Alamo, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 54 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 
Males: 33  (62.3%)
Females: 21  (37.7%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58830

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,612 (it was $27,917 in 2000)
Alamo:

$53,612
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,874 (it was $17,138 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $33,584 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Alamo:

$33,584
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $35,600; Detached houses: $35,600
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  • White alone - 49 (86.0%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (12.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alamo: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (47.4%), German (21.1%), Irish (13.2%), English (9.2%), United States (5.3%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2115 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 100 people per square mile   (very low).

Alamo, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Alamo:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alamo city:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $231 (0.8%)

Alamo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (175.0 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (543.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (897.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wildrose, ND (3.7 miles) , Epping, ND (4.6 miles) , Ray, ND (4.6 miles ), Grenora, ND (4.6 miles ), Springbrook, ND (4.8 miles) , Crosby, ND (4.9 miles ), Ambrose, ND (5.1 miles) , Fortuna, ND (5.2 miles) .

Latitude: 48.58 N, Longitude: 103.47 W

Area code: 701

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

1.0%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-26.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Construction (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)

Average climate in Alamo, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Alamo-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 439.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 582.8 miles away from Alamo center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 438.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 322.9 miles away from Alamo center
On 11/11/1998 at 11:59:37, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 25.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Williams County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alamo:

  • Minot State University (about 103 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 174 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 181 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Black Hills State University (about 284 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • University of North Dakota (about 299 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 306 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Sheridan College (about 312 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)

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Williams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.6%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  44.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  24.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Alamo compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (73%)
  • Electricity (23%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alamo city (based on Williams County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 79.38%
Here: 79.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic Church The Wesleyan ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsUnited Methodist Church
Adherents45.5%26.5%5.7%5.7%3.4%
Congregations39.1%10.9%4.3%8.7%4.3%
NameAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.3%1.8%1.4%5.2%
Congregations4.3%2.2%2.2%2.2%21.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Williams County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Williams County:

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Williams County:

27.6%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,502$30,0240$0
Totals for Government 1$2,502$30,0240$0

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($92.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($74.07)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($37.04)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($37.04)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($37.04)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($18.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($148.15)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($74.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($55.56)
    Highways: $3,000 ($55.56)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($333.33)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $21,000 ($388.89)

13.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.33%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cass County, ND  0.43% ($40,500 average AGI)
from Ward County, ND  0.43% ($41,333)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.41% ($36,475)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($57,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ward County, ND  0.66% ($73,883 average AGI)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.43% ($40,769)
to Cass County, ND  0.25% ($25,913)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alamo:

  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KTGO (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TIOGA, ND; Owner: TIOGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alamo:

  • K201FJ (88.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K274AD (102.7 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: WILLISTON CHRISTIAN RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Alamo:

  • KXMD-TV (Channel 11; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWSE (Channel 4; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Alamo)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Alamo Schoolhouse (Lat: 48.581139 Lon: -103.472694), Call Sign: KRC31
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.860 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2012, Expiration Date: 05/18/2022
    Registrant: Williams County, 223 E Broadway, Suite 202, Williston, ND 58801, Phone: (701) 577-7707, Fax: (701) 577-7714, Email:
  • 5 Mi N (Lat: 48.651417 Lon: -103.492139), Call Sign: KXU932, Licensee ID: L00639364
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/2003, Expiration Date: 04/04/2013
    Registrant: Laurence Hagen, Alamo, ND 58830

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W0BLQ
    Grant Date: 06/19/1996, Expiration Date: 06/19/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/20/2008
    Registrant: Olav C Egge, 215 South Tallman, Alamo, ND 58830
  • Call Sign: WA0HAD, Licensee ID: L00869011
    Grant Date: 05/26/2004, Expiration Date: 08/22/2014, Certifier: Melvin I Wisdahl
    Registrant: Melvin I Wisdahl, Hcr 2 Box 54, Alamo, ND 58830

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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