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Population in 2012: 283 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 

Males: 135  (47.8%)
Females: 148  (52.2%)

Median resident age:  41.7 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56644.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,295 (it was $24,722 in 2000)
Gonvick:

$38,295
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,223

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,118 (it was $36,400 in 2000)
Gonvick:

$67,118
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $68,204; Detached houses: $76,485; Mobile homes: $25,423

Median gross rent in 2012: $305.

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  • White alone - 261 (92.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (4.6%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gonvick: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (43.8%), Swedish (17.8%), German (12.1%), United States (6.3%), English (2.1%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1280 feet

Land area: 1.31 square miles.

Population density: 216 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Gonvick:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gonvick city:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,068 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $844 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (85.4 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (219.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (559.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Clearbrook, MN (2.2 miles ), Gully, MN (2.4 miles) , Trail, MN (3.0 miles) , Leonard, MN (3.6 miles) , Fosston, MN (3.9 miles ), Bagley, MN (4.0 miles ), Lengby, MN (4.0 miles) , Ebro, MN (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 47.74 N, Longitude: 95.51 W

Area code: 218

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.6%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-2.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (15%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Gonvick-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/25/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Gonvick city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/5/1978, a category F2 tornado 12.2 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 44 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clearwater County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Arnie Johnson - National Basketball League player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Gonvick:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - CLEARBROOK (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CLEARBROOK, MN)
  • SANFORD BAGLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 16 miles away; BAGLEY, MN)
  • PINE RIDGE RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BAGLEY, MN)

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Airports located in Gonvick:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gonvick:

  • Bemidji State University (about 35 miles; Bemidji, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,038)
  • University of North Dakota (about 74 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 10,215)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 85 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 85 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 85 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 105 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)

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Notable locations in Gonvick: Gonvick Fire Department (A), Gonvick Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gonvick include: United Valley Church (A), Samhold Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Samhold Lutheran Church (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Clearwater County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gonvick that have no violations reported:

  • GONVICK (Population served: 292, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • UNITED LUTHERAN CHURCH (Address: Route 1, Box 155, Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPORTSMEN LODGE (Address: RR 1, Box 18A, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.0%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.7%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gonvick, MN

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


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Banks with branches in Gonvick (2011 data):

  • The Northern State Bank of Gonvick: The Northern State Bank Of Gonvick at 283 Main Street, branch established on 1928/05/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $34.6 mil, Deposits: $28.4 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Gonvick travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gonvick city (based on Clearwater County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.14%
Here52.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents56.1%12.6%12.2%6.6%12.5%
Congregations40.0%5.0%25.0%5.0%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Clearwater County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Clearwater County:

9.72 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

10.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Clearwater County:

27.0%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,480$29,7600$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$150
Water Supply 1$2,391$28,6921$71
Totals for Government 2$4,871$29,2266$221

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $57,000 ($201.41)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($180.21)
    General - Other: $34,000 ($120.14)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($102.47)
    Fire Protection: $28,000 ($98.94)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($95.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($53.00)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($42.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($24.73)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($10.60)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($7.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($3.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $3,000 ($10.60)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $125,000 ($441.70)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $26,000 ($91.87)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($91.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($38.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($31.80)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($14.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $43,000 ($151.94)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($81.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($109.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $90,000 ($318.02)
    All Other: $12,000 ($42.40)
  • Tax - Property: $46,000 ($162.54)
    NEC: $2,000 ($7.07)

Gonvick government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $130,000 ($459.36)

6.31% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,951 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Beltrami County, MN  1.77% ($28,904 average AGI)
from Polk County, MN  0.72% ($39,476)


7.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.26%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Beltrami County, MN  2.16% ($24,219 average AGI)
to Polk County, MN  0.61% ($21,056)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.37% ($26,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gonvick:

  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKBJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKAQ (1460 AM; 3 kW; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gonvick:

  • KKEQ (107.1 FM; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKCQ-FM (96.7 FM; BAGLEY, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNTN (102.7 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Gonvick:

  • K59FR (Channel 59; RED LAKE, MN; Owner: RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS)
  • K61CM (Channel 61; RED LAKE, MN; Owner: RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS)

Gonvick fatal accident list:

Jan 8, 1995 06:28 PM, 7, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 30, 1975 09:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 7 Miles West (Lat: 47.735000 Lon: -95.505833), Type: Upole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WNWA250, Licensee ID: L00001677
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2011, Expiration Date: 04/08/2021
    Registrant: Otter Tail Power Company, 215 S Cascade St, Fergus Falls, MN 56537, Phone: (218) 739-8262

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC0LOL, Licensee ID: L00413851
    Grant Date: 07/27/2011, Expiration Date: 10/24/2021, Certifier: Edward R Helmick
    Registrant: Edward R Helmick, 632 North Ave, Gonvick, MN 56644

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2409M , Serial Number: 12-1526, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 46956 Stony Lake Dr, Gonvick, MN 56644
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2511M , Serial Number: 12-1009, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Clearwater Flying Club Inc, Route 1 Box 115, Gonvick, MN 56644
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11BC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4031E , Serial Number: 11BC-118, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Gary Mathis, 12156 590th St, Gonvick, MN 56644
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85676 , Serial Number: 7AC-4421, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Warren E Bardwell, Rr 1 Po Box 25, Gonvick, MN 56644
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9126L , Serial Number: 308-71, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Nicolas J Sundquist, 14396 560th St, Gonvick, MN 56644


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11

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Most common first names in Gonvick, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1076.3 years
Carl874.9 years
Arthur880.6 years
George778.5 years
Robert775.0 years
Roy682.1 years
Albert582.8 years
Alice576.0 years
Edward579.2 years
Olaf580.6 years
Most common last names in Gonvick, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Berg968.6 years
Johnson976.0 years
Olson972.0 years
Horn877.0 years
Larson880.7 years
Eck773.9 years
Lien782.7 years
Torgerson778.6 years
Gustafson677.8 years
Sather676.0 years
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