Barney, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 51 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -26.1%
Males: 25  (49.1%)
Females: 26  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58008

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,343 (it was $36,875 in 2000)
Barney:

$50,343
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,189 (it was $14,079 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $44,902 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Barney:

$44,902
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $49,916; Detached houses: $49,586
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    • 5198.1%White alone
    • 11.9%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Barney: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (66.7%), American (8.3%), Norwegian (4.2%), Scandinavian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1035 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 320 people per square mile   (very low).

Barney, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Barney:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barney city:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 38.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 26.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $432 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $517 (1.2%)

Barney satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (42.8 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (201.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (554.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mooreton, ND (2.4 miles ), Wyndmere, ND (2.5 miles ), Mantador, ND (2.7 miles) , Great Bend, ND (3.5 miles) , Dwight, ND (3.6 miles) , Hankinson, ND (3.8 miles ), Lidgerwood, ND (3.9 miles ), Colfax, ND (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 46.27 N, Longitude: 97.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

2.4%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-9.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (32%)
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

Average climate in Barney, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Barney-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/2/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Barney city center killed 2 people and injured 19 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.8 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Barney-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 81% 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 62.0 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 53.3 miles away from Barney center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 672.4 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) earthquake occurred 184.2 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 33.8 miles away from Barney 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 185.6 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 Richland County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 26, Storms: 13, Snows: 3, 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).
Barney topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Barney:

  • ST GERARD'S COMMUNITY OF CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HANKINSON, ND)

airports located in Barney:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barney:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 19 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 43 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 43 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 45 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 83 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northern State University (about 92 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

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Notable location: Barney City Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Peace Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Richland 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: 1.9%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.3%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

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Religion statistics for Barney city (based on Richland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,4237
Mainline Protestant4,34521
Evangelical Protestant2,84216
Other1451
None4,566-
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
Richland County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Richland County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

7.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

27.3%
North Dakota:

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

14.9%
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$153
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$128
Totals for Government 0$0 6$281

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,756 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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 Cass County, ND  1.64% ($42,413 average AGI)
from Wilkin County, MN  0.63% ($35,400)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.19% ($73,750)


7.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
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 Cass County, ND  2.64% ($32,260 average AGI)
to Wilkin County, MN  0.66% ($42,452)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.27% ($32,471)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barney:

  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBMW (1450 AM; 1 kW; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barney:

  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KEGK (106.9 FM; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: GUDERIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Barney:

  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Cr 1.75 Mi Ne (Lat: 46.308306 Lon: -96.983694), Call Sign: KRM640
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.540 MHzGrant Date: 02/13/2013, Expiration Date: 02/09/2023Registrant: Minn-Kota Communications, Inc, 7940 178th Ave Se, Wahpeton, ND 58075, Phone: (701) 642-9229, Fax: (701) 642-9220, Email:
  • .75 Mi W Co Rd 10 On Co Rd 25 (Lat: 46.366917 Lon: -96.963417), Call Sign: KNAV279
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.625 MHzGrant Date: 04/03/1996, Expiration Date: 04/24/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2001Registrant: Gary Woodbury, Barney, ND 58008, Phone: (701) 274-8227
  • 1/2 Mi E & 4 Mi N (Lat: 46.325528 Lon: -96.987306), Call Sign: WNVI457
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.471 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2011, Expiration Date: 01/29/2021Registrant: Minn-Kota Communications, Inc, 7940 178th Ave Se, Wahpeton, ND 58075, Phone: (701) 642-9229, Fax: (701) 642-9220, Email:
  • 16510 72 St Se (Lat: 46.376111 Lon: -96.963056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WPUK838
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.625 MHzGrant Date: 03/25/2002, Expiration Date: 03/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2012, Certifier: Gary WoodburyRegistrant: Minn-Kota Communications Inc, 7940 178 Ave Se, Wahpeton, ND 58075, Phone: (701) 642-9229, Fax: (701) 642-9220

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA7SSI, Licensee ID: L00340922, Grant Date: 05/24/1994, Expiration Date: 05/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2001, Certifier: Robert A Ulvestad, Registrant: Robert A Ulvestad, 210 Iowa Ave, Barney, ND 58008
  • Call Sign: KC0KEV, Previous Call Sign: KA7SSI, Licensee ID: L00340922, Grant Date: 05/24/1994, Expiration Date: 05/24/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2004, Certifier: Robert A Ulvestad, Registrant: Robert A Ulvestad, 210 Iowa Ave, Barney, ND 58008
  • Call Sign: KC0RYD, Previous Call Sign: KC0KEV, Licensee ID: L00340922, Grant Date: 09/24/2015, Expiration Date: 09/24/2025, Certifier: Robert A Ulvestad, Registrant: Robert A Ulvestad, 210 Iowa Ave, Barney, ND 58008


FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Barney)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Barney and their reported violations in the past:

BARNEY CITY OF (Population served: 52, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)
  • Electricity (16%)

Barney compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
There are 6 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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