Chickamaw Beach, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 112 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -24.3%
Males: 58  (51.9%)
Females: 54  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  54.4 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 56474

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,533 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Chickamaw Beach:

$52,533
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,544 (it was $20,223 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $228,169 (it was $112,500 in 2000)
Chickamaw Beach:

$228,169
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $215,991; Detached houses: $214,580

Median gross rent in 2016: $910.

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    • 21.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chickamaw Beach: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (46.2%), Norwegian (9.6%), American (7.7%), Swedish (5.8%), Hungarian (3.8%), Scandinavian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 2.19 square miles.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chickamaw Beach:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chickamaw Beach city:

  • Never married: 10.8%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Minnesota:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,229 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,139 (0.5%)

Chickamaw Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (82.7 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (134.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (474.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pine River, MN (1.3 miles ), Jenkins, MN (2.7 miles ), Backus, MN (2.8 miles ), Pequot Lakes, MN (3.2 miles ), Manhattan Beach, MN (3.6 miles) , Breezy Point, MN (3.6 miles ), Hackensack, MN (3.8 miles ), Crosslake, MN (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $101,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $90,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.74 N, Longitude: 94.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 218

Chickamaw Beach household income distribution Chickamaw Beach home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+11.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Legal occupations (13%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (41%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Average climate in Chickamaw Beach, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Chickamaw Beach-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Chickamaw Beach city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F4 tornado 8.9 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chickamaw Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 90% 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 108.1 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 116.9 miles away from Chickamaw Beach center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 299.3 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 135.1 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 123.9 miles away from Chickamaw Beach center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 284.3 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 Cass County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chickamaw Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chickamaw Beach:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - PINE RIVER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PINE RIVER, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chickamaw Beach:

  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 29 miles; Brainerd, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,371)
  • Bemidji State University (about 56 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 77 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 82 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 82 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 83 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 84 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)

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Cass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.0%
(3.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 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:  10.3%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.7% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Minnesota average:

10.7

Chickamaw Beach travel time to work - commute Chickamaw Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chickamaw Beach city (based on Cass County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,80719
Evangelical Protestant3,01726
Catholic2,8208
Other13-
None17,910-
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: 12
Cass County:

4.19 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Cass County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

13.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

27.9%
Minnesota:

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

15.7%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chickamaw Beach:

47.9%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chickamaw Beach:

43.3%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Chickamaw Beach:

28.6
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chickamaw Beach:

20.6%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.1%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chickamaw Beach:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.7%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Chickamaw Beach:

51.4%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

73.4%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chickamaw Beach, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$51
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$187
Totals for Government 0$0 7$238

Chickamaw Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,000 ($53.57)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($53.57)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($26.79)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($8.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($17.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($71.43)

Chickamaw Beach government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $7,000 ($62.50)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($17.86)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($8.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($35.71)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($125.00)

Chickamaw Beach government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $32,000 ($285.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $19,000 ($169.64)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $13,000 ($116.07)

6.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,370 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
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 Crow Wing County, MN  1.34% ($40,193 average AGI)
from Beltrami County, MN  0.44% ($21,429)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.41% ($43,565)


6.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,318 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
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 Crow Wing County, MN  1.44% ($24,178 average AGI)
to Beltrami County, MN  0.54% ($22,328)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.45% ($55,196)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chickamaw Beach:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLIZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • 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)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chickamaw Beach:

  • KBLB (93.3 FM; NISSWA, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIG (102.7 FM; PEQUOT LAKES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC.)
  • KLKS (104.3 FM; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WJJY-FM (106.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKWS (105.9 FM; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KLLZ-FM (99.1 FM; WALKER, MN; Owner: BG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKK (97.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DELAHUNT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQKK (101.9 FM; WALKER, MN; Owner: CAROL J. DELAHUNT)
  • KXKK (92.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: BERNADINE A. SCHUMACHER)
  • KSKK (94.7 FM; STAPLES, MN; Owner: NORMIN BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Chickamaw Beach:

  • KCCW-TV (Channel 12; WALKER, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K49CU (Channel 49; WALKER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLKS-LP (Channel 46; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KAWB (Channel 22; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MN PUBLIC TELEVISION INC.)
  • K54AT (Channel 54; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K32FY (Channel 32; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K25GD (Channel 25; AITKIN, MN; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • K33ET (Channel 33; AITKIN, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)
  • K69CP (Channel 69; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORP.)
  • K67BZ (Channel 67; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORP.)
  • K65DT (Channel 65; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORPORATION)
  • K27EV (Channel 27; AITKIN, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Other fuel (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Chickamaw Beach compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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