Loraine, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 9 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -52.6%
Males: (66.7%)
Females: (33.3%)
Median resident age:  54.2 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58761

Estimated median household income in 2016: $79,757 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Loraine:

$79,757
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,255 (it was $7,810 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $100,010 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Loraine:

$100,010
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $149,755; Detached houses: $155,862; Townhouses or other attached units: $156,731; Mobile homes: $67,387
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Loraine: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (100.0%), English (84.2%), Irish (26.3%), Swedish (10.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1625 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (very low).

Loraine, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Loraine:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Loraine city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 66.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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

Loraine city:  1.4% ($500)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Loraine satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (146.7 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (475.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (829.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sherwood, ND (2.7 miles ), Mohall, ND (2.7 miles ), Antler, ND (3.9 miles) , Tolley, ND (3.9 miles) , Grano, ND (4.2 miles) , Lansford, ND (4.3 miles ), Maxbass, ND (4.7 miles) , Westhope, ND (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 48.87 N, Longitude: 101.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+26.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (100%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (100%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (100%)
  • 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%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (100%)
  • 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%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)

Average climate in Loraine, North Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Loraine-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/5/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Loraine city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 44.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Loraine-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 66% 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 523.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 669.2 miles away from Loraine center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 521.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 147.5 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 381.8 miles away from Loraine center
On 11/11/1998 at 11:59:37, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 114.5 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 Renville County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 9, Snows: 5, 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).
Loraine topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Loraine:

  • RENVILLE BOTTINEAU MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MOHALL, ND)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MOHALL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOHALL, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Loraine:

  • Minot State University (about 45 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 146 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 153 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of North Dakota (about 217 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 254 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 260 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 263 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

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Court: Renville County - County Register Of Deeds & Judge- Register Of Deeds & Judge- Clerk Of C (205 Main Street).

Renville 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:  50.0%
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:

0.0
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Loraine city (based on Renville County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,7339
Catholic4233
Evangelical Protestant1763
None138-
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: 1
Renville County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

21.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Renville County:

26.5%
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

Loraine government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,000 ($1000.00)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($444.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($111.11)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($111.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($888.89)

Loraine government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($222.22)
    Highways: $1,000 ($111.11)
    All Other: $1,000 ($111.11)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($111.11)

Loraine government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,000 ($888.89)

7.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,557 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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

8.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,780 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.93%
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 Ward County, ND  4.32% ($40,477 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Loraine:

  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, 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.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)

Loraine compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house 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 significantly below state average.
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