9) Vets Park   (10) Watland Park  

Populated Place


(1) Sungold Heights Mobile Home Park   (2) Worthington  

Post Office


(1) Worthington Post Office  

School


(1) Central Elementary School   (2) Christian School   (3) Saint Mary S School   (4) West School   (5) Worthington Christian School   (6) Worthington High School   (7) Worthington Junior High School  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Elk Township, Minnesota

56187 (pop. 12,654)


Cities Nearby Elk Township, Minnesota

Summit Lake Township, MN  (pop. 338) 5.2 Miles
Worthington Township, MN  (pop. 321) 5.2 Miles
Worthington City, MN  (pop. 10,971) 6.3 Miles
Hersey Township, MN  (pop. 240) 6.9 Miles
Seward Township, MN  (pop. 210) 7.1 Miles
Lorain Township, MN  (pop. 410) 7.9 Miles
Dewald Township, MN  (pop. 264) 8.5 Miles
Bloom Township, MN  (pop. 135) 8.7 Miles
Brewster City, MN  (pop. 612) 8.7 Miles
Graham Lakes Township, MN  (pop. 332) 8.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Elk Township, Minnesota

507



Elevation in Elk Township, Minnesota is 1,604.0 ft. (489.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Elk Township, Minnesota

Lat: 43.710429 N        Long: -95.641665 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Elk Township, Minnesota need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Minnesota

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
  Total Electric Industry 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Elk Township, Minnesota

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 3   (2.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 3   (2.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 18   (13.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 10   (7.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 26   (19.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 23   (17.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 19   (14.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 7   (5.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 14   (10.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 2   (1.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 109

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 4

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 3

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 1

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 1

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 3

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 28


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Less than 5 minutes : 6

5 to 9 minutes : 24

10 to 14 minutes : 24

15 to 19 minutes : 27

20 to 24 minutes : 32

25 to 29 minutes : 3

30 to 34 minutes : 2

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 3


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

With Social Security income : 37

No Social Security income : 74


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

With retirement income : 4

No retirement income : 107


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 1

$35,000 to $39,999 : 8

$40,000 to $44,999 : 0

$45,000 to $49,999 : 5

$50,000 to $59,999 : 22

$60,000 to $74,999 : 13

$75,000 to $99,999 : 16

$100,000 to $124,999 : 7

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 1

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $57,083


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Elk Township, Minnesota

  • KDOM (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Bingham Lake, MN; Owner: Windom Radio Incorporated)
  • KWOA (730 AM; 1.0 kW; Rushmore, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)
  • KQAD (800 AM; 0.5 kW; Magnolia, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Elk Township, Minnesota

  • KLQL (101.1 FM; Hardwick, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)
  • KUQQ (102.1 FM; Spirit Lake, IA; Owner: Sorenson Broadcasting Corpn.)
  • KUOO (103.9 FM; Spirit Lake, IA; Owner: Sorenson Broadcasting Corpn.)
  • KIMZ (104.3 FM; Bigelow, MN; Owner: Absolute Communications, L.l.c.)
  • KIMZ (104.3 FM; Bigelow, MN; Owner: Absolute Communications, L.l.c.)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; Chandler, MN; Owner: Wallace Christensen)
  • KBOJ (88.1 FM; Bigelow, MN; Owner: American Family Association)
  • KRLP (88.1 FM; Bingham Lake, MN; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KRSW (89.3 FM; Chandler, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • KQRB (89.9 FM; Bingham Lake, MN; Owner: American Family Association)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Spirit Lake, IA; Owner: Refuge Media Group)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Round Lake, MN; Owner: United Food And Commercial Workers Local 1161)
  • 981215MB (90.9 FM; Storden, MN; Owner: Minn-iowa Christian Broadcasting Inc)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; Chandler, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • KITN (93.5 FM; Round Lake, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)
  • KDOM-FM (94.3 FM; Wilder, MN; Owner: Windom Radio, Inc.)
  • KWOA-FM (95.1 FM; Rushmore, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; Chandler, MN; Owner: Wallace Christensen)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Elk Township, Minnesota

