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Demographics Analysis

The people of Birch Lake Township, Minnesota give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Male:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 9 years : 9

10 to 14 years : 9

15 to 17 years : 5

18 and 19 years : 4

20 years : 0

21 years : 1

22 to 24 years : 1

25 to 29 years : 15

30 to 34 years : 5

35 to 39 years : 25

40 to 44 years : 4

45 to 49 years : 13

50 to 54 years : 19

55 to 59 years : 39

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 12

65 and 66 years : 20

67 to 69 years : 28

70 to 74 years : 24

75 to 79 years : 23

80 to 84 years : 15

85 years and over : 3

Female:

Under 5 years : 10

5 to 9 years : 11

10 to 14 years : 3

15 to 17 years : 8

18 and 19 years : 2

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 12

25 to 29 years : 3

30 to 34 years : 8

35 to 39 years : 11

40 to 44 years : 4

45 to 49 years : 23

50 to 54 years : 20

55 to 59 years : 31

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 29

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 20

70 to 74 years : 40

75 to 79 years : 20

80 to 84 years : 11

85 years and over : 3


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 297

Multiple ancestry : 245

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 39


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 578

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 3

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Total:

Under 5 years : 14

5 to 17 years : 45

18 to 24 years : 20

25 to 34 years : 31

35 to 44 years : 44

45 to 54 years : 75

55 to 59 years : 70

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 41

65 to 74 years : 142

75 years and over : 75

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 14

5 to 17 years : 42

18 to 24 years : 15

25 to 34 years : 22

35 to 44 years : 30

45 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 60

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 34

65 to 74 years : 88

75 years and over : 39

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 3

18 to 24 years : 5

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 14

45 to 54 years : 47

55 to 59 years : 10

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 7

65 to 74 years : 51

75 years and over : 36

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 174

Female : 212

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 110

Female : 82

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 3

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence : 386

Born in other state in the United States : 183

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 29

Now married, except separated : 267

Divorced : 17

Separated : 0

Widowed : 30

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 17

Now married, except separated : 151

Divorced : 10

Separated : 0

Widowed : 11

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Speak only English : 559

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

  • German: 246   (30.7%)
  • Norwegian: 98   (12.2%)
  • Swedish: 94   (11.7%)
  • Irish: 82   (10.2%)
  • English: 57   (7.1%)
  • United States Or American: 30   (3.7%)
  • Polish: 28   (3.5%)
  • Danish: 26   (3.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 25   (3.1%)
  • Dutch: 12   (1.5%)
  • Scottish: 12   (1.5%)
  • Italian: 11   (1.4%)
  • Other Groups: 10   (1.2%)
  • Hungarian: 10   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 10   (1.2%)
  • French Canadian: 7   (0.9%)
  • European: 7   (0.9%)
  • Czech: 6   (0.7%)
  • Scandinavian: 5   (0.6%)
  • Finnish: 4   (0.5%)
  • Swiss: 3   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 3   (0.4%)
  • Serbian: 3   (0.4%)
  • Luxemburger: 2   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Estonian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 1   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Birch Lake Township, Minnesota is 581



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota: 287
Female Population in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota: 294


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota: 59.4
Median Female Resident Age in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota: 60.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Minnesota is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota


White


Both sexes

57.8

Male

57.5

Female

59.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

19.5

Male

19.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

67.0

Male

67.5

Female

66.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

5.0

Male

3.0

Female

36.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

57.9

Male

57.7

Female

59.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota


  • White: 572
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 9
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Birch Lake Township, Minnesota citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 11   (4.44%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 4   (1.61%)
  • 11th Grade: 5   (2.02%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 11   (4.44%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 99   (39.92%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 16   (6.45%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 40   (16.13%)
  • Associate Degree: 19   (7.66%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 34   (13.71%)
  • Master's Degree: 5   (2.02%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.81%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.81%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 2   (0.82%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (1.64%)
  • 9th Grade: 8   (3.28%)
  • 10th Grade: 9   (3.69%)
  • 11th Grade: 4   (1.64%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 2   (0.82%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 81   (33.2%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 31   (12.7%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 38   (15.57%)
  • Associate Degree: 13   (5.33%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 36   (14.75%)
  • Master's Degree: 8   (3.28%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (3.28%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)







