Kenmare, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 1,089 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 542  (49.8%)
Females: 547  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip codes: 58746.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,702 (it was $30,057 in 2000)
Kenmare:

$52,702
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,574 (it was $15,428 in 2000)

Kenmare city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $117,464 (it was $38,700 in 2000)
Kenmare:

$117,464
ND:

$155,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $208,212; Detached houses: $229,046; Townhouses or other attached units: $212,776; In 2-unit structures: $193,510; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $193,749; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,232; Mobile homes: $61,545

Median gross rent in 2013: $540.

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  • Races in Kenmare, ND (2010)

    Kenmare races chart
    • 1,03994.8%White alone
    • 282.6%Hispanic
    • 121.1%Two or more races
    • 80.7%Asian alone
    • 70.6%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kenmare: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (37.6%), German (19.6%), Swedish (12.0%), Danish (7.1%), Irish (7.0%), Russian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1900 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 879 people per square mile   (low).

Kenmare,ND real estate house value index trend

Kenmare, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Kenmare:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kenmare city:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

15 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
North Dakota:

1.9%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Kenmare, North Dakota as of December 10, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Kenmare to the number of sex offenders is 1,062 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,134 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $973 (0.8%)

Kenmare satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (142.2 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (489.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (843.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bowbells, ND (3.4 miles ), Tolley, ND (3.5 miles) , Donnybrook, ND (3.8 miles) , Flaxton, ND (4.6 miles) , Grano, ND (4.8 miles) , Carpio, ND (4.8 miles) , Palermo, ND (4.9 miles) , Lignite, ND (5.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $116,300
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $116,300
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $116,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $116,300
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $265,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 48.68 N, Longitude: 102.08 W

Area code: 701

Kenmare household income distribution Kenmare home values distribution

Crime rates in Kenmare by Year
Type 2010 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0010
per 100,000 0.00.095.20.0
Burglaries 1101
per 100,000 88.985.80.090.1
Thefts 0101
per 100,000 0.085.80.090.1
Auto thefts 0112
per 100,000 0.085.895.2180.2
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 251.3) 6.517.027.825.3

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Crime rate in Kenmare detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.60
North Dakota average:

2.15
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -141 (-11.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Kenmare, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kenmare-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/5/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Kenmare city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/11/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 42.6 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kenmare-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 62% 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 496.3 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 642.5 miles away from Kenmare 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 495.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 357.9 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 122.2 miles away from Kenmare center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 358.7 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 Ward County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 9, Snows: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kenmare topographic map

Birthplace of: Corwin Hansch - Pharmacologist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Kenmare:

  • KENMARE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, PO BOX 697)
  • KENMARE COM HOSPITAL SNU (317 1ST AVE NW)

airports located in Kenmare:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kenmare:

  • Minot State University (about 47 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 142 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 149 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of North Dakota (about 237 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 275 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 275 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 277 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

Public high school in Kenmare:

Public elementary/middle school in Kenmare:

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Notable location: Kenmare Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Quilt Inn Motel (1232 North Central Avenue), San Way VE Motel (819 North Central Avenue).

Ward 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 2013 was 58.4. This is better than average.

City:

58.4
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.92. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.92
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.919. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.919
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.91. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.91
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.5%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.5%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Kenmare in 2010:

  • 22 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 21 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Kenmare in 2000:

  • 49 people in nursing homes
  • 25 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 25 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Kenmare, North Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Kenmare (2011 data):

  • State Bank & Trust of Kenmare: State Bank & Trust Of Kenmare at 4 2nd St Nw, branch established on 1925/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $121.2 mil, Deposits: $112.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Jorgenson Holding Company
  • BNC National Bank: Kenmare Branch at 103 First Avenue, S.E., branch established on 1975/12/31. Info updated 2011/04/14: Bank assets: $662.4 mil, Deposits: $576.9 mil, headquarters in Glendale, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Bnccorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kenmare city (based on Ward County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,44510
Mainline Protestant11,36833
Evangelical Protestant8,62341
Other1,2014
Orthodox601
None28,978-
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
Ward County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Ward County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Ward County:

25.7%
North Dakota:

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

9.8%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kenmare:

32.6%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

36.4%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Kenmare:

29.5
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

41.2%
North Dakota:

21.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kenmare:

6.5
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Kenmare:

43.7%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

51.6%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Kenmare:

69.3%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kenmare, ND Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,485$41,8200$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,734
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$281
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,825$39,3000$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,400$40,8000$0
Water Supply 1$2,877$34,5240$0
Totals for Government 6$19,587$39,1748$2,015

11.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,017 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.25%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

0.86% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,710 average AGI)
Ward County:

0.86%
North Dakota average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cass County, ND  0.33% ($35,920 average AGI)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.25% ($38,924)
from Williams County, ND  0.23% ($73,883)


8.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.96%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

0.78% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,154 average AGI)
Ward County:

0.78%
North Dakota average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Burleigh County, ND  0.41% ($37,838 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.31% ($92,250)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.19% ($44,224)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kenmare:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KTGO (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TIOGA, ND; Owner: TIOGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kenmare:

  • K222AC (92.3 FM; STANLEY, ND; Owner: WILLISTON CHRISTIAN RADIO)

Kenmare fatal accident list:

Oct 20, 2013 00:30 AM, Us-52, Lat: 48.67754, Lon: -102.07255, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 12, 1996 02:10 PM, 1st Ave Se, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $57,000Total costs
  • 1,250Total average daily traffic
  • 162Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kenmare)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Kenmare, ND)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KENMARE, 1.1 Mile W Of (Lat: 48.676111 Lon: -102.104500), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQQC602, Licensee ID: L00001523
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 10/26/2012, Expiration Date: 10/26/2022, Certifier: David J SchneiderRegistrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 East Interstate Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58503, Phone: (701) 355-5672, Fax: (701) 224-5322, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB0MTI, Licensee ID: L00820710, Grant Date: 02/26/2004, Expiration Date: 05/24/2014, Certifier: David B Cuthbertson, Registrant: David B Cuthbertson, 615 E Division, Kenmare, ND 58746
  • Call Sign: KC0NPU, Licensee ID: L00536877, Grant Date: 04/12/2012, Expiration Date: 06/24/2022, Certifier: Ronald B Martinsen, Registrant: Ronald B Martinsen, Kenmare, ND 58746


FAA Registered Aircraft:

27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kenmare)

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

UPPER SOURIS WUA-SYSTEM I (Population served: 1,296, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
KENMARE CITY OF (Population served: 1,096, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-08-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-13-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-22-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-19-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-05-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2010)
UPPER SOURIS WUA-SYSTEM II (Population served: 230, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2007)
QUILT INN & SUITES (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-17-2011 to AUG-25-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-24-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-24-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-28-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Most common first names in Kenmare, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Carl1878.9 years
John1473.7 years
Arthur1481.6 years
Anna1084.8 years
Alice1081.2 years
Mary1082.7 years
James978.6 years
Albert980.5 years
William978.3 years
Ida887.5 years
Most common last names in Kenmare, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3682.8 years
Anderson2679.3 years
Nelson2676.2 years
Hansen1975.6 years
Jensen1681.5 years
Christianson1379.2 years
Peterson1375.0 years
Olson1173.6 years
Harris1083.9 years
Christensen1083.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (0%)

Businesses in Kenmare, ND

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Kenmare compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Kenmare on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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