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Burke County

Population in 2012: 149 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.7%
 

Males: 81  (54.8%)
Females: 68  (45.2%)

Median resident age:  46.6 years
North Dakota median age:  44.8 years

Zip code: 58772

Estimated median household income in 2011: $42,899 (it was $36,406 in 2000)
Portal:

$42,899
North Dakota:

$51,704
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $34,275

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $50,374 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Portal:

$50,374
North Dakota:

$128,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,872; Detached houses: $73,203; Mobile homes: $24,928
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  • White alone - 116 (92.1%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (4.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (2.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Portal: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (30.0%), Norwegian (17.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%), Danish (3.6%), English (3.6%), Scottish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1953 feet

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 265 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Portal:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 7.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portal city:

  • Never married: 12.4%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

8 residents are foreign born (7.3% North America).

This city:  7.3%
North Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $650 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $238 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (171.8 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (518.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (872.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lignite, ND (2.9 miles) , Flaxton, ND (3.1 miles) , Columbus, ND (3.5 miles) , Larson, ND (4.0 miles) , Bowbells, ND (4.4 miles ), Noonan, ND (4.7 miles) , Powers Lake, ND (5.5 miles ), Kenmare, ND (5.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $34,400
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $31,200
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $37,600

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Latitude: 49.00 N, Longitude: 102.55 W

Area code: 701

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

1.7%
North Dakota:

2.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -58 (-30.7%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (46%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Public administration (42%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (13%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (13%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)


Average climate in Portal, North Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Portal-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/5/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the Portal city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 36.4 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Portal-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/11/1998 at 11:59:37, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Burke County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Snows: 3, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portal:

  • Minot State University (about 78 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,416)
  • Bismarck State College (about 171 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)
  • University of Mary (about 179 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • University of North Dakota (about 263 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 10,215)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 299 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,038)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 304 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 306 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)

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Notable location: Portal Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Burke 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 Portal and their reported violations in the past:

PORTAL CITY OF (Population served: 131, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-1999)
  • Notification, Public - Between OCT-28-1998 and NOV-28-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-1998)
  • Notification, Public - Between AUG-30-1998 and SEP-30-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-1998)
  • Notification, Public - Between JUL-29-1998 and AUG-29-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-1998)
  • Notification, Public - Between JUN-29-1998 and JUL-29-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-1998)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
WANGSNESS TRUCK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-1999), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-1999)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-1999), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - Between JUL-28-1998 and AUG-28-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-1998)
  • Notification, Public - Between OCT-26-1997 and NOV-26-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-1997)
  • Notification, Public - Between JUL-28-1997 and AUG-28-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-1997)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.9%

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.3%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
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: 1.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Portal, ND

Portal compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Portal travel time to work - commute


Portal mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (33%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Portal (based on Burke County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 107.98%
Here108.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents63.2%13.5%12.0%5.2%6.2%
Congregations43.8%18.8%6.3%6.3%25.0%
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: 3
This county:

16.21 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Burke County:

10.80 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.8%
North Dakota:

27.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$425
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$155
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$378
Water Supply 1$1,472$17,6641$150
Totals for Government 1$1,472$17,6648$1,108


3.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,629 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
North Dakota average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



6.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,679 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
North Dakota average:

7.80%

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:
to Ward County, ND  1.88% ($35,706 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Portal:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KTGO (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TIOGA, ND; Owner: TIOGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Dakota St & Third Ave S Side (Lat: 48.993083 Lon: -102.546556), Call Sign: KBF904, Licensee ID: L00394373
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.740 MHz, 154.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2001, Expiration Date: 09/27/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2010
    Registrant: County Of Burke, County Courthouse, Bowbells, ND 58721, Phone: (701) 377-2962
  • Us Port Of Entry Building (Lat: 48.998639 Lon: -102.552111), Call Sign: WNHP874, Licensee ID: L00394373
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/19/2001, Expiration Date: 12/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2010
    Registrant: County Of Burke, County Courthouse, Bowbells, ND 58721, Phone: (701) 926-4241
  • 1.5 Mi S On Hwy 52-2 Mi W & 1/2 Mi S (Lat: 48.958917 Lon: -102.612944), Call Sign: KNHL552
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.955 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/28/2003, Expiration Date: 10/20/2013, Certifier: Ted Hawbaker
    Registrant: Team Electronics Inc, 1100 31st Ave Sw, Minot, ND 58701, Phone: (701) 852-3270, Fax: (701) 852-3282, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W0BHT
    Grant Date: 11/22/1988, Expiration Date: 11/22/1998, Cancellation Date: 11/28/2000
    Registrant: Edmund D Mc Ginnis Jr, Box 186, Portal, ND 58772

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: HUWE M K RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 370KH , Serial Number: 307, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/1987
    Registrant (Individual): James J Duffy, Po Box 291, Portal, ND 58772
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7CCM (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82485 , Serial Number: 7AC-1122, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/01/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Kerry Strom, 10899 92nd Ave Nw, Portal, ND 58772


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5

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