Bruno, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 101 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 
Males: 49  (48.9%)
Females: 52  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  47.0 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 55712

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,606 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Bruno:

$38,606
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,006 (it was $15,439 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,469 (it was $38,300 in 2000)
Bruno:

$93,469
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $68,595; Detached houses: $67,845; Mobile homes: $71,972

Median gross rent in 2012: $463.

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Bruno races chart
  • White alone - 94 (92.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (4.9%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 1 (1.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bruno: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.7%), Norwegian (20.8%), Scottish (8.9%), Irish (7.9%), Russian (4.0%), Swedish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1151 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 101 people per square mile   (very low).

Bruno, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Bruno:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bruno city:

  • Never married: 14.3%
  • Now married: 70.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 1.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $950 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $575 (0.7%)

Bruno satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (43.4 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (94.1 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (394.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kerrick, MN (2.4 miles) , Askov, MN (2.9 miles ), Willow River, MN (3.0 miles ), Rutledge, MN (3.1 miles) , Sturgeon Lake, MN (3.3 miles ), Moose Lake, MN (3.6 miles ), Finlayson, MN (3.6 miles ), Sandstone, MN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $125,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.28 N, Longitude: 92.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 320

Bruno household income distribution Bruno home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+14.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (71%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

Average climate in Bruno, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bruno-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.0 miles away from the Bruno city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/21/1957, a category F4 tornado 39.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bruno-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 94% 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 167.7 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 179.4 miles away from Bruno center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 358.0 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 204.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.4 miles away from Bruno center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 391.5 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 Pine County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bruno topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bruno:

  • AUGUSTANA MERCY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MOOSE LAKE, MN)
  • MERCY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MOOSE LAKE, MN)
  • ESSENTIA HEALTH SANDSTONE Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; SANDSTONE, MN)
  • ESSENTIA HEALTH - SANDSTONE MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SANDSTONE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bruno:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 41 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,302)
  • Lake Superior College (about 43 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 46 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 47 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 52 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 75 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 84 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)

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Notable locations in Bruno: Bruno (A), Bruno Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bruno include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Bruno Bible Fellowship (B). Display/hide their locations 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 28.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.194. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.303
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.5%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Bruno compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bruno city (based on Pine County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.91%
Here: 46.9%
USA: 50.2%

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.
Minnesota:

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

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

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Pine County:

27.7%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.3%
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$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$213
Totals for Government 0$0 6$413

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,000 ($89.11)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($79.21)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($69.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($39.60)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($29.70)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($19.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($9.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,000 ($158.42)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $6,000 ($59.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($9.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($79.21)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($49.50)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($19.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $36,000 ($356.44)
    All Other: $2,000 ($19.80)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($69.31)
    NEC: $1,000 ($9.90)

Bruno government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $20,000 ($198.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($198.02)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $19,000 ($188.12)

5.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,765 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

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 Chisago County, MN  0.56% ($26,190 average AGI)
from Carlton County, MN  0.53% ($35,400)
from Kanabec County, MN  0.45% ($27,404)


6.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

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 Chisago County, MN  0.64% ($28,851 average AGI)
to Kanabec County, MN  0.46% ($29,979)
to Anoka County, MN  0.45% ($49,745)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bruno:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bruno:

  • WMOZ (106.9 FM; MOOSE LAKE, MN; Owner: AGATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W280DF (103.9 FM; SANDSTONE, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Bruno:

  • WDIO-TV (Channel 10; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)

Bruno fatal accident list:

Feb 8, 1975 04:08 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC0XS, Licensee ID: L00855167
    Grant Date: 04/28/2004, Expiration Date: 07/14/2014, Certifier: Roland O Johnson
    Registrant: Roland O Johnson, 7578 Maple St, Bruno, MN 55712
  • Call Sign: N0EHO, Licensee ID: L01325489
    Grant Date: 09/20/2007, Expiration Date: 02/10/2017, Certifier: Anthony B Rath
    Registrant: Anthony B Rath, Hc 1 Box 410, Bruno, MN 55712
  • Call Sign: N0WEO, Licensee ID: L00646966
    Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 03/23/2023, Certifier: Eugene M Frazer
    Registrant: Eugene M Frazer, 53703 Park Hills Road, Bruno, MN 55712
  • Call Sign: W0IIM, Licensee ID: L00204461
    Grant Date: 10/04/2006, Expiration Date: 10/04/2016
    Registrant: Raymond R Rath, 58086 Park Hills Rd., Bruno, MN 55712
  • Call Sign: KC0YVJ, Licensee ID: L01210416
    Grant Date: 11/07/2006, Expiration Date: 11/07/2016, Certifier: Gary D Nelson
    Registrant: Gary D Nelson, 79356 Happy Tree Ln, Bruno, MN 55712
  • Call Sign: KD0HLH, Licensee ID: L01485795
    Grant Date: 04/24/2009, Expiration Date: 04/24/2019, Certifier: Betty L Zebrasky
    Registrant: Betty L Zebrasky, Bruno, MN 55712

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CASSUTT 111M2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4CE , Serial Number: E-2, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 05/13/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Brian Cloose, 68723 Wolf Creek Rd, Bruno, MN 55712

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