Brandon, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 478 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.2%
 
Males: 252  (52.9%)
Females: 226  (47.1%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56315.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,810 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Brandon:

$51,810
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,693 (it was $15,088 in 2000)

Brandon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $117,223 (it was $69,300 in 2000)
Brandon:

$117,223
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $698.

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  • Races in Brandon, MN (2010)

    Brandon races chart
    • 47496.9%White alone
    • 112.2%Hispanic
    • 30.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Black alone

Races in Brandon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brandon: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.0%), Norwegian (22.8%), Swedish (13.8%), Irish (6.3%), Polish (2.8%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,190 people per square mile   (low).

Brandon,MN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Brandon:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brandon city:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,171 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $976 (0.8%)

Brandon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (74.2 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (132.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (486.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Garfield, MN (2.3 miles ), Evansville, MN (2.3 miles ), Millerville, MN (2.7 miles) , Urbank, MN (3.4 miles) , Alexandria, MN (3.5 miles ), Hoffman, MN (3.6 miles ), Ashby, MN (3.7 miles ), Kensington, MN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $220,000
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $188,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.97 N, Longitude: 95.60 W

Area code: 320

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

2.6%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+1.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Information (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Brandon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Brandon, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brandon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Brandon city center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

On 6/18/1964, a category F3 tornado 21.3 miles away from the city center injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brandon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 86% 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 29.7 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 39.2 miles away from Brandon center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 222.1 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 62.3 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 738.4 miles away from Brandon 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 274.8 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 Douglas County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brandon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brandon:

  • EVANSVILLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; EVANSVILLE, MN)
  • BETHANY HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ALEXANDRIA, MN)
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY PUB HEALTH NSG SVCRS (Hospital, about 12 miles away; ALEXANDRIA, MN)
  • KNUTE NELSON HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ALEXANDRIA, MN)
  • KNUTE NELSON (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ALEXANDRIA, MN)
  • CENTRACARE KIDNEY PROG AT DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSP (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; ALEXANDRIA, MN)
  • DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; ALEXANDRIA, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brandon:

  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 13 miles; Alexandria, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,324)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 33 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 54 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Ridgewater College (about 63 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 68 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 72 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 73 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)

Public high school in Brandon:

  • BRANDON-EVANSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 206 W 3RD ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Brandon:

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Notable locations in Brandon: Brandon Fire Department (A), Brandon Auditorium (B), Brandon Police Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brandon include: Saint Ann's Church (A), Grace Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Lake Country Motel (305 Central Avenue South).

Douglas 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 2001 was 34.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 7.10. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.10
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.6%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Brandon (2011 data):

  • BREMER BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Brandon Branch at 113 Front Street, branch established on 1927/12/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $624.4 mil, Deposits: $515.5 mil, headquarters in Alexandria, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brandon city (based on Douglas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,24321
Evangelical Protestant7,11435
Catholic6,6366
Other3142
None10,702-
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
Douglas County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Douglas County:

8.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Here:

11.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

26.0%
Minnesota:

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

9.0%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brandon:

51.2%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brandon:

51.3%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

42.9%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.4%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brandon, MN Residents
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
Financial Administration 1$13,910$166,9201$3,110
Police Protection - Officers 1$0$01$2,500
Streets and Highways 1$17,208$206,4964$5,203
Other and Unallocable 2$20,752$124,5126$12,184
Totals for Government 5$51,870$124,48812$22,997

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($41.84)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $328,000 ($686.19)
    General - Other: $180,000 ($376.57)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($89.96)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($66.95)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($41.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($33.47)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($29.29)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($29.29)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($23.01)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($10.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($4.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,000 ($182.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $20,000 ($41.84)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($27.20)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($8.37)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($4.18)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($4.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $170,000 ($355.65)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $85,000 ($177.82)
    All Other: $82,000 ($171.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($10.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $67,000 ($140.17)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($54.39)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($8.37)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $355,000 ($742.68)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($56.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $91,000 ($190.38)
    All Other: $90,000 ($188.28)
  • Tax - Property: $82,000 ($171.55)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.09)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,619,000 ($3387.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $199,000 ($416.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,371,000 ($2868.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $49,000 ($102.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $104,000 ($217.57)

5.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
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 Pope County, MN  0.52% ($26,231 average AGI)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.44% ($35,015)
from Stearns County, MN  0.38% ($25,351)


5.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
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 Pope County, MN  0.44% ($31,662 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.38% ($58,804)
to Otter Tail County, MN  0.36% ($33,057)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brandon:

  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXRA (1490 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brandon:

  • KXRA-FM (92.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEX, INC.)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KXRZ (99.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • KJJK-FM (96.5 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVY-FM (97.3 FM; STARBUCK, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHL (103.9 FM; OSAKIS, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brandon:

  • K36AA (Channel 36; ALEXANDRIA, ETC., MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K16CO (Channel 16; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K18DG (Channel 18; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K26CL (Channel 26; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K32EB (Channel 32; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K48DV (Channel 48; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K50DB (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K52DZ (Channel 52; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K55ID (Channel 55; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K58DS (Channel 58; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K60EJ (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K65HD (Channel 65; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K67HI (Channel 67; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K21AK (Channel 21; APPLETON, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA, INC.)
  • K30AF (Channel 30; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K34AF (Channel 34; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K38AC (Channel 38; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K62AU (Channel 62; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)

