North Branch, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 10,767 (66% urban, 34% rural).
Population change since 2000: +34.2%
Males: 5,117  (47.5%)
Females: 5,650  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 55056.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $83,506 (it was $50,294 in 2000)
North Branch:

$83,506
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,726 (it was $20,875 in 2000)

North Branch city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $210,890 (it was $122,400 in 2000)
North Branch:

$210,890
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $218,645; detached houses: $228,993; townhouses or other attached units: $148,607; mobile homes: $50,948

Median gross rent in 2019: $901.

March 2019 cost of living index in North Branch: 110.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.9%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.6% for Black residents, 7.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in North Branch, MN (2019)
    • 9,77792.3%White alone
    • 3173.0%Hispanic
    • 2011.9%Asian alone
    • 1361.3%Two or more races
    • 500.5%Black alone
    • 270.3%American Indian alone
    • 90.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in North Branch, Minnesota as of May 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in North Branch is 10,285 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in North Branch by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
(10.0)
1
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
2
(19.3)
3
(28.5)
1
(9.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
1
(9.3)
1
(9.3)
1
(9.8)
2
(19.6)
1
(10.0)
1
(9.9)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(97.1)
7
(64.3)
6
(56.0)
2
(18.7)
5
(46.6)
6
(58.8)
16
(156.9)
11
(110.4)
6
(59.5)
7
(68.8)
6
(58.6)
16
(154.6)
9
(85.6)
12
(112.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(349.4)
27
(248.0)
33
(308.0)
30
(280.2)
33
(307.5)
25
(245.0)
35
(343.3)
47
(471.6)
53
(526.0)
30
(295.0)
25
(244.3)
38
(367.2)
25
(237.8)
29
(272.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
332
(3,223)
248
(2,278)
292
(2,726)
314
(2,933)
291
(2,712)
249
(2,440)
271
(2,658)
282
(2,830)
213
(2,114)
208
(2,046)
159
(1,554)
179
(1,730)
211
(2,007)
135
(1,269)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(116.5)
12
(110.2)
14
(130.7)
8
(74.7)
8
(74.5)
8
(78.4)
25
(245.2)
10
(100.3)
6
(59.5)
14
(137.7)
12
(117.3)
7
(67.6)
10
(95.1)
10
(94.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.2)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
11
(107.9)
4
(40.1)
1
(9.9)
2
(19.7)
1
(9.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index219.0159.6184.9179.4177.9167.1238.2187.3149.0130.2108.2152.5144.5110.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in North Branch, MN

Crime rate in North Branch detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (24.6%), Swedish (12.8%), American (9.3%), Norwegian (7.4%), European (4.2%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1881

Elevation: 896 feet

Land area: 35.7 square miles.

Population density: 302 people per square mile   (very low).

North Branch, Minnesota map

131 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,863 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,345 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coon Rapids, MN (28.4 miles , pop. 61,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (39.1 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (367.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Harris, MN (2.4 miles ),
Stacy, MN (2.8 miles ),
Martin Lake, MN (3.3 miles ),
Lindstrom, MN (3.3 miles ),
Chisago City, MN (3.3 miles ),
Center City, MN (3.4 miles ),
Rush City, MN (3.5 miles ),
Wyoming, MN (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 45.51 N, Longitude: 92.98 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,548 (-14.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,316 (23.2%)

Area code: 651

Distribution of median household income in North Branch, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in North Branch, MN in 2019
North Branch satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 99 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 1998: 146 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 1999: 183 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2000: 184 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2001: 156 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2002: 156 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2003: 147 buildings, average cost: $193,200
  • 2004: 95 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2005: 90 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2014: 34 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2015: 32 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2016: 49 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2017: 42 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2018: 73 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2019: 49 buildings, average cost: $170,500
Number of permits per 10,000 North Branch, MN residents
Average permit cost in North Branch, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +3,729 (+86.8%).
Most common industries in North Branch, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Truck transportation (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Machinery (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in North Branch, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in North Branch, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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North Branch, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

North Branch-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the North Branch city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Branch-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 58% 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 148.5 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 160.7 miles away from North Branch center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 327.6 miles away from North Branch 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 188.7 miles away from North Branch center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 136.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 141.6 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 Chisago County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Branch topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in North Branch:

