Rocklake, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 105 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -45.9%
Males: 60  (57.5%)
Females: 45  (42.5%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58365

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,196 (it was $19,886 in 2000)
Rocklake:

$37,196
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,929 (it was $13,116 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $16,389 (it was $18,300 in 2000)
Rocklake:

$16,389
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $34,898; Detached houses: $34,657

Median gross rent in 2016: $421.

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    • 9695.0%White alone
    • 55.0%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rocklake: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.3%), French Canadian (20.5%), Norwegian (18.2%), Finnish (9.1%), English (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 486 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rocklake:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rocklake city:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 20.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $279 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $210 (1.4%)

Rocklake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (154.1 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (387.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (738.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Perth, ND (3.3 miles) , Hansboro, ND (3.6 miles) , Bisbee, ND (3.6 miles) , Egeland, ND (3.6 miles) , Calvin, ND (3.8 miles) , Sarles, ND (4.0 miles) , Rolla, ND (4.2 miles ), Calio, ND (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 48.79 N, Longitude: 99.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Rocklake household income distribution Rocklake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.3%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-11.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Wholesale trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (22%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (31%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

Average climate in Rocklake, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rocklake-area historical tornado activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/7/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.9 miles away from the Rocklake city center injured 3 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/20/1965, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rocklake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 76% 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 614.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 263.1 miles away from Rocklake center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 316.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 256.3 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 447.5 miles away from Rocklake center
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 251.4 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 Towner County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 12, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rocklake topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rocklake:

  • Minot State University (about 102 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • University of North Dakota (about 117 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 149 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Bismarck State College (about 155 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 160 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 174 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 177 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

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Notable location: Rocklake Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Towner 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 2016: 19.5%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.6 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  36.5%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  1.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Rocklake (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of Cando: Paying And Receiving Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1967/08/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $49.1 mil, Deposits: $43.6 mil, headquarters in Cando, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cando Holding Company, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rocklake city (based on Towner County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5144
Catholic4603
Evangelical Protestant2733
None999-
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: 1
Towner County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

13.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Towner County:

27.6%
North Dakota:

27.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.0%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rocklake:

54.2%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

33.8
State:

28.5

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rocklake:

16.7%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.3
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

16.7%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

50.0%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.7%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rocklake, 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$5,500$66,0000$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,139$25,6680$0
Totals for Government 2$7,639$45,8340$4,216

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $54,000 ($514.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($200.00)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($66.67)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($57.14)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($57.14)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($47.62)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($47.62)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($19.05)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($9.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $54,000 ($514.29)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($190.48)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($66.67)
    All Other: $4,000 ($38.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($142.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $5,000 ($47.62)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($38.10)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($9.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($180.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($85.71)
    General Support: $5,000 ($47.62)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($66.67)
    NEC: $1,000 ($9.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $88,000 ($838.10)

6.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,746 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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 Ramsey County, ND  1.00% ($37,400 average AGI)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($92,712 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
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  1.11% ($16,182 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rocklake:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KNDK (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; RUGBY, ND; Owner: RUGBY BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rocklake:

  • KEYA (88.5 FM; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: KEYA, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 42 Knutt Street (Lat: 48.786806 Lon: -99.243889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: KNKQ281
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Rock Lake Site 9568 Highway 281 (Lat: 48.797750 Lon: -99.261833), Type: Mast, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN367
    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 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Rock Lake, Sys4rocklake 162m Sw Of Jct. Of Lapham Avenue & Roosevelt Street (Lat: 48.787194 Lon: -99.251194), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPMJ378
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.100 MHzGrant Date: 08/10/2013, Expiration Date: 08/11/2023, Certifier: Dan SchaeferRegistrant: In Control, Inc., 10350 Jamestown Street Ne, Blaine, MN 55449, Phone: (763) 783-9500, Fax: (763) 783-9502, Email:
  • 6 Mi W 1 Mi N (Lat: 48.813889 Lon: -99.399861), Call Sign: WZB238
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHzGrant Date: 11/26/2003, Expiration Date: 02/23/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2014Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0GUV, Licensee ID: L01312905, Grant Date: 08/10/2007, Expiration Date: 10/09/2017, Certifier: Erling A Kurtti, Registrant: Erling A Kurtti, Box 34, Rocklake, ND 58365
  • Call Sign: WC0M, Licensee ID: L00085015, Grant Date: 08/13/2007, Expiration Date: 11/03/2017, Certifier: Roger W Kurtti, Registrant: Roger W Kurtti, 9651 61st Ave Ne, Rocklake, ND 58365

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2540R , Serial Number: 18258240, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Duane J Hendrickson, 9944 63rd Ave Ne, Rocklake, ND 58365
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85121 , Serial Number: 7AC-3854, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/23/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Duane J Hendrickson, 9944 63rd Ave Ne, Rocklake, ND 58365

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)

Rocklake compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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