Binford, North Dakota

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Population in 2017: 170 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.4%
 
Males: 88  (51.8%)
Females: 82  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

55.8 years
North Dakota median age:

35.4 years

Zip codes: 58416.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,349 (it was $25,375 in 2000)
Binford:

$45,349
ND:

$61,843

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,700 (it was $14,459 in 2000)

Binford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $51,027 (it was $17,900 in 2000)
Binford:

$51,027
ND:

$194,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $57,690; detached houses: $59,208; mobile homes: $45,826

Median gross rent in 2017: $340.

March 2019 cost of living index in Binford: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.9%
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Ancestries: Norwegian (45.9%), German (28.4%), Italian (5.4%), English (4.1%), French (2.7%), Danish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1520 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 485 people per square mile   (low).

Binford, North Dakota map

1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.5%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,052 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $405 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (86.6 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (301.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (656.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Jessie, ND (2.3 miles),
McHenry, ND (3.4 miles),
Sutton, ND (3.4 miles),
Glenfield, ND (3.6 miles),
Cooperstown, ND (3.6 miles ),
Pekin, ND (4.0 miles),
McVille, ND (4.0 miles ),
Aneta, ND (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 47.56 N, Longitude: 98.35 W

Area code: 701

Distribution of median household income in Binford, ND in 2017
Distribution of house value in Binford, ND in 2017

Binford satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
North Dakota:

3.0%
Most common industries in Binford, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Repair & maintenance (16.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.7%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.9%)
  • Warehousing & storage (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Repair & maintenance (30.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.1%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Warehousing & storage (11.1%)
  • Truck transportation (8.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.0%)
  • Educational services (18.8%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (9.4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (9.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.4%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Binford, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (19.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (19.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (19.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.6%)
  • Religious workers (5.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (18.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (15.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Teachers, special education (6.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)

Average climate in Binford, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2000 was 41.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 1.80. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2000 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Binford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.5 miles away from the Binford city center caused $200,000 in damages.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Binford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 77% 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 625.1 miles away from Binford 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 170.6 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 237.1 miles away from Binford center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 162.9 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 141.4 miles away from Binford center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 431.2 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 Griggs County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 10, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Binford topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Binford:

  • GRIGGS COUNTY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; COOPERSTOWN, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Binford:

  • University of North Dakota (about 65 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 86 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 89 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 89 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 109 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 122 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Bismarck State College (about 127 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)

Public elementary/middle school in Binford:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Binford Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Griggs County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

RED WILLOW LAKE RESORT (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
BINFORD CITY OF (Population served: 183, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-10-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
RED WILLOW BIBLE CAMP (Population served: 29, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
North Dakota:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.5%
Whole state:

60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Binford (2011 data):

  • The Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Tolna: Binford Branch at 307 Whinery Street, branch established on 2001/12/03. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $54.7 mil, Deposits: $48.5 mil, headquarters in Tolna, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Tolna Bancorp, Inc.
  • McVille State Bank: Whinery Street Branch at 213 Whinery Street, branch established on 2001/08/20. Info updated 2008/05/16: Bank assets: $40.3 mil, Deposits: $36.7 mil, headquarters in Mcville, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mcville Financial Services, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Binford:

Marital status in Binford, ND
  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

For population 25 years and over in Binford:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
North Dakota average:

9.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Binford, ND (based on Griggs County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8528
Evangelical Protestant4258
Catholic2252
Other3-
None915-
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 convenience stores (with gas): 1
Griggs County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Griggs County:

12.50 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Griggs County:

9.0%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Griggs County:

27.6%
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
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$74
Financial Administration 0$0 0$1,206
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$2,454
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$245
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$3,979

Binford government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($252.94)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($217.65)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($82.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($70.59)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($23.53)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($23.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($11.76)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,000 ($58.82)

Binford government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($82.35)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($35.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $14,000 ($82.35)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($35.29)
    Rents: $2,000 ($11.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($241.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $29,000 ($170.59)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($70.59)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($47.06)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($11.76)

Binford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,000 ($123.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $60,000 ($352.94)

Strongest AM radio stations in Binford:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Binford:

  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Binford:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.2mTotal length
  • 20Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Binford)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Binford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 368RT , Serial Number: 28-7890531, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 10/06/2015
    Registrant (Partnership): Flying Partners LLP Baldhill, 9970 1st St Ne, Binford, ND 58416
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BF (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 94983 , Serial Number: 9383, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Doll, , Binford, ND 58416
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/28/2018

Most common first names in Binford, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Arthur880.4 years
John678.7 years
Henry579.8 years
Wallace569.0 years
Albert579.8 years
Olga579.0 years
Carl584.2 years
Clara488.7 years
Alice478.3 years
Kenneth476.3 years
Most common last names in Binford, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson1175.4 years
Larson1180.4 years
Evers876.9 years
Rorvig784.8 years
Overby682.7 years
Miller684.7 years
Peterson687.7 years
Adrian578.8 years
Anderson580.4 years
Oien571.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Binford, ND
  • 38.8%Electricity
  • 36.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.1%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Binford, ND
  • 55.3%Electricity
  • 18.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.8%Other fuel
  • 10.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Binford compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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