Burtrum, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 140 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.1%
 
Males: 72  (51.6%)
Females: 68  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 56318

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,156 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Burtrum:

$42,156
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,878 (it was $13,788 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $105,070 (it was $43,800 in 2000)
Burtrum:

$105,070
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $178,440; Detached houses: $113,064; Mobile homes: $383,962

Median gross rent in 2016: $483.

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    • 14197.9%White alone
    • 21.4%Hispanic
    • 10.7%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Burtrum: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (43.5%), American (10.9%), Czech (8.7%), Polish (6.5%), Danish (2.2%), Swedish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1285 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 248 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Burtrum:

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Burtrum city:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 19.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Burtrum city:  1.0% ($456)
Minnesota:  1.1% ($1,297)

Burtrum satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (32.8 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (92.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (446.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Swanville, MN (2.0 miles ), Grey Eagle, MN (2.0 miles ), Upsala, MN (2.6 miles ), St. Rosa, MN (3.1 miles) , Flensburg, MN (3.1 miles ), Elmdale, MN (3.1 miles) , Sobieski, MN (3.3 miles) , Long Prairie, MN (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 45.87 N, Longitude: 94.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 320

Burtrum household income distribution Burtrum home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-15.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (55%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (23%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Average climate in Burtrum, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Burtrum-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Burtrum city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/3/1980, a category F3 tornado 32.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Burtrum-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 89% 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 66.7 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 78.6 miles away from Burtrum center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 257.4 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 105.0 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 61.8 miles away from Burtrum 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 298.7 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 Todd County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Burtrum:

  • TODD COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LONG PRAIRIE, MN)
  • CENTRACARE HEALTH SYSTEM - MELROSE PINE VILLA C C (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MELROSE, MN)
  • ST MICHAELS HOSPITAL AND NH (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SAUK CENTRE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Burtrum:

  • College of Saint Benedict (about 28 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 32 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 32 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 33 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 34 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 41 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Ridgewater College (about 54 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)

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Churches in Burtrum include: Brighter Days Family Church (A), Faith Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Todd 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 2016: 5.8%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.3%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Burtrum city (based on Todd County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,83233
Catholic5,4987
Mainline Protestant3,26216
Other7-
None10,296-
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: 10
Todd County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Todd County:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Todd County:

28.3%
Minnesota:

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

11.8%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.9%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Burtrum:

43.7%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Burtrum:

18.5%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.8%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

28.4%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.6%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.4%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Burtrum, MN Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$414
Totals for Government 0$0 6$414

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($28.57)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,000 ($28.57)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($28.57)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($28.57)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($14.29)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($14.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($7.14)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($7.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($7.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($7.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($57.14)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,000 ($78.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $5,000 ($35.71)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($21.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($142.86)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($50.00)
    NEC: $2,000 ($14.29)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $16,000 ($114.29)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $16,000 ($114.29)

5.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
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 Stearns County, MN  0.77% ($31,261 average AGI)
from Morrison County, MN  0.56% ($27,280)
from Wadena County, MN  0.42% ($29,474)


5.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
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 Stearns County, MN  0.91% ($24,793 average AGI)
to Douglas County, MN  0.47% ($33,167)
to Morrison County, MN  0.43% ($28,231)

Strongest AM radio stations in Burtrum:

  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KEYL (1400 AM; 1 kW; LONG PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: PRAIRIE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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))
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Burtrum:

  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXDL (99.7 FM; BROWERVILLE, MN; Owner: PRAIRIE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KDDG (105.5 FM; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)
  • KKJM (92.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: GABRIEL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, ST. CLOUD)
  • KBHL (103.9 FM; OSAKIS, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFML (94.1 FM; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WYRQ-FM (92.1 FM; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: WYRQ, INC.)
  • WHMH-FM (101.7 FM; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KKSR (96.7 FM; SARTELL, MN; Owner: SARTELL FM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Burtrum:

  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K63DY (Channel 63; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K45AR (Channel 45; EAGLE BEND, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 790)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (72%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Burtrum 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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