  • KSMN (Channel 20; Chandler, MN; Owner: West Central Minnesota Educational Television Company)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Elk Township, Minnesota

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 32  (37.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 0  (0.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 11  (12.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 11  (12.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 12  (14.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 24  (34.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 27  (39.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 15  (21.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 1  (1.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 255 Farms In Elk Township, Minnesota


(updated 2008)



Banks In Elk Township, Minnesota

First State Bank Southwest - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $460.2k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

Worthington Federal Savings Bank, Fsb - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $68.4k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 2

Bank Of The West - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $69.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 603

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

United Prairie Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $553.2k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 13

Rolling Hills Bank & Trust - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $231.2k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 12

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Elk Township, Minnesota

  • Worthington Municipal


    (about 5.0 miles in Worthington, Minnesota; Airport Code: OTG)

  • Windom Municipal


    (about 30.0 miles in Bingham Lake, Minnesota; Airport Code: MWM)

  • Jackson Airport


    (about 33.3 miles in Alpha, Minnesota; Airport Code: MJQ)

  • Spencer Municipal


    (about 43.8 miles in Fostoria, Iowa; Airport Code: SPW)

  • Marshall Muni/Ryan Field


    (about 51.6 miles in Marshall, Minnesota; Airport Code: MML)

  • Southwest Minnesota Regional-Marshall/Ryan Field


    (about 52.0 miles in Ghent, Minnesota; Airport Code: MML)

  • Joe Foss Field


    (about 55.7 miles in Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Airport Code: FSD)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Elk Township, Minnesota

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.57%

Carpooled

1.95%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

4.55%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

14.94%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Elk Township, Minnesota, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 89

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 2

Female householder, no husband present : 2

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 16

Householder not living alone : 2


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 2

All other households : 109


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 73

Renter-occupied housing units : 16

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 18

Renter-occupied housing units : 0


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 1

$35,000 to $39,999 : 17

$40,000 to $44,999 : 3

$45,000 to $49,999 : 5

$50,000 to $59,999 : 24

$60,000 to $74,999 : 15

$75,000 to $99,999 : 16

$100,000 to $124,999 : 7

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Total : 120


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Occupied : 111

Vacant : 9


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Median number of rooms : 7


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : 4

Built 2000 to 2004 : 3

Built 1990 to 1999 : 0

Built 1980 to 1989 : 8

Built 1970 to 1979 : 11

Built 1960 to 1969 : 18

Built 1950 to 1959 : 6

Built 1940 to 1949 : 16

Built 1939 or earlier : 54


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Utility gas : 0

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 76

Electricity : 8

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 25

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 2

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 2

$40,000 to $49,999 : 12

$50,000 to $59,999 : 5

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 2

$80,000 to $89,999 : 2

$90,000 to $99,999 : 3

$100,000 to $124,999 : 17

$125,000 to $149,999 : 4

$150,000 to $174,999 : 10

$175,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 to $249,999 : 17

$250,000 to $299,999 : 2

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 7

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 5

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 44

Housing units without a mortgage : 44


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Elk Township, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : $162,500

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 :

Built 1980 to 1989 : $200,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $162,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $225,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $166,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $57,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $103,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Elk Township, Minnesota: 79.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Minnesota: 64.6%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Elk Township, Minnesota

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,792,990
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,792,990
2000        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,239,385
  Two Family 3 6 $590,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 17 $1,829,385
2001        
  Single Family 23 23 $3,118,943
  Two Family 4 8 $792,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $390,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

28 35 $4,300,943
2002        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,613,241
  Two Family 1 2 $128,000
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $270,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 17 $2,011,241
2003        
  Single Family 24 24 $3,664,515
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $270,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 27 $3,934,515
2004        
  Single Family 31 31 $4,393,730
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 6 $597,650
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

33 37 $4,991,380
2005        
  Single Family 33 33 $4,187,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

33 33 $4,187,900
2006        
  Single Family 26 26 $3,712,550
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 24 $1,800,000
  Total

