Effie, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 124 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +36.3%
Males: 70  (56.7%)
Females: 54  (43.3%)
Median resident age:  31.0 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 56639

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,022 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Effie:

$35,022
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,042 (it was $14,606 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $118,896 (it was $50,700 in 2000)
Effie:

$118,896
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $95,731; Detached houses: $95,059

Median gross rent in 2016: $709.

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    • 11895.9%White alone
    • 21.6%Asian alone
    • 21.6%Two or more races
    • 10.8%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Effie: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.3%), British (5.9%), Norwegian (5.9%), Nigerian (5.9%), American (2.9%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1381 feet

Land area: 3.99 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (very low).

Effie, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Effie:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Effie city:

  • Never married: 42.9%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

2 residents are foreign born (6.0% Asia).

This city:

3.0%
Minnesota:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,370 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $480 (0.5%)

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

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

5.3%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-30.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (29%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Effie, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Effie-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 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 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 208.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 373.6 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 206.9 miles away from Effie 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 364.1 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 Itasca County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.9%
(23.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Effie city (based on Itasca County data)

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
Itasca County:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Itasca County:

27.4%
Minnesota:

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

12.8%
State:

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 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$798
Totals for Government 0$0 1$798

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($48.39)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($24.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($24.19)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($16.13)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($16.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($64.52)

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

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($8.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($56.45)
    General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($56.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($16.13)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,000 ($8.06)

4.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,010 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.14%
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 St. Louis County, MN  0.75% ($36,547 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.28% ($48,809)
from Anoka County, MN  0.13% ($43,000)


4.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
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 St. Louis County, MN  0.82% ($27,643 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.31% ($26,943)
to Beltrami County, MN  0.22% ($22,514)

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.)

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: 2183263477, Pat.Medure@co.Itasca.Mn.Us, 440 - 1ST AVE. NE
  • 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: 9525410747, Rfreeman@isd.Net, 13517 LARKIN DR.
  • 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: 9525410747, Rfreeman@isd.Net, 13517 LARKIN DR.
  • 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: 9525410747, Rfreeman@isd.Net, 13517 LARKIN DR.

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/30/2008, Expiration Date: 05/30/2018, Certifier: David C SavolainenRegistrant: State Of Minnesota, 395 John Ireland Blvd., Ms730, St. Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7972, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (19%)

Effie 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.
  • 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 rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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