Ruso, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 4 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -33.3%
Males: (66.7%)
Females: (33.3%)
Median resident age:  11.4 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58778

Estimated median household income in 2016: $78,503 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Ruso:

$78,503
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $44,719 (it was $21,050 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $73,856 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Ruso:

$73,856
ND:

$184,100
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ruso: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (87.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2080 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ruso:

  • High school or higher: 50.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Ruso city:

  • Never married: 49.9%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Ruso city:  0.9% ($199)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Ruso satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (71.2 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (415.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (769.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Benedict, ND (2.6 miles) , Butte, ND (3.5 miles) , Voltaire, ND (3.6 miles) , Bergen, ND (3.9 miles) , Velva, ND (3.9 miles ), Max, ND (4.1 miles ), Sawyer, ND (4.3 miles ), Kief, ND (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 47.84 N, Longitude: 100.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-25.0%).

Average climate in Ruso, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ruso-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/5/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Ruso city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/1/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 58.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ruso-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 66% 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 517.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 345.9 miles away from Ruso center
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 261.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 670.2 miles away from the city 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 517.0 miles away from Ruso center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 276.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McLean County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Ruso:

  • SOURIS VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; VELVA, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ruso:

  • Minot State University (about 34 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 71 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 78 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of North Dakota (about 180 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northern State University (about 202 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 205 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 207 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

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McLean 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: 0.0%
Average household size:
This city:  1.3 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  33.3%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ruso city (based on McLean County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,78919
Catholic2,2308
Evangelical Protestant2,15215
Orthodox101
Other1-
None780-
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: 3
McLean County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
McLean County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
McLean County:

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

13.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
McLean County:

28.6%
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

7.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($64,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
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  1.47% ($51,981 average AGI)
from Ward County, ND  0.92% ($38,912)
from Morton County, ND  0.35% ($43,923)


6.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,225 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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  1.93% ($38,314 average AGI)
to Ward County, ND  0.86% ($42,806)
to Morton County, ND  0.33% ($45,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ruso:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ruso:

  • KYYX (97.1 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMPR (88.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZPR (105.3 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIZZ (93.7 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ruso:

  • KXMC-TV (Channel 13; MINOT, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSRE (Channel 6; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXND (Channel 24; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRIME CITIES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMCY (Channel 14; MINOT, ND; Owner: KBMY-KMCY, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Chris Watts, 1279 29th Street Nw (Lat: 47.835250 Lon: -100.863778), Type: 123.1, Structure height: 38055 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 3034233300, Ciwatts@terracon.Com, 10625 W. I-70 FRONTAGE ROAD N. Suite- 3
  • Paulette K Smith, 29th Street Nw (Lat: 47.835250 Lon: -100.863778), Type: 123.1, Structure height: 38055 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 3034233300, Ciwatts@terracon.Com, 10625 W. I-70 FRONTAGE ROAD N. Suite- 3
  • Paulette K Smirh, 29th Street Nw (Lat: 47.835250 Lon: -100.863778), Type: 123.1, Structure height: 38055 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: 4049951890, Jthrockmorton@municipalcom.Com, 3495 PIEDMONT ROAD Eleve-n Piedmont Center, Suite 411
  • Paulette K Smith, 29th Street Northwest (Lat: 47.835194 Lon: -100.861333), Type: 123.1, Structure height: 38055 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 3034233300, Pksmith@terracon.Com, 10625 W I-70 FRONTAGE RD N, STE. 3
  • 29th Street Northwest (Lat: 47.835194 Lon: -100.861333), Type: 123.1, Structure height: 38055 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 3034233300, Pksmith@terracon.Com, 10625 W I-70 FRONTAGE RD N, STE. 3
  • John Throckmorton, 29th Street Northwest (Lat: 47.835194 Lon: -100.861333), Type: 123.1, Structure height: 38055 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 4049951890, Jthrockmorton@municipalcom.Com, 3495 PIEDMONT ROAD Eleve-n Piedmont Center, Suite 411

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Ruso, 2.1 Km S And 4.7km W Of Ruso, Nd (Lat: 47.818611 Lon: -100.990694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPYP791, Licensee ID: L00004985
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2013, Expiration Date: 09/24/2023, Certifier: Jack W AndersonRegistrant: Prairie Public Broadcasting, Inc., 207 North 5th Street, Fargo, ND 58108, Phone: (701) 239-7504, Fax: (701) 239-7650, Email:
  • Ruso, 2.1 Km S And 4.7 Km W Of Ruso, Nd (Lat: 47.818611 Lon: -100.990694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPYP792, Licensee ID: L00004985
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2013, Expiration Date: 09/24/2023, Certifier: Jack W AndersonRegistrant: Prairie Public Broadcasting, Inc., 207 North 5th Street, Fargo, ND 58108, Phone: (701) 239-7504, Fax: (701) 239-7650, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WA0CHR, Licensee ID: L00947882, Grant Date: 12/03/2004, Expiration Date: 02/24/2015, Certifier: Roy W Willoughby, Registrant: Roy W Willoughby, Rte 1 Box 46, Ruso, ND 58778
  • Call Sign: WA0OOG, Licensee ID: L01175763, Grant Date: 07/25/2006, Expiration Date: 10/17/2016, Certifier: Bruce A Lorenz, Registrant: Bruce A Lorenz, 1 Flower St, Ruso, ND 58778-7803

Ruso 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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