Hope, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 258 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.9%
 
Males: 143  (55.5%)
Females: 115  (44.5%)
Median resident age:  52.6 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip codes: 58046.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,503 (it was $31,042 in 2000)
Hope:

$50,503
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $44,571 (it was $16,724 in 2000)

Hope city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $109,450 (it was $23,200 in 2000)
Hope:

$109,450
ND:

$184,100

Median gross rent in 2016: $565.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hope: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.7%), Norwegian (24.7%), American (16.7%), Swedish (8.0%), Scandinavian (4.7%), Luxemburger (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1240 feet

Land area: 0.62 square miles.

Population density: 418 people per square mile   (low).

Hope,ND real estate house value index trend

Hope, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Hope:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hope city:

  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,328 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,393 (1.1%)

Hope satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (53.1 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (268.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (622.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pillsbury, ND (3.0 miles) , Luverne, ND (3.3 miles) , Page, ND (3.7 miles ), Sibley, ND (3.7 miles) , Finley, ND (3.8 miles ), Clifford, ND (3.8 miles) , Galesburg, ND (3.9 miles) , Portland, ND (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $15,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $72,400
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $187,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.32 N, Longitude: 97.72 W

Area code: 701

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

2.0%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+9.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Hope, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hope-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the Hope city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hope-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 79% 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 649.8 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 139.6 miles away from Hope center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 132.8 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 229.9 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 113.7 miles away from Hope center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 246.8 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 Steele County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 12, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hope topographic map

airports located in Hope:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hope:

  • University of North Dakota (about 52 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 53 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 56 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 56 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 90 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 92 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 106 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

Public high school in Hope:

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

Tourist attraction: Steele County Historical Society (Museums; Po Box 144).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 27.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 1.80. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2000 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 6.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.34
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.3%
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.3%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Hope (2011 data):

  • Dakota Heritage Bank of North Dakota: First State Bank Of Hope Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2009/04/07: Bank assets: $126.1 mil, Deposits: $113.3 mil, headquarters in Hunter, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Hunter Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hope city (based on Steele County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,24510
Catholic1782
Evangelical Protestant1383
Other3-
None411-
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: 2
Steele County:

10.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Steele County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Steele County:

28.4%
North Dakota:

27.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.0%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hope:

46.7%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.2
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hope:

22.5%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hope:

22.0%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

43.0%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Hope:

75.7%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hope, 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 0$0 2$1,879
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$536
Streets and Highways 1$3,542$42,5043$456
Totals for Government 1$3,542$42,50410$2,871

5.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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

6.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
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  2.47% ($22,600 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hope:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hope:

  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KMAV-FM (105.5 FM; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KVMI (103.9 FM; ARTHUR, ND; Owner: VISION MEDIA INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Hope:

  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Hope)12935 Highway 38 Se (Lat: 47.326472 Lon: -97.787028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN527
    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 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Robert J Guntel, 12935 Highway 38 Se (Lat: 47.326472 Lon: -97.787028), Type: 78.9, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PARKWAY SUITE 150
  • Stephanie I Jones, 12935 Highway 38 Se (Lat: 47.326472 Lon: -97.787028), Type: 78.9, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PARKWAY SUITE 150
  • Regulatory Manager, 12935 Highway 38 Se (Lat: 47.326472 Lon: -97.787028), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 38091 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Gina Cacciatore, 12935 Highway 38 Se (Lat: 47.326472 Lon: -97.787028), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 38091 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 -Mcgasa5reg

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 9 Mi W & 1 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 47.346944 Lon: -97.926194), Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPAN550
    Assigned Frequencies: 861.712 MHz, 862.712 MHz, 863.712 MHz, 864.712 MHz, 865.712 MHzGrant Date: 07/31/2007, Expiration Date: 09/19/2017, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2009, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4035

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Rr 1 Box 7 1/4 Mi E 2 Mi N 1/4 Mi W (Lat: 47.352778 Lon: -97.717028), Call Sign: KZX809, Licensee ID: L00061290
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.625 MHzGrant Date: 11/12/1996, Expiration Date: 11/12/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2002Registrant: Colby Boeder, Rr1 Box 7, Hope, ND 58046, Phone: (701) 945-2679
  • LUVERNE DED, Bnsf Ls34 Mp55.9, Luverne Ded (Lat: 47.221583 Lon: -97.854528), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 2.7 m, Call Sign: WQSE842
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.160 MHzGrant Date: 09/11/2013, Expiration Date: 09/11/2023, Certifier: Michael MurphyRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4640, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-301 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 71 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 301GL , Serial Number: 301-0595, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Joel C Hashbarger, 13396 6th St Se, Hope, ND 58046
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3709V , Serial Number: 14984, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Joel C Hashbarger, 13396 6th St Se, Hope, ND 58046
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 48517 , Serial Number: 58B, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/28/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Joel C Hashbarger, 13396 6th St Se, Hope, ND 58046

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

HOPE CITY OF (Population served: 258, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Most common first names in Hope, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Edward572.4 years
William583.2 years
Anna487.2 years
Anton472.8 years
Ethel480.5 years
Helen471.7 years
John481.7 years
Joseph479.5 years
Kenneth474.0 years
Myrtle477.5 years
Most common last names in Hope, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson779.3 years
Schmidt684.5 years
Burchill587.0 years
Ihry561.6 years
Mccullough572.4 years
Brendemuhl474.8 years
Fisher478.2 years
Kainz476.2 years
Flickinger469.7 years
Bowen487.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Hope compared to North Dakota state average:

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

Hope on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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