Fordville, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 208 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.8%
Males: 119  (57.3%)
Females: 89  (42.7%)
Median resident age:  31.8 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip codes: 58231.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,435 (it was $26,786 in 2000)
Fordville:

$56,435
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,047 (it was $12,516 in 2000)

Fordville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $52,648 (it was $32,700 in 2000)
Fordville:

$52,648
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $79,970; Detached houses: $81,729; Mobile homes: $33,274

Median gross rent in 2016: $577.

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  • Races in Fordville, ND (2010)

    Fordville races chart
    • 19391.0%White alone
    • 167.5%Hispanic
    • 10.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.5%Asian alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fordville: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (51.0%), German (14.7%), Czech (8.8%), American (4.9%), Polish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1144 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 207 people per square mile   (very low).

Fordville,ND real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Fordville:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fordville city:

  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
North Dakota:

3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $538 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $423 (0.7%)

Fordville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (103.8 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (311.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (661.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Conway, ND (2.4 miles) , Dahlen, ND (2.7 miles) , Pisek, ND (2.7 miles) , Inkster, ND (2.9 miles) , Lankin, ND (3.0 miles) , Park River, ND (3.5 miles ), Forest River, ND (3.9 miles) , Niagara, ND (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 48.22 N, Longitude: 97.79 W

Area code: 701

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

3.3%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -31 (-10.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (32%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Other services, except public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (28%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Fordville, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fordville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Fordville city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 tornado 35.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fordville-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 80% 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 662.5 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 194.7 miles away from Fordville center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 189.6 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 287.4 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 173.6 miles away from Fordville center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 476.6 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).
Fordville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fordville:

  • FRIENDSHIP-605 (Hospital, about 13 miles away; PARK RIVER, ND)
  • FIRST CARE HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; PARK RIVER, ND)

airports located in Fordville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fordville:

  • University of North Dakota (about 40 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 76 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 103 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 106 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 106 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bemidji State University (about 145 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 146 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public high school in Fordville:

Private high school in Fordville:

Public elementary/middle school in Fordville:

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Notable location: Fordville Fire Protection District 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: 5.6%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.5%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Fordville (2011 data):

  • Bremer Bank, National Association: Fordville Branch at 113 Main Street, branch established on 1937/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $898.5 mil, Deposits: $707.2 mil, headquarters in Grand Forks, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

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Religion statistics for Fordville 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fordville:

49.7%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fordville:

46.8%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fordville:

23.2%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fordville:

20.0%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fordville:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Fordville:

43.3%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Fordville:

52.2%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Fordville:

75.3%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fordville, ND Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$877
Sewerage 0$0 1$50
Totals for Government 0$0 7$927

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($81.73)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($52.88)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($28.85)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($14.42)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($14.42)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($14.42)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($14.42)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($4.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($76.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $24,000 ($115.38)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($86.54)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($28.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($4.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($4.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $33,000 ($158.65)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($28.85)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($14.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($48.08)
    General Support: $7,000 ($33.65)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($57.69)
    NEC: $2,000 ($9.62)

Fordville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $300,000 ($1442.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $275,000 ($1322.12)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $25,000 ($120.19)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $31,000 ($149.04)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $127,000 ($610.58)

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 Fordville:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KXPO (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KUND (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fordville:

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

TV broadcast stations around Fordville:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

Fordville fatal accident list:

May 28, 1983 00:03 AM, Co Rd 19, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Fordville) 12972 County Road 19 (Lat: 48.216167 Lon: -97.822944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 27.1 m, Call Sign: KNKN527
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Paulette K Smith, Adjacent To 5527 128th Dr Ne (Lat: 48.209944 Lon: -97.846750), Type: 126.5, Structure height: 38099 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 3034233300, Pksmith@terracon.Com, 10625 W I-70 FRONTAGE RD. N, STE. 3
  • John Throckmorton, 5508 128 Dr Ne (Lat: 48.209944 Lon: -97.846750), Type: 126.5, Structure height: 38099 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 4049951890, Jthrockmorton@municipalcom.Com, 3495 PIEDMONT ROAD Eleve-n Piedmont Center, Suite 411

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4 1/2 Mi S & 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 48.152222 Lon: -97.788972), Call Sign: KNFF747, Licensee ID: L00075993
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.075 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/1997, Expiration Date: 03/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2002Registrant: Ronald Whaley, Fordville, ND 58231, Phone: (701) 229-3679
  • 4265 32nd Ave Ne (Lat: 48.137139 Lon: -97.741333), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WPXA586
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHzGrant Date: 02/21/2003, Expiration Date: 02/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Certifier: Lynn LarsonRegistrant: Stones Mobile Radio Inc, 1550 47th Ave S, Grand Forks, ND 58201, Phone: (701) 772-6691, Fax: (701) 772-7096

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC0NCX, Licensee ID: L00508835, Grant Date: 04/29/2002, Expiration Date: 04/29/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2014, Certifier: Warren J Wambsganss, Registrant: Warren J Wambsganss, 4750 33rd Ave Ne, Fordville, ND 58231

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 51238 , Serial Number: 17274287, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Whaley Farms Inc, 4440 33rd Ave Ne, Fordville, ND 58231

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

FOREST RIVER COLONY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In AUG-20-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
FORDVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOL (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-14-2012 to FEB-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2007)
SIDETRACK BAR & DAM CAFE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Most common first names in Fordville, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1079.0 years
John776.3 years
Carl578.2 years
Edward579.8 years
George482.5 years
Emma385.6 years
Agnes379.4 years
Arthur378.3 years
Esther384.3 years
Andrew380.0 years
Most common last names in Fordville, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hagness770.3 years
Thoe678.2 years
Morstad675.5 years
Bondy584.0 years
Pfannsmith564.6 years
Dahlen485.5 years
Carlson480.5 years
Johnson480.0 years
Wood485.0 years
Close484.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (37%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)

Fordville 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 above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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