Marmarth, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 142 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 
Males: 59  (41.9%)
Females: 83  (58.1%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58643

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,092 (it was $29,219 in 2000)
Marmarth:

$30,092
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,706 (it was $17,865 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $35,194 (it was $10,900 in 2000)
Marmarth:

$35,194
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $40,017; Detached houses: $40,872; Mobile homes: $36,923
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  • White alone - 121 (89.0%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (8.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Marmarth: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (44.8%), Norwegian (15.3%), Irish (11.3%), English (2.8%), Czech (2.0%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2706 feet

Land area: 2.53 square miles.

Population density: 56 people per square mile   (very low).

Marmarth, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Marmarth:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marmarth city:

  • Never married: 46.7%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.7%)

Marmarth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (153.8 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (447.3 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (862.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rhame, ND (3.7 miles) , Baker, MT (4.2 miles ), Bowman, ND (5.1 miles ), Plevna, MT (5.4 miles) , Golva, ND (5.5 miles) , Amidon, ND (5.6 miles) , Pine Hills-St. Phillips, MT (6.0 miles ), Scranton, ND (6.2 miles ).

Latitude: 46.29 N, Longitude: 103.92 W

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

1.3%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-1.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (29%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (36%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Extraction workers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Business operations specialists (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (16%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)

Average climate in Marmarth, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Marmarth-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.3 miles away from the Marmarth city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marmarth-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 41% 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 347.8 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 505.0 miles away from Marmarth 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 348.8 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 172.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 173.9 miles away from Marmarth center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 281.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Slope County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marmarth topographic map

Birthplace of: Red Hardy - Baseball player.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marmarth:

  • Black Hills State University (about 125 miles; Spearfish, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,166)
  • Bismarck State College (about 153 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 154 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 158 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Sheridan College (about 181 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Minot State University (about 183 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 224 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)

Public elementary/middle school in Marmarth:

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Notable locations in Marmarth: Marmarth Fire Protection District Station (A), Marmarth Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Little Beaver Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Slope 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 Marmarth and their reported violations in the past:

MARMARTH CITY OF (Population served: 136, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
OLD WEST CAMPGROUND (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.0%
(24.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.7%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Marmarth compared to North Dakota state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Marmarth city (based on Slope County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.42%
Here: 40.4%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

30.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Slope County:

28.1%
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

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,000 ($140.85)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($91.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($56.34)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($56.34)
    Health Services - Other: $6,000 ($42.25)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($21.13)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($14.08)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($7.04)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($7.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $31,000 ($218.31)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($49.30)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($21.13)
    All Other: $1,000 ($7.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $10,000 ($70.42)
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($70.42)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($63.38)
    Rents: $1,000 ($7.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($112.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $29,000 ($204.23)
    Highways: $26,000 ($183.10)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($21.13)
    NEC: $1,000 ($7.04)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $356,000 ($2507.04)

3.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,909 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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


4.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Marmarth:

  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPOK (1340 AM; 1 kW; BOWMAN, ND; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marmarth:

  • KJJM (100.5 FM; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 11 Miles South Of (Lat: 46.134444 Lon: -103.932500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WPUN556
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.630 MHz, 152.480 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2012, Expiration Date: 04/02/2022, Certifier: Larry Anderson
    Registrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • 11 Mi N (Lat: 46.134444 Lon: -103.932500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WPXZ523
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/07/2003, Expiration Date: 07/07/2013, Certifier: Larry Anderson
    Registrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • Nw 1/4 Sec 32 - 0.25mi S (Lat: 46.291389 Lon: -103.905278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQKI709
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/04/2009, Expiration Date: 06/04/2019, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2012, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Kolher Comm Twr 11 Mi N Of (Lat: 46.134444 Lon: -103.928250), Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WPNA950
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.131 MHz, 928.131 MHz, 928.831 MHz, 952.831 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2011, Expiration Date: 07/29/2021, Certifier: Larry Anderson
    Registrant: Conocophillips Company, Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0CFG
    Grant Date: 03/29/1988, Expiration Date: 03/29/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2000
    Registrant: Gary L Bagley, Box 86, Marmarth, ND 58643
  • Call Sign: N0AUR, Licensee ID: L00884526
    Grant Date: 06/28/2004, Expiration Date: 08/10/2014, Certifier: Patsy L Rocki
    Registrant: Patsy L Rocki, Marmarth, ND 58643
  • Call Sign: N0LWZ, Previous Call Sign: KB0GHS, Licensee ID: L00206761
    Grant Date: 03/04/2010, Expiration Date: 05/08/2020, Certifier: Lori J Eagon
    Registrant: Lori J Eagon, 16907 86th St Sw, Marmarth, ND 58643-9268

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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