Mooreton, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 195 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 
Males: 103  (53.1%)
Females: 92  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  36.8 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip codes: 58061.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $64,985 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Mooreton:

$64,985
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,454 (it was $16,434 in 2000)

Mooreton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $117,869 (it was $56,700 in 2000)
Mooreton:

$117,869
ND:

$184,100
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  • Races in Mooreton, ND (2010)

    Mooreton races chart
    • 18593.9%White alone
    • 73.6%American Indian alone
    • 42.0%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mooreton: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (44.0%), Norwegian (22.0%), American (5.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 736 people per square mile   (low).

Mooreton,ND real estate house value index trend

Mooreton, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Mooreton:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mooreton city:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,305 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,357 (1.0%)

Mooreton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (41.9 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (196.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (549.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Barney, ND (2.4 miles) , Dwight, ND (2.6 miles) , Great Bend, ND (2.9 miles) , Mantador, ND (2.9 miles) , Wyndmere, ND (3.5 miles ), Wahpeton, ND (3.6 miles ), Hankinson, ND (3.7 miles ), Breckenridge, MN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $25,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.27 N, Longitude: 96.88 W

Area code: 701

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

2.4%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (37%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Mooreton, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mooreton-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/2/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.4 miles away from the Mooreton city center killed 2 people and injured 19 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 49.2 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mooreton-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 57.7 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 49.7 miles away from Mooreton center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 678.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 188.2 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 33.2 miles away from Mooreton center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.1 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 Richland County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 26, Storms: 13, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mooreton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mooreton:

  • RED RIVER HUMAN SERVICES-821 (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WAHPETON, ND)
  • RED RIVER HUMAN SERVICES-348 (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WAHPETON, ND)
  • RED RIVER HUMAN SERVS-1348 (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WAHPETON, ND)
  • ST CATHERINES LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WAHPETON, ND)
  • RICHLAND COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; WAHPETON, ND)
  • ST GERARD'S COMMUNITY OF CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HANKINSON, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mooreton:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 13 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 38 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 42 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 42 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 44 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 78 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northern State University (about 96 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

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Notable location: Mooreton Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: BAGG Bonanza Farm Historic Preservation Socity Inc (Museums; 8025 169th Avenue Southeast).

Richland 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: 13.3%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.5%
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:

6.9
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mooreton city (based on Richland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,4237
Mainline Protestant4,34521
Evangelical Protestant2,84216
Other1451
None4,566-
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: 3
Richland County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Richland County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

7.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

27.3%
North Dakota:

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

14.9%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.2%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mooreton:

52.9%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Mooreton:

29.0
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.1%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mooreton:

6.9
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

40.6%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Mooreton:

57.8%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Mooreton:

80.9%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mooreton, 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$2,200$26,4000$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,872$34,4640$0
Totals for Government 2$5,072$30,4320$1,355

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $22,000 ($112.82)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $57,000 ($292.31)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($46.15)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($30.77)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($10.26)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($10.26)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($10.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $39,000 ($200.00)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $24,000 ($123.08)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($20.51)
    Rents: $2,000 ($10.26)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($205.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($30.77)
    General Support: $4,000 ($20.51)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($76.92)
    NEC: $1,000 ($5.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $170,000 ($871.79)

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,756 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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  1.64% ($42,413 average AGI)
from Wilkin County, MN  0.63% ($35,400)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.19% ($73,750)


7.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
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  2.64% ($32,260 average AGI)
to Wilkin County, MN  0.66% ($42,452)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.27% ($32,471)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mooreton:

  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBMW (1450 AM; 1 kW; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mooreton:

  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEGK (106.9 FM; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: GUDERIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KZCR (103.3 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC)
  • KCCM-FM (91.1 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Mooreton:

  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mooreton)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Km N (Lat: 46.273583 Lon: -96.846194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 116 m, Call Sign: WPHD913
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.387 MHzGrant Date: 05/15/2000, Expiration Date: 05/15/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2005Registrant: Gary N Sater, 16209 S E Mc Gilliuray Ste G, Vancouver, WA 98684, Phone: (206) 254-7700

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Truck Regulatory Point Of Entry Scale House (Lat: 46.287750 Lon: -96.832583), Call Sign: KAA672, Licensee ID: L00051903
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.430 MHz, 155.505 MHzGrant Date: 08/09/2011, Expiration Date: 08/20/2021Registrant: State Of North Dakota, State Capitol Bldg 600 East Blvd, Bismarck, ND 58505, Phone: (701) 224-2455
  • Rr Box 3a 1 Mi Nw (Lat: 46.263861 Lon: -96.934528), Call Sign: KNAS726
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.575 MHzGrant Date: 05/10/2011, Expiration Date: 04/29/2021Registrant: Minn-Kota Communications, Inc, 7940 178th Ave Se, Wahpeton, ND 58075, Phone: (701) 642-9229, Fax: (701) 642-9220, Email:
  • 1 3/4 Mi N & 3/4 Mi E (Lat: 46.294417 Lon: -96.862861), Call Sign: KNHV228
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHzGrant Date: 08/24/2013, Expiration Date: 11/14/2023Registrant: Minn-Kota Communications, Inc, 7940 178th Ave Se, Wahpeton, ND 58075, Phone: (701) 642-9229, Fax: (701) 642-9220, Email:
  • Hwy 13 1 Mi N Hwy 10 2 Mi W (Lat: 46.313306 Lon: -96.952028), Call Sign: WRA756, Licensee ID: L00863400
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHzGrant Date: 05/19/2004, Expiration Date: 07/27/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2014Registrant: Daryl Johnson, 16755 76 St. S.E,, Mcoreton, ND 58061, Phone: (701) 274-8889
  • Lat: 46.263583 Lon: -96.877861, Call Sign: WQAQ882
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.950 MHzGrant Date: 08/05/2014, Expiration Date: 07/21/2024, Certifier: Willard WardRegistrant: Minn-Kota Communications, Inc, 7940 178th Ave Se, Wahpeton, ND 58075, Phone: (701) 642-9229, Fax: (701) 642-9220, Email:

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mooreton and their reported violations in the past:

MOORETON CITY OF (Population served: 197, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In SEP-20-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Mooreton, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John580.6 years
Robert475.2 years
Albert370.0 years
Charles375.4 years
Joseph387.7 years
Henry277.0 years
Edmund267.6 years
Arnold276.5 years
Clarence269.6 years
Elizabeth285.0 years
Most common last names in Mooreton, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Klosterman876.8 years
Breuer673.8 years
Olson574.4 years
Althoff478.7 years
Krause476.2 years
Thiel482.3 years
Pikarski451.0 years
Weber482.0 years
Trudell381.7 years
Mckinnon392.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Mooreton compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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