For population 25 years and over in Sawyer:
For population 15 years and over in Sawyer city:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,000 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (89.2 miles , pop. 55,532).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (428.6 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (782.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Velva, ND (2.5 miles ), Voltaire, ND (3.3 miles) , Surrey, ND (3.3 miles ), Minot, ND (3.9 miles ), Granville, ND (4.0 miles ), Bergen, ND (4.1 miles) , Benedict, ND (4.2 miles) , Ruso, ND (4.3 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 48.09 N, Longitude: 101.05 W
Area code: 701
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+18.6%).
Work and jobs in Sawyer: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sawyer, North Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sawyer-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/5/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.9 miles away from the Sawyer city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 6/6/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ward County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Snows: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public high school in Sawyer:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Sawyer and their reported violations in the past:SAWYER CITY OF (Population served: 377, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.0%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Sawyer compared to North Dakota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sawyer (based on Ward County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sawyer government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,898 average adjusted gross income)
0.94% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,064 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,883 average adjusted gross income)
1.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,806 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 150
Total average daily truck traffic: 15
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 320
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1