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Boyd Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
Welcome to Boyd Minnesota! Location of Boyd Minnesota

Population: 
 Boyd (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 311 329 251 210 175 -35 -16.67
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.80 0.50 0.53 0.53 0.53 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 388.75 658.00 473.58 393.50 330.19 -63.31 -16.09
Housing Units 149 146 134 116 114 -2 -1.72
Households -- 133 107 100 88 -12 -12.00
Persons Per Household -- 2.47 2.35 2.10 1.99 -0.11 -5.23

Geography:

Boyd is a city in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota, located 145 miles southwest of the Twin Cities. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.52 square miles (1.35 km˛), all of it land. The elevation is 1,050 ft (320 m).

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2010, there were 175 people, 88 households, and 43 families residing in the city. The population density was 336.5 inhabitants per square mile (129.9/km2). There were 114 housing units at an average density of 219.2 per square mile (84.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.9% White, 0.6% Asian, and 4.6% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.6% of the population.

There were 88 households of which 17.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.5% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 51.1% were non-families. 43.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 17% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.99 and the average family size was 2.63.

The median age in the city was 49.2 years. 17.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.4% were from 25 to 44; 34.9% were from 45 to 64; and 20.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 56.0% male and 44.0% female.

As of the census of 2000, there were 210 people, 100 households, and 52 families residing in the city. The population density was 393.5 people per square mile (153.0/km˛). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 217.4/sq mi (84.5/km˛). The racial makeup of the city was 97.62% White, 1.43% Native American and 0.95% Asian.

There were 100 households out of which 18.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.0% were non-families. 39.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.0% 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 2.88.

In the city the population was spread out with 19.0% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 103.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $41,500. Males had a median income of $21,591 versus $17,955 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,917. About 4.0% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 5.4% of those sixty five or over.

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History:  

Boyd was platted in 1884. A post office has been in operation at Boyd since 1884. The city was incorporated in 1893.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Birds eye view of Boyd Minnesota, 1910's
Birds eye view of Boyd Minnesota, 1910's
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Government:
Boyd City Hall
117 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-2242
City Hall, Boyd Minnesota
Title Term Ends Name and Address Phone:
Mayor 12/31/2018 Vernon J. Lein
482 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
(320) 855-2390
Clerk appointed n/a
117 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
(320) 855-2242
Council Member 12/31/2020 Stephanie Clausen
58 Park Street
Boyd, MN 56218
(320) 855-2221
Council Member 12/31/2020 Lynell Leasman
76 Christiania Avenue
Boyd, MN 56218
(320) 855-2470
Council Member 12/31/2018 Kathy Hanson
217 Scandia Avenue
Boyd, MN 56218
(320) 226-0171
Council Member 12/31/2018 Scott Thaemiltz
572 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
(320) 855-2477

Post Office:
US Post Office
112 3rd Street
Boyd, MN
56218-5000
Phone:
(320) 855-2342
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web: www.usps.com

       
US Post Office
Post Office, Boyd Minnesota
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
                       
1:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Saturday           8:00 am - 9:00 am
 
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            4:00 pm
Saturday                4:15 pm

Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Ottertail Power Company   (800) 257-4044
Natural Gas Great Plains Natural Gas Company (888) 577-5529
Wastewater City of Clarkfield (320) 669-4435
Water Lincoln-Pipestone Rural Water (320) 855-2242
Telephone Frontier Communications (800) 435-1504
Cable TV Boyd Municipal Cable Systems (320) 855-2242

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
City of Boyd Executive Offices 10


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Health Care:
Boyd Community Health Center
115 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-2290
Web: jmhsmn.org/services/clinic

The Boyd Community Health Center, a satellite clinic of Johnson Memorial Health Services, is open Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8:00 a.m. until 12 noon, and will be staffed by JMHS medical practitioners. It has three exam rooms, lab, nurses' station, waiting area, and two restrooms. All levels of acute care services will be offered, including physical exams, routine blood draws, and immunizations.

