Barry, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 15 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -40.0%
Males: (40.0%)
Females: (60.0%)
Median resident age:  27.6 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 56210, 56240.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,054 (it was $18,250 in 2000)
Barry:

$29,054
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $13,107 (it was $7,124 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $48,881 (it was $21,300 in 2000)
Barry:

$48,881
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $121,830; Detached houses: $120,945
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Barry: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (66.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 61 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Barry:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barry city:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 25.1%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Barry city:  1.3% ($275)
Minnesota:  1.1% ($1,297)

Barry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (91.5 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (165.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (512.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Graceville, MN (2.4 miles ), Beardsley, MN (2.7 miles ), Clinton, MN (3.0 miles ), Johnson, MN (3.6 miles) , Dumont, MN (3.6 miles) , Browns Valley, MN (3.7 miles ), Wheaton, MN (4.2 miles ), Wilmot, SD (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 45.56 N, Longitude: 96.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 320

Barry household income distribution Barry home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-37.5%).

Average climate in Barry, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Barry-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Barry city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/10/1982, a category F3 tornado 32.2 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Barry-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 82% 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 26.2 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 15.2 miles away from Barry center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 167.8 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 21.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 691.1 miles away from Barry center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 225.2 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 Big Stone County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Barry:

  • BROWNS VALLEY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BROWNS VALLEY, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barry:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 50 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 56 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 62 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 72 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Ridgewater College (about 78 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 86 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • South Dakota State University (about 87 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

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Big Stone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 19.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

19.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.67
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 12.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  100.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  16.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.7
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Barry city (based on Big Stone County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,79411
Catholic1,4083
Evangelical Protestant1,30414
Other-1
None763-
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: 2
Big Stone County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Big Stone County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

14.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Big Stone County:

26.8%
Minnesota:

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

13.0%
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$100
Water Supply 0$0 1$100
Totals for Government 0$0 7$221

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($333.33)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($133.33)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($133.33)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($66.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($66.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($66.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($333.33)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($66.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($200.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($133.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($200.00)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($400.00)

Barry government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $16,000 ($1066.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $14,000 ($933.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($133.33)

4.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

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

6.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,061 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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 Grant County, SD  0.72% ($41,200 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barry:

  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDIO (1350 AM; 1 kW; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barry:

  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)
  • KKSD (104.3 FM; MILBANK, SD; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPN.)
  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KPHR (106.3 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Barry:

  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K27EN (Channel 27; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K39DZ (Channel 39; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K45DP (Channel 45; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K51EJ (Channel 51; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K18DU (Channel 18; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY UHF-TV, INC.)
  • K55FW (Channel 55; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K57BL (Channel 57; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K31DH (Channel 31; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY UHF-TV, INC.)
  • K53DX (Channel 53; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K59BT (Channel 59; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K61BJ (Channel 61; DONNELLY, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K63BW (Channel 63; DONNELLY/HERMAN, MN; Owner: FEDERATED TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE)
  • K47IC (Channel 47; MILBANK, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Clinton 104, Lat: 45.557861 Lon: -96.556167, Type: Silo, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WQMG640
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/03/2010, Expiration Date: 08/03/2020, Certifier: Nathaniel SporsRegistrant: Nates Net Inc., 325 S Main St., Milbank, SD 57252, Phone: (605) 432-1222, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (82%)
  • Electricity (18%)

Barry compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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