Amidon, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 21 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.2%
Males: (46.2%)
Females: 12  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  59.8 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 58620

Estimated median household income in 2013: $63,550 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Amidon:

$63,550
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $34,516 (it was $18,765 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $25,000 (it was $31,400 in 2000)
Amidon:

$25,000
ND:

$155,400
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Amidon: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.9%), United States (20.7%), Norwegian (13.8%), Swedish (6.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2908 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (very low).

Amidon, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Amidon:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 52.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amidon city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 95.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $201 (0.8%)

Amidon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (122.9 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (464.7 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (838.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bowman, ND (4.6 miles ), New England, ND (4.7 miles ), Rhame, ND (4.8 miles) , Scranton, ND (5.0 miles ), Gascoyne, ND (5.3 miles) , Belfield, ND (5.3 miles ), South Heart, ND (5.5 miles ), Medora, ND (5.6 miles) .

Latitude: 46.48 N, Longitude: 103.32 W

Area code: 701

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

2.3%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+8.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Educational services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (100%)
  • 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%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (100%)
  • 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%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)

Average climate in Amidon, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Amidon-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Amidon city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/22/1957, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amidon-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 46% 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 379.1 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 536.0 miles away from Amidon 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 380.0 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 200.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 201.8 miles away from Amidon center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 303.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Slope County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amidon topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amidon:

  • Bismarck State College (about 122 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 124 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Black Hills State University (about 141 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Minot State University (about 155 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 167 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Sheridan College (about 212 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Northern State University (about 244 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

Public elementary/middle school in Amidon:

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Notable locations in Amidon: Slope County Fairgrounds (A), Amidon Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Slope 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 2013: 4.0%
Average household size:
This city:  1.8 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.6%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

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 Amidon city (based on Slope County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1781
Catholic441
None505-
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 full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

30.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Slope County:

28.1%
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

3.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,909 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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

4.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Amidon:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KPOK (1340 AM; 1 kW; BOWMAN, ND; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KDIX (1230 AM; 1 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: STARRDAK, INC.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amidon:

  • KDPR (89.9 FM; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Amidon:

  • KXMA-TV (Channel 2; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KDSE (Channel 9; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Amidon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Slope County Courthouse (Lat: 46.480556 Lon: -103.318778), Call Sign: WQA727
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.085 MHzGrant Date: 03/18/2015, Expiration Date: 05/04/2025Registrant: Fraine Barracks Lane Bldg. 35, Bismarck, ND 58506, Phone: (701) 328-8100, Fax: (701) 328-8181, Email:
  • County Court House (Lat: 46.480556 Lon: -103.318778), Call Sign: KNGJ615, Licensee ID: L00051883
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.430 MHz, 155.505 MHzGrant Date: 12/12/2012, Expiration Date: 03/01/2023Registrant: County Of Slope, 204 S Main St, Amidon, ND 58620, Phone: (701) 879-6271
  • 5.66 Mi Ssw (Lat: 46.401667 Lon: -103.340194), Call Sign: KNDP726
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.375 MHzGrant Date: 05/20/2004, Expiration Date: 07/26/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2014Registrant: Lockard & White, Inc., 14511 Falling Creek, Ste. 507, Houston, TX 77014, Phone: (979) 220-6996, Fax: (281) 586-0044, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 6 Mi S And 3/4 Mi W Of Amidon (Lat: 46.396667 Lon: -103.342111), Structure height: 5.5 m, Call Sign: KAP92
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/06/1967, Expiration Date: 04/01/1983, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000Registrant: Dickinson Broadcasting Corp, 119 2nd Ave W, Dickinson, ND 58601

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9

Amidon 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 below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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 significantly above state average.
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