Ryder, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 82 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 
Males: 49  (60.2%)
Females: 33  (39.8%)
Median resident age:  31.4 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58779

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,945 (it was $26,875 in 2000)
Ryder:

$49,945
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,256 (it was $16,497 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $105,641 (it was $13,100 in 2000)
Ryder:

$105,641
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $234,829; Detached houses: $256,762; Townhouses or other attached units: $216,110; In 2-unit structures: $188,805; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $248,669; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $187,297; Mobile homes: $72,629

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,081.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ryder: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (13.0%), Danish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2106 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 252 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ryder:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 46.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ryder city:

  • Never married: 39.1%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $958 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $281 (0.4%)

Ryder satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (87.1 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (449.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (802.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Makoti, ND (2.6 miles) , Douglas, ND (3.0 miles) , Plaza, ND (3.9 miles) , Max, ND (4.3 miles ), White Shield, ND (4.4 miles ), Parshall, ND (4.6 miles ), Garrison, ND (4.7 miles ), Des Lacs, ND (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 47.92 N, Longitude: 101.67 W

Area code: 701

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

2.7%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -29 (-24.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (34%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (48%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (40%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (33%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Ryder, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ryder-area historical tornado activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/5/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.6 miles away from the Ryder city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1954, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Ryder-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 62% 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 487.8 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 639.5 miles away from Ryder 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 487.4 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 326.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 327.6 miles away from Ryder center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 426.4 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 Ward County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 11, Snows: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ryder:

  • Minot State University (about 29 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 86 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 94 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of North Dakota (about 214 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northern State University (about 228 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 239 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 242 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

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Notable location: Ryder - Makoti Fire Protection District Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Ward County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.8%
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.4%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.4%
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:

5.2
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

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Religion statistics for Ryder city (based on Ward County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,44510
Mainline Protestant11,36833
Evangelical Protestant8,62341
Other1,2014
Orthodox601
None28,978-
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: 9
Ward County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Ward County:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Ward County:

25.7%
North Dakota:

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

9.8%
State:

13.0%
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 0$0 1$250
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$45
Totals for Government 0$0 6$295

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

  • Construction - General: $4,000 ($48.78)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($146.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($109.76)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($97.56)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($85.37)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($73.17)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($60.98)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($36.59)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($12.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $26,000 ($317.07)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($109.76)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($36.59)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($36.59)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($24.39)
    Rents: $1,000 ($12.20)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($12.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($85.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($60.98)
    General Support: $3,000 ($36.59)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($48.78)
    NEC: $1,000 ($12.20)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $29,000 ($353.66)

11.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,017 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.25%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

0.86% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,710 average AGI)
Ward County:

0.86%
North Dakota average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cass County, ND  0.33% ($35,920 average AGI)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.25% ($38,924)
from Williams County, ND  0.23% ($73,883)


8.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.96%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

0.78% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,154 average AGI)
Ward County:

0.78%
North Dakota average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Burleigh County, ND  0.41% ($37,838 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.31% ($92,250)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.19% ($44,224)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ryder:

  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KHOL (1410 AM; 1 kW; BEULAH, ND; Owner: TWO GUYS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ryder:

  • KMPR (88.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYYX (97.1 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZPR (105.3 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMXA-FM (99.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIZZ (93.7 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHRT-FM (106.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Ryder:

  • KXMC-TV (Channel 13; MINOT, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KXND (Channel 24; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRIME CITIES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSRE (Channel 6; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMCY (Channel 14; MINOT, ND; Owner: KBMY-KMCY, LLC)
  • KMOT (Channel 10; MINOT, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ryder)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 4.5 Mi Ene (Lat: 47.938889 Lon: -101.569889), Call Sign: KNFF834
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.325 MHzGrant Date: 01/19/2012, Expiration Date: 03/12/2022Registrant: Nddot, 216 Airport Road, Bismarck, ND 58504, Phone: (701) 328-6935, Email:
  • Lat: 47.895000 Lon: -101.790167, Call Sign: WQAQ628
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.000 MHz, 457.000 MHzGrant Date: 07/20/2004, Expiration Date: 07/20/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2014, Certifier: John M WarnerRegistrant: Team Electronics, 1100 31st Ave., Sw, Minot, ND 58701-2001, Phone: (701) 852-3270, Fax: (701) 852-3282
  • Lat: 47.860556 Lon: -101.632778, Call Sign: WQAY702
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.990 MHzGrant Date: 08/27/2004, Expiration Date: 08/27/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/01/2014, Certifier: Dwayne BrandtRegistrant: Team Electronics, 1100 31st Avenue, Sw, Minot, ND 58701-2001, Phone: (701) 852-3270, Fax: (701) 852-3282
  • RYDER, 4 1/2 Mi Ene (Lat: 47.941111 Lon: -101.570833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 90.8 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WQDA881
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.935 MHz, 154.695 MHz, 155.475 MHz, 154.905 MHzGrant Date: 05/04/2015, Expiration Date: 07/11/2025, Certifier: Rick J HessingerRegistrant: State Of North Dakota, State Radio Communications, Fraine Barracks Lane, Bldg. 35, Bismarck, ND 58506, Phone: (701) 328-8100, Fax: (701) 328-8181, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0RDD, Licensee ID: L00736635, Grant Date: 08/29/2003, Expiration Date: 08/24/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2015, Registrant: Dean G Simmons, Ryder, ND 58779

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11BC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3970E , Serial Number: 11BC-55, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Leon L Leifson, 16501 226th St Sw, Ryder, ND 58779, Other Owners: Donald H Leifson
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 44135 , Serial Number: 9935
    Registrant (Individual): Harlan M Olson, 6164 25th St Nw, Ryder, ND 58779
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6205S , Serial Number: 15067005, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Val C Friesen, 18001 247th Ave Sw, Ryder, ND 58779
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8144U , Serial Number: 15077901, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 02/06/1976
    Registrant (Partnership): Kermit E Hansen, 20600 205th Ave Sw, Ryder, ND 58779, Other Owners: Marcy J Hansen

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ryder and their reported violations in the past:

RYDER CITY OF (Population served: 85, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-04-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-07-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-04-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-31-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-04-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-12-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-25-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2011)
  • 9 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In AUG-23-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In NOV-26-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Electricity (45%)

Ryder compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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