Halma, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 61 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -21.8%
Males: 23  (38.7%)
Females: 38  (61.3%)
Median resident age:

52.0 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 56729

Estimated median household income in 2019: $32,691 (it was $27,917 in 2000)
Halma:

$32,691
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $15,896 (it was $13,541 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $47,502 (it was $21,300 in 2000)
Halma:

$47,502
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $119,409; detached houses: $123,868; townhouses or other attached units: $141,012; mobile homes: $32,931
March 2019 cost of living index in Halma: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 56.7%

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Ancestries: Scandinavian (61.1%), American (16.7%), Polish (16.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1001 feet

Land area: 0.93 square miles.

Population density: 66 people per square mile   (very low).

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3 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America).

This city:

3.8%
Minnesota:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,091 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $429 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (124.1 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (300.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (640.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lake Bronson, MN (2.4 miles ),
Karlstad, MN (2.6 miles ),
Strandquist, MN (3.7 miles),
Kennedy, MN (3.8 miles ),
Donaldson, MN (3.9 miles),
Lancaster, MN (4.1 miles ),
Hallock, MN (4.2 miles ),
Greenbush, MN (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 48.66 N, Longitude: 96.60 W

Area code: 218

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

Halma satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+6.8%).

Average climate in Halma, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Halma-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Halma city center caused $200,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 54.2 miles away from the city center caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Halma-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 34% 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 208.5 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 724.0 miles away from Halma center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.0 miles away from Halma center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 335.4 miles away from Halma 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 199.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 196.6 miles away from Halma center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kittson County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 24, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Halma:

  • KARLSTAD HEALTHCARE CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; KARLSTAD, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Halma:

  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 43 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,717)
  • University of North Dakota (about 56 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Bemidji State University (about 114 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 123 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 125 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 125 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 165 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Halma Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Kittson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.4%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Halma:

Marital status in Halma, MN
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 30.8%
  • Separated: 19.0%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 21.9%

For population 25 years and over in Halma:

  • High school or higher: 50.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 50.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.4
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Halma, MN (based on Kittson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,75210
Evangelical Protestant88910
Catholic5003
None411-
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
Kittson County:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
This county:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

15.58 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

8.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Kittson County:

27.6%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Halma:

42.2%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Halma:

48.9%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Halma:

26.8%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Halma:

23.7%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

47.4%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

45.8%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.1%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Halma, 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
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $26,000 ($426.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($65.57)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($49.18)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($49.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($49.18)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($32.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($16.39)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($32.79)
    Other: $1,000 ($16.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($213.11)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($245.90)

3.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

3.19% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.19%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Strongest AM radio stations in Halma:

  • 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.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Halma:

  • KNRR (Channel 12; PEMBINA, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

Halma fatal accident list:

Sep 16, 1993 10:09 AM, M1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • 105Total average daily traffic
  • 105Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 48.687639 Lon: -96.604500, Call Sign: WQLN215,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.952 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2020, Expiration Date: 03/11/2030, Certifier: Lance J Hapka, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Halma)
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Halma, MN
  • 47.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.1%Wood
  • 15.8%Utility gas
  • 15.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Halma compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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.
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