27 50 $5,512,550


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Elk Township, MN): $39,464
Median Household Income In 2000 (Minnesota): $47,111


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Elk Township): $67,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Minnesota): $118,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Elk Township): $288
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Minnesota): $566


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Elk Township, Minnesota

Utility Gas: 1.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 57.0%
Electricity: 6.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 31.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 2.8%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Elk Township, Minnesota are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Elk Township, Minnesota

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 210 $886,162 177 $372,700 17,305 $50,638 $21.54
Financial Administration 6 $27,011 0 $0 0 $54,022 --
Other Government Administration 4 $24,277 10 $6,288 465 $72,831 $13.52
Police Protection - Officers 24 $109,190 2 $1,946 128 $54,595 $15.20
Police - Other 9 $31,676 0 $0 0 $42,235 --
Firefighters 0 $0 5 $1,641 66 $0 $24.86
Streets and Highways 13 $59,424 1 $44 7 $54,853 $6.29
Airports 1 $3,804 0 $0 0 $45,648 --
Health 0 $0 1 $1,782 139 $0 $12.82
Hospitals 119 $483,648 147 $349,677 15,755 $48,771 $22.19
Solid Waste Management 0 $0 2 $1,842 115 $0 $16.02
Sewerage 8 $32,125 0 $0 0 $48,188 --
Parks and Recreation 4 $16,049 2 $3,217 221 $48,147 $14.56
Water Supply 6 $27,779 0 $0 0 $55,558 --
Electric Power 12 $56,641 4 $3,954 157 $56,641 $25.18
Other and Unallocable 4 $14,539 3 $2,309 250 $43,617 $9.24

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Elk Township, Minnesota

Worthington Reg Hosp Home Care


     Address: 1018 Sixth Avenue, Worthington, Minnesota 56187
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 4/4/1985

Osceola Community Health Servi


     Address: 115 Cedar Lane, Sibley, Iowa 51249
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 12/17/1985

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: Junction Hwy 9 71 Po Box 306, Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/26/1986

Good Samaritan Home Hlth Care


     Address: 710 Fuller Drive #3, Windom, Minnesota 56101
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 7/30/1998

Cottonwood Jackson Comm Hlth S


     Address: 407 Fifth Street, Jackson, Minnesota 56143
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 1/4/1977

Hospitals Close To Elk Township, Minnesota

Worthington Regional Hospital


     Address: "1018 6th Ave, Po Box 997", Worthington, Minnesota 56187
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Osceola Community Hospital


     Address: 600 Ninth Avenue North, Sibley, Iowa 51249
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Murray County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 2042 Juniper Avenue, Slayton, Minnesota 56172
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Sanford Westbrook Medical Center


     Address: 920 Bell Avenue Po Box 188, Westbrook, Minnesota 56183
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Lakes Regional Healthcare


     Address: Highway 71 S, Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Elk Township, Minnesota

Crossroads Care Center


     Address: 965 Mcmillan Street, Worthington, Minnesota 56187
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 45
     Percent Occupied: 87%

South Shore Care Center


     Address: 1307 South Shore Drive, Worthington, Minnesota 56187
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Maple Lawn Nursing Home


     Address: 400 Seventh Street, Fulda, Minnesota 56131
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Arnold Memorial Health Care Center


     Address: 601 Louisiana Ave, Box 279, Adrian, Minnesota 56110
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 35
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Sibley Nursing & Rehab Center


     Address: 700 Ninth Avenue North, Sibley, Iowa 51249
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 48
     Percent Occupied: 94%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Elk Township, Minnesota

Name: Monticello
Address: 2807 West Highway 75; Monticello, MN 55362
Distance: 142 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Elk Township, Minnesota

    Retired Workers: 1,700
    Disabled Workers: 295
    Widowers Workers: 290
    Spouses Workers: 160
    Children Workers: 130


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Elk Township, Minnesota


Charges


Air Transportation: $67,000
Hospital Public: $21,111,000
Housing & Community Development: $90,000
Parks & Recreation: $132,000
Sewerage: $3,792,000
Solid Waste Management: $363,000
All Other: $695,000


