Michigan City, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 285 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.4%
 
Males: 153  (54.0%)
Females: 132  (46.0%)
Median resident age:  53.5 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip codes: 58259.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,863 (it was $32,054 in 2000)
Michigan City:

$56,863
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $41,599 (it was $16,034 in 2000)

Michigan City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $78,579 (it was $26,400 in 2000)
Michigan City:

$78,579
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $76,646; Detached houses: $77,232; Mobile homes: $52,257

Median gross rent in 2016: $400.

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  • Races in Michigan City, ND (2010)

    Michigan City races chart
    • 28295.9%White alone
    • 51.7%American Indian alone
    • 41.4%Two or more races
    • 31.0%Hispanic

Races in Michigan City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Michigan City: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (53.6%), German (24.5%), Czech (5.5%), Brazilian (2.7%), American (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 533 people per square mile   (low).

Michigan City,ND real estate house value index trend

Michigan City, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Michigan City:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Michigan City city:

  • Never married: 10.0%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

5 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
North Dakota:

3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $928 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $582 (1.0%)

Michigan City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (100.7 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (313.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (665.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Petersburg, ND (2.4 miles) , Lakota, ND (3.2 miles ), Niagara, ND (3.4 miles) , Dahlen, ND (3.6 miles) , Brocket, ND (4.1 miles) , McVille, ND (4.3 miles ), Pekin, ND (4.3 miles) , Tolna, ND (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 48.02 N, Longitude: 98.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Michigan City household income distribution Michigan City home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -65 (-15.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (30%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Michigan City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Michigan City, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Michigan City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the Michigan City city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

On 8/26/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Michigan City-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 644.0 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 190.3 miles away from Michigan City center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 270.7 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 184.1 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 165.7 miles away from Michigan City center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 456.6 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 Nelson County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 11, 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).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Michigan City:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - LAKOTA (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LAKOTA, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Michigan City:

  • University of North Dakota (about 50 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 91 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 100 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 103 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 103 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 141 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minot State University (about 148 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)

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

Nelson 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: 2.1%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
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:

6.3
North Dakota average:

9.6

Michigan City travel time to work - commute Michigan City mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Michigan City city (based on Nelson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,41114
Catholic4294
Evangelical Protestant1685
Other2-
None116-
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: 2
Nelson County:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Nelson County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Nelson County:

12.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

18.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Nelson County:

27.2%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$800
Other Government Administration 1$2,254$27,0480$0
Totals for Government 1$2,254$27,0481$800

5.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
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 Ramsey County, ND  1.11% ($31,200 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.81% ($24,909)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.81% ($26,455)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
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  1.70% ($36,478 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Michigan City:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Michigan City:

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Michigan City compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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