Niagara, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 52 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.8%
 
Males: 35  (67.3%)
Females: 17  (32.7%)
Median resident age:  54.2 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58266

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,130 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Niagara:

$48,130
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,220 (it was $16,206 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $63,623 (it was $18,800 in 2000)
Niagara:

$63,623
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $97,674; Detached houses: $98,566

Median gross rent in 2016: $540.

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    • 5298.1%White alone
    • 11.9%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Niagara: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (6.9%), German (6.9%), Irish (6.9%), Czech (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1440 feet

Land area: 0.93 square miles.

Population density: 56 people per square mile   (very low).

Niagara, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Niagara:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Niagara city:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 71.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

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

Niagara city:  1.9% ($350)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Niagara satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (92.3 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (303.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (655.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Petersburg, ND (2.5 miles) , Dahlen, ND (3.4 miles) , Michigan City, ND (3.4 miles ), Larimore, ND (3.6 miles ), Inkster, ND (3.9 miles) , Fordville, ND (4.0 miles ), Conway, ND (4.3 miles) , Gilby, ND (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 48.00 N, Longitude: 97.87 W

Area code: 701

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

2.0%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-21.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (56%)
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (56%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (50%)
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Material moving occupations (44%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Niagara, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Niagara-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.6 miles away from the Niagara 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 16.6 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Niagara-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 80% 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 654.7 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 182.8 miles away from Niagara center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 177.1 miles away from the 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 271.9 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 160.0 miles away from Niagara center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 465.6 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 Grand Forks County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 26, Storms: 14, Snows: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Niagara topographic map

Birthplace of: Art Behm - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Niagara:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - LARIMORE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LARIMORE, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Niagara:

  • University of North Dakota (about 38 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 80 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 92 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 94 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 95 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 134 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Bemidji State University (about 144 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)

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

Grand Forks 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: 15.4%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.2%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 4.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Niagara city (based on Grand Forks County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant17,57134
Catholic11,7698
Evangelical Protestant5,36131
Other1,2524
None30,908-
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
Grand Forks County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Grand Forks County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Grand Forks County:

29.0%
North Dakota:

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

11.6%
State:

13.0%
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

8.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($971 average AGI)
Grand Forks County:

0.21%
North Dakota average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, MN  0.91% ($30,517 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.57% ($41,345)
from Walsh County, ND  0.29% ($32,387)


9.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.93%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

0.38% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,349 average AGI)
Grand Forks County:

0.38%
North Dakota average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cass County, ND  0.96% ($32,208 average AGI)
to Polk County, MN  0.85% ($34,149)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.33% ($36,128)

Strongest AM radio stations in Niagara:

  • 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.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXPO (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Niagara:

  • 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)

Niagara fatal accident list:

Aug 26, 2000 04:18 PM, Ransom Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • NDGF_Petersburg, Northwest 1/4 Northeast 1/4 South 30 T152 Nr56 West (Lat: 47.961000 Lon: -97.868583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 231.3 m, Overall height: 236.8 m, Call Sign: KNKA571
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 10/21/2008, Expiration Date: 11/27/2018, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Nw 1/4 Of Ne 1/4 Of Section 30 Township 152 N. Range 56 W (Lat: 47.961111 Lon: -97.868139), Call Sign: KNKP990
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/2002, Expiration Date: 10/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2003Registrant: Western Wireless Corporation, 401 9th Street, N.W., Suite 550, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 654-5980, Fax: (202) 654-5981
  • Nw 1/4 Ne 1/4 S 30, T 152 N, R 56 W (108083) (Lat: 47.961000 Lon: -97.868583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 231.3 m, Overall height: 236.8 m, Call Sign: WPVV301
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 10/02/2012, Expiration Date: 09/11/2022, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Gene A DeJordy, Ne 1/4 Of Nw 1/4 Of Section 30, Township 152 (Lat: 47.961111 Lon: -97.868056), Type: 233.5, Overall height: 228.6 m, Registrant: 2026545980, , 401 9TH STREET, N.W., SUITE 550
  • Gene A DeJordy, Ne 1/4 Of Nw 1/4 Of Section 30, Township 152 (Lat: 47.961111 Lon: -97.868056), Type: 233.5, Overall height: 228.6 m, Registrant: 2026545980, , 401 9TH STREET, N.W., SUITE 550
  • Ne 1/4 Of Nw 1/4 Of Section 30, Township 152n, Range 56w (Lat: 47.961111 Lon: -97.868056), Type: 233.5, Overall height: 228.6 m, Registrant: 4255868700, , 3650 131ST AVENUE, SE, SUITE 400
  • Ne 1/4 Of Nw 1/4 Of Section 30, Township 152 (Lat: 47.961111 Lon: -97.868056), Type: 233.5, Overall height: 228.6 m, Registrant: 4255868700, , 3650 131ST AVE., S.E., SUITE 400

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • PETERSBURG, Nw 1/4 Ne 1/4 S 30, T 152n, R 56 W (Lat: 47.961000 Lon: -97.868583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 231.3 m, Overall height: 236.8 m, Call Sign: WMR425
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 08/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2015, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B313200, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Nw 1/4 Of Ne 1/4 Of Section 30 Township 152 N, Range 56 W (Lat: 47.961083 Lon: -97.868139), Call Sign: KNKP543
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.612 MHz, 931.212 MHzGrant Date: 03/31/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2010, Certifier: Michael P SamsockRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC0CRT, Grant Date: 02/09/1998, Expiration Date: 02/09/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2010, Registrant: Tena K O Neill, 403 Ransom Ave, Niagara, ND 58266
  • Call Sign: N0WWL, Grant Date: 01/30/1997, Expiration Date: 09/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/19/1999, Registrant: Thomas E O Neill, 403 Ransom Ave, Niagara, ND 58266
  • Call Sign: KE0T, Previous Call Sign: N0WWL, Licensee ID: L00140468, Grant Date: 10/19/1999, Expiration Date: 10/19/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2011, Certifier: Thomas E O'Neill, Registrant: Thomas E O\'Neill, 403 Ransom Ave, Niagara, ND 58266
  • Call Sign: KE0GKH, Licensee ID: L00140468, Grant Date: 11/03/2015, Expiration Date: 11/03/2025, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2015, Certifier: Thomas E O'Neill, Registrant: Thomas E O\'Neill, 403 Ransom Ave, Niagara, ND 58266
  • Call Sign: N0WWT, Previous Call Sign: KE0GKH, Licensee ID: L00140468, Grant Date: 12/29/2015, Expiration Date: 12/29/2025, Certifier: Thomas E O Neill, Registrant: Thomas E O\'Neill, 403 Ransom Ave, Niagara, ND 58266

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 65-LA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23516 , Serial Number: L-4669, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin K Krueger, 2590 48th St Ne, Niagara, ND 58266
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8939C , Serial Number: 28-7615133, Airworthiness Date: 02/11/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Larry Behm, 108 Front Ave, Niagara, ND 58266

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)

Niagara compared to North Dakota 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 below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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