Cando, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 1,142 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.9%
 
Males: 551  (48.3%)
Females: 591  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  52.3 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip codes: 58324.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,022 (it was $31,989 in 2000)
Cando:

$50,022
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,072 (it was $19,128 in 2000)

Cando city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $80,375 (it was $51,400 in 2000)
Cando:

$80,375
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $94,935; Detached houses: $95,260; Townhouses or other attached units: $94,989; Mobile homes: $79,617

Median gross rent in 2016: $530.

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  • Races in Cando, ND (2010)

    Cando races chart
    • 1,06795.7%White alone
    • 262.3%American Indian alone
    • 141.3%Two or more races
    • 60.5%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cando: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.0%), Norwegian (18.1%), Dutch (4.1%), Irish (3.2%), English (2.5%), American (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 1486 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 1,854 people per square mile   (low).

Cando,ND real estate house value index trend

Cando, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Cando:

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cando city:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

35 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.8% North America).

This city:

3.0%
North Dakota:

3.3%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cando, North Dakota as of December 10, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Cando to the number of sex offenders is 1,150 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,227 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $772 (0.9%)

Cando satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (137.1 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (372.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (724.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Maza, ND (2.6 miles) , Egeland, ND (3.3 miles) , Bisbee, ND (3.5 miles) , Starkweather, ND (3.9 miles) , Churchs Ferry, ND (3.9 miles) , Calio, ND (4.0 miles) , Leeds, ND (4.2 miles ), Perth, ND (4.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Latitude: 48.49 N, Longitude: 99.20 W

Area code: 701

Cando household income distribution Cando home values distribution

Crime rates in Cando by Year
Type 2002 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 1000
per 100,000 75.50.00.00.0
Burglaries 3012
per 100,000 226.40.0101.1193.6
Theft 114918
per 100,000 75.51,359.2910.01,742.5
Auto thefts 2000
per 100,000 150.90.00.00.0
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.9) 47.954.443.583.3

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Crime rate in Cando detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
North Dakota average:

2.15
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.3%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -212 (-13.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (32%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Cando, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cando-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.1 miles away from the Cando city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/7/2008, a category F3 tornado 41.1 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cando-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 75% 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 607.9 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 245.4 miles away from Cando center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 295.8 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 238.1 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 435.3 miles away from Cando 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 216.8 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 Towner County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 12, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cando topographic map

Birthplace of: Dick Armey - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Cando:

  • TOWNER COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, HWY 281 N)
  • TOWNER COUNTY LIVING CTR (701 11TH ST)

Airports and heliports located in Cando:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cando:

  • Minot State University (about 98 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • University of North Dakota (about 106 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Bismarck State College (about 138 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 142 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 143 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 157 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 160 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

Public high school in Cando:

  • NORTH STAR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 418 2ND AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Cando:

  • NORTH STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 418 2ND AVE, Grades: PK-8)

Library in Cando:

  • CANDO COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $19,977; Location: 523 MAIN; 27,500 books; 585 audio materials; 310 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 7 state licensed databases; 8 print serial subscriptions)

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

Hotel: Cando Sportsman Motel (Highway 281).

Towner 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: 18.8%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for American Indian residents, 74.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.7%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
60 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill in 2000
60 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill in 2000

Cando, North Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Cando (2011 data):

  • American Bank Center: Cando Branch at 505 Fourth Street, branch established on 1967/11/13. Info updated 2011/11/28: Bank assets: $896.5 mil, Deposits: $799.6 mil, headquarters in Dickinson, ND, positive income, 13 total offices, Holding Company: American Bancor, Ltd.
  • First State Bank of Cando: First State Bank Of Cando at 415 Main Street, branch established on 1888/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $49.1 mil, Deposits: $43.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cando Holding Company, Inc.
  • Ramsey National Bank: Ramsey Bank Branch at 407 Fifth Avenue, branch established on 1990/09/21. Info updated 2011/11/28: Bank assets: $241.1 mil, Deposits: $208.6 mil, headquarters in Devils Lake, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Ramsey Financial Corporation And Affiliates Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Cando city (based on Towner County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5144
Catholic4603
Evangelical Protestant2733
None999-
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: 1
Towner County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Towner County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Towner County:

27.6%
North Dakota:

27.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cando:

57.9%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

58.3%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Cando:

28.3
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cando:

7.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cando:

7.0
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

36.7%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Cando:

62.3%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.1%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cando, ND Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,485$32,9100$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,296
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$243
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,961$35,8440$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,896$34,7520$0
Water Supply 1$3,550$42,6000$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,144
Totals for Government 7$20,892$35,81510$2,683

6.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,746 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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 Ramsey County, ND  1.00% ($37,400 average AGI)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($92,712 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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 Cass County, ND  1.11% ($16,182 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cando:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KZZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; RUGBY, ND; Owner: RUGBY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNDK (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cando)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cando, ND)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Cando Municipal Airport (Lat: 48.485861 Lon: -99.235472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5.5 m, Overall height: 5.6 m, Call Sign: WQJC357
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.325 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/2008, Expiration Date: 07/23/2018, Certifier: Mark MarvelRegistrant: Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, 128 Soo Line Dr., Bismarck, ND 58502, Phone: (701) 355-8400, Fax: (701) 355-8491

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cando)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2413C , Serial Number: 30713, Year manufactured: 1954
    Registrant (Individual): Paul S Belzer, 7453 Highway 281, Cando, ND 58324
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-401 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 45421 , Serial Number: 401-0786, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1990
    Registrant (Corporation): Cando Air LLC, Po Box 791, Cando, ND 58324
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6464G , Serial Number: 15071964, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Bella Bjornstad, Po Box 247, Cando, ND 58324

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cando that have no violations reported:

  • CANDO CITY OF (Population served: 1,115, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Most common first names in Cando, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2478.7 years
Mary2387.6 years
Margaret1480.8 years
Anna1390.3 years
Robert1271.6 years
Clara1186.2 years
William1078.7 years
James1077.6 years
George1078.5 years
Esther981.7 years
Most common last names in Cando, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2678.4 years
Eggl1275.4 years
Hartl988.0 years
Olson979.7 years
Cartwright884.2 years
Reed875.5 years
Westlind883.8 years
Close785.6 years
Haugen781.0 years
Anderson778.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Businesses in Cando, ND

  • Dairy Queen: 1

Cando compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Cando on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
There are 5 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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