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Beardsley Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
Beardsley Minnesota population sign Location of Beardsley Minnesota

Population: 
 Beardsley (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population     297 262 233 -29 -11.07
Land Area (sq. mile)       0.5 -- -- --
Density (persons per sq. mile)       552.4 -- -- --
Housing Units       148 141 -7 -4.73
Households --     125 108 -17 -13.60
Persons Per Household --     2.10 2.16 +0.06 --

Geography:

Beardsley is a city in Big Stone County, Minnesota. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.2 km˛), all land. Minnesota State Highways 7 and 28 are two of the main routes in the community. The elevation is 1,096 ft (334 m).

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Demographics:

As of the census of 2000, there were 262 people, 125 households, and 71 families residing in the city. The population density was 552.4 people per square mile (215.2/km˛). There were 148 housing units at an average density of 312.1/sq mi (121.6/km˛). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.15% of the population.

There were 125 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.4% were non-families. 40.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 26.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,429, and the median income for a family was $33,929. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,106. About 6.3% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.3% of those under the age of 18 and 15.5% of those 65 and older.

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History:  

BEARDSLEY, the railway village of Browns Valley Township, sections 8 and 17, was named for W. W. Beardsley, who platted it in November 1880. He was born in Schuyler County, N.Y., in 1852, removed to Pennsylvania at the age of 21 years and to Wisconsin in 1875, came to Minnesota in 1878, homesteading the farm that included the site of this village. It had a station of the Great Northern Railway in section 8; the first building erected was the coal and lumber business of Henry Stonebraker; the post office was established in 1881. The village was incorporated in 1891.

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Main Street, Beardsley Minnesota, 1909
Main Street, Beardsley Minnesota, 1909
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Government:
Beardsley City Hall
Beardsley, MN 56211
 
Title Term Ends Name and Address Phone
Mayor 12/31/2018 Mary Sykora
PO Box 247
Beardsley, MN 56211
(320) 265-0155
Clerk/Treasurer appointed Kathy Issendorf
PO Box 238
Beardsley, MN 56211
(320) 265-6134
Council Member 12/31/2020 Dawn Gibson
PO Box 1220
Beardsley, MN 56211
(320) 265-6908
Council Member 12/31/2018 Mike Folk
211 Keystone Avenue
Beardsley, MN 56211
(320) 265-6366
Council Member 12/31/2018 Jennifer Haukos
PO Box 201
Beardsley, MN 56211
(320) 265-6211
Council Member 12/31/2020 Joshua Sibson
PO Box 283
Beardsley, MN 56211
(320) 265-6216

Post Office:
US Post Office
116 Main Street N
Beardsley, MN
56211-9700
Phone:
(320) 265-6962
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web: www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:45 am - 12:00 pm
                       
1:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Saturday         
 8:45 am - 9:15 am
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            3:30 pm
Saturday                4:00 pm


Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Otter Tail Power Co (320) 589-3434
Natural Gas n/a --
Wastewater n/a --
Water n/a --
Telephone CenturyLink Communications (800) 244-1111
Cable TV REA Northeast TV Coop (605) 886-5706

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
Beardsley Public School Dist #57 Elementary & Secondary Schools 26
Security St Bk of Beardsley Depository Credit Intermediation 8
Beardsley Farmers Elevator Warehousing & Storage 6
Tri-County Cooperative Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 3


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