Belcourt, North Dakota

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Population in 2010: 2,078. Population change since 2000: -14.8%
Males: 1,071  (51.6%)
Females: 1,007  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  27.8 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58316.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,884 (it was $12,880 in 2000)
Belcourt:

$26,884
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,758 (it was $8,432 in 2000)

Belcourt CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $60,151 (it was $41,600 in 2000)
Belcourt:

$60,151
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $61,534; Detached houses: $70,063; Mobile homes: $22,173

Median gross rent in 2012: $248.

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  • American Indian alone - 1,966 (94.6%)
  • White alone - 53 (2.6%)
  • Hispanic - 29 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Belcourt: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (42.8%), French Canadian (27.9%), Danish (3.8%), Norwegian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1960 feet

Land area: 5.85 square miles.

Population density: 355 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Belcourt:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 21.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belcourt CDP:

  • Never married: 46.7%
  • Now married: 27.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

33 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.4%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $639 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Belcourt satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (148.2 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (406.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (759.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Green Acres, ND (1.6 miles ), Rolla, ND (2.5 miles ), Shell Valley, ND (2.5 miles ), St. John, ND (2.7 miles ), East Dunseith, ND (3.5 miles ), Rolette, ND (3.6 miles ), Dunseith, ND (3.8 miles ), Mylo, ND (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 48.84 N, Longitude: 99.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

17.2%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Belcourt, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Belcourt-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/7/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Belcourt place center injured 3 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 6/26/1986, a category F3 tornado 34.6 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belcourt-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 74% 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 595.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 279.9 miles away from Belcourt center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 320.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 433.5 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 272.4 miles away from Belcourt center
On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 229.1 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 Rolette County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 10, Snows: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belcourt topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Belcourt:

  • P H S INDIAN HOSP AT BELCOURT-QUENTIN N BURDICK (Government - Federal, PO BOX 160)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Belcourt:

  • ROLETTE COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ROLETTE, ND)
  • DUNSEITH COM NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DUNSEITH, ND)

College/University in Belcourt:

  • Turtle Mountain Community College (Full-time enrollment: 507; Location: 10145 BIA #7 North; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.tm.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belcourt:

  • Minot State University (about 83 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • University of North Dakota (about 139 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Bismarck State College (about 149 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 154 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 172 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 192 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 195 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

Public high school in Belcourt:

Public elementary/middle schools in Belcourt:

Private elementary/middle school in Belcourt:

  • ST ANN'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: ONE ST ANN RD; Grades: KG - 6)
See full list of schools located in Belcourt, School District: BELCOURT PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT 7

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Notable location: Belcourt Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Belcourt: Saint Anns Indian Mission (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: An-qui-ni-gay Indian Burial Ground (1), Saint Anns Addition Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rolette 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 2012: 41.0%
(44.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.1% for American Indian residents, 75.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.4%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Belcourt in 2010:

  • 24 people in federal detention centers
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Belcourt in 2000:

  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in religious group quarters

Belcourt, North Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Belcourt compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Belcourt (2011 data):

  • Turtle Mountain State Bank: at 10 West Main Street, branch established on 2007/12/03. Info updated 2008/08/26: Bank assets: $20.8 mil, Deposits: $18.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Dacotah Bank: Paying & Receiving Station Facility at Turtle Mountain Shopping Center, branch established on 1979/05/15. Info updated 2007/08/07: Bank assets: $1,902.6 mil, Deposits: $1,684.0 mil, headquarters in Aberdeen, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Dacotah Banks, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Belcourt CDP (based on Rolette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 104.68%
Here: 104.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents83.1%8.5%1.7%1.6%1.2%
Congregations26.7%23.3%3.3%3.3%10.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents1.0%0.9%0.5%0.5%1.1%
Congregations6.7%3.3%3.3%3.3%16.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Rolette County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Rolette County:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rolette County:

37.6%
North Dakota:

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

23.5%
State:

13.0%

3.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.74%
North Dakota average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.51% ($18,810 average AGI)
from Ward County, ND  0.51% ($19,667)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.31% ($16,385)


5.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
North Dakota average:

7.80%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.90% ($22,684 average AGI)
to Ward County, ND  0.52% ($23,364)
to Cass County, ND  0.48% ($22,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belcourt:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; RUGBY, ND; Owner: RUGBY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belcourt:

  • KEYA (88.5 FM; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: KEYA, INC.)
  • KBTO (101.9 FM; BOTTINEAU, ND; Owner: PROGRAMMERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K261BA (100.1 FM; ROLLA, ND; Owner: STANDEF BROADCASTING CORP. OF ND)

TV broadcast stations around Belcourt:

  • K51EX (Channel 51; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K53DH (Channel 53; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K57EY (Channel 57; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K61EF (Channel 61; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K63ER (Channel 63; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K65FE (Channel 65; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K55FH (Channel 55; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K59DM (Channel 59; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Belcourt, North Dakota:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
North Dakota average:
  • Fatal accident count: 65
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 95
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 23
  • Fatalities: 68
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 160
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

Belcourt fatal accident list:

Nov 18, 1997 09:30 PM, Us281, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 8, 1994 01:06 AM, Bia #10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Aug 15, 1977 11:25 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 27, 1975 02:35 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Belcourt)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 7 Mi W On 281 3 1/2 Mi N 3/4 Mi E (Lat: 48.861111 Lon: -99.879583), Structure height: 77 m, Call Sign: WNZP835
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.587 MHz, 863.337 MHz, 864.087 MHz, 862.862 MHz, 863.587 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/01/2007, Expiration Date: 06/10/2017
    Registrant: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., 12505 Park Potomac Ave., 6th Floor, Potomac, MD 20854, Phone: (301) 255-0553, Fax: (301) 230-2891
  • Ojibwa Indian School (Lat: 48.837500 Lon: -99.750417), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNRW940
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2010, Expiration Date: 04/18/2020, Certifier: Kenneth Carlson
    Registrant: Hill & Welch, 1330 New Hampshire Ave., Nw #113, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 775-0070, Fax: (202) 775-9026, Email:
  • 5.5 Mi W 1.5 Mi N 1.4 Mi W 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 48.861111 Lon: -99.879583), Structure height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQLC281
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.737 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2010, Expiration Date: 04/12/2020, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2011, Certifier: Robert Cosgrove
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 48.810833 Lon: -99.845972, Call Sign: WQFW848
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.020 MHz, 160.185 MHz, 160.155 MHz, 160.125 MHz, 159.690 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/2006, Expiration Date: 10/24/2016, Certifier: Rhonda M Counts
    Registrant: Hy-Z Wireless Inc., 1006 6th Avenue South, Devils Lake, ND 58301, Phone: (701) 662-4040, Fax: (701) 662-4042, Email:
  • Water Treatment Plant - South Of Hwy 281 (Lat: 48.804639 Lon: -99.864333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 21.5 m, Call Sign: WQJZ697
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.275 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/2009, Expiration Date: 02/26/2019, Certifier: Kenny Azure
    Registrant: Houston Engineering, Inc., 3712 Lockport Street, Bismarck, ND 58503-5535, Phone: (701) 323-0200, Fax: (701) 323-0300, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BELCOURT, Lat: 48.664500 Lon: -99.840889, Call Sign: WQHM431
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2007, Expiration Date: 09/07/2017, Certifier: Kenneth Azure
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0ZXA
    Grant Date: 01/04/1994, Expiration Date: 01/04/2004, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2006
    Registrant: James L Haley, Belcourt, ND 58316

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-E2D (150 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1245U , Serial Number: 17266940, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Ursula R Delorme, Po Box 240, Belcourt, ND 58316

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

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