Dwight, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 81 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 
Males: 45  (56.3%)
Females: 36  (43.7%)
Median resident age:  29.7 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58075

Estimated median household income in 2016: $75,995 (it was $40,625 in 2000)
Dwight:

$75,995
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,622 (it was $17,543 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $71,619 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
Dwight:

$71,619
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $86,467; Detached houses: $82,676; Mobile homes: $79,877

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,186.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dwight: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.8%), Norwegian (15.6%), French (11.1%), American (4.4%), Irish (4.4%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 956 feet

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 408 people per square mile   (low).

Dwight, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Dwight:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dwight city:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 68.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

3 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America).

This city:

4.2%
North Dakota:

3.3%

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

Dwight city:  1.5% ($725)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Dwight satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (39.4 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (191.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (545.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wahpeton, ND (2.6 miles ), Mooreton, ND (2.6 miles ), Breckenridge, MN (2.8 miles ), Kent, MN (3.1 miles) , Abercrombie, ND (3.1 miles ), Great Bend, ND (3.3 miles) , Barney, ND (3.6 miles) , Colfax, ND (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 46.30 N, Longitude: 96.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

2.4%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-9.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (53%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (59%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (27%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Average climate in Dwight, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dwight-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/2/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Dwight city center killed 2 people and injured 19 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 46.0 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dwight-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.3 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 48.6 miles away from Dwight center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 194.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 685.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 36.2 miles away from Dwight center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 193.2 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 Richland County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 26, Storms: 13, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dwight topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dwight:

  • RED RIVER HUMAN SERVS-1348 (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WAHPETON, ND)
  • RED RIVER HUMAN SERVICES-821 (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WAHPETON, ND)
  • RED RIVER HUMAN SERVICES-348 (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WAHPETON, ND)
  • ST CATHERINES LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WAHPETON, ND)
  • RICHLAND COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; WAHPETON, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dwight:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 7 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 31 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 39 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 39 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 41 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 73 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northern State University (about 103 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

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Notable location: Dwight Rural Fire Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Richland 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 2016: 2.9%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.1%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  15.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

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Religion statistics for Dwight city (based on Richland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,4237
Mainline Protestant4,34521
Evangelical Protestant2,84216
Other1451
None4,566-
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: 3
Richland County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Richland County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

7.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

27.3%
North Dakota:

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

14.9%
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

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,756 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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  1.64% ($42,413 average AGI)
from Wilkin County, MN  0.63% ($35,400)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.19% ($73,750)


7.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
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  2.64% ($32,260 average AGI)
to Wilkin County, MN  0.66% ($42,452)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.27% ($32,471)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dwight:

  • KBMW (1450 AM; 1 kW; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dwight:

  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KEGK (106.9 FM; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: GUDERIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZCR (103.3 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC)
  • KCCM-FM (91.1 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQWB-FM (98.7 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Dwight:

  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K56ET (Channel 56; FARGO, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K09MF (Channel 9; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 300Total average daily traffic
  • 14Total average daily truck traffic
  • 300Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 5.28 Miles Southeast Of Dwight (Lat: 46.264389 Lon: -96.722583), Call Sign: KNKN527
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Jerri L Janjua, 5.28 Miles Se Of Dwight (Lat: 46.264417 Lon: -96.722583), Type: 152.4, Overall height: 146.3 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Jerri L Janjua, 5.28 Miles Se Of Dwight (Lat: 46.264417 Lon: -96.722583), Type: 152.4, Overall height: 146.3 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Dwight SE, Lat: 46.303111 Lon: -96.738222, Type: Silo, Structure height: 40 m, Overall height: 41 m, Call Sign: WQII527
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/20/2008, Expiration Date: 02/20/2018, Certifier: Jeffrey J OlsonRegistrant: Red River Rural Telephone Association, 510 Broadway, Abercrombie, ND 58001, Phone: (701) 553-8309, Email:
  • Dwight SW, Lat: 46.303111 Lon: -96.738222, Type: Silo, Structure height: 40 m, Overall height: 41 m, Call Sign: WQII527
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/20/2008, Expiration Date: 02/20/2018, Certifier: Jeffrey J OlsonRegistrant: Red River Rural Telephone Association, 510 Broadway, Abercrombie, ND 58001, Phone: (701) 553-8309, Email:
  • Dwight NW, Lat: 46.303111 Lon: -96.738222, Type: Silo, Structure height: 40 m, Overall height: 41 m, Call Sign: WQII527
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/20/2008, Expiration Date: 02/20/2018, Certifier: Jeffrey J OlsonRegistrant: Red River Rural Telephone Association, 510 Broadway, Abercrombie, ND 58001, Phone: (701) 553-8309, Email:
  • Dwight NE, Lat: 46.303111 Lon: -96.738222, Type: Silo, Structure height: 40 m, Overall height: 41 m, Call Sign: WQII527
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/20/2008, Expiration Date: 02/20/2018, Certifier: Jeffrey J OlsonRegistrant: Red River Rural Telephone Association, 510 Broadway, Abercrombie, ND 58001, Phone: (701) 553-8309, Email:
  • DWIGHT, 405 Elevator St (Lat: 46.303083 Lon: -96.738333), Type: Silo, Structure height: 39 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WQUD364, Licensee ID: L00679540
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/09/2014, Expiration Date: 06/09/2024, Certifier: Matt IhlandRegistrant: Red River Rural Telephone Association, 510 Broadway, Abercrombie, ND 58001, Phone: (701) 553-8309, Fax: (701) 553-9099, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: RATHBUN WILLIAM L RV-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-D4A5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 348PB , Serial Number: 40978, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 10/14/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Abu Trailers Inc, 606 Miller St, Dwight, ND 58075

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)

Dwight 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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