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Population in 2012: 269 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.0%
 

Males: 156  (58.0%)
Females: 113  (42.0%)

Median resident age:  43.3 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58831.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,182 (it was $26,042 in 2000)
Alexander:

$35,182
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,824

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $54,516 (it was $40,600 in 2000)
Alexander:

$54,516
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $38,843; Detached houses: $40,455; Mobile homes: $35,875

Median gross rent in 2012: $675.

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  • White alone - 198 (88.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (4.9%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (4.9%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alexander: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Norwegian (23.5%), German (20.2%), Irish (15.7%), Dutch (11.7%), Czech (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2180 feet

Land area: 1.44 square miles.

Population density: 187 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Alexander:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alexander city:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
North Dakota:  2.2%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Alexander, North Dakota as of December 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Alexander to the number of sex offenders is 269 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $225 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $400 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (152.0 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (532.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (883.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rawson, ND (2.2 miles) , Arnegard, ND (3.1 miles) , Watford City, ND (4.1 miles ), East Fairview, ND (4.3 miles) , Fairview, MT (4.3 miles ), Williston, ND (4.7 miles ), Sidney, MT (5.1 miles ), Springbrook, ND (5.4 miles) .

Latitude: 47.84 N, Longitude: 103.64 W

Area code: 701

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

1.3%
North Dakota:

2.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (31%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Electricians (8%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Extraction workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (26%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Alexander-area historical tornado activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/1/1952, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Alexander city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1982, a category F2 tornado 23.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alexander-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 61.2 miles away from the city 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 52.0 miles away from Alexander center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McKenzie County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Arthur A. Link - Politician.

Political contributions by individuals in Alexander, ND

Airports located in Alexander:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alexander:

  • Minot State University (about 112 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,416)
  • Bismarck State College (about 151 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)
  • University of Mary (about 157 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • Black Hills State University (about 232 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 271 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • University of North Dakota (about 306 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 10,215)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 327 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)

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Public elementary/middle school in Alexander:

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Notable locations in Alexander: Lewis and Clark Trail Museum (A), Alexander Fire Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Lewis & Clark Trail Museum (Po Box 22).

Hotel: Ragged Butte Inn (804 Elk Street).

 
McKenzie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.7. This is better than average.
City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.431. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.431
U.S.:

2.433
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.71
U.S.:

22.06
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.739. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.739
U.S.:

9.388
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 5.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.05
U.S.:

11.24

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alexander and their reported violations in the past:

ALEXANDER CITY OF (Population served: 217, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-1997), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-1997)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-1994 and SEP-02-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2002)
ALEXANDER WATER SPRING (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2001), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2001), St Public Notif received (JUN-07-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2001), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2000), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-1997), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-1997)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alexander, ND

Alexander compared to North Dakota 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 above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Alexander (2011 data):

  • First International Bank & Trust: Paying And Receiving Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1966/12/21. Info updated 2008/06/03: Bank assets: $1,088.7 mil, Deposits: $962.1 mil, headquarters in Watford City, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Watford City Bancshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Alexander travel time to work - commute


Alexander mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Electricity (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alexander city (based on McKenzie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.20%
Here58.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic Church The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents64.7%10.1%6.1%4.9%3.6%
Congregations37.0%11.1%7.4%3.7%3.7%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.5%2.5%1.6%1.3%1.6%
Congregations7.4%7.4%3.7%3.7%14.8%
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: 2
Here:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
This county:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
McKenzie County:

14.30 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
McKenzie County:

8.9%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.9%
State:

27.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,500$18,0000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$325
Sewerage 1$3,000$36,0000$0
Water Supply 1$1,946$23,3520$0
Totals for Government 3$6,446$25,7845$325

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $36,000 ($133.83)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($118.96)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($63.20)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($59.48)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($29.74)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($22.30)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($22.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($14.87)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($11.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($7.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $57,000 ($211.90)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($40.89)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($40.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($29.74)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($22.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($78.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $61,000 ($226.77)
    Highways: $16,000 ($59.48)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($29.74)
    NEC: $2,000 ($7.43)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $162,000 ($602.23)

6.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
North Dakota average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Williams County, ND  0.94% ($39,941 average AGI)


6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
North Dakota average:

7.80%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Williams County, ND  1.22% ($31,045 average AGI)
to Mountrail County, ND  0.61% ($22,636)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alexander:

  • 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.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KTGO (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TIOGA, ND; Owner: TIOGA BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alexander:

  • KTHC (95.1 FM; SIDNEY, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KYYZ (96.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KDSR (101.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: WILLISTON COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP. D/B/A KDSR(FM))
  • K201FJ (88.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K274AD (102.7 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: WILLISTON CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • KPPR (89.5 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC B/CNG, INC.)
  • K212DW (90.3 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K206BV (89.1 FM; WATFORD CITY, ND; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Alexander:

  • KXMD-TV (Channel 11; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWSE (Channel 4; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUMV-TV (Channel 8; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alexander)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Alexander School 4 Blks E Of Main (Lat: 47.840583 Lon: -103.646306), Call Sign: KNDA362
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.755 MHz, 154.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2012, Expiration Date: 06/15/2022
    Registrant: Kohler Communications, 14012 West Front St., Williston, ND 58801, Phone: (701) 774-8596, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BOX CAR, 5.37 Miles At 107 Se Of Sr 16 And Sr68 (Lat: 47.651361 Lon: -103.703194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQPU652
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.656 MHz, 952.656 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/20/2012, Expiration Date: 08/20/2022, Certifier: Tod George
    Registrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • LONESOME CRK, 2648 140th Ave Nw (Lat: 47.797111 Lon: -103.578194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 88.4 m, Overall height: 90.2 m, Call Sign: WQRB982, Licensee ID: L00001523
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023, Certifier: David C Schneider
    Registrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 East Interstate Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58503, Phone: (701) 355-5672, Fax: (701) 224-5322, Email:


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alexander)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7


Most common first names in Alexander, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John583.0 years
George479.0 years
William478.8 years
Florence381.0 years
Henry372.3 years
Elizabeth391.3 years
Gilbert288.0 years
Dale261.5 years
Glenn286.5 years
Emil286.5 years
Most common last names in Alexander, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Heggen581.2 years
Monson579.6 years
Leer475.7 years
Dwyer480.5 years
Ensor386.3 years
Bottke380.3 years
Abelmann374.7 years
Bratcher382.0 years
Lester373.0 years
Hinman386.3 years
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