Goodridge, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 135 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +37.8%
Males: 50  (37.5%)
Females: 85  (62.5%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 56725

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,020 (it was $17,292 in 2000)
Goodridge:

$28,020
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,015 (it was $12,636 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $25,709 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Goodridge:

$25,709
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $37,010; Detached houses: $47,953; Mobile homes: $24,383

Median gross rent in 2012: $282.

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  • White alone - 124 (93.9%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (4.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Goodridge: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (39.2%), Norwegian (29.0%), Irish (4.1%), Swedish (3.7%), United States (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1170 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 721 people per square mile   (low).

Goodridge, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Goodridge:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 15.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goodridge city:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 26.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 37.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $857 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $289 (2.0%)

Goodridge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (99.7 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (250.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (589.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grygla, MN (3.7 miles ), Thief River Falls, MN (4.1 miles ), Plummer, MN (4.4 miles ), Holt, MN (4.5 miles) , St. Hilaire, MN (4.6 miles ), Oklee, MN (4.6 miles ), Brooks, MN (4.9 miles) , Trail, MN (5.1 miles) .

Latitude: 48.14 N, Longitude: 95.81 W

Area code: 218

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

3.9%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-14.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (65%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Average climate in Goodridge, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Goodridge-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/25/1983, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the Goodridge city center .

On 7/11/1980, a category F2 tornado 22.6 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Goodridge-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 87% 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 171.5 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 172.4 miles away from Goodridge center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 321.9 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 170.4 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 749.4 miles away from Goodridge 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 327.0 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 Pennington County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Goodridge topographic map

Airports located in Goodridge:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goodridge:

  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 17 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,717)
  • University of North Dakota (about 61 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Bemidji State University (about 63 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 99 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 100 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 100 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 130 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

Public high school in Goodridge:

Public elementary/middle school in Goodridge:

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Notable location: Goodridge Area Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Goodridge: Saint Ann's Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Goodridge include: Lions Park (1), Goodridge City Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pennington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • GOODRIDGE (Population served: 132, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.4%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Goodridge compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Goodridge city (based on Pennington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.55%
Here: 76.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Free Church of America
Adherents54.8%29.0%5.2%3.0%2.7%
Congregations42.3%7.7%15.4%3.8%3.8%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchBaptist General ConferenceAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.7%1.5%1.2%0.8%0.2%
Congregations7.7%3.8%3.8%3.8%7.7%
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: 2
Pennington County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pennington County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Pennington County:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

9.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Pennington County:

27.1%
Minnesota:

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

14.3%
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$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$465
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$510
Sewerage 0$0 1$250
Water Supply 0$0 1$200
Other and Unallocable 1$2,600$31,2004$5,480
Totals for Government 1$2,600$31,20014$7,105

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

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $232,000 ($1718.52)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($192.59)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($162.96)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($103.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($81.48)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($51.85)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($37.04)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($29.63)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($7.41)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($7.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($37.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($22.22)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($14.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $101,000 ($748.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($14.81)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($66.67)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($44.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($96.30)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($74.07)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($59.26)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $231,000 ($1711.11)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($118.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $27,000 ($200.00)
    All Other: $4,000 ($29.63)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($37.04)

Goodridge government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($274.07)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $94,000 ($696.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $87,000 ($644.44)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($251.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $7,000 ($51.85)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($22.22)

6.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,052 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
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 Marshall County, MN  0.60% ($37,618 average AGI)
from Red Lake County, MN  0.53% ($28,433)
from Roseau County, MN  0.49% ($21,071)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,553 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
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 Marshall County, MN  0.64% ($22,917 average AGI)
to Red Lake County, MN  0.60% ($29,824)
to Polk County, MN  0.53% ($31,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Goodridge:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAQ (1460 AM; 3 kW; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KTRF (1230 AM; 1 kW; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KKBJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Goodridge:

  • KNTN (102.7 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KSNR (100.3 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKDQ (99.3 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSRQ (90.1 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: JOINT VOCAT. TECH COLLEGE DIS. #2200)

TV broadcast stations around Goodridge:

  • KBRR (Channel 10; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

Goodridge fatal accident list:

Aug 9, 1977 10:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Guy Chambers, On Twp Road 634 .25 Mile East Of Marshall Co Rd 129. (Lat: 48.215694 Lon: -95.889972), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 6512347966, Guy.Chambers@dot.State.Mn.Us, 395 JOHN IRELAND BOULEVARD
  • Guy Chambers, On Twp Road 634 .25 Mile East Of Marshall Co Rd 129. (Lat: 48.215694 Lon: -95.889972), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 6512347966, Guy.Chambers@dot.State.Mn.Us, 395 JOHN IRELAND BOULEVARD
  • Guy Chambers, On 227th Ave Ne 1.25 Miles North Of Marshall Co Rd 129. (Lat: 48.241000 Lon: -95.896389), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 6512973692, , 395 JOHN IRELAND BOULEVARD
  • Guy Chambers, On 227th Ave Ne 1.25 Miles North Of Marshall Co Rd 129. (Lat: 48.241000 Lon: -95.896389), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 6512347966, Guy.Chambers@state.Mn.Us, 395 JOHN IRELAND BOULEVARD
  • Guy Chambers, On 227th Ave Ne 1.25 Miles North Of Marshall Co Rd 129. (Lat: 48.241000 Lon: -95.896389), Type: 106.7, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 6512347969, James.Mohn@state.Mn.Us, 395 JOHN IRELAND BOULEVARD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1/2 Mi S & 4 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 48.111639 Lon: -95.605000), Call Sign: KVG705, Licensee ID: L00020181
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/26/2002, Expiration Date: 02/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/01/2012
    Registrant: Garden Valley Telephone Company, 201 Ross Ave, Erskine, MN 56535, Phone: (218) 687-5251

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Holt, Lat: 48.241000 Lon: -95.896389, Type: Tower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQNC211
    Assigned Frequencies: 6713.75 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/2010, Expiration Date: 12/09/2020, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh
    Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 395 John Ireland Blvd Ms730, St Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W0DPF
    Grant Date: 01/19/1988, Expiration Date: 01/19/1998, Cancellation Date: 01/20/2000
    Registrant: Clarence E Peterson, Rt 2 Box 45, Goodridge, MN 56725


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Goodridge)
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