Benedict, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 67 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.4%
Males: 34  (51.2%)
Females: 33  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  48.3 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58716

Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,533 (it was $32,188 in 2000)
Benedict:

$45,533
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,970 (it was $22,303 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $49,617 (it was $22,900 in 2000)
Benedict:

$49,617
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $53,650; Detached houses: $67,837; Mobile homes: $3,352
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  • Races in Benedict, ND (2010)

    Benedict races chart
    • 6192.4%White alone
    • 23.0%Two or more races
    • 23.0%Hispanic
    • 11.5%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Benedict: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Dutch (33.3%), German (16.7%), Russian (16.7%), Norwegian (8.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2090 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 266 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Benedict:

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 58.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Benedict city:

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 74.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $671 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $291 (2.1%)

Benedict satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (71.8 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (421.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (775.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ruso, ND (2.6 miles) , Max, ND (3.1 miles ), Voltaire, ND (4.1 miles) , Velva, ND (4.2 miles ), Sawyer, ND (4.2 miles ), Butte, ND (4.4 miles) , Douglas, ND (4.4 miles) , Garrison, ND (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 47.83 N, Longitude: 101.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

3.0%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+1.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (24%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (29%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Average climate in Benedict, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Benedict-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/5/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the Benedict city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1956, a category F3 tornado 42.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Benedict-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 65% 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 510.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 663.4 miles away from Benedict center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 340.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 262.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 510.3 miles away from Benedict center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 341.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McLean County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Benedict topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Benedict:

  • Minot State University (about 31 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 71 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 79 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of North Dakota (about 187 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northern State University (about 206 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 211 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 214 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

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McLean 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: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.3%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Benedict city (based on McLean County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,78919
Catholic2,2308
Evangelical Protestant2,15215
Orthodox101
Other1-
None780-
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
McLean County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
McLean County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
McLean County:

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

13.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
McLean County:

28.6%
North Dakota:

27.6%
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$26
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$36
Totals for Government 0$0 5$62

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $17,000 ($253.73)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($194.03)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($59.70)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($14.93)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($14.93)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($14.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($268.66)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,000 ($29.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,000 ($59.70)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($59.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($194.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($104.48)
    Highways: $2,000 ($29.85)
    General Support: $1,000 ($14.93)
  • Tax - NEC: $1,000 ($14.93)
    Property: $1,000 ($14.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,000 ($89.55)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

7.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($64,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
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 Burleigh County, ND  1.47% ($51,981 average AGI)
from Ward County, ND  0.92% ($38,912)
from Morton County, ND  0.35% ($43,923)


6.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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  1.93% ($38,314 average AGI)
to Ward County, ND  0.86% ($42,806)
to Morton County, ND  0.33% ($45,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Benedict:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Benedict:

  • KYYX (97.1 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMPR (88.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZPR (105.3 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIZZ (93.7 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHRT-FM (106.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Benedict:

  • KXMC-TV (Channel 13; MINOT, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSRE (Channel 6; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXND (Channel 24; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRIME CITIES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMCY (Channel 14; MINOT, ND; Owner: KBMY-KMCY, LLC)
  • KMOT (Channel 10; MINOT, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 150Total average daily traffic
  • 19Total average daily truck traffic
  • 220Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Benedict)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Benedict, 6.4 Mi N (Lat: 47.921944 Lon: -101.080000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 52 m, Overall height: 54 m, Call Sign: WQKW536
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6152.75 MHzGrant Date: 10/06/2009, Expiration Date: 10/06/2019, Certifier: David J Schneider PeRegistrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 E. Interstate Ave., Bismarck, ND 58503, Phone: (701) 557-5672, Fax: (701) 224-5322, Email:
  • BENEDICT JC, 6.5 Mi N Of (Lat: 47.922222 Lon: -101.077361), Overall height: 43.6 m, Call Sign: KAX43
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6375.14 MHzGrant Date: 09/06/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2005Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W. Mineral Ave., Rm. Ia-C7.18, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8714, Fax: (303) 707-9711, Email:
  • STATION, 6.4 Mi N Of (Lat: 47.921944 Lon: -101.079861), Overall height: 53.6 m, Call Sign: WHC467
    Assigned Frequencies: 6780.00 MHz, 6820.00 MHz, 6840.00 MHz, 6810.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/02/2008, Expiration Date: 09/25/2018Registrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 East Interstate Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58503, Phone: (701) 223-0441, Fax: (701) 224-5322, Email:
  • BENE JCT, 7 Mi N (Lat: 47.922222 Lon: -101.077361), Overall height: 43.6 m, Call Sign: WHT205, Licensee ID: L00009440
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/26/2010Registrant: Srt Communications, Inc.

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1946Z , Serial Number: 7AC29, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce D Marchand, 108 Charles St Box 217, Benedict, ND 58716
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3938K , Serial Number: 28-23813, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/06/1967
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Palmer A Lindlauf, 2387 29th St Nw, Benedict, ND 58716, Other Owners: Helen M Lindlauf

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

BENEDICT CITY OF (Population served: 66, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-12-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (68%)
  • Electricity (29%)

Businesses in Benedict, ND

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2

Benedict compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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