Christine, North Dakota

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Population in 2017: 160 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 97  (60.7%)
Females: 63  (39.3%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
North Dakota median age:

35.4 years

Zip code: 58015

Estimated median household income in 2017: $91,964 (it was $51,458 in 2000)
Christine:

$91,964
ND:

$61,843

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,947 (it was $20,330 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $203,252 (it was $71,300 in 2000)
Christine:

$203,252
ND:

$194,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $138,136; detached houses: $159,311; mobile homes: $82,971
March 2019 cost of living index in Christine: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.8%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Christine, ND (2010)
    • 14496.0%White alone
    • 42.7%Hispanic
    • 21.3%Asian alone
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Ancestries: Norwegian (38.3%), German (22.2%), French Canadian (8.6%), Polish (7.4%), American (6.2%), Italian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 929 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 885 people per square mile   (low).

Christine, North Dakota map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,776 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,048 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (20.6 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (203.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (557.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wolverton, MN (1.9 miles),
Comstock, MN (2.6 miles),
Walcott, ND (2.6 miles),
Oxbow, ND (2.6 miles ),
Colfax, ND (2.8 miles),
Abercrombie, ND (3.1 miles ),
Kent, MN (3.3 miles),
Kindred, ND (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 46.57 N, Longitude: 96.81 W

Area code: 701

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

Christine satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $229,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $131,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Christine, ND residents
Average permit cost in Christine, ND
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
North Dakota:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+9.3%).
Most common industries in Christine, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Fuel dealers (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (27.6%)
  • Truck transportation (10.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.6%)
  • Fuel dealers (8.6%)
  • U. S. Postal service (8.6%)
  • Machinery (6.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (32.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.0%)
  • Utilities (8.0%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.0%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Christine, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (19.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Carpenters (6.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (20.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.0%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (8.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (8.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)

Average climate in Christine, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.1. This is about average.

City:

63.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 25.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.18
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Christine-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/2/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Christine city center killed 2 people and injured 19 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.1 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.

Earthquake activity:

Christine-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.5 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 66.9 miles away from Christine center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 683.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 206.5 miles away from Christine 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 54.4 miles away from Christine center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 208.7 miles away from Christine center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richland County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 26, Storms: 13, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Christine topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Christine:

  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 20 miles; Moorhead, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 21 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 23 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 23 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 40 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 85 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • University of North Dakota (about 95 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)

Points of interest:

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

Richland 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 Christine that have no violations reported:

  • CHRISTINE CITY OF (Population served: 156, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
North Dakota:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.1%
Whole state:

60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Christine:

Marital status in Christine, ND
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Christine:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
North Dakota average:

9.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Christine, ND (based on Richland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,4237
Mainline Protestant4,34521
Evangelical Protestant2,84216
Other1451
None4,566-
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: 3
Richland County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Richland County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

7.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

7.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.3%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.9%
State:

13.0%
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$600
Firefighters 0$0 1$68
Water Supply 0$0 1$539
Sewerage 0$0 1$180
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,387

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($168.75)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($75.00)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($50.00)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($37.50)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($37.50)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($6.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($6.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,000 ($100.00)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($12.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($18.75)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($6.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $78,000 ($487.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($68.75)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($62.50)
    Other: $1,000 ($6.25)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($75.00)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($6.25)

Christine government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,000 ($262.50)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,000 ($868.75)

5.83% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
North Dakota average:

8.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cass County, ND  2.16% ($55,879 average AGI)
from Wilkin County, MN  0.59% ($35,684)


6.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
North Dakota average:

9.36%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cass County, ND  1.73% ($35,929 average AGI)
to Wilkin County, MN  0.78% ($33,863)
to Otter Tail County, MN  0.40% ($57,077)

Strongest AM radio stations in Christine:

  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KBMW (1450 AM; 1 kW; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Christine:

  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KEGK (106.9 FM; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: GUDERIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCCM-FM (91.1 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQWB-FM (98.7 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCCD (90.3 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KZCR (103.3 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Christine:

  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K56ET (Channel 56; FARGO, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KVNJ-LP (Channel 2; FARGO, ND; Owner: G.I.G., INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 57.9mTotal length
  • $272,000Total costs
  • 42,856Total average daily traffic
  • 8,381Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Christine, ND - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 111970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Christine, ND

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 17390 59th St Se (Lat: 46.557222 Lon: -96.783250), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WRCJ222,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2018, Expiration Date: 10/17/2028, Certifier: Josh Granholt, Registrant: Minn-Kota, 7940 178th Ave Se, Wahpeton, ND 58075, Phone: (701) 642-9229, Fax: (701) 642-9220, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Dallas Israelson, Lat: 46.614222 Lon: -98.814306, Type: Mast, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQLC845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2009, Expiration Date: 12/08/2019, Certifier: Tom Heier, Registrant: Midcontinent Communications, 3901 N. Louise Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57107, Phone: (605) 357-5777, Fax: (605) 330-4083, Email:
  • Mary Mertens, Lat: 46.619833 Lon: -96.845611, Type: Mast, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQLC845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2009, Expiration Date: 12/08/2019, Certifier: Tom Heier, Registrant: Midcontinent Communications, 3901 N. Louise Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57107, Phone: (605) 357-5777, Fax: (605) 330-4083, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Christine, ND
  • 43.9%Electricity
  • 42.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Christine, ND
  • 66.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 33.3%Electricity


Christine compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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 below state average.
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