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Demographics Analysis

The people of Lake Benton City, 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
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Male:

Under 5 years : 9

5 to 9 years : 20

10 to 14 years : 25

15 to 17 years : 9

18 and 19 years : 10

20 years : 8

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 11

25 to 29 years : 17

30 to 34 years : 18

35 to 39 years : 20

40 to 44 years : 11

45 to 49 years : 41

50 to 54 years : 13

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 8

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 7

75 to 79 years : 35

80 to 84 years : 9

85 years and over : 11

Female:

Under 5 years : 44

5 to 9 years : 12

10 to 14 years : 21

15 to 17 years : 14

18 and 19 years : 2

20 years : 0

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 17

25 to 29 years : 13

30 to 34 years : 17

35 to 39 years : 10

40 to 44 years : 13

45 to 49 years : 33

50 to 54 years : 34

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 3

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 6

70 to 74 years : 38

75 to 79 years : 22

80 to 84 years : 17

85 years and over : 36


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 377

Multiple ancestry : 273

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 42


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 682

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 : 10

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Total:

Under 5 years : 53

5 to 17 years : 101

18 to 24 years : 53

25 to 34 years : 65

35 to 44 years : 54

45 to 54 years : 121

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 11

65 to 74 years : 79

75 years and over : 130

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 45

5 to 17 years : 60

18 to 24 years : 23

25 to 34 years : 49

35 to 44 years : 33

45 to 54 years : 79

55 to 59 years : 9

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 11

65 to 74 years : 46

75 years and over : 88

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 8

5 to 17 years : 41

18 to 24 years : 30

25 to 34 years : 16

35 to 44 years : 21

45 to 54 years : 32

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 33

75 years and over : 42

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 : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 10

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
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 211

Female : 237

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 83

Female : 151

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 10

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence : 448

Born in other state in the United States : 219

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 39

Now married, except separated : 196

Divorced : 27

Separated : 0

Widowed : 86

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 50

Now married, except separated : 121

Divorced : 4

Separated : 0

Widowed : 28

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 10

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Speak only English : 634

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Lake Benton City, Minnesota

  • German: 324   (42.2%)
  • Norwegian: 93   (12.1%)
  • Danish: 77   (10.0%)
  • Irish: 47   (6.1%)
  • English: 36   (4.7%)
  • United States Or American: 36   (4.7%)
  • Dutch: 31   (4.0%)
  • Swedish: 27   (3.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 18   (2.3%)
  • Belgian: 18   (2.3%)
  • Polish: 10   (1.3%)
  • Austrian: 8   (1.0%)
  • Other Groups: 7   (0.9%)
  • Swiss: 6   (0.8%)
  • Russian: 5   (0.7%)
  • Yugoslavian: 5   (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 4   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 4   (0.5%)
  • Icelander: 3   (0.4%)
  • Scottish: 2   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 2   (0.3%)
  • Italian: 2   (0.3%)
  • Latvian: 2   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Lake Benton City, Minnesota is 692



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Lake Benton City, Minnesota: 304
Female Population in Lake Benton City, Minnesota: 388


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Lake Benton City, Minnesota: 42.7
Median Female Resident Age in Lake Benton City, Minnesota: 49.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Minnesota is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Lake Benton City, Minnesota


White


Both sexes

49.3

Male

42.2

Female

52.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

46.5

Male

46.5

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

13.0

Male

11.5

Female

13.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

40.0

Male

0.0

Female

40.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

49.3

Male

42.2

Female

52.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Lake Benton City, Minnesota


  • White: 677
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 5
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 8
  • Two or More Races: 2



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Lake Benton City, Minnesota

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 20   (8.93%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (1.79%)
  • 10th Grade: 13   (5.8%)
  • 11th Grade: 8   (3.57%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (3.57%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 106   (47.32%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 10   (4.46%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 24   (10.71%)
  • Associate Degree: 8   (3.57%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 10   (4.46%)
  • Master's Degree: 9   (4.02%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.89%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.89%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 34   (12.01%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (0.71%)
  • 10th Grade: 5   (1.77%)
  • 11th Grade: 13   (4.59%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (1.41%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 119   (42.05%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 16   (5.65%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 35   (12.37%)
  • Associate Degree: 16   (5.65%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 28   (9.89%)
  • Master's Degree: 9   (3.18%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.71%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Lake Benton City, Minnesota

