Crosby, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 1,298 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.2%
 
Males: 723  (55.7%)
Females: 575  (44.3%)
Median resident age:  50.4 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58730.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,451 (it was $26,382 in 2000)
Crosby:

$43,451
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,123 (it was $15,922 in 2000)

Crosby city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,017 (it was $34,800 in 2000)
Crosby:

$66,017
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $52,088; Detached houses: $50,200; In 2-unit structures: $210,645; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $60,828; Mobile homes: $30,897

Median gross rent in 2012: $455.

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Crosby races chart
  • White alone - 1,033 (96.5%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.3%)

Races in Crosby detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Crosby: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (43.1%), German (22.1%), Irish (10.1%), Swedish (4.2%), English (2.4%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1964 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 963 people per square mile   (low).

Crosby,ND real estate house value index trend

Crosby, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Crosby:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crosby city:

  • Never married: 16.7%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

16 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $776 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $673 (1.0%)

Crosby satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (186.3 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (546.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (900.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ambrose, ND (3.0 miles) , Noonan, ND (3.6 miles) , Larson, ND (4.5 miles) , Wildrose, ND (4.5 miles) , Fortuna, ND (4.7 miles) , Columbus, ND (4.8 miles) , Alamo, ND (4.9 miles) , Lignite, ND (5.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $202,500
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $115,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 48.91 N, Longitude: 103.29 W

Area code: 701

Crosby household income distribution Crosby home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
North Dakota average:

2.00
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.3%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -213 (-16.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Crosby: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Crosby, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Crosby-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 57% 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 460.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 601.0 miles away from Crosby center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 458.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/1998 at 11:59:37, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.0 miles away from Crosby center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 347.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Divide County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crosby topographic map

Birthplace of: Martin Olav Sabo - Politician, Mark Slater (American football) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Crosby:

  • ST LUKE'S HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 702 1ST ST SW)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - CROSBY (705 SE 4TH ST)

Airports located in Crosby:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crosby:

  • Minot State University (about 103 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 185 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 192 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of North Dakota (about 294 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Black Hills State University (about 307 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 327 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Northern State University (about 330 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

Public high schools in Crosby:

Public elementary/middle schools in Crosby:

See full list of schools located in Crosby, School District: DIVIDE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT 1

Library in Crosby:

  • DIVIDE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $47,841; Location: 204 FIRST STREET NE; 26,624 books; 297 audio materials; 819 video materials; 7 state licensed databases; 31 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Crosby: Crosby Rural Fire Station (A), Divide County Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Divide County Museum HIST (Po Box 130).

Hotel: Golden Hub (Highway 5 East).

Divide 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 2005 was 42.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.2
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 3.26. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.26
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 0.520. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.520
U.S.:

1.929

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 11.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 6.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.35
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • CROSBY CITY OF (Population served: 1,070, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.6%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.8%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
62 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000

Crosby, North Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Crosby compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Crosby (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank of Crosby, N. D.: Farmers State Bank Of Crosby, N. D. at 111 E Central Ave, branch established on 1919/06/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $69.2 mil, Deposits: $62.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Hanisch Bankshares, Ltd.
  • First National Bank & Trust Co. of Williston: Crosby Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1977/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $352.6 mil, Deposits: $315.4 mil, headquarters in Williston, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Jorgenson Williston Holding Company
  • BNC National Bank: Crosby Branch at 107 North Main Street, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/14: Bank assets: $662.4 mil, Deposits: $576.9 mil, headquarters in Glendale, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Bnccorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crosby city (based on Divide County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 87.52%
Here: 87.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents75.6%20.3%3.1%1.0%0.1%
Congregations69.2%15.4%7.7%7.7%-
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: 1
Divide County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Divide County:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

20.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Divide County:

27.7%
North Dakota:

27.6%
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 2$10,194$61,1641$255
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$806
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$250
Streets and Highways 1$5,638$67,6560$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$624
Water Supply 1$5,472$65,6640$0
Totals for Government 4$21,304$63,91211$1,935

Crosby government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $143,000 ($110.17)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $236,000 ($181.82)
    General - Other: $203,000 ($156.39)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($73.96)
    Police Protection: $95,000 ($73.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000 ($57.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $54,000 ($41.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $42,000 ($32.36)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($14.64)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($13.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($5.39)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($5.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($3.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($6.16)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $23,000 ($17.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $193,000 ($148.69)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($5.39)

Crosby government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($63.17)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($19.26)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($6.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($4.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($3.85)
    All Other: $5,000 ($3.85)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($6.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($1.54)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $96,000 ($73.96)
    General Revenue, NEC: $79,000 ($60.86)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($12.33)
    Rents: $4,000 ($3.08)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.54)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $217,000 ($167.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $205,000 ($157.94)
    Highways: $71,000 ($54.70)
  • Tax - Property: $123,000 ($94.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $72,000 ($55.47)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000 ($6.16)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.77)

Crosby government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $456,000 ($351.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $314,000 ($241.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $192,000 ($147.92)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($38.52)

Crosby government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $594,000 ($457.63)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $350,000 ($269.65)

7.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($69,023 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
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 Williams County, ND  1.16% ($92,900 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crosby:

  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTGO (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TIOGA, ND; Owner: TIOGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crosby:

  • K220FF (91.9 FM; CROSBY, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Crosby, ND)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CROSBY, Lat: 48.905750 Lon: -103.301000, Call Sign: WQJL838
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.368 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2008, Expiration Date: 10/28/2018, Certifier: Carol Lampert
    Registrant: Sensus Metering Systems, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Crosby Municipal Airport (Lat: 48.929167 Lon: -103.295833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 4.7 m, Call Sign: WQHV249
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/14/2007, Expiration Date: 11/14/2017, Certifier: Mark Marvel
    Registrant: Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, 128 Soo Line Drive, Bismarck, ND 58502, Phone: (701) 355-8400, Fax: (701) 355-8491

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB0CMT
    Grant Date: 02/10/1995, Expiration Date: 02/10/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2007
    Registrant: Nathan J Loucks, Crosby, ND 58730


FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Crosby)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Crosby, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna1389.2 years
Carl1282.4 years
John1178.4 years
Arthur1072.8 years
George981.3 years
Mary977.7 years
Harry980.0 years
Evelyn881.9 years
Melvin885.9 years
Oscar885.0 years
Most common last names in Crosby, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2180.0 years
Anderson1981.3 years
Peterson1476.5 years
Jacobson1482.1 years
Larson1284.9 years
Olson1078.6 years
Thompson977.4 years
Nelson972.6 years
Bummer984.1 years
Christianson787.6 years

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