Robinson, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 37 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -47.9%
Males: 20  (56.3%)
Females: 17  (43.8%)
Median resident age:  66.6 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 58478

Estimated median household income in 2013: $63,550 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Robinson:

$63,550
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $31,398 (it was $15,712 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $17,136 (it was $23,800 in 2000)
Robinson:

$17,136
ND:

$155,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $588.

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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Robinson: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.2%), Norwegian (26.3%), United States (15.8%), English (7.9%), Swedish (5.3%), Russian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1776 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 225 people per square mile   (very low).

Robinson, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Robinson:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Robinson city:

  • Never married: 7.3%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 16.4%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $354 (2.0%)

Robinson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (52.4 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (346.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (699.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Tuttle, ND (3.2 miles) , Pettibone, ND (3.5 miles) , Dawson, ND (4.4 miles) , Tappen, ND (4.4 miles ), Steele, ND (4.6 miles ), Hurdsfield, ND (4.7 miles) , Woodworth, ND (4.7 miles) , Bowdon, ND (4.8 miles) .

Latitude: 47.14 N, Longitude: 99.78 W

Area code: 701

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

4.8%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -16 (-18.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (50%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (60%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (33%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (33%)
  • Sales and related occupations (33%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Robinson, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Robinson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/1/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Robinson city center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/11/2002, a category F4 tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center caused $650,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Robinson-area historical earthquake activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 69% 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 552.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 203.4 miles away from Robinson center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 205.3 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 358.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 434.1 miles away from Robinson center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 194.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kidder County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Robinson:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Robinson:

  • Bismarck State College (about 54 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 55 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Minot State University (about 105 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Northern State University (about 133 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of North Dakota (about 138 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 142 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 144 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)

Public elementary/middle school in Robinson:

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Notable location: Robinson Rural Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Kidder 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 Robinson and their reported violations in the past:

ROBINSON CITY OF (Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2006)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.1%
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.6%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Robinson compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Robinson (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank - West: Robinson Branch at 101 South Main, branch established on 1922/05/16. Info updated 2008/05/05: Bank assets: $62.1 mil, Deposits: $49.9 mil, headquarters in Beulah, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Beulah Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Utility gas (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Robinson city (based on Kidder County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,18210
Evangelical Protestant5203
Catholic3252
None408-
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
Kidder County:

17.24 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

8.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Kidder County:

27.5%
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

Robinson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,000 ($405.41)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($270.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($162.16)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($108.11)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($54.05)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($54.05)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($27.03)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($27.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($540.54)

Robinson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($162.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $2,000 ($54.05)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($27.03)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($27.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($297.30)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($135.14)
    General Support: $2,000 ($54.05)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($135.14)
    NEC: $1,000 ($27.03)

Robinson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $48,000 ($1297.30)

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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 Burleigh County, ND  1.26% ($37,167 average AGI)


7.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
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  2.98% ($35,931 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Robinson:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KHND (1470 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, ND; Owner: THREE WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Robinson:

  • KYNU (98.3 FM; CARRINGTON, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQDY (94.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 3000 Block Nd Hwy 36 (Lat: 47.139361 Lon: -99.854139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.3 m, Overall height: 81.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN356
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Robert J Guntel, 3000 Block Nd Hwy 36 (Lat: 47.139361 Lon: -99.854139), Type: 81.4, Overall height: 79.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASA5REG
  • Jeanne F Miller, 3000 Block Nd Hwy 36 (Lat: 47.139361 Lon: -99.854139), Type: 81.4, Overall height: 79.3 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 GASA5REG

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi E & 1 Mi S (Lat: 47.126944 Lon: -99.732889), Call Sign: KNAC740, Licensee ID: L00644539
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.9600 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/2003, Expiration Date: 03/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2013
    Registrant: Ward Whitman, 4135 25th St Ne, Harvey, ND 58341

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Lake Williams Township Municipal Airport (Lat: 47.125000 Lon: -99.722611), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WYG3, Licensee ID: L00331283
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/02/2001, Expiration Date: 04/02/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/03/2006
    Registrant: Lake Williams Township Airport Authority, 3613 20th St Se, Robinson, ND 58478

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD0NAM, Licensee ID: L01603685
    Grant Date: 11/18/2010, Expiration Date: 11/18/2020, Certifier: Matthew A Bon
    Registrant: Matthew A Bon, 2350 31st Ave Se, Robinson, ND 58478

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • 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: 4916G , Serial Number: 17273463, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 11/03/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Anne Whitman Ongstad, 3613 20th St Se, Robinson, ND 58478

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
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