Leal, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 20 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -44.4%
Males: 11  (56.1%)
Females: (43.9%)
Median resident age:  53.0 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58479

Estimated median household income in 2012: $81,066 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Leal:

$81,066
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,549 (it was $10,662 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $63,257 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Leal:

$63,257
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $57,071; Detached houses: $57,071
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  • White alone - 19 (95.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (5.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leal: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (65.9%), German (20.5%), Italian (20.5%), Swedish (9.1%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1465 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 151 people per square mile   (very low).

Leal, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Leal:

  • High school or higher: 100.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leal city:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $375 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $600 (1.3%)

Leal satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (73.0 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (284.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (638.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rogers, ND (2.4 miles) , Dazey, ND (2.8 miles) , Wimbledon, ND (2.8 miles ), Sanborn, ND (3.5 miles) , Spiritwood Lake, ND (3.5 miles) , Courtenay, ND (3.8 miles) , Spiritwood, ND (3.8 miles) , Hannaford, ND (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 47.11 N, Longitude: 98.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

3.2%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+50.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)

Average climate in Leal, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Leal-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Leal city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 8/23/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leal-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 76% 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 619.2 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 147.2 miles away from Leal center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 206.8 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 138.3 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 114.4 miles away from Leal center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 417.9 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 Barnes County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 11, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leal topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leal:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 73 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 76 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 76 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • University of North Dakota (about 82 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 100 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Northern State University (about 115 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of Mary (about 119 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)

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Barnes 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 2012: 7.3%
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Leal compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (79%)
  • Electricity (21%)

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 Leal city (based on Barnes County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.23%
Here: 77.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents41.6%30.0%8.0%5.7%3.5%
Congregations37.8%16.2%8.1%5.4%2.7%
NameUnited Church of ChristLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.9%1.9%1.4%1.2%3.8%
Congregations2.7%2.7%5.4%2.7%16.2%
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: 5
Barnes County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Barnes County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnes County:

27.7%
North Dakota:

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

12.9%
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$41
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$50
Totals for Government 0$0 4$91

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

  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($200.00)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($100.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($100.00)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($50.00)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($50.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($250.00)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($150.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($50.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($50.00)
    Highways: $1,000 ($50.00)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($100.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($250.00)

5.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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 Cass County, ND  1.22% ($32,352 average AGI)
from Stutsman County, ND  0.61% ($34,963)


6.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,374 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
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  1.86% ($32,169 average AGI)
to Stutsman County, ND  0.61% ($38,815)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.36% ($41,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leal:

  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KOVC (1490 AM; 1 kW; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQDJ (1400 AM; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leal:

  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYNU (98.3 FM; CARRINGTON, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXGT (95.5 FM; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRJ (91.5 FM; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Leal:

  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KJRR (Channel 7; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KCSI-LP (Channel 32; WINDSOR, ETC., ND; Owner: CABLE SERVICES, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4.5 Mi Sw (Lat: 47.066667 Lon: -98.387861), Call Sign: KTX860, Licensee ID: L00391154
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2001, Expiration Date: 10/09/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2011
    Registrant: Ora Elliott, Sanborn, ND 58480, Phone: (701) 646-6477

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