Loma, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 15 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -28.6%
Males: (37.5%)
Females: 10  (62.5%)
Median resident age:  54.2 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58311

Estimated median household income in 2016: $134,744 (it was $63,750 in 2000)
Loma:

$134,744
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $31,721 (it was $18,245 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $112,256 (it was $26,900 in 2000)
Loma:

$112,256
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $81,273; Detached houses: $80,736
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Loma: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1568 feet

Land area: 26.4 square miles.

Population density: 0.6 people per square mile   (very low).

Loma, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Loma:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Loma city:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 25.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 38.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Loma city:  1.5% ($400)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Loma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (145.9 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (355.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (705.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Nekoma, ND (2.9 miles) , Alsen, ND (2.9 miles) , Hampden, ND (3.0 miles) , Langdon, ND (3.3 miles ), Hove Mobile Park, ND (3.8 miles) , Munich, ND (3.8 miles ), Edmore, ND (4.0 miles ), Fairdale, ND (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 48.64 N, Longitude: 98.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Loma household income distribution Loma home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.3%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-22.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (50%)
  • Accommodation and food services (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Public administration (50%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (50%)
  • Transportation occupations (50%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Loma, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Loma-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the Loma city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 6/6/1959, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Loma-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 79% 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 640.6 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 236.2 miles away from Loma center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 308.9 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 230.3 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 212.0 miles away from Loma center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 465.9 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 Cavalier County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 13, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Loma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Loma:

  • CAVALIER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; LANGDON, ND)
  • MAPLE MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LANGDON, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Loma:

  • University of North Dakota (about 84 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 115 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Minot State University (about 131 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 145 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 148 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 148 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bismarck State College (about 165 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)

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Cavalier 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 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  42.9%
Whole state:  60.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.6
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Loma city (based on Cavalier County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,64210
Catholic1,2934
Evangelical Protestant2106
None848-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Cavalier County:

10.27 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Cavalier County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Cavalier County:

27.6%
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

4.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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

5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.17% ($44,300 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.93% ($40,688)

Strongest AM radio stations in Loma:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNDK (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 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.)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Loma:

  • KNDK-FM (95.7 FM; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)
  • KYTZ (106.7 FM; WALHALLA, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAOC (105.1 FM; CAVALIER, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Loma:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (56%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)

Loma compared to North Dakota state average:

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