  • CHISAGO CO PUBLIC HEALTH DEPT (6133 402ND STREET)
  • ECUMEN NORTH BRANCH (5379 -383RD STREET)
  • GREEN ACRES CO NURS HOME

Airports located in North Branch:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Branch:

  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 30 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; Full-time enrollment: 5,918)
  • Century College (about 33 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Bethel University (about 33 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 34 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • University of Northwestern-St Paul (about 35 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,680)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 36 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 39 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)

Public high schools in North Branch:

  • NORTH BRANCH LAB SCHOOL ALC (Location: 38705 GRAND AVE, Grades: 7-12)
  • NORTH BRANCH SENIOR HIGH (Location: 38175 GRAND AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM (Location: 38705 GRAND AVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • BROOKER LEARNING CENTER (Location: 38432 LINCOLN TR, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in North Branch:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in North Branch: North Branch Golf Course (A), North Branch (B), North Branch Area Library (C), North Branch Police Department (D), North Branch City Hall (E), North Branch Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in North Branch include: Living Branch Lutheran Church (A), Faith Community Fellowship (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Abundant Life Church (D), Saint Gregory's Catholic Church (E), United Methodist Church (F), Trinity Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Green Acres Cemetery (1), Trinity Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Mud Lake (A), Chain Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in North Branch include: Tower Park (1), Northwoods Park (2), Riverwalk Park (3), Central Park (4), Harder Park (5), Checkerboard County Park (6), Spring Hill Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Lexington Inn & Suites (6010 Main Street) (1), AmericInn Lodge & Suites North Branch (38675 14th Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Lee Quillen - Baseball player, Maynard W. Tollberg - Navy Navy Cross recipient, Stephanie Cholensky - Politician.

Chisago County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in North Branch that have no violations reported:

  • SCHATZIS 4 SEASONS RESORT CAMPGROUND (Serves WI, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SCHATZIS 4 SEASONS RESORT RESTAURANT (Serves WI, Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.9%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.9%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in North Branch in 2010:

  • 79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in North Branch in 2000:

  • 5 people in nursing homes
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in North Branch (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: North Branch County Market Branch at 5418 Saint Croix Trail, branch established on 2009/05/04. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Associated Bank, National Association: North Branch Branch at 38860 10th Avenue, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • Peoples National Bank of Mora: North Branch at 5481 St. Croix Trail, branch established on 2008/11/21. Info updated 2009/09/04: Bank assets: $156.9 mil, Deposits: $136.3 mil, headquarters in Mora, MN, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bankshares, Inc.
  • Stearns Bank National Association: North Branch Office at 38877 10th Avenue, branch established on 2006/09/05. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $1,174.7 mil, Deposits: $854.9 mil, headquarters in Saint Cloud, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Stearns Financial Services, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan

For population 15 years and over in North Branch:

Marital status in North Branch, MN
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in North Branch:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - North Branch
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for North Branch, MN (based on Chisago County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,77116
Evangelical Protestant7,02830
Catholic6,0894
Other4722
Orthodox552
None30,472-
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: 6
Here:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
This county:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Chisago County:

5.01 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

6.2%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.7%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.0%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.6%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.1%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.8%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
North Branch:

9.6%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
North Branch:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
North Branch:

35.1%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.2%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
North Branch:

80.1%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Branch, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$71,145$77,6130$0
Other Government Administration 10$23,438$28,1261$305
Other and Unallocable 10$61,637$73,9646$2,675
Streets and Highways 5$31,352$75,2452$375
Financial Administration 3$19,583$78,3320$0
Sewerage 2$12,471$74,8260$0
Police - Other 2$7,520$45,1200$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,923$71,0760$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$7,506$90,0720$0
Totals for Government 45$240,575$64,1539$3,355

North Branch government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $514,000 ($47.74)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,054,000 ($376.52)
    Liquor Stores: $2,671,000 ($248.07)
    Police Protection: $1,791,000 ($166.34)
    Water Utilities: $1,791,000 ($166.34)
    General - Other: $1,457,000 ($135.32)
    Sewerage: $1,411,000 ($131.05)
    Regular Highways: $1,335,000 ($123.99)
    Financial Administration: $511,000 ($47.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $355,000 ($32.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $246,000 ($22.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $150,000 ($13.93)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($1.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,501,000 ($139.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $699,000 ($64.92)
    Liquor Stores: $81,000 ($7.52)
    Electric Utilities: $60,000 ($5.57)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($1.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $360,000 ($33.44)

