Hamilton, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 60 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.8%
 
Males: 24  (41.4%)
Females: 36  (58.6%)
Median resident age:  52.2 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 58238

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,987 (it was $35,625 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$47,987
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,942 (it was $28,501 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $38,146 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Hamilton:

$38,146
ND:

$155,400
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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hamilton: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.5%), Swedish (15.2%), Norwegian (13.0%), Irish (7.6%), United States (6.5%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 825 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 184 people per square mile   (very low).

Hamilton, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Hamilton:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamilton city:

  • Never married: 13.1%
  • Now married: 74.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 3.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $664 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $505 (1.3%)

Hamilton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (137.2 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (331.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (675.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bathgate, ND (2.3 miles) , Cavalier, ND (2.8 miles ), Canton City, ND (3.6 miles) , Neche, ND (3.6 miles ), St. Thomas, ND (3.6 miles ), Pembina, ND (3.8 miles ), St. Vincent, MN (3.9 miles) , Crystal, ND (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 48.81 N, Longitude: 97.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

5.7%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-1.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (29%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (41%)
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (33%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Hamilton, North Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Hamilton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the Hamilton city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/19/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the city center caused $200,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamilton-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 83% 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 690.5 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 227.0 miles away from Hamilton center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 223.5 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 331.1 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 210.7 miles away from Hamilton center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 512.3 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 Pembina County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 26, Storms: 14, Snows: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamilton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hamilton:

  • WEDGEWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CAVALIER, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamilton:

  • University of North Dakota (about 64 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 76 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 136 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 139 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 139 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bemidji State University (about 151 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 180 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

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Pembina 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: 3.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.5%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hamilton 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Hamilton (2011 data):

  • Bank of Hamilton: Bank Of Hamilton at 1 Wall Street, branch established on 1886/01/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $19.1 mil, Deposits: $16.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Wall Street Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.2
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hamilton city (based on Pembina County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,11123
Catholic1,2387
Evangelical Protestant85211
Other2-
None2,210-
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: 6
Pembina County:

7.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Pembina County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Pembina County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

10.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Pembina County:

29.2%
North Dakota:

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

18.4%
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$51
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$34
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$8
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$32
Totals for Government 0$0 7$125

4.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  0.51% ($25,563 average AGI)
from Walsh County, ND  0.51% ($26,875)


6.05% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.12% ($30,694 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.75% ($44,417)
to Walsh County, ND  0.50% ($29,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamilton:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXPO (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KNDK (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamilton:

  • KYTZ (106.7 FM; WALHALLA, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAOC (105.1 FM; CAVALIER, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hamilton:

  • KNRR (Channel 12; PEMBINA, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K58BP (Channel 58; GLASSTON, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hamilton)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Cavalier, 14595 93rd Street Ne (Lat: 48.761972 Lon: -97.514556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 116.7 m, Overall height: 121.3 m, Call Sign: WQNR255
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2011, Expiration Date: 04/26/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/26/2012, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0TJP, Licensee ID: L01004753
    Grant Date: 04/15/2005, Expiration Date: 07/14/2015, Certifier: Lawrence E Collins
    Registrant: Lawrence E Collins, 9108 151st Ave Ne, Hamilton, ND 58238
  • Call Sign: WA0AA, Previous Call Sign: AA0YS, Licensee ID: L00197103
    Grant Date: 08/08/2006, Expiration Date: 11/04/2016
    Registrant: Wesley A Argue, Hamilton, ND 58238

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