Bock, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 106 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 58  (55.1%)
Females: 48  (44.9%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 56313

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,152 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Bock:

$26,152
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,901 (it was $14,806 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $45,174 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Bock:

$45,174
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $59,744; Detached houses: $62,863; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $5,153

Median gross rent in 2012: $513.

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  • White alone - 101 (95.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.9%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bock: 89.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.7%), Swedish (12.2%), Dutch (7.1%), Italian (6.1%), United States (6.1%), Irish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1105 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 806 people per square mile   (low).

Bock, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Bock:

  • High school or higher: 70.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bock city:

  • Never married: 35.3%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 6.9%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $850 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $350 (0.8%)

Bock satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (33.9 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (58.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (400.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Milaca, MN (2.3 miles ), Ogilvie, MN (2.6 miles ), Pease, MN (2.8 miles) , Foreston, MN (2.9 miles ), Mora, MN (3.7 miles ), Princeton, MN (3.8 miles ), Ronneby, MN (4.1 miles) , Braham, MN (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 45.79 N, Longitude: 93.55 W

Area code: 320

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

7.0%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-7.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (47%)
  • Construction (29%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (41%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)

Average climate in Bock, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bock-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.3 miles away from the Bock city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 tornado 40.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bock-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 92% 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 120.4 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 132.5 miles away from Bock center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 306.2 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 159.7 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 88.8 miles away from Bock 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 336.9 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 Mille Lacs County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bock topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bock:

  • ELIM HOMES (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MILACA, MN)
  • BENEDICTINE LIVING COMMUNITY OF MORA (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MORA, MN)
  • FMC MORA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; MORA, MN)
  • KANABEC COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; MORA, MN)
  • FIRSTLIGHT HEALTH SYSTEM Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; MORA, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bock:

  • Saint Cloud State University (about 34 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; Full-time enrollment: 12,822)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 34 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 36 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 41 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 44 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 48 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 49 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)

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Mille Lacs County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

  • BOCK (Population served: 106, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 34.7%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported
4 people in other group homes in 2000

Bock compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below 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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (82%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bock city (based on Mille Lacs County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.56%
Here: 65.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaAssemblies of GodLutheran Church
Adherents31.7%26.8%7.3%6.4%5.8%
Congregations19.5%14.6%4.9%7.3%7.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaBaptist General ConferenceLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents5.3%4.6%3.6%3.0%5.6%
Congregations7.3%12.2%9.8%2.4%14.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Mille Lacs County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Mille Lacs County:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

10.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Mille Lacs County:

25.7%
Minnesota:

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

13.5%
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$634
Water Supply 0$0 1$331
Totals for Government 0$0 7$965

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $15,000 ($141.51)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($94.34)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($47.17)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($37.74)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($18.87)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($18.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($141.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($103.77)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $20,000 ($188.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $139,000 ($1311.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,000 ($18.87)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($18.87)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($18.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $120,000 ($1132.08)
    General Support: $3,000 ($28.30)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($47.17)
    NEC: $4,000 ($37.74)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $255,000 ($2405.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $255,000 ($2405.66)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $244,000 ($2301.89)

6.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,235 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
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 Sherburne County, MN  1.08% ($33,472 average AGI)
from Anoka County, MN  0.57% ($41,732)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.53% ($33,769)


7.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
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 Sherburne County, MN  1.09% ($34,916 average AGI)
to Stearns County, MN  0.73% ($25,597)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.51% ($29,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bock:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WQPM (1300 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bock:

  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KBEK (95.5 FM; MORA, MN; Owner: JOHN JAMES GODFREY)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • WGVY (105.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bock:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)

Bock fatal accident list:

Oct 17, 2009 02:41 PM, Cr 1 0448000001, Lat: 45.78454, Lon: -93.55688, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1997 04:00 AM, 1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 20, 1983 06:00 PM, 1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi N (Lat: 45.815833 Lon: -93.549167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137.1 m, Overall height: 144.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN701
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Steve Olson, 2 Mi N (Lat: 45.815833 Lon: -93.549167), Type: 144.8, Overall height: 137.1 m
    Registrant: 3207622000, Http://Www.Rccwireless.Com, 3905 DAKOTA ST SW
  • Jerri L Janjua, 2 Mi N (Lat: 45.815833 Lon: -93.549167), Type: 144.8, Overall height: 137.1 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASA5REG
  • Jerri L Janjua, 2 Mi N (Lat: 45.815833 Lon: -93.549167), Type: 144.8, Overall height: 137.1 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASA5REG
  • Jerri L Janjua, 2 Mi N (Lat: 45.815833 Lon: -93.549167), Type: 144.8, Overall height: 137.1 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASA5REG
  • 2 Mi N (Lat: 45.815833 Lon: -93.549167), Type: 144.8, Overall height: 137.1 m
    Registrant: 3207622000, Http://Www.Rccwireless.Com, 3905 DAKOTA ST SW

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BOCK, 3.2 Km N Of (Lat: 45.815833 Lon: -93.549167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137.1 m, Overall height: 144.8 m, Call Sign: WPJF540
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6152.75 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Elizabeth L Kohler
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

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