McHenry, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 56 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.1%
Males: 25  (45.3%)
Females: 31  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58464

Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,761 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
McHenry:

$39,761
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,358 (it was $14,702 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $59,833 (it was $18,800 in 2000)
McHenry:

$59,833
ND:

$184,100
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    • 5598.2%White alone
    • 11.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in McHenry: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (60.3%), Norwegian (17.2%), Scandinavian (6.9%), Finnish (3.4%), Polish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1507 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 218 people per square mile   (very low).

McHenry, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in McHenry:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McHenry city:

  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 69.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 2.8%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in McHenry, North Dakota as of December 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in McHenry to the number of sex offenders is 106 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $915 (0.9%)

McHenry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (96.8 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (311.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (666.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Glenfield, ND (2.9 miles) , Grace City, ND (3.2 miles) , Binford, ND (3.4 miles ), Sutton, ND (3.7 miles) , Jessie, ND (4.1 miles) , Tolna, ND (4.3 miles ), Pekin, ND (4.4 miles) , Warwick, ND (4.5 miles) .

Latitude: 47.58 N, Longitude: 98.59 W

Area code: 701

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

2.2%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -14 (-16.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (64%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (43%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (29%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)

Average climate in McHenry, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

McHenry-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the McHenry city center caused $200,000 in damages.

On 8/23/1968, a category F3 tornado 23.9 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McHenry-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 76% 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 614.5 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 179.0 miles away from McHenry center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 235.8 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 170.9 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 148.3 miles away from McHenry center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 421.9 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 Foster County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 7, Snows: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McHenry topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McHenry:

  • University of North Dakota (about 75 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 97 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 99 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 99 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bismarck State College (about 118 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 118 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 119 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)

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Notable locations in McHenry: McHenry Rural Fire Department (A), McHenry Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Foster 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: 46.6%
(49.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.8 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.5%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

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Religion statistics for McHenry city (based on Foster County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,3217
Mainline Protestant1,6986
Catholic7062
Other1-
None--
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
Foster County:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Foster County:

25.2%
North Dakota:

27.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.9%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
McHenry:

47.1%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
McHenry:

28.0
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
McHenry:

17.8%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
McHenry:

6.3%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
McHenry:

27.7%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.2%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

69.0%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of McHenry, ND Residents
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
Financial Administration 1$2,400$28,8000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$102
Totals for Government 1$2,400$28,8005$102

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $110,000 ($1964.29)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($214.29)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($142.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($125.00)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($35.71)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($17.86)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($17.86)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($17.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($17.86)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $71,000 ($1267.86)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($160.71)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($71.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $112,000 ($2000.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($35.71)
    Rents: $1,000 ($17.86)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($17.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($53.57)
    General Support: $2,000 ($35.71)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($142.86)
    NEC: $1,000 ($17.86)

McHenry government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $9,000 ($160.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,000 ($107.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($53.57)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($214.29)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,000 ($107.14)

5.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cass County, ND  0.79% ($24,182 average AGI)
from Stutsman County, ND  0.72% ($45,800)


6.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
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 Cass County, ND  1.01% ($49,429 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in McHenry:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in McHenry:

  • KYNU (98.3 FM; CARRINGTON, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around McHenry:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • David Ayers, 1550 Highway 20 - Mchenry Mw (Lat: 47.638722 Lon: -98.584417), Type: 97.2, Structure height: 38027 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 9135778962, David.Ayers@bnsf.Com, 8310 NIEMAN RD
  • David Ayers, 1550 Highway 20 - Mchenry Mw (Lat: 47.638722 Lon: -98.584417), Type: 97.2, Structure height: 38027 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 9135778962, David.Ayers@bnsf.Com, 8310 NIEMAN RD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 47.638722 Lon: -98.584417, Call Sign: KNCA934
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.245 MHz, 161.160 MHzGrant Date: 06/21/2011, Expiration Date: 08/16/2021, Certifier: Robert C LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8926, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 667 Hurd Ave. (Lat: 47.576556 Lon: -98.589750), Call Sign: WQVZ545
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.100 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/2015, Expiration Date: 06/23/2025, Certifier: Arlyn HoystRegistrant: Jamestown Communications, Inc., 2703 Hwy 281 So, Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • McHenry, 4.5mi Non Ndhwy 20 Fr (Lat: 47.638306 Lon: -98.584528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 96.9 m, Call Sign: WQH27
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 04/05/2008, Expiration Date: 06/24/2018Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC0TPD, Licensee ID: L00955014, Grant Date: 10/24/2014, Expiration Date: 12/22/2024, Certifier: Emily A Edlund, Registrant: Emily A Edlund, 1940 92nd Ave Ne, Mchenry, ND 58464

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Utility gas (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

McHenry compared to North Dakota state average:

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