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Population in 2012: 45 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -26.2%
Males: 24  (54.1%)
Females: 21  (45.9%)

Median resident age:  48.5 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 56731

Estimated median household income in 2012: $70,985 (it was $53,125 in 2000)
Humboldt:

$70,985
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,223

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $25,984 (it was $17,100 in 2000)
Humboldt:

$25,984
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $141,222; Detached houses: $141,222

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  • White alone - 39 (86.7%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (13.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Humboldt: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (35.0%), German (22.5%), Irish (15.0%), Dutch (12.5%), English (12.5%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 428 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Humboldt:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Humboldt city:

  • Never married: 5.3%
  • Now married: 86.8%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 2.6%

3 residents are foreign born (4.9% North America).

This city:  4.9%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $375 (1.3%)

Humboldt satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (142.4 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (327.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (669.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Vincent, MN (2.6 miles) , Pembina, ND (2.7 miles ), Hallock, MN (3.5 miles ), Lancaster, MN (3.7 miles ), Bathgate, ND (4.2 miles) , Hamilton, ND (4.2 miles) , Kennedy, MN (4.6 miles ), Neche, ND (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 48.92 N, Longitude: 97.09 W

Area code: 218

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-17.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (71%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)


Average climate in Humboldt, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Humboldt-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Humboldt city center caused $200,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.2 miles away from the city center caused $1 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kittson County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Humboldt topographic map

Birthplace of: Austin Briggs - Cartoonist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Humboldt:

  • KITTSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HALLOCK, MN)

Political contributions by individuals in Humboldt, MN

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Humboldt:

  • University of North Dakota (about 70 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 10,215)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 70 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,038)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 142 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Bemidji State University (about 143 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 3,658)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 143 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 144 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 189 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)

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

Church in Humboldt: Humboldt United Methodist 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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.0%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Humboldt compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Humboldt travel time to work - commute


Humboldt mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (67%)
  • Utility gas (33%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Humboldt city (based on Kittson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.86%
Here84.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents63.2%18.5%5.3%4.7%8.4%
Congregations37.5%12.5%16.7%4.2%29.2%
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: 4
Kittson County:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

8.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Kittson County:

27.6%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,000 ($133.33)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($44.44)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($22.22)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($22.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,000 ($44.44)

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

  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($111.11)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($66.67)

4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



6.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.65% ($25,083 average AGI)
to Roseau County, MN  0.54% ($24,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Humboldt:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXPO (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKAQ (1460 AM; 3 kW; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Humboldt:

  • KNRR (Channel 12; PEMBINA, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K58BP (Channel 58; GLASSTON, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)

Humboldt fatal accident list:

Jul 30, 1989 09:30 AM, 6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • HUMBOLDT TOWER, Humboldt Tower 1.5 Miles East On Cr6 Of Hwy 75 (Lat: 48.920306 Lon: -97.061833), Type: Tank, Structure height: 47 m, Call Sign: WQLD607
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/15/2009, Expiration Date: 12/15/2019, Certifier: Todd Nordine
    Registrant: In Control, Inc., 10350 Jamestown Street Ne, Blaine, MN 55449, Phone: (763) 783-9500, Fax: (763) 783-9502, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0UKI, Licensee ID: L00547163
    Grant Date: 09/05/2012, Expiration Date: 10/13/2022, Certifier: Mark L Baldwin
    Registrant: Mark L Baldwin, Humboldt, MN 56731


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