Rhame, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 176 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 
Males: 96  (54.7%)
Females: 80  (45.3%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 58651

Estimated median household income in 2013: $53,545 (it was $20,375 in 2000)
Rhame:

$53,545
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $34,824 (it was $11,302 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $58,686 (it was $19,100 in 2000)
Rhame:

$58,686
ND:

$155,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $161,728; Detached houses: $213,793; Mobile homes: $26,138

Median gross rent in 2013: $487.

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    • 16698.2%White alone
    • 31.8%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rhame: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (33.2%), Norwegian (22.3%), Irish (12.4%), Swedish (5.4%), English (4.5%), Czech (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3200 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 117 people per square mile   (very low).

Rhame, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Rhame:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rhame city:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $778 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $286 (0.6%)

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 September 2015:
Here:

1.7%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+2.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (31%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

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 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.8%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic 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

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,8498
Catholic1,6103
Evangelical Protestant1382
None--
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.2%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.3%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Rhame:

28.9
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.1%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

33.4%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Rhame:

75.3%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rhame, ND Residents
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 ($346.59)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($142.05)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($136.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($113.64)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($96.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($90.91)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($45.45)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($17.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $62,000 ($352.27)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($85.23)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($28.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $7,000 ($39.77)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($11.36)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($11.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $15,000 ($85.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $99,000 ($562.50)
    All Other: $34,000 ($193.18)
    Highways: $10,000 ($56.82)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($68.18)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $123,000 ($698.86)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $137,000 ($778.41)

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:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rhame)

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 MHzGrant Date: 05/31/2014, Expiration Date: 08/17/2024Registrant: County Of Bowman, 104 1st St Nw Suite #9, Bowman, ND 58623, Phone: (701) 523-5421
  • 100 Yards Ne Int Hwy 12 & Main St (Lat: 46.234444 Lon: -103.654639), Call Sign: KZX359
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHzGrant Date: 11/02/1995, Expiration Date: 12/13/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2001Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/09/2004, Expiration Date: 11/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/10/2015, Certifier: Dennis SwankeRegistrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 46.189722 Lon: -103.661389, Call Sign: WQXI398
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.870 MHz, 154.515 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2016, Expiration Date: 03/14/2026, Certifier: Robert J OsendorfRegistrant: R&j Communications Company, 27 22nd Street East, Ste B, Dickinson, ND 58601, Phone: (701) 225-9608, 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/08/2009, Expiration Date: 10/08/2019, Certifier: David J Schneider PeRegistrant: 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:

3
  • 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:

2
  • 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 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): Robert Dba Waller, Po Box 100, Rhame, ND 58651, Other Owners: Service Wallers

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rhame that have no violations reported:

  • RHAME CITY OF (Population served: 169, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Electricity (9%)

Rhame compared to North Dakota 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 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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