Denham, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 34 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.0%
 
Males: 18  (52.9%)
Females: 16  (47.1%)
Median resident age:  58.6 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 55783, 55795.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $20,471 (it was $16,250 in 2000)
Denham:

$20,471
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,686 (it was $10,106 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $63,595 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Denham:

$63,595
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $153,315; Detached houses: $151,886
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    • 3291.4%White alone
    • 38.6%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Denham: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (33.3%), American (25.0%), German (16.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1203 feet

Land area: 1.32 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Denham:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 75.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Denham city:

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 43.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,012 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $657 (0.6%)

Denham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (48.9 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (97.8 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (407.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sturgeon Lake, MN (2.4 miles ), Willow River, MN (2.5 miles ), Rutledge, MN (2.9 miles) , Kettle River, MN (3.0 miles) , Moose Lake, MN (3.3 miles ), Finlayson, MN (3.4 miles ), Askov, MN (3.8 miles ), Bruno, MN (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 46.36 N, Longitude: 92.95 W

Area code: 218

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

4.0%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+11.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (44%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Finance and insurance (33%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (67%)
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (33%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (33%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Denham, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Denham-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.7 miles away from the Denham city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/30/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Denham-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 93% 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 156.2 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 167.6 miles away from Denham center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 347.7 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 192.1 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 136.9 miles away from Denham 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 384.2 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 (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Denham:

  • AUGUSTANA MERCY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOOSE LAKE, MN)
  • MERCY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MOOSE LAKE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Denham:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 48 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,302)
  • Lake Superior College (about 48 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 51 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 52 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 61 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 66 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 81 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)

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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.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2001 was 0.194. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.293
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.7%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.3%
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:

7.6
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

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.
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$11
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$78
Totals for Government 0$0 7$89

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,000 ($88.24)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($58.82)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($29.41)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($29.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($88.24)

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

  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($147.06)

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 Denham:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, 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))
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KKIN (930 AM; 3 kW; AITKIN, MN; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Denham:

  • WMOZ (106.9 FM; MOOSE LAKE, MN; Owner: AGATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $940,000Total costs
  • 25,539Total average daily traffic
  • 887Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,546Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (68%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Denham compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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