North Branch government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,261,000 ($209.99)
    Regular Highways: $170,000 ($15.79)
    Other: $104,000 ($9.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $799,000 ($74.21)
    General Revenue - Other: $202,000 ($18.76)
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($2.41)
    Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($1.95)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,039,000 ($468.00)
    Liquor Stores: $2,944,000 ($273.43)
    Water Utilities: $2,403,000 ($223.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,048,000 ($97.33)
    General Local Government Support: $625,000 ($58.05)
    Highways: $614,000 ($57.03)
  • Tax - Property: $4,623,000 ($429.37)
    Other License: $218,000 ($20.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $52,000 ($4.83)

North Branch government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,256,000 ($3553.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,972,000 ($3155.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,725,000 ($2203.49)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,440,000 ($1805.52)

North Branch government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,587,000 ($147.39)

8.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,501 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
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 Washington County, MN  1.66% ($60,983 average AGI)
from Anoka County, MN  1.18% ($58,287)
from Ramsey County, MN  1.18% ($56,370)


7.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
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 Washington County, MN  1.29% ($57,204 average AGI)
to Ramsey County, MN  1.00% ($46,426)
to Anoka County, MN  0.94% ($57,700)
Businesses in North Branch, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Justice1
AmericInn1KFC1
Ashley Furniture1La-Z-Boy2
Bath & Body Works1Lane Furniture1
Blockbuster1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Burger King1Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
DHL1Old Navy1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1Slumberland1
Famous Footwear1Subway1
FedEx2T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
Gap1UPS2
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in North Branch:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Branch:

  • KMKL (90.3 FM; NORTH BRANCH, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WGVY (105.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WLKX-FM (95.9 FM; FOREST LAKE, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around North Branch:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
North Branch fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of North Branch fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 41.3mTotal length
  • $212,002,000Total costs
  • 124,321Total average daily traffic
  • 6,072Total average daily truck traffic
  • 80,148Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in North Branch, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 41990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for North Branch, MN
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED90$144,38951$120,667194$160,82517$47,4714$469,00016$108,6882$108,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$154,4290$013$192,7692$160,0000$01$131,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$144,0006$103,33383$178,98813$63,4620$04$109,7501$15,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$144,2004$205,50051$161,2164$121,7500$04$134,7500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$129,5000$024$157,0830$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1103.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$137,9008$175,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$143,0002$167,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$302,0002$293,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$205,0001$293,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1103.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in North Branch, MN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in North Branch, MN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 42. The highest number of reported fires - 61 took place in 2003, and the least - 27 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in North Branch, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.6%), and Structure Fires (33.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in North Branch, MN
    • 29441.6%Outside Fires
    • 23433.1%Structure Fires
    • 15722.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 213.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for North Branch, MN
Most common first names in North Branch, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3375.0 years
Carl2881.4 years
George2776.2 years
William2374.6 years
Charles2079.8 years
Robert1972.2 years
Dorothy1883.2 years
Elmer1877.2 years
Ruth1881.0 years
Richard1873.3 years
Most common last names in North Branch, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8279.9 years
Nelson6281.1 years
Anderson5276.9 years
Peterson3981.5 years
Olson3779.7 years
Carlson2385.3 years
Swanson2376.7 years
Erickson1477.5 years
Larson1277.3 years
Magnison1177.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North Branch, MN
  • 81.6%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North Branch, MN
  • 65.9%Utility gas
  • 20.5%Electricity
  • 5.1%No fuel used
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


North Branch compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

North Branch on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South America (population 500+)"
  • #42 (55056) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Joshua J. Leonard (8)
  • Karl Paul Maurer (8)
  • Richard Raymond Maki (7)
  • Eric Bjerketvedt (7)
  • Joel M. Notaro (7)
  • Brian D. Krosschell (5)
  • Paul Schwendinger (5)
  • Josh J. Leonard (4)
  • Dean Brabec (4)
  • Richard R. Maki (3)

Total of 89 patent applications in 2008-2021.