Flasher, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 227 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.4%
 
Males: 110  (48.5%)
Females: 117  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58535.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,154 (it was $20,313 in 2000)
Flasher:

$42,154
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,028 (it was $13,970 in 2000)

Flasher city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $64,637 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
Flasher:

$64,637
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $58,026; Detached houses: $57,557; Mobile homes: $63,929

Median gross rent in 2012: $580.

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Flasher races chart
  • White alone - 227 (97.8%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)

Races in Flasher detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Flasher: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (59.6%), Russian (10.3%), Swedish (7.5%), Irish (6.6%), English (3.8%), Norwegian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1920 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 325 people per square mile   (very low).

Flasher,ND real estate house value index trend

Flasher, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Flasher:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Flasher city:

  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
North Dakota:  2.4%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Flasher, North Dakota as of July 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Flasher to the number of sex offenders is 229 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $440 (0.8%)

Flasher satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (32.9 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (398.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (743.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Raleigh, ND (2.8 miles) , Carson, ND (4.0 miles ), Porcupine, ND (4.2 miles) , Leith, ND (4.5 miles) , Solen, ND (4.6 miles) , Heil, ND (4.8 miles) , Almont, ND (4.8 miles) , New Salem, ND (5.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $93,700
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.45 N, Longitude: 101.23 W

Area code: 701

Flasher household income distribution Flasher home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.1%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -31 (-9.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (46%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (26%)
  • Child care workers (15%)
  • Secondary school teachers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

Work and jobs in Flasher: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Flasher, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Flasher-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1978, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Flasher city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Flasher-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 60% 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 474.7 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 178.6 miles away from Flasher center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 275.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 353.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 632.8 miles away from Flasher center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 276.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morton County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 10, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Flasher topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flasher:

  • University of Mary (about 30 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 33 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • Minot State University (about 124 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Northern State University (about 150 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Black Hills State University (about 187 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 191 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 213 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)

Public high school in Flasher:

Public elementary/middle school in Flasher:

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Library in Flasher:

  • FLASHER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $415; Location: 104 5TH AVENUE EAST; 4,500 books; 15 audio materials; 10 video materials; 7 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Flasher: Flasher Fire Hall (A), Flasher Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Fellow Cemetery (1), Saint Lawrence Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Morton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Flasher and their reported violations in the past:

FLASHER CITY OF (Population served: 232, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.9%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% 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:  51.3%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Flasher compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Flasher (2011 data):

  • Grant County State Bank: Paying And Receiving Branch at 100 Main, branch established on 1961/07/01. Info updated 2010/06/07: Bank assets: $30.3 mil, Deposits: $27.3 mil, headquarters in Carson, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Grant County Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Flasher city (based on Morton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 83.71%
Here: 83.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents63.8%15.8%4.0%3.4%2.6%
Congregations27.9%14.0%14.0%7.0%7.0%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%1.8%1.3%1.2%3.6%
Congregations4.7%2.3%2.3%2.3%18.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Morton County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Morton County:

29.6%
North Dakota:

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

13.1%
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

9.05% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.05%
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 Burleigh County, ND  4.43% ($36,436 average AGI)
from Stark County, ND  0.38% ($44,186)
from Cass County, ND  0.34% ($33,128)


8.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,836 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.59%
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 Burleigh County, ND  4.42% ($38,900 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.47% ($28,566)
to Mercer County, ND  0.20% ($51,957)

Strongest AM radio stations in Flasher:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KLXX (1270 AM; 1 kW; BISMARCK-MANDAN, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Flasher:

  • KCND (90.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYYY (92.9 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KACL (98.7 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBYZ (96.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNDR (104.7 FM; MANDAN, ND; Owner: CENTRAL DAKOTA ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KSSS (101.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKCT (97.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQDY (94.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Flasher:

  • KBME-TV (Channel 3; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMB-TV (Channel 12; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNDX (Channel 26; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRIME CITIES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFYR-TV (Channel 5; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • KBMY (Channel 17; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: KBMY-KMCY, LLC)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 125
Total average daily truck traffic: 10
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 125

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Flasher)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Flasher, ND)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Nw 1/4 Sec 16 Twp 137n Range 83w (Lat: 46.683861 Lon: -101.170694), Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WPNH592
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.443 MHz, 928.443 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/09/2002, Expiration Date: 10/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2012
    Registrant: Phone: (701) 255-4056
  • Flasher Twr 8 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 46.413889 Lon: -101.295417), Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WPNH593
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.393 MHz, 928.393 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/09/2002, Expiration Date: 10/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2012
    Registrant: Phone: (701) 255-4056
  • Flasher Tower Site, 4.25 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 46.413889 Lon: -101.295417), Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WPOP362
    Assigned Frequencies: 953.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/1998, Expiration Date: 07/23/2008, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (701) 255-4056
  • Mor-Gran-Sou Flasher Office, 202 W 6th Ave (Lat: 46.458889 Lon: -101.234861), Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPOP363
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/1998, Expiration Date: 07/23/2008, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (701) 255-4056

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA0SPS, Licensee ID: L00525780
    Grant Date: 06/04/2002, Expiration Date: 06/04/2012
    Registrant: Kirby L Krause, Rr 1, Flasher, ND 58535
  • Call Sign: N0MBF, Previous Call Sign: KB0GKF, Licensee ID: L00525076
    Grant Date: 06/04/2002, Expiration Date: 06/04/2012
    Registrant: Arlys A Krause, Rr 1 Box 68, Flasher, ND 58535

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: VOLAIRCRAFT 10A (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6666D , Serial Number: 10A-026, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Rodney Ritz, 3995 61st St, Flasher, ND 58535

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
Most common first names in Flasher, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George573.4 years
Joe574.2 years
Henry479.0 years
Frank474.5 years
Arthur490.3 years
John482.5 years
Irene381.3 years
Anna387.3 years
Emma376.0 years
Clarence379.0 years
Most common last names in Flasher, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schmidt476.3 years
Deichert480.2 years
Miller480.0 years
Meyer475.0 years
Malm472.8 years
Albrecht395.3 years
Schafer375.7 years
Monson381.0 years
Grimm390.7 years
Jochim378.6 years
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