Douglas, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 61 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.7%
 
Males: 31  (50.9%)
Females: 30  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  56.0 years
North Dakota median age:  34.9 years

Zip code: 58735

Estimated median household income in 2015: $49,733 (it was $23,125 in 2000)
Douglas:

$49,733
ND:

$60,557

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $28,790 (it was $14,409 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $74,296 (it was $13,100 in 2000)
Douglas:

$74,296
ND:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $240,744; Detached houses: $258,221; Townhouses or other attached units: $282,073; In 2-unit structures: $330,682; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $179,166; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $317,953; Mobile homes: $75,392
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  • Races in Douglas, ND (2010)

    Douglas races chart
    • 5992.2%White alone
    • 23.1%American Indian alone
    • 23.1%Hispanic
    • 11.6%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Douglas: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (33.3%), American (29.2%), German (20.8%), Danish (4.2%), Irish (4.2%), Scandinavian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2055 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 213 people per square mile   (very low).

Douglas, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Douglas:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Douglas city:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

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

Douglas city:  1.5% ($199)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Douglas satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (79.8 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (440.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (793.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ryder, ND (3.0 miles) , Max, ND (3.1 miles ), Garrison, ND (3.8 miles ), Makoti, ND (4.0 miles) , Benedict, ND (4.4 miles) , White Shield, ND (4.6 miles ), Pick City, ND (4.9 miles) , Plaza, ND (4.9 miles) .

Latitude: 47.86 N, Longitude: 101.50 W

Area code: 701

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

2.7%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-31.2%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (33%)
  • Wholesale trade (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Finance and insurance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (33%)
  • Material moving occupations (33%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (38%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Douglas, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Douglas-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/5/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Douglas city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/6/2004, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Douglas-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 63% 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 493.3 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 645.6 miles away from Douglas center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 328.6 miles away from the city center
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 493.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 329.7 miles away from Douglas center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 271.3 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 Ward County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 11, Snows: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Douglas topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Douglas:

  • BENEDICTINE LIVING CENTER OF GARRISON (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GARRISON, ND)
  • GARRISON MEM HOSP NSG FAC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GARRISON, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Douglas:

  • Minot State University (about 29 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 79 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 86 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of North Dakota (about 206 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northern State University (about 220 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 230 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 233 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

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Notable location: Douglas Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Ward 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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 7.5%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.9%
Whole state:  60.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.1
North Dakota average:

10.0

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

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Religion statistics for Douglas city (based on Ward County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,44510
Mainline Protestant11,36833
Evangelical Protestant8,62341
Other1,2014
Orthodox601
None28,978-
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: 9
Ward County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Ward County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Ward County:

25.7%
North Dakota:

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

9.8%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Douglas:

51.1%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Douglas:

51.4%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Douglas:

29.0
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

41.8%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Douglas:

57.0%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Douglas:

79.2%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Douglas, ND Residents
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

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $37,000 ($606.56)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($131.15)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($98.36)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($32.79)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($16.39)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($16.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $28,000 ($459.02)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $33,000 ($540.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($32.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($65.57)
    General Support: $2,000 ($32.79)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($49.18)
    NEC: $1,000 ($16.39)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $38,000 ($622.95)

11.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,017 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.25%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

0.86% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,710 average AGI)
Ward County:

0.86%
North Dakota average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cass County, ND  0.33% ($35,920 average AGI)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.25% ($38,924)
from Williams County, ND  0.23% ($73,883)


8.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.96%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

0.78% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,154 average AGI)
Ward County:

0.78%
North Dakota average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Burleigh County, ND  0.41% ($37,838 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.31% ($92,250)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.19% ($44,224)

Strongest AM radio stations in Douglas:

  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHOL (1410 AM; 1 kW; BEULAH, ND; Owner: TWO GUYS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Douglas:

  • KMPR (88.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYYX (97.1 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZPR (105.3 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIZZ (93.7 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMXA-FM (99.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHRT-FM (106.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Douglas:

  • KXMC-TV (Channel 13; MINOT, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KXND (Channel 24; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRIME CITIES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSRE (Channel 6; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMCY (Channel 14; MINOT, ND; Owner: KBMY-KMCY, LLC)
  • KMOT (Channel 10; MINOT, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)

Douglas fatal accident list:

Feb 19, 2012 02:12 AM, Cr-Ward County 13 Main St, Lat: 47.86010, Lon: -101.50210, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2 Mi W 5 Mi S 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 47.788611 Lon: -101.542944), Call Sign: KNHE287
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.125 MHzGrant Date: 10/16/1998, Expiration Date: 09/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2003Registrant: Lee Reynolds, Rt 1 Box 11, Douglas, ND 58735
  • 2992 43rd Ave Nw (Lat: 47.846944 Lon: -101.506667), Call Sign: WQIQ856
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.622 MHzGrant Date: 04/17/2008, Expiration Date: 04/17/2018, Certifier: Richard W HeerRegistrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5606 Sw Topeka Blvd., Suite C, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 10 Mi E & 4 Mi N. (Lat: 47.923889 Lon: -101.294306), Structure height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: KAQ30, Licensee ID: L01292380
    Assigned Frequencies: 6925.00 MHzGrant Date: 11/06/1985, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2010Registrant: Hoak Media Of Dakota License, LLC, 500 Crescent Court Suite 220, Dallas, TX 75201, Phone: (727) 821-7900, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)

Douglas compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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