Rhame, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 174 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.9%
 
Males: 108  (62.3%)
Females: 66  (37.7%)
Median resident age:  45.5 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58651

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,882 (it was $20,375 in 2000)
Rhame:

$51,882
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,530 (it was $11,302 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $69,927 (it was $19,100 in 2000)
Rhame:

$69,927
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $125,151; Detached houses: $147,933; Mobile homes: $17,455

Median gross rent in 2012: $342.

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  • White alone - 166 (98.2%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rhame: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (38.8%), Norwegian (19.6%), Irish (11.2%), English (4.7%), Czech (4.2%), Swedish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3200 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 116 people per square mile   (very low).

Rhame, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Rhame:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rhame city:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.6%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $683 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $350 (0.7%)

Rhame satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (142.6 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (445.0 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (848.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bowman, ND (3.6 miles ), Marmarth, ND (3.7 miles) , Amidon, ND (4.8 miles) , Scranton, ND (5.0 miles ), Gascoyne, ND (5.3 miles) , Baker, MT (5.6 miles ), Reeder, ND (5.9 miles) , Golva, ND (6.2 miles) .

Latitude: 46.23 N, Longitude: 103.65 W

Area code: 701

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

1.9%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+2.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (25%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (20%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)

Average climate in Rhame, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rhame-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.6 miles away from the Rhame city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/14/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rhame-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 43% 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 358.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 516.5 miles away from Rhame center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 360.1 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 177.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 178.4 miles away from Rhame center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 281.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bowman County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rhame topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rhame:

  • SOUTHWEST HEALTHCARE SERVS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BOWMAN, ND)
  • SOUTHWEST HEALTHCARE SERVICES Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; BOWMAN, ND)

Airports located in Rhame:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rhame:

  • Black Hills State University (about 121 miles; Spearfish, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,166)
  • Bismarck State College (about 141 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 143 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 151 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Minot State University (about 178 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Sheridan College (about 190 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 236 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)

Public high school in Rhame:

Public elementary/middle school in Rhame:

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

Bowman 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 Rhame that have no violations reported:

  • RHAME CITY OF (Population served: 169, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.5%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic 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:  53.1%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Rhame compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Rhame (2011 data):

  • The Dakota Western Bank: Paying And Receiving Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1976/11/15. Info updated 2008/07/24: Bank assets: $216.3 mil, Deposits: $182.7 mil, headquarters in Bowman, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Dakota Western Bankshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rhame city (based on Bowman County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 100.86%
Here: 100.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents50.8%34.9%6.4%5.8%2.1%
Congregations41.7%25.0%8.3%8.3%16.7%
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: 4
Bowman County:

13.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Bowman County:

10.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

17.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Bowman County:

27.9%
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 1$2,632$31,5840$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$588
Streets and Highways 1$3,060$36,7200$0
Totals for Government 2$5,692$34,1525$588

Rhame government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $61,000 ($350.57)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($143.68)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($137.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($114.94)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($97.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($91.95)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($45.98)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($17.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $62,000 ($356.32)

Rhame government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($86.21)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($28.74)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $7,000 ($40.23)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($11.49)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($11.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($86.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $99,000 ($568.97)
    All Other: $34,000 ($195.40)
    Highways: $10,000 ($57.47)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($68.97)

Rhame government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $123,000 ($706.90)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $137,000 ($787.36)

5.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,817 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
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 Burleigh County, ND  0.96% ($29,250 average AGI)
to Stark County, ND  0.88% ($42,545)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rhame:

  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KPOK (1340 AM; 1 kW; BOWMAN, ND; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rhame:

  • KJJM (100.5 FM; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Richard D Frederick, W1/2sw1/4 Of Section 23, T132n,/R104w (Lat: 46.237917 Lon: -103.659889), Type: 36.6, Structure height: 38011 m, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 7015235421, Dfrederick@bowmancountynd.Gov, 104 1ST ST NW SUITE #9
  • Richard D Frederick, W1/2sw1/4 Of Section 23, T132n,/R104w (Lat: 46.237917 Lon: -103.659889), Type: 36.6, Structure height: 38011 m, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 7015235421, Dfrederick@bowmancountynd.Gov, 104 1ST ST NW SUITE #9
  • Richard D Frederick, W1/2sw1/4 Of Section 23, T132n,/R104w (Lat: 46.237917 Lon: -103.659889), Type: 36.6, Structure height: 38011 m, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 7015235421, Dfrederick@bowmancountynd.Gov, 104 1ST ST NW SUITE #9

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 405 Parry Ave E (Lat: 46.233611 Lon: -103.647500), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KTN83, Licensee ID: L00061757
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.980 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/15/2004, Expiration Date: 08/17/2014
    Registrant: County Of Bowman, 104 1st St Nw Suite #9, Bowman, ND 58623, Phone: (701) 523-5421
  • 2 Mi Nw (Lat: 46.249167 Lon: -103.687972), Call Sign: KZD999, Licensee ID: L00911039
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2005, Expiration Date: 06/08/2015, Certifier: Roger D Meggers
    Registrant: Baker Air Service, Inc.
  • 100 Yards Ne Int Hwy 12 & Main St (Lat: 46.234444 Lon: -103.654639), Call Sign: KZX359
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/1995, Expiration Date: 12/13/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2001
    Registrant: Robert Waller, Box 100 Hwy 12 & Main, Rhame, ND 58651, Phone: (701) 279-6983
  • 1 Km N Of Hwy 12 On Main Street (Lat: 46.232500 Lon: -103.648250), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQBN276
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2004, Expiration Date: 11/09/2014, Certifier: Dennis Swanke
    Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Rhame, 5 Miles South Of Rhame, Nd (Lat: 46.164861 Lon: -103.666278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQKW716
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/08/2009, Expiration Date: 10/08/2019, Certifier: David J Schneider Pe
    Registrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 E. Interstate Ave., Bismarck, ND 58503, Phone: (701) 557-5672, Fax: (701) 224-5322, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB0CDT, Licensee ID: L01365662
    Grant Date: 02/04/2008, Expiration Date: 04/07/2018, Certifier: Helen J Edwards
    Registrant: Helen J Edwards, Box 13 305 Main, Rhame, ND 58651-0013
  • Call Sign: KC0ADL, Licensee ID: L01396447
    Grant Date: 05/06/2008, Expiration Date: 05/06/2018
    Registrant: Henry O Waller, 107 W 1st St, Rhame, ND 58651
  • Call Sign: N0KQO, Licensee ID: L01439452
    Grant Date: 10/21/2008, Expiration Date: 01/18/2019, Certifier: Ronald E Eagon
    Registrant: Ronald E Eagon, Rhame, ND 58651

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3570E , Serial Number: 17271593, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1978
    Registrant (Partnership): Craig Erickson, Po Box 145, Rhame, ND 58651, Other Owners: Jeremiah Erickson
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5502S , Serial Number: 1036-78, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Robert K Dba Waller, Po Box 100, Rhame, ND 58651, Other Owners: Service Wallers
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86828 , Serial Number: 1019-74, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 02/11/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Service Wallers, , Rhame, ND 58651, Other Owners: Robert Waller

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rhame, ND
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