Ashley, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 756 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: 358  (47.4%)
Females: 398  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  60.9 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip codes: 58413.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,830 (it was $18,015 in 2000)
Ashley:

$29,830
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,395 (it was $13,001 in 2000)

Ashley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $51,057 (it was $22,900 in 2000)
Ashley:

$51,057
ND:

$155,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $612.

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  • Races in Ashley, ND (2010)

    Ashley races chart
    • 72797.1%White alone
    • 131.7%Two or more races
    • 40.5%Asian alone
    • 30.4%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

Races in Ashley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ashley: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (52.1%), Norwegian (9.1%), Russian (8.9%), Irish (6.1%), English (5.2%), United States (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2020 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,204 people per square mile   (low).

Ashley,ND real estate house value index trend

Ashley, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Ashley:

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashley city:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 16.5%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

16 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $751 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $759 (1.4%)

Ashley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (86.0 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (305.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (649.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Venturia, ND (3.0 miles) , Long Lake, SD (3.8 miles) , Lehr, ND (4.1 miles) , Wishek, ND (4.2 miles ), Eureka, SD (4.7 miles ), Zeeland, ND (4.7 miles) , Artas, SD (4.8 miles) , Fredonia, ND (4.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $183,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $500,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.03 N, Longitude: 99.37 W

Area code: 701

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

2.7%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -165 (-15.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (51%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Ashley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ashley, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ashley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/31/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Ashley city center killed 2 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/19/1974, a category F3 tornado 17.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people.

Earthquake activity:

Ashley-area historical earthquake activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 69% 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 557.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 126.0 miles away from Ashley center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 162.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 396.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 150.5 miles away from Ashley center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 343.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McIntosh County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ashley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ashley:

  • ASHLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 612 CENTER AVENUE N)
  • ASHLEY MEDICAL CENTER NURSING HOME (612 CENTER AVE N)

airports located in Ashley:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashley:

  • Northern State University (about 59 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of Mary (about 82 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 88 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 134 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 137 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 137 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 138 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

Public high school in Ashley:

Public elementary/middle school in Ashley:

See full list of schools located in Ashley

Library in Ashley:

  • ASHLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,197; Location: 113 FIRST AVENUE NW; 10,750 books; 72 audio materials; 90 video materials; 7 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Ashley: Ashley Rural Fire Department (A), Ashley Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Ashley Motel (207 W Main Street).

Court: McIntosh County - Clerk of Court (112 1st Street Northeast).

McIntosh 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: 17.1%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.8 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.4%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
40 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Ashley (2011 data):

  • McIntosh County Bank: Mcintosh County Bank at 204 West Main Street, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $83.0 mil, Deposits: $63.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Mcintosh County Bank Holding Company, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.5
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ashley city (based on McIntosh County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,6567
Evangelical Protestant68810
Catholic4643
Other1-
None--
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: 3
McIntosh County:

10.99 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

21.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
McIntosh County:

28.5%
North Dakota:

27.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ashley:

53.3%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.8%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Ashley:

29.6
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ashley:

20.4%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

23.1%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ashley:

6.9
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

43.8%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Ashley:

53.4%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.1%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ashley, ND Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$27,001$46,2870$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$595
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$4,514
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$2,224
Local Libraries 0$0 2$609
Totals for Government 7$27,001$46,28715$7,942

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,000 ($3.97)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($112.43)
    Water Utilities: $77,000 ($101.85)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($43.65)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($37.04)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($31.75)
    General - Other: $22,000 ($29.10)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($22.49)
    Health Services - Other: $8,000 ($10.58)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($5.29)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Air Transportation: $8,000 ($10.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($7.94)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($6.61)
    General: $2,000 ($2.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $19,000 ($25.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $148,000 ($195.77)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $69,000 ($91.27)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($29.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($3.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($13.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $42,000 ($55.56)
    Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($51.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $88,000 ($116.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $52,000 ($68.78)
    Highways: $39,000 ($51.59)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($3.97)
  • Tax - Property: $99,000 ($130.95)
    Total General Sales: $44,000 ($58.20)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $395,000 ($522.49)

3.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,189 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.23%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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

