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Grant County

Population in 2012: 15 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -46.4%
Males: (50.0%)
Females: (50.0%)

Median resident age:  55.0 years
North Dakota median age:  44.8 years

Zip code: 58529

Estimated median household income in 2011: $51,008 (it was $12,031 in 2000)
Leith:

$51,008
North Dakota:

$51,704
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $17,588

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $20,454 (it was $31,300 in 2000)
Leith:

$20,454
North Dakota:

$128,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $47,914; Detached houses: $47,914

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  • White alone - 15 (93.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (6.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leith: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (50.0%), Russian (41.7%), United States (4.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2350 feet

Land area: 1.23 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Leith:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leith city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.2%
  • Divorced: 27.3%

0 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.0%
North Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (1.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (51.5 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (415.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (759.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Carson, ND (2.3 miles ), Elgin, ND (3.2 miles ), New Leipzig, ND (3.9 miles ), Flasher, ND (4.5 miles ), Almont, ND (5.1 miles) , Morristown, SD (5.4 miles) , Glen Ullin, ND (5.7 miles ), Mott, ND (5.7 miles ).

Latitude: 46.36 N, Longitude: 101.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Leith household income distribution Leith home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.1%
North Dakota:

2.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -55 (-66.3%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (60%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (40%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Educational services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)


Average climate in Leith, North Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Leith-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Leith city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1978, a category F4 tornado 12.0 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Leith:

  • JACOBSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL & CARE CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; ELGIN, ND)

Political contributions by individuals in Leith, ND

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leith:

  • University of Mary (about 50 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,016)
  • Bismarck State College (about 51 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)
  • Minot State University (about 132 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Black Hills State University (about 169 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 233 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 234 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 235 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)

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Grant 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 2011: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.5%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Leith, ND

Leith compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Leith travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Other fuel (43%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Leith (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.43%
Here85.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodUnited Church of ChristNorth American Baptist Conference
Adherents35.7%28.8%8.9%5.4%4.9%
Congregations14.3%19.0%14.3%14.3%4.8%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodConservative Congregational Christian ConferenceOrthodox Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents4.7%4.0%3.7%2.1%1.9%
Congregations9.5%4.8%4.8%4.8%9.5%
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: 1
Grant County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Grant County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

12.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grant County:

9.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

28.8%
State:

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


3.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,088 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.39%
North Dakota average:

7.27%

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



5.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($20,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
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  1.27% ($17,692 average AGI)
to Morton County, ND  0.98% ($19,700)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leith:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBJM (1400 AM; 1 kW; LEMMON, SD; Owner: MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leith:

  • KCND (90.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYYY (92.9 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KACL (98.7 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBYZ (96.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Leith:

  • KBME-TV (Channel 3; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMB-TV (Channel 12; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)

Leith fatal accident list:

Apr 18, 1987 09:11 PM, Co Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 1987 03:50 AM, Co Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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