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Otter Tail County, MN Public Records

Otter Tail County District Court
121 W Junius Ave, #310
Fergus Falls, MN 56538-0417 www.mncourts.gov/Find-Courts/Otte...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 218-998-8420
F: 218-998-8438
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption, certain juvenile or sealed records released

Otter Tail County, MN Vital Records

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Otter Tail County
County Recorder
www.co.otter-tail.mn.us/445/Recor...
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 218-998-8140
Fax: 218-998-8147
Recorded Documents

Otter Tail County Vital Certificates

Otter Tail County Vital Certificates

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Otter Tail County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 1,979.71 sq mi
Population (2009): 56,588
  • Females: 50.0%
  • White: 97.7%
  • Black/African American: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 95.7%
Population Change (2000-2009): -571
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.0%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 5.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 12.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 81.4%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 17.2%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.46
Housing Units (2000): 33,862
Homeownership Rate (2000): 80.0%
Migration Flow to Otter Tail County, MN from (2007-2008):

Otter Tail County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $979,975
  • Construction: $70,052
  • Retail Trade: $86,972
  • Professional and Technical Services: $31,224
  • Healthcare: $132,226
  • Banking: $32,041
  • Retail Trade: $86,972
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $23,648
  • Manufacturing: $159,196
  • Farms: $46,506
  • Government: $175,368
Employed (2000): 26,470
Unemployed (2000): 1,443
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $29,763
Local Government Employment (2007): 2,696
Local Government Revenue (2007): $178,558 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $154,191 (thou. dol.)

Otter Tail County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 667
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.7
Deaths (2007): 605
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 1.5

Otter Tail County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 40
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 2
  • Aggravated Assault: 38
Property Crimes (2008): 913
  • Burglary: 235
  • Larceny-Theft: 638
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 40

Otter Tail County Genealogy Records