Lehr, North Dakota

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Population in 2012: 79 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -30.7%
Males: 38  (49.2%)
Females: 41  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  70.0 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58460

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,318 (it was $20,938 in 2000)
Lehr:

$36,318
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,456 (it was $13,912 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $25,533 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Lehr:

$25,533
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $27,066; Detached houses: $27,751; Townhouses or other attached units: $9,280

Median gross rent in 2012: $394.

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lehr: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (54.9%), Russian (25.4%), English (7.5%), Irish (7.5%), Norwegian (2.3%), United States (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2050 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 443 people per square mile   (low).

Lehr, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Lehr:

  • High school or higher: 67.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lehr city:

  • Never married: 6.9%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

4 residents are foreign born (3.5% North America).

This city:  3.5%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $538 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $436 (2.3%)

Lehr satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (77.2 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (308.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (655.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wishek, ND (3.2 miles ), Fredonia, ND (3.6 miles) , Ashley, ND (4.1 miles ), Kulm, ND (4.4 miles ), Venturia, ND (4.7 miles) , Napoleon, ND (5.0 miles ), Gackle, ND (5.1 miles ), Streeter, ND (5.1 miles) .

Latitude: 46.28 N, Longitude: 99.35 W

Area code: 701

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

2.7%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -76 (-40.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (36%)
  • Construction (32%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (53%)
  • Information (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Religious workers (21%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Construction laborers (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (19%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (19%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (14%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Cashiers (10%)

Average climate in Lehr, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lehr-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the Lehr city center injured 3 people.

On 7/31/1966, a category F3 tornado 20.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lehr-area historical earthquake activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 70% 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 560.9 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 143.1 miles away from Lehr center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 164.7 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 152.9 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 408.3 miles away from Lehr center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 350.0 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 McIntosh County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lehr topographic map

Birthplace of: Lloyd Rigler - Businessman and philanthropist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Lehr:

  • WISHEK COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; WISHEK, ND)
  • WISHEK LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WISHEK, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lehr:

  • Northern State University (about 72 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of Mary (about 74 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 80 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 129 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 130 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 130 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 132 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

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

McIntosh 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 Lehr and their reported violations in the past:

LEHR CITY OF (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-23-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-03-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In SEP-16-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2011)
  • 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 Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2009)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lehr that have no violations reported:

  • C & R BAR & GRILL (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.1%
Average household size:
This city:  1.6 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  48.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lehr compared to North Dakota 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Lehr (2011 data):

  • Security State Bank, Wishek, North Dakota: Lehr Branch at 121 South Main Street, branch established on 1967/01/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $69.0 mil, Deposits: $59.4 mil, headquarters in Wishek, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Wishek Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (48%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lehr city (based on McIntosh County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 110.80%
Here: 110.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchNorth American Baptist ConferenceUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents45.0%17.9%14.2%9.5%13.4%
Congregations11.1%16.7%22.2%16.7%33.3%
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
McIntosh County:

10.99 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

21.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
McIntosh County:

28.5%
North Dakota:

27.6%
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$530
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$209
Firefighters 0$0 28$160
Streets and Highways 1$1,880$22,5600$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$77
Totals for Government 1$1,880$22,56035$976

4.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
North Dakota average:

7.27%

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


5.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
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 Burleigh County, ND  1.33% ($21,688 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lehr:

  • 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.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lehr:

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

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • (Lehr) 7472 Highway 30 (Lat: 46.330861 Lon: -99.349722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN356
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 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
  • Jennifer C Gasbarro, 7472 Highway 30 (Lat: 46.330861 Lon: -99.349722), Type: 78.9, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5EG
  • Regulatory Manager, 7472 Highway 30 (Lat: 46.330861 Lon: -99.349722), Type: 78.9, Structure height: 38047 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5EG
  • Regulatory Manager, 7472 Highway 30 (Lat: 46.330861 Lon: -99.349722), Type: 77.4, Structure height: 38047 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5EG
  • Regulatory Manager, 7472 Highway 30 (Lat: 46.330861 Lon: -99.349722), Type: 77.4, Structure height: 38047 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5EG

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Substation 6 11 Mi N & 3 Mi W (Lat: 46.442750 Lon: -99.414278), Call Sign: WNHB635, Licensee ID: L00048572
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/24/2001, Expiration Date: 09/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/26/2011
    Registrant: Kem Electric Cooperative Inc, Linton, ND 58552-0790, Phone: (701) 254-4666, Fax: (701) 254-4975, Email:
  • Substation 6 11 Mi N 3 Mi W (Lat: 46.442750 Lon: -99.414278), Call Sign: WNHP910, Licensee ID: L00048572
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/19/2001, Expiration Date: 12/05/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2012
    Registrant: Kem Electric Cooperative Inc, Linton, ND 58552-0790, Phone: (701) 254-4666, Fax: (701) 254-4975, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0NVQ, Licensee ID: L00384994
    Grant Date: 08/01/2001, Expiration Date: 10/29/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2002
    Registrant: Everett E Hoard, 403 S Mc Intosh St, Lehr, ND 58460
  • Call Sign: W0HPS, Previous Call Sign: N0NVQ, Licensee ID: L00384994
    Grant Date: 04/02/2002, Expiration Date: 04/02/2012, Certifier: Everett E Hoard
    Registrant: Everett E Hoard, 403 S Mc Intosh St, Lehr, ND 58460

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MCRILEY MARK ANTHONY CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 133AM , Serial Number: CH2-0196-B-1446, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Delmar M Hauff, 4991 75th St Se, Lehr, ND 58460
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7582X , Serial Number: 17248082, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 02/27/1961
    Registrant (Partnership): Machine Products LLP Hauff, 4991 75th St Se, Lehr, ND 58460

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