Brandon fatal accident list:

Mar 8, 2012 02:01 PM, Cr-7, Lat: 45.97027, Lon: -95.58783, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 19m62ftTotal length
  • 16,644Total average daily traffic
  • 17,431Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brandon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Brandon Fire Hall In City Brandon (Lat: 45.964417 Lon: -95.597556), Type: Stack, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WRE420
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.175 MHz, 154.295 MHz, 155.317 MHzGrant Date: 08/05/2014, Expiration Date: 06/26/2024Registrant: Brandon Communications Inc, 800 Central Ave. N, Brandon, MN 56315, Phone: (320) 524-2283, Fax: (320) 524-2409, Email:
  • Cr 7 5 Mi S (Lat: 45.875000 Lon: -95.602500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: KNAJ972
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.695 MHz, 154.463 MHzGrant Date: 01/26/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2012, Certifier: James L GoodinRegistrant: Great River Energy, 12300 Elm Creek Blvd, Maple Grove, MN 55444, Phone: (763) 445-5560, Fax: (763) 445-6360, Email:
  • Ne 1/4 Of Ne 1/4 Sec 29 Twp 128 R 39 (Lat: 45.874972 Lon: -95.602556), Call Sign: WGR602, Licensee ID: L00001677
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHzGrant Date: 01/03/2002, Expiration Date: 02/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2011Registrant: Otter Tail Power Company, 215 S Cascade St, Fergus Falls, MN 56537, Phone: (218) 739-8531
  • Lat: 46.063889 Lon: -95.561944, Call Sign: WQPK744
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.790 MHzGrant Date: 06/15/2012, Expiration Date: 06/15/2022, Certifier: Dale ThoennesRegistrant: Brandon Communications, 800 Central Avenue North, Brandon, MN 56315, Phone: (320) 524-2283, Fax: (320) 524-2409, Email:
  • Lat: 45.950833 Lon: -95.653694, Call Sign: WQPX225
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.275 MHzGrant Date: 09/06/2012, Expiration Date: 09/06/2022, Certifier: Randy JacobsonRegistrant: Brandon Communications, 800 Central Avenue North, Brandon, MN 56315, Phone: (320) 524-2283, Fax: (320) 524-2409, Email:
  • Lat: 46.051583 Lon: -95.548083, Call Sign: WQTC674
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.837 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/2014, Expiration Date: 01/07/2024, Certifier: Mark BoeslRegistrant: Brandon Communications, 800 Central Avenue North, Brandon, MN 56315, Phone: (320) 524-2283, Fax: (320) 524-2409, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BRANDON, 5.6 Km Southeast Of (Lat: 45.921111 Lon: -95.554722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 129.5 m, Call Sign: WPNL512
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 04/29/2008, Expiration Date: 06/10/2018, Cancellation Date: 03/03/2014, Certifier: Elizabeth L KohlerRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • MS03NP189, 16600 Long Lake Rd Nw (Mn20191-A) (Lat: 45.942250 Lon: -95.622833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WQVY833
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+4 more)Grant Date: 06/17/2015, Expiration Date: 06/17/2025, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: W0DVD, Licensee ID: L00001562, Grant Date: 01/04/2007, Expiration Date: 01/04/2017, Certifier: Dennis F Korkowski, Registrant: Dennis F Korkowski, 10910 Co Rd 58 Nw, Brandon, MN 56315
  • Call Sign: W1GL, Licensee ID: L00292049, Grant Date: 04/09/2015, Expiration Date: 06/27/2025, Certifier: Theodore R Kirst, Registrant: Theodore R Kirst, 1648 Hidden Valley Rd Sw, Brandon, MN 56315-8331
  • Call Sign: WB0DDX, Grant Date: 02/09/1993, Expiration Date: 02/09/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2005, Registrant: Harold C Josephs, 18163 Pioneer Park Rd Sw, Brandon, MN 56315
  • Call Sign: KD0AAA, Licensee ID: L01259324, Grant Date: 03/21/2007, Expiration Date: 03/21/2017, Certifier: John W Stephens Ii, Registrant: John W Stephens Ii, 109 4t St W, Brandon, MN 56315

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172I (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8423L , Serial Number: 17256623, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Duane E Nelson, 9501 County Road 108 Nw, Brandon, MN 56315

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brandon and their reported violations in the past:

BRANDON (Population served: 427, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-03-2013 to SEP-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Brandon

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Most common first names in Brandon, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1480.7 years
Henry1079.1 years
Anna987.1 years
Clarence885.3 years
William879.6 years
Mary881.4 years
Raymond772.3 years
Frank679.5 years
Barbara683.3 years
Robert668.0 years
Most common last names in Brandon, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1479.6 years
Larson1180.7 years
Klimek1081.6 years
Wagner1078.7 years
Korkowski977.4 years
Johnson981.9 years
Thoennes982.8 years
Bitzan879.0 years
Peterson877.5 years
Roers881.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Brandon compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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 below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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