Goodridge, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 129 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +31.6%
Males: 74  (57.6%)
Females: 55  (42.4%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 56725

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,074 (it was $17,292 in 2000)
Goodridge:

$47,074
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,941 (it was $12,636 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,579 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Goodridge:

$89,579
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $141,797; detached houses: $184,600; mobile homes: $79,246

Median gross rent in 2019: $699.

March 2019 cost of living index in Goodridge: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.6%

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  • Races in Goodridge, MN (2019)
    • 12589.9%White alone
    • 85.8%Hispanic
    • 53.6%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (36.4%), Norwegian (30.3%), English (12.1%), Polish (6.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1170 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 689 people per square mile   (low).

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4 residents are foreign born (2.9% North America).

This city:

2.9%
Minnesota:

8.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Goodridge city:

3.9% ($388)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($1,297)

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

Distribution of median household income in Goodridge, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Goodridge, MN in 2019

Goodridge satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.2%
Minnesota:

3.9%

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 significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 39% 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 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 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 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 150.3 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 (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Goodridge topographic map

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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Points of interest:

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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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Goodridge:

Marital status in Goodridge, MN
  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 20.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.8%
  • Divorced: 27.0%

For population 25 years and over in Goodridge:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Goodridge, MN (based on Pennington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,11312
Catholic2,1003
Evangelical Protestant1,25415
Other1-
None4,462-
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: 2
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.9%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
Minnesota:

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

14.3%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Goodridge:

49.1%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.1%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Goodridge:

29.1
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.2%
Minnesota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

16.4%
State:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Goodridge:

38.9%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

54.4%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.9%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Goodridge, 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
Financial Administration 1$7,140$85,68023$4,312
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$108
Totals for Government 1$7,140$85,68024$4,420

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

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $333,000 ($2581.40)
    General - Other: $36,000 ($279.07)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($131.78)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($116.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($116.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($100.78)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($69.77)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($54.26)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($46.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($15.50)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($116.28)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($116.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($31.01)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($23.26)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $333,000 ($2581.40)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($131.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $29,000 ($224.81)
    Other: $13,000 ($100.78)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($93.02)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,000 ($255.81)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000 ($178.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($162.79)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($85.27)

Goodridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,000 ($341.09)

5.89% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,908 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
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 Marshall County, MN  0.71% ($45,548 average AGI)
to Red Lake County, MN  0.47% ($44,786)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.47% ($40,536)

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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.1mTotal length
  • 990Total average daily traffic
  • 153Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,148Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Goodridge)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 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
  • AARON MILLER FARMS, Lat: 48.089000 Lon: -95.635111, Call Sign: WRBP462,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.527 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2018, Expiration Date: 05/14/2028, Certifier: Aaron Miller, Registrant: Roger\'s Two Way Radio, 102 Lincoln Ave Se, Bemidji, MN 56601, Phone: (218) 751-3077, Fax: (218) 751-0508, Email:
  • SHOP, 28063 220th St Ne (Lat: 48.193056 Lon: -95.873333), Call Sign: WRCZ783,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.885 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2019, Expiration Date: 03/07/2029, Certifier: Mitchel Stanley, Registrant: Roger\'s Two Way Radio, 102 Lincoln Avenue, Bemidji, MN 56601, Phone: (218) 751-3077, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Holt, On 227th Ave Ne 1.25 Miles North Of Marshall Co Rd 129. (Lat: 48.241000 Lon: -95.896389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQNC211,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6713.75 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2020, Expiration Date: 12/09/2030, Certifier: Thomas E Walsh, Registrant: Mndot Office Of Statewide Radio Communications, 395 John Ireland Blvd., Ms730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Phone: (651) 234-7961, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:

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:

6
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 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: 2663E, N2663E, N-2663E, Serial Number: 7AC-6245, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 07/26/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Michael J Pittman, 24701 323rd Ave Ne, Goodridge, MN 56725
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44271, N44271, N-44271, Serial Number: 10071, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Larry L Johnsrud, 11083 390th Ave Ne, Goodridge, MN 56725
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7688S, N7688S, N-7688S, Serial Number: 937-76, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 02/19/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Brian G Johnson, 13435 260th Ave Ne, Goodridge, MN 56725
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 78531, N78531, N-78531, Serial Number: 17257658, Year manufactured: 1968, Certificate Issue Date: 04/29/1985
    Registrant (Corporation): Goodridge Flying Club Inc, 13435 260th Ave Ne, Goodridge, MN 56725
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9825, N9825, N-9825, Serial Number: 1286, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 01/22/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Brian G Johnson, 13435 260th Ave Ne, Goodridge, MN 56725
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3460E, N3460E, N-3460E, Serial Number: 11AC-1761, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/16/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Tony D Kiesow, 25499 340th Ave Ne, Goodridge, MN 56725
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/19/2017

2009 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2009 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of fires - 32 took place in 2012, and the least - 2 in 2014. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Goodridge, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (71.8%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (15.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Goodridge, MN
    • 7471.8%Outside Fires
    • 1615.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1110.7%Structure Fires
    • 21.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Goodridge, MN
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Goodridge, MN
  • 50.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.1%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Electricity
  • 10.9%Other fuel
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Goodridge, MN
  • 62.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.0%Utility gas
  • 12.5%Electricity


Goodridge 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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