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Traill County

Population in 2012: 322 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.0%
 

Males: 165  (51.4%)
Females: 157  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  39.4 years
North Dakota median age:  44.8 years

Zip codes: 58218.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $74,289 (it was $40,694 in 2000)
Buxton:

$74,289
North Dakota:

$51,704
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $30,096

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $99,768 (it was $61,500 in 2000)
Buxton:

$99,768
North Dakota:

$128,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $91,749; Detached houses: $95,581; Mobile homes: $49,594

Median gross rent in 2011: $621.

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  • White alone - 318 (98.5%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Buxton: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (39.3%), German (34.0%), Irish (7.0%), Swedish (6.4%), United States (4.1%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 935 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 1596 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Buxton:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Buxton city:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 70.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
North Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,294 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,217 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (52.4 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (258.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (610.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Reynolds, ND (2.2 miles ), Thompson, ND (3.5 miles ), Mayville, ND (3.6 miles ), Climax, MN (3.6 miles ), Hillsboro, ND (3.7 miles ), Nielsville, MN (3.8 miles) , Portland, ND (3.8 miles ), Shelly, MN (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 47.60 N, Longitude: 97.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.3%
North Dakota:

2.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+3.9%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Buxton-area historical tornado activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Buxton city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 50.0 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.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Traill County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 14, Floods: 10, Snows: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Buxton:

  • SANFORD MAYVILLE (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; MAYVILLE, ND)
  • HILLSBORO MEDICAL CENTER - CAH (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; HILLSBORO, ND)

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Airports located in Buxton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buxton:

  • University of North Dakota (about 23 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 10,215)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 52 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 54 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 54 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 57 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,038)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 103 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 3,462)
  • Bemidji State University (about 105 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 3,658)

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Notable location: Buxton Rural Fire District Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Traill 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 2011: 1.0%

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.9%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Buxton compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Buxton (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: at 425 Broadway, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $145.5 mil, Deposits: $110.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Full Service Insurance Agency, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Buxton (based on Traill County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 86.32%
Here86.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents75.3%12.5%3.3%3.3%5.6%
Congregations64.3%7.1%3.6%7.1%17.9%
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: 5
Traill County:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Traill County:

9.99 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

11.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Traill County:

30.1%
State:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$700
Totals for Government 0$0 1$700


6.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
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  1.72% ($30,755 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  1.14% ($41,400)


8.77% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.77%
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 Cass County, ND  2.44% ($34,221 average AGI)
to Grand Forks County, ND  1.62% ($27,510)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buxton:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUND (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buxton:

  • KZLT-FM (104.3 FM; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KMAV-FM (105.5 FM; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KQHT (96.1 FM; CROOKSTON, MN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KYCK (97.1 FM; CROOKSTON, MN; Owner: SS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJKJ (107.5 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KQMN (91.5 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKXL-FM (92.9 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Buxton:

  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K49FF (Channel 49; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • DANIEL R SCHMITT, 2.4 Mi E (Lat: 47.598806 Lon: -97.048833), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 2815860574, Mona@lawtelecom.Com, 14511 FALLING CREEK, SUITE 507
  • MARTY JIMMERSON, 9.7 Km East (Lat: 47.598889 Lon: -97.229167), Type: 116.7, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 7136930000, , 3411 RICHMOND SUITE 400
  • Stormy M Seibt, 9.7 Km East (Lat: 47.598889 Lon: -97.229167), Type: 116.7, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DR., Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • DANIEL R SCHMITT, 2.4 Mi E (Lat: 47.598806 Lon: -97.048833), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 2815860574, Mona@lawtelecom.Com, 14511 FALLING CREEK, SUITE 507
  • Lottie L Thompson, 9.7 Km East (Lat: 47.598889 Lon: -97.229167), Type: 116.7, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • 9.7 Km East (Lat: 47.598889 Lon: -97.229167), Type: 116.7, Overall height: 106.7 m
    Registrant: 4048104021, Pcheeks@att.Com, 1200 PEACHTREE ST FLOC15W24

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • I29 Mile Post 120 W Side (Lat: 47.628306 Lon: -97.081472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WPKG723
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.430 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 155.505 MHz, 156.030 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/2001, Expiration Date: 02/15/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2012, Certifier: David A Kleppe
    Registrant: North Dakota Dept Of Transportation, 216 Airport Rd, Bismarck, ND 58504-6003, Fax: (701) 328-6933
  • Bn Tracks 3.0 Mi Nnw (Lat: 47.643028 Lon: -97.107306), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KNJK346
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.100 MHz, 161.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/30/2004, Expiration Date: 06/28/2014
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0WR, Licensee ID: L00050638
    Grant Date: 11/28/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2007
    Registrant: Wallace M Domier, Route 1 Box 25, Buxton, ND 58218
  • Call Sign: W0TOM
    Grant Date: 04/25/1995, Expiration Date: 04/25/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2007
    Registrant: Lowell A Breiland, Rr 1 Box 145, Buxton, ND 58218
  • Call Sign: KC0NCW, Licensee ID: L00508834
    Grant Date: 02/08/2012, Expiration Date: 04/29/2022, Certifier: Chris J Schmidt
    Registrant: Chris J Schmidt, 1495 168th Avenue Ne, Buxton, ND 58218

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-401 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: WALTER M601 SER (751 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1524H , Serial Number: 401-0844, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/2003
    Registrant (Corporation): Central Valley Aviation Inc, Po Box 146, Buxton, ND 58218
  • Aircraft: AYRES CORPORATION S2R-G6 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AIRESEARCH TPE331-5&6SER (776 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 331BF , Serial Number: G6-102, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1992
    Registrant (Corporation): Central Valley Aviation Inc, Po Box 146, Buxton, ND 58218
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 36270 , Serial Number: 734B
    Registrant (Corporation): Central Valley Aviation Inc, Po Box 146, Buxton, ND 58218
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180J (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52172 , Serial Number: 18052535, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory G Troftgruben, Po Box 146, Buxton, ND 58218
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6631Q , Serial Number: 158B, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Central Valley Aviation, Po Box 146, Buxton, ND 58218
  • Aircraft: BEECH 65-90 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 202 mph), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 75368 , Serial Number: LJ-75, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 146, Buxton, ND 58218


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Buxton


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Most common first names in Buxton, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1176.9 years
Clara783.0 years
Alfred677.4 years
George580.0 years
William579.6 years
Bennie476.3 years
Helen486.5 years
Hazel481.3 years
Anna487.2 years
Gilbert376.6 years
Most common last names in Buxton, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1169.0 years
Knudsvig1179.6 years
Olson785.8 years
Rogenes690.5 years
Anderson674.8 years
Lerom680.8 years
Gunderson679.5 years
Molvig687.8 years
Birkeland585.8 years
Hovet577.0 years
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