Effie, Minnesota

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2019: 118 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +29.7%
Males: 56  (47.7%)
Females: 62  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

49.0 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 56639

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,747 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Effie:

$49,747
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,049 (it was $14,606 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $93,656 (it was $50,700 in 2000)
Effie:

$93,656
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $126,985; detached houses: $144,206; mobile homes: $27,557

Median gross rent in 2019: $774.

March 2019 cost of living index in Effie: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.4%
Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Effie, MN (2019)
    • 8596.6%White alone
    • 22.3%Asian alone
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Effie, MN forum
Recent posts about Effie, Minnesota on our local forum with over 2,200,000 registered users. Effie is mentioned 14 times on our forum:
Luverne, MN or Redwood Falls, MN which is more progressive?  (9 replies)
Advice about Minnesota for a dislocated Alaskan  (35 replies)
Mayor of Effie still hasn't made the news???  (9 replies)
Hibbing Area  (20 replies)
Moving from England to MN  (8 replies)

Latest news from Effie, MN collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (21.7%), German (17.4%), Irish (17.4%), Nigerian (13.0%), Norwegian (8.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1381 feet

Land area: 3.99 square miles.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (very low).

Effie, Minnesota map

2 residents are foreign born (4.5% Asia).

This city:

2.3%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $373 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $515 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (102.3 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (199.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (507.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Bigfork, MN (2.6 miles ),
Big Falls, MN (5.0 miles ),
Inger, MN (5.1 miles ),
Mizpah, MN (5.2 miles),
Squaw Lake, MN (5.2 miles),
Northome, MN (5.5 miles ),
Nett Lake, MN (5.6 miles ),
Deer River, MN (6.0 miles )

Latitude: 47.84 N, Longitude: 93.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 218

Distribution of median household income in Effie, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Effie, MN in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Minnesota:

3.9%

Average climate in Effie, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Effie, Minnesota average temperatures Effie, Minnesota average precipitation Effie, Minnesota humidity Effie, Minnesota wind speed Effie, Minnesota snowfall Effie, Minnesota sunshine Effie, Minnesota clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Effie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 57% 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 188.5 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 195.6 miles away from Effie center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 49.3 miles away from Effie center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 49.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/14/2019 at 17:00:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB) earthquake occurred 37.3 miles away from Effie center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Itasca County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Effie topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Effie:

  • BIGFORK VALLEY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; BIGFORK, MN)
  • BIGFORK VALLEY COMMUNITIES (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BIGFORK, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Effie:

  • Bemidji State University (about 63 miles; Bemidji, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,316)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 101 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Lake Superior College (about 102 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 102 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 107 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 107 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 119 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

Churches in Effie include: Effie Presbyterian Church (A), Effie Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Itasca 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:

2.6 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Effie:

Marital status in Effie, MN
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Effie:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Effie, MN (based on Itasca County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,48513
Evangelical Protestant6,48249
Mainline Protestant6,37430
Other3404
Orthodox301
None23,347-
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: 11
Itasca County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Itasca County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Here:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
This county:

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Itasca County:

27.4%
State:

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

12.8%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Effie:

61.2%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.5%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Effie:

25.8
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Effie:

12.4%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

27.3%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Effie:

6.7
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.7%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Effie:

56.8%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Effie:

83.8%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Effie, MN Residents
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
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,100
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$550
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,650

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $45,000 ($381.36)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($101.69)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($93.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($50.85)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($42.37)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($25.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($8.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($101.69)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $40,000 ($338.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($42.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($118.64)
  • Tax - Property: $40,000 ($338.98)
    Other License: $2,000 ($16.95)

Effie government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $293,000 ($2483.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $284,000 ($2406.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000 ($76.27)

4.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,848 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
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 St. Louis County, MN  1.01% ($48,063 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.31% ($52,019)
from Cass County, MN  0.22% ($40,128)


4.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
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 St. Louis County, MN  0.91% ($39,557 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.36% ($58,730)
to Cass County, MN  0.20% ($39,543)

Strongest AM radio stations in Effie:

  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KOZY (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KKBJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING)
  • 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))
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Effie:

  • KCRB-FM (88.5 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNBJ (91.3 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Effie:

  • KAWE (Channel 9; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MINNESOTA PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRII (Channel 11; CHISHOLM, MN; Owner: CHANNEL 11 LICENSE, INC.)

Effie fatal accident list:

Mar 22, 2001 10:30 PM, Sr-1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.6mTotal length
  • 270Total average daily traffic
  • 305Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Reynold E Freeman, 11 Miles Ese (102 Deg.) Of Effie, .2 Mi So Of Hwy 1 (Lat: 47.805556 Lon: -93.410556), Type: 141.7, Overall height: 137.2 m, Registrant: Geocomm, Inc., Rfreeman@isd.Net, , Minne-tonka, Phone: (952) 541-0747
  • Rey Freeman, 11 Miles Ese (102 Deg.) Of Effie, .2 Mi So Of Hwy 1 (Lat: 47.805556 Lon: -93.410556), Type: 141.7, Overall height: 137.2 m, Registrant: County Of Itasca, Pat.Medure@co.Itasca.Mn.Us, , Grand- Rapids, Phone: (218) 326-3477
  • Rey Freeman, 11 Miles Ese (102 Deg.) Of Effie, .2 Mi So Of Hwy 1 (Lat: 47.805556 Lon: -93.410556), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Geocomm, Inc., Rfreeman@isd.Net, , Minne-tonka, Phone: (952) 541-0747
  • Rey Freeman, 11 Miles Ese (102 Deg.) Of Effie, .2 Mi So Of Hwy 1 (Lat: 47.805556 Lon: -93.410556), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Geocomm, Inc., Rfreeman@isd.Net, , Minne-tonka, Phone: (952) 541-0747

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BASS LAKE, 11 Miles Ese Of Effie, .2 Mi So Of Hwy 1 (Lat: 47.805556 Lon: -93.410556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQIW208,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2018, Expiration Date: 05/30/2028, Certifier: David C Savolainen, Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 1500 West County Road B2 Ms730, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • A1O0946A, 11 Miles Ese (102 Deg.) Of Effie, .2 Mi So Of Hwy 1 (Lat: 47.805556 Lon: -93.410556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WRAS264,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/13/2028, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: WD0CEX, Licensee ID: L00199336, Grant Date: 06/16/1994, Expiration Date: 06/16/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2001, Registrant: Harry A Wold, Route 1 Box 115, Effie, MN 56639
  • Call Sign: W0CEX, Previous Call Sign: WD0CEX, Licensee ID: L00199336, Grant Date: 04/03/2001, Expiration Date: 04/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2013, Certifier: Harry A Wold, Registrant: Harry A Wold, 66619 County Road 533, Effie, MN 56639
  • Call Sign: KF0CAT, Licensee ID: L02385151, Grant Date: 10/19/2020, Expiration Date: 10/19/2030, Certifier: Carl B Moses, Registrant: Carl B Moses, 34864 County Rd 40, Effie, MN 56639

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Effie, MN
  • 70.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.6%Wood
  • 5.9%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Effie, MN
  • 71.4%Electricity
  • 28.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Effie compared to Minnesota 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator