Warba, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 182 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 
Males: 93  (51.6%)
Females: 89  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 55793

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,105 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Warba:

$42,105
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,230 (it was $11,772 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $104,674 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Warba:

$104,674
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $122,472; detached houses: $138,054; mobile homes: $56,027

Median gross rent in 2019: $604.

March 2019 cost of living index in Warba: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.3%
(1.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Warba, MN (2019)
    • 17694.6%White alone
    • 42.2%American Indian alone
    • 31.6%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (41.1%), American (13.7%), Irish (11.0%), Swedish (11.0%), Norwegian (9.6%), French (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1280 feet

Land area: 3.19 square miles.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (very low).

Warba, Minnesota map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $666 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,024 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (59.5 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (149.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (457.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

La Prairie, MN (3.5 miles ),
Marble, MN (3.6 miles ),
Calumet, MN (3.6 miles ),
Bovey, MN (3.6 miles ),
Coleraine, MN (3.7 miles ),
Taconite, MN (3.7 miles ),
Grand Rapids, MN (3.8 miles ),
Nashwauk, MN (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 47.13 N, Longitude: 93.27 W

Area code: 218

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

Warba satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+32.6%).
Most common industries in Warba, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (18.8%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Wood products (5.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.7%)
  • Health & personal care, except drug, stores (4.7%)
  • Utilities (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (27.3%)
  • Wood products (11.4%)
  • Utilities (9.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.8%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (6.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Health & personal care, except drug, stores (9.8%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.3%)
  • Retail florists (7.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Warba, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.1%)
  • Electricians (5.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (20.5%)
  • Electricians (11.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Engineers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (9.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (7.3%)
  • Art and design workers (7.3%)
  • Financial managers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)

Average climate in Warba, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Warba-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Warba city center killed 12 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/11/1966, a category F4 tornado 29.3 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Warba-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 57% 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 166.4 miles away from Warba center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 175.9 miles away from Warba center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.1 miles away from Warba center
On 1/9/2020 at 18:16:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MB) earthquake occurred 40.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/8/2020 at 17:14:33, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 42.1 miles away from Warba center
On 5/14/2019 at 17:00:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB) earthquake occurred 24.4 miles away from Warba center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Itasca County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Warba topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Warba:

  • ACCESS HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MN)
  • EVERGREEN TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MN)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - GRAND RAPIDS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MN)
  • GRAND ITASCA CLINIC AND HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; GRAND RAPIDS, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Warba:

  • Lake Superior College (about 59 miles; Duluth, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 60 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 60 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 63 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 71 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • Bemidji State University (about 80 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 116 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)

Public high school in Warba:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Warba: Legion Campground (A), Warba (B), Warba - Feeley - Sago Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Warba: Bethel Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Feeley Cemetery (1), New Wabana Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Itasca County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.0%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

14.3%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Warba:

Marital status in Warba, MN
  • Never married: 10.3%
  • Now married: 69.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Warba:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 20.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Warba, MN (based on Itasca County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,48513
Evangelical Protestant6,48249
Mainline Protestant6,37430
Other3404
Orthodox301
None23,347-
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: 11
Itasca County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Itasca County:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 43
Here:

9.67 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

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

7.6%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Itasca County:

27.4%
State:

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

12.8%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Warba:

50.2%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.3%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Warba:

28.5
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

13.4%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

4.5%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Warba:

21.6%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Warba:

64.2%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Warba:

87.7%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Warba, MN Residents
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$158
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$136
Totals for Government 0$0 2$294

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($208.79)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($142.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($71.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($65.93)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($38.46)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($27.47)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($21.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $2,000 ($10.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($21.98)

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

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($5.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($5.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($5.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $26,000 ($142.86)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($230.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($76.92)
    Other: $8,000 ($43.96)
  • Tax - Property: $65,000 ($357.14)

4.68% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,848 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
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 St. Louis County, MN  1.01% ($48,063 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.31% ($52,019)
from Cass County, MN  0.22% ($40,128)


4.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
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 St. Louis County, MN  0.91% ($39,557 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.36% ($58,730)
to Cass County, MN  0.20% ($39,543)

Strongest AM radio stations in Warba:

  • KOZY (1320 AM; 5 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMFG (1240 AM; 1 kW; HIBBING, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Warba:

  • KMFY (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: ITASCA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGPZ (96.1 FM; COLERAINE, MN; Owner: LATTO NORTHLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAXE (91.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: NORTHERN COMMUNITY RADIO)
  • K236AD (95.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HEARTLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBAJ (105.5 FM; DEER RIVER, MN; Owner: RED ROCK RADIO CORP.)
  • WTBX (93.9 FM; HIBBING, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)
  • WUSZ (99.9 FM; VIRGINIA, MN; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K281AB (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K297AD (107.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Warba:

  • K29EB (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MN; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WIRT (Channel 13; HIBBING, MN; Owner: WDIO-TV, LLC)
  • K61BH (Channel 61; DEER RIVER, MN; Owner: KBJR LICENSE, INC.)
  • K59BQ (Channel 59; DEER RIVER, MN; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF DULUTH, LLC)

Warba fatal accident list:

Jun 6, 1991 06:00 PM, 2, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.3mTotal length
  • $550,000,000Total costs
  • 6,031Total average daily traffic
  • 484Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,943Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Warba)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • WARBA, 2900 Ft Nw Of Junction Us2 And Cr10 (Lat: 47.136028 Lon: -93.287667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: KNBA824,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.235 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2015, Expiration Date: 08/10/2025, Certifier: Patrick Medure, Registrant: Itasca County Sheriff Dept, 440 Ne 1st Ave, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, Phone: (218) 999-7029, Fax: (218) 326-4663, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • WARBA CELL TOWER, 2900 Nw From Intersection Of Route 2 And Unnamed Road (Lat: 47.136028 Lon: -93.287667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQIV990,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.62 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2018, Expiration Date: 05/30/2028, Certifier: David C Savolainen, Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 1500 West County Road B2 Ms730, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7973, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • WARBA, 2,900 Nw From Intersection Of Us Route 2 And Unnamed Road (Lat: 47.136028 Lon: -93.287667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQPN395,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 07/05/2012, Expiration Date: 07/05/2022, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • A1O0859A, 2,900 Nw From Intersection Of Us Route 2 And Unnamed Road (Lat: 47.136028 Lon: -93.287667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQVY448,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 06/15/2015, Expiration Date: 06/15/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K0EL, Licensee ID: L01305574, Grant Date: 07/19/2017, Expiration Date: 10/15/2027, Certifier: Edwin H Lee, Registrant: Edwin H Lee, 21414 Us Hwy 2, Warba, MN 55793-1644
  • Call Sign: WI0L, Licensee ID: L01335881, Grant Date: 11/13/2017, Expiration Date: 01/23/2028, Certifier: Carol L Lee, Registrant: Carol L Lee, 21414 Us Hwy 2, Warba, MN 55793-1644

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Warba, MN
  • 57.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 27.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.6%Wood
  • 4.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Warba, MN
  • 72.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.6%Other fuel


Warba compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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