Museums Near Birch Lake Township, Minnesota


  • Northeast Region Scout Museum


    310summitavenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601

  • Submarine Memorial Association


    78 River St, Hackensack, NJ 07601
    http://www.njnm.com

  • Uss Ling


    78 River St, Hackensack, NJ 07601

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Birch Lake Township, Minnesota affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Birch Lake Township, Minnesota.

Area Features of Birch Lake Township, Minnesota


Airport


(1) Webb Lake Airport  

Bay


(1) Uram Bay  

Building


(1) Hackensack Fire Department   (2) Hackensack Police Department  

Cape


(1) Rogers Point  

Cemetery


(1) Finnelly Cemetery   (2) Hillcrest Cemetery   (3) Hope Cemetery  

Census


(1) Whipholt Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Chippewa Bible Church   (2) Heartland Baptist Church   (3) Sacred Heart Catholic Church   (4) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (5) United Church Of Christ  

Civil


(1) City Of Hackensack   (2) Township Of Birch Lake   (3) Township Of Hiram   (4) Township Of Pine Lake   (5) Township Of Turtle Lake  

Island


(1) Angel Island   (2) Pipe Island  

Lake


(1) Baby Lake   (2) Bag Lake   (3) Barnum Lake   (4) Big Hanson Lake   (5) Birch Lake   (6) Blue Bill Lake   (7) Blueberry Lake   (8) Boss Lake   (9) Chub Lake   (10) Cranberry Lake   (11) Cub Lake   (12) Diamond Lake   (13) Emery Lake   (14) First Perch Lake   (15) First Trestle Lake   (16) Fish Lake   (17) Goose Lake   (18) Gut Lake   (19) Hagen Lake   (20) Hanson Lakes   (21) Haynes Lake   (22) High Bank Lake   (23) Hiram Lake   (24) Horseshoe Lake   (25) Hovde Lake   (26) Ivins Lake   (27) Jack Lake   (28) Jackpine Lake   (29) Kid Lake   (30) Lake Erin   (31) Lake Four Hundred Eighteen   (32) Larson Lake   (33) Lauer Lake   (34) Little Webb Lake   (35) Long Lake   (36) Lost Lake   (37) Man Lake   (38) Moccasin Lake   (39) Mud Lake   (40) Muskrat Lake   (41) Nomad Lake   (42) North Stocking Lake   (43) Oak Lake   (44) Paquet Lake   (45) Perch Lake   (46) Perry Lake   (47) Peterson Lake   (48) Pine Lake   (49) Pleasant Lake   (50) Popple Lake   (51) Portage Lake   (52) Rat Lake   (53) Second Perch Lake   (54) Second Trestle Lake   (55) Shell Lake   (56) South Stocking Lake   (57) Spring Lake   (58) Spruce Lake   (59) Stony Lake   (60) Surprise Lake   (61) Sylvester Lake   (62) Tanglewood Lake   (63) Tenmile Lake   (64) Tepee Lake   (65) Third Perch Lake   (66) Three Island Lake   (67) Tripp Lake   (68) Twin Lakes   (69) Variety Lake   (70) Wawa Lake   (71) Webb Lake   (72) Weed Lake   (73) Woodchuck Lake   (74) Young Lake  

Locale


(1) Lake Erin Picnic Area   (2) Mascot Campgrounds  

Park


(1) Whipholt Roadside Park  

Populated Place


(1) Hackensack   (2) Whipholt  

Post Office


(1) Hackensack Post Office   (2) Whipholt Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Bag Lake Impoundment   (2) Woodtick Number One Impoundment   (3) Woodtick Number Two Impoundment  

