Nekoma, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 49 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 29  (60.9%)
Females: 20  (39.1%)
Median resident age:  54.0 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58355

Estimated median household income in 2012: $90,145 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Nekoma:

$90,145
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $38,732 (it was $13,330 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $54,056 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Nekoma:

$54,056
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $79,545; Detached houses: $79,545
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Nekoma: 76.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (63.3%), German (30.0%), Russian (6.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1630 feet

Land area: 0.37 square miles.

Population density: 131 people per square mile   (very low).

Nekoma, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Nekoma:

  • High school or higher: 101.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nekoma city:

  • Never married: 10.3%
  • Now married: 89.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

5 residents are foreign born (16.1% North America).

This city:  16.1%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $860 (2.0%)

Nekoma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (138.5 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (347.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (697.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hove Mobile Park, ND (2.5 miles) , Loma, ND (2.9 miles) , Fairdale, ND (3.0 miles) , Osnabrock, ND (3.5 miles) , Edmore, ND (3.5 miles ), Langdon, ND (3.6 miles ), Hampden, ND (3.6 miles) , Milton, ND (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 48.58 N, Longitude: 98.37 W

Area code: 701

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

3.3%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-19.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (64%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)

Average climate in Nekoma, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Nekoma-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Nekoma city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 6/6/1959, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Nekoma-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 645.6 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 229.0 miles away from Nekoma center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 305.8 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 223.3 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 205.5 miles away from Nekoma center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 468.9 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 Cavalier County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 12, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nekoma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Nekoma:

  • CAVALIER COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; LANGDON, ND)
  • MAPLE MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LANGDON, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nekoma:

  • University of North Dakota (about 76 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 107 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Minot State University (about 137 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 138 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 140 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 141 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Bismarck State College (about 167 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)

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Notable location: Nekoma Fire Protection Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cavalier 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 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.4%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Nekoma compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nekoma city (based on Cavalier County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.86%
Here: 82.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents46.5%33.1%5.8%4.7%2.9%
Congregations27.6%20.7%20.7%3.4%6.9%
NameMennonite; Other GroupsEvangelical Free Church of AmericaAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents2.6%1.2%1.0%0.9%1.2%
Congregations3.4%3.4%3.4%3.4%6.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Cavalier County:

10.27 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Cavalier County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Cavalier County:

27.6%
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 2$34
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$26
Totals for Government 0$0 7$60

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($183.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($122.45)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($122.45)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($102.04)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($81.63)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($81.63)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($61.22)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($20.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,000 ($387.76)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($81.63)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($20.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($81.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($122.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($142.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($61.22)
    General Support: $1,000 ($20.41)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($40.82)
    NEC: $1,000 ($20.41)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $107,000 ($2183.67)

4.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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


5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
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  1.17% ($44,300 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.93% ($40,688)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nekoma:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNDK (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KXPO (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nekoma:

  • KAOC (105.1 FM; CAVALIER, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYTZ (106.7 FM; WALHALLA, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNDK-FM (95.7 FM; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Nekoma:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KNRR (Channel 12; PEMBINA, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Paul C Haen, 3.7 Mile North Of Nekoma Nd (Lat: 48.627306 Lon: -98.360806), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 95.7 m
    Registrant: 7017726691, Paul@stonesmobileradio.Com, 1550 47TH AVE. S.
  • Dave Beste, 3.7 Miles North Of Nekoma, Nd (Lat: 48.627278 Lon: -98.360861), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 95.7 m
    Registrant: 2022238837, Bjaron@sa-Lawyers.Net, 1835 K STREET, NW, SUITE 650
  • Dave A Beste, 3.7 Miles North Of Nekoma, Nd (Lat: 48.627278 Lon: -98.360861), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 95.7 m
    Registrant: 7017726691, Gfstones@corpcomm.Net, 1550 47TH AVE SOUTH
  • MARTIN T FRANKE, 3.7 Miles North Of Nekoma, Nd (Lat: 48.627278 Lon: -98.360861), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 95.7 m
    Registrant: 4143591800, Mtp@execpc.Com, 11950 WEST LAKE PARK DRIVE, SUITE 2
  • MARTIN T FRANKE, 3.7 Miles North Of Nekoma, Nd (Lat: 48.627278 Lon: -98.360861), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 95.7 m
    Registrant: 4143591800, Mtp@execpc.Com, 11950 WEST LAKE PARK DRIVE, SUITE 2
  • Paul C Haen, 3.7 Mile North Of Nekoma Nd (Lat: 48.627306 Lon: -98.360806), Type: 95.7, Overall height: 95.7 m
    Registrant: 7017726691, Paul@stonesmobileradio.Com, 1550 47TH AVE. S.
  • .5 Mi N And 5.5 E (Lat: 48.585556 Lon: -98.246667), Type: 97.2, Overall height: 5.8 m
    Registrant: 7012847221, , 110 4TH ST E

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • .5 N 1.5 E (Lat: 48.587500 Lon: -98.337611), Call Sign: KNDV941, Licensee ID: L00546909
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/2002, Expiration Date: 11/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2013
    Registrant: Robert Medalen, Nekoma, ND 58355, Phone: (701) 949-2110
  • 6 Mi Ene (Lat: 48.585556 Lon: -98.246778), Call Sign: KVI202
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.300 MHz, 451.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/1998, Expiration Date: 03/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/14/2002
    Registrant: Polar Communications Mutual Aid Corp, Box 270, Park River, ND 58270, Phone: (701) 284-7221
  • 6 Mi Ene (Lat: 48.585556 Lon: -98.246778), Call Sign: WRR71
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/1998, Expiration Date: 03/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/14/2002
    Registrant: Polar Communications Mutual Aid Corp, Box 270, Park River, ND 58270, Phone: (701) 284-7221

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
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