Bowdon, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 133 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 58  (44.2%)
Females: 75  (55.8%)
Median resident age:  63.5 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58418

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,616 (it was $22,375 in 2000)
Bowdon:

$40,616
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,836 (it was $24,843 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $61,516 (it was $12,300 in 2000)
Bowdon:

$61,516
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $64,174; Detached houses: $69,770; Mobile homes: $21,789

Median gross rent in 2016: $407.

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  • Races in Bowdon, ND (2010)

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    • 12897.7%White alone
    • 21.5%Hispanic
    • 10.8%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bowdon: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (54.1%), Irish (8.2%), American (4.9%), English (4.9%), Russian (4.9%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1811 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 521 people per square mile   (low).

Bowdon, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Bowdon:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bowdon city:

  • Never married: 10.2%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

5 residents are foreign born (3.1% Africa).

This city:

3.1%
North Dakota:

3.3%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Bowdon, North Dakota as of December 12, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Bowdon to the number of sex offenders is 163 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $488 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $268 (0.4%)

Bowdon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (67.8 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (353.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (707.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hurdsfield, ND (3.2 miles) , Fessenden, ND (3.6 miles ), Sykeston, ND (3.8 miles) , Cathay, ND (3.9 miles) , Goodrich, ND (4.4 miles) , Hamberg, ND (4.7 miles) , Heimdal, ND (4.7 miles) , Robinson, ND (4.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $30,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.47 N, Longitude: 99.71 W

Area code: 701

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

3.0%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -55 (-28.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (38%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (3%)

Average climate in Bowdon, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bowdon-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/1/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Bowdon city center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bowdon-area historical earthquake activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 71% 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 562.2 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 214.3 miles away from Bowdon center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 225.7 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 373.9 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 204.4 miles away from Bowdon center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 453.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wells County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 9, Snows: 4, 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).
Bowdon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bowdon:

  • 4TH CORPORATION-FESSENDEN (Hospital, about 14 miles away; FESSENDEN, ND)

airports located in Bowdon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bowdon:

  • Bismarck State College (about 69 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 72 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Minot State University (about 92 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • University of North Dakota (about 127 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 143 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 145 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 145 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)

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Notable locations in Bowdon: Bowdon Fire Department (A), Bowdon Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Wells 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: 8.2%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.7 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  48.1%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Bowdon (2011 data):

  • Bank Forward: Bowdon Paying And Receiving Branch at 65 Main Street, branch established on 1966/10/28. Info updated 2010/08/27: Bank assets: $472.4 mil, Deposits: $374.8 mil, headquarters in Hannaford, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Security State Bank Holding Company
  • First International Bank & Trust: Bowdon Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1966/05/16. Info updated 2008/06/03: Bank assets: $1,088.7 mil, Deposits: $962.1 mil, headquarters in Watford City, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Watford City Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

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Religion statistics for Bowdon city (based on Wells County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,5259
Evangelical Protestant1,19216
Catholic9734
None517-
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: 7
Wells County:

16.42 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Wells County:

9.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

21.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Wells County:

28.5%
North Dakota:

27.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.1%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bowdon:

48.3%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Bowdon:

28.4
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.4%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bowdon:

7.0
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Bowdon:

29.7%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.2%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Bowdon:

68.7%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bowdon, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$153
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$77
Totals for Government 0$0 6$230

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $30,000 ($225.56)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($60.15)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($60.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($60.15)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($22.56)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($15.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($15.04)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($7.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $14,000 ($105.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $31,000 ($233.08)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($67.67)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($67.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($7.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($112.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($37.59)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($22.56)
    Rents: $1,000 ($7.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($67.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($60.15)
    General Support: $5,000 ($37.59)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($52.63)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $74,000 ($556.39)

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
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  0.55% ($21,700 average AGI)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,071 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
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  0.72% ($48,308 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.61% ($31,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bowdon:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KHND (1470 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, ND; Owner: THREE WAY BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bowdon:

  • KYNU (98.3 FM; CARRINGTON, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 302 41st Ave Ne (Lat: 47.458389 Lon: -99.671056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.1 m, Call Sign: KNKN356
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Jon Reis, ~0.2 Miles Southeast Of The Intersection Of 39th Ave Ne And Railway Street (Lat: 47.464111 Lon: -99.713278), Type: 128.0, Structure height: 38103 m, Overall height: 128 m, Registrant: 5154736256, Jreis@impact7g.Com, 6505 MERLE HAY ROAD Suite- B
  • Jon Reis, ~ 0.1 Miles Ne Of Highway 200 And 39th Avenue (Lat: 47.459000 Lon: -99.713194), Type: 126.5, Structure height: 38103 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Registrant: 5154736256, Jreis@impact7g.Com, 6505 MERLE HAY RD SUITE B
  • Jon Reis, ~ 0.1 Miles Ne Of The Intersection Of Highway 200 And 39th Avenue Ne, Type: 126.5, Structure height: 38103 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Registrant: 5154736256, Jreis@impact7g.Com, 6505 MERLE HAY RD SUITE B
  • Jon H Reis, ~0.2 Miles Southeast Of The Intersection Of 39th Ave Ne And Railway Street (Lat: 47.464111 Lon: -99.713278), Type: 128.0, Structure height: 38103 m, Overall height: 128 m, Registrant: 5154736256, Jreis@impact7g.Com, 6505 MERLE HAY ROAD Suite- B
  • Jon Reis, ~ 0.1 Miles Ne Of The Intersection Of Highway 200 And 39th Avenue Ne (Lat: 47.459000 Lon: -99.713194), Type: 126.5, Structure height: 38103 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Registrant: 5154736256, Jreis@impact7g.Com, 6505 MERLE HAY RD SUITE B

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57323 , Serial Number: 28-7415040, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): Buchmiller Aviation Inc, 366 43rd Ave Se, Bowdon, ND 58418
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 66967 , Serial Number: 15281694, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Jim Pryor And Associates LLC, 143 Chester Ave W, Bowdon, ND 58418
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8766E , Serial Number: 28R-7635213, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Buchmiller Aviation Inc, 366 43rd Ave Se, Bowdon, ND 58418

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

BOWDON CITY OF (Population served: 131, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2013)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (78%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)

Bowdon 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 below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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