  • Lake Benton Public School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 158, Lake Benton, MN 56149, Phone: (507) 368-4241, Students: 190 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Lake Benton City, Minnesota

  • Lake Benton Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 158, Lake Benton, MN 56149, Phone: (507) 368-4241, Students: 104 )

  • Heartland Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Box 157 Rr2, Lake Benton, MN 56149, Phone: (507) 368-9585, Students: 28 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Lake Benton City, Minnesota

  • Lake Benton Secondary


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 158, Lake Benton, MN 56149, Phone: (507) 368-4241, Students: 86 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Lake Benton City, Minnesota

  • Lake Benton Public Library


    110 W Benton, Lake Benton, MN 56149

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Lake Benton City, Minnesota


  • Lake Benton Area Historical Society


    106 South Center Street, Lake Benton, MN 56149

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Lake Benton City, 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 Lake Benton City, Minnesota.

Area Features of Lake Benton City, Minnesota


Building


(1) Lake Benton Fire Department   (2) Lake Benton Library   (3) Lake Benton Police Department   (4) Verdi Community Center  

Canal


(1) County Ditch Number Thirtyfive   (2) County Ditch Number Thirtyfour   (3) County Ditch Number Twenty  

Cemetery


(1) Briffett Family Cemetery   (2) Danish Evangelical Cemetery   (3) Immanuel Cemetery   (4) Memorial Cemetery   (5) Stolz Cemetery  

Church


(1) Church Of Saint Genevieve   (2) Diamond Lake Church   (3) First Baptist Church   (4) Grace Lutheran Church   (5) Immanuel Church   (6) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (7) Saint John S Evangelical Lutheran Church   (8) United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Lake Benton   (2) Township Of Diamond Lake   (3) Township Of Drammen   (4) Township Of Lake Benton   (5) Township Of Verdi  

Dam


(1) Minnesota Noname Number 4 Dam  

Hospital


(1) Lake Benton Health Clinic  

Lake


(1) Lake Benton  

Locale


(1) Lake Benton   (2) Verdi  

Park


(1) Altona State Wildlife Management Area   (2) Chen-bay State Wildlife Management Area   (3) Collinson State Wildlife Management Area   (4) Emerald State Wildlife Management Area   (5) Horse State Wildlife Management Area   (6) Muskrat Junction State Wildlife Management A   (7) Sioux Lookout State Wildlife Management Area   (8) Two Sloughs State Wildlife Management Area  

Populated Place


(1) Lake Benton   (2) Verdi  

Post Office


(1) Lake Benton Post Office   (2) Verdi Post Office  

School


(1) Lake Benton Public School  

Stream


(1) Norwegian Creek  

Tower


(1) Kkck-fm Marshall  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Lake Benton City, Minnesota

56149 (pop. 1,605)


Cities Nearby Lake Benton City, Minnesota

Lake Benton Township, MN  (pop. 207) 1.9 Miles
Diamond Lake Township, MN  (pop. 266) 4.6 Miles
Verdi Township, MN  (pop. 193) 5.7 Miles
Hope Township, MN  (pop. 292) 7.3 Miles
Drammen Township, MN  (pop. 189) 7.3 Miles
Tyler City, MN  (pop. 1,076) 7.6 Miles
Fountain Prairie Township, MN  (pop. 152) 7.7 Miles
Marshfield Township, MN  (pop. 245) 8.4 Miles
Altona Township, MN  (pop. 150) 9.0 Miles
Arco City, MN  (pop. 91) 9.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Lake Benton City, Minnesota

507



Elevation in Lake Benton City, Minnesota is 1,791.0 ft. (546.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Lake Benton City, Minnesota

Lat: 44.261696 N        Long: -96.286551 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Lake Benton City, 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 Lake Benton City, Minnesota

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 7   (2.3%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 23   (7.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 13   (4.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 26   (8.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 28   (9.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 40   (13.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 51   (16.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 49   (15.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 9   (2.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 15   (4.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 20   (6.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 20   (6.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 269

