Christine, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 152 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.7%
 
Males: 88  (58.2%)
Females: 64  (41.8%)
Median resident age:  47.8 years
North Dakota median age:  34.9 years

Zip code: 58015

Estimated median household income in 2015: $67,514 (it was $51,458 in 2000)
Christine:

$67,514
ND:

$60,557

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $38,950 (it was $20,330 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $143,026 (it was $71,300 in 2000)
Christine:

$143,026
ND:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $142,987; Detached houses: $157,884; Mobile homes: $68,171
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    • 14496.0%White alone
    • 42.7%Hispanic
    • 21.3%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Christine: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (44.0%), German (27.4%), American (7.1%), French Canadian (7.1%), Italian (4.8%), Dutch (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 929 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 841 people per square mile   (low).

Christine, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Christine:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Christine city:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,600 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,290 (1.3%)

Christine satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.57 N, Longitude: 96.81 W

Area code: 701

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

2.4%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+9.3%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Average climate in Christine, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 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 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 80.6. This is about average.

City:

80.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.149. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.149
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.29
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.236. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.72. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 25.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.72
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 2.9%
(1.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
North Dakota average:

10.0

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

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Religion statistics for Christine city (based on Richland County data)

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.
North Dakota:

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

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland 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
Sewerage 0$0 1$180
Water Supply 0$0 1$539
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,387

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($131.58)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($46.05)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($46.05)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($26.32)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($19.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($6.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($138.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($138.16)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $7,000 ($46.05)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($19.74)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($19.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($368.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($32.89)
    General Support: $3,000 ($19.74)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($32.89)
    NEC: $1,000 ($6.58)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $355,000 ($2335.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $340,000 ($2236.84)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $15,000 ($98.68)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $87,000 ($572.37)

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,756 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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  1.64% ($42,413 average AGI)
from Wilkin County, MN  0.63% ($35,400)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.19% ($73,750)


7.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
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  2.64% ($32,260 average AGI)
to Wilkin County, MN  0.66% ($42,452)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.27% ($32,471)

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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 1,020Total average daily traffic
  • 112Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,394Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3994T , Serial Number: 28R-30349, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Brock D Skarsgard, Po Box 77, Christine, ND 58015

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

  • CHRISTINE CITY OF (Population served: 156, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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