Churchs Ferry, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 12 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -84.4%
Males: (40.0%)
Females: (60.0%)
Median resident age:  52.2 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58325

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,936 (it was $33,438 in 2000)
Churchs Ferry:

$48,936
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,658 (it was $18,327 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $80,099 (it was $38,000 in 2000)
Churchs Ferry:

$80,099
ND:

$184,100
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Churchs Ferry: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.8%), Norwegian (27.3%), Russian (10.4%), Dutch (7.8%), Polish (6.5%), Scottish (6.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1460 feet

Land area: 0.43 square miles.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (very low).

Churchs Ferry, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Churchs Ferry:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Churchs Ferry city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Churchs Ferry city:  0.6% ($214)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Churchs Ferry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (124.9 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (362.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (715.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Brinsmade, ND (2.9 miles) , Maza, ND (2.9 miles) , Leeds, ND (3.4 miles ), Minnewaukan, ND (3.7 miles ), Cando, ND (3.9 miles ), York, ND (4.2 miles) , Devils Lake, ND (4.4 miles ), Starkweather, ND (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 48.27 N, Longitude: 99.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Churchs Ferry household income distribution Churchs Ferry home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-34.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Public administration (83%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (83%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Churchs Ferry, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Churchs Ferry-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Churchs Ferry city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/5/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Churchs Ferry-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 602.6 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 233.5 miles away from Churchs Ferry center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 280.7 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 225.8 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 425.9 miles away from Churchs Ferry 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 203.8 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 Ramsey County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 23, Storms: 12, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Churchs Ferry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Churchs Ferry:

  • TOWNER COUNTY LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CANDO, ND)

Amtrak station near Churchs Ferry:

  • 19 miles: DEVILS LAKE (RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Churchs Ferry:

  • Minot State University (about 97 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • University of North Dakota (about 102 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Bismarck State College (about 126 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 130 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 141 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 147 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 150 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

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

Ramsey 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: 20.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  100.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.1
North Dakota average:

9.6

Churchs Ferry travel time to work - commute Churchs Ferry mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Churchs Ferry city (based on Ramsey County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,67113
Catholic2,4392
Evangelical Protestant61610
Other1342
None4,591-
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
Ramsey County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Ramsey County:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Ramsey County:

29.3%
North Dakota:

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

13.4%
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$150
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$59
Totals for Government 0$0 5$209

Churchs Ferry government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($500.00)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($166.67)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($166.67)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($166.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($83.33)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($83.33)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($83.33)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($83.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,000 ($500.00)

Churchs Ferry government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $3,000 ($250.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($83.33)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($83.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($833.33)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($500.00)
    Rents: $1,000 ($83.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($83.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($250.00)
    General Support: $3,000 ($250.00)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($250.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $132,000 ($11000.00)

6.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
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 Benson County, ND  0.99% ($32,478 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.69% ($28,313)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.60% ($27,179)


6.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
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  0.86% ($36,050 average AGI)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.69% ($23,438)
to Benson County, ND  0.64% ($15,367)

Strongest AM radio stations in Churchs Ferry:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; RUGBY, ND; Owner: RUGBY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Churchs Ferry:

  • KQZZ (96.7 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZZY (103.5 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDVL (102.5 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KABU (90.7 FM; FORT TOTTEN, ND; Owner: DAKOTA CIRCLE TIPI, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Churchs Ferry:

  • K30FU (Channel 23; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Churchs Ferry)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi E (Lat: 48.266111 Lon: -99.169583), Call Sign: KNDU504, Licensee ID: L00064648
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHzGrant Date: 08/13/1997, Expiration Date: 10/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003Registrant: Wallace Linde, Churchs Ferry, ND 58325

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Other fuel (8%)

Churchs Ferry compared to North Dakota 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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