Sunburg, Minnesota

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Population in 2013: 100 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 42  (42.4%)
Females: 58  (57.6%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip code: 56289

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,550 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Sunburg:

$53,550
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,011 (it was $11,654 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $41,318 (it was $33,000 in 2000)
Sunburg:

$41,318
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $70,347; Detached houses: $70,347

Median gross rent in 2012: $442.

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  • White alone - 99 (99.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sunburg: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (48.1%), German (13.5%), French (6.0%), Swedish (5.3%), Dutch (3.8%), English (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 207 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sunburg:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunburg city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 1.2%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.0%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $783 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $675 (1.9%)

Sunburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (53.8 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (99.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (449.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Murdock, MN (3.4 miles ), Kerkhoven, MN (3.4 miles ), Brooten, MN (3.5 miles ), De Graff, MN (3.5 miles) , Belgrade, MN (3.7 miles ), Pennock, MN (3.8 miles ), New London, MN (3.8 miles ), Sedan, MN (4.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $30,000

Latitude: 45.35 N, Longitude: 95.24 W

Area code: 320

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

4.0%
Minnesota:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-6.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (26%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (18%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Construction laborers (9%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Art and design workers (14%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)

Average climate in Sunburg, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sunburg, Minnesota average temperatures Sunburg, Minnesota average precipitation Sunburg, Minnesota humidity Sunburg, Minnesota wind speed Sunburg, Minnesota snowfall Sunburg, Minnesota sunshine Sunburg, Minnesota clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Sunburg-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/25/2000, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.4 miles away from the Sunburg city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused $20 million in damages.

On 7/11/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people.

Earthquake activity:

Sunburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 87% 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 44.7 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 55.8 miles away from Sunburg center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 219.2 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 84.3 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 254.6 miles away from Sunburg center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 26.8 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 Kandiyohi County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 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 and medical centers near Sunburg:

  • BELGRADE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BELGRADE, MN)
  • LAKE REGION HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; NEW LONDON, MN)
  • BENEDICTINE LIVING COMMUNITY OF NEW LONDON (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; NEW LONDON, MN)
  • QUALITY QUEST HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; WILLMAR, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunburg:

  • Ridgewater College (about 17 miles; Willmar, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,288)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 37 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 41 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 47 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 53 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 55 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 55 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)

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Notable location: Sunburg Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sunburg include: Hope Lutheran Church (A), Sunburg Community Bible Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kandiyohi 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 55.3. This is better than average.

City:

55.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 37.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.0
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.1%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.2%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Sunburg compared to Minnesota state average:

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

Banks with branches in Sunburg (2011 data):

  • Lake Region Bank: Detached Facility at 49 Front Street, branch established on 1977/09/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $101.0 mil, Deposits: $85.6 mil, headquarters in New London, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Kandi Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Electricity (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sunburg city (based on Kandiyohi County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.92%
Here: 76.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents49.6%17.9%5.4%4.5%4.0%
Congregations34.8%5.8%5.8%4.3%4.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of God The Evangelical Covenant ChurchBaptist General ConferenceOther
Adherents3.7%2.9%2.9%1.9%7.2%
Congregations7.2%2.9%4.3%2.9%27.5%
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: 8
Kandiyohi County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Kandiyohi County:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Here:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Kandiyohi County:

27.3%
Minnesota:

25.9%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,100
Sewerage 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,300

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

  • Current Operations - Health Services - Other: $29,000 ($290.00)
    Fire Protection: $23,000 ($230.00)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($160.00)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($90.00)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($90.00)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($50.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($30.00)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($30.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($10.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($80.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $18,000 ($180.00)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($100.00)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($50.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $46,000 ($460.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $45,000 ($450.00)
    Sewerage: $44,000 ($440.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,252,000 ($12520.00)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($70.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $19,000 ($190.00)
    All Other: $6,000 ($60.00)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($240.00)

Sunburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $185,000 ($1850.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $182,000 ($1820.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($30.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,269,000 ($12690.00)

4.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,968 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.64%
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 Stearns County, MN  0.41% ($35,957 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.39% ($37,015)
from Renville County, MN  0.28% ($33,064)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
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 Hennepin County, MN  0.65% ($34,028 average AGI)
to Stearns County, MN  0.53% ($29,278)
to Chippewa County, MN  0.26% ($29,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sunburg:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KWLM (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KBMO (1290 AM; 1 kW; BENSON, MN; Owner: QUEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KDJS (1590 AM; 1 kW; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KASM (1150 AM; 2 kW; ALBANY, MN; Owner: STARCOM, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sunburg:

  • KLFN (106.5 FM; SUNBURG, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KQIC (102.5 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: LAKELAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIKV-FM (100.7 FM; SAUK CENTRE, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KULO (94.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: BDI BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KRVY-FM (97.3 FM; STARBUCK, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRSU (91.3 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KSCR-FM (93.5 FM; BENSON, MN; Owner: QUEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNCM (88.5 FM; APPLETON, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KSJR-FM (90.1 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KDJS-FM (95.3 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K240CU (95.9 FM; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)
  • KNSR (88.9 FM; COLLEGEVILLE, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KOLV (100.1 FM; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: BOLD RADIO, INC.)
  • KMGK (107.1 FM; GLENWOOD, MN; Owner: BRANSTOCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sunburg:

  • KCCO-TV (Channel 7; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSAX (Channel 42; ALEXANDRIA, MN; Owner: KSAX-TV, INC.)
  • K17FA (Channel 17; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K39FE (Channel 39; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K52GK (Channel 52; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K14LF (Channel 14; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K54GG (Channel 54; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K20GD (Channel 20; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: UHF TV, INC.)
  • K27CK (Channel 27; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: WILLMAR ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH)
  • K30FZ (Channel 30; WILLMAR, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWCM-TV (Channel 10; APPLETON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Sunburg, Northeast Of (Lat: 45.370444 Lon: -95.141278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WQBM638
    Assigned Frequencies: 942.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/05/2004, Expiration Date: 11/05/2014, Certifier: Leonard J Koehnen Pe
    Registrant: Consulting Engineer, 9348 Jonathan Road, Woodbury, MN 55125, Phone: (651) 739-1614, Fax: (651) 714-5868, Email:
  • Sunburg, Lat: 45.370444 Lon: -95.141278, Type: Tower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WQKH680
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2009, Expiration Date: 05/22/2019, Certifier: Greg F Radtke Mr.
    Registrant: Dickstein Shapiro LLP, 1825 Eye St., Nw, Washington, DC 20006-5403, Phone: (202) 420-3042, Fax: (202) 420-2201, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W0AB, Previous Call Sign: WB0VYC, Licensee ID: L00980896
    Grant Date: 04/06/2007, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016, Certifier: Gary G Erickson
    Registrant: Gary G Erickson, Norway Lake 21150 62nd St Nw, Sunburg, MN 56289-9210
  • Call Sign: W0MV, Previous Call Sign: KC0BFL, Licensee ID: L00980896
    Grant Date: 11/09/2007, Expiration Date: 11/09/2017
    Registrant: Kline Bower Memorial Wireless Association, Norway Lake, 21150 - 62nd St. Nw, Sunburg, MN 56289-9210

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1943N , Serial Number: 12183, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Vernon G Johnson, 22330 125th St Nw, Sunburg, MN 56289
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11BC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4069E , Serial Number: 11BC-157, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Partnership): Orrin Olson, , Sunburg, MN 56289, Other Owners: Clinton Welte

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Sunburg

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