Frontier, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 215 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.2%
Males: 114  (53.2%)
Females: 101  (46.8%)
Median resident age:  50.4 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip codes: 58104.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $129,649 (it was $67,813 in 2000)
Frontier:

$129,649
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $45,599 (it was $21,611 in 2000)

Frontier city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $270,947 (it was $130,600 in 2000)
Frontier:

$270,947
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $269,806; Detached houses: $272,816
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  • Races in Frontier, ND (2010)

    Frontier races chart
    • 21098.1%White alone
    • 20.9%Black alone
    • 10.5%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Frontier: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.6%), Norwegian (22.8%), Swedish (7.9%), European (4.0%), Italian (4.0%), Polish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 1,199 people per square mile   (low).

Frontier,ND real estate house value index trend

Frontier, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Frontier:

  • High school or higher: 98.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Frontier city:

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 75.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,300 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,569 (1.1%)

Frontier satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (5.1 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (213.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (567.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Prairie Rose, ND (1.1 miles) , Briarwood, ND (1.4 miles) , Horace, ND (2.1 miles ), Fargo, ND (2.2 miles ), Moorhead, MN (2.4 miles ), West Fargo, ND (2.4 miles ), Dilworth, MN (2.9 miles ), Sabin, MN (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.80 N, Longitude: 96.83 W

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

1.9%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +167 (+157.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (39%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Frontier, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Frontier-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 25.4 miles away from the Frontier city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Frontier-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.0 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 82.1 miles away from Frontier center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 684.6 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) earthquake occurred 218.1 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 70.0 miles away from Frontier 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 222.7 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 Cass County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 25, Storms: 12, Snows: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Frontier topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Frontier:

  • BETHANY ON 42ND (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • FRIENDSHIP-2502 (Hospital, about 3 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • ELIM CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • FRIENDSHIP-1635 (Hospital, about 3 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • VILLA MARIA (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • FRASER-2726 (Hospital, about 3 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • SANFORD DIALYSIS FARGO (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; FARGO, ND)

Amtrak station near Frontier:

  • 7 miles: FARGO (420 4TH ST. N) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Frontier:

  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 6 miles; Moorhead, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 6 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 7 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 38 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • University of North Dakota (about 79 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 96 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 80.6. This is about average.

City:

80.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.149. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.149
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.29
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.236. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.72. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.72
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  89.3%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Frontier city (based on Cass County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant46,44471
Catholic26,43814
Evangelical Protestant14,31844
Other1,80510
Orthodox501
None60,723-
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: 19
Cass County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Cass County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 98
Here:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Cass County:

26.0%
North Dakota:

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

11.1%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.0%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Frontier:

40.8%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Frontier:

27.0%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Frontier:

17.2%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Frontier:

6.5
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Frontier:

36.6%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

51.4%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Frontier:

78.2%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Frontier, 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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$600
Totals for Government 0$0 1$600

Frontier government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $71,000 ($330.23)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($111.63)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($32.56)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($18.60)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($13.95)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($9.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($4.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $58,000 ($269.77)

Frontier government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $24,000 ($111.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $82,000 ($381.40)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($9.30)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $22,000 ($102.33)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($41.86)
    NEC: $4,000 ($18.60)

Frontier government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $179,000 ($832.56)

7.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
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 Clay County, MN  1.15% ($29,990 average AGI)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.41% ($32,208)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.30% ($43,541)


7.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Cass County:

0.06%
North Dakota average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clay County, MN  1.16% ($35,623 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.33% ($41,147)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.30% ($36,108)

Strongest AM radio stations in Frontier:

  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Frontier:

  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCM-FM (91.1 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQWB-FM (98.7 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCCD (90.3 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • 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)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KEGK (106.9 FM; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: GUDERIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRVI (95.1 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDJZ (100.7 FM; HARWOOD, ND; Owner: TOM INGSTAD NORTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Frontier:

  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KVNJ-LP (Channel 2; FARGO, ND; Owner: G.I.G., INC.)
  • K56ET (Channel 56; FARGO, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$110,1801$131,4202$165,165
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0405.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Frontier compared to North Dakota state average:

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