Rolette, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 605 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.5%
 
Males: 296  (48.9%)
Females: 309  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58366.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,617 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Rolette:

$25,617
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,141 (it was $15,742 in 2000)

Rolette city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,966 (it was $42,600 in 2000)
Rolette:

$57,966
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $54,755; Detached houses: $60,543; Mobile homes: $25,814

Median gross rent in 2012: $219.

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  • White alone - 336 (56.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 223 (37.5%)
  • Two or more races - 28 (4.7%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)

Races in Rolette detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rolette: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.6%), Norwegian (17.0%), French Canadian (15.0%), French (11.7%), Irish (5.5%), English (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1623 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 602 people per square mile   (low).

Rolette,ND real estate house value index trend

Rolette, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Rolette:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rolette city:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $911 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $767 (2.1%)

Rolette satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (135.2 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (402.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (755.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Shell Valley, ND (3.1 miles ), Mylo, ND (3.2 miles) , Belcourt, ND (3.6 miles ), Wolford, ND (3.6 miles) , Green Acres, ND (3.7 miles ), Overly, ND (3.7 miles) , Dunseith, ND (3.8 miles ), East Dunseith, ND (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Latitude: 48.66 N, Longitude: 99.84 W

Area code: 701

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

17.2%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -101 (-15.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Rolette: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rolette, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rolette-area historical tornado activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/7/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Rolette city center injured 3 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 6/26/1986, a category F3 tornado 31.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rolette-area historical earthquake activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 73% 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 585.9 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 273.6 miles away from Rolette center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 308.5 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 421.7 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 265.7 miles away from Rolette center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 422.9 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 Rolette County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 10, Snows: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rolette topographic map

Birthplace of: Randy Kelly - Politician, Merle Boucher - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Rolette:

  • ROLETTE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (P O BOX 218)
  • ROLETTE COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (804 STATE STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Rolette:

  • DUNSEITH COM NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DUNSEITH, ND)

Airports located in Rolette:

  • Rolette Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 30, Itinerant Ops: 500, Local Ops: 800)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rolette:

  • Minot State University (about 73 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 136 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of North Dakota (about 138 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • University of Mary (about 141 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 174 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 187 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 190 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

Public high school in Rolette:

Public elementary/middle school in Rolette:

See full list of schools located in Rolette

Library in Rolette:

  • ROLETTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $799; Location: 1015 1ST AVENUE; 3,136 books; 7 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Rolette: Rolette Fire Station (A), Rolette Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rolette 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 Rolette and their reported violations in the past:

ROLETTE CITY OF (Population served: 594, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2005)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.5%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.5%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
43 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Rolette compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Rolette (2011 data):

  • Rolette State Bank: at 209 Main Street, branch established on 1928/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $34.6 mil, Deposits: $31.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rolette city (based on Rolette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 104.68%
Here: 104.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents83.1%8.5%1.7%1.6%1.2%
Congregations26.7%23.3%3.3%3.3%10.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents1.0%0.9%0.5%0.5%1.1%
Congregations6.7%3.3%3.3%3.3%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: 7
Rolette County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Rolette County:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rolette County:

37.6%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

23.5%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,691
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$378
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$185
Streets and Highways 1$2,367$28,4040$0
Totals for Government 1$2,367$28,4047$3,254

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($69.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($66.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $35,000 ($57.85)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($56.20)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($54.55)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($39.67)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($21.49)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($14.88)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($1.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $58,000 ($95.87)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($76.03)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($41.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $45,000 ($74.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($28.10)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($14.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($67.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $40,000 ($66.12)
    General Support: $11,000 ($18.18)
  • Tax - NEC: $3,000 ($4.96)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $421,000 ($695.87)

4.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
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 Ward County, ND  0.73% ($21,438 average AGI)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.59% ($15,615)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.46% ($23,500)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,005 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Ward County, ND  0.64% ($16,750 average AGI)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.55% ($19,208)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.53% ($17,609)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rolette:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; RUGBY, ND; Owner: RUGBY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rolette:

  • KEYA (88.5 FM; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: KEYA, INC.)
  • KBTO (101.9 FM; BOTTINEAU, ND; Owner: PROGRAMMERS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rolette:

  • K20AM (Channel 20; ROLETTE, ETC., ND; Owner: FULL GOSPEL BUSINESSMEN'S FELLOWSHIP)
  • K51EX (Channel 51; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K53DH (Channel 53; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K57EY (Channel 57; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K61EF (Channel 61; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K63ER (Channel 63; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K65FE (Channel 65; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K55FH (Channel 55; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K59DM (Channel 59; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 100
Total average daily truck traffic: 12
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 100

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rolette)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Thorne Well Field - North Of 90th St Ne (Lat: 48.718917 Lon: -99.942306), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4.2 m, Call Sign: WQJZ667
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.275 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/2009, Expiration Date: 02/26/2019, Certifier: Kenny Azure
    Registrant: Houston Engineering, Inc., 3712 Lockport Street, Bismarck, ND 58503-5535, Phone: (701) 323-0200, Fax: (701) 323-0300, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA0QVR, Licensee ID: L01326217
    Grant Date: 09/24/2007, Expiration Date: 12/23/2017, Certifier: Kenneth W Tastad
    Registrant: Kenneth W Tastad, Rr 1 Box 130, Rolette, ND 58366
  • Call Sign: KD0NTK, Licensee ID: L01622115
    Grant Date: 03/03/2011, Expiration Date: 03/03/2021, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2011, Certifier: Luther A Stave
    Registrant: Luther A Stave, 3063 82nd St, Rolette, ND 58366
  • Call Sign: N0WND, Previous Call Sign: KD0NTK, Licensee ID: L01622115
    Grant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 10/12/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2012, Certifier: Luther Stave
    Registrant: Luther A Stave, 3063 82nd St, Rolette, ND 58366
  • Call Sign: W0GIN, Previous Call Sign: N0WND, Licensee ID: L01622115
    Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 02/28/2022, Certifier: Luther A Stave
    Registrant: Luther A Stave, 3063 82nd St, Rolette, ND 58366

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200T (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42HH , Serial Number: 34-7770093, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Harlow M Hageness, Po Box 399, Rolette, ND 58366
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6494H , Serial Number: 19676, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene Martinson, , Rolette, ND 58366

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 78
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Rolette

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rolette, ND
Most common first names in Rolette, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1178.8 years
Mary984.4 years
Alice882.9 years
William877.5 years
Anna785.7 years
James677.2 years
Albert685.0 years
Joseph678.3 years
Marie685.2 years
Howard574.4 years
Most common last names in Rolette, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1881.8 years
Thompson1480.9 years
Thomas958.1 years
Tastad880.7 years
Beaver875.0 years
Leonard880.5 years
Olson781.3 years
Amble683.7 years
Graber665.0 years
Armstrong673.3 years

Businesses in Rolette, ND

  • Ace Hardware: 1
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