Fairdale, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 37 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -27.5%
Males: 22  (60.0%)
Females: 15  (40.0%)
Median resident age:  54.2 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58229

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,594 (it was $11,250 in 2000)
Fairdale:

$49,594
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,318 (it was $9,822 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $32,330 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Fairdale:

$32,330
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $30,856; Detached houses: $30,652
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    • 3592.1%White alone
    • 25.3%Hispanic
    • 12.6%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fairdale: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (40.0%), British (20.0%), Canadian (6.7%), Czech (6.7%), German (6.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1623 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 119 people per square mile   (very low).

Fairdale, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Fairdale:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairdale city:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

2 residents are foreign born (6.7% North America).

This city:

6.7%
North Dakota:

3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $494 (1.5%)

Fairdale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (130.1 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (338.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (689.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hove Mobile Park, ND (2.5 miles) , Adams, ND (2.9 miles ), Nekoma, ND (3.0 miles) , Edmore, ND (3.4 miles ), Milton, ND (3.6 miles) , Osnabrock, ND (3.6 miles) , Lawton, ND (3.8 miles) , Edinburg, ND (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 48.49 N, Longitude: 98.23 W

Area code: 701

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

3.3%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-32.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (50%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • 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 (38%)
  • Production occupations (38%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (50%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Fairdale, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairdale-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.9 miles away from the Fairdale city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 6/6/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the city center caused $20,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairdale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 79% 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 649.5 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 220.7 miles away from Fairdale center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 301.0 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 215.1 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 197.6 miles away from Fairdale center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 470.4 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 Walsh County (33) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 29
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 30, Storms: 16, Snows: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairdale topographic map

Birthplace of: George A. Lundberg - Sociologist.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairdale:

  • University of North Dakota (about 67 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 99 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 129 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 132 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 132 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minot State University (about 142 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 167 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)

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

Walsh 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: 26.7%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.9%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
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:

6.6
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fairdale city (based on Walsh County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,31520
Catholic3,3209
Evangelical Protestant68411
Other11
None2,799-
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: 6
Walsh County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Walsh County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Walsh County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

14.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Walsh County:

28.4%
North Dakota:

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

13.6%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$13
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$34
Totals for Government 0$0 5$47

Fairdale government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,000 ($189.19)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($189.19)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($27.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($27.03)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($27.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($216.22)

Fairdale government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $5,000 ($135.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($27.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($54.05)
    General Support: $2,000 ($54.05)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($81.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $19,000 ($513.51)

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.16% ($30,340 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.46% ($26,048)
from Pembina County, ND  0.35% ($29,000)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.62% ($32,387 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.84% ($37,769)
to Pembina County, ND  0.35% ($26,875)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairdale:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KNDK (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KXPO (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairdale:

  • KAOC (105.1 FM; CAVALIER, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYTZ (106.7 FM; WALHALLA, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNDK-FM (95.7 FM; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairdale:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KNRR (Channel 12; PEMBINA, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 205Total average daily traffic
  • 22Total average daily truck traffic
  • 205Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 48.488472 Lon: -98.231361, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPUH771
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.220 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 03/07/2022, Certifier: Trent SamsonRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 3 W Of Fairdale, 3 1/4 N, West Side Of Road (Lat: 48.531806 Lon: -98.297861), Call Sign: WQRE414
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.175 MHz, 463.912 MHzGrant Date: 04/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Certifier: Tim BredesonRegistrant: Easy Way Electronics, 513 4th Ave, Langdon, ND 58249, Phone: (701) 256-5123, Fax: (701) 256-5132, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)

Fairdale compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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