Cogswell, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 100 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -39.4%
Males: 54  (54.3%)
Females: 46  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  56.7 years
North Dakota median age:  34.9 years

Zip code: 58017

Estimated median household income in 2015: $35,743 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Cogswell:

$35,743
ND:

$60,557

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $27,121 (it was $14,086 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $17,173 (it was $14,700 in 2000)
Cogswell:

$17,173
ND:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $132,439; Detached houses: $134,284; Mobile homes: $56,626

Median gross rent in 2015: $538.

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    • 55.1%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cogswell: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (76.5%), Swedish (17.6%), Norwegian (2.9%), Welsh (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1300 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 299 people per square mile   (very low).

Cogswell, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Cogswell:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cogswell city:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 24.2%

3 residents are foreign born (3.7% Europe).

This city:

3.7%
North Dakota:

3.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $502 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $387 (2.5%)

Cogswell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (70.3 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (232.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (582.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Forman, ND (2.6 miles ), Gwinner, ND (3.2 miles ), Havana, ND (3.7 miles) , Rutland, ND (3.7 miles ), Oakes, ND (3.9 miles ), Kidder, SD (4.0 miles) , Ludden, ND (4.2 miles) , Milnor, ND (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 46.11 N, Longitude: 97.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

1.7%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-13.2%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (54%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Material moving occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Material moving occupations (38%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Cogswell, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cogswell-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/1/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Cogswell city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/23/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.9 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Cogswell-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 77% 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 89.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 634.1 miles away from Cogswell 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 153.1 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 77.7 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 49.4 miles away from Cogswell center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 237.4 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 Sargent 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: 2, 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).
Cogswell topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cogswell:

  • FOUR SEASONS HEALTH CARE INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FORMAN, ND)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - OAKES (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; OAKES, ND)
  • DAVITA - OAKES DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; OAKES, ND)
  • OAKES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; OAKES, ND)

airports located in Cogswell:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cogswell:

  • Northern State University (about 57 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 58 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 72 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 72 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 72 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 82 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 118 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)

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Notable location: Cogswell Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sargent 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 2015: 5.1%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.0%
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:

9.1
North Dakota average:

10.0

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

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Religion statistics for Cogswell city (based on Sargent County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,3178
Catholic7905
Evangelical Protestant3884
None334-
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: 5
Sargent County:

12.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Sargent County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

12.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Sargent County:

28.7%
North Dakota:

27.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cogswell:

43.4%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cogswell:

40.0%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Cogswell:

29.4
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

32.4%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.1%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cogswell:

6.9
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

39.5%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

48.9%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.3%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cogswell, 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 0$0 1$300
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$107
Totals for Government 0$0 6$407

6.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
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 Ransom County, ND  1.01% ($38,125 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.94% ($41,267)


6.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,692 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
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  2.32% ($36,432 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cogswell:

  • KDDR (1220 AM; 1 kW; OAKES, ND)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KQLX (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LISBON, ND; Owner: SHEYENNE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cogswell:

  • KDSD-FM (90.9 FM; PIERPONT, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Cogswell:

  • KDSD-TV (Channel 16; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

Cogswell fatal accident list:

Jun 19, 1984 02:00 PM, 2nd & 6th, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • DENNIS J FREY, 4 Mi W, 3 Mi N (Lat: 46.150000 Lon: -97.875000), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 80.4 m, Registrant: 6052251118, Freysi@dtgnet.Com, 3601 6 AVE SE
  • DENNIS J FREY, 4 Mi W, 3 Mi N (Lat: 46.149944 Lon: -97.875361), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 80.4 m, Registrant: 6052251118, Freysi@dtgnet.Com, 3601 6 AVE SE
  • Dennis J Frey, 4 Mi W, 3 Mi N (Lat: 46.149944 Lon: -97.875361), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 80.4 m, Registrant: 6052251118, Freys1@dtgnet.Com, 3601 6 AVE SE
  • DENNIS J FREY, 4 Mi W, 3 Mi N (Lat: 46.149944 Lon: -97.875361), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 80.4 m, Registrant: 6052251118, Freys1@dtgnet.Com, 3601 6 AVE SE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Se 1/4 Se 1/4 Section 17 T130n R55w (Lat: 46.069444 Lon: -97.597222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPUJ897
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.150 MHzGrant Date: 12/21/2011, Expiration Date: 03/19/2022, Certifier: Brad HejtmanekRegistrant: Minn-Kota Communications, Inc, 7940 178th Ave Se, Wahpeton, ND 58075, Phone: (701) 642-9229, Fax: (701) 642-9220, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W0JU, Previous Call Sign: K0EIA, Licensee ID: L00191763, Grant Date: 04/08/1999, Expiration Date: 04/08/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2004, Registrant: Roger D Mallberg, 9114 121st Ave Se, Cogswell, ND 58017
  • Call Sign: W0RV, Previous Call Sign: W0JU, Licensee ID: L00191763, Grant Date: 08/20/2004, Expiration Date: 08/20/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2006, Certifier: Roger D Mallberg, Registrant: Roger D Mallberg, 9114 121st Ave Se, Cogswell, ND 58017

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210L (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4677Q , Serial Number: 21059577, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 03/01/1972
    Registrant (Individual): Larry A Dahl, 12666 101st St Se, Cogswell, ND 58017
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5254X , Serial Number: 704, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin A Dahl, 12666 101st St Se, Cogswell, ND 58017

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (64%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)

Cogswell compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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