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Population in 2012: 284 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.0%
 

Males: 124  (44.0%)
Females: 160  (56.0%)

Median resident age:  49.1 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58529.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,966 (it was $19,722 in 2000)
Carson:

$36,966
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,568

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $40,024 (it was $19,900 in 2000)
Carson:

$40,024
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,272; Detached houses: $66,272

Median gross rent in 2012: $400.

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  • White alone - 289 (98.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Carson: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (40.4%), Norwegian (17.5%), Russian (6.7%), Portuguese (5.7%), English (5.0%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2305 feet

Land area: 4.02 square miles.

Population density: 71 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Carson:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carson city:

  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
North Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $570 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $394 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (46.3 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (413.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (757.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Leith, ND (2.3 miles) , Heil, ND (2.6 miles) , Raleigh, ND (3.6 miles) , Elgin, ND (3.6 miles ), Flasher, ND (4.0 miles ), New Leipzig, ND (4.3 miles ), Almont, ND (4.6 miles) , Porcupine, ND (5.1 miles) .

Latitude: 46.42 N, Longitude: 101.57 W

Area code: 701

Carson household income distribution Carson home values distribution

Crime rates in Carson (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (317.5 per 100,000)
  • 5 burglaries (1587.3 per 100,000)
  • 1 larceny count (317.5 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (317.5 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 221.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.1%
North Dakota:

2.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-6.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Food processing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Carson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Carson city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1978, a category F4 tornado 11.4 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Carson, ND

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carson:

  • University of Mary (about 45 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,016)
  • Bismarck State College (about 46 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)
  • Minot State University (about 127 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Black Hills State University (about 174 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 229 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 230 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 231 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)

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Notable locations in Carson: Carson Fire Protection District Station (A), Carson Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Emmans Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Grant County - Clerk of Court (106 2nd Avenue Northeast).

 
Grant 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 Carson and their reported violations in the past:

CARSON CITY OF (Address: 100 S MAIN ST , Population served: 319, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.9%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  45.5%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Carson, ND

Carson 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 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Carson (2011 data):

  • Grant County State Bank: at 202 S Main Street, branch established on 1913/08/29. Info updated 2010/06/07: Bank assets: $30.3 mil, Deposits: $27.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Grant County Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Carson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Carson city (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.43%
Here85.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Church of ChristNorth American Baptist Conference
Adherents35.7%28.8%8.9%5.4%4.9%
Congregations14.3%19.0%14.3%14.3%4.8%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodConservative Congregational Christian ConferenceOrthodox Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents4.7%4.0%3.7%2.1%1.9%
Congregations9.5%4.8%4.8%4.8%9.5%
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: 1
Grant County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

12.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

28.8%
State:

27.6%

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$1,226
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$500
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$125
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,591
Streets and Highways 1$1,740$20,8800$0
Hospitals 0$0 7$465
Totals for Government 1$1,740$20,88013$3,907

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $44,000 ($154.93)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($151.41)
    Financial Administration: $36,000 ($126.76)
    Water Utilities: $33,000 ($116.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($84.51)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($70.42)
    Health Services - Other: $14,000 ($49.30)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($35.21)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($21.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($70.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $51,000 ($179.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($10.56)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($63.38)
    All Other: $8,000 ($28.17)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($21.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $99,000 ($348.59)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($35.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($130.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $23,000 ($80.99)
    General Support: $11,000 ($38.73)
    All Other: $2,000 ($7.04)
  • Tax - Property: $95,000 ($334.51)
    NEC: $3,000 ($10.56)
    Total General Sales: $1,000 ($3.52)

Carson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $78,000 ($274.65)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $353,000 ($1242.96)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $304,000 ($1070.42)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $57,000 ($200.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $49,000 ($172.54)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($73.94)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $104,000 ($366.20)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $161,000 ($566.90)

3.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.39%
North Dakota average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



5.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($20,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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 Burleigh County, ND  1.27% ($17,692 average AGI)
to Morton County, ND  0.98% ($19,700)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carson:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLXX (1270 AM; 1 kW; BISMARCK-MANDAN, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carson:

  • KCND (90.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYYY (92.9 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KACL (98.7 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBYZ (96.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNDR (104.7 FM; MANDAN, ND; Owner: CENTRAL DAKOTA ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KSSS (101.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Carson:

  • KBME-TV (Channel 3; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMB-TV (Channel 12; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNDX (Channel 26; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRIME CITIES BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Carson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Grant Cty Courthouse (Lat: 46.425000 Lon: -101.567083), Call Sign: KNAS941
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.085 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/2011, Expiration Date: 02/13/2021
    Registrant: Fraine Barracks, Bismarck, ND 58502, Phone: (701) 328-8100, Email:
  • 68th St Sw 1/2 Mile N Carson (Lat: 46.429167 Lon: -101.566111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 50 m, Overall height: 53 m, Call Sign: KNCT743, Licensee ID: L00101207
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/23/2012, Expiration Date: 07/16/2022
    Registrant: County Of Grant, Courthouse, Carson, ND 58529, Phone: (701) 597-3047
  • Nw 1/4 S13 T134n R87w (Lat: 46.426389 Lon: -101.566528), Call Sign: KYF227
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2000, Expiration Date: 06/07/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/13/2005
    Registrant: County Of Grant, Grant County Crthse, Carson, ND 58529, Phone: (701) 622-3678
  • County Court House (Lat: 46.425000 Lon: -101.567083), Type: Building, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KNGJ612
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.430 MHz, 155.505 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2013, Expiration Date: 03/01/2023
    Registrant: Electronic Communications, Bismarck, ND 58501, Phone: (701) 258-7698, Fax: (701) 223-4200, Email:
  • 107 Montana St (Lat: 46.419722 Lon: -101.567083), Call Sign: KNEZ636
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.865 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/07/1998, Expiration Date: 03/03/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2002
    Registrant: Roger Harmon, Carson, ND 58529
  • 8250 53rd Ave Sw (Lat: 46.228111 Lon: -101.490222), Call Sign: WQKA738
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/10/2009, Expiration Date: 03/10/2019, Certifier: Dan Stewart
    Registrant: Unicom, 3811 Lockport St, Ste 1, Bismarck, ND 58501, Phone: (701) 258-1500, Email:
  • 9065 65th Ave Sw (Lat: 46.109361 Lon: -101.764056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQQV557
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/11/2013, Expiration Date: 03/11/2023, Certifier: Matthew Niederman
    Registrant: Unicom, 3811 Lockport Street Ste. 1, Bismarck, ND 58504, Phone: (701) 258-1500, Fax: (701) 258-9004, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC7VDX, Licensee ID: L01241099
    Grant Date: 01/31/2007, Expiration Date: 03/19/2017, Certifier: Theresa Cummins
    Registrant: Theresa Cummins, Carson, ND 58529

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1102F , Serial Number: 17254697, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Grant County State Bank, Po Box 317, Carson, ND 58529



Most common first names in Carson, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1375.7 years
Edward775.1 years
August680.0 years
Henry673.0 years
Emma580.0 years
Ernest480.2 years
Anna490.3 years
Fred481.5 years
Arthur480.3 years
Marie489.5 years
Most common last names in Carson, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Zeller1084.9 years
Steinley781.6 years
Fuchs673.8 years
Striegel681.2 years
Diehl583.0 years
Balliet571.0 years
Mcdowall575.8 years
Muggli579.6 years
Werner579.6 years
Huber483.5 years

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  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008"
  • #29 (58529) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German Russian first ancestries"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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