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Population in 2010: 1,243. Population change since 2000: +30.6%
Males: 584  (47.0%)
Females: 659  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  19.3 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58335, 58374.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,551 (it was $15,395 in 2000)
Fort Totten:

$21,551
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $7,216

Fort Totten CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $13,341 (it was $31,700 in 2000)
Fort Totten:

$13,341
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $15,434; Detached houses: $21,538; Mobile homes: $10,475

Median gross rent in 2012: $313.

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Fort Totten races chart
  • American Indian alone - 1,210 (97.3%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (1.0%)
  • White alone - 11 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.8%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Totten: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (4.3%), Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1495 feet

Land area: 7.67 square miles.

Population density: 162 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fort Totten:

  • High school or higher: 71.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 29.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Totten CDP:

  • Never married: 55.2%
  • Now married: 23.9%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

20 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.7%
North Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (1.7%)

Fort Totten satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (115.9 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (343.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (697.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oberon, ND (3.2 miles) , Devils Lake, ND (3.4 miles ), Sheyenne, ND (3.4 miles ), Minnewaukan, ND (3.6 miles ), Warwick, ND (4.0 miles) , Crary, ND (4.2 miles) , Brinsmade, ND (4.5 miles) , New Rockford, ND (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 47.98 N, Longitude: 99.00 W

Area code: 701

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
North Dakota:

2.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (22%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (8%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Average climate in Fort Totten, North Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Fort Totten-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the Fort Totten place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/18/2001, a category F3 tornado 32.9 miles away from the place center caused $200,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Benson County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Totten:

  • REM ND INC-1104 (Hospital, about 11 miles away; DEVILS LAKE, ND)
  • LAKE REGION CORPORATION-923 (Hospital, about 11 miles away; DEVILS LAKE, ND)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - DEVILS LAKE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DEVILS LAKE, ND)

Political contributions by individuals in Fort Totten, ND

Amtrak station near Fort Totten:

  • 12 miles: DEVILS LAKE (RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, call for taxi service.

College/University in Fort Totten:

  • Cankdeska Cikana Community College (Full-time enrollment: 137; Location: 214 1st Ave; Public; Website: www.littlehoop.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Totten:

  • University of North Dakota (about 90 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 10,215)
  • Minot State University (about 108 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Bismarck State College (about 117 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)
  • University of Mary (about 120 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 128 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 130 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 130 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)

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Public elementary/middle school in Fort Totten:

See full list of schools located in Fort Totten, School District: FORT TOTTEN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT 30


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Notable locations in Fort Totten: Fort Totten Indian Agency (A), Fort Totten Station - Dakota Sioux Volunteer Fire Department (B), Spirit Lake Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Fort Totten: Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Benson 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 2012: 69.2%
(100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.8% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This place:  4.5 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.4%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  22.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fort Totten, ND

13 people in federal detention centers in 2010

Fort Totten compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Fort Totten (2011 data):

  • Western State Bank: Fort Totten Branch at 816 3rd Avenue North, branch established on 1997/10/29. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $488.8 mil, Deposits: $427.5 mil, headquarters in Devils Lake, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Western State Agency, Inc., Employee Stock Ownership Plan And Trust

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fort Totten travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

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Religion statistics for Fort Totten CDP (based on Benson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 114.86%
Here114.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents68.9%23.3%2.6%1.5%3.7%
Congregations27.3%39.4%9.1%6.1%18.2%
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: 3
Benson County:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Benson County:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Benson County:

11.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Benson County:

31.5%
State:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

13.0%

4.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
North Dakota average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ramsey County, ND  1.40% ($16,267 average AGI)


6.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
North Dakota average:

7.80%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ramsey County, ND  2.23% ($21,367 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.73% ($24,875)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.50% ($15,455)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Totten:

  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Totten:

  • KQZZ (96.7 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZZY (103.5 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDVL (102.5 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KABU (90.7 FM; FORT TOTTEN, ND; Owner: DAKOTA CIRCLE TIPI, INC)
  • K210CJ (89.9 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Totten:

  • K05EL (Channel 5; DEVILS LAKE, ETC., ND; Owner: DEVILS LAKE,SIOUX.TRIBAL.ED.COMMITTE)
  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K30FU (Channel 23; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

Fort Totten fatal accident list:

May 10, 2009 00:18 AM, Bia-6, Lat: 47.97877778, Lon: -98.98505556, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 24, 2009 06:46 PM, Sr-57, Lat: 47.97820278, Lon: -99.02895833, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 2009 02:30 AM, Bia-5, Lat: 48.02187778, Lon: -98.867575, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fort Totten)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Municipal Center Police Dept (Lat: 47.980833 Lon: -98.992611), Call Sign: WAA462, Licensee ID: L00101759
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.910 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/2005, Expiration Date: 04/30/2015
    Registrant: City Of Fort Totten, Municipal Center, Fort Totten, ND 58335, Phone: (701) 766-4231
  • Bia Tower (Lat: 47.980833 Lon: -98.992611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: KEZ498
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.085 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/2005, Expiration Date: 09/05/2015, Certifier: Harold G Narum
    Registrant: Fraine Barracks, Bismarck, ND 58502, Phone: (701) 328-8100, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Studio, 7889 Hwy 57, Spirit Lake Casino And Resort, 4th Floor Roof (Lat: 48.017500 Lon: -98.908056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 17.5 m, Call Sign: WPQY733
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/05/2000, Expiration Date: 04/01/2021, Certifier: James E Price
    Registrant: Sterling Communications, Inc., 219 Dodd Road, Ringgold, GA 30736, Phone: (706) 965-2355, Fax: (706) 965-3755, Email:
  • FT TOTTEN, Hwy 57 3 Mi W (Lat: 47.979444 Lon: -99.054861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Call Sign: WEH982
    Assigned Frequencies: 6770.62 MHz, 6795.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/20/2011, Expiration Date: 11/14/2021
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:



Most common first names in Fort Totten, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1776.7 years
John969.1 years
William662.3 years
Michael563.8 years
Charles467.0 years
James471.7 years
George470.3 years
Agnes372.7 years
Elizabeth378.7 years
Florence370.0 years
Most common last names in Fort Totten, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mckay969.7 years
Cavanaugh760.0 years
Feather651.3 years
Peltier650.8 years
Dubois671.7 years
Littlewind656.3 years
Robertson658.0 years
Brown544.0 years
Longie571.2 years
Charboneau556.6 years

Fort Totten on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #99 (58335) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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