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Demographics Analysis

The people of Okabena 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
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Male:

Under 5 years : 22

5 to 9 years : 10

10 to 14 years : 3

15 to 17 years : 5

18 and 19 years : 4

20 years : 0

21 years : 2

22 to 24 years : 1

25 to 29 years : 3

30 to 34 years : 7

35 to 39 years : 9

40 to 44 years : 2

45 to 49 years : 9

50 to 54 years : 11

55 to 59 years : 2

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 3

85 years and over : 3

Female:

Under 5 years : 9

5 to 9 years : 6

10 to 14 years : 5

15 to 17 years : 12

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 3

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 3

25 to 29 years : 4

30 to 34 years : 12

35 to 39 years : 4

40 to 44 years : 8

45 to 49 years : 6

50 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 2

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 2

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 3

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 5

85 years and over : 8


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 135

Multiple ancestry : 55

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 8


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 187

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 : 1

Not a U.S. citizen : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Total:

Under 5 years : 31

5 to 17 years : 41

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 26

35 to 44 years : 23

45 to 54 years : 30

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 2

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 19

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 26

5 to 17 years : 22

18 to 24 years : 5

25 to 34 years : 14

35 to 44 years : 18

45 to 54 years : 22

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 2

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 15

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 14

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 7

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 8

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 4

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 : 5

18 to 24 years : 1

25 to 34 years : 5

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
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 69

Female : 61

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 30

Female : 27

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 1

Female : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence : 130

Born in other state in the United States : 56

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 10


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 15

Now married, except separated : 56

Divorced : 10

Separated : 1

Widowed : 9

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 12

Now married, except separated : 24

Divorced : 3

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 : 5

Now married, except separated : 6

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 140

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 5

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 5


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Okabena City, Minnesota

  • German: 111   (49.8%)
  • Norwegian: 18   (8.1%)
  • Irish: 17   (7.6%)
  • Welsh: 12   (5.4%)
  • English: 12   (5.4%)
  • United States Or American: 10   (4.5%)
  • Danish: 10   (4.5%)
  • Dutch: 10   (4.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 7   (3.1%)
  • Other Groups: 6   (2.7%)
  • Italian: 5   (2.2%)
  • Swedish: 5   (2.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Okabena City, Minnesota is 198



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Okabena City, Minnesota: 100
Female Population in Okabena City, Minnesota: 98


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Okabena City, Minnesota: 29.5
Median Female Resident Age in Okabena City, Minnesota: 33.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Minnesota is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Okabena City, Minnesota


White


Both sexes

39.5

Male

38.5

Female

42.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

9.5

Male

0.0

Female

9.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

17.0

Male

17.5

Female

16.5

Asian


Both sexes

40.5

Male

0.0

Female

40.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

29.0

Male

31.5

Female

26.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.3

Male

10.5

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.5

Male

24.5

Female

21.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.5

Male

38.5

Female

42.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Okabena City, Minnesota


  • White: 196
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 2
  • 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 Okabena City, Minnesota citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 2   (3.45%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (6.9%)
  • 10th Grade: 2   (3.45%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 30   (51.72%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 3   (5.17%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 5   (8.62%)
  • Associate Degree: 7   (12.07%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 3   (5.17%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (3.45%)
  • 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: 3   (4.69%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (3.13%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 2   (3.13%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 16   (25%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 13   (20.31%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 11   (17.19%)
  • Associate Degree: 9   (14.06%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 4   (6.25%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (6.25%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Okabena City, Minnesota

  • Heron Lake-okabena School District


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P. O.box 97, Okabena, MN 56161, Phone: (507) 853-4507, Students: 315 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Okabena City, Minnesota

  • Southwest Star Concept Secondary


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Box 97, Okabena, MN 56161, Phone: (507) 853-4507, Students: 175 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Okabena City, Minnesota

  • St Johns Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 98, Okabena, MN 56161, Phone: (507) 853-4550, Students: 24 )



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Okabena 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 Okabena City, Minnesota.