4.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
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 Burleigh County, ND  0.95% ($37,091 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashley:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashley)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Ashley School 1/8 Mi W (Lat: 46.033861 Lon: -99.381222), Call Sign: KNET562
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.860 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2013, Expiration Date: 02/09/2023Registrant: Electronic Communications, Bismarck, ND 58501, Phone: (701) 258-7698, Fax: (701) 223-4200, Email:
  • 612 Center Ave N (Lat: 46.039139 Lon: -99.372333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Call Sign: WPFT874
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.955 MHzGrant Date: 09/18/2014, Expiration Date: 10/19/2024Registrant: State Of North Dakota, State Radio Communications, Fraine Barracks Lane, Bldg.#35, Bismarck, ND 58506, Phone: (701) 328-8100, Fax: (701) 328-8181, Email:
  • County Courthouse (Lat: 46.034972 Lon: -99.369833), Call Sign: KIU636
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.430 MHz, 155.505 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/2012, Expiration Date: 04/20/2022Registrant: Apco Spectrum Management Division Licensing Service 10/22/12, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • 1/8 Mi W (Lat: 46.033861 Lon: -99.381222), Call Sign: KNDV807
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.220 MHzGrant Date: 07/14/2012, Expiration Date: 09/25/2022Registrant: Jamestown Communications Inc., 2703 Hwy 281 S, Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:
  • 612 Center Ave N (Lat: 46.039139 Lon: -99.372333), Call Sign: KXQ737, Licensee ID: L00121551
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.007 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 155.400 MHzGrant Date: 09/20/2011, Expiration Date: 10/20/2021Registrant: Ashley Medical Center
  • Mcintosh County Courthouse (Lat: 46.034972 Lon: -99.369833), Type: Building, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: WSR214
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.085 MHzGrant Date: 06/18/2015, Expiration Date: 09/07/2025, Certifier: Harold G NarumRegistrant: Div. Of Homeland Security, Fraine Barracks Lane, Bldg. 35, Bismarck, ND 58506-5511, Phone: (701) 328-8100, Fax: (701) 328-8181, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ASHLEY, Ne .25 Sw .25 Sec 18 Twp 129n Rng 71w (Lat: 45.991083 Lon: -99.620111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQDT320
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHzGrant Date: 09/19/2015, Expiration Date: 10/25/2025, Certifier: Thomas C FloydRegistrant: Northern Border Pipeline Company, 5250 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-4520, Fax: (248) 205-4620, Email:
  • ASHLEY, Ne 1/4 Sw 1/4 Sec 18 Township 129n Range 71w (Lat: 45.991083 Lon: -99.620111), Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WHC843
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2002, Expiration Date: 07/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2005Registrant: Northern Border Pipeline Company, 13710 Fnb Parkway, Omaha, NE 68154-8500, Phone: (402) 492-7467, Fax: (402) 492-7485, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N2GFA, Licensee ID: L00526430, Grant Date: 02/02/2007, Expiration Date: 02/21/2017, Certifier: Gerard R Zlotkowski, Registrant: Gerard R Zlotkowski, Ashley, ND 58413-0539
  • Call Sign: KD0RER, Licensee ID: L01694989, Grant Date: 03/09/2012, Expiration Date: 03/09/2022, Certifier: James W Grossmann, Registrant: James W Grossmann, Ashley, ND 58413


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ashley)

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

  • ASHLEY CITY OF (Population served: 749, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Ashley

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ashley, ND
Most common first names in Ashley, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3580.3 years
Jacob2880.2 years
Fred1979.1 years
Emma1984.1 years
Lydia1881.4 years
Edwin1476.2 years
Edward1477.3 years
Christ1378.8 years
Gottlieb1381.7 years
Arthur1280.4 years
Most common last names in Ashley, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bertsch2382.2 years
Hoffman1776.9 years
Nitschke1585.0 years
Fischer1584.5 years
Dockter1482.7 years
Schock1475.5 years
Bender1484.2 years
Maier1479.6 years
Eszlinger1474.7 years
Schauer1275.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Businesses in Ashley, ND

  • True Value: 1

Ashley compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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