Dunn Center, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 196 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +60.7%
Males: 97  (49.6%)
Females: 99  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
North Dakota median age:  34.9 years

Zip code: 58626

Estimated median household income in 2015: $61,462 (it was $23,500 in 2000)
Dunn Center:

$61,462
ND:

$60,557

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $29,031 (it was $13,736 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $123,737 (it was $22,200 in 2000)
Dunn Center:

$123,737
ND:

$180,900

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $237,767; Detached houses: $246,383; Townhouses or other attached units: $115,192; In 2-unit structures: $169,538; Mobile homes: $88,282

Median gross rent in 2015: $918.

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    • 13793.8%White alone
    • 53.4%Two or more races
    • 21.4%American Indian alone
    • 21.4%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dunn Center: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (39.7%), American (20.6%), Norwegian (17.6%), Polish (6.9%), Canadian (5.3%), English (4.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2182 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 489 people per square mile   (low).

Dunn Center, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Dunn Center:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 16.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dunn Center city:

  • Never married: 14.5%
  • Now married: 69.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
North Dakota:

3.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $521 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $394 (0.3%)

Dunn Center satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (94.5 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (477.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (827.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Killdeer, ND (2.5 miles ), Manning, ND (3.3 miles) , Halliday, ND (3.7 miles ), Dodge, ND (4.5 miles) , Mandaree, ND (5.1 miles ), Golden Valley, ND (5.1 miles) , Taylor, ND (5.7 miles) , Zap, ND (5.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $53,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $126,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.35 N, Longitude: 102.62 W

Area code: 701

Dunn Center household income distribution Dunn Center home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

1.6%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-3.9%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (27%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)

Average climate in Dunn Center, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dunn Center-area historical tornado activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 38.7 miles away from the Dunn Center city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/29/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 59.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dunn Center-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 54% 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 431.4 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 584.8 miles away from Dunn Center 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 431.3 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 268.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 269.4 miles away from Dunn Center center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 372.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dunn County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dunn Center topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dunn Center:

  • HILL TOP HOME OF COMFORT INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; KILLDEER, ND)

airports located in Dunn Center:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dunn Center:

  • Minot State University (about 88 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 93 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 99 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Black Hills State University (about 207 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 229 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Northern State University (about 238 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of North Dakota (about 262 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)

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Tourist attractions: Dunn County Historical Museum (153 Museum), Lake ILO Nat'l Wildlife (Recreation Areas; 489 102nd Avenue Southwest).

Dunn 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 2013 was 72.8. This is about average.

City:

72.8
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.68. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.68
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.363. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.363
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.49. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.49
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 2.1%
(1.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.6%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
North Dakota average:

10.0

Dunn Center travel time to work - commute Dunn Center mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Dunn Center city (based on Dunn County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,3795
Mainline Protestant1,1145
Evangelical Protestant1503
Other27-
None--
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: 2
Dunn County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

12.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.6%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Dunn County:

29.7%
North Dakota:

27.6%
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

Dunn Center government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $39,000 ($198.98)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($147.96)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($76.53)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($25.51)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($20.41)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($5.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($5.10)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($5.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $24,000 ($122.45)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $48,000 ($244.90)

Dunn Center government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $9,000 ($45.92)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($20.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($40.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($137.76)
    Property Sale Other: $8,000 ($40.82)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($20.41)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($10.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($81.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $22,000 ($112.24)
    Highways: $10,000 ($51.02)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($30.61)
    NEC: $1,000 ($5.10)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $331,000 ($1688.78)

10.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,872 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.04%
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 Stark County, ND  0.93% ($30,846 average AGI)


4.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
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 Stark County, ND  1.35% ($70,500 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dunn Center:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KDIX (1230 AM; 1 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: STARRDAK, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dunn Center:

  • KCAD (99.1 FM; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZRX (92.1 FM; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K201FN (88.1 FM; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMHA (91.3 FM; FOUR BEARS, ND; Owner: FT. BERTHOLD COMMUNICATIONS ENTERPRI)

TV broadcast stations around Dunn Center:

  • K07KL (Channel 7; DUNN CENTER, ND; Owner: CITY DUNN CENTER OF MUNICIPAL CORP.)

Dunn Center fatal accident list:

Jan 16, 1977 06:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Paulette K Smith, Approximately 10 Miles East Of North Dakota Highway 22 (Lat: 47.502833 Lon: -102.621778), Type: 123.1, Structure height: 38025 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 3034233300, Pksmith@terracon.Com, 10625 W I-70 FRONTAGE RD. N, STE. 3
  • Paulette K Smith, Approximately 10 Miles East Of North Dakota Highway 22 (Lat: 47.502833 Lon: -102.621778), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 38025 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: 4049951890, Jthrockmorton@municipalcom.Com, 3495 PIEDMONT ROAD Eleve-n Piedmont Center, Suite 411
  • John Throckmorton, Approximately 10 Miles East Of North Dakota Highway 22 (Lat: 47.502833 Lon: -102.621778), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 38025 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 4049951890, Jthrockmorton@municipalcom.Com, 3495 PIEDMONT ROAD Eleve-n Piedmont Center, Suite 411
  • John Throckmorton, Approximately 10 Miles East Of North Dakota Highway 22 (Lat: 47.502833 Lon: -102.621778), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 38025 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 4049951890, Jthrockmorton@municipalcom.Com, 3495 PIEDMONT ROAD Eleve-n Piedmont Center, Suite 411
  • Edward G Roach, Approximately 10 Miles East Of North Dakota Highway 22 (Lat: 47.502833 Lon: -102.621778), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 38025 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 8051 CONGRESS AVENUE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • APPLEDORN SWD, 1.5 Miles East Dunn Center (Lat: 47.358583 Lon: -102.587972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQPL913
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2022, Certifier: Jamie PulsayRegistrant: Marathon Oil Company, 5555 San Felipe St. #2733, Houston, TX 77056, Phone: (713) 296-3308, Email:
  • VIHON 44-8H, 5.3 Miles Nnw 1st St Sw And 92nd Ave (Lat: 47.474667 Lon: -102.548500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQPL916
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2022, Certifier: Jamie PulsayRegistrant: Marathon Oil Company, 5555 San Felipe St. #2733, Houston, TX 77056, Phone: (713) 296-3308, Email:
  • RMCS DUNNC, Ne Corner Of 8th St Sw And 101st Ave Sw (Lat: 47.300000 Lon: -102.630361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQPU663
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.606 MHz, 952.606 MHzGrant Date: 08/20/2012, Expiration Date: 08/20/2022, Certifier: Tod GeorgeRegistrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc, Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • RMCS, Ne Corner Of 8th St Sw And 101st Ave Sw (Lat: 47.300000 Lon: -102.630361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQPX861
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz... (+11 more)Grant Date: 09/13/2012, Expiration Date: 09/13/2022, Certifier: Tod GeorgeRegistrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • Dunn, 8th Street Southwest (Lat: 47.300000 Lon: -102.630194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQTA556
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz... (+11 more)Grant Date: 12/18/2013, Expiration Date: 12/18/2023, Certifier: Mark WarnerRegistrant: Rocky Mountain Oilfield Warehouse, 414 S. Elm, Casper, WY 82601, Phone: (307) 266-2260, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECH B36TC (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3070T , Serial Number: EA-462, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Joel Werre, 971 101st Ave Sw, Dunn Center, ND 58626
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5680A , Serial Number: 28280, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 01/26/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Joel F Werre, 971 101st Ave Sw, Dunn Center, ND 58626

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dunn Center and their reported violations in the past:

DUNN CENTER CITY OF (Population served: 146, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)

Dunn Center compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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