Oriska, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 121 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 
Males: 79  (65.3%)
Females: 42  (34.7%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 58063

Estimated median household income in 2013: $65,346 (it was $28,125 in 2000)
Oriska:

$65,346
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,392 (it was $10,818 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $40,493 (it was $24,400 in 2000)
Oriska:

$40,493
ND:

$155,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $47,163; Detached houses: $50,370; Mobile homes: $29,521

Median gross rent in 2013: $544.

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  • Races in Oriska, ND (2010)

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    • 11294.9%White alone
    • 54.2%Hispanic
    • 10.8%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Oriska: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (39.7%), Irish (14.3%), Norwegian (9.5%), English (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1265 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 438 people per square mile   (low).

Oriska, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Oriska:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 13.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oriska city:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 17.7%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 3.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $486 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $480 (1.2%)

Oriska satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $40,000

Latitude: 46.93 N, Longitude: 97.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

3.2%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+24.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (44%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (29%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (44%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (33%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Average climate in Oriska, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oriska-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 3% 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 slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 78% 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 641.3 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 120.8 miles away from Oriska center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 203.6 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 112.6 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 90.6 miles away from Oriska 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 219.5 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 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: 21, Storms: 11, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oriska topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oriska:

  • OPEN DOOR CENTER #5 (Hospital, about 10 miles away; VALLEY CITY, ND)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL OF VALLEY CITY Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; VALLEY CITY, ND)
  • OPEN DOOR CENTER #4 (Hospital, about 10 miles away; VALLEY CITY, ND)
  • OPEN DOOR CTR-CHILDRENS PROG #1 (Hospital, about 10 miles away; VALLEY CITY, ND)
  • SHEYENNE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; VALLEY CITY, ND)
  • CITY COUNTY HEALTH DISTRICT (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; VALLEY CITY, ND)
  • MERCY HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; VALLEY CITY, ND)

Airports located in Oriska:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oriska:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 47 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 49 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 49 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 73 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • University of North Dakota (about 77 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 92 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Northern State University (about 108 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oriska:

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

Barnes 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 Oriska and their reported violations in the past:

ORISKA CITY OF (Population served: 118, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In SEP-13-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-25-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2011)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In SEP-03-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.4%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.7%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Oriska compared to North Dakota state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oriska city (based on Barnes County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,36819
Catholic1,7006
Evangelical Protestant96811
Other32
None4,027-
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: 5
Barnes County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Barnes County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

14.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnes County:

27.7%
North Dakota:

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

12.9%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$357
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$153
Totals for Government 0$0 6$510

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($165.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($90.91)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($41.32)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($16.53)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($16.53)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($8.26)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($8.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,000 ($173.55)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($90.91)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($24.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($148.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($41.32)
    All Other: $3,000 ($24.79)
    General Support: $2,000 ($16.53)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($24.79)
    NEC: $2,000 ($16.53)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,000 ($223.14)

5.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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  1.22% ($32,352 average AGI)
from Stutsman County, ND  0.61% ($34,963)


6.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,374 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
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  1.86% ($32,169 average AGI)
to Stutsman County, ND  0.61% ($38,815)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.36% ($41,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oriska:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KOVC (1490 AM; 1 kW; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQLX (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LISBON, ND; Owner: SHEYENNE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oriska:

  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KVMI (103.9 FM; ARTHUR, ND; Owner: VISION MEDIA INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Oriska:

  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Oriska)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • VAL CITY MW, Sw 1/4 Se 1/4 Section 17, Township 140 N, Range 57 W (Lat: 46.935667 Lon: -97.894972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.7 m, Overall height: 110.3 m, Call Sign: WPYS527
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.79 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6825.00 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/15/2003, Expiration Date: 10/15/2013, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB0KFU
    Grant Date: 05/05/1992, Expiration Date: 05/05/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2004
    Registrant: Larry K Bietz, Oriska, ND 58063
  • Call Sign: KB0RTR, Licensee ID: L00963554
    Grant Date: 01/10/2005, Expiration Date: 03/29/2015, Certifier: Anthony J Yanish
    Registrant: Anthony J Yanish, 510 9th Ave, Oriska, ND 58063-4116
  • Call Sign: KB0SII, Licensee ID: L01053780
    Grant Date: 08/19/2005, Expiration Date: 04/28/2015, Certifier: Sebastian E Ertelt
    Registrant: Sebastian E Ertelt, Rr 1, Oriska, ND 58063
  • Call Sign: KI0FH, Previous Call Sign: KA0DFR, Licensee ID: L00439532
    Grant Date: 01/03/2012, Expiration Date: 03/24/2022, Certifier: Raymond M Triebold
    Registrant: Raymond M Triebold, 12205 32nd St Se, Oriska, ND 58063
  • Call Sign: N0SCP
    Grant Date: 04/21/1992, Expiration Date: 04/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2004
    Registrant: T R Trautmann, 607 2nd Ave, Oriska, ND 58063

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 66384 , Serial Number: 15076008, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/1974
    Registrant (Individual): John O Jr Anderson, 3730 123rd Ave Se, Oriska, ND 58063
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 96 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9702V , Serial Number: 188-0152, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 10/22/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Rr 1 Box 24, Oriska, ND 58063

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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