Ardoch, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 67 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.8%
 
Males: 28  (43.0%)
Females: 39  (57.0%)
Median resident age:  25.8 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 58261

Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,697 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Ardoch:

$60,697
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,062 (it was $7,306 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $32,864 (it was $14,500 in 2000)
Ardoch:

$32,864
ND:

$155,400
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  • Races in Ardoch, ND (2010)

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    • 3755.2%White alone
    • 3044.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ardoch: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (15.1%), United States (6.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 825 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 258 people per square mile   (very low).

Ardoch, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Ardoch:

  • High school or higher: 34.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ardoch city:

  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 80.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

17 residents are foreign born (27.9% Latin America).

This city:

27.9%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $634 (1.9%)

Ardoch satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (95.6 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (296.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (644.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Forest River, ND (2.4 miles) , Minto, ND (2.5 miles ), Oslo, MN (3.1 miles ), Gilby, ND (3.2 miles ), Manvel, ND (3.5 miles ), Inkster, ND (3.8 miles) , Grafton, ND (3.9 miles ), Conway, ND (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 48.21 N, Longitude: 97.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

3.3%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+24.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (75%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Educational services (63%)
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (50%)
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (63%)
  • Production occupations (38%)
  • 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 Ardoch, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ardoch-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.0 miles away from the Ardoch city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 tornado 35.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ardoch-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 682.2 miles away from Ardoch center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 181.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 293.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 168.7 miles away from Ardoch center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 309.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walsh County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 27, Storms: 15, Snows: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ardoch topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ardoch:

  • REM ND INC-MANVEL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; GRAFTON, ND)
  • UNITY MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; GRAFTON, ND)
  • FRIENDSHIP-412 (Hospital, about 15 miles away; GRAFTON, ND)
  • REM ND INC-SUMMIT (Hospital, about 15 miles away; GRAFTON, ND)
  • LUTHERAN SUNSET HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GRAFTON, ND)
  • STATE DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GRAFTON, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ardoch:

  • University of North Dakota (about 24 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 55 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 95 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 97 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 97 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bemidji State University (about 125 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 138 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

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Walsh 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 2001 was 44.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 8.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.35
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 2.6%
(100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.5 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.9%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  21.1%
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:

17.2
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ardoch city (based on Walsh County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,31520
Catholic3,3209
Evangelical Protestant68411
Other11
None2,799-
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: 6
Walsh County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Walsh County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Walsh County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

14.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Walsh County:

28.4%
North Dakota:

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

13.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ardoch:

39.7%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.8%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

27.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Ardoch:

35.6%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Ardoch:

52.3%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Ardoch:

79.4%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ardoch, ND Residents
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
Streets and Highways 1$662$7,9440$96
Water Supply 1$664$7,9680$0
Totals for Government 2$1,326$7,9560$848

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.16% ($30,340 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.46% ($26,048)
from Pembina County, ND  0.35% ($29,000)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.62% ($32,387 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.84% ($37,769)
to Pembina County, ND  0.35% ($26,875)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ardoch:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KXPO (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KUND (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KKXL (1440 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ardoch:

  • KJKJ (107.5 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKXL-FM (92.9 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNOX-FM (94.7 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KAUJ (100.9 FM; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Ardoch:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

Ardoch fatal accident list:

Jun 3, 1976 07:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jun 3, 1975 07:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Ardoch, Intersection Of 159th Ave. Ne & 54th St. Ne (4.5 Km West Of Oslo, Mn) (Lat: 48.194361 Lon: -97.191583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQDX623
    Assigned Frequencies: 7112.50 MHzGrant Date: 11/23/2005, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Jack W AndersonRegistrant: Prairie Public Broadcasting, 207 North Fifth Street, Fargo, ND 58108, Phone: (701) 239-7504, Fax: (701) 239-7655, Email:
  • Ardoch, Intersection Of 159th Ave. Ne & 54th St. Ne (4.5 Km West Of Oslo, Mn) (Lat: 48.194361 Lon: -97.191583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 104.9 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQDX625
    Assigned Frequencies: 7012.50 MHzGrant Date: 11/23/2005, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Jack W AndersonRegistrant: Prairie Public Broadcasting, 207 North Fifth Street, Fargo, ND 58108, Phone: (701) 239-7504, Fax: (701) 239-7650, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0DQU, Licensee ID: L01475550, Grant Date: 03/19/2009, Expiration Date: 03/19/2019, Registrant: Douglas D Praska, 207 Wall Street, Ardoch, ND 58261

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)

Ardoch compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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