Minto, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 607 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.6%
 
Males: 283  (46.7%)
Females: 324  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  42.9 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58261.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,991 (it was $34,643 in 2000)
Minto:

$47,991
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,351 (it was $18,011 in 2000)

Minto city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,214 (it was $51,800 in 2000)
Minto:

$88,214
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $80,696; Detached houses: $96,945; Mobile homes: $20,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $435.

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Minto races chart
  • White alone - 505 (83.6%)
  • Hispanic - 95 (15.7%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Minto: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (15.6%), German (14.2%), United States (9.3%), Norwegian (7.6%), Czech (7.1%), Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 1.43 square miles.

Population density: 424 people per square mile   (low).

Minto,ND real estate house value index trend

Minto, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Minto:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minto city:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 71.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

18 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.5%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,136 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,216 (1.6%)

Minto satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (101.7 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (301.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (649.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ardoch, ND (2.5 miles) , Forest River, ND (2.6 miles) , Grafton, ND (3.0 miles ), Oslo, MN (3.6 miles ), Nash, ND (3.7 miles) , Conway, ND (3.8 miles) , Gilby, ND (3.9 miles ), Auburn, ND (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $45,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 48.29 N, Longitude: 97.37 W

Area code: 701

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

5.5%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +101 (+18.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Minto, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Minto-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Minto city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 tornado 41.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Minto-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 82% 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 192.0 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 682.5 miles away from Minto 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 188.1 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 298.4 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 174.9 miles away from Minto center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 495.8 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 Walsh County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 27, Storms: 15, Snows: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Minto topographic map

Birthplace of: Lisa K. Fair McEvers - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Minto:

  • REM ND INC-MANVEL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GRAFTON, ND)
  • UNITY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; GRAFTON, ND)
  • FRIENDSHIP-412 (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GRAFTON, ND)
  • REM ND INC-SUMMIT (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GRAFTON, ND)
  • STATE DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GRAFTON, ND)
  • LUTHERAN SUNSET HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GRAFTON, ND)

Airports located in Minto:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minto:

  • University of North Dakota (about 30 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 57 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 101 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 103 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 104 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bemidji State University (about 129 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 144 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public high school in Minto:

Public elementary/middle school in Minto:

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Notable location: Minto Fire Protection District Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Minto Cemetery (1), Saint Patrick Cemetery (2), Sacred Heart Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Walsh County Historical Museum (323 3rd Street).

Walsh 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 Minto that have no violations reported:

  • MINTO CITY OF (Population served: 604, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.4%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 48.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.8%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Minto compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Minto (2011 data):

  • KodaBank: Bank Of Minto Branch at 521 2nd Street, branch established on 1881/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/31: Bank assets: $87.5 mil, Deposits: $76.6 mil, headquarters in Drayton, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Drayton Bancor, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Other fuel (7%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Minto city (based on Walsh County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 93.07%
Here: 93.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Association of Free Lutheran CongregationsLutheran Church
Adherents45.9%39.7%3.3%3.2%2.1%
Congregations26.1%30.4%10.9%8.7%2.2%
NameUnited Methodist Church Mennonite Church of God in ChristAssemblies of GodHutterian BrethrenOther
Adherents1.7%1.0%1.0%0.9%1.2%
Congregations6.5%2.2%2.2%2.2%8.7%
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: 6
Walsh County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Walsh County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Walsh County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

14.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Walsh County:

28.4%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
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 0$0 1$2,547
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$392
Water Supply 1$3,355$40,2600$0
Totals for Government 1$3,355$40,2606$2,939

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.16% ($30,340 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.46% ($26,048)
from Pembina County, ND  0.35% ($29,000)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

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  1.62% ($32,387 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.84% ($37,769)
to Pembina County, ND  0.35% ($26,875)

Strongest AM radio stations in Minto:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXPO (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KUND (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKXL (1440 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minto:

  • KAUJ (100.9 FM; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • KYTZ (106.7 FM; WALHALLA, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAOC (105.1 FM; CAVALIER, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJKJ (107.5 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Minto:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KNRR (Channel 12; PEMBINA, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K58BP (Channel 58; GLASSTON, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $291,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,635
Total average daily truck traffic: 708
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 5,635

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Fire Dept (Lat: 48.457778 Lon: -97.375361), Call Sign: KNCX752
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.295 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2012, Expiration Date: 01/12/2022
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • City Water Tower On Main St (Lat: 48.290833 Lon: -97.371472), Call Sign: KNDU969
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/1997, Expiration Date: 12/15/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2003
    Registrant: Minto Flying Service Inc, Minto, ND 58261, Phone: (701) 248-3224
  • Lat: 48.293333 Lon: -97.369444, Call Sign: WQNA371
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 451.337 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 11/23/2020, Certifier: Jeff Blaskowski
    Registrant: D & D Communications, Inc., 13444 L Street, Omaha, NE 68137, Phone: (402) 895-6100, Fax: (402) 895-6260, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0BMS
    Grant Date: 12/02/1994, Expiration Date: 12/02/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2006
    Registrant: Clement B Houdek, 341 Gillespie Ave, Minto, ND 58261-0196
  • Call Sign: N0QLQ, Licensee ID: L00214867
    Grant Date: 10/21/2011, Expiration Date: 01/07/2022
    Registrant: Mark A Davis, 228 2nd Street, Minto, ND 58261


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Minto)
Most common first names in Minto, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Frank1980.6 years
John1077.1 years
Mary978.8 years
William774.8 years
Stanley780.0 years
Harry574.0 years
Frances584.2 years
Amelia578.2 years
Joseph575.4 years
Walter576.4 years
Most common last names in Minto, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lizakowski1875.9 years
Wysocki1084.4 years
Slominski1078.2 years
Kosmatka978.0 years
Stoltman874.7 years
Gerszewski771.3 years
Schanilec774.9 years
Babinski678.2 years
Narlock676.7 years
Langowski580.4 years
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