Gilby, North Dakota

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Population in 2019: 232 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 125  (54.1%)
Females: 107  (45.9%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
North Dakota median age:

35.5 years

Zip codes: 58235.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,146 (it was $33,393 in 2000)
Gilby:

$65,146
ND:

$64,577

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,635 (it was $14,909 in 2000)

Gilby city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $69,381 (it was $45,300 in 2000)
Gilby:

$69,381
ND:

$205,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $95,912; detached houses: $104,030; mobile homes: $51,429

Median gross rent in 2019: $854.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gilby: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.3%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Gilby, ND (2019)
    • 22992.7%White alone
    • 114.5%Hispanic
    • 31.2%Two or more races
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: Norwegian (53.6%), German (10.7%), English (4.5%), French (4.5%), Scandinavian (4.5%), Czech (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 875 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 1,309 people per square mile   (low).

Gilby, North Dakota map

1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.4%
North Dakota:

4.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $771 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $581 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (89.3 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (294.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (644.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Forest River, ND (3.0 miles),
Inkster, ND (3.1 miles),
Ardoch, ND (3.2 miles),
Grand Forks AFB, ND (3.3 miles ),
Emerado, ND (3.5 miles ),
Manvel, ND (3.7 miles ),
Conway, ND (3.8 miles),
Larimore, ND (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 48.08 N, Longitude: 97.47 W

Area code: 701

Distribution of median household income in Gilby, ND in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gilby, ND in 2019
Gilby satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.2%
North Dakota:

4.1%
Most common industries in Gilby, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.1%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Food (8.0%)
  • Truck transportation (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.0%)
  • Truck transportation (14.0%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Food (10.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.0%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (6.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Social assistance (10.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (10.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.9%)
  • Food (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Gilby, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Computer specialists (6.0%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (6.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (13.2%)
  • Personal appearance workers (10.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.5%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (7.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7.9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)

Average climate in Gilby, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gilby-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the Gilby city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 tornado 38.5 miles away from the city center caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gilby-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 18% 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 674.2 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 180.1 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 175.7 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 283.3 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 161.3 miles away from Gilby center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 484.6 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 Grand Forks County (34) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 30, Storms: 15, Snows: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gilby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gilby:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - LARIMORE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LARIMORE, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gilby:

  • University of North Dakota (about 22 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 61 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 88 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 91 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 91 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bemidji State University (about 128 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 132 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Gilby Fire Protection District Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: John D. McKenzie - Politician.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gilby and their reported violations in the past:

AGASSIZ WATER USERS DISTRICT (Population served: 3,438, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-12-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
North Dakota:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.4%
Whole state:

60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Gilby (2011 data):

  • Bremer Bank, National Association: Gilby Branch at 231 Main Street, branch established on 2008/06/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $898.5 mil, Deposits: $707.2 mil, headquarters in Grand Forks, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation

For population 15 years and over in Gilby:

Marital status in Gilby, ND
  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Gilby:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
North Dakota average:

9.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gilby, ND (based on Grand Forks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant17,57134
Catholic11,7698
Evangelical Protestant5,36131
Other1,2524
None30,908-
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: 9
This county:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Grand Forks County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
This county:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
This county:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grand Forks County:

29.0%
State:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Grand Forks County:

11.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.7%
North Dakota:

50.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Gilby:

46.7%
North Dakota:

48.2%

Average BMI:
Gilby:

29.1
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.3%
North Dakota:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.0%
North Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Gilby:

34.0%
North Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.5%
North Dakota:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.0%
North Dakota:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gilby, ND Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$173
Financial Administration 0$0 1$300
Sewerage 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 0$0 7$773

Gilby government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $67,000 ($288.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $64,000 ($275.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($172.41)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($51.72)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($30.17)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($30.17)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($21.55)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($12.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,000 ($38.79)

