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Population in 2012: 68 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 

Males: 22  (33.0%)
Females: 46  (67.0%)

Median resident age:  51.8 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 56477

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,804 (it was $30,313 in 2000)
Nimrod:

$35,804
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,600

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,226 (it was $35,800 in 2000)
Nimrod:

$87,226
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $82,361; Detached houses: $86,472; Mobile homes: $10,418

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Nimrod: 86.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.5%), Norwegian (18.3%), French (10.8%), Swedish (10.8%), Irish (7.5%), United States (7.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1330 feet

Land area: 0.93 square miles.

Population density: 73 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Nimrod:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nimrod city:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $840 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $650 (0.7%)

Nimrod satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (82.0 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (139.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (486.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sebeka, MN (3.2 miles ), Menahga, MN (3.6 miles ), Verndale, MN (4.2 miles ), Aldrich, MN (4.3 miles) , Wadena, MN (4.3 miles ), Staples, MN (4.4 miles ), Bluffton, MN (4.5 miles ), Park Rapids, MN (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $16,500
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 46.64 N, Longitude: 94.88 W

Area code: 218

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+15.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (44%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Nimrod-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.2 miles away from the Nimrod city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/6/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Nimrod-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 99% 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 87.1 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 95.0 miles away from Nimrod center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wadena County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Dick Stigman - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Nimrod:

  • CARING HANDS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SEBEKA, MN)
  • GREEN PINE ACRES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MENAHGA, MN)

Amtrak station near Nimrod:

  • 20 miles: STAPLES (1ST AVE. N & 4TH ST. NE) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nimrod:

  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 38 miles; Brainerd, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,341)
  • Bemidji State University (about 59 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 3,658)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 79 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • Saint Cloud Technical College (about 81 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Rasmussen College-St Cloud (about 82 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 2,762)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 83 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,908)

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Wadena 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: 15.0%

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.9%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Nimrod compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age 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


Nimrod travel time to work - commute


Nimrod mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Nimrod city (based on Wadena County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.30%
Here65.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian and Missionary Alliance
Adherents29.8%22.8%19.5%7.4%5.8%
Congregations11.1%11.1%16.7%13.9%11.1%
NameAssemblies of GodAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsUnited Church of ChristSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents4.9%2.6%2.3%1.7%3.1%
Congregations8.3%5.6%5.6%2.8%13.9%
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
Here:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

8.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Wadena County:

11.24 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.7%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.0%
State:

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

11.6%
Minnesota:

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

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

  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $9,000 ($132.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($73.53)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($29.41)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($14.71)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($14.71)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($14.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($132.35)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($14.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($44.12)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($102.94)
    NEC: $2,000 ($29.41)

6.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($19,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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 Todd County, MN  0.80% ($17,650 average AGI)
from Hubbard County, MN  0.58% ($28,034)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.54% ($32,630)


8.25% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,175 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.25%
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 Otter Tail County, MN  1.14% ($29,207 average AGI)
to Todd County, MN  0.67% ($20,853)
to Hubbard County, MN  0.53% ($29,963)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nimrod:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WWWI (1270 AM; 5 kW; BAXTER, MN; Owner: TOWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KLIZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY. LLC)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWAD (920 AM; 1 kW; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KLTF (960 AM; 5 kW; LITTLE FALLS, MN; Owner: KLTF/KFML, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNSP (1430 AM; 1 kW; STAPLES, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nimrod:

  • KKWS (105.9 FM; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • KSKK (94.7 FM; STAPLES, MN; Owner: NORMIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC.)
  • WJJY-FM (106.7 FM; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: BL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIG (102.7 FM; PEQUOT LAKES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC.)
  • KLKS (104.3 FM; BREEZY POINT, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Nimrod:

  • K32FY (Channel 32; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCW-TV (Channel 12; WALKER, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K17FE (Channel 17; WADENA, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAWB (Channel 22; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: NORTHERN MN PUBLIC TELEVISION INC.)
  • K05IV (Channel 5; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K63DX (Channel 63; WADENA, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K54AT (Channel 54; BRAINERD, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K49CU (Channel 49; WALKER, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)

Nimrod fatal accident list:

Aug 2, 2000 01:15 AM, 12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 10, 1975 07:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $907,000
Total average daily traffic: 710
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 690


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Dean L Polkow, 3 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 46.599722 Lon: -94.901111), Type: 182.9, Overall height: 182.9 m
    Registrant: 3207622000, , 3905 DAKOTA ST., SW
  • Scott Donlea, 3 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 46.599722 Lon: -94.901111), Type: 182.9, Overall height: 182.9 m
    Registrant: 3207622000, , 3905 DAKOTA ST., SW
  • Dennis F Begley, South Of Nimrod City (Lat: 46.599639 Lon: -94.901306), Type: 184.0, Overall height: 184 m
    Registrant: 2026595700, Rbmfcclaw@aol.Com, 2175 K ST. NW
  • Philip S Follett, Approximately 1.1 Km West Of State Hwy 64 And 0.4 Km South Of County Road 20 (Lat: 46.676639 Lon: -94.717222), Type: 278.9, Overall height: 278 m
    Registrant: 8004425483, Phil@lifetalk.Net, 350 DAWSON ST.
  • Louis H Buron, South Of Nimrod City (Lat: 46.599639 Lon: -94.901306), Type: 184.0, Overall height: 184 m
    Registrant: 2184441500
  • Louis H Buron, South Of Nimrod City (Lat: 46.599639 Lon: -94.901306), Type: 184.0, Overall height: 184 m
    Registrant: 2029657880, Jking@gsblaw.Com, 1000 POTOMAC STREET NW, FIFTH FLOOR

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Forestry Hdqtrs 1 Mi Ne (Lat: 46.601361 Lon: -94.870306), Type: Building, Structure height: 27 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: KAG427
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 01/10/2021, Certifier: Joseph G Dobesh Iii
    Registrant: Electronic Communications, 1500 W County Rd B2, Ms730, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7970, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • NIMROD, 1.5 Mi N Of Nimrod On County Hwy 14 (Lat: 46.659667 Lon: -94.878889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WAZ502
    Assigned Frequencies: 5994.62 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2012, Expiration Date: 03/26/2022
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3 Miles S.W. Of (Lat: 46.599944 Lon: -94.901111), Call Sign: KNKK647
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2008, Certifier: Elizabeth L Kohler
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, Chtd., 1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite 1500, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8661, Email:


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