Grace City, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 63 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.3%
 
Males: 29  (47.2%)
Females: 34  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 58445

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,666 (it was $33,333 in 2000)
Grace City:

$35,666
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,939 (it was $14,789 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $34,507 (it was $15,300 in 2000)
Grace City:

$34,507
ND:

$155,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $41,229; Detached houses: $41,655

Median gross rent in 2013: $450.

  • Races in Grace City, ND (2010)

    Grace City races chart
    • 6298.4%White alone
    • 11.6%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grace City: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.8%), Norwegian (34.1%), Irish (11.0%), English (4.9%), Russian (3.7%), Swedish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1510 feet

Land area: 0.40 square miles.

Population density: 157 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Grace City:

  • High school or higher: 98.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grace City city:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 6.9%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $328 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $208 (0.6%)

Grace City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (104.9 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (319.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (673.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: McHenry, ND (3.2 miles) , Glenfield, ND (3.6 miles) , Carrington, ND (4.1 miles ), Kensal, ND (4.2 miles) , New Rockford, ND (4.2 miles ), Sutton, ND (4.5 miles) , Binford, ND (4.6 miles ), Warwick, ND (4.6 miles) .

Latitude: 47.55 N, Longitude: 98.80 W

Area code: 701

Grace City household income distribution Grace City home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.2%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -36 (-33.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Wholesale trade (27%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Information (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (22%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (60%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (44%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Legal occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Grace City, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Grace City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Grace City city center caused $200,000 in damages.

On 7/1/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grace City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 75% 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 604.3 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 184.8 miles away from Grace 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 232.6 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 176.3 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 152.8 miles away from Grace City center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 412.4 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 Foster County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 7, Snows: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Grace City:

  • GOLDEN ACRES MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CARRINGTON, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grace City:

  • University of North Dakota (about 85 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 105 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 107 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 108 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bismarck State College (about 108 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 108 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Minot State University (about 126 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)

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Foster 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 2013: 17.4%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.7%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.8
North Dakota average:

10.1

Grace City travel time to work - commute Grace City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grace City city (based on Foster County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,3217
Mainline Protestant1,6986
Catholic7062
Other1-
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: 1
Foster County:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Foster County:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Foster County:

25.2%
North Dakota:

27.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Grace City:

45.0%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Grace City:

44.4%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.0
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grace City:

13.3%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

17.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Grace City:

6.9
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Grace City:

18.8%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.4%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Grace City:

88.9%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grace City, 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 1$2,400$28,8000$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,200
Firefighters 0$0 1$42
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$800
Water Supply 0$0 1$25
Electric Power 0$0 1$160
Totals for Government 1$2,400$28,8005$2,227

Grace City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $36,000 ($571.43)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($111.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($95.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($31.75)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($15.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $26,000 ($412.70)

Grace City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($79.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $34,000 ($539.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($63.49)
    General Support: $2,000 ($31.75)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($79.37)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $21,000 ($333.33)

5.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
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 Cass County, ND  0.79% ($24,182 average AGI)
from Stutsman County, ND  0.72% ($45,800)


6.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
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 Cass County, ND  1.01% ($49,429 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grace City:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KDAK (1600 AM; 1 kW; CARRINGTON, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grace City:

  • KYNU (98.3 FM; CARRINGTON, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQZZ (96.7 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZZY (103.5 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)

Grace City fatal accident list:

Sep 24, 1979 00:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)

Grace City compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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