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Winsted Minnesota Community Guide

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 Winsted (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 1,266 1,522 1,581 2,094 2,355 +261 +12.46
Land Area (sq. mile) 0.40 0.50 0.65 1.35 1.35 0 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 3,165.0 3,044.0 2,432.3 1,550.0 1,744.4 +194.44 +12.54
Housing Units 351 512 609 847 1,017 +170 +20.07
Households -- 495 585 822 947 +125 +15.21
Persons Per Household -- 2.91 2.54 2.45 2.50 +0.05 +2.04


Winsted is a city in McLeod County, Minnesota. County Highways 1 and 6 are two of the main routes in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km˛), all of it land.  The elevation is 1,024 ft (312 m) above sea level.

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As of the census of 2000, there were 2,094 people, 822 households, and 535 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,549.9 people per square mile (598.9/km˛). There were 847 housing units at an average density of 626.9/sq mi (242.2/km˛).

The racial makeup of the city was 98.42% White, 0.19% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.62% of the population.

There were 822 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.8% were non-families. The percentage of all households which were made up of individuals was 28.5% and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $41,588, and the median income for a family was $50,272. Males had a median income of $32,929 versus $23,571 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,896. About 3.2% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over.

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The city of Winsted in sections 2 and 11 was incorporated August 27, 1887; the first settlers came in the early 1850s, most of German ancestry; Lewis began to develop the site in 1857, platting the townsite on January 2, 1867; Lewis was born in Winsted, Conn., in 1820 and came to Minnesota in 1846, eventually moving to Ketchum, Idaho, in 1883, where he died in 1885. The post office operated 1858-61, was reestablished as Winsted Lake in 1866, and changed back to Winsted in 1886.

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Street scene, Winsted Minnesota, 1913
Street scene, Winsted Minnesota, 1913 Postcard and Postcard Image Collection- click image to enlarge

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Winsted City Hall
201 1st Street N
PO Box 126
Winsted, MN 55395
Phone: (320) 485-2366
Fax: (320) 485-2858
Title Term Ends Name and Address Phone
Mayor 12/31/2018 Steve Stotko
372 South Shore Drive
Winsted, MN 55395
(320) 485-3898
City Administrator appointed Dan Tienter
201 1st Street N
Winsted, MN 55395
(320) 485-2366
City Clerk/Treasurer appointed Raquel Kirchoff
201 1st Street N
Winsted, MN 55395
(320) 485-2366
Council Member 12/31/2018 George Schulenberg
530 Kingsley Street S
Winsted, MN 55395
(320) 485-4730
Council Member 12/31/2018 Max Fasching
404 Lake Drive
Winsted, MN 55395
(320) 485-4871
Council Member 12/31/2020 Tom Ollig
141 George Avenue E
Winsted, MN 55395
(320) 485-3987
Council Member 12/31/2020 Mike Henrich
431 5th Street N
Winsted, MN 55395
(320) 485-4455

Post Office:
US Post Office
155 Main Avenue W
Winsted, MN
(320) 485-2310
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:30 am - 12:15 pm
                        1:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday           9:00 am - 10:00 am
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            4:30 pm
Saturday                10:30 am

Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity Xcel Energy (800) 895-4994
Natural Gas CenterPoint Energy (800) 245-2377
Wastewater Winsted Municipal (320) 485-2366
Water Winsted Municipal (320) 485-2366
Telephone TDS (320) 485-4111
Cable TV MediaCom (800) 332-0245

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees
Littfin Lumber Co Building Material & Supplies Dealers 350
Millerbernd Manufacturing Co Architectural & Structural Metals Manufacturing 195
CPS Scherping Industrial Machinery Manufacturing 150
St Mary's Care Center Nursing Care Facilities 150
Waste Management Waste Collection 110
SJF Enterprises Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing 80
Vitran General Freight Trucking 65
Holy Trinity School Elementary & Secondary Schools 60
Blue Note Bar & Ballroom Full-Service Restaurants 50
Ram Builders Inc. Foundation, Structure & Bldg. Exterior Contractors 39
EDCO of Winsted Products Inc Other Textile Product Mills 14


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Health Care:
Ridgeview Winsted Clinic
551 4th Street N
Winsted, MN 55395
Phone: (952) 442-3190

At Ridgeview Clinics, our team of primary care physicians and specialists are experts in caring for the full spectrum of health issues in patients of all ages. In addition, same-day appointments, and on-site laboratory services and X-ray are available at all locations. With locations in several communities in the west metro and beyond, Ridgeview Clinics are part of a regional health care system that includes three hospitals, a multitude of primary and specialty care clinics, emergency services and specialty programs.
Ridgeview Winsted Clinic, Winsted Minnesota

Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Schools
Independent School District #2687

8700 County Road 6 SW
PO Box 708
Howard Lake, MN 55349
Phone: (320) 543-4646
Fax: (320) 543-4630

Independent School District 2687, serving the communities of Winsted, Waverly, and Howard Lake, is dedicated to providing the best possible education for its youth. With that commitment, we strive for quality and opportunity for each student in every offering and activity of the school. The school district comprises an area of approximately 115 square miles, primarily in Wright County, with a portion located in McLeod County, and a small portion in Carver County. District 2687's 9-12 High School and 5-8 Middle School are located between Howard Lake and Winsted on County Road 6. The K-4 elementary and preschool facilities are located in Waverly and Winsted.
HLWW High School
8700 County Road 6 SW
Howard Lake, MN 55349
Phone: (320) 543-4646
Fax: (320) 543-4630


Holy Trinity Catholic Church
111 Winsted Avenue W
Winsted MN 55395
Phone: (320) 485-4421

Sunday Worship: 
River of Life Church
170 Main Avenue W
Winsted MN 55395
Phone: (320) 485-901

Sunday Worship: 
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
410 1st Street N
Winsted MN 55395
Phone: (320) 485-2522

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