Lankin, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 97 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -26.0%
Males: 58  (60.4%)
Females: 39  (39.6%)
Median resident age:  27.8 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 58250

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,286 (it was $27,679 in 2000)
Lankin:

$43,286
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,543 (it was $16,016 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $44,014 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Lankin:

$44,014
ND:

$155,400
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  • Races in Lankin, ND (2010)

    Lankin races chart
    • 9192.9%White alone
    • 33.1%Two or more races
    • 22.0%American Indian alone
    • 11.0%Asian alone
    • 11.0%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lankin: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (22.5%), Czech (20.0%), Irish (17.0%), German (13.0%), Polish (6.5%), United States (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1349 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 278 people per square mile   (very low).

Lankin, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Lankin:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lankin city:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $359 (0.9%)

Lankin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (112.5 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (320.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (670.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fordville, ND (3.0 miles ), Pisek, ND (3.1 miles) , Park River, ND (3.1 miles ), Adams, ND (3.2 miles ), Dahlen, ND (3.3 miles) , Conway, ND (3.6 miles) , Edinburg, ND (3.6 miles ), Inkster, ND (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 48.31 N, Longitude: 97.92 W

Area code: 701

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

5.5%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -20 (-13.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (30%)
  • Transportation occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (55%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Lankin, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lankin-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.8 miles away from the Lankin city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 tornado 43.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lankin-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 80% 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 658.9 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 203.4 miles away from Lankin center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 198.2 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 292.4 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 181.8 miles away from Lankin center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 475.2 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 Walsh County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 27, Storms: 15, Snows: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lankin topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lankin:

  • FRIENDSHIP-605 (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PARK RIVER, ND)
  • FIRST CARE HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; PARK RIVER, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lankin:

  • University of North Dakota (about 48 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 83 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 112 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 114 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 115 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bemidji State University (about 153 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 154 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public elementary/middle school in Lankin:

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

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

Walsh 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: 13.5%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.1%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lankin 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 below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Lankin (2011 data):

  • Citizens State Bank of Lankin: Citizens State Bank Of Lankin at 401 Main Street, branch established on 1905/05/15. Info updated 2007/09/06: Bank assets: $40.4 mil, Deposits: $36.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens State Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lankin city (based on Walsh County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,31520
Catholic3,3209
Evangelical Protestant68411
Other11
None2,799-
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
Walsh County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Walsh County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

14.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Walsh County:

28.4%
North Dakota:

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

13.6%
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$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$102
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,200
Sewerage 0$0 1$25
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$600
Totals for Government 0$0 9$2,127

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $17,000 ($175.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($113.40)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($92.78)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($82.47)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($30.93)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($20.62)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($20.62)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($20.62)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($10.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $28,000 ($288.66)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($123.71)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($41.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($61.86)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($20.62)
    Rents: $1,000 ($10.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($92.78)
    Highways: $1,000 ($10.31)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($144.33)
    NEC: $3,000 ($30.93)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $100,000 ($1030.93)

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
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  1.16% ($30,340 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.46% ($26,048)
from Pembina County, ND  0.35% ($29,000)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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  1.62% ($32,387 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.84% ($37,769)
to Pembina County, ND  0.35% ($26,875)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lankin:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KNDK (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lankin:

  • 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 Lankin:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KNRR (Channel 12; PEMBINA, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Lottie L Thompson, N Of Cr-15 (Pisek # 88969) (Lat: 48.312139 Lon: -97.786556), Type: 90.8, Overall height: 81.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Lottie L Thompson, N Of Cr-15 (Pisek # 88969) (Lat: 48.312139 Lon: -97.786556), Type: 90.8, Overall height: 81.4 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, , 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE, Phone: (Dep) art-ment
  • Christopher B Page, N Of Cr-15 (Pisek # 88969) (Lat: 48.312139 Lon: -97.786556), Type: 90.8, Overall height: 81.4 m
    Registrant: 7012847221, , 110 4TH ST. E
  • DAVID L DUNNING, 2.5 Mi E (Lat: 48.322500 Lon: -97.974167), Type: 97.2, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7012847221, , 110 4TH ST E
  • 2.5 Mi E (Lat: 48.322500 Lon: -97.974167), Type: 97.2, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7012847221, , 110 4TH ST E

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Booster Station (Lat: 48.296389 Lon: -97.964250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPNS763
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/2004, Expiration Date: 05/28/2014, Certifier: William J Link
    Registrant: Stones Mobile Radio, 1550 47 Ave. S., Grand Forks, ND 58201, Phone: (701) 772-6691, Fax: (800) 841-0516
  • 2.5 Mi Nw (Lat: 48.330556 Lon: -97.962861), Call Sign: WRR72
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/1998, Expiration Date: 03/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/14/2002
    Registrant: Polar Communications Mutual Aid Corp, Box 270, Park River, ND 58270, Phone: (701) 284-7221

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2.5 Miles Nw Of Lankin (Lat: 48.330528 Lon: -97.962861), Call Sign: KAH671
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.600 MHz, 152.690 MHz, 152.570 MHz, 152.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2004
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson & Dickens, 2120 L Street, Nw, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB0QFS, Licensee ID: L01097421
    Grant Date: 12/21/2005, Expiration Date: 03/20/2016, Certifier: Paul E Hodny
    Registrant: Paul E Hodny, 5870 122 Ave Ne, Lankin, ND 58250

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