Erie, North Dakota

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Population in 2010: 50. Population change since 2000: -23.1%
Males: 30  (61.8%)
Females: 20  (38.2%)
Median resident age:  50.8 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58029

Estimated median household income in 2016: $73,476 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Erie:

$73,476
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,670 (it was $13,165 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $60,333 (it was $26,300 in 2000)
Erie:

$60,333
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $53,842; Detached houses: $54,442
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  • Races in Erie, ND (2010)

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    • 4998.0%White alone
    • 12.0%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Erie: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (56.3%), Norwegian (31.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1135 feet

Land area: 1.99 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

Erie, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Erie:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Erie CDP:

  • Never married: 7.7%
  • Now married: 72.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 19.6%

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

Erie CDP:  0.8% ($199)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Erie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (32.2 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (247.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (601.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ayr, ND (2.7 miles) , Arthur, ND (2.9 miles ), Page, ND (3.0 miles ), Hunter, ND (3.1 miles ), Galesburg, ND (3.3 miles) , Amenia, ND (3.3 miles) , Wheatland, ND (3.8 miles) , Buffalo, ND (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 47.12 N, Longitude: 97.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

1.9%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • 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%)

Average climate in Erie, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Erie-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Erie place center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.4 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Erie-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 80% 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 119.0 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 662.2 miles away from Erie center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 223.2 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 95.2 miles away from Erie 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 235.7 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 Cass County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 25, Storms: 12, Snows: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Erie topographic map

airports located in Erie:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Erie:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 32 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 35 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 35 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • University of North Dakota (about 58 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 69 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 84 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 91 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)

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

Cemetery: Erie Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cass 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: 5.1%
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.9%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.7%
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:

5.5
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

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Religion statistics for Erie CDP (based on Cass County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant46,44471
Catholic26,43814
Evangelical Protestant14,31844
Other1,80510
Orthodox501
None60,723-
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: 19
Cass County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Cass County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 98
Here:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

26.0%
North Dakota:

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

11.1%
State:

13.0%

7.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
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 Clay County, MN  1.15% ($29,990 average AGI)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.41% ($32,208)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.30% ($43,541)


7.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Cass County:

0.06%
North Dakota average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clay County, MN  1.16% ($35,623 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.33% ($41,147)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.30% ($36,108)

Strongest AM radio stations in Erie:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Erie:

  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KVMI (103.9 FM; ARTHUR, ND; Owner: VISION MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDJZ (100.7 FM; HARWOOD, ND; Owner: TOM INGSTAD NORTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Erie:

  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • NDFA_PageHunter, 14609 19th Street Southeast (108032) (Lat: 47.137944 Lon: -97.402972), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 135 m, Overall height: 139 m, Call Sign: KNKA822
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • James A Babbitt, Sw Corner Of The Intersection Of 20th St. Se And 150th St Se (Lat: 47.122194 Lon: -97.325083), Type: 113.1, Overall height: 112.2 m, Registrant: 7017304667, , 314 DALE AVENUE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Sw .25 Sect 34 Dows Township (Lat: 47.158583 Lon: -97.380917), Call Sign: KNAN906
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.800 MHzGrant Date: 01/06/2016, Expiration Date: 01/03/2026Registrant: Jamestown Communications, Inc., 2703 Hwy 281 S, Jamestown, ND 58401, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:
  • Bn Tracks 1.5 Mi S (Lat: 47.096361 Lon: -97.384528), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNGV441
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.100 MHz, 161.160 MHzGrant Date: 06/21/2011, Expiration Date: 09/04/2021Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Erie MP32.0 - HBD, Bnsf Ls34 Mp32.0 - Hbd (Lat: 47.094222 Lon: -97.386139), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQJD600
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHzGrant Date: 08/01/2008, Expiration Date: 08/01/2018, Certifier: Robert LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Ave., Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 727CM , Serial Number: 18-4693, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Leigh A Meyers, 2115 147th Ave Se, Erie, ND 58029
  • Aircraft: PITTS SPECIAL S-1C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING HO-360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7422 , Serial Number: 1LS, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Sr Schroeder, 14649 22nd St Se, Erie, ND 58029

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)
  • Electricity (10%)

Erie compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly 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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