Bruno, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 99 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.9%
 
Males: 43  (43.8%)
Females: 56  (56.3%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 55712

Estimated median household income in 2019: $17,261 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Bruno:

$17,261
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $11,370 (it was $15,439 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $62,804 (it was $38,300 in 2000)
Bruno:

$62,804
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $164,969; detached houses: $184,047; mobile homes: $44,339

Median gross rent in 2019: $881.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bruno: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 53.2%
(48.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Bruno, MN (2019)
    • 7290.0%White alone
    • 78.8%Two or more races
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Ancestries: English (27.6%), German (24.1%), Norwegian (17.2%), Polish (6.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1151 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 99 people per square mile   (very low).

Bruno, Minnesota map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,013 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $507 (0.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 46.28 N, Longitude: 92.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 320

Distribution of median household income in Bruno, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Bruno, MN in 2019

Bruno satellite photo by USGS

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 Bruno, MN residents
Average permit cost in Bruno, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+14.6%).

Average climate in Bruno, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 11.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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

City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.267

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 above Minnesota state average. It is 61% 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 Bruno 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 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from Bruno center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 89.3 miles away from Bruno center
On 5/14/2019 at 17:00:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from Bruno 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 (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Bruno:

Marital status in Bruno, MN
  • Never married: 10.4%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

For population 25 years and over in Bruno:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.6
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bruno, MN (based on Pine County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,5538
Evangelical Protestant4,35132
Mainline Protestant4,06415
Other4513
None16,331-
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: 7
Pine County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.47 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.1%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Pine County:

27.7%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pine County:

9.3%
Minnesota:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$506
Financial Administration 0$0 1$475
Totals for Government 0$0 7$981

Bruno government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($222.22)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($191.92)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($90.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($50.51)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($40.40)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($30.30)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($20.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($10.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $17,000 ($171.72)

Bruno government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $18,000 ($181.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($40.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,000 ($171.72)
    Other: $5,000 ($50.51)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($222.22)
    Other License: $1,000 ($10.10)

6.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anoka County, MN  0.60% ($57,906 average AGI)
from Carlton County, MN  0.57% ($47,066)
from Chisago County, MN  0.56% ($42,102)

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:

Jan 3, 2003 11:50 PM, Sr-23, Lat: 46.278951, Lon: -92.665441, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 5, 1999 01:40 AM, Sr-23, Lat: 46.278951, Lon: -92.665441, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 8, 1976 04:08 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 8, 1975 04:08 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.1mTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 255Total average daily traffic
  • 309Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KC0XS, Licensee ID: L00855167, Grant Date: 06/19/2014, Expiration Date: 07/14/2024, Certifier: Roland O Johnson, Registrant: Roland O Johnson, 7578 Maple St, Bruno, MN 55712-0021
  • Call Sign: N0EHO, Licensee ID: L01325489, Grant Date: 09/20/2007, Expiration Date: 02/10/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2019, 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, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2018, Registrant: Raymond R Rath, 58086 Park Hills Rd., Bruno, MN 55712
  • Call Sign: KC0YVJ, Licensee ID: L01210416, Grant Date: 09/30/2016, Expiration Date: 11/07/2026, 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, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2021, Certifier: Betty L Zebrasky, Registrant: Betty L Zebrasky, Bruno, MN 55712
  • Call Sign: AK0P, Previous Call Sign: N1JRF, Licensee ID: L02255870, Grant Date: 07/09/2019, Expiration Date: 07/09/2029, Certifier: Jeffrey R Fetzer, Registrant: Jeffrey R Fetzer, 4613 Main St, Bruno, MN 55712

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bruno, MN
  • 65.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.2%Electricity
  • 13.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bruno, MN
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bruno compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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.
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