Brinsmade, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 35 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.7%
Males: 17  (48.6%)
Females: 18  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58351

Estimated median household income in 2016: $67,123 (it was $30,500 in 2000)
Brinsmade:

$67,123
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,780 (it was $14,100 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $38,392 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Brinsmade:

$38,392
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $28,587; Detached houses: $28,271
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brinsmade: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (33.3%), Hungarian (11.1%), Northern European (11.1%), Norwegian (11.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1563 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 156 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brinsmade:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brinsmade city:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 39.2%

2 residents are foreign born (5.7% Europe).

This city:

5.7%
North Dakota:

3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $228 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $210 (0.9%)

Brinsmade satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (116.7 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (363.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (717.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Churchs Ferry, ND (2.9 miles) , Minnewaukan, ND (2.9 miles ), Leeds, ND (3.0 miles ), York, ND (3.8 miles) , Maza, ND (4.0 miles) , Maddock, ND (4.3 miles ), Oberon, ND (4.3 miles) , Knox, ND (4.5 miles) .

Latitude: 48.18 N, Longitude: 99.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

3.5%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+38.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Finance and insurance (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (56%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (43%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Brinsmade, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brinsmade-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Brinsmade city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1974, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brinsmade-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 595.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 232.9 miles away from Brinsmade center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 274.6 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 224.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 417.7 miles away from Brinsmade center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 419.0 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 Benson County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 12, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brinsmade topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brinsmade:

  • Minot State University (about 92 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • University of North Dakota (about 106 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Bismarck State College (about 118 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 122 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 146 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 148 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 151 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

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Benson 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: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.5%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  23.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

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Religion statistics for Brinsmade city (based on Benson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,6388
Mainline Protestant1,73214
Evangelical Protestant3016
Other18-
None971-
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: 3
Benson County:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Benson County:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Benson County:

31.5%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.2%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$14
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$13
Totals for Government 0$0 4$27

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,880 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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 Ramsey County, ND  1.38% ($15,367 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.60% ($24,769)


6.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

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 Ramsey County, ND  2.10% ($32,478 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.78% ($25,647)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.46% ($24,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brinsmade:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; RUGBY, ND; Owner: RUGBY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brinsmade:

  • KQZZ (96.7 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZZY (103.5 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDVL (102.5 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KABU (90.7 FM; FORT TOTTEN, ND; Owner: DAKOTA CIRCLE TIPI, INC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 10Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Edward G Roach, 5167 65th Ave Ne (Nd 11780-A) (Lat: 48.163944 Lon: -99.223583), Type: 152.1, Overall height: 140.8 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 5167 65th Ave Ne (Nd 11780-A) (Lat: 48.163944 Lon: -99.223583), Type: 152.1, Overall height: 140.8 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 5167 65th Ave Ne (Nd 11780-A) (Lat: 48.163944 Lon: -99.223583), Type: 152.1, Structure height: 38005 m, Overall height: 140.8 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC0HGG, Licensee ID: L00210657, Grant Date: 08/19/2010, Expiration Date: 02/23/2020, Certifier: Curtis D Lunde, Registrant: Curtis D Lunde, 5408 60th Ave Ne, Brinsmade, ND 58351-9527
  • Call Sign: K0UD, Previous Call Sign: KC0FDK, Licensee ID: L00132835, Grant Date: 09/24/2010, Expiration Date: 09/24/2020, Certifier: Kevin C Lunde, Registrant: Kevin C Lunde, 143 Elm Street West, Brinsmade, ND 58351-2008

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Coal or coke (20%)
  • No fuel used (20%)

Brinsmade compared to North Dakota 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
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