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Trail Minnesota Community Guide


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Trail Minnesota population sign


Population: 
 Trail (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 99 97 67 62 46 -16 -25.81
Land Area (sq. mile) 1.00 0.96 0.99 0.99 0.99 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile)  99.00 101.04  67.68  62.45 46.46 -15.99 -25.60
Housing Units 34 48 36 35 36 +1 +2.86
Households -- 41 32 26 26 0 0.00
Persons Per Household -- 2.37 2.09 2.38 1.77 -0.61 -25.63

Geography:

Trail is a city in Polk County, Minnesota. State Highway 92 serves as an arterial route in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km˛), all of it land. The elevation is 1,211 ft (369 m) above sea level.

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Demographics:

As of the census of 2000, there were 62 people, 26 households, and 13 families residing in the city. The population density was 24.2/km˛ (62.4/mi˛). There were 35 housing units at an average density of 13.7/km˛ (35.3/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city was 95.16% White, 1.61% Native American, 1.61% from other races, and 1.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.61% of the population.

There were 26 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.8% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.0% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 158.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 152.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $35,833 versus $33,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,211. There were 20.0% of families and 22.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 22.2% of those over 64.

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History:  

TRAIL, a city in section 30 of Gully Township, was named for its location where a former trail between the Red River valley and the Red Lake Agency was crossed by the railway. The city was incorporated as a village on April 17, 1950; it had a station of the Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad (Soo Line), and the post office was established in 1910.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society
General View, Trail Minnesota, 1914
General View, Trail Minnesota, 1914
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Government:
Trail City Hall
Trail, MN 56684
 
Mayor Howard Flateland
Trail, MN 56684
n/a
Clerk Helen Sordahl
PO Box 88
Trail, MN 56684
(218) 268-4465
Treasurer Patsy Anderson
PO Box 54
Trail, MN 56684
n/a
Council Member n/a n/a
Council Member n/a n/a
Council Member n/a n/a
Council Member n/a n/a

Post Office:
US Post Office
101 N Main Street
Trail, MN 56684-2001
Phone: (218) 268-4114
Toll Free: (800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
US Post Office, Trail Minnesota
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday          9:00 am - 11:00 am
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            3:45 pm
Saturday                3:45 pm

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity n/a n/a
Natural Gas n/a n/a
Wastewater n/a n/a
Water n/a n/a
Telephone n/a n/a
Cable TV n/a n/a

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Trail Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Trail Minnesota area


Events:
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Attractions:
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Recreation:
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Health Care:
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Schools:
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Churches:
Mount Olive Lutheran Church
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: n/a
Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Trail Minnesota
Nazareth Lutheran Church
14509 380th Avenue SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4476
 
Sand Valley Lutheran Church
PO Box 27
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4136
Sand Valley Lutheran Church, Trail Minnesota

Media:
none
 
Motels:
none

Resorts:
none

Campgrounds:
none

Businesses:
Carlson Flying Service
26701 380th Avenue SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4277
 
E & L of Trail Inc
27129 310th Avenue SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 796-5478
 
Hanco Farms Inc
34078 290th Street SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4425
 
Julie's Hair Care
39837 270th Street SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4125
 
Kingtown Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
30763 277th Street SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 563-4155
 
Mount Olive Lutheran Church
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: n/a
Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Trail Minnesota
Nazareth Lutheran Church
14509 380th Avenue SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4476
 
Northern Sand & Gravel Co
Highway 92 W
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4112
 
Peatlands Reds Inc
17017 390th Avenue SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4034
 
Sand Valley Lutheran Church
PO Box 27
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4136
Sand Valley Lutheran Church, Trail Minnesota
Strata Concrete
26371 360th Avenue SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4112
 
Tasa Farm LLC
36560 140th Street SE
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 796-5889
 
Trail's End Bar
108 N Main Street
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4481
Trail's End Bar, Trail Minnesota
US Post Office
109 N Main Street
Trail, MN 56684
Phone: (218) 268-4114
US Post Office, Trail Minnesota

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