Ardoch, North Dakota

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Population in 2017: 77 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +26.2%
 
Males: 39  (51.8%)
Females: 38  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

26.8 years
North Dakota median age:

35.4 years

Zip code: 58261

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,977 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Ardoch:

$37,977
ND:

$61,843

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,996 (it was $7,306 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $41,335 (it was $14,500 in 2000)
Ardoch:

$41,335
ND:

$194,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $46,423; detached houses: $47,063
March 2019 cost of living index in Ardoch: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.7%
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  • Races in Ardoch, ND (2010)
    • 3755.2%White alone
    • 3044.8%Hispanic
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Ancestries: Polish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 825 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 297 people per square mile   (very low).

Ardoch, North Dakota map

29 residents are foreign born (25.9% Latin America).

This city:

25.9%
North Dakota:

100.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Ardoch city:

1.8% ($260)
North Dakota:

1.8% ($1,247)

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

Distribution of median household income in Ardoch, ND in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ardoch, ND in 2017

Ardoch satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
North Dakota:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+24.5%).

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 Ardoch 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 Ardoch 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 Ardoch 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 (33) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 29
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 30, Storms: 16, 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).
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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Ardoch:

Marital status in Ardoch, ND
  • Never married: 13.7%
  • Now married: 78.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in Ardoch:

  • High school or higher: 40.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.6
North Dakota average:

9.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ardoch, ND (based on Walsh County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
State:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Walsh County:

13.6%
North Dakota:

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
Water Supply 1$664$7,9680$0
Streets and Highways 1$662$7,9440$96
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$77
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$212
Financial Administration 0$0 0$434
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$29
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2$1,326$7,9560$848

5.14% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
North Dakota average:

8.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.90% ($40,049 average AGI)

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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.8mTotal length
  • $709,000Total costs
  • 7,883Total average daily traffic
  • 1,544Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,674Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ardoch, ND - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ardoch, ND

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/23/2005, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Jack W Anderson, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 11/23/2005, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Certifier: Jack W Anderson, Registrant: Prairie Public Broadcasting, 207 North Fifth Street, Fargo, ND 58108, Phone: (701) 239-7504, Fax: (701) 239-7650, Email:
  • Jason Brault, Lat: 48.206500 Lon: -97.341167, Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQLC845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2009, Expiration Date: 12/08/2019, Certifier: Tom Heier, Registrant: Midcontinent Communications, 3901 N. Louise Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57107, Phone: (605) 357-5777, Fax: (605) 330-4083, Email:
  • Wyatt Osowski, Lat: 48.230222 Lon: -97.348444, Type: Mast, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQLC845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2009, Expiration Date: 12/08/2019, Certifier: Tom Heier, Registrant: Midcontinent Communications, 3901 N. Louise Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57107, Phone: (605) 357-5777, Fax: (605) 330-4083, Email:
  • Justin McDonald, Lat: 48.165722 Lon: -97.340111, Type: Mast, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQLC845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2009, Expiration Date: 12/08/2019, Certifier: Tom Heier, Registrant: Midcontinent Communications, 3901 N. Louise Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57107, Phone: (605) 357-5777, Fax: (605) 330-4083, 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 in houses and condos in Ardoch, ND
  • 85.0%Electricity
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Ardoch compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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