Beltrami, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 106 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.0%
 
Males: 48  (46.1%)
Females: 58  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  56.2 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 56517

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,291 (it was $30,833 in 2000)
Beltrami:

$41,291
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,480 (it was $14,928 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $55,300 (it was $24,400 in 2000)
Beltrami:

$55,300
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $74,671; Detached houses: $74,183
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Beltrami: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (52.9%), German (21.6%), American (15.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 903 feet

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (very low).

Beltrami, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Beltrami:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beltrami city:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.2%
  • Divorced: 2.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $737 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $518 (1.1%)

Beltrami satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (48.1 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (236.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (586.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fertile, MN (3.4 miles ), Nielsville, MN (3.7 miles) , Climax, MN (3.8 miles ), Shelly, MN (3.8 miles ), Crookston, MN (4.1 miles ), Ada, MN (4.1 miles ), Gary, MN (4.1 miles ), Caledonia, ND (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 47.54 N, Longitude: 96.53 W

Area code: 218

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

3.2%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -36 (-26.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (52%)
  • Accommodation and food services (33%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (37%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (29%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Beltrami, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Beltrami-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 48.5 miles away from the Beltrami city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beltrami-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 84% 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 131.5 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 129.6 miles away from Beltrami center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 707.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 268.6 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 122.3 miles away from Beltrami center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 275.6 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 Polk County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beltrami topographic map

Birthplace of: Bud Nornes - Politician.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beltrami:

  • University of North Dakota (about 37 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 47 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 48 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 49 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bemidji State University (about 78 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 88 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

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Notable location: Beltrami Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Beltrami include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Resurrection Free Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Polk 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 2016: 14.8%
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Beltrami city (based on Polk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,58235
Catholic6,50013
Evangelical Protestant3,31139
Other2926
None11,915-
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: 7
Polk County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Polk County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Polk County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

27.6%
Minnesota:

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

10.9%
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$680
Firefighters 0$0 1$213
Sewerage 0$0 1$255
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,148

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $11,000 ($103.77)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($103.77)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($66.04)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($56.60)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($28.30)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($28.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($28.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($9.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($28.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($9.43)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($56.60)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $9,000 ($84.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $8,000 ($75.47)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($66.04)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($37.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($160.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($160.38)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($9.43)
    All Other: $1,000 ($9.43)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($141.51)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $57,000 ($537.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $52,000 ($490.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,000 ($47.17)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,000 ($254.72)

6.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.84% ($34,149 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.27% ($26,156)
from Pennington County, MN  0.25% ($31,100)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.91% ($30,517 average AGI)
to Clay County, MN  0.37% ($33,800)
to Cass County, ND  0.34% ($24,732)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beltrami:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KROX (1260 AM; 1 kW; CROOKSTON, MN)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beltrami:

  • KRJB (106.3 FM; ADA, MN; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KQMN (91.5 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KRJM (101.5 FM; MAHNOMEN, MN; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KZLT-FM (104.3 FM; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KQHT (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, MN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYCK (97.1 FM; CROOKSTON, MN; Owner: SS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Beltrami:

  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • K49FF (Channel 49; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 1,216Total average daily traffic
  • 132Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,400Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi W (Lat: 47.544417 Lon: -96.554500), Call Sign: KNDX627, Licensee ID: L00056551
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/1997, Expiration Date: 10/02/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003Registrant: Sharon Lenz Beggs, Rr 1 Box 9, Beltrami, MN 56517

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB0GEJ, Licensee ID: L00187822, Grant Date: 12/24/1999, Expiration Date: 03/20/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2012, Registrant: Joel M Stola, Hc 1 Box 100, Beltrami, MN 56517
  • Call Sign: KB0KFV, Licensee ID: L00462143, Grant Date: 02/05/2002, Expiration Date: 05/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2014, Registrant: Marvlyn L Stromstad, Rr 1 Box 99, Beltrami, MN 56517
  • Call Sign: KB0QQS, Licensee ID: L00971938, Grant Date: 04/09/2015, Expiration Date: 04/09/2025, Registrant: Curtis B Munch, 41915 270th Ave Sw, Beltrami, MN 56517-9580
  • Call Sign: KB0QVD, Grant Date: 03/19/1997, Expiration Date: 01/31/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2007, Registrant: Gretchen A Tollefson, Hcr 1 Box 105, Beltrami, MN 56517
  • Call Sign: KB0QVE, Licensee ID: L00247659, Grant Date: 09/22/2005, Expiration Date: 09/22/2015, Registrant: Todd A Tollefson, 26396 430th St Sw, Beltrami, MN 56517
  • Call Sign: KC0ACK, Licensee ID: L01246257, Grant Date: 02/15/2007, Expiration Date: 03/19/2017, Registrant: Robin L Tollefson, 26396 430th St Sw, Beltrami, MN 56517
  • Call Sign: KC0AJN, Licensee ID: L01246361, Grant Date: 02/15/2007, Expiration Date: 04/02/2017, Registrant: Bethany L Tollefson, 26396 430th St. Sw, Beltrami, MN 56517

Drinking water stations with addresses in Beltrami that have no violations reported:

  • BELTRAMI (Population served: 107, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Beltrami compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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