Aldrich, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 48 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.4%
 
Males: 23  (49.1%)
Females: 25  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56434, 56481.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,894 (it was $30,417 in 2000)
Aldrich:

$53,894
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,024 (it was $14,598 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $46,295 (it was $50,700 in 2000)
Aldrich:

$46,295
MN:

$180,100
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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Aldrich: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.4%), United States (13.6%), Norwegian (11.4%), Scottish (11.4%), Irish (4.5%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1330 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 101 people per square mile   (very low).

Aldrich, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Aldrich:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 19.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Aldrich city:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $390 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $845 (2.2%)

Aldrich satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (67.5 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (126.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (477.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Verndale, MN (2.0 miles ), Staples, MN (2.6 miles ), Hewitt, MN (2.8 miles ), Bertha, MN (3.1 miles ), Wadena, MN (3.2 miles ), Motley, MN (3.8 miles ), Eagle Bend, MN (3.9 miles ), Bluffton, MN (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 46.37 N, Longitude: 94.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 218

Aldrich household income distribution Aldrich home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-24.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (55%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (36%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (55%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (36%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Aldrich, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Aldrich-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the Aldrich city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Aldrich-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from Aldrich center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 263.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 100.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from Aldrich center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 316.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wadena County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Aldrich topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Aldrich:

  • LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; STAPLES, MN)
  • GREATER STAPLES HOSPITAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; STAPLES, MN)
  • LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; STAPLES, MN)
  • CENTRACARE KIDNEY PROG AT LAKEWOOD HEALTH SYSTEM (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; STAPLES, MN)
  • FAIR OAKS LODGE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WADENA, MN)
  • OAKRIDGE HOMES OF WADENA (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WADENA, MN)
  • TRI COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; WADENA, MN)

Amtrak station near Aldrich:

  • 8 miles: STAPLES (1ST AVE. N & 4TH ST. NE) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Aldrich:

  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 35 miles; Brainerd, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,371)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 41 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 64 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 67 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 67 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 69 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)

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Wadena County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.3%
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  45.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Aldrich compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Minnesota average:

10.7

Aldrich travel time to work - commute Aldrich mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (86%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Aldrich city (based on Wadena County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,63726
Mainline Protestant2,79913
Catholic1,8124
Other1262
None5,469-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Wadena County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Wadena County:

8.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

11.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Wadena County:

27.0%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$248
Totals for Government 0$0 6$248

Aldrich government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($104.17)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($104.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($62.50)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($20.83)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($20.83)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($20.83)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($104.17)

Aldrich government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($104.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($62.50)
  • Tax - NEC: $4,000 ($83.33)
    Property: $4,000 ($83.33)

Aldrich government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $20,000 ($416.67)

6.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.92% ($24,191 average AGI)
from Hubbard County, MN  0.81% ($22,951)
from Todd County, MN  0.61% ($25,742)


7.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.81%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Otter Tail County, MN  0.93% ($32,688 average AGI)
to Todd County, MN  0.74% ($29,474)
to Hubbard County, MN  0.58% ($26,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Aldrich:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNSP (1430 AM; 1 kW; STAPLES, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KWAD (920 AM; 1 kW; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLIZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Aldrich:

  • KKWS (105.9 FM; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KSKK (94.7 FM; STAPLES, MN; Owner: NORMIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WJJY-FM (106.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXDL (99.7 FM; BROWERVILLE, MN; Owner: PRAIRIE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Aldrich:

  • K17FE (Channel 17; WADENA, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K63DX (Channel 63; WADENA, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAWB (Channel 22; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MN PUBLIC TELEVISION INC.)
  • K45AR (Channel 45; EAGLE BEND, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 790)
  • K54AT (Channel 54; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)

Aldrich fatal accident list:

Jan 26, 1997 03:50 PM, 10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 1985 10:00 PM, 10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 6,800Total average daily traffic
  • 602Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,540Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Edward P DeLaHunt, Off Of Wadena County Road 104 (Lat: 46.395806 Lon: -94.964750), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 60.7 m
    Registrant: 2187323306, Kprmkdkk@unitelc.Com, HWY. 34 EAST
  • Edward P DeLaHunt, Off Of Wadena County Road 104 (Lat: 46.395806 Lon: -94.964750), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 60.7 m
    Registrant: 2187323306, Kprmkdkk@unitelc.Com, HWY. 34 EAST
  • Edward P DeLaHunt, Off Of Wadena County Road 104 (Lat: 46.395806 Lon: -94.964750), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 60.7 m
    Registrant: 2187323306, Kprmkdkk@unitelc.Com, HWY. 34 EAST
  • Off Of Wadena Cr104 3.1 Km Nw (Lat: 46.395278 Lon: -94.965556), Type: 103.0, Overall height: 102 m
    Registrant: 2187323306, , HWY 34 EAST, Phone: (DE ) LA -HUNT

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