Portland, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 607 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 
Males: 309  (51.0%)
Females: 298  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  45.9 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58274.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,022 (it was $30,375 in 2000)
Portland:

$55,022
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,798 (it was $15,149 in 2000)

Portland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $107,881 (it was $48,300 in 2000)
Portland:

$107,881
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $83,028; Detached houses: $85,753; Mobile homes: $30,439

Median gross rent in 2012: $655.

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Portland races chart
  • White alone - 733 (94.5%)
  • Two or more races - 17 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.5%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.4%)

Races in Portland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Portland: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Portland, ND collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Norwegian (41.7%), German (27.4%), Irish (9.6%), Swedish (5.1%), United States (4.1%), Czech (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 984 feet

Land area: 0.86 square miles.

Population density: 706 people per square mile   (low).

Portland,ND real estate house value index trend

Portland, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Portland:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Portland city:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,500 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,250 (1.3%)

Portland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (50.9 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (263.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (616.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Mayville, ND (1.5 miles ), Hatton, ND (3.2 miles ), Clifford, ND (3.3 miles) , Blanchard, ND (3.6 miles) , Buxton, ND (3.8 miles ), Hillsboro, ND (4.0 miles ), Galesburg, ND (4.0 miles) , Reynolds, ND (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $91,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.50 N, Longitude: 97.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Portland household income distribution Portland home values distribution

Crime rates in Portland by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 001
per 100,000 0.00.0177.9
Burglaries 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Thefts 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Auto thefts 010
per 100,000 0.0173.30.0
Arson 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 310.0) 0.014.437.0

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Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.4%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+0.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Special education teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Portland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Portland, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Portland-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Portland city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.5 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Portland-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 141.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 668.4 miles away from Portland center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 136.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 247.6 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 120.9 miles away from Portland 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 261.8 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 Traill County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 24, Storms: 14, Snows: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Portland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Portland:

  • SANFORD MAYVILLE Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; MAYVILLE, ND)
  • LUTHER MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MAYVILLE, ND)
  • HATTON PRAIRIE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HATTON, ND)

Airports located in Portland:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portland:

  • University of North Dakota (about 33 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 50 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 53 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 53 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 71 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 93 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 104 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

Public elementary/middle school in Portland:

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

Traill 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 Portland and their reported violations in the past:

PORTLAND CITY OF (Population served: 606, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.9%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.9%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
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: 0.4% of all households

Portland compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Portland (2011 data):

  • The First and Farmers Bank: The First And Farmers Bank at Park And Morrison Avenue, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $47.8 mil, Deposits: $43.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First And Farmers Bank Holding Company, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

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 Portland city (based on Traill County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 86.32%
Here: 86.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents75.3%12.5%3.3%3.3%5.6%
Congregations64.3%7.1%3.6%7.1%17.9%
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: 5
Traill County:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Traill County:

9.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

11.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Traill County:

30.1%
North Dakota:

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

13.1%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
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$1,292
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$408
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$102
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,199
Water Supply 0$0 1$3,878
Totals for Government 0$0 10$6,879

6.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.35% ($33,262 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  1.09% ($43,794)


6.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
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  1.82% ($42,667 average AGI)
to Grand Forks County, ND  1.12% ($37,657)

Strongest AM radio stations in Portland:

  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Portland:

  • KMAV-FM (105.5 FM; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZLT-FM (104.3 FM; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Portland:

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

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Portland)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4 Mi S & 3 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 47.443333 Lon: -97.441194), Call Sign: KNBA773, Licensee ID: L00028664
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.980 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/1996, Expiration Date: 04/22/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/24/2001
    Registrant: County Of Traill, County Courthouse, Hillsboro, ND 58045, Phone: (701) 436-4510

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA0ZKK
    Grant Date: 11/05/1996, Expiration Date: 11/05/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/06/2008
    Registrant: Surges L Vinje, 1 Rural Rt 1, Portland, ND 58274
  • Call Sign: KE0DM, Licensee ID: L01133965
    Grant Date: 03/29/2006, Expiration Date: 03/29/2016
    Registrant: Gerald B Tollefson, 816 8th St, Portland, ND 58274
  • Call Sign: KE0XT, Licensee ID: L01475544
    Grant Date: 03/19/2009, Expiration Date: 03/19/2019
    Registrant: Robert L Aasen, 14673 1st St Ne, Portland, ND 58274-9441
  • Call Sign: NJ0B
    Grant Date: 08/15/1994, Expiration Date: 08/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2006
    Registrant: Howard K Seaver, 816 8 St, Portland, ND 58274
  • Call Sign: WA0OIZ, Licensee ID: L01208970
    Grant Date: 11/03/2006, Expiration Date: 01/21/2017
    Registrant: Lauren A Erickson, Rr 1 Box 129, Portland, ND 58274


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Portland)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
Most common first names in Portland, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Myrtle879.1 years
Ida882.1 years
Clara682.0 years
Arthur678.7 years
Carl574.2 years
Thomas575.4 years
Alice573.4 years
Elmer575.8 years
Alvin579.4 years
Robert576.0 years
Most common last names in Portland, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Amb1274.6 years
Haugen1174.7 years
Anderson1087.4 years
Heskin983.1 years
Hanson980.1 years
Nelson884.7 years
Amundson780.1 years
Strand780.3 years
Knudson674.8 years
Johnson671.2 years
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