For population 25 years and over in Gardner:
For population 15 years and over in Gardner city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,214 (1.1%)
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:
Latitude: 47.15 N, Longitude: 96.97 W
Area code: 701
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-5.9%).
Average climate in Gardner, North Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gardner-area historical tornado activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 48% greater 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 significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
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: 12, Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Snows: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gardner:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.288. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.90. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.47. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.65. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.166. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.8%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Gardner compared to North Dakota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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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%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 19
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Number of full-service restaurants: 98
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gardner government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Gardner government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Gardner government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
9.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,575 average adjusted gross income)
0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($173 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,034 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($95 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Gardner:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gardner)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.