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Population in 2012: 56 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.8%
 

Males: 23  (41.7%)
Females: 33  (58.3%)

Median resident age:  50.5 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58321

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,088 (it was $19,583 in 2000)
Brocket:

$24,088
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,721

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,855 (it was $14,200 in 2000)
Brocket:

$44,855
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $45,902; Detached houses: $47,031; Mobile homes: $35,181

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brocket: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (31.1%), German (22.3%), United States (13.6%), Czech (9.7%), Swedish (7.8%), Russian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1513 feet

Land area: 0.78 square miles.

Population density: 71 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Brocket:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brocket city:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

9 residents are foreign born (10.7% Europe).

This city:  10.7%
North Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $270 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (117.5 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (329.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (681.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lawton, ND (2.5 miles) , Lakota, ND (3.4 miles ), Edmore, ND (3.8 miles ), Crary, ND (4.1 miles) , Michigan City, ND (4.1 miles ), Adams, ND (4.4 miles ), Dahlen, ND (4.5 miles) , Fairdale, ND (4.5 miles) .

Latitude: 48.21 N, Longitude: 98.35 W

Area code: 701

Brocket household income distribution Brocket home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.7%
North Dakota:

2.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-19.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (65%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Brocket-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the Brocket city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 tornado 48.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ramsey County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Brocket:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - LAKOTA (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LAKOTA, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brocket:

  • University of North Dakota (about 63 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 10,215)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 102 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,038)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 117 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 119 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 120 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • Minot State University (about 136 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Bismarck State College (about 150 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)

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Notable location: Brocket - Lawton Rural Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Ramsey 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 2012: 13.1%

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 4.0% of all households

Brocket compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brocket travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Electricity (20%)

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Religion statistics for Brocket city (based on Ramsey County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.53%
Here74.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsLutheran Church
Adherents45.7%35.3%4.5%3.4%2.9%
Congregations35.7%14.3%10.7%10.7%3.6%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents2.3%1.9%1.8%1.5%0.6%
Congregations3.6%3.6%7.1%3.6%7.1%
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: 3
Ramsey County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Ramsey County:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ramsey County:

8.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Ramsey County:

29.3%
State:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$27
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$26
Totals for Government 0$0 6$53

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($71.43)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($53.57)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($17.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($35.71)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($71.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($35.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($35.71)
    General Support: $2,000 ($35.71)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,000 ($17.86)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $37,000 ($660.71)

5.78% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,816 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
North Dakota average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Benson County, ND  1.09% ($21,367 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.55% ($31,760)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.44% ($32,250)


6.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
North Dakota average:

7.80%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cass County, ND  1.51% ($27,203 average AGI)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.68% ($27,355)
to Benson County, ND  0.66% ($16,267)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brocket:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KNDK (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brocket:

  • KYTZ (106.7 FM; WALHALLA, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAOC (105.1 FM; CAVALIER, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brocket:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2881N , Serial Number: 13142, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Steven A Eidsness, 5525 99th Ave Ne, Brocket, ND 58321


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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