Gardner, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 77 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 35  (46.4%)
Females: 42  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  32.3 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58036

Estimated median household income in 2012: $81,415 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Gardner:

$81,415
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,617 (it was $16,278 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,415 (it was $46,400 in 2000)
Gardner:

$83,415
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $51,678; Detached houses: $55,151; Mobile homes: $35,005
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  • White alone - 72 (97.3%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (2.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gardner: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.1%), Norwegian (21.9%), Swedish (8.8%), Scotch-Irish (7.0%), Czech (5.3%), Polish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 887 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 167 people per square mile   (very low).

Gardner, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Gardner:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gardner city:

  • Never married: 8.7%
  • Now married: 85.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,214 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (2.0%)

Gardner satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (20.4 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (233.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (586.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grandin, ND (2.5 miles) , Argusville, ND (2.6 miles) , Perley, MN (2.8 miles) , Georgetown, MN (3.1 miles) , Brooktree Park, ND (3.2 miles) , Hendrum, MN (3.3 miles ), Arthur, ND (3.5 miles ), Hunter, ND (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $15,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $15,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $15,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $80,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.15 N, Longitude: 96.97 W

Area code: 701

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

3.1%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-5.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (41%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Average climate in Gardner, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gardner-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Gardner 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 19.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gardner-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 111.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 682.1 miles away from Gardner center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 106.8 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 234.6 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 94.1 miles away from Gardner 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 243.1 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 Cass County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 23, 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).
Gardner topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gardner:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 20 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 22 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 23 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • University of North Dakota (about 54 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 63 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 73 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 78 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)

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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 2012 was 77.1. This is about average.

City:

77.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.172. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.172
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.58
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.236. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.04. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.04
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.8%
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  82.8%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Gardner compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • 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 Gardner city (based on Cass County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.76%
Here: 56.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents48.7%25.5%4.3%4.3%3.6%
Congregations29.3%12.2%8.9%4.1%8.9%
NameAssemblies of GodEvangelical Free Church of AmericaUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.9%1.9%1.4%0.9%6.7%
Congregations1.6%1.6%3.3%1.6%28.5%
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: 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%
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

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $16,000 ($207.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($90.91)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($64.94)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($51.95)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($51.95)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($25.97)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($25.97)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($12.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($259.74)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,000 ($64.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($64.94)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,000 ($12.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($155.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($51.95)
    General Support: $2,000 ($25.97)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($90.91)
    NEC: $1,000 ($12.99)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $39,000 ($506.49)

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 Gardner:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gardner:

  • KDJZ (100.7 FM; HARWOOD, ND; Owner: TOM INGSTAD NORTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KVMI (103.9 FM; ARTHUR, ND; Owner: VISION MEDIA INCORPORATED)
  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KRJB (106.3 FM; ADA, MN; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Gardner:

  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • 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)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gardner)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • GARDNER, 5 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 47.181361 Lon: -97.061472), Overall height: 74.1 m, Call Sign: KAR75
    Assigned Frequencies: 3730.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 4030.00 MHz, 4030.00 MHz, 4050.00 MHz, 4110.00 MHz, 4110.00 MHz, 4050.00 MHz, 4130.00 MHz, 4130.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020
    Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30043, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:
  • 5 Mi W By Nw Of Gardner (Lat: 47.182194 Lon: -97.062861), Structure height: 64 m, Call Sign: KBF37
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/1974, Expiration Date: 04/01/1983, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000
    Registrant: Mclendon Co, 2008 Jackson St, Dallas, TX 75201
  • Gardner STL, 2 Mi N & 4.5 Mi W (Lat: 47.180278 Lon: -97.059722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 64 m, Call Sign: KHC87
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/14/1985, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014
    Registrant: Kvly-Tv, 1350 21st Avenue South, Fargo, ND 58103, Phone: (701) 237-5211, Email:
  • Gardner Intercity, 2 Mi N & 4.5 Mi W (Lat: 47.180278 Lon: -97.059722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 64 m, Call Sign: WBS327
    Assigned Frequencies: 6875.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/21/1985, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014
    Registrant: Kvly-Tv, 1350 21st Avenue South, Fargo, ND 58103, Phone: (701) 237-5211, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD0GWF, Licensee ID: L01473878
    Grant Date: 03/12/2009, Expiration Date: 03/12/2019, Certifier: Bradley D Larson
    Registrant: Bradley D Larson, 1908 163rd Ave Se, Gardner, ND 58036

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1
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