Courtenay, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 44 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.0%
 
Males: 23  (52.5%)
Females: 21  (47.5%)
Median resident age:  50.5 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58426

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,776 (it was $25,938 in 2000)
Courtenay:

$60,776
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,446 (it was $19,276 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $63,257 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Courtenay:

$63,257
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $38,434; Detached houses: $37,610; Townhouses or other attached units: $8,469; Mobile homes: $48,996
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Courtenay: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.5%), Norwegian (27.4%), Irish (13.7%), Swedish (4.1%), Czech (2.7%), English (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1525 feet

Land area: 0.44 square miles.

Population density: 100 people per square mile   (very low).

Courtenay, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Courtenay:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Courtenay city:

  • Never married: 12.6%
  • Now married: 71.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

3 residents are foreign born (5.7% North America).

This city:  5.7%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,100 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $489 (1.4%)

Courtenay satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (86.4 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (298.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (652.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wimbledon, ND (2.5 miles ), Kensal, ND (3.1 miles) , Spiritwood Lake, ND (3.2 miles) , Sutton, ND (3.7 miles) , Leal, ND (3.8 miles) , Glenfield, ND (4.0 miles) , Buchanan, ND (4.1 miles) , Pingree, ND (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 47.22 N, Longitude: 98.57 W

Area code: 701

Courtenay household income distribution Courtenay home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.8%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-24.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Wholesale trade (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Average climate in Courtenay, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Courtenay-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Courtenay city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/18/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Courtenay-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 609.5 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 161.4 miles away from Courtenay center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 212.1 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 152.4 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 128.2 miles away from Courtenay center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 411.0 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 Stutsman County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 20, Storms: 11, Snows: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Courtenay:

  • University of North Dakota (about 85 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 87 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 89 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 89 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • University of Mary (about 109 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 110 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 114 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

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

Stutsman 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 2012: 3.4%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.9%
Whole state:  60.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Courtenay compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (68%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Utility gas (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Courtenay city (based on Stutsman County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.72%
Here: 69.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents39.5%26.1%9.6%7.4%3.2%
Congregations20.5%18.2%13.6%6.8%6.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.5%2.5%2.0%1.6%5.4%
Congregations2.3%6.8%4.5%2.3%18.2%
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: 5
Stutsman County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Stutsman County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Stutsman County:

29.4%
North Dakota:

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

17.9%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$428
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$57
Totals for Government 0$0 8$485

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,000 ($181.82)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($159.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($113.64)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($90.91)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($68.18)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($45.45)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($45.45)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,000 ($363.64)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($136.36)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($45.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($113.64)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($22.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($90.91)
    Highways: $3,000 ($68.18)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($159.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,000 ($613.64)

5.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,676 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
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  0.84% ($21,451 average AGI)
from Barnes County, ND  0.32% ($38,815)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.28% ($43,333)


6.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,284 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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  1.03% ($28,545 average AGI)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.46% ($29,103)
to Barnes County, ND  0.32% ($34,963)

Strongest AM radio stations in Courtenay:

  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KQDJ (1400 AM; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Courtenay:

  • KYNU (98.3 FM; CARRINGTON, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXGT (95.5 FM; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Courtenay:

  • KJRR (Channel 7; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KCSI-LP (Channel 32; WINDSOR, ETC., ND; Owner: CABLE SERVICES, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Courtenay)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1.25 Mi N .75 Mi W (Lat: 47.240278 Lon: -98.585944), Call Sign: KNDP210
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2012, Expiration Date: 08/06/2022
    Registrant: Jamestown Communications, Inc., 2703 Hwy 281 S, Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:
  • Us Hwy 20 2 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 47.255556 Lon: -98.558722), Call Sign: KTE772
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/04/2022
    Registrant: Jamestown Communications Inc., 2703 Hwy 281 S, Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:
  • 8 Mi S Of (Lat: 47.109722 Lon: -98.560111), Call Sign: KWZ305
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2004, Expiration Date: 06/19/2014
    Registrant: Jamestown Communications Inc., 2703 Hiway 281 South, Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • COURTENAY R, South Edge Of (Lat: 47.218861 Lon: -98.566750), Overall height: 74.7 m, Call Sign: WSL60
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/1984, Expiration Date: 12/05/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/05/1997
    Registrant: Northwestern Bell Telephone Company, 100 S 19th St 2 Central Prk Plaza, Omaha, NE 68102

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: STINSON HW75 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 23755 , Serial Number: 7215, Year manufactured: 1939
    Registrant (Individual): Donald W January, Po Box 144, Courtenay, ND 58426
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/10/1977, Exported to: Argentina
  • Aircraft: SUTHERLAND HAROLD W KR-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 40WS , Serial Number: 6857, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Donald W January, 1012 93rd Ave Se, Courtenay, ND 58426
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8677H , Serial Number: 1462, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Robert J Sprague, 8720 20th St Se, Courtenay, ND 58426

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