Ambrose, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 27 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.4%
 
Males: 17  (63.2%)
Females: 10  (36.8%)
Median resident age:  55.0 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58833

Estimated median household income in 2016: $119,831 (it was $56,250 in 2000)
Ambrose:

$119,831
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $49,556 (it was $19,679 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $51,975 (it was $51,700 in 2000)
Ambrose:

$51,975
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $53,998; Detached houses: $53,642
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ambrose: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (71.4%), English (14.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2059 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

Ambrose, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Ambrose:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ambrose city:

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 20.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 63.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Ambrose city:  0.5% ($250)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Ambrose satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (194.0 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (554.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (909.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Crosby, ND (3.0 miles ), Fortuna, ND (3.7 miles) , Noonan, ND (4.7 miles) , Alamo, ND (5.1 miles) , Wildrose, ND (5.1 miles) , Westby, MT (5.1 miles) , Larson, ND (5.4 miles) , Grenora, ND (5.6 miles ).

Latitude: 48.95 N, Longitude: 103.48 W

Area code: 701

Ambrose household income distribution Ambrose home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

1.6%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-52.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (67%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (43%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (29%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (67%)
  • Management occupations (33%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (71%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Ambrose, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ambrose-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 56% 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 455.3 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 595.0 miles away from Ambrose 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 453.1 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 69.0 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 37.6 miles away from Ambrose center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 346.8 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 Divide County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ambrose topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ambrose:

  • ST LUKE'S HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; CROSBY, ND)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - CROSBY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CROSBY, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ambrose:

  • Minot State University (about 112 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 193 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 200 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of North Dakota (about 303 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Black Hills State University (about 309 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 322 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Sheridan College (about 333 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)

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Notable location: Ambrose Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 27.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 6.51. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.51
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.5%
Average household size:
This city:  1.4 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  22.2%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.0
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ambrose city (based on Divide County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,1797
Catholic2072
Evangelical Protestant761
Other1-
None608-
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: 1
Divide County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

20.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Divide County:

27.7%
North Dakota:

27.6%
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

7.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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

5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($69,023 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
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 Williams County, ND  1.16% ($92,900 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ambrose:

  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTGO (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TIOGA, ND; Owner: TIOGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 48.960472 Lon: -103.469528, Call Sign: WQRU752
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.187 MHzGrant Date: 07/30/2013, Expiration Date: 07/30/2023, Certifier: Allan WehrmanRegistrant: Kotana Communications, Inc., 1819 1st Avenue, West, Williston, ND 58801, Phone: (701) 774-8001, Fax: (701) 774-1944, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • AMBROSE, 12725 Nd Hwy 5 (Lat: 48.908611 Lon: -103.492306), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 33 m, Call Sign: WQVB293, Licensee ID: L00000256
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/12/2014, Expiration Date: 12/12/2024, Certifier: Tim L WilsonRegistrant: Sagebrush Cellular, Inc., 61 Hwy 13 South, Scobey, MT 59263-0600, Phone: (406) 228-3103, Email:
  • AMBROSE JCT, 3 Miles South Of (Lat: 48.910583 Lon: -103.492111), Overall height: 37.8 m, Call Sign: KBC45
    Assigned Frequencies: 5997.10 MHz, 6026.70 MHz, 6115.70 MHz, 11685.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/17/1992, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/05/1997Registrant: Northwestern Bell Telephone Company, 100 S 19th St 2 Central Prk Plaza, Omaha, NE 68102

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

AMBROSE COMMUNITY WELL (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)

Ambrose compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income above 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 below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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