Perth, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 9 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -30.8%
Males: (59.1%)
Females: (40.9%)
Median resident age:  52.5 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58363

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,129 (it was $36,667 in 2000)
Perth:

$31,129
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,973 (it was $11,381 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $12,421 (it was $20,800 in 2000)
Perth:

$12,421
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $8,214; Detached houses: $8,214
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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Perth: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (39.0%), German (24.4%), Polish (14.6%), Czech (7.3%), English (7.3%), Irish (7.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1720 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 68 people per square mile   (very low).

Perth, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Perth:

  • High school or higher: 99.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Perth city:

  • Never married: 43.3%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $433 (4.0%)

Perth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (145.2 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (391.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (743.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bisbee, ND (2.7 miles) , Mylo, ND (3.0 miles) , Rocklake, ND (3.3 miles) , Rolla, ND (3.5 miles ), Green Acres, ND (3.7 miles ), Belcourt, ND (4.0 miles ), Hansboro, ND (4.1 miles) , Egeland, ND (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 48.72 N, Longitude: 99.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

4.1%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-40.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (50%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Wholesale trade (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)

Average climate in Perth, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Perth, North Dakota average temperatures Perth, North Dakota average precipitation Perth, North Dakota humidity Perth, North Dakota wind speed Perth, North Dakota snowfall Perth, North Dakota sunshine Perth, North Dakota clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Perth-area historical tornado activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/7/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Perth city center injured 3 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/20/1965, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Perth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 75% 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 603.4 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 264.9 miles away from Perth center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 311.4 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 257.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 437.0 miles away from Perth center
On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 241.4 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 Towner County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 11, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Perth topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Perth:

  • Minot State University (about 91 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • University of North Dakota (about 123 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Bismarck State College (about 146 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 151 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 157 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 177 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 179 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

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Towner 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:  1.8 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  40.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Perth compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)

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 Perth city (based on Towner County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 88.53%
Here: 88.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents46.2%23.3%12.1%10.3%8.2%
Congregations30.8%23.1%7.7%15.4%23.1%
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: 1
Towner County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Towner County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

13.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Towner 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 1$51
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$20
Totals for Government 0$0 2$71

6.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,746 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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  1.00% ($37,400 average AGI)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($92,712 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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  1.11% ($16,182 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Perth:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KZZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; RUGBY, ND; Owner: RUGBY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KNDK (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Perth:

  • KEYA (88.5 FM; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: KEYA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Perth:

  • K51EX (Channel 51; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K53DH (Channel 53; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K57EY (Channel 57; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K61EF (Channel 61; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K63ER (Channel 63; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K65FE (Channel 65; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K55FH (Channel 55; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K59DM (Channel 59; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K20AM (Channel 20; ROLETTE, ETC., ND; Owner: FULL GOSPEL BUSINESSMEN'S FELLOWSHIP)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2 Mi N 1 Mi E (Lat: 48.743056 Lon: -99.437917), Call Sign: WSG532, Licensee ID: L00922770
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2004, Expiration Date: 11/27/2014
    Registrant: James Saari, 9194 58th Ave Ne, Perth, ND 58363-9680, Phone: (701) 656-3497
  • Bn Depot (Lat: 48.711667 Lon: -99.458750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNFV901
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.100 MHz, 161.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/09/2011, Expiration Date: 04/15/2021
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0NTU, Licensee ID: L00329580
    Grant Date: 02/26/2001, Expiration Date: 05/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2013, Certifier: Paul Juntunen
    Registrant: Paul Juntunen, 9641 57th Ave Ne, Perth, ND 58363-9692

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