Fort Totten, North Dakota

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Population in 2010: 1,243. Population change since 2000: +30.6%
Males: 591  (47.6%)
Females: 652  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  18.7 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip codes: 58335, 58374.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,107 (it was $15,395 in 2000)
Fort Totten:

$24,107
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $8,372 (it was $5,165 in 2000)

Fort Totten CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $15,376 (it was $31,700 in 2000)
Fort Totten:

$15,376
ND:

$155,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $22,255; Detached houses: $29,285; Mobile homes: $11,373

Median gross rent in 2013: $329.

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  • Races in Fort Totten, ND (2010)

    Fort Totten races chart
    • 1,21097.3%American Indian alone
    • 121.0%Hispanic
    • 110.9%White alone
    • 100.8%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fort Totten: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (4.1%), Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1495 feet

Land area: 7.67 square miles.

Population density: 162 people per square mile   (very low).

Fort Totten, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Fort Totten:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 30.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Totten CDP:

  • Never married: 55.0%
  • Now married: 27.0%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

3 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.3%
North Dakota:

1.9%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Fort Totten, North Dakota as of May 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Totten to the number of sex offenders is 622 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $208 (1.3%)

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

Fort Totten household income distribution Fort Totten home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (22%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Fort Totten, North Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Fort Totten-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 34% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Totten-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 75% 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 604.4 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 212.4 miles away from Fort Totten center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 261.1 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 204.5 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 182.1 miles away from Fort Totten center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 421.1 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 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: 19, Storms: 10, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Totten topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • REM ND INC-506 (Hospital, about 12 miles away; DEVILS LAKE, ND)
  • ALTRU DIALYSIS SAT AT MERCY HOSP (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; DEVILS LAKE, ND)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; DEVILS LAKE, ND)
  • HEARTLAND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DEVILS LAKE, 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: 201; 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: 12,858)
  • Minot State University (about 108 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 117 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 120 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 128 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 130 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 131 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)

Public high school in Fort Totten:

Public elementary/middle school in Fort Totten:

  • TATE TOPA TRIBAL SCHOOL (Location: HWY 57 SOUTH, Grades: KG-8)
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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 2013: 67.6%
(100.0% for Black residents, 67.7% 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
13 people in federal detention centers in 2010

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
North Dakota average:

10.1

Fort Totten travel time to work - commute Fort Totten mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,6388
Mainline Protestant1,73214
Evangelical Protestant3016
Other18-
None971-
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: 3
Benson County:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Benson County:

31.5%
North Dakota:

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

12.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fort Totten:

44.2%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fort Totten:

42.7%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fort Totten:

25.3%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.2%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

30.9%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.3%
North Dakota:

78.0%

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6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,880 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Ramsey County, ND  1.38% ($15,367 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.60% ($24,769)


6.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
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 Ramsey County, ND  2.10% ($32,478 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.78% ($25,647)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.46% ($24,500)

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:

Aug 16, 2014 07:59 PM, Dakota Drive, Lat: 47.97788, Lon: -98.99251, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 10, 2009 00:18 AM, Bia-6, Lat: 47.97878, Lon: -98.98506, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 24, 2009 06:46 PM, Sr-57, Lat: 47.97820, Lon: -99.02896, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 2009 02:30 AM, Bia-5, Lat: 48.02188, Lon: -98.86758, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/23/2005, Expiration Date: 04/30/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/04/2015Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/17/2015, Expiration Date: 09/05/2025, Certifier: Harold G NarumRegistrant: Div. Of Homeland Security, Fraine Barracks Lane, Bldg. 35, Bismarck, ND 58506-5511, Phone: (701) 328-8100, Fax: (701) 328-8181, 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/05/2000, Expiration Date: 04/01/2021, Certifier: James E PriceRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/20/2011, Expiration Date: 11/14/2021Registrant: 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Fort Totten compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Fort Totten on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #87 (58335) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries"
  • #98 (58374) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries"
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