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Population in July 2007: 5.
Males: (33.3%)
Females: (66.7%)

Median resident age:  42.5 years
North Dakota median age:  36.2 years

Zip code: 58831

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,568 (it was $16,250 in 2000)
Rawson:

$35,568
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,369

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,384 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Rawson:

$83,384
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $58,587; Detached houses: $58,587

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rawson: 127.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (50.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2256 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile 
 
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For population 15 years and over in Rawson city:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Rawson city:  0.6% ($199)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (147.0 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (527.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (878.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Arnegard, ND (2.2 miles) , Alexander, ND (2.2 miles ), Watford City, ND (3.5 miles ), East Fairview, ND (4.8 miles) , Fairview, MT (4.9 miles ), Williston, ND (4.9 miles ), Sidney, MT (5.4 miles ), Springbrook, ND (5.5 miles) .

Latitude: 47.82 N, Longitude: 103.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Rawson household income distribution Rawson home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

1.3%
North Dakota:

2.9%

Unemployment by year (%)



Average climate in Rawson, North Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Rawson-area historical tornado activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/1/1952, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the Rawson city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/11/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 47.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rawson-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 65.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/1998 at 11:59:37, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.3 miles away from Rawson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McKenzie County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Rawson:

  • MCKENZIE COUNTY HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; WATFORD CITY, ND)
  • MCKENZIE COUNTY HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS LONG TERM CARE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WATFORD CITY, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rawson:

  • Minot State University (about 108 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,416)
  • Bismarck State College (about 146 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)
  • University of Mary (about 152 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • Black Hills State University (about 231 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 275 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • University of North Dakota (about 301 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 10,215)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 322 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.7. This is better than average.
City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.518. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.518
U.S.:

2.433
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.71
U.S.:

22.06
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.739. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.739
U.S.:

9.388
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 5.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.05
U.S.:

11.24


Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
North Dakota:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  100.0%
Whole state:  64.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  4.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

0.0%
Whole state:

11.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This city:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.9%

Rawson 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000


Rawson travel time to work - commute


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Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rawson city (based on McKenzie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.20%
Here58.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic Church The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents64.7%10.1%6.1%4.9%3.6%
Congregations37.0%11.1%7.4%3.7%3.7%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.5%2.5%1.6%1.3%1.6%
Congregations7.4%7.4%3.7%3.7%14.8%
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
Here:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
McKenzie County:

14.30 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
McKenzie County:

8.9%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.9%
State:

27.6%

6.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
North Dakota average:

7.27%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Williams County, ND  0.94% ($39,941 average AGI)


6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
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 Williams County, ND  1.22% ($31,045 average AGI)
to Mountrail County, ND  0.61% ($22,636)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rawson:

  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KTGO (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TIOGA, ND; Owner: TIOGA BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rawson:

  • KTHC (95.1 FM; SIDNEY, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KYYZ (96.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KDSR (101.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: WILLISTON COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP. D/B/A KDSR(FM))
  • K201FJ (88.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K274AD (102.7 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: WILLISTON CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • KPPR (89.5 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC B/CNG, INC.)
  • K206BV (89.1 FM; WATFORD CITY, ND; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K212DW (90.3 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Rawson:

  • KXMD-TV (Channel 11; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWSE (Channel 4; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUMV-TV (Channel 8; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HAUGEN, 15 M Sw Of (Lat: 47.651389 Lon: -103.703250), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WHT217, Licensee ID: L00010334
    Assigned Frequencies: 2112.00 MHz, 2162.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/14/1999
    Registrant: Reservation Telephone Cooperative, 24 N Main St, Parshall, ND 58770-6800


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