Ayr, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 17 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -26.1%
Males: 11  (66.7%)
Females: (33.3%)
Median resident age:  26.9 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58007

Estimated median household income in 2016: $70,255 (it was $46,875 in 2000)
Ayr:

$70,255
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $35,141 (it was $55,567 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $35,256 (it was $16,300 in 2000)
Ayr:

$35,256
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $228,021; Detached houses: $244,528; Townhouses or other attached units: $148,021; In 2-unit structures: $512,111; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $319,177; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $296,945; Mobile homes: $48,725
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ayr: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scandinavian (45.0%), Norwegian (35.0%), American (5.0%), German (5.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1205 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 207 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ayr:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ayr city:

  • Never married: 57.7%
  • Now married: 18.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 23.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Ayr city:  2.9% ($475)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Ayr satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (34.3 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (248.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (602.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Erie, ND (2.7 miles) , Page, ND (3.0 miles ), Buffalo, ND (3.0 miles ), Wheatland, ND (3.4 miles) , Tower City, ND (3.5 miles ), Amenia, ND (3.6 miles) , Arthur, ND (3.7 miles ), Oriska, ND (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 47.04 N, Longitude: 97.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

1.9%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+21.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (87%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (67%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (60%)
  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (67%)
  • Material moving occupations (33%)
  • 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 Ayr, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ayr-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Ayr 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 37.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ayr-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 79% 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 117.5 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 656.5 miles away from Ayr 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 110.6 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 216.4 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 91.7 miles away from Ayr 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 229.6 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 (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 25, 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).
Ayr topographic map

Birthplace of: Verne J. McCaul - Soilder.

airports located in Ayr:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ayr:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 34 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 37 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 37 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • University of North Dakota (about 64 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 68 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 85 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 98 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)

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Cass 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 2016: 26.1%
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  44.4%
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 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.4
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ayr 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ayr:

50.0%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ayr:

50.0%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Ayr:

25.2
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ayr:

20.0%
North Dakota:

21.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ayr:

7.6
North Dakota:

6.9

General health condition:
Here:

70.0%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Ayr:

84.0%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ayr, 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

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 Ayr:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ayr:

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

TV broadcast stations around Ayr:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ayr)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 150 Main St (Lat: 47.047833 Lon: -97.498750), Call Sign: WPTQ351, Licensee ID: L00399619
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.437 MHzGrant Date: 11/21/2001, Expiration Date: 11/21/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2012, Certifier: Joel C MooreRegistrant: The Arthur Companies Inc, Arthur, ND 58006, Phone: (701) 967-8312, Fax: (701) 967-8381, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PAGEHUNTER, Se 1/4 Sw 1/4 Section 4, Township 143 N, Range 53 W (Lat: 47.137944 Lon: -97.402972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 134.9 m, Overall height: 139 m, Call Sign: WQTI628
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/2014, Expiration Date: 02/11/2024, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: Att Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 112RA , Serial Number: 1328-2002, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Michael L Schroeder, 14578 26th St Se, Ayr, ND 58007
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/25/2009
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43437 , Serial Number: 7096, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/02/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Michael L Schroeder, 14578 26th St Se, Ayr, ND 58007
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4405Z , Serial Number: 18-8738, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Michael L Schroeder, 14578 26th St Se, Ayr, ND 58007
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 729J , Serial Number: 1313-2001, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Robert P Punton, 14628 28th St Se, Ayr, ND 58007
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86957 , Serial Number: 692-74, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Swan Creek Flying Club Inc, 2837 144th Ave Se, Ayr, ND 58007

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)

Ayr 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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