Area Features of Okabena City, Minnesota


Building


(1) Okabena City Hall   (2) Okabena Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Judicial Ditch Number Eightyfive   (2) Judicial Ditch Number Seventeen   (3) Judicial Ditch Number Seventysix   (4) Judicial Ditch Number Thirtyone   (5) Judicial Ditch Number Three   (6) Judicial Ditch Number Twentytwo  

Cemetery


(1) Heron Lake Cemetery   (2) Saint John S Cemetery  

Church


(1) Our Redeemer Lutheran Church   (2) Saint John S Evangelical Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Okabena   (2) Township Of Alba   (3) Township Of West Heron Lake  

Lake


(1) Lake Flaherty   (2) South Heron Lake  

Locale


(1) Okabena Historical  

Populated Place


(1) Okabena  

Post Office


(1) Okabena Post Office  

Stream


(1) Okabena Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Okabena City, Minnesota

56161 (pop. 477)


Cities Nearby Okabena City, Minnesota

West Heron Lake Township, MN  (pop. 186) 1.8 Miles
Heron Lake City, MN  (pop. 673) 3.7 Miles
Weimer Township, MN  (pop. 188) 4.6 Miles
Alba Township, MN  (pop. 168) 4.6 Miles
La Crosse Township, MN  (pop. 138) 5.6 Miles
Heron Lake Township, MN  (pop. 345) 6.7 Miles
Brewster City, MN  (pop. 612) 8.1 Miles
Lakefield City, MN  (pop. 1,886) 8.4 Miles
Wilder City, MN  (pop. 120) 8.4 Miles
Rost Township, MN  (pop. 231) 8.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Okabena City, Minnesota

507



Elevation in Okabena City, Minnesota is 1,401.0 ft. (427.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Okabena City, Minnesota

Lat: 43.739866 N        Long: -95.315794 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 5   (5.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 6   (7.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 14   (16.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 11   (12.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 29   (33.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 9   (10.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 3   (3.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (3.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 3   (3.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 3   (3.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 64

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 5

In 3-person carpool : 9

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 : 6

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 2


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Less than 5 minutes : 18

5 to 9 minutes : 10

10 to 14 minutes : 3

15 to 19 minutes : 13

20 to 24 minutes : 7

25 to 29 minutes : 12

30 to 34 minutes : 7

35 to 39 minutes : 7

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 3

60 to 89 minutes : 2

90 or more minutes : 2


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 20

No Social Security income : 53


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 8

No retirement income : 65


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 2

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4

$30,000 to $34,999 : 4

$35,000 to $39,999 : 5

$40,000 to $44,999 : 3

$45,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 12

$60,000 to $74,999 : 5

$75,000 to $99,999 : 10

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $50,893


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Okabena City, Minnesota

  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5.0 kW; Superior, IA; Owner: Kleven Broadcasting Company Of 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.)

FM Radio Stations Near Okabena City, Minnesota

  • 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.)
  • KLLT (104.9 FM; Milford, IA; Owner: Saga Communications Of Iowa, Llc)
  • KRAQ (105.7 FM; Alpha, MN; Owner: Kleven Broadcasting Company Of Minnesota)
  • 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)
  • KJIA (88.9 FM; Okoboji, IA; Owner: Minn-iowa Christian Broadcasting Inc)
  • 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; Alpha, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • 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 Okabena City, Minnesota

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

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Okabena City, Minnesota

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 9  (18.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 3  (6.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 5  (10.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (4.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 9  (18.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 17  (37.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 9  (20.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 14  (31.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (4.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 51 Farms In Okabena City, Minnesota


(updated 2008)



Banks In Okabena City, Minnesota

First State Bank Of Okabena (incorporated) - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $18.9k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Okabena City, Minnesota

  • Worthington Municipal


    (about 14.7 miles in Worthington, Minnesota; Airport Code: OTG)

  • Windom Municipal


    (about 15.8 miles in Bingham Lake, Minnesota; Airport Code: MWM)

  • Jackson Airport


    (about 18.2 miles in Alpha, Minnesota; Airport Code: MJQ)

  • Spencer Municipal


    (about 40.2 miles in Fostoria, Iowa; Airport Code: SPW)

  • Fairmont Municipal


    (about 45.0 miles in Fairmont, Minnesota; Airport Code: FRM)

