Sarles, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 27 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.0%
Males: 15  (57.1%)
Females: 12  (42.9%)
Median resident age:  53.2 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58372

Estimated median household income in 2016: $67,372 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Sarles:

$67,372
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,074 (it was $21,479 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $11,224 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Sarles:

$11,224
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $32,326; Detached houses: $32,112
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  • Races in Sarles, ND (2010)

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    • 2796.4%White alone
    • 13.6%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sarles: 75.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.9%), Hungarian (14.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1588 feet

Land area: 0.26 square miles.

Population density: 105 people per square mile   (very low).

Sarles, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Sarles:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sarles city:

  • Never married: 54.4%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

2 residents are foreign born (8.0% North America).

This city:

8.0%
North Dakota:

1.9%

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

Sarles city:  3.6% ($360)
North Dakota:  1.8% ($1,247)

Sarles satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (169.0 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (385.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (735.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Calvin, ND (2.7 miles) , Hannah, ND (3.7 miles) , Rocklake, ND (4.0 miles) , Hansboro, ND (4.2 miles) , Wales, ND (4.3 miles) , Munich, ND (4.5 miles ), Calio, ND (4.7 miles) , Egeland, ND (4.7 miles) .

Latitude: 48.95 N, Longitude: 99.00 W

Area code: 701

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

2.3%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -61 (-70.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (50%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (67%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (75%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (67%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • 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 Sarles, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sarles-area historical tornado activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 55.4 miles away from the Sarles city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 7/7/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 42.5 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sarles-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 78% 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 629.1 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 265.6 miles away from Sarles center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 327.8 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 259.3 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 463.2 miles away from Sarles center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 240.1 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 Cavalier County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 13, Snows: 3, 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).
Sarles topographic map

airports located in Sarles:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sarles:

  • University of North Dakota (about 114 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Minot State University (about 116 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 142 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Bismarck State College (about 170 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 174 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 175 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 178 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

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Notable location: Sarles Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cavalier 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: 28.6%
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  38.5%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

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Religion statistics for Sarles city (based on Cavalier County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,64210
Catholic1,2934
Evangelical Protestant2106
None848-
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
Cavalier County:

10.27 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Cavalier County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

12.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Cavalier County:

27.6%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$43
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$51
Totals for Government 0$0 6$94

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($222.22)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($148.15)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($111.11)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($37.04)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($37.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,000 ($222.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,000 ($296.30)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($111.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000 ($370.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($37.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($111.11)
    General Support: $2,000 ($74.07)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($185.19)
    NEC: $1,000 ($37.04)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,000 ($1000.00)

4.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
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 Grand Forks County, ND  1.17% ($44,300 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.93% ($40,688)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sarles:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KNDK (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, 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)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Sarles 12010M, Lat: 48.946667 Lon: -99.001111, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQOT982
    Assigned Frequencies: 3662.50 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 05/01/2021, Certifier: Dennis HanselRegistrant: Hill & Welch, 1025 Connecticut Ave., Nw #1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-1470, Fax: (301) 622-2864, Email:
  • Sarles 24010M, Lat: 48.946667 Lon: -99.001111, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQOT982
    Assigned Frequencies: 3662.50 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 05/01/2021, Certifier: Dennis HanselRegistrant: Hill & Welch, 1025 Connecticut Ave., Nw #1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-1470, Fax: (301) 622-2864, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)
  • Wood (38%)

Sarles 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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