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Population (year 2000): 18,351. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,183 (-0.9% change)
Males: 8,742 (47.6%), Females: 9,609 (52.4%)

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Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $33,455 (year 2000)
Median house value: $83,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Willmar:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.7%)
  • Hispanic (15.9%)
  • Other race (8.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (34.1%), Norwegian (25.2%), Swedish (13.6%), Irish (6.4%), Dutch (5.8%), United States (2.9%).

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Land area: 11.8 square miles

Willmar,

For population 25 years and over in Willmar

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Willmar city

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

7.0% Foreign born (5.6% Latin America, 0.7% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +509 (+2.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cloud, MN St. (67.3 miles pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MN Minneapolis, (122.8 miles pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (554.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MN (8.0 miles Kandiyohi, MN (9.0 miles Pennock, MN (10.9 miles Spicer, Blomkest, MN (12.3 miles) , London, MN (14.2 miles New MN (14.8 miles Raymond, MN (16.0 miles Prinsburg, Lillian, MN (16.7 miles Lake


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 45 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 1997: 79 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $144,100
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $197,400
  • 2002: 45 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2003: 63 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2004: 63 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2005: 61 buildings, average cost: $189,600

Latitude: 45.12 N, Longitude: 95.05 W

Area code: 320


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.8%), Manufacturing (17.3%), Retail trade (13.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,715 (+31.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,152 (80.2%)


 

Crime in Willmar by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 1 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 5.4 5.4 5.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 19 23 12 28 10 19
    per 100,000 103.5 125.3 65.4 152.6 54.5 103.5
Robberies 5 16 2 2 6 5
    per 100,000 27.2 87.2 10.9 10.9 32.7 27.2
Assaults 30 35 44 39 32 18
    per 100,000 163.5 190.7 239.8 212.5 174.4 98.1
Burglaries 105 193 99 102 124 122
    per 100,000 572.2 1051.7 539.5 555.8 675.7 664.8
Thefts 500 439 543 648 634 656
    per 100,000 2724.6 2392.2 2959.0 3531.1 3454.9 3574.7
Auto thefts 53 46 30 33 27 29
    per 100,000 288.8 250.7 163.5 179.8 147.1 158.0
259.9 309.2 252.0 301.3 263.7 271.4


Average climate in Willmar, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Willmar,

Willmar-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/25/2000, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.2 miles away from the Willmar city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 6/19/1951, a category 4 tornado 49.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Aaron Barber - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 11/15/72).


Hospitals/medical centers in Willmar:
  • RICE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (301 BECKER AVE SW)
  • WILLMAR REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTER (1550 HIGHWAY 71 NORTHEAST, BOX 1128)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Willmar:
  • RENVILLE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; OLIVIA, MN)
  • PAYNESVILLE AREA HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; PAYNESVILLE, MN)
  • MEEKER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; LITCHFIELD, MN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Willmar:
  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 75 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; ID: STC)
  • BRAINERD LAKES RGNL (about 108 miles; BRAINERD, MN; ID: BRD)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 128 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Willmar:
  • WILLMAR MUNI-JOHN L RICE FIELD (about 3 miles; WILLMAR, MN; ID: ILL)
  • OLIVIA REGIONAL (about 25 miles; OLIVIA, MN; ID: OVL)
  • MURDOCK MUNI (about 26 miles; MURDOCK, MN; ID: 23Y)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 393 $1,606,556 $49,055 590 $1,494,787


