Brocket, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 56 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.8%
 
Males: 21  (38.5%)
Females: 35  (61.5%)
Median resident age:  54.2 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 58321

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,219 (it was $19,583 in 2000)
Brocket:

$25,219
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,190 (it was $10,548 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $44,484 (it was $14,200 in 2000)
Brocket:

$44,484
ND:

$155,400
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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Brocket: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (39.2%), United States (17.5%), German (16.5%), Swedish (8.2%), Czech (7.2%), Russian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1513 feet

Land area: 0.78 square miles.

Population density: 71 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brocket:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brocket city:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $265 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $201 (0.3%)

Brocket satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

3.8%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-19.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (56%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (50%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (36%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Brocket, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Brocket-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 33% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Brocket-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 78% 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 637.8 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 207.1 miles away from Brocket center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 281.1 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 200.7 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 181.8 miles away from Brocket center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 454.8 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 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: 21, Storms: 11, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and 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: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 102 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 117 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 120 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 120 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minot State University (about 136 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 151 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)

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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 2013: 5.3%
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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Electricity (28%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,67113
Catholic2,4392
Evangelical Protestant61610
Other1342
None4,591-
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
Ramsey County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Ramsey County:

29.3%
North Dakota:

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

13.4%
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$3
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$17
Totals for Government 0$0 6$20

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)

6.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
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 Benson County, ND  0.99% ($32,478 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.69% ($28,313)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.60% ($27,179)


6.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
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 Cass County, ND  0.86% ($36,050 average AGI)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.69% ($23,438)
to Benson County, ND  0.64% ($15,367)

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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