Burtrum, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 136 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 
Males: 58  (43.3%)
Females: 78  (56.7%)
Median resident age:

47.3 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 56318

Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,921 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Burtrum:

$37,921
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,083 (it was $13,788 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $74,374 (it was $43,800 in 2000)
Burtrum:

$74,374
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $206,189; detached houses: $130,053; mobile homes: $417,882

Median gross rent in 2019: $637.

March 2019 cost of living index in Burtrum: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.9%

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Ancestries: German (53.8%), American (7.7%), Czech (7.7%), Yugoslavian (7.7%), Belgian (3.1%), Polish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1285 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 240 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,496 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $857 (1.1%)

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

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

Burtrum satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Most common industries in Burtrum, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (12.9%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Repair & maintenance (16.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.8%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.8%)
  • Truck transportation (10.8%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (8.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (27.3%)
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Printing & related support activities (12.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Burtrum, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (8.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.1%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (8.1%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (15.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (12.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.1%)
  • Other financial specialists (6.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.1%)

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 significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 42% 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 the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 298.7 miles away from Burtrum 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
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, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Burtrum topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Burtrum:

Marital status in Burtrum, MN
  • Never married: 14.3%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.9%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Burtrum:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Burtrum, MN (based on Todd County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Todd County:

28.3%
Minnesota:

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

11.8%
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
Judicial and Legal 0$0 5$204
Totals for Government 0$0 5$204

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $23,000 ($169.12)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($125.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($36.76)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($36.76)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($22.06)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($22.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($14.71)

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

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($7.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $9,000 ($66.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $33,000 ($242.65)
  • Tax - Property: $20,000 ($147.06)
    Other License: $2,000 ($14.71)

6.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Stearns County, MN  1.09% ($61,444 average AGI)
from Douglas County, MN  0.66% ($35,083)
from Morrison County, MN  0.61% ($35,800)


6.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,346 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Stearns County, MN  0.99% ($41,511 average AGI)
to Wadena County, MN  0.73% ($41,939)
to Douglas County, MN  0.71% ($37,875)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.7mTotal length
  • 38Total average daily traffic
  • 38Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Burtrum, MN
  • 63.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 5.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Burtrum, MN
  • 70.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.0%Electricity


Burtrum compared to Minnesota state average:

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