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Pine County

Population in 2012: 137 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 

Males: 67  (48.9%)
Females: 70  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  35.1 years
Minnesota median age:  43.1 years

Zip code: 55007

Estimated median household income in 2011: $36,263 (it was $43,750 in 2000)
Brook Park:

$36,263
Minnesota:

$56,954
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $17,986

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $80,452 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Brook Park:

$80,452
Minnesota:

$183,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $100,867; Detached houses: $110,637; Mobile homes: $80,104
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  • White alone - 138 (99.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brook Park: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.3%), Swedish (16.5%), Irish (15.0%), Norwegian (6.9%), English (4.6%), French (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 134 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Brook Park:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brook Park city:

  • Never married: 58.6%
  • Now married: 21.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

0 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.0%
Minnesota:  6.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $478 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $480 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coon Rapids, MN (55.0 miles , pop. 61,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (68.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (391.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Quamba, MN (2.3 miles) , Henriette, MN (2.4 miles) , Hinckley, MN (2.8 miles ), Pine City, MN (3.1 miles ), Grasston, MN (3.4 miles) , Mora, MN (3.4 miles ), Rock Creek, MN (3.9 miles ), Sandstone, MN (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 45.95 N, Longitude: 93.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 320

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+24.8%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail trade (43%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (35%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (9%)


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Tornado activity:

Brook Park-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 15% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Brook Park city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/30/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pine County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Brook Park:

  • LAKESIDE MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Federal, about 11 miles away; PINE CITY, MN)
  • KANABEC HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; MORA, MN)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brook Park:

  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 56 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,104)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 59 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,908)
  • Saint Cloud Technical College (about 59 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 61 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 2,985)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 62 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 62 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Rasmussen College-St Cloud (about 62 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,762)

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Notable locations in Brook Park: Brook Park (A), Brook Park City Hall (B), Brook Park Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Pine County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.5. This is about average.
City:

35.5
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.194. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.607
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6

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

BROOK PARK (Population served: 156, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1997 and APR-10-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-01-1997 to DEC-01-1997), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-1998), St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-1998), Fed Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2001), St AO (w/penalty) issued (APR-18-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
QUAMBA BAPTIST CHURCH (Address: 26340 Whited Avenue , Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-29-2004), St Boil Water Order (JUN-29-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2004), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-29-2004), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-29-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2004)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.1%

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  18.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brook Park, MN

Brook Park compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (71%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Wood (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Brook Park (based on Pine County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.91%
Here46.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaBaptist General Conference
Adherents36.3%29.6%12.8%3.2%2.9%
Congregations16.7%20.8%10.4%6.3%6.3%
NameAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.0%1.8%1.5%7.5%
Congregations4.2%6.3%2.1%2.1%25.0%
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: 7
Pine County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Pine County:

7.47 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
This county:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Pine County:

27.7%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
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$1,879
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$705
Firefighters 0$0 24$282
Water Supply 0$0 1$822
Totals for Government 0$0 33$3,688

Brook Park government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $18,000 ($131.39)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($116.79)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($65.69)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($58.39)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($43.80)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($14.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($14.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($21.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $29,000 ($211.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Brook Park government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $9,000 ($65.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($29.20)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($21.90)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($21.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($72.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $23,000 ($167.88)
    All Other: $6,000 ($43.80)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($65.69)
    NEC: $6,000 ($43.80)

Brook Park government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $45,000 ($328.47)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $44,000 ($321.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,000 ($7.30)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $225,000 ($1642.34)

7.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.60%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

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 Chisago County, MN  0.89% ($37,330 average AGI)
from Ramsey County, MN  0.66% ($55,046)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.64% ($37,365)


7.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

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 Kanabec County, MN  0.66% ($24,954 average AGI)
to Chisago County, MN  0.63% ($28,194)
to Carlton County, MN  0.57% ($27,232)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brook Park:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCMP (1350 AM; 1 kW; PINE CITY, MN; Owner: QUEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brook Park:

  • WCMP-FM (100.9 FM; PINE CITY, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KBEK (95.5 FM; MORA, MN; Owner: JOHN JAMES GODFREY)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Brook Park:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)

Brook Park fatal accident list:

Aug 10, 2007 09:29 PM, Sr-23 0300000023, Cr 13, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Jun 13, 1995 05:45 PM, 23, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 23, 1986 02:32 AM, 169, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 25, 1982 00:07 AM, 14, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 14, 1982 10:00 AM, 169, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3
May 25, 1977 07:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brook Park)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Brook Park, 8535 Millard Rd (Lat: 45.948611 Lon: -93.067056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 58.8 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQPK712
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2012, Expiration Date: 06/15/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • MS03NP726, 2201 Pheasant St (Quamba-050248) (Lat: 45.907306 Lon: -93.208361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WQPZ262
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2012, Expiration Date: 09/25/2022, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA0EVN, Licensee ID: L00254988
    Grant Date: 01/02/2004, Expiration Date: 03/29/2014, Certifier: Gwynn A Koch
    Registrant: Gwynn A Koch, 3082 Pilot St, Brook Park, MN 55007
  • Call Sign: KA0IHH, Licensee ID: L01053422
    Grant Date: 08/19/2005, Expiration Date: 08/19/2015
    Registrant: Kelli A J Peterson, 2579 Rainbow Street, Brook Park, MN 55007
  • Call Sign: KB0NNQ, Licensee ID: L00910041
    Grant Date: 08/26/2004, Expiration Date: 08/26/2014
    Registrant: Charles E Lind, Brook Park, MN 55007
  • Call Sign: N0BCR, Licensee ID: L00254989
    Grant Date: 01/02/2004, Expiration Date: 03/29/2014, Certifier: Dale W Koch
    Registrant: Dale W Koch, 3082 Pilot St, Brook Park, MN 55007
  • Call Sign: N0NNB
    Grant Date: 08/28/1996, Expiration Date: 04/30/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2003
    Registrant: Jay E Townley Jr, 28393 Sunrise Cir, Brook Park, MN 55007
  • Call Sign: KC0NMV, Licensee ID: L00530570
    Grant Date: 05/04/2012, Expiration Date: 06/12/2022, Certifier: William D Aderman
    Registrant: William D Aderman, 2333 Olympic St, Brook Park, MN 55027
  • Call Sign: KD0BUP, Licensee ID: L01332687
    Grant Date: 10/16/2007, Expiration Date: 10/16/2017, Certifier: Jeffrey D Anderson
    Registrant: Jeffrey D Anderson, 2928 Rainbow St, Brook Park, MN 55007

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH C35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E185 SERIES (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5992C , Serial Number: D-3344, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Aircraft Ltd Vasa, 2585 Quail St, Brook Park, MN 55007, Other Owners: Von Thompson, Alan J Ostrom
  • Aircraft: HEDLUND THOMAS A 162F ROTORWAY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8202H , Serial Number: 2781
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne H Root, 33542 Sportsmans Ln, Brook Park, MN 55007
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/11/1993, Exported to: Germany


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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