Revenue


Liquor Stores: $1,778,000
Water Utilities: $2,371,000
Electric Utilities: $12,403,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $2,955,000
Highways: $78,000
All Other: $371,000


Local Intergovernmental


All Other: $1,000


Current Operations


Air Transportation: $582,000
Financial Administration: $1,084,000
Fire Protection: $7,000
Central Staff Services: $15,000
Own Hospitals: $20,346,000
Regular Highways: $1,025,000
Housing & Community Development: $133,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,154,000
Police Protection: $2,862,000
Sewerage: $3,386,000
Solid Waste Management: $114,000
General - Other: $681,000
Liquor Stores: $1,625,000
Water Utilities: $1,599,000
Electric Utilities: $10,245,000


Construction


Air Transportation: $202,000
Sewerage: $748,000
Water Utilities: $1,132,000
Electric Utilities: $940,000


Other Capital Outlay


Own Hospitals: $2,509,000


General


Interest On Debt: $666,000


Water Utilities


Interest On Debt: $43,000


Electric Utilities


Interest On Debt: $96,000


Tax


Property: $2,553,000
Other License: $237,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $29,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $14,824,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,040,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $15,525,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,565,000


(updated 2006)



Nobles County, Minnesota Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.35%
  • Bush & Cheney 56.05%
  • Other 1.60%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Elk Township, Minnesota citizens.

Relocation to Nobles County, MN

4.10 % of Nobles County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $25,194

Minnesota Average 7.79 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Nobles County, MN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Minnehaha County , SD 0.35 % ($24,037 AGI )
  • Jackson County , MN 0.23 % ($22,278 AGI )
  • Cottonwood County , MN 0.20 % ($22,067 AGI )

Relocation away from Nobles County, MN

6.47 % of Nobles County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,923

Minnesota Average 7.84 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Nobles County, MN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Minnehaha County , SD 0.74 % ($25,121 AGI )
  • Murray County , MN 0.38 % ($40,733 AGI )
  • Hennepin County , MN 0.34 % ($29,481 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Minnesota

Low Bracket: $21,800 (5.35%)
High Bracket: $71,591 (7.85%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Minnesota

6.50%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Elk Township, Minnesota is based on over 50 years of data.

















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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Elk Township, Minnesota directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Elk Township, Minnesota

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 6 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
    per 100,000 53 17 18 9 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31
Robbery 1 3 3 1 4 9 1 8 7 3 6 2 2
    per 100,000 9 26 27 9 36 81 9 74 64 27 47 16 16
Assault 27 17 16 11 13 23 20 23 17 17 21 18 19
    per 100,000 237 148 143 97 117 206 181 211 154 153 163 140 147
Burglary 81 66 97 84 53 91 97 84 97 59 46 45 30
    per 100,000 710 573 868 744 475 815 880 772 881 531 358 350 233
Larceny Theft 298 268 229 199 183 155 154 177 253 156 194 150 123
    per 100,000 2,613 2,328 2,048 1,764 1,640 1,388 1,397 1,627 2,297 1,404 1,508 1,167 953
Vehicle Theft 14 7 13 11 15 12 10 9 11 17 14 11 6
    per 100,000 123 61 116 97 134 107 91 83 100 153 109 86 47
Arson 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 1
    per 100,000 0 9 9 9 0 0 18 9 9 0 8 8 8
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
9 6 5 3 5 8 5 8 6 5 7 5 6
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
98 86 85 74 63 65 66 68 91 58 64 52 40
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
54 46 45 39 34 36 36 38 48 32 35 28 23


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Minnesota

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
15,819 13,885 14,097 20,336 14,714 15,875 16,207 16,948 17,541 17,859


(updated 2014)



Jails in Elk Township, Minnesota


  • Nobles County Jail


    P.o. Box 757, Worthington, MN 56187
    Capacity: 88
    Confined: 61
    Avg. Population: 63
    Year Built: 2000


(updated 2006)



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