For population 25 years and over in Oriska:
For population 15 years and over in Oriska city:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (46.5 miles , pop. 90,599).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (256.4 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (610.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Tower City, ND (2.3 miles ), Valley City, ND (3.2 miles ), Buffalo, ND (3.4 miles ), Fingal, ND (3.4 miles) , Ayr, ND (4.0 miles) , Alice, ND (4.0 miles) , Nome, ND (4.2 miles) , Page, ND (4.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 46.93 N, Longitude: 97.79 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 701
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+24.3%).
Average climate in Oriska, North Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oriska-area historical tornado activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Oriska city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 7/18/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Oriska-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 90.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Barnes County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Oriska:
Airports located in Oriska:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oriska:
See full list of schools located in Oriska
Public elementary/middle schools in Oriska:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Oriska and their reported violations in the past:ORISKA CITY OF (Population served: 128, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.6%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Oriska compared to North Dakota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Oriska city (based on Barnes County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.23%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Oriska government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Oriska government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Oriska government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,230 average adjusted gross income)
0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($100 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,181 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Oriska)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: