Gascoyne, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 16 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -30.4%
Males: 12  (80.0%)
Females: (20.0%)
Median resident age:  71.6 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58653

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,898 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Gascoyne:

$41,898
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,217 (it was $10,206 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $81,386 (it was $10,000 in 2000)
Gascoyne:

$81,386
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $78,164; Detached houses: $77,648
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gascoyne: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (50.0%), Scandinavian (50.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2755 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (very low).

Gascoyne, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Gascoyne:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gascoyne city:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 20.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Gascoyne city:  3.8% ($375)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Gascoyne satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (119.7 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (442.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (820.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Scranton, ND (1.9 miles ), Reeder, ND (2.6 miles) , Bucyrus, ND (3.8 miles) , Bowman, ND (4.0 miles ), Hettinger, ND (4.8 miles ), Amidon, ND (5.3 miles) , Rhame, ND (5.3 miles) , Haynes, ND (5.6 miles) .

Latitude: 46.12 N, Longitude: 103.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

1.7%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+4.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (60%)
  • Public administration (40%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (60%)
  • Management occupations (40%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Gascoyne, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gascoyne-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Gascoyne city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1978, a category F4 tornado 60.7 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gascoyne-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 47% 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 383.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 541.7 miles away from Gascoyne center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 384.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 285.4 miles away from Gascoyne center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 191.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bowman County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gascoyne topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gascoyne:

  • Bismarck State College (about 119 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 3,015)
  • Black Hills State University (about 119 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • University of Mary (about 119 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 142 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Minot State University (about 170 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Sheridan College (about 210 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Northern State University (about 227 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

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Bowman 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 2016: 10.0%
Average household size:
This city:  1.8 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.6%
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:

6.2
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gascoyne city (based on Bowman County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,8498
Catholic1,6103
Evangelical Protestant1382
None--
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: 4
Bowman County:

13.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

10.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

17.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Bowman County:

27.9%
North Dakota:

27.6%
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$43
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$68
Totals for Government 0$0 4$111

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,000 ($250.00)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($62.50)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($62.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($187.50)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($62.50)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($62.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($250.00)
    Highways: $1,000 ($62.50)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($62.50)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $26,000 ($1625.00)

5.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
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 Burleigh County, ND  0.96% ($29,250 average AGI)
to Stark County, ND  0.88% ($42,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gascoyne:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KPOK (1340 AM; 1 kW; BOWMAN, ND; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KNDC (1490 AM; 1 kW; HETTINGER, ND; Owner: SCHWEITZER MEDIA, INC)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 50Total average daily traffic
  • 7Total average daily truck traffic
  • 50Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Approx 2 Mi S Of Nd State Line 19 1/2 Mi S (Lat: 45.943889 Lon: -103.168778), Call Sign: WXX789
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.680 MHzGrant Date: 04/13/2004, Expiration Date: 10/19/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2012Registrant: 14398 Vessey Loop, Scranton, ND 58653, Phone: (605) 278-6278, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Electricity (25%)

Gascoyne compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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