Gonvick, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 284 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 148  (52.3%)
Females: 136  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  49.6 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56644.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,567 (it was $24,722 in 2000)
Gonvick:

$37,567
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,675 (it was $14,650 in 2000)

Gonvick city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $69,970 (it was $36,400 in 2000)
Gonvick:

$69,970
MN:

$180,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $363.

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  • Races in Gonvick, MN (2010)

    Gonvick races chart
    • 26192.6%White alone
    • 134.6%American Indian alone
    • 41.4%Hispanic
    • 31.1%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Black alone

Races in Gonvick detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gonvick: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (50.4%), Swedish (18.8%), German (9.6%), United States (3.7%), English (1.8%), Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1280 feet

Land area: 1.31 square miles.

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

Gonvick,MN real estate house value index trend

Gonvick, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Gonvick:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gonvick city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,070 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $817 (1.2%)

Gonvick satellite photo by USGS

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

Gonvick household income distribution Gonvick home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-2.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in Gonvick: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Gonvick, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gonvick-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 54% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Gonvick-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 88% 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 145.2 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 147.4 miles away from Gonvick center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 307.3 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 149.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 756.6 miles away from Gonvick center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 307.8 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 Clearwater County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gonvick topographic map

Birthplace of: Arnie Johnson - National Basketball League player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Gonvick:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - CLEARBROOK (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CLEARBROOK, MN)
  • SANFORD BAGLEY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; BAGLEY, MN)
  • PINE RIDGE RESIDENCE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BAGLEY, MN)
  • JOHNSON REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FOSSTON, MN)
  • CLEARWATER CO NSG SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; BAGLEY, MN)
  • FIRST CARE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FOSSTON, MN)

Airports located in Gonvick:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gonvick:

  • Bemidji State University (about 35 miles; Bemidji, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,316)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • University of North Dakota (about 74 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 85 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 85 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 85 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 104 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

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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: 282, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.4%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic 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

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.
  • 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.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,1518
Evangelical Protestant1,73617
Catholic3601
Other2163
None4,232-
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: 4
Clearwater County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

9.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Clearwater County:

27.0%
Minnesota:

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

17.4%
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
Other Government Administration 1$2,604$31,2480$0
Sewerage 1$2,511$30,1321$157
Totals for Government 2$5,115$30,6901$157

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $57,000 ($200.70)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($179.58)
    General - Other: $34,000 ($119.72)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($102.11)
    Fire Protection: $28,000 ($98.59)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($95.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($52.82)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($42.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($24.65)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($10.56)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($7.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($3.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $3,000 ($10.56)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $125,000 ($440.14)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $26,000 ($91.55)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($91.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($38.73)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($31.69)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($14.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $43,000 ($151.41)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($80.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($109.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $90,000 ($316.90)
    All Other: $12,000 ($42.25)
  • Tax - Property: $46,000 ($161.97)
    NEC: $2,000 ($7.04)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $130,000 ($457.75)

5.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
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 Beltrami County, MN  1.51% ($36,106 average AGI)
from Polk County, MN  0.64% ($29,200)
from Hubbard County, MN  0.45% ($33,786)


5.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,771 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
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 Beltrami County, MN  1.32% ($35,366 average AGI)
to Polk County, MN  0.77% ($25,375)

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 persons involved: 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:

5
  • 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
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gonvick, MN
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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