Fingal, North Dakota

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Population in 2019: 86 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -35.3%
Males: 42  (49.1%)
Females: 44  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
North Dakota median age:

35.5 years

Zip code: 58031

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,268 (it was $35,875 in 2000)
Fingal:

$47,268
ND:

$64,577

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,408 (it was $13,903 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $50,317 (it was $14,300 in 2000)
Fingal:

$50,317
ND:

$205,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $61,186; detached houses: $67,802; mobile homes: $25,159

Median gross rent in 2019: $669.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fingal: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 30.0%
(27.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Fingal, ND (2019)
    • 10292.7%White alone
    • 43.6%American Indian alone
    • 21.8%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (58.9%), Norwegian (14.3%), American (7.1%), French (3.6%), Irish (3.6%), French Canadian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1280 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 214 people per square mile   (very low).

Fingal, North Dakota map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $729 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $606 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (47.2 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (250.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (604.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Nome, ND (2.4 miles),
Kathryn, ND (3.2 miles),
Alice, ND (3.4 miles),
Oriska, ND (3.4 miles),
Tower City, ND (3.5 miles ),
Enderlin, ND (3.6 miles ),
Valley City, ND (3.9 miles ),
Buffalo, ND (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 46.76 N, Longitude: 97.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Distribution of median household income in Fingal, ND in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fingal, ND in 2019

Fingal satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $85,000
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
North Dakota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Fingal, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (22.6%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (40.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (11.4%)
  • Food (8.6%)
  • Wood products (8.6%)
  • Warehousing & storage (8.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.9%)
  • Public administration (18.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (18.5%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Private households (7.4%)
Most common occupations in Fingal, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (17.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.1%)
  • Construction laborers (8.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (6.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (22.9%)
  • Construction laborers (14.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Financial managers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (25.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14.8%)
  • Registered nurses (14.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)

Average climate in Fingal, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fingal-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 23.0 miles away from the Fingal 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 27.8 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fingal-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 2% 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 639.2 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 112.9 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 192.9 miles away from Fingal center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 104.0 miles away from Fingal 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 80.7 miles away from Fingal 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 208.0 miles away from Fingal center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barnes County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 24, Storms: 11, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fingal topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fingal:

  • MARYHILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ENDERLIN, ND)
  • OPEN DOOR CENTER #5 (Hospital, about 15 miles away; VALLEY CITY, ND)
  • OPEN DOOR CTR-CHILDRENS PROG #1 (Hospital, about 15 miles away; VALLEY CITY, ND)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL OF VALLEY CITY Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; VALLEY CITY, ND)
  • OPEN DOOR CENTER #4 (Hospital, about 16 miles away; VALLEY CITY, ND)
  • OPEN DOOR CENTER #2 (Hospital, about 16 miles away; VALLEY CITY, ND)
  • MERCY HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; VALLEY CITY, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fingal:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 48 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 50 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 50 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 66 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • University of North Dakota (about 88 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 88 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Northern State University (about 97 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

Points of interest:

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

Barnes County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
North Dakota:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.7%
Whole state:

60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Fingal (2011 data):

  • Quality Bank: at 410 3rd Street, branch established on 1898/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $25.4 mil, Deposits: $23.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Quality Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Fingal:

Marital status in Fingal, ND
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

For population 25 years and over in Fingal:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.2
North Dakota average:

9.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fingal, ND (based on Barnes County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,36819
Catholic1,7006
Evangelical Protestant96811
Other32
None4,027-
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: 5
This county:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

14.87 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

7.9%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnes County:

27.7%
North Dakota:

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

12.9%
North Dakota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.0%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

25.0%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.0
North Dakota:

28.5

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fingal:

8.0
North Dakota:

6.9

General health condition:
Fingal:

50.0%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.0%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fingal, ND Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$204
Financial Administration 0$0 1$425
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$118
Sewerage 0$0 1$133
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$650
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,530

Fingal government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $27,000 ($313.95)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($23.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $18,000 ($209.30)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($162.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($139.53)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($104.65)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($104.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($81.40)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($81.40)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($69.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($46.51)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($23.26)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($23.26)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($11.63)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($11.63)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($11.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($11.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($11.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($58.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,000 ($34.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($11.63)

Fingal government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($197.67)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($186.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($34.88)
    Other: $1,000 ($11.63)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($11.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,000 ($11.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($58.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($11.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $27,000 ($313.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($69.77)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($58.14)
    Other: $4,000 ($46.51)
  • Tax - Property: $34,000 ($395.35)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,000 ($174.42)
    Other License: $4,000 ($46.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($34.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($11.63)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($11.63)

Fingal government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $263,000 ($3058.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $235,000 ($2732.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000 ($325.58)

Fingal government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,000 ($337.21)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $82,000 ($953.49)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $64,000 ($744.19)

6.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,477 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
North Dakota average:

9.36%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cass County, ND  1.89% ($41,581 average AGI)
to Stutsman County, ND  0.77% ($35,457)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fingal:

  • 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.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KOVC (1490 AM; 1 kW; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KQLX (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LISBON, ND; Owner: SHEYENNE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fingal:

  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KQLX-FM (106.1 FM; LISBON, ND; Owner: SHEYENNE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fingal:

  • 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.)
  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Christophe Le Scanve, Tbd (15115141) (Lat: 46.763722 Lon: -97.798806), Type: 91.1, Structure height: 38003 m, Overall height: 88.3 m, Registrant: North Dakota Rsa No. 3 Limited Partnership, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Christophe Le Scanve, Tbd (15115141) (Lat: 46.763722 Lon: -97.798806), Type: 91.1, Structure height: 38003 m, Overall height: 88.3 m, Registrant: North Dakota Rsa No. 3 Limited Partnership, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Christophe Le Scanve, Tbd (15115141) (Lat: 46.763722 Lon: -97.798806), Type: 91.1, Structure height: 38003 m, Overall height: 88.3 m, Registrant: North Dakota Rsa No. 3 Limited Partnership, Networkregulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • BPS H, 4805 145th Ave Se (Lat: 46.744972 Lon: -97.429528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQSG861,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2013, Expiration Date: 09/18/2023, Certifier: Gregg Christensen, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc,, 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB0QYU, Grant Date: 02/15/1995, Expiration Date: 02/15/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2007, Registrant: Norma N Duppler, 4605 County Rd 21, Fingal, ND 58031

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300-D (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 115RF , Serial Number: 17556810, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 03/26/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rodney J Fernow, 13044 47th St Se, Fingal, ND 58031, Other Owners: Genella M Fernow

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fingal, ND
  • 46.9%Electricity
  • 28.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.8%Wood
  • 6.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fingal, ND
  • 38.5%Electricity
  • 26.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.2%Wood
  • 15.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Fingal compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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