Gilby government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $42,000 ($181.03)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($25.86)
    Other: $1,000 ($4.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($8.62)
    Rents: $1,000 ($4.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($94.83)
    General Local Government Support: $15,000 ($64.66)
  • Tax - Property: $27,000 ($116.38)

Gilby government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $101,000 ($435.34)

8.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
North Dakota average:

8.08%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,623 average AGI)
Grand Forks County:

0.26%
North Dakota average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Polk County, MN  0.98% ($41,974 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.60% ($36,795)
from Walsh County, ND  0.23% ($32,323)


9.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,425 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.63%
North Dakota average:

9.36%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,162 average AGI)
Grand Forks County:

0.21%
North Dakota average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cass County, ND  0.99% ($43,622 average AGI)
to Polk County, MN  0.87% ($43,242)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.46% ($32,899)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gilby:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KUND (1370 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)
  • KXPO (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKXL (1440 AM; 1 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gilby:

  • KJKJ (107.5 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKXL-FM (92.9 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNOX-FM (94.7 FM; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gilby:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.4mTotal length
  • $894,000Total costs
  • 140Total average daily traffic
  • 140Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Mckay Hardware Store Cty Trunk 33 1 Blk S Post Ofc (Lat: 48.080556 Lon: -97.465639), Call Sign: KGV73,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.860 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2012, Expiration Date: 01/25/2022, Registrant: Apco International Licensing Service 070212, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2462, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • Main St (Lat: 48.081111 Lon: -97.498417), Call Sign: KLW773,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.515 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/1996, Expiration Date: 12/08/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Oppegard Implement Co, Gilby, ND 58235, Phone: (701) 869-2414
  • Center Of Town (Lat: 48.085556 Lon: -97.464528), Call Sign: WBS479, Licensee ID: L00442297,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.775 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2002, Expiration Date: 01/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2011, Registrant: Farmcom Inc, 295 Main St, Gilby, ND 58235, Phone: (701) 869-2664
  • Lat: 48.084611 Lon: -97.470333, Call Sign: WQKW834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.575 MHz, Grant Date: 10/08/2019, Expiration Date: 10/13/2029, Certifier: Kevin Peach, Registrant: Stones Mobile Radio, Inc., 1550 47th Avenue, South, Grand Forks, ND 58201, Phone: (701) 772-6691, Fax: (701) 772-7096, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD4POJ, Licensee ID: L00293909, Grant Date: 06/18/2013, Expiration Date: 08/17/2023, Registrant: Dwayne E Lipscomb Sr, 3702 29th Ave. Ne, Gilby, ND 58235
  • Call Sign: KC0PDA, Licensee ID: L00639132, Grant Date: 02/14/2003, Expiration Date: 02/14/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2015, Certifier: David W Soderman, Registrant: David W Soderman, 3305 28th Ave Ne, Gilby, ND 58235

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3236B, N3236B, N-3236B, Serial Number: 22-2066, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/1996, Certificate Issue Date: 10/18/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David W Soderman, 3305 28th Ave Ne, Gilby, ND 58235, Other Owners: Nancy A Soderman
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8223F, N8223F, N-8223F, Serial Number: 15064323, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 10/18/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David W Soderman, 3305 28th Ave Ne, Gilby, ND 58235, Other Owners: Nancy A Soderman

Most common first names in Gilby, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John684.5 years
Robert471.3 years
Alice387.0 years
Alvin357.0 years
Clara388.0 years
William382.7 years
Charles268.5 years
Grace275.0 years
Donald273.0 years
Clifford275.1 years
Most common last names in Gilby, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hunter769.8 years
Dickson680.9 years
Bjerklie673.5 years
Larson680.2 years
Moen676.7 years
Anderson579.2 years
Haugen477.5 years
Carlson472.8 years
Stewart483.3 years
Wagar474.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gilby, ND
  • 53.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 35.9%Electricity
  • 10.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gilby, ND
  • 82.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.6%Electricity


Gilby compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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