Boyd Community Health Center, Boyd Minnesota

Schools:
Dawson-Boyd School District
848 Chestnut Street
Dawson, MN 56232
Phone: (320) 769-2955
Web: www.dawsonboydschools.org

Grades:  PK-12
Students:  535

 

Churches:
St. John Lutheran Church - ELCA
3151 250th Avenue
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-2401

Pastor:  n/a
Sunday Worship:  n/a

 
Trinity Lutheran Church
1st Street
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-2331

Pastor:  n/a
Sunday Worship:  10:15 am

Trinity Lutheran Church, Boyd Minnesota
Zion Lutheran Church - LCMS
3568 260th Avenue
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-2554

Pastor:  Scott Muehlberg
Sunday Worship:  9:00 am

 

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Businesses:
BCH Enterprises
3580 260th Avenue
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-2234
 
Boyd Community Cafe
127 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-3012
Web:  www.boydcommunitycafe.com

Newly renovated, community owned, come out and support the community. Great food with home cooked meals and fresh baked buns daily. Open for Lunch and Dinner daily. Breakfast available Seven days a week! Monday-Friday starting at 7am and 8am on Saturday and Sunday.
Boyd Community Cafe, Boyd Minnesota
Boyd Community Health Center
115 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-2290
Web: jmhsmn.org/services/clinic

The Boyd Community Health Center, a satellite clinic of Johnson Memorial Health Services, is open Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8:00 a.m. until 12 noon, and will be staffed by JMHS medical practitioners. It has three exam rooms, lab, nurses' station, waiting area, and two restrooms. All levels of acute care services will be offered, including physical exams, routine blood draws, and immunizations.

Boyd Community Health Center, Boyd Minnesota
Boyd Fire Department
Scandia Avenue
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-2470
Fire Department, Boyd Minnesota
Boyd Liquor Store
145 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-9990
Boyd Liquors, Boyd Minnesota
Boyd Municipal Building
117 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-2242
City Hall, Boyd Minnesota
Dangerous Curves
114 N 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-5555
Web: www.dangerouscurvesclub.com

Welcome to Dangerous Curves Club. Where the drinks are cool and the girls are always hot. CAN YOU HANDLE IT?

Dangerous Curves, Boyd Minnesota
Daniel R Schluter & Co Ltd.
152 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-5500
Daniel R Schluter & Co Ltd, Boyd Minnesota
Dawson Co-Op Credit Union
126 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-9900
Web: www.dawsonco-opcu.com

Dawson Co-op Credit Union, is a growing, federally insured financial cooperative. Established in 1961 as a member owned non-profit financial institution for the agricultural community, our mission is to be a leader in the community, while being the primary financial institution of our members. With three locations and assets of $90 million, we are a full service financial institution that offers our members high quality, low cost services. The crucial differences between a credit union and other financial institutions are the ownership, the cost of borrowing money and the cost of services.

Dawson Co-Op Credit Union, Boyd Minnesota
Hutt Oil Company
197 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-2277
Hutt Oil Company, Boyd Minnesota
JSKB Nursery
3468 206th Avenue
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-2268
 
Lein Lumber
216 3rd Street
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-2399
Lein Lumber, Boyd Minnesota
Prairie Grain Partners LLC
Highway 275 W
Boyd, MN 56218
Phone: (320) 855-2262
Web: www.prairiegrainpartners.com

Prairie Grain Partners, LLC is a partnership with ADM/Benson-Quinn and Tri-Line Farmers Cooperative that was formed in 1997. Starting September 1, 2000, producers that patronize Prairie Grain Partners, LLC are eligible for patronage refunds that may be paid from Tri-Line Farmers Cooperative. Prairie Grain Partners, LLC has agronomy facilities in Clarkfield and Dovray, MN and grain facilities in Clarkfield and Boyd, MN. In addition, through Benson Quinn Commodities, Inc,. we are able to offer commodity trading services out of the Clarkfield, MN office.

Prairie Grain Partners, Boyd Minnesota
US Post Office
112 3rd Street
Boyd, MN
56218-5000
Phone:
(320) 855-2342
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web: www.usps.com
Post Office, Boyd Minnesota

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