Leeds, North Dakota

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Population in 2012: 428 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.8%
 
Males: 218  (51.1%)
Females: 210  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  50.6 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58346.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,181 (it was $31,953 in 2000)
Leeds:

$33,181
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,519 (it was $19,869 in 2000)

Leeds city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $56,471 (it was $38,600 in 2000)
Leeds:

$56,471
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $58,612; Detached houses: $58,612

Median gross rent in 2012: $383.

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  • White alone - 416 (97.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leeds: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (41.2%), German (23.9%), Irish (11.2%), Swedish (5.5%), Dutch (2.9%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1514 feet

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 940 people per square mile   (low).

Leeds,ND real estate house value index trend

Leeds, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Leeds:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leeds city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 16.1%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $583 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $494 (1.6%)

Leeds satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (119.7 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (372.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (726.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: York, ND (2.5 miles) , Brinsmade, ND (3.0 miles) , Churchs Ferry, ND (3.4 miles) , Knox, ND (3.5 miles) , Maza, ND (3.7 miles) , Minnewaukan, ND (4.2 miles ), Cando, ND (4.2 miles ), Wolford, ND (4.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Latitude: 48.29 N, Longitude: 99.44 W

Area code: 701

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

7.6%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -85 (-15.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

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

Average climate in Leeds, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Leeds, North Dakota average temperatures Leeds, North Dakota average precipitation Leeds, North Dakota humidity Leeds, North Dakota wind speed Leeds, North Dakota snowfall Leeds, North Dakota sunshine Leeds, North Dakota clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Leeds-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Leeds city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/7/2008, a category F3 tornado 44.6 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leeds-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 74% 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 592.7 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 241.9 miles away from Leeds center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 281.9 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 234.0 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 418.2 miles away from Leeds center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 419.4 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 Benson County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 10, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leeds topographic map

Airports located in Leeds:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leeds:

  • Minot State University (about 86 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • University of North Dakota (about 113 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Bismarck State College (about 121 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 125 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 152 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 157 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 159 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

Public high school in Leeds:

Public elementary/middle school in Leeds:

See full list of schools located in Leeds

Library in Leeds:

  • LEEDS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,888; Location: 221 MAIN STREET WEST; 5,225 books; 60 audio materials; 175 video materials; 7 state licensed databases; 3 print serial subscriptions)

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

Benson 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 Leeds and their reported violations in the past:

LEEDS CITY OF (Population served: 427, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-28-2012 to AUG-16-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.8%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.7%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Leeds compared to North Dakota state average:

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

Banks with branches in Leeds (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank of North Dakota: United Community Bank Of North Dakot at 105 Central Avenue South, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $236.0 mil, Deposits: $210.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Leeds Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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 Leeds city (based on Benson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 114.86%
Here: 114.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents68.9%23.3%2.6%1.5%3.7%
Congregations27.3%39.4%9.1%6.1%18.2%
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: 3
Benson County:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Benson County:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

4.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Benson County:

31.5%
North Dakota:

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

12.2%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$1,035
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$279
Streets and Highways 1$1,304$15,6480$0
Totals for Government 1$1,304$15,6482$1,314

4.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($21,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
North Dakota average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ramsey County, ND  1.40% ($16,267 average AGI)


6.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
North Dakota average:

7.80%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ramsey County, ND  2.23% ($21,367 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.73% ($24,875)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.50% ($15,455)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leeds:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; RUGBY, ND; Owner: RUGBY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, 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)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leeds:

  • KQZZ (96.7 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZZY (103.5 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)

Leeds fatal accident list:

Jun 20, 1988 10:30 PM, 3rd & 1st, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Leeds)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Police Dept (Lat: 48.289167 Lon: -99.440417), Call Sign: KAK431
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/1997, Expiration Date: 10/01/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003
    Registrant: City Of Leeds, Police Dept, Leeds, ND 58346, Phone: (701) 466-2480
  • Police Dept (Lat: 48.289167 Lon: -99.440417), Call Sign: WCP987
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.505 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/16/1997, Expiration Date: 10/01/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003
    Registrant: City Of Leeds, Police Dept, Leeds, ND 58346, Phone: (701) 466-2480
  • 1/4 Mi N Int Main St & Us 2 (Lat: 48.293333 Lon: -99.439306), Call Sign: KYL472
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2000, Expiration Date: 04/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2005
    Registrant: Dale Urness, 415 Central Ave N, Leeds, ND 58346, Phone: (701) 466-2368
  • Bn Depot (Lat: 48.290278 Lon: -99.441250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNFV902
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.100 MHz, 161.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/21/2011, Expiration Date: 08/25/2021
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC0FDK, Licensee ID: L00132835
    Grant Date: 03/08/1999, Expiration Date: 03/08/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2000
    Registrant: Kevin C Lunde, Leeds, ND 58346-0372
  • Call Sign: KC0HXS, Licensee ID: L00235649
    Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 05/04/2020, Certifier: A Sanfrid Anderson
    Registrant: A Sanfrid Anderson, 6160 52 Ave S E, Leeds, ND 58346

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4335B , Serial Number: 26679, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 02/02/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Dean C Johnson, Box 92, Leeds, ND 58346

Most common first names in Leeds, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John887.6 years
Emma882.2 years
George682.3 years
Selmer679.0 years
Mary676.3 years
Marie687.5 years
Robert567.0 years
Myrtle581.4 years
Melvin578.0 years
Alma486.7 years
Most common last names in Leeds, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2379.0 years
Anderson1681.4 years
Jorgenson980.5 years
Larson880.9 years
Hanson776.0 years
Nestegard686.3 years
Straabe669.8 years
Fogelson580.2 years
Lunde579.6 years
Smith584.0 years
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