Grenora, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 266 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +31.7%
Males: 135  (50.9%)
Females: 131  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip codes: 58845.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,633 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Grenora:

$56,633
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,299 (it was $13,960 in 2000)

Grenora city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $58,686 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Grenora:

$58,686
ND:

$155,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $964.

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  • Races in Grenora, ND (2010)

    Grenora races chart
    • 22793.0%White alone
    • 114.5%Hispanic
    • 31.2%Two or more races
    • 20.8%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Grenora: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (39.2%), German (25.3%), Swedish (9.4%), Irish (8.3%), Danish (6.3%), Russian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2105 feet

Land area: 0.59 square miles.

Population density: 451 people per square mile   (low).

Grenora,ND real estate house value index trend

Grenora, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Grenora:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grenora city:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $605 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $471 (0.9%)

Grenora satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (192.8 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (564.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (917.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Westby, MT (4.3 miles) , Alamo, ND (4.6 miles) , Fortuna, ND (4.6 miles) , Reserve, MT (4.9 miles) , Antelope, MT (4.9 miles) , Medicine Lake, MT (5.2 miles ), Plentywood, MT (5.5 miles ), Ambrose, ND (5.6 miles) .

Latitude: 48.62 N, Longitude: 103.94 W

Area code: 701

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

1.0%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -57 (-22.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (34%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (34%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (2%)

Work and jobs in Grenora: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Grenora, North Dakota

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Earthquake activity:

Grenora-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 51% 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 424.6 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 565.4 miles away from Grenora center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 422.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/1998 at 11:59:37, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 6.5 miles away from Grenora center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 318.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Williams County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Grenora:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grenora:

  • Minot State University (about 124 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 192 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 198 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Black Hills State University (about 286 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 291 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Sheridan College (about 303 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 317 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Public high school in Grenora:

Public elementary/middle school in Grenora:

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Notable locations in Grenora: Grenora Ambulance Service (A), Grenora Fire Protection District Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Williams 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 Grenora and their reported violations in the past:

GRENORA CITY OF (Population served: 244, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-16-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.6%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.3%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Grenora compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (78%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grenora city (based on Williams County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,40221
Catholic3,2485
Evangelical Protestant2,56623
Other6812
None9,501-
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: 5
Williams County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Williams County:

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Williams County:

27.6%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,532
Water Supply 0$0 1$230
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,762

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($199.25)
    General - Other: $37,000 ($139.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($67.67)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($22.56)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($18.80)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($7.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($3.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($3.76)
    Air Transportation: $1,000 ($3.76)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $60,000 ($225.56)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,000 ($3.76)
  • Charges - All Other: $1,000 ($3.76)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($41.35)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($7.52)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $51,000 ($191.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($45.11)
    Highways: $11,000 ($41.35)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($52.63)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.76)

Grenora government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $20,000 ($75.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $20,000 ($75.19)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $70,000 ($263.16)

13.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.33%
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  0.43% ($40,500 average AGI)
from Ward County, ND  0.43% ($41,333)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.41% ($36,475)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($57,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
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 Ward County, ND  0.66% ($73,883 average AGI)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.43% ($40,769)
to Cass County, ND  0.25% ($25,913)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grenora:

  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KTGO (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TIOGA, ND; Owner: TIOGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grenora:

  • KTHC (95.1 FM; SIDNEY, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KYYZ (96.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KDSR (101.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: WILLISTON COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP. D/B/A KDSR(FM))

TV broadcast stations around Grenora:

  • KXMD-TV (Channel 11; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWSE (Channel 4; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • 14202 82nd St Nw (Lat: 48.604250 Lon: -103.755583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN321
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Robert J Guntel, 14202 82nd St Nw (Lat: 48.604250 Lon: -103.755583), Type: 78.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASA5REG
  • Stephanie I Jones, 14202 82nd St Nw (Lat: 48.604250 Lon: -103.755583), Type: 78.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASA5REG
  • Barry Harrison, Nw/4, Nw/4, S17, T159n, R102w, Williams County (Lat: 48.603583 Lon: -103.905639), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 7015683331, Deanr@nccray.Com, 111 RAILROAD ST
  • Barry Harrison, Nw/4, Nw/4, S17, T159n, R102w, Williams County (Lat: 48.603583 Lon: -103.905639), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 7015683331, Deanr@nccray.Com, 111 RAILROAD ST

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Se Corner (Lat: 48.616139 Lon: -103.938000), Call Sign: KRC32
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.860 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2012, Expiration Date: 04/22/2022
    Registrant: Williams County, 223 E Broadway, Suite 202, Williston, ND 58801, Phone: (701) 577-7707, Fax: (701) 577-7714, Email:
  • Lat: 48.333361 Lon: -103.500472, Call Sign: KB21900
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, 155.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2013, Expiration Date: 05/11/2023
    Registrant: Kotana Communications Inc, 1819 1st Avenue Wes, Williston, ND 58801, Phone: (701) 774-8001, Fax: (701) 774-1944, Email:
  • 1 Mi S And 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 48.603917 Lon: -103.951056), Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: KKK522, Licensee ID: L00121762
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/1998, Expiration Date: 09/17/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2002
    Registrant: Portal Pipe Line Company, 2625 5th Avenue Ne, Minot, ND 58703-5043, Phone: (701) 852-1087
  • Lat: 48.571694 Lon: -103.508528, Call Sign: WQKR783
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/26/2009, Expiration Date: 08/26/2019, Certifier: Dennis Peterson
    Registrant: Kotana Communications, Inc., 1819 1st Avenue, West, Williston, ND 58801, Phone: (701) 774-8001, Fax: (701) 774-1944, Email:
  • Lat: 48.514167 Lon: -103.944444, Call Sign: WQPX963
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.780 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/14/2012, Expiration Date: 09/14/2022, Certifier: Frank Garaas
    Registrant: Kohler Communication, 14012 West Front St., Williston, ND 58801, Phone: (701) 774-8596, Fax: (701) 774-8598, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0TWZ, Licensee ID: L00564459
    Grant Date: 08/29/2002, Expiration Date: 08/18/2012, Certifier: Thomas R Enander
    Registrant: Thomas R Enander, Grenora, ND 58845

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3882R , Serial Number: 28-5855, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis W Peterson, 15175 79th St Nw, Grenora, ND 58845
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5821W , Serial Number: 28-2033, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Adolph D Sneva, 14810 85th St Nw, Grenora, ND 58845
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7221E , Serial Number: 52221, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/1959
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Farm And Ranch Muller, 8640 147th Ave Nw, Grenora, ND 58845, Other Owners: Rodney M Muller, Jacqueline J Muller

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Most common first names in Grenora, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John685.3 years
Christian388.0 years
Clarence373.3 years
Anna378.7 years
Iver373.6 years
Adolph278.6 years
Edwin288.5 years
Alfred291.0 years
Alice289.0 years
Harry271.0 years
Most common last names in Grenora, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson981.0 years
Haugen881.8 years
Peterson882.4 years
Erickson676.1 years
Sneva678.7 years
Quarne572.2 years
Nelson583.0 years
Kueffler479.0 years
Jacobson477.8 years
Thome478.5 years

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  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #39 (58845) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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