Humboldt, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 45 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -26.2%
Males: 28  (64.0%)
Females: 17  (36.0%)
Median resident age:  48.4 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip code: 56731

Estimated median household income in 2013: $66,786 (it was $53,125 in 2000)
Humboldt:

$66,786
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,362 (it was $18,511 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $25,400 (it was $17,100 in 2000)
Humboldt:

$25,400
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $30,419; Detached houses: $30,564
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    • 3986.7%White alone
    • 613.3%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Humboldt: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (30.3%), German (21.2%), Irish (12.1%), English (9.1%), Dutch (6.1%), French (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 0.11 square miles.

Population density: 428 people per square mile   (low).

Humboldt, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Humboldt:

  • High school or higher: 99.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Humboldt city:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 71.1%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $332 (1.2%)

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

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

4.5%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-17.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (75%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (67%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Material moving occupations (75%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Humboldt, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Humboldt-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 60% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Humboldt-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 230.3 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 708.5 miles away from Humboldt 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 227.7 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 343.7 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 217.0 miles away from Humboldt center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 530.1 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 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: 22, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Humboldt topographic map

Birthplace of: Austin Briggs - Cartoonist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Humboldt:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Humboldt:

  • University of North Dakota (about 70 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 70 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 141 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Bemidji State University (about 143 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 143 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 144 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 185 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

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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 2013: 0.0%
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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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (79%)
  • Utility gas (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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
Kittson County:

4.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Kittson County:

27.6%
Minnesota:

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

9.7%
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$25
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$120
Totals for Government 0$0 6$145

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)

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
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 Marshall County, MN  0.54% ($24,600 average AGI)


4.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,543 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
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  0.75% ($37,000 average AGI)

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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