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 20

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

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 : 25

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 11


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Less than 5 minutes : 58

5 to 9 minutes : 70

10 to 14 minutes : 22

15 to 19 minutes : 16

20 to 24 minutes : 22

25 to 29 minutes : 26

30 to 34 minutes : 42

35 to 39 minutes : 3

40 to 44 minutes : 21

45 to 59 minutes : 25

60 to 89 minutes : 2

90 or more minutes : 7


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

With Social Security income : 173

No Social Security income : 178


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

With retirement income : 77

No retirement income : 274


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 8

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 12

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 17

$30,000 to $34,999 : 4

$35,000 to $39,999 : 27

$40,000 to $44,999 : 11

$45,000 to $49,999 : 2

$50,000 to $59,999 : 26

$60,000 to $74,999 : 17

$75,000 to $99,999 : 42

$100,000 to $124,999 : 12

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $51,167


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Lake Benton City, Minnesota

  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9.38 kW; Hatfield, MN; Owner: Wallace Christensen)
  • KMHL (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Marshall, MN; Owner: Kmhl Broadcasting Company)
  • KBRK (1430 AM; 1.0 kW; Brookings, SD; Owner: Three Eagles Of Brookings, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Lake Benton City, Minnesota

  • KARL (105.1 FM; Russell, MN; Owner: Kmhl Broadcasting Company)
  • KDBX (107.1 FM; Brookings, SD; Owner: Three Eagles Of Joliet, Inc.)
  • KDBX (107.1 FM; Brandt, SD; Owner: Three Eagles Of Joliet, Inc.)
  • KARZ (107.5 FM; Russell, MN; Owner: Kmhl Broadcasting Company)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Russell, MN; Owner: Refuge Media Group)
  • KSDJ (90.7 FM; Brookings, SD; Owner: South Dakota State University)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Minneota, MN; Owner: Shining Light Ministries)
  • KKCK (99.7 FM; Lake Benton, MN; Owner: Kmhl Broadcasting Company)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Lake Benton City, Minnesota

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 27  (16.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 20  (12.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 16  (9.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 10  (6.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 32  (19.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 47  (30.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 47  (30.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 50  (32.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 1  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (1.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 128 Farms In Lake Benton City, Minnesota


(updated 2008)



Banks In Lake Benton City, Minnesota

First Security Bank - Canby. - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $64.3k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Lake Benton City, Minnesota

  • Brookings Regional


    (about 26.1 miles in Brookings, South Dakota; Airport Code: BKX)

  • Southwest Minnesota Regional-Marshall/Ryan Field


    (about 26.3 miles in Ghent, Minnesota; Airport Code: MML)

  • Marshall Muni/Ryan Field


    (about 26.5 miles in Marshall, Minnesota; Airport Code: MML)

  • Madison Municipal


    (about 43.0 miles in Madison, South Dakota; Airport Code: XMD)

  • Joe Foss Field


    (about 52.3 miles in Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Airport Code: FSD)

  • Worthington Municipal


    (about 54.7 miles in Worthington, Minnesota; Airport Code: OTG)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lake Benton City, Minnesota

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.68%

Carpooled

14.87%

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

7.91%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

2.53%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Lake Benton City, 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
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 155

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 17

Female householder, no husband present : 18

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 150

Householder not living alone : 11


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 348


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 136

Renter-occupied housing units : 19

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 15

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 118

Renter-occupied housing units : 43


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 37

$10,000 to $14,999 : 70

$15,000 to $19,999 : 26

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 33

$30,000 to $34,999 : 8

$35,000 to $39,999 : 43

$40,000 to $44,999 : 11

$45,000 to $49,999 : 2

$50,000 to $59,999 : 28

$60,000 to $74,999 : 27

$75,000 to $99,999 : 42

$100,000 to $124,999 : 12

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Total : 364


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Occupied : 351

Vacant : 13


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 9

Built 1990 to 1999 : 14

Built 1980 to 1989 : 25

Built 1970 to 1979 : 96

Built 1960 to 1969 : 48

Built 1950 to 1959 : 41

Built 1940 to 1949 : 29

Built 1939 or earlier : 102


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Utility gas : 22

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 245

Electricity : 56

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 24

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 4

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 3

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2

$15,000 to $19,999 : 11

$20,000 to $24,999 : 26

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 12

$35,000 to $39,999 : 22

$40,000 to $49,999 : 38

$50,000 to $59,999 : 32

$60,000 to $69,999 : 23

$70,000 to $79,999 : 22

$80,000 to $89,999 : 9

$90,000 to $99,999 : 15

$100,000 to $124,999 : 22

$125,000 to $149,999 : 12

$150,000 to $174,999 : 19

$175,000 to $199,999 : 7

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Lake Benton City, 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 : 10