Stream


(1) Whipholt Creek  

Tower


(1) Birch Lake Lookout Tower   (2) Kccw-tv Walker   (3) Kzpx-fm Nisswa   (4) Whipholt Lookout Tower  

Trail


(1) Deerfield Trail   (2) Goose Lake Trail System   (3) Lake Erin Trail  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

56452 (pop. 1,811)


Cities Nearby Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

Hackensack City, MN  (pop. 363) 1.9 Miles
Hiram Township, MN  (pop. 303) 4.9 Miles
Powers Township, MN  (pop. 939) 5.6 Miles
Deerfield Township, MN  (pop. 130) 7.7 Miles
Backus City, MN  (pop. 415) 7.7 Miles
Ponto Lake Township, MN  (pop. 505) 8.6 Miles
Pine Lake Township, MN  (pop. 206) 9.9 Miles
Shingobee Township, MN  (pop. 1,862) 11.0 Miles
White Oak Township, MN  (pop. 406) 11.8 Miles
Pine River Township, MN  (pop. 929) 12.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

218



Elevation in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota is 1,342.0 ft. (409.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

Lat: 46.929548 N        Long: -94.481771 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Birch Lake Township, Minnesota need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Minnesota

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
  Total Electric Industry 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 8   (3.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 7   (3.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 10   (4.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 24   (11.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 22   (10.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 28   (13.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 47   (22.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 14   (6.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 7   (3.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 14   (6.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 3   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 9   (4.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 13   (6.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 175

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 3

In 3-person carpool : 4

In 4-person carpool : 5

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 30


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Less than 5 minutes : 4

5 to 9 minutes : 51

10 to 14 minutes : 20

15 to 19 minutes : 35

20 to 24 minutes : 17

25 to 29 minutes : 34

30 to 34 minutes : 15

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 6

90 or more minutes : 5


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

With Social Security income : 152

No Social Security income : 140


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

With retirement income : 80

No retirement income : 212


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 13

$20,000 to $24,999 : 6

$25,000 to $29,999 : 9

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $44,999 : 25

$45,000 to $49,999 : 16

$50,000 to $59,999 : 26

$60,000 to $74,999 : 57

$75,000 to $99,999 : 24

$100,000 to $124,999 : 17

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $58,438


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

  • NEW (1210 AM; 0.25 kW; Jenkins, MN; Owner: De La Hunt Broadcasting Corp.)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 6.0 kW; Jenkins, MN; Owner: De La Hunt Broadcasting Corp.)
  • NEW (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Jenkins, MN; Owner: De La Hunt Broadcasting Corp.)
  • KNSP (1430 AM; 1.0 kW; Staples, MN; Owner: Bl Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KAKK (1570 AM; 9.5 kW; Ah Gwah Ching, MN; Owner: Edward De La Hunt)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 1.0 kW; Lake Itasca, MN; Owner: De La Hunt Broadcasting Corp.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25.0 kW; Lake Itasca, MN; Owner: De La Hunt Broadcasting Corp.)

FM Radio Stations Near Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

  • WZFJ (100.1 FM; Jenkins, MN; Owner: Minnesota Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • KQKK (101.9 FM; Longville, MN; Owner: Carol J. Delahunt)
  • KTIG (102.7 FM; Jenkins, MN; Owner: Minnesota Christian Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • KLKS (104.3 FM; Jenkins, MN; Owner: Lakes Broadcasting Group, Inc.)
  • KKWS (105.9 FM; Nimrod, MN; Owner: Bl Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WJJY-FM (106.7 FM; Pillager, MN; Owner: Bl Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Lake Itasca, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • KBPN (88.3 FM; Pillager, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • KOPJ (89.3 FM; Staples, MN; Owner: Lifetalk Radio, Inc.)
  • KBPR (90.7 FM; Pillager, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • KXKK (92.5 FM; Lake Itasca, MN; Owner: Ec Broadcasting)
  • KBLB (93.3 FM; Pillager, MN; Owner: Bl Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KSKK (94.7 FM; Staples, MN; Owner: Normin Broadcasting Co.)
  • KDKK (97.5 FM; Lake Itasca, MN; Owner: De La Hunt Broadcasting Corporation)
  • KLLZ-FM (99.1 FM; Laporte, MN; Owner: Bg Broadcasting, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

