Elliott, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 25 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -43.2%
Males: (33.3%)
Females: 17  (66.7%)
Median resident age:  58.5 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58054

Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,169 (it was $40,625 in 2000)
Elliott:

$63,169
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,342 (it was $15,692 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $21,329 (it was $16,300 in 2000)
Elliott:

$21,329
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $65,753; Detached houses: $103,999; Mobile homes: $25,951
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    • 2392.0%White alone
    • 14.0%Asian alone
    • 14.0%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elliott: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (66.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1330 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 168 people per square mile   (very low).

Elliott, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Elliott:

  • High school or higher: 70.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elliott city:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 38.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $918 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $227 (0.2%)

Elliott satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (57.7 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (241.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (593.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Englevale, ND (2.2 miles) , Lisbon, ND (2.6 miles ), Fort Ransom, ND (3.1 miles) , Verona, ND (3.5 miles) , Gwinner, ND (3.8 miles ), Enderlin, ND (4.3 miles ), Nome, ND (4.4 miles) , Milnor, ND (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 46.40 N, Longitude: 97.81 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

2.1%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+69.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (50%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (50%)
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (50%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (50%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (25%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Elliott, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Elliott-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 40.9 miles away from the Elliott city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/18/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Elliott-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 77% 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 99.1 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 634.8 miles away from Elliott center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 170.1 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 88.7 miles away from the city center
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 62.3 miles away from Elliott 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 183.2 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 Ransom County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 12, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elliott topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elliott:

  • PARKSIDE LUTHERAN HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LISBON, ND)
  • LISBON AREA HEALTH SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; LISBON, ND)
  • LISBON -OAKES AREA HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; LISBON, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elliott:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 59 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 59 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 59 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 60 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Northern State University (about 74 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 83 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • University of North Dakota (about 111 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)

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Ransom 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: 9.5%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.3%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  16.7%
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:

15.6
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elliott city (based on Ransom County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,21312
Catholic8393
Evangelical Protestant5505
Other21
None853-
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
Ransom County:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Ransom County:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

8.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Ransom County:

28.1%
North Dakota:

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

11.6%
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

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
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  1.31% ($36,857 average AGI)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,631 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
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  2.10% ($40,467 average AGI)
to Sargent County, ND  0.75% ($38,125)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elliott:

  • KQLX (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LISBON, ND; Owner: SHEYENNE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KDDR (1220 AM; 1 kW; OAKES, ND)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elliott:

  • KQLX-FM (106.1 FM; LISBON, ND; Owner: SHEYENNE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elliott:

  • K02GA (Channel 2; LISBON, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • K07NE (Channel 7; LISBON, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (67%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Electricity (17%)

Elliott 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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