Strathcona, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 42 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +44.8%
Males: 20  (48.5%)
Females: 22  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

56.4 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 56759

Estimated median household income in 2019: $82,163 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Strathcona:

$82,163
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,968 (it was $12,670 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $79,883 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Strathcona:

$79,883
MN:

$246,700
March 2019 cost of living index in Strathcona: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%

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  • Races in Strathcona, MN (2019)
    • 3297.0%White alone
    • 13.0%Black alone
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Ancestries: Norwegian (36.4%), African (9.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1124 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 86 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Strathcona city:

0.9% ($200)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($1,297)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (120.1 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (283.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (621.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Middle River, MN (2.9 miles ),
Greenbush, MN (3.2 miles ),
Strandquist, MN (3.7 miles),
Newfolden, MN (3.9 miles ),
Karlstad, MN (4.0 miles ),
Badger, MN (4.1 miles ),
Holt, MN (4.3 miles),
Halma, MN (4.6 miles)

Latitude: 48.55 N, Longitude: 96.17 W

Area code: 218

Distribution of median household income in Strathcona, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Strathcona, MN in 2019

Strathcona satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
Minnesota:

3.9%

Average climate in Strathcona, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Strathcona-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1997, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Strathcona city center injured one person and caused $250,000 in damages.

On 8/5/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 45.1 miles away from the city center caused $20 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Strathcona-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 38% 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 199.6 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 199.3 miles away from Strathcona center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 740.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 337.6 miles away from Strathcona 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 194.1 miles away from Strathcona center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 175.6 miles away from Strathcona center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Roseau County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 20, Storms: 9, Heavy Rains: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Strathcona:

  • GREENBUSH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GREENBUSH, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Strathcona:

  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 30 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,717)
  • University of North Dakota (about 61 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Bemidji State University (about 96 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 119 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 120 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 121 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 157 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Strathcona Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Strathcona: Assumption Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Roseau County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Strathcona:

Marital status in Strathcona, MN
  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 72.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Strathcona:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Strathcona, MN (based on Roseau County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,82013
Catholic2,1006
Evangelical Protestant1,98725
Other2221
None7,500-
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: 8
Here:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Roseau County:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

10.07 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.5%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Roseau County:

13.5%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
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$176
Totals for Government 0$0 6$176

Strathcona government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,000 ($119.05)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($95.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($71.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($47.62)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($23.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($23.81)

Strathcona government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($71.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($119.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($142.86)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($47.62)

3.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,948 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.92%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lake of the Woods County, MN  0.37% ($42,000 average AGI)


4.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Pennington County, MN  0.35% ($31,522 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Strathcona:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAQ (1460 AM; 3 kW; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KTRF (1230 AM; 1 kW; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRWB (1410 AM; 1 kW; ROSEAU, MN; Owner: BORDER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Strathcona:

  • KSNR (100.3 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Strathcona:

  • K42CU (Channel 42; ROSEAU, MN; Owner: ROSEAU COUNTY)
  • K46BV (Channel 46; ROSEAU, MN; Owner: ROSEAU COUNTY)
  • K48CQ (Channel 48; ROSEAU, MN; Owner: ROSEAU COUNTY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.5mTotal length
  • 1,566Total average daily traffic
  • 170Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,516Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Gina Cacciatore, 17485 County Road 6 (Lat: 48.571694 Lon: -96.159500), Type: 94.1, Structure height: 27135 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Rural Cellular Corporation, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 17485 County Road 6 (Lat: 48.571694 Lon: -96.159500), Type: 94.1, Structure height: 27135 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Licensee ID: C, Registrant: Rural Cellular Corporation, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 17485 County Road 6 (Lat: 48.571694 Lon: -96.159500), Type: 94.1, Structure height: 27135 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Licensee ID: C, Registrant: Rural Cellular Corporation, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 17485 County Road 6 (Lat: 48.571694 Lon: -96.159500), Type: 94.1, Structure height: 27135 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Rural Cellular Corporation, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: HINTON ROY OSPREY-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320 (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 345HH, N345HH, N-345HH, Serial Number: 1271, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 06/24/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 12/31/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Delray E Beito, 26459 County Road 108, Strathcona, MN 56759
  • Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55 (T42A) (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6849Q, N6849Q, N-6849Q, Serial Number: TC-667, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 05/29/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 01/02/2019
    Registrant (LLC): E H L Aviation LLC, 25570 County Road 8, Strathcona, MN 56759

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Strathcona, MN
  • 61.5%Wood
  • 23.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.7%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Strathcona compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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