Sheyenne, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 202 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -36.5%
Males: 116  (57.8%)
Females: 86  (42.2%)
Median resident age:  49.9 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip codes: 58374.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,799 (it was $22,969 in 2000)
Sheyenne:

$42,799
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,230 (it was $16,145 in 2000)

Sheyenne city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $38,146 (it was $21,100 in 2000)
Sheyenne:

$38,146
ND:

$155,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $41,033; Detached houses: $41,119; Mobile homes: $37,284

Median gross rent in 2013: $401.

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  • Races in Sheyenne, ND (2010)

    Sheyenne races chart
    • 16681.4%White alone
    • 2914.2%American Indian alone
    • 52.5%Two or more races
    • 21.0%Black alone
    • 21.0%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sheyenne: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (35.3%), German (25.3%), Swedish (9.5%), Irish (7.5%), English (4.1%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1475 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,297 people per square mile   (low).

Sheyenne, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Sheyenne:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sheyenne city:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $695 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $400 (1.1%)

Sheyenne satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (104.8 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (342.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (696.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Oberon, ND (2.8 miles) , New Rockford, ND (3.2 miles ), Fort Totten, ND (3.4 miles ), Minnewaukan, ND (4.2 miles ), Hamberg, ND (4.4 miles) , Warwick, ND (4.4 miles) , Maddock, ND (4.6 miles ), Devils Lake, ND (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 47.83 N, Longitude: 99.12 W

Area code: 701

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

3.5%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+14.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (41%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (30%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Sheyenne, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sheyenne-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Sheyenne city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/1/