Brandon, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 484 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.6%
 
Males: 244  (50.5%)
Females: 240  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 56315.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,735 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Brandon:

$41,735
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,516 (it was $15,088 in 2000)

Brandon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,441 (it was $69,300 in 2000)
Brandon:

$131,441
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $257,300; detached houses: $266,162; townhouses or other attached units: $225,517; in 2-unit structures: $285,494; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $105,760; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $182,091; mobile homes: $76,765

Median gross rent in 2017: $726.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brandon: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.7%
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  • Races in Brandon, MN (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Brandon, Minnesota as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brandon is 510 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (65.8%), Norwegian (12.1%), Scandinavian (7.8%), Irish (3.5%), Polish (2.6%), Finnish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 1,205 people per square mile   (low).

Brandon, Minnesota map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Minnesota:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,413 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,100 (0.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 45.97 N, Longitude: 95.60 W

Area code: 320

Distribution of median household income in Brandon, MN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Brandon, MN in 2017
Brandon satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $123,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Brandon, MN residents
Average permit cost in Brandon, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+1.6%).
Most common industries in Brandon, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Machinery (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.9%)
  • Machinery (10.7%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Utilities (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Machinery (6.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Brandon, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (8.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (8.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.2%)

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 Brandon 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 the city 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 Brandon 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 Brandon 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 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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Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Brandon:

Marital status in Brandon, MN
  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 70.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Brandon:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Minnesota average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brandon
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brandon, MN (based on Douglas County data)

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

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

8.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

11.67 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Douglas County:

26.0%
Minnesota:

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

9.0%
Minnesota:

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

Brandon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $57,000 ($117.77)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $401,000 ($828.51)
    General - Other: $170,000 ($351.24)
    Local Fire Protection: $122,000 ($252.07)
    Sewerage: $102,000 ($210.74)
    Financial Administration: $77,000 ($159.09)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($154.96)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($51.65)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($24.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($10.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($8.26)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($4.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($2.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($216.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,141,000 ($2357.44)
    Sewerage: $624,000 ($1289.26)
    General - Other: $166,000 ($342.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000 ($92.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $185,000 ($382.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($64.05)

Brandon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $116,000 ($239.67)
    Other: $37,000 ($76.45)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($14.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $136,000 ($280.99)
    Special Assessments: $119,000 ($245.87)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($12.40)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $447,000 ($923.55)
    Water Utilities: $83,000 ($171.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $151,000 ($311.98)
    General Local Government Support: $99,000 ($204.55)
  • Tax - Property: $168,000 ($347.11)
    Other License: $2,000 ($4.13)

Brandon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,120,000 ($10578.51)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,275,000 ($8832.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,550,000 ($3202.48)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $705,000 ($1456.61)

Brandon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,000 ($287.19)

6.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,967 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
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 Hennepin County, MN  0.53% ($87,893 average AGI)
from Pope County, MN  0.53% ($46,452)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.48% ($37,145)


5.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
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 Pope County, MN  0.49% ($41,234 average AGI)
to Otter Tail County, MN  0.44% ($40,203)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.43% ($56,206)

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: 45.970272, Lon: -95.587828, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 33.8mTotal length
  • 48,319Total average daily traffic
  • 5,643Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,406Total 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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2014, Expiration Date: 06/26/2024, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 12/27/2012, Certifier: James L Goodin, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2002, Expiration Date: 02/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2011, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2012, Expiration Date: 06/15/2022, Certifier: Dale Thoennes, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/06/2012, Expiration Date: 09/06/2022, Certifier: Randy Jacobson, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2014, Expiration Date: 01/07/2024, Certifier: Mark Boesl, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2008, Expiration Date: 06/10/2018, Cancellation Date: 03/03/2014, 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:
  • 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... (+7 more), Grant Date: 06/17/2015, Expiration Date: 06/17/2025, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: W0DVD, Licensee ID: L00001562, Grant Date: 10/17/2016, Expiration Date: 01/04/2027, Certifier: Dennis F Korkowski, Registrant: Dennis F Korkowski, 10910 Co Rd 58 Nw, Brandon, MN 56315
  • 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: KC0HPF, Licensee ID: L00223979, Grant Date: 01/26/2010, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Certifier: Michelle L Walker, Registrant: Michelle L Walker, 10593 Co Rd 58 Nw, Brandon, MN 56315
  • Call Sign: KD0AAA, Licensee ID: L01259324, Grant Date: 01/04/2017, Expiration Date: 03/21/2027, Certifier: John W Stephens Ii, Registrant: John W Stephens Ii, 309 4th Street W, Brandon, MN 56315

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AVIATION AA-1A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2CA , Serial Number: AA1A-0436, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 06/21/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 01/30/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Paul M Anderson, 10321 County Road 58 Nw, Brandon, MN 56315
  • Aircraft: SIBLEY CRAIG P CH 701 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 472FS , Serial Number: DAS-NLT 2012, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 08/06/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Gerald D Pommerenke, 16533 Pioneer Park Rd, Brandon, MN 56315, Other Owners: Darek J Buse
  • 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, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Duane E Nelson, 9501 County Road 108 Nw, Brandon, MN 56315

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of reported fires - 23 took place in 2012, and the least - 5 in 2007. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Brandon, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.2%), and Structure Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brandon, MN
    • 10847.2%Outside Fires
    • 7532.8%Structure Fires
    • 4218.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 41.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brandon, MN
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brandon, MN
  • 50.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 27.0%Electricity
  • 18.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brandon, MN
  • 30.8%Electricity
  • 23.1%Utility gas
  • 23.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Brandon compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly 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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