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Hubbard County

Population in 2012: 112 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.8%
Males: 61  (55.0%)
Females: 51  (45.0%)

Median resident age:  47.3 years
Minnesota median age:  43.1 years

Zip code: 56461

Estimated median household income in 2011: $38,350 (it was $28,500 in 2000)
Laporte:

$38,350
Minnesota:

$56,954
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,478

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $154,891 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Laporte:

$154,891
Minnesota:

$183,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $81,586; Detached houses: $89,861; Mobile homes: $21,303

Median gross rent in 2011: $817.

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  • White alone - 97 (87.4%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (6.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (4.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Laporte: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (16.0%), Swedish (12.2%), United States (11.6%), Irish (9.4%), German (8.8%), French (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1340 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 161 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Laporte:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Laporte city:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

0 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.0%
Minnesota:  6.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,125 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $833 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (99.6 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (171.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (509.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Walker, MN (3.4 miles ), Cass Lake, MN (3.7 miles ), Akeley, MN (3.8 miles ), Nevis, MN (4.2 miles ), Bemidji, MN (4.4 miles ), Hackensack, MN (4.8 miles ), Wilton, MN (4.8 miles) , Park Rapids, MN (5.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 47.21 N, Longitude: 94.76 W

Area code: 218

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +44 (+43.6%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (46%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (44%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (17%)
  • Carpenters (17%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Plant and system operators (10%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (27%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Therapists (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)


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Tornado activity:

Laporte-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.2 miles away from the Laporte city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/6/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the city center .

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hubbard County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Laporte:

  • CASS LAKE INDIAN HEALTH SERVICES HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Federal, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; CASS LAKE, MN)

Political contributions by individuals in Laporte, MN

Airports located in Laporte:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laporte:

  • Bemidji State University (about 20 miles; Bemidji, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 66 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 91 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 92 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,038)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 98 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 99 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 100 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)

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Notable location: Lakeport Volunteer Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Laporte include: Christ Gospel Church (A), Laporte Community Baptist Church (B), Laporte Lutheran Church (C), Saint Theodore's Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Laporte and their reported violations in the past:

LAPORTE (Address: Laporte City Hall , Population served: 114, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-29-2004), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-29-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-10-2004)

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

  • PINE BEACH RESORT (Population served: 62, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • POINT OF PINES RESORT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WEST SIDE BAR (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.9%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.5%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  18.2%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Laporte, MN

Laporte compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Laporte travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Laporte (based on Hubbard County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.97%
Here47.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchConservative Baptist Association of America
Adherents28.2%27.8%20.3%10.3%5.4%
Congregations14.8%14.8%14.8%11.1%7.4%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents1.9%1.3%1.2%1.0%2.7%
Congregations3.7%7.4%3.7%3.7%18.5%
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
Hubbard County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Hubbard County:

9.59 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

11.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Hubbard County:

27.0%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$700
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,660
Totals for Government 0$0 8$2,360

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,000 ($71.43)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($62.50)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($26.79)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($17.86)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($8.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($705.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($89.29)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($8.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($17.86)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $70,000 ($625.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $69,000 ($616.07)
    General Support: $10,000 ($89.29)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($71.43)
    NEC: $6,000 ($53.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $68,000 ($607.14)

7.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Beltrami County, MN  0.82% ($34,508 average AGI)
from Cass County, MN  0.49% ($28,371)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.45% ($54,250)


7.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
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 Beltrami County, MN  0.88% ($26,984 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.46% ($30,879)
to Becker County, MN  0.43% ($33,161)

Strongest AM radio stations in Laporte:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKBJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING)
  • KAKK (1570 AM; 1 kW; WALKER, MN)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • KBUN (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: PAUL BUNYAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laporte:

  • KKZY (95.5 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: BG BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBHP (101.1 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: PAUL BUNYAN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLLZ-FM (99.1 FM; WALKER, MN; Owner: BG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBLB (93.3 FM; NISSWA, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKK (97.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DELAHUNT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXKK (92.5 FM; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: BERNADINE A. SCHUMACHER)
  • KCRB-FM (88.5 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KNBJ (91.3 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WBJI (98.3 FM; BLACKDUCK, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKBJ-FM (103.7 FM; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQKK (101.9 FM; WALKER, MN; Owner: CAROL J. DELAHUNT)

TV broadcast stations around Laporte:

  • K65DT (Channel 65; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORPORATION)
  • K67BZ (Channel 67; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORP.)
  • K69CP (Channel 69; WALKER, MN; Owner: LEECH LAKE TV CORP.)
  • KCCW-TV (Channel 12; WALKER, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KAWE (Channel 9; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MINNESOTA PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K32FY (Channel 32; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K05IV (Channel 5; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K28DD (Channel 28; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K30DK (Channel 30; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFTC (Channel 26; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K49CU (Channel 49; WALKER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)

Laporte fatal accident list:

Sep 28, 1996 05:05 PM, 200, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Jul 17, 1976 01:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 3, 1975 00:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Laporte)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Laporte)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2567E , Serial Number: 7AC-6150, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Keith Leitch, 12037 County 95, Laporte, MN 56461
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38434 , Serial Number: 28-7790553, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Clayton Gladen, 23778 420th St, Laporte, MN 56461
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7742T , Serial Number: 47342, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Keith L Leitch, 12037 County 95, Laporte, MN 56461
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7791W , Serial Number: 28-1801, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Lowell Raddatz, 39946 Us 71, Laporte, MN 56461
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8554D , Serial Number: 22-5786, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Harold E Cotant, 37358 County 39, Laporte, MN 56461


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

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