Colleges/Universities in Willmar:
  • RIDGEWATER COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,711; Location: 2101 15TH AVE NW; Public; Website: www.ridgewater.mnscu.edu)
  • RICE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF XRAY TECHNOLOGY (FT enrollment: 12; Location: 301 BECKER AVE SW; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Willmar:
  • SAINT CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 12,913)
  • SAINT CLOUD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 67 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; FT enrollment: 2,183)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; MARSHALL, MN; FT enrollment: 3,405)
  • GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS COLLEGE (about 91 miles; ST PETER, MN; FT enrollment: 2,355)
  • SOUTH CENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE-MANKATO (about 95 miles; NORTH MANKATO, MN; FT enrollment: 2,186)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNVERSITY-MANKATO (about 99 miles; MANKATO, MN; FT enrollment: 11,210)
  • CENTRAL LAKES COLLEGE-BRAINERD (about 105 miles; BRAINERD, MN; FT enrollment: 2,364)
Public high schools in Willmar:
  • WILLMAR SR. (Students: 1,328; Location: 2701 30TH ST. N.E.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WILLMAR ALC (Students: 84; Location: 512 8TH ST. S.W.; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • BRIDGEWAY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 24; Location: 611 S.W. 5TH ST.; Grades: 07 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Willmar:
  • KENNEDY EL. (Students: 772; Location: 824 SW 7TH ST.; Grades: KG - 04)
  • ROOSEVELT EL. (Students: 744; Location: 1800 S.W. 19TH AVE.; Grades: 04 - 06)
  • WILLMAR JR. (Students: 645; Location: 201 E. WILLMAR AVE.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • LINCOLN MAGNET EL. (Students: 326; Location: 511 JULII ST.; Grades: KG - 04)
  • JEFFERSON EL. (Students: 254; Location: 1202 W. MONOGALIA AVE.; Grades: KG - 03)
  • WASHINGTON FAMILY CHILDHOOD CENTE (Students: 39; Location: 325 SW. WILLMAR AVE.; Grades: PK - PK)
  • PRAIRIE LAKES DETENTION CTR. (Students: 35; Location: BOX 894, 1550 HWY. 71 N.E.; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • ADOLESCENT PROGRAM (Students: 30; Location: BOX 1118; Grades: 02 - 12)
  • GREATER MN SHELTER HOUSE (Students: 4; Location: 3619 15TH AVE. S.W.; Grades: 08 - 11)
  • PROJECT TURNABOUT (Location: 512 SW 8TH ST.; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle school in Willmar:
  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 226; Location: 1300 19TH AVE SW; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Willmar:
  • PIONEERLAND LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,247,154; Location: 410 5TH STREET SW; 459,965 books; 7,040 audio materials; 12,687 video materials; 1,596 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Willmar: Willmar (A), Valley Golf Course (B), Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds (C), Kandiyohi County Courthouse (D), Willmar Fire Station (E), Kandiyohi County Historical Society Museum (F), Willmar Police Department (G), Willmar Public Library (H), Kandiyohi County Sheriffs Office (I).

Shopping Centers: Skylark Mall (1), Kandi Mall (2).

Churches in Willmar include: First Baptist Church (A), First Covenant Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), First Reformed Church (D), Rejoice Ministries (E), Redeemer Lutheran Church (F), Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (G), Bethel Lutheran Church (H).

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Free Church Cemetery (2), Bethel Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4).

Lakes and reservoirs: Willmar Lake (A), Oslo Lake (B), Foot Lake (C).

Parks in Willmar include: East Willmar Park (1), Baker Diamond (2), Bergquist Nature Area (3), Bjorsell Park (4), Minnegasco Park (5), Miller Park (6), Gesch Park (7), Canigo Park (8), Cardinal Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Willmar compared to Minnesota state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Willmar:
  • KWLM (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDJS (1590 AM; 1 kW; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Willmar:
  • K240CU (95.9 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHZ (91.9 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDJS-FM (95.3 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOLV (100.1 FM; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: BOLD RADIO, INC.)
  • KLFN (106.5 FM; SUNBURG, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKLN (94.1 FM; ATWATER, MN; Owner: FLAGSHIP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Willmar:
  • K30FZ (Channel 30; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K17FA (Channel 17; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K39FE (Channel 39; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K52GK (Channel 52; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K14LF (Channel 14; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K54GG (Channel 54; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K20GD (Channel 20; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K27CK (Channel 27; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: WILLMAR ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH)
  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K44AE (Channel 44; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K46AC (Channel 46; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K48AH (Channel 48; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K23FP (Channel 23; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: RENVILLE COUNTY TV CORPORATION)
  • K45FR (Channel 45; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: RENVILLE COUNTY TV CORPORATION)

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