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Population (year 2000): 8,023. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,234 (+27.6% change)
Males: 4,004 (49.9%), Females: 4,019 (50.1%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 30.5 years
Median household income: $50,294 (year 2000)
Median house value: $124,500 (year 2000)

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Races in North Branch:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (30.8%), Swedish (21.6%), Norwegian (13.0%), Irish (9.8%), English (6.3%), Polish (6.0%).

New! Branch, Minnesota forum

Elevation: 896 feet

Land area: 35.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in North Branch

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Branch city

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +3,729 (+86.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapids, MN (32.6 miles Coon pop. 61,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paul, MN St. (39.6 miles pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (444.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MN (5.6 miles Harris, MN (8.0 miles Stacy, City, MN (12.0 miles Rush City, MN (12.0 miles Chisago MN (12.3 miles Wyoming, MN (12.7 miles Lindstrom, City, MN (13.8 miles Center WI (16.2 miles Randall,


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

Latitude: 45.51 N, Longitude: 92.98 W

Area code: 651


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.9%), Manufacturing (18.6%), Retail trade (13.3%), Construction (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,671 (-20.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,021 (24.9%)

Crime in North Branch (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 rapes (24.4 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (12.2 per 100,000)
  • 20 burglaries (244.3 per 100,000)
  • 146 thefts (1783.5 per 100,000)
  • 18 auto thefts (219.9 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 120.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in North Branch, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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North Branch-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/21/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.9 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 4 tornado 24.6 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.


Hospitals/medical centers near North Branch:
  • FAIRVIEW LAKES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; WYOMING, MN)
  • CAMBRIDGE MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; CAMBRIDGE, MN)
  • LAKESIDE MEDICAL CENTER, INC (about 22 miles; PINE CITY, MN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to North Branch:
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 48 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MSP)
  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 74 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; ID: STC)
  • BRAINERD LAKES RGNL (about 100 miles; BRAINERD, MN; ID: BRD)
Other public-use airports nearest to North Branch:
  • RUSH CITY RGNL (about 12 miles; RUSH CITY, MN; ID: ROS)
  • CAMBRIDGE MUNI (about 19 miles; CAMBRIDGE, MN; ID: CBG)
  • FOREST LAKE (about 20 miles; FOREST LAKE, MN; ID: 25D)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 1 $2,608 $31,296 1 $1,222
Police Protection - Officers 8 $29,618 $44,427 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $5,828 $34,968 6 $3,320
Firefighters 0 $0   6 $442
Electric Power 2 $5,766 $34,596 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $3,954 $47,448 0 $0
Water Supply 3 $9,732 $38,928 0 $0
Sewerage 1 $2,752 $33,024 0 $0
Financial Administration 2 $9,552 $57,312 0 $0
Other Government Administration 10 $40,842 $49,010 6 $2,524
Streets and Highways 5 $14,814 $35,553 0 $0
Totals for Government 35 $125,466 $43,016 19 $7,508


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Branch:
  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 30 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,381)
  • BETHEL COLLEGE (about 34 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • ANOKA-RAMSEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; COON RAPIDS, MN; FT enrollment: 3,627)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 3,171)
  • HENNEPIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 39 miles; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; FT enrollment: 3,138)
  • NORTH HENNEPIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • HAMLINE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 2,847)
Public high schools in North Branch:
  • NORTH BRANCH SR. (Students: 1,129; Location: 320 MAIN ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTH BRANCH LAB SCHOOL ALC (Students: 74; Location: 38423 LINCOLN TRAIL; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in North Branch:
  • NORTH BRANCH MID. (Students: 1,153; Location: 38431 LINCOLN TRAIL; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • NORTH BRANCH MAIN ST. EL. (Students: 800; Location: 6644 MAIN ST.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH BRANCH PRIMARY EL. (Students: 785; Location: 38705 GRAND AVENUE; Grades: 01 - 03)
  • DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM (Students: 19; Location: 38423 LINCOLN TRAIL; Grades: 02 - 12)
  • EBD PROGRAM (Students: 12; Location: 38880 OAK VIEW AVE., STE. 1; Grades: 05 - 11)
Private primary/middle school in North Branch:
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN PRE-SCHOOL (Students: 137; Location: BOX 447; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable locations in North Branch: North Branch Golf Course (A), North Branch (B), North Branch Police Department (C), North Branch City Hall (D), North Branch Area Library (E).

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

Cemeteries: Trinity Cemetery (1), Green Acres Cemetery (2).

Lakes: Chain Lake (A), Mud Lake (B).

Parks in North Branch include: Riverwalk Park (1), Harder Park (2), Tower Park (3), Northwoods Park (4), Checkerboard County Park (5), Spring Hill Park (6), Central Park (7).

Post office: (A).  


North Branch compared to Minnesota 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density significantly below state average for cities.

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)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Branch:
  • KMKL (90.3 FM; NORTH BRANCH, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WGVY (105.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • WLKX-FM (95.9 FM; FOREST LAKE, MN; Owner: LAKES BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

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.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)

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