Hitterdal, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 203 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 111  (55.0%)
Females: 92  (45.0%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56552.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,530 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Hitterdal:

$47,530
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,624 (it was $13,737 in 2000)

Hitterdal city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,435 (it was $36,900 in 2000)
Hitterdal:

$62,435
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $71,201; Detached houses: $79,424; Mobile homes: $21,231

Median gross rent in 2012: $388.

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Hitterdal races chart
  • White alone - 192 (95.5%)
  • Black alone - 3 (1.5%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.5%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hitterdal: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (49.8%), German (17.3%), Swedish (7.1%), Dutch (3.5%), Czech (3.1%), Irish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1240 feet

Land area: 0.81 square miles.

Population density: 252 people per square mile   (very low).

Hitterdal,MN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Hitterdal:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hitterdal city:

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 67.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

6 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe).

This city:  2.7%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,083 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $825 (1.9%)

Hitterdal satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (27.1 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (200.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (552.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ulen, MN (2.6 miles ), Hawley, MN (2.7 miles ), Lake Park, MN (3.1 miles ), Felton, MN (3.7 miles ), Audubon, MN (3.9 miles ), Callaway, MN (4.1 miles) , Glyndon, MN (4.1 miles ), Ogema, MN (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 46.98 N, Longitude: 96.26 W

Area code: 218

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

2.8%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-16.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (47%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (27%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Hitterdal, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hitterdal-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Hitterdal city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hitterdal-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 84% 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 91.1 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 90.1 miles away from Hitterdal center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 244.5 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 87.2 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 713.3 miles away from Hitterdal 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 245.0 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 Clay County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hitterdal topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hitterdal:

  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 26 miles; Moorhead, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 26 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 27 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 49 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 52 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Bemidji State University (about 74 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • University of North Dakota (about 76 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)

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Notable locations in Hitterdal: Hitterdal (A), Hitterdal City Hall (B), Hitterdal Community Hall (C), Hitterdal Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Flora Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 62.2. This is about average.

City:

62.2
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.7
U.S.:

32.0

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

  • HITTERDAL (Population served: 201, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.5%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Hitterdal compared to Minnesota 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Hitterdal (2011 data):

  • State Bank of Lake Park: Detached Facility at Main Street And Railroad Crossing, branch established on 1979/09/24. Info updated 2010/06/07: Bank assets: $33.7 mil, Deposits: $30.7 mil, headquarters in Lake Park, MN, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Lake Park Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hitterdal city (based on Clay County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.00%
Here: 65.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents53.4%29.7%4.8%2.8%2.1%
Congregations40.0%11.7%6.7%6.7%3.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsOther
Adherents1.5%1.0%0.9%0.8%2.9%
Congregations5.0%1.7%5.0%3.3%16.7%
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: 7
Clay County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Clay County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.4%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

26.5%
Minnesota:

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

11.6%
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 2$6,199$37,1946$1,765
Other Government Administration 1$2,444$29,3285$394
Streets and Highways 11$1,196$1,3050$0
Solid Waste Management 1$447$5,3640$0
Sewerage 1$671$8,0520$0
Water Supply 1$673$8,0760$0
Totals for Government 17$11,630$8,20911$2,159

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($24.63)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $266,000 ($1310.34)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($137.93)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($133.00)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($93.60)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($83.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($83.74)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($44.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($34.48)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($29.56)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($19.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $10,000 ($49.26)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($19.70)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($14.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $188,000 ($926.11)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $31,000 ($152.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($39.41)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($29.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($19.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($68.97)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($39.41)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $298,000 ($1467.98)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($54.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $57,000 ($280.79)
    All Other: $11,000 ($54.19)
  • Tax - Property: $13,000 ($64.04)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $121,000 ($596.06)

8.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,581 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.03%
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 Cass County, ND  3.27% ($35,623 average AGI)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.46% ($28,424)
from Becker County, MN  0.30% ($26,879)


7.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.96%
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 Cass County, ND  3.28% ($29,990 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.47% ($26,069)
to Becker County, MN  0.32% ($42,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hitterdal:

  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KDLM (1340 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hitterdal:

  • KRVI (95.1 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCCM-FM (91.1 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQWB-FM (98.7 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCD (90.3 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRCQ (102.3 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: DETROIT LAKES BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZCR (103.3 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hitterdal:

  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • K56ET (Channel 56; FARGO, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hitterdal)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA0TWL
    Grant Date: 09/07/1994, Expiration Date: 09/07/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2006
    Registrant: John H Abel, Hitterdal, MN 56552-0097
  • Call Sign: KB0KGA
    Grant Date: 05/12/1992, Expiration Date: 05/12/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/13/2004
    Registrant: Jonathan E Abel, Box 97, Hitterdal, MN 56552
  • Call Sign: KB0KGB
    Grant Date: 05/12/1992, Expiration Date: 05/12/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/13/2004
    Registrant: Tamba L Abel, Hitterdal, MN 56552
  • Call Sign: WA0GTM
    Grant Date: 12/02/1998, Expiration Date: 12/02/2008, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2010
    Registrant: Lourene V Swenson, Rr 1 Box 50, Hitterdal, MN 56552

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$69,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0302.01
Most common first names in Hitterdal, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna578.4 years
Henry483.7 years
Edward375.0 years
Alfred380.3 years
Evelyn375.0 years
George375.7 years
Ella379.9 years
Clarence371.9 years
Frank385.7 years
Ida381.7 years
Most common last names in Hitterdal, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1279.1 years
Jacobson774.1 years
Olson678.1 years
Hitterdal575.0 years
Melbye583.0 years
Jadrny572.8 years
Lofgren576.2 years
Oss578.4 years
Busby483.3 years
Salomonson472.5 years
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