Home equity loan only : 10

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 111

Housing units without a mortgage : 155


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Lake Benton City, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $155,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $130,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $74,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $61,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $55,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $50,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $43,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Lake Benton City, Minnesota: 52.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Minnesota: 64.6%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Lake Benton City, 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 1 1 $101,725
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $101,725
2000        
  Single Family 2 2 $209,898
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 10 $432,914
  Total

3 12 $642,812
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 2 2 $340,300
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $340,300
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 1 1 $115,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $115,900
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Lake Benton City, MN): $29,583
Median Household Income In 2000 (Minnesota): $47,111


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lake Benton City): $40,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Minnesota): $118,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lake Benton City): $281
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Minnesota): $566


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lake Benton City, Minnesota

Utility Gas: 3.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 59.3%
Electricity: 19.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 16.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
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 Lake Benton City, Minnesota are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Lake Benton City, Minnesota

Tyler Home Care


     Address: 240 Willow Street, Tyler, Minnesota 56178
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 12/28/1984

Hendricks Community Hosp Hha


     Address: 503 East Lincoln Street, Hendricks, Minnesota 56136
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 3/12/1984

Riverview Home Health


     Address: 611 East 2nd Ave, Flandreau, South Dakota 57028
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/8/1995

Town And Country Home Health Care Llc


     Address: 700 North Monroe Street, Minneota, Minnesota 56264
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/3/1986

Pipestone Co Home Hlth Agency


     Address: 916 - 4th Avenue Sw, Pipestone, Minnesota 56164
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1968

Hospitals Close To Lake Benton City, Minnesota

Pipestone County Medical Center Ashton Cc


     Address: 916 4th Avenue Southwest, Pipestone, Minnesota 56164
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Avera Marshall Regional Medical Ctr


     Address: 300 South Bruce Street, Marshall, Minnesota 56258
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Sioux Valley Canby Campus


     Address: 112 St Olaf Avenue South, Canby, Minnesota 56220
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Brookings Hospital


     Address: 300 22nd Ave, Brookings, South Dakota 57006
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Sanford Tracy


     Address: 251 Fifth Street East, Tracy, Minnesota 56175
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Lake Benton City, Minnesota

Tyler Healthcare Center Inc


     Address: 240 Willow Street, Tyler, Minnesota 56178
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 35
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Hendricks Community Hospital


     Address: 503 E Lincoln Street, Hendricks, Minnesota 56136
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Divine Providence Health Center


     Address: 312 East George St, Po Box 136, Ivanhoe, Minnesota 56142
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 28
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Colonial Manor Of Balaton


     Address: Highway 14 East, Balaton, Minnesota 56115
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 28
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Riverview Manor


     Address: 611 East 2nd Ave, Flandreau, South Dakota 57028
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Lake Benton City, Minnesota

Name: Monticello
Address: 2807 West Highway 75; Monticello, MN 55362
Distance: 141 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Lake Benton City, Minnesota

    Retired Workers: 255
    Disabled Workers: 25
    Widowers Workers: 45
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 10


(updated 2007)



Lincoln County, Minnesota Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 46.62%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.94%
  • Other 1.44%



(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 Lake Benton City, Minnesota citizens.

Relocation to Lincoln County, MN

5.30 % of Lincoln County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $37,578

Minnesota Average 7.79 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Lyon County , MN 1.28 % ($42,929 AGI )
  • Brookings County , SD 0.69 % ($32,933 AGI )

Relocation away from Lincoln County, MN

6.50 % of Lincoln 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 $31,944

Minnesota Average 7.84 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Lyon County , MN 0.99 % ($29,909 AGI )
  • Brookings County , SD 0.86 % ($30,000 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 Lake Benton City, Minnesota is based on over 50 years of data.













Storms In Lake Benton City, Minnesota

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
08/29/2001, 05:52 pm 0 0 -- $150K
07/25/2000, 05:10 pm 0 0 -- $500K
06/22/1997, 04:45 pm 0 0 $100K $15M
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/10/2001, 12:00 am 0 0 $100K --
05/17/2000, 09:50 am 0 0 $20K --
05/17/2000, 09:15 am 0 0 $5K --
07/13/1999, 08:47 pm 0 0 $20K --
06/09/1999, 12:45 am 0 0 $10K --
06/22/1997, 04:50 pm 0 0 $10K --
06/22/1997, 04:45 pm 0 0 $100K --
         





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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 Lake Benton City, Minnesota directly or research local government web sites.



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)



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