Kulm, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 347 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.8%
 
Males: 185  (53.5%)
Females: 162  (46.5%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58456.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,105 (it was $25,125 in 2000)
Kulm:

$30,105
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,057 (it was $19,904 in 2000)

Kulm city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $45,293 (it was $22,900 in 2000)
Kulm:

$45,293
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $56,115; Detached houses: $56,115

Median gross rent in 2012: $567.

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Kulm races chart
  • White alone - 335 (94.6%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kulm: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (48.4%), Russian (14.4%), Swedish (9.7%), United States (5.0%), Norwegian (4.7%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1970 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 1,098 people per square mile   (low).

Kulm,ND real estate house value index trend

Kulm, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Kulm:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kulm city:

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 24.8%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

8 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 1.5% North America).

This city:  2.9%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,338 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $964 (2.7%)

Kulm satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (94.0 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (289.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (638.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fredonia, ND (2.7 miles) , Edgeley, ND (3.5 miles ), Jud, ND (4.0 miles) , Monango, ND (4.4 miles) , Lehr, ND (4.4 miles) , Berlin, ND (4.8 miles) , Gackle, ND (4.9 miles ), Forbes, ND (5.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $115,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $115,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.30 N, Longitude: 98.95 W

Area code: 701

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

2.6%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -54 (-11.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (31%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)

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

Average climate in Kulm, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kulm-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.0 miles away from the Kulm city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 8/19/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people.

Earthquake activity:

Kulm-area historical earthquake activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 72% 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 580.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 146.1 miles away from Kulm center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 146.4 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 134.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 424.3 miles away from Kulm 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 106.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kulm topographic map

Birthplace of: Angie Dickinson - (born 1931), actress.

Airports located in Kulm:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kulm:

  • Northern State University (about 63 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of Mary (about 91 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 96 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 110 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 111 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 111 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 112 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public high school in Kulm:

Public elementary/middle school in Kulm:

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Notable locations in Kulm: Kulm Fire Department (A), Kulm Ambulance Corps (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Norwegian Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

LaMoure 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 Kulm and their reported violations in the past:

KULM CITY OF (Population served: 354, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In NOV-17-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2012)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In NOV-18-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.5%
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.8%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Kulm compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Kulm (2011 data):

  • Heartland State Bank: Kulm State Bank at Main Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $56.4 mil, Deposits: $46.6 mil, headquarters in Edgeley, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Jbs, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kulm city (based on LaMoure County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 98.38%
Here: 98.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchHutterian Brethren
Adherents27.0%26.9%13.0%10.6%4.3%
Congregations22.2%16.7%11.1%16.7%5.6%
NameConservative Congregational Christian ConferencePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.9%2.8%2.6%2.3%6.6%
Congregations2.8%5.6%2.8%2.8%13.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
LaMoure County:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
LaMoure County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

14.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
LaMoure County:

27.6%
North Dakota:

27.6%
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$2,040$24,4800$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$332
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,850$22,2000$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,168$38,0160$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,682
Totals for Government 3$7,058$28,2326$2,014

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $49,000 ($141.21)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($103.75)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($57.64)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($40.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($34.58)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($23.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($23.05)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($14.41)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($14.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $79,000 ($227.67)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($48.99)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $35,000 ($100.86)
    All Other: $3,000 ($8.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($115.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($115.27)
    Highways: $28,000 ($80.69)
    General Support: $14,000 ($40.35)
  • Tax - Property: $68,000 ($195.97)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $280,000 ($806.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $262,000 ($755.04)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($51.87)

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

  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $37,000 ($106.63)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kulm:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kulm:

  • K272CW (102.3 FM; KULM, ETC., ND; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM. OF KULM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kulm:

  • KJRE (Channel 19; ELLENDALE, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • County Road 33 4 Miles E Of (Lat: 46.298583 Lon: -98.866500), Call Sign: KNKN527
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 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:

4
  • Sonya Dutton, 6.4 Km E (Lat: 46.298889 Lon: -98.865833), Type: 152.4, Overall height: 152.4 m
    Registrant: 6783394271, Pamelia.Hoof@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (MC: GA3B1REG)
  • Jerri L Janjua, 6.4 Km E (Lat: 46.298889 Lon: -98.865833), Type: 152.4, Overall height: 152.4 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Jack W Anderson, 6.4 Km E (Lat: 46.298889 Lon: -98.865833), Type: 152.4, Overall height: 152.4 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • 6.4 Km E (Lat: 46.298889 Lon: -98.865833), Type: 152.4, Overall height: 152.4 m
    Registrant: 7012416900, Jackanderson@pol.Org

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Kulm City Water Tower (Lat: 46.303583 Lon: -98.951778), Call Sign: KNCX374
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.115 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2012, Expiration Date: 03/20/2022
    Registrant: Jamestown Communications, Inc., 2703 Hwy 281 S, Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:
  • 1 1/2 N 1/2 W (Lat: 46.323583 Lon: -98.967056), Call Sign: KNBK952
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/18/2011, Expiration Date: 09/09/2021
    Registrant: Jamestown Communications, Inc, Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Kulm, 6.4 Km E (Lat: 46.298889 Lon: -98.865833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: WLI955
    Assigned Frequencies: 6925.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/16/1991, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014
    Registrant: Prairie Public Broadcasting, Inc., 207 North 5th St., Fargo, ND 58108, Phone: (701) 241-6900, Fax: (701) 239-7650, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 45395 , Serial Number: 15076902, Year manufactured: 1975
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Holmgren, 7244 Highway 13, Kulm, ND 58456
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85380 , Serial Number: 7AC-4120, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Holmgren, 7244 Highway 13, Kulm, ND 58456
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 89639 , Serial Number: 8686, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/1982
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Lorence T Holmgren, Po Box 247, Kulm, ND 58456, Other Owners: Connie L Holmgren
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9830P , Serial Number: 25-7556148, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Holmgren, 7244 Highway 13, Kulm, ND 58456

Most common first names in Kulm, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1379.5 years
Albert1176.4 years
Bertha1086.4 years
Fred1080.3 years
Edwin1080.0 years
Jacob775.7 years
Lydia686.2 years
Harold676.2 years
William678.7 years
Otto678.2 years
Most common last names in Kulm, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gackle1174.6 years
Kinzler981.8 years
Anderson879.1 years
Herman879.0 years
Mueller878.8 years
Klettke876.5 years
Lindgren775.7 years
Hehr779.4 years
Ost781.5 years
Lundgren780.0 years
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