  • KCCW-TV (Channel 12; Hackensack, MN; Owner: Cbs Broadcasting Inc.)
  • KAWB (Channel 22; Pillager, MN; Owner: Northern Minnesota Public Television, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 31  (25.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 11  (9.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 14  (11.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 37  (30.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 50  (42.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 21  (17.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 35  (29.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 21 Farms In Birch Lake Township, Minnesota


(updated 2008)



Banks In Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

The First National Bank Of Walker - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $363.8k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 7

Bank Forward - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $476.6k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 13

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

  • Park Rapids Municipal-Konshok Field


    (about 27.9 miles in Lake Itasca, Minnesota; Airport Code: PKD)

  • Nary National Shefland Field


    (about 34.2 miles in Bemidji, Minnesota; Airport Code: VWL)

  • Brainerd Lakes Regional


    (about 40.2 miles in Merrifield, Minnesota; Airport Code: BRD)

  • Brainerd/Crow Wing County


    (about 40.2 miles in Merrifield, Minnesota; Airport Code: BRD)

  • Bemidji Regional


    (about 45.3 miles in Bemidji, Minnesota; Airport Code: BJI)

  • Bemidji/Beltrami County


    (about 45.3 miles in Bemidji, Minnesota; Airport Code: BJI)

  • Bemidji Municipal


    (about 45.4 miles in Wilton, Minnesota; Airport Code: BJI)

  • Wadena Municipal


    (about 47.9 miles in Bluffton, Minnesota; Airport Code: MN4)

  • Grand Rapids/Itasca County-Gordon Newstrom Field


    (about 49.7 miles in Grand Rapids, Minnesota; Airport Code: GPZ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.48%

Carpooled

12.11%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.69%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

6.73%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Birch Lake Township, Minnesota, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 212

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 0

Female householder, no husband present : 3

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 65

Householder not living alone : 12


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 8

All other households : 280


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 206

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 77

Renter-occupied housing units : 0


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 19

$10,000 to $14,999 : 9

$15,000 to $19,999 : 22

$20,000 to $24,999 : 12

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 9

$35,000 to $39,999 : 23

$40,000 to $44,999 : 25

$45,000 to $49,999 : 16

$50,000 to $59,999 : 26

$60,000 to $74,999 : 68

$75,000 to $99,999 : 27

$100,000 to $124,999 : 17

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Total : 661


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Occupied : 292

Vacant : 369


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : 22

Built 2000 to 2004 : 74

Built 1990 to 1999 : 104

Built 1980 to 1989 : 116

Built 1970 to 1979 : 104

Built 1960 to 1969 : 58

Built 1950 to 1959 : 86

Built 1940 to 1949 : 57

Built 1939 or earlier : 40


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Utility gas : 3

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 148

Electricity : 72

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 16

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 50

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 3


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 4

$70,000 to $79,999 : 3

$80,000 to $89,999 : 5

$90,000 to $99,999 : 4

$100,000 to $124,999 : 21

$125,000 to $149,999 : 19

$150,000 to $174,999 : 19

$175,000 to $199,999 : 23

$200,000 to $249,999 : 44

$250,000 to $299,999 : 19

$300,000 to $399,999 : 43

$400,000 to $499,999 : 25

$500,000 to $749,999 : 33

$750,000 to $999,999 : 6

$1,000,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 7

Home equity loan only : 31

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 106

Housing units without a mortgage : 142


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Birch Lake Township, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : $375,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $210,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $325,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $220,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $143,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $154,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $262,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $666,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $575,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota: 69.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Minnesota: 64.6%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 3 3 $131,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $131,000
2001        
  Single Family 2 2 $70,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $70,000
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 1 2 $200,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 2 $200,000
2003        
  Single Family 3 3 $194,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $194,500
2004        
  Single Family 2 2 $365,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $365,000
2005        
  Single Family 2 2 $175,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $175,000
2006        
  Single Family 2 2 $185,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $185,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Birch Lake Township, MN): $36,042
Median Household Income In 2000 (Minnesota): $47,111


