Dunseith, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 797 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.8%
 
Males: 357  (44.8%)
Females: 440  (55.2%)
Median resident age:  27.4 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58329.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,372 (it was $17,917 in 2000)
Dunseith:

$31,372
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,789 (it was $9,478 in 2000)

Dunseith city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $33,238 (it was $29,200 in 2000)
Dunseith:

$33,238
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $46,369; Detached houses: $55,047; Mobile homes: $20,337

Median gross rent in 2012: $538.

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Dunseith races chart
  • American Indian alone - 676 (79.6%)
  • White alone - 119 (14.0%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (3.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 19 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.7%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dunseith: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (36.4%), French Canadian (25.0%), German (4.3%), Norwegian (4.3%), Irish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1700 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 786 people per square mile   (low).

Dunseith,ND real estate house value index trend

Dunseith, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Dunseith:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dunseith city:

  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

13 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
North Dakota:  2.4%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dunseith, North Dakota as of July 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Dunseith to the number of sex offenders is 787 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $617 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $563 (2.1%)

Dunseith satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (142.3 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (416.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (769.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: East Dunseith, ND (2.0 miles ), Shell Valley, ND (3.0 miles ), Overly, ND (3.1 miles) , Rolette, ND (3.8 miles ), Belcourt, ND (3.8 miles ), Green Acres, ND (4.1 miles ), Bottineau, ND (4.2 miles ), Willow City, ND (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $30,000

Latitude: 48.81 N, Longitude: 100.06 W

Area code: 701

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

17.2%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Assemblers and fabricators (13%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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

Average climate in Dunseith, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dunseith-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/7/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Dunseith city center injured 3 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 6/26/1986, a category F3 tornado 20.1 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dunseith-area historical earthquake activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 73% 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 581.4 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 287.9 miles away from Dunseith center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 319.7 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 422.1 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 214.6 miles away from Dunseith center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 423.2 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 Rolette County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 10, Snows: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dunseith topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Dunseith:

  • DUNSEITH COM NURSING HOME (15 1ST ST NE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Dunseith:

  • ROLETTE COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ROLETTE, ND)

Airports located in Dunseith:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dunseith:

  • Minot State University (about 69 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 143 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 148 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of North Dakota (about 151 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 186 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 202 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 204 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

Public high school in Dunseith:

Public elementary/middle school in Dunseith:

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

Tourist attractions: North American Wildlife Enforcement Memorial Museu (Museums; M & Educational Centre), International Peace Garden (Historical Places & Services; RR 1 Box 116).

Rolette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

DUNSEITH CITY OF (Population served: 773, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2010)
KELVIN KLINIC BAR (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • INTERNATIONAL PEACE GARDEN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 46.1%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 88.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  19.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
27 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
45 people in nursing homes in 2000

Dunseith compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Dunseith (2011 data):

  • Starion Financial: Dunseith Branch at 11 Main Street Ne, branch established on 1905/07/05. Info updated 2011/11/08: Bank assets: $924.6 mil, Deposits: $779.2 mil, headquarters in Bismarck, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Starion Bancorporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dunseith city (based on Rolette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 104.68%
Here: 104.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents83.1%8.5%1.7%1.6%1.2%
Congregations26.7%23.3%3.3%3.3%10.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents1.0%0.9%0.5%0.5%1.1%
Congregations6.7%3.3%3.3%3.3%16.7%
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: 7
Rolette County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Rolette County:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rolette County:

37.6%
North Dakota:

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

23.5%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,125$25,5000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$364
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 1$2,125$25,5006$864

4.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
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 Ward County, ND  0.73% ($21,438 average AGI)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.59% ($15,615)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.46% ($23,500)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,005 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Ward County, ND  0.64% ($16,750 average AGI)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.55% ($19,208)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.53% ($17,609)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dunseith:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KZZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; RUGBY, ND; Owner: RUGBY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dunseith:

  • KBTO (101.9 FM; BOTTINEAU, ND; Owner: PROGRAMMERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEYA (88.5 FM; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: KEYA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dunseith:

  • K51EX (Channel 51; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K53DH (Channel 53; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K57EY (Channel 57; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K61EF (Channel 61; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K63ER (Channel 63; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K65FE (Channel 65; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K55FH (Channel 55; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K59DM (Channel 59; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)

Dunseith fatal accident list:

Jun 30, 1988 03:00 PM, 281, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 1,350
Total average daily truck traffic: 108
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 1,350

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dunseith)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0HTY, Licensee ID: L00178319
    Grant Date: 12/12/2006, Expiration Date: 02/24/2017
    Registrant: Floyd A Dion, Dunseith, ND 58329
  • Call Sign: W0RRH
    Grant Date: 01/26/1988, Expiration Date: 01/26/1998, Cancellation Date: 01/27/2000
    Registrant: Marcel I La Joie, Box 160, Dunseith, ND 58329

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50987 , Serial Number: 15069690, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1996
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James O Berg, 10147 22nd Ave Ne, Dunseith, ND 58329, Other Owners: Paula A Berg

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Dunseith

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