Argusville, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 483 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +228.6%
Males: 273  (56.5%)
Females: 210  (43.5%)
Median resident age:  31.5 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 58005

Estimated median household income in 2013: $95,060 (it was $44,750 in 2000)
Argusville:

$95,060
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,314 (it was $19,984 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $246,720 (it was $74,400 in 2000)
Argusville:

$246,720
ND:

$155,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $794.

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    • 46597.9%White alone
    • 71.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Argusville: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.1%), Norwegian (30.5%), Irish (5.2%), English (5.0%), Russian (4.1%), French (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 886 feet

Land area: 3.99 square miles.

Population density: 121 people per square mile   (very low).

Argusville, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Argusville:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Argusville city:

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 76.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

7 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 1.4% Europe).

This city:

4.8%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,300 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,439 (1.7%)

Argusville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (13.8 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (227.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (581.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Brooktree Park, ND (2.0 miles) , Harwood, ND (2.4 miles ), Gardner, ND (2.6 miles) , Georgetown, MN (2.6 miles) , Reile's Acres, ND (3.1 miles ), North River, ND (3.1 miles) , Perley, MN (3.3 miles) , Oakport, MN (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $60,000

Latitude: 47.05 N, Longitude: 96.94 W

Argusville household income distribution Argusville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.1%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-7.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Average climate in Argusville, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Argusville, North Dakota average temperatures Argusville, North Dakota average precipitation Argusville, North Dakota humidity Argusville, North Dakota wind speed Argusville, North Dakota snowfall Argusville, North Dakota sunshine Argusville, North Dakota clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Argusville-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.2 miles away from the Argusville city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Argusville-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 104.7 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 682.4 miles away from Argusville 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 100.1 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 229.8 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 87.5 miles away from Argusville 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 237.3 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 Cass County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 23, Storms: 12, Snows: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Argusville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Argusville:

  • FARGO VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 13 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • ROSEWOOD ON BROADWAY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • FRASER-631 (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WEST FARGO, ND)
  • SHEYENNE CROSSINGS CARE CENTER/TCU (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WEST FARGO, ND)
  • SANFORD MEDICAL CENTER FARGO Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • MERITCARE HOS SAME DAY SURGERY (Hospital, about 14 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • BETHANY ON UNIVERSITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FARGO, ND)

Airports located in Argusville:

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Amtrak station near Argusville:

  • 14 miles: FARGO (420 4TH ST. N) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Argusville:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 13 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 16 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 16 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 56 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • University of North Dakota (about 61 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 67 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 83 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)

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Notable location: Argusville Fire Protection District Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cass 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 2012 was 77.1. This is about average.

City:

77.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.172. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.172
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.58
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.236. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.04. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.04
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Argusville that have no violations reported:

  • ARGUSVILLE CITY OF (Population served: 475, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.7%
(0.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  84.8%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Argusville compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Argusville city (based on Cass County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant46,44471
Catholic26,43814
Evangelical Protestant14,31844
Other1,80510
Orthodox501
None60,723-
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: 19
Cass County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Cass County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 98
Here:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

26.0%
North Dakota:

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

11.1%
State:

13.0%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$89
Sewerage 0$0 1$115
Totals for Government 0$0 2$204

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($26.92)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($24.84)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($18.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($14.49)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($10.35)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($10.35)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($2.07)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $26,000 ($53.83)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($18.63)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($16.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($14.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $25,000 ($51.76)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($4.14)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($2.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($35.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($16.56)
    General Support: $3,000 ($6.21)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($12.42)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.07)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($124.22)

7.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
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 Clay County, MN  1.15% ($29,990 average AGI)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.41% ($32,208)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.30% ($43,541)


7.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Cass County:

0.06%
North Dakota average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clay County, MN  1.16% ($35,623 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.33% ($41,147)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.30% ($36,108)

Strongest AM radio stations in Argusville:

  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Argusville:

  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KDJZ (100.7 FM; HARWOOD, ND; Owner: TOM INGSTAD NORTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCM-FM (91.1 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KVMI (103.9 FM; ARTHUR, ND; Owner: VISION MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • KQWB-FM (98.7 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCCD (90.3 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Argusville:

  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • KVNJ-LP (Channel 2; FARGO, ND; Owner: G.I.G., INC.)
  • K56ET (Channel 56; FARGO, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Argusville fatal accident list:

Sep 20, 2000 04:15 AM, Cr-4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .5 Mi Harwood & 1 1/4 Mi E (Lat: 46.992194 Lon: -96.854528), Call Sign: WRS513, Licensee ID: L00053183
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2004, Expiration Date: 11/09/2014
    Registrant: Robert Bjerke, 17214 29th Se, Argusville, ND 58005-9786, Phone: (701) 282-4012

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0BRY, Licensee ID: L00581978
    Grant Date: 08/05/2003, Expiration Date: 08/05/2013, Certifier: Kevin J Ohnstad
    Registrant: Kevin J Ohnstad, 17270 20th Street Se, Argusville, ND 58005
  • Call Sign: KB0HNQ, Licensee ID: L00731947
    Grant Date: 08/19/2003, Expiration Date: 04/27/2013, Certifier: Teresa M Ohnstad
    Registrant: Teresa M Ohnstad, 17270 20th Street, Argusville, ND 58005


FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Argusville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$77,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.00

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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