Beltrami, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 101 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 51  (50.6%)
Females: 50  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 56517

Estimated median household income in 2019: $97,418 (it was $30,833 in 2000)
Beltrami:

$97,418
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,546 (it was $14,928 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $53,769 (it was $24,400 in 2000)
Beltrami:

$53,769
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $85,782; detached houses: $85,904
March 2019 cost of living index in Beltrami: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.4%

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    • 17597.2%White alone
    • 31.7%Two or more races
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Ancestries: Norwegian (62.7%), German (29.4%), Northern European (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 903 feet

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (very low).

Beltrami, Minnesota map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Beltrami city:

2.0% ($489)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($1,297)

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

Distribution of median household income in Beltrami, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Beltrami, MN in 2019

Beltrami satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Minnesota:

3.9%

Average climate in Beltrami, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 26% 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 Beltrami 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 Beltrami 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 the city 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 (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 24, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Bud Nornes - Politician.

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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Beltrami:

Marital status in Beltrami, MN
  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 72.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

For population 25 years and over in Beltrami:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beltrami, MN (based on Polk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Polk County:

7.5%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

27.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Polk County:

10.9%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Beltrami:

50.0%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Beltrami:

50.0%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Beltrami:

33.0
State:

28.5

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.8

General health condition:
Beltrami:

50.0%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Beltrami:

80.0%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Beltrami, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
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$1,242
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,050
Firefighters 0$0 1$306
Totals for Government 0$0 8$2,597

Beltrami government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $16,000 ($158.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($138.61)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($128.71)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($128.71)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($89.11)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($79.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($59.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($49.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($9.90)

Beltrami government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $8,000 ($79.21)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($29.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($9.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($257.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $24,000 ($237.62)
    Other: $4,000 ($39.60)
  • Tax - Property: $40,000 ($396.04)

6.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,336 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Grand Forks County, ND  1.99% ($43,242 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.28% ($31,265)
from Cass County, ND  0.25% ($45,581)


6.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Grand Forks County, ND  2.18% ($41,974 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.41% ($37,700)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.28% ($40,200)

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
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.9mTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 1,505Total average daily traffic
  • 132Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,695Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Beltrami, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 82000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Beltrami, MN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Gina Cacciatore, Adams Ave. Nw - 2440667 (Lat: 47.469139 Lon: -94.928139), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 27007 m, Overall height: 58 m, Registrant: Rural Cellular Corporation, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, Adams Ave. Nw - 2440667 (Lat: 47.469139 Lon: -94.928139), Type: 57.6, Structure height: 27007 m, Overall height: 54.8 m, Registrant: Rural Cellular Corporation, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • 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: KC0ACK, Licensee ID: L01246257, Grant Date: 02/15/2007, Expiration Date: 03/19/2017, Cancellation Date: 03/20/2019, 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, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2019, Registrant: Bethany L Tollefson, 26396 430th St. Sw, Beltrami, MN 56517

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Beltrami, MN
  • 68.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.9%Utility gas
  • 11.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Electricity
  • 2.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Beltrami, MN
  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 21.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Beltrami 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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