Long Beach, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 412 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +52.0%
Males: 204  (49.5%)
Females: 208  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  56.2 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 56334.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $69,882 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Long Beach:

$69,882
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $43,873 (it was $30,207 in 2000)

Long Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $263,229 (it was $117,900 in 2000)
Long Beach:

$263,229
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $270,050; Detached houses: $281,843; Townhouses or other attached units: $265,787; Mobile homes: $95,205

Median gross rent in 2016: $966.

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  • Races in Long Beach, MN (2010)

    Long Beach races chart
    • 33098.5%White alone
    • 30.9%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Long Beach: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (43.7%), German (22.8%), Irish (5.7%), American (3.2%), Danish (2.5%), Yugoslavian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1140 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 274 people per square mile   (very low).

Long Beach,MN real estate house value index trend

Long Beach, Minnesota map

For population 25 years and over in Long Beach:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Long Beach city:

  • Never married: 8.9%
  • Now married: 79.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Minnesota:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,701 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,510 (1.0%)

Long Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (61.2 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (115.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (468.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Glenwood, MN (1.5 miles ), Starbuck, MN (2.3 miles ), Lowry, MN (2.4 miles ), Villard, MN (3.0 miles ), Sedan, MN (3.2 miles) , Forada, MN (3.2 miles) , Farwell, MN (3.4 miles) , Westport, MN (3.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $194,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.65 N, Longitude: 95.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 320

Long Beach household income distribution Long Beach home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.4%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+38.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Long Beach, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Long Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1964, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the Long Beach city center injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 tornado 31.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Long Beach-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 86% 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 29.6 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 41.8 miles away from Long Beach center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 218.6 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 69.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 263.0 miles away from Long Beach center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 196.9 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 Pope County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Long Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Long Beach:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - GLENWOOD LAKEVIEW (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GLENWOOD, MN)
  • LAKEVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GLENWOOD, MN)
  • GLACIAL RIDGE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 2 miles away; GLENWOOD, MN)
  • GLENWOOD VILLAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GLENWOOD, MN)
  • MINNEWASKA COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STARBUCK, MN)
  • MINNEWASKA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; STARBUCK, MN)
  • CENTRACARE KIDNEY PROG AT DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSP (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; ALEXANDRIA, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Long Beach:

  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 16 miles; Alexandria, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,324)
  • Ridgewater College (about 40 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 55 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 55 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 59 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 60 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 61 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)

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Notable locations in Long Beach: Minnewaska Golf Course (A), Woodlawn Resort and Campground (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Chief White Bear Grave (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Long Beach include: Indian Mounds Park (1), Glenwood Region Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pope 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 2001 was 34.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 7.10. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.10
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.7%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Minnesota average:

10.7

Long Beach travel time to work - commute Long Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Long Beach city (based on Pope County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,17214
Catholic1,3393
Evangelical Protestant97810
Other21
None3,504-
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: 5
Pope County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Pope County:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

11.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Pope County:

27.2%
Minnesota:

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

11.9%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Long Beach:

52.7%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.9%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Long Beach:

28.8
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Long Beach:

22.5%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

5.8%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Long Beach:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.8%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Long Beach:

56.8%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Long Beach:

72.5%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Long Beach, MN Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$493
Totals for Government 0$0 5$493

Long Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $13,000 ($31.55)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($31.55)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($19.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($12.14)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($7.28)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($4.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($2.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($9.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($7.28)

Long Beach government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $70,000 ($169.90)
    General Revenue, NEC: $50,000 ($121.36)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($9.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($2.43)
  • Tax - Property: $39,000 ($94.66)
    NEC: $13,000 ($31.55)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($9.71)

Long Beach government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $100,000 ($242.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $100,000 ($242.72)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $84,000 ($203.88)

5.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,959 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
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 Douglas County, MN  1.42% ($31,662 average AGI)
from Stearns County, MN  0.50% ($35,261)
from Stevens County, MN  0.35% ($28,500)


6.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,836 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
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 Douglas County, MN  1.69% ($26,231 average AGI)
to Stearns County, MN  0.46% ($29,524)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.39% ($48,444)

Strongest AM radio stations in Long Beach:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXRA (1490 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KMRS (1230 AM; 1 kW; MORRIS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Long Beach:

  • KMGK (107.1 FM; GLENWOOD, MN; Owner: BRANSTOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVY-FM (97.3 FM; STARBUCK, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXRA-FM (92.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEX, INC.)
  • KLFN (106.5 FM; SUNBURG, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXRZ (99.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: PARADIS BROADCASTING OF ALEXANDRIA, INC.)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KBHL (103.9 FM; OSAKIS, MN; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOK-FM (95.7 FM; MORRIS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSCR-FM (93.5 FM; BENSON, MN; Owner: QUEST BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Long Beach:

  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K21AK (Channel 21; APPLETON, MN; Owner: TELEVIEW SYSTEMS OF MINNESOTA, INC.)
  • K36AA (Channel 36; ALEXANDRIA, ETC., MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K16CO (Channel 16; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K18DG (Channel 18; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K26CL (Channel 26; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K32EB (Channel 32; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K48DV (Channel 48; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K50DB (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K52DZ (Channel 52; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K55ID (Channel 55; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K58DS (Channel 58; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K60EJ (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K65HD (Channel 65; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K67HI (Channel 67; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: SELECTIVE TV, INC.)
  • K64BG (Channel 64; STARBUCK, ETC., MN; Owner: STARBUCK AREA DEVELOPMENT CORP.)
  • K66BA (Channel 66; STARBUCK, ETC., MN; Owner: STARBUCK AREA.DEVELOPMENT CORP.)
  • K68BP (Channel 68; STARBUCK & POPE CTY., MN; Owner: STARBUCK AREA DEVELOPMENT CORP.)

Long Beach fatal accident list:

Feb 20, 2012 03:32 PM, Sr-28, Lat: 45.65595, Lon: -95.41112, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 23, 2009 08:00 AM, Sr-28 0300000028, North Ridge Dr, Lat: 45.62792, Lon: -95.44788, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 25Total average daily traffic
  • 25Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (2%)

Long Beach 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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