Gully, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 66 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -37.7%
Males: 33  (50.7%)
Females: 33  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip code: 56646

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,589 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Gully:

$38,589
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,421 (it was $11,644 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $38,047 (it was $18,900 in 2000)
Gully:

$38,047
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $183,977; Detached houses: $205,894; Mobile homes: $61,742

Median gross rent in 2016: $400.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gully: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (61.5%), German (11.5%), French (7.7%), American (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Gully:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 24.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gully city:

  • Never married: 53.2%
  • Now married: 26.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Minnesota:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $948 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $907 (2.8%)

Gully satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (83.2 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (224.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (565.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Trail, MN (1.8 miles) , Gonvick, MN (2.4 miles ), Clearbrook, MN (3.2 miles ), Oklee, MN (3.4 miles ), Fosston, MN (3.8 miles ), McIntosh, MN (3.9 miles ), Lengby, MN (4.2 miles) , Brooks, MN (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 47.77 N, Longitude: 95.63 W

Area code: 218

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

3.2%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (53%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (21%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Gully, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Gully-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/25/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Gully city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/5/1978, a category F2 tornado 17.5 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:

Gully-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 146.5 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 148.2 miles away from Gully center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 305.6 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 148.9 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 751.8 miles away from Gully 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 307.2 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 Polk County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rains: 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).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Gully:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - CLEARBROOK (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CLEARBROOK, MN)
  • JOHNSON REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FOSSTON, MN)
  • FIRST CARE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; FOSSTON, MN)
  • MCINTOSH SENIOR LIVING (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MCINTOSH, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gully:

  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 36 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,717)
  • Bemidji State University (about 41 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • University of North Dakota (about 68 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 82 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 83 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 83 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 105 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

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Church in Gully: Nazareth Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Gully Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Gully: Hangaard State Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Agassiz Hills Guest House (326 Brovold Lane South).

Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 30.8%
Average household size:
This city:  1.7 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  39.5%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.6%
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:

9.0
Minnesota average:

10.7

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Religion statistics for Gully city (based on Polk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,58235
Catholic6,50013
Evangelical Protestant3,31139
Other2926
None11,915-
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: 7
Polk County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Polk County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Polk County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

27.6%
Minnesota:

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

10.9%
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$112
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$412
Totals for Government 0$0 7$524

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,000 ($121.21)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($106.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($90.91)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($30.30)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($30.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($30.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($196.97)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($106.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($45.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($212.12)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($30.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($151.52)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($75.76)
    NEC: $2,000 ($30.30)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $32,000 ($484.85)

6.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.84% ($34,149 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.27% ($26,156)
from Pennington County, MN  0.25% ($31,100)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.91% ($30,517 average AGI)
to Clay County, MN  0.37% ($33,800)
to Cass County, ND  0.34% ($24,732)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gully:

  • 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.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KKBJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING)
  • KKAQ (1460 AM; 3 kW; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gully:

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

Gully fatal accident list:

Jun 18, 2009 05:30 AM, 270thstse 0860000895, Address 39387, Lat: 47.77578, Lon: -95.63611, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 15, 1996 01:48 PM, 92, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 1,247Total average daily traffic
  • 1,250Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA0WWF, Licensee ID: L01115983, Grant Date: 02/08/2006, Expiration Date: 02/23/2016, Certifier: Cindy H Kolling, Registrant: Cindy H Kolling, Rr 1, Gully, MN 56646
  • Call Sign: N0JLM, Previous Call Sign: KB0AVH, Grant Date: 06/14/1988, Expiration Date: 06/14/1998, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2000, Registrant: Michael J Anderson, Rr 1 Box 83, Gully, MN 56646

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4515Y , Serial Number: 25-4148, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy J Saeter, 36263 360th St Se, Gully, MN 56646

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Coal or coke (9%)

Gully 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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