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Birch Lake Township): $128,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Minnesota): $118,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Birch Lake Township): $388
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Minnesota): $566


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

Utility Gas: 2.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 40.9%
Electricity: 19.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 10.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 25.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Birch Lake Township, Minnesota are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

Cass Co Public Health Services


     Address: Box 40, 400 Michigan Avenue, Walker, Minnesota 56484
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 12/4/1967

St Josephs Area Hlth Services


     Address: 323 South Main, Park Rapids, Minnesota 56470
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 6/25/1987

Caring Hands Home Care


     Address: 113 Minnesota Avenue West, Sebeka, Minnesota 56477
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/7/1994

Lakewood Health System Home Care & Hospice


     Address: 401 East Prairie Avenue, Staples, Minnesota 56479
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 12/28/1982

Homehealth Partnership


     Address: 320 East Main Street, Crosby, Minnesota 56441
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 9/11/1984

Hospitals Close To Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

St Josephs Area Health Services


     Address: 600 Pleasant Avenue, Park Rapids, Minnesota 56470
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Lakewood Health System


     Address: 49725 County Road 83, Staples, Minnesota 56479
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center


     Address: 320 East Main Street, Crosby, Minnesota 56441
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

North Country Regional Hospital


     Address: 1300 Anne St Nw, Bemidji, Minnesota 56601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Josephs Medical Center


     Address: 523 North 3rd Street, Brainerd, Minnesota 56401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

Good Samaritan Society - Pine River


     Address: 518 Jefferson Avenue, Po Box 29, Pine River, Minnesota 56474
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 77
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Golden Livingcenter - Walker


     Address: 209 Birchwood Avenue West, Walker, Minnesota 56484
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 34
     Percent Occupied: 65%

Green Pine Acres Nursing Home


     Address: 427 Main Street Northeast, Menahga, Minnesota 56464
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Heritage Living Center


     Address: 619 West Sixth Street, Park Rapids, Minnesota 56470
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 79
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Lakewood Health System


     Address: 401 Prairie Avenue Northeast, Staples, Minnesota 56479
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 92
     Percent Occupied: 92%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

Name: Monticello
Address: 2807 West Highway 75; Monticello, MN 55362
Distance: 119 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

    Retired Workers: 620
    Disabled Workers: 65
    Widowers Workers: 35
    Spouses Workers: 50
    Children Workers: 15


(updated 2007)



Cass County, Minnesota Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 42.96%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.78%
  • Other 1.26%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Birch Lake Township, Minnesota citizens.

Relocation to Cass County, MN

8.25 % of Cass County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $46,381

Minnesota Average 7.79 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Cass County, MN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Crow Wing County , MN 1.92 % ($39,462 AGI )
  • Hennepin County , MN 0.87 % ($80,809 AGI )
  • Beltrami County , MN 0.45 % ($22,755 AGI )

Relocation away from Cass County, MN

8.29 % of Cass County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,145

Minnesota Average 7.84 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Cass County, MN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Crow Wing County , MN 2.11 % ($33,629 AGI )
  • Hennepin County , MN 0.64 % ($40,800 AGI )
  • Beltrami County , MN 0.64 % ($32,145 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Minnesota

Low Bracket: $21,800 (5.35%)
High Bracket: $71,591 (7.85%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Minnesota

6.50%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Birch Lake Township, Minnesota is based on over 50 years of data.















Storms In Birch Lake Township, Minnesota

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
08/14/2000, 09:30 am 0 0 $2K --
07/04/1999, 08:35 am 0 0 $25K --
05/17/1996, 07:35 pm 0 0 $10K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Birch Lake Township, Minnesota directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Minnesota

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
15,819 13,885 14,097 20,336 14,714 15,875 16,207 16,948 17,541 17,859


(updated 2014)



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