Minot AFB, North Dakota

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Population in 2010: 5,521. Population change since 2000: -27.3%
Males: 3,316  (60.1%)
Females: 2,205  (39.9%)
Median resident age:  21.9 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip codes: 58704, 58705.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,920 (it was $32,255 in 2000)
Minot AFB:

$45,920
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,269 (it was $11,629 in 2000)

Minot AFB CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $413,607 (it was $88,800 in 2000)
Minot AFB:

$413,607
ND:

$155,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $208,212; Detached houses: $229,046; Townhouses or other attached units: $212,776; In 2-unit structures: $193,510; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $193,749; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,232; Mobile homes: $61,545

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,640.

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  • Races in Minot AFB, ND (2013)

    Minot AFB races chart
    • 3,98667.0%White alone
    • 83114.0%Hispanic
    • 75912.8%Black alone
    • 2544.3%Two or more races
    • 1542.6%Asian alone
    • 671.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone

Races in Minot AFB detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Minot AFB: 108.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.9%), Irish (12.0%), United States (6.7%), Italian (5.6%), French (5.1%), English (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 7.21 square miles.

Population density: 766 people per square mile   (low).

Minot AFB, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Minot AFB:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minot AFB CDP:

  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 1.0%
  • Divorced: 2.7%

229 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

This place:

3.0%
North Dakota:

1.9%

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

Minot AFB CDP:  1.5% ($1,333)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)
Minot AFB satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (113.8 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (450.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (804.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ruthville, ND (1.8 miles) , Glenburn, ND (2.9 miles ), Burlington, ND (3.3 miles ), Foxholm, ND (3.4 miles) , Deering, ND (3.6 miles) , Minot, ND (3.6 miles ), Lansford, ND (3.8 miles ), Surrey, ND (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 48.42 N, Longitude: 101.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,249 (+20.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,542 (70.3%)

Area code: 701

Minot AFB household income distribution Minot AFB home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.9%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (46%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Minot AFB: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Minot AFB, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Minot AFB, North Dakota average temperatures Minot AFB, North Dakota average precipitation Minot AFB, North Dakota humidity Minot AFB, North Dakota wind speed Minot AFB, North Dakota snowfall Minot AFB, North Dakota sunshine Minot AFB, North Dakota clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Minot AFB-area historical tornado activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/5/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.7 miles away from the Minot AFB place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 8/2/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the place center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Minot AFB-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 65% 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 517.4 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 666.8 miles away from Minot AFB 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 516.6 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 363.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 364.3 miles away from Minot AFB 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 155.2 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 Ward County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 9, Snows: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Minot AFB topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Minot AFB:

  • TRINITY HOMES (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MINOT, ND)
  • TRINITY HOSPITAL - ST JOSEPHS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MINOT, ND)
  • TRINITY SAT - BELCOURT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MINOT, ND)
  • TRINITY HOSPITALS Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; MINOT, ND)
  • MANOR CARE HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MINOT, ND)
  • TRINITY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MINOT, ND)
  • TRINITY HOSPITALS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MINOT, ND)

Amtrak station near Minot AFB:

  • 13 miles: MINOT (400 1ST AVE. S.W.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minot AFB:

  • Minot State University (about 12 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 113 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 121 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of North Dakota (about 200 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 236 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 239 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 239 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)

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Notable locations in Minot AFB: Minot Air Force Base Fire Department (A), Department of Defense 5th Medical Group Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Ward 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 Minot AFB and their reported violations in the past:

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE (Population served: 12,461, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.8%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Black residents, 8.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.3% for other race residents, 6.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.4 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  97.6%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
994 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
63 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
706 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000
27 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents in 2000

Minot AFB compared to North Dakota state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
North Dakota average:

10.1

Minot AFB travel time to work - commute Minot AFB mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (0%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Minot AFB CDP (based on Ward County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,44510
Mainline Protestant11,36833
Evangelical Protestant8,62341
Other1,2014
Orthodox601
None28,978-
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: 9
Ward County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Ward County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Ward County:

25.7%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.8%
State:

13.0%

11.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,017 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.25%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

0.86% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,710 average AGI)
Ward County:

0.86%
North Dakota average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cass County, ND  0.33% ($35,920 average AGI)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.25% ($38,924)
from Williams County, ND  0.23% ($73,883)


8.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.96%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

0.78% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,154 average AGI)
Ward County:

0.78%
North Dakota average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Burleigh County, ND  0.41% ($37,838 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.31% ($92,250)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.19% ($44,224)

Strongest AM radio stations in Minot AFB:

  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, 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)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minot AFB:

  • KIZZ (93.7 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYYX (97.1 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMPR (88.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220GC (91.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMXA-FM (99.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZPR (105.3 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHRT-FM (106.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Minot AFB:

  • KXMC-TV (Channel 13; MINOT, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMOT (Channel 10; MINOT, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • KXND (Channel 24; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRIME CITIES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSRE (Channel 6; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMCY (Channel 14; MINOT, ND; Owner: KBMY-KMCY, LLC)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Minot AFB)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1784K , Serial Number: 4511, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen N Lewis, Psc 1 Box 2313, Minot Afb, ND 58705
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 65-LB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34575 , Serial Number: L15641, Year manufactured: 1941
    Registrant (Individual): William L Webster, 32nd Matron Sqd, Minot Afb, ND 00000
  • Aircraft: WALKER W H/WALKER J ZENTH ZODIAC CH601XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 454WA , Serial Number: 64527, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Weston H Walker, 105 Coral Ct, Minot Afb, ND 58704
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-16 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5295H , Serial Number: 16-99, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 1102 Glacier Dr, Minot Afb, ND 58704

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  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #29 (58704) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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