Pekin, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 69 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.8%
 
Males: 38  (56.1%)
Females: 31  (43.9%)
Median resident age:  53.0 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58361

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,801 (it was $19,063 in 2000)
Pekin:

$50,801
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,628 (it was $11,422 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,050 (it was $11,500 in 2000)
Pekin:

$44,050
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $49,126; Detached houses: $34,026; Mobile homes: $115,568
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  • White alone - 64 (91.4%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (7.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pekin: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (43.5%), Norwegian (29.9%), Dutch (7.1%), Irish (3.9%), English (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1468 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 268 people per square mile   (very low).

Pekin, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Pekin:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pekin city:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

7 residents are foreign born (8.8% North America).

This city:  8.8%
North Dakota:  2.4%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Pekin, North Dakota as of March 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pekin to the number of sex offenders is 69 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $420 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.6%)

Pekin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (95.5 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (310.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (664.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Tolna, ND (2.4 miles ), McVille, ND (2.7 miles ), Binford, ND (4.0 miles ), Lakota, ND (4.2 miles ), Aneta, ND (4.2 miles ), Jessie, ND (4.2 miles) , Warwick, ND (4.3 miles) , Michigan City, ND (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 47.79 N, Longitude: 98.33 W

Area code: 701

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

3.6%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -20 (-20.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (65%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Average climate in Pekin, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pekin-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Pekin city center caused $200,000 in damages.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pekin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 77% 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 630.2 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 182.5 miles away from Pekin center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 252.8 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 175.4 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 155.0 miles away from Pekin center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 440.0 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 Nelson County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 10, Snows: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pekin topographic map

Birthplace of: Edward Henry Allen - Soilder.

Hospitals and medical centers near Pekin:

  • NELSON COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MCVILLE, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pekin:

  • University of North Dakota (about 60 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 95 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 98 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 98 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 103 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 133 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Bismarck State College (about 135 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)

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

Hotel: Prairie View Lodge (226 Anne Avenue).

Nelson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 27.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 1.80. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2000 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 6.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.34
U.S.:

9.14

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

PEKIN CITY OF (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-10-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2013)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.5%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.9%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pekin city (based on Nelson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.07%
Here: 82.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents84.8%6.0%4.7%2.4%2.1%
Congregations59.1%18.2%4.5%9.1%9.1%
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: 2
Nelson County:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Nelson County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Nelson County:

12.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

18.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.9%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Nelson County:

27.2%
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

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($115.94)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($57.97)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($57.97)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($43.48)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($28.99)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($28.99)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($14.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($14.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $10,000 ($144.93)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($86.96)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($43.48)
    All Other: $1,000 ($14.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($28.99)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($28.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($159.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($57.97)
    General Support: $2,000 ($28.99)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($43.48)
    NEC: $1,000 ($14.49)

Pekin government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $47,000 ($681.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $47,000 ($681.16)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $56,000 ($811.59)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $16,000 ($231.88)

5.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
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 Ramsey County, ND  1.11% ($31,200 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.81% ($24,909)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.81% ($26,455)


5.92% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
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  1.70% ($36,478 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pekin:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Pekin:

  • 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)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • WELL HOUSE RTU, Well House Rtu - 0.13mi E Of Sr1, 0.49 Mi S Of 28th St Ne (Lat: 47.810083 Lon: -98.309083), Type: Upole, Structure height: 4.5 m, Call Sign: WQHP611
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2007, Expiration Date: 09/27/2017, Certifier: Norris Stevertson
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 12740 , Serial Number: 17262220, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Bjorlie, 2757 101st Ave Ne, Pekin, ND 58361
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 759X , Serial Number: 18266003, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Paul A Bjorlie, 2757 101st Ave Ne, Pekin, ND 58361

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