  • Marshall Muni/Ryan Field


    (about 54.8 miles in Marshall, Minnesota; Airport Code: MML)

  • Southwest Minnesota Regional-Marshall/Ryan Field


    (about 55.3 miles in Ghent, Minnesota; Airport Code: MML)

  • New Ulm Municipal


    (about 57.0 miles in Essig, Minnesota; Airport Code: ULM)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Okabena City, Minnesota

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

56.82%

Carpooled

20.45%

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

2.27%

Walked

18.18%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

2.27%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 45

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 3

Female householder, no husband present : 5

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 20

Householder not living alone : 0


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Okabena City, 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 : 0

All other households : 73


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 45

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 14

Renter-occupied housing units : 6


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 10

$15,000 to $19,999 : 2

$20,000 to $24,999 : 2

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 7

$40,000 to $44,999 : 3

$45,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 14

$60,000 to $74,999 : 5

$75,000 to $99,999 : 10

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Total : 91


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Occupied : 73

Vacant : 18


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 3

Built 1980 to 1989 : 4

Built 1970 to 1979 : 6

Built 1960 to 1969 : 11

Built 1950 to 1959 : 19

Built 1940 to 1949 : 4

Built 1939 or earlier : 44


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Utility gas : 2

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 58

Electricity : 0

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 13

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 3

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 9

$50,000 to $59,999 : 2

$60,000 to $69,999 : 6

$70,000 to $79,999 : 6

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 6

$100,000 to $124,999 : 5

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $174,999 : 2

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$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
(Okabena 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 : 2

Home equity loan only : 2

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 30

Housing units without a mortgage : 33


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Okabena City, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 :

Built 1980 to 1989 : $108,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $75,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $68,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $28,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $45,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $33,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Okabena City, Minnesota: 73.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Minnesota: 64.6%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Okabena 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 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
2000        
  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
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 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
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 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
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 (Okabena City, MN): $32,188
Median Household Income In 2000 (Minnesota): $47,111


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Okabena City): $27,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Minnesota): $118,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Okabena City): $0
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Minnesota): $566


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Okabena City, Minnesota

Utility Gas: 0.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 71.4%
Electricity: 0.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 26.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 2.6%
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 Okabena City, Minnesota are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Okabena City, Minnesota

Worthington Reg Hosp Home Care


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

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

Gentiva Health Services


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

Osceola Community Health Servi


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

Hospitals Close To Okabena City, Minnesota

Worthington Regional Hospital


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

Windom Area Hospital


     Address: "2150 Hospital Drive, Po Box 339", Windom, Minnesota 56101
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Sanford Jackson Medical Center


     Address: 1430 North Highway, Jackson, Minnesota 56143
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Lakes Regional Healthcare


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

Sanford Westbrook Medical Center


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

Nursing Homes Close To Okabena City, Minnesota

Colonial Manor Nursing Home


     Address: 403 Colonial Avenue, Lakefield, Minnesota 56150
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 91%

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%

Good Samaritan Society - Windom


     Address: 705 Sixth Street, Windom, Minnesota 56101
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Okabena City, Minnesota

Name: Monticello
Address: 2807 West Highway 75; Monticello, MN 55362
Distance: 130 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Okabena City, Minnesota

    Retired Workers: 55
    Disabled Workers: 0
    Widowers Workers: 10
    Spouses Workers: 5
    Children Workers: 5


(updated 2007)



Jackson County, Minnesota Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 45.89%
  • Bush & Cheney 52.33%
  • Other 1.78%



(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 Okabena City, Minnesota citizens.

Relocation to Jackson County, MN

5.04 % of Jackson County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $26,852

Minnesota Average 7.79 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Nobles County , MN 0.53 % ($25,591 AGI )
  • Cottonwood County , MN 0.50 % ($25,095 AGI )
  • Martin County , MN 0.34 % ($23,786 AGI )

Relocation away from Jackson County, MN

6.21 % of Jackson 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 $29,798

Minnesota Average 7.84 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Martin County , MN 0.50 % ($20,667 AGI )
  • Cottonwood County , MN 0.43 % ($34,833 AGI )
  • Nobles County , MN 0.43 % ($22,278 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 Okabena City, 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 Okabena 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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