Leith, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 16 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -42.9%
Males: (52.2%)
Females: (47.8%)
Median resident age:  55.0 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58529

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,439 (it was $12,031 in 2000)
Leith:

$53,439
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,187 (it was $8,171 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $51,755 (it was $31,300 in 2000)
Leith:

$51,755
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2009: 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: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.1%), Russian (27.0%), French (8.1%), Irish (8.1%), Portuguese (8.1%), Scotch-Irish (8.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2350 feet

Land area: 1.23 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (very low).

Leith, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Leith:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leith city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 70.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 16.9%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $220 (0.3%)

Leith satellite photo by USGS

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: Heil, ND (1.9 miles) , Carson, ND (2.3 miles ), Elgin, ND (3.2 miles ), New Leipzig, ND (3.9 miles ), Raleigh, ND (4.0 miles) , Flasher, ND (4.5 miles ), Almont, ND (5.1 miles) , Porcupine, ND (5.2 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 June 2014:
Here:

3.0%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -55 (-66.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (43%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (29%)
  • Construction (29%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (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

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Leith-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 54% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Leith-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 58% 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 454.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 255.4 miles away from Leith center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 612.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 336.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 256.8 miles away from Leith center
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 183.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 12, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leith topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leith:

  • University of Mary (about 50 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 51 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • Minot State University (about 132 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Northern State University (about 165 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Black Hills State University (about 169 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 176 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 233 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)

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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 2012: 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

Leith compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Coal or coke (30%)
  • Other fuel (20%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Leith city (based on Grant County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 85.43%
Here: 85.4%
USA: 50.2%

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.
North Dakota:

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

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

28.8%
North Dakota:

27.6%
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

3.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,838 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.85%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,475 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 Burleigh County, ND  2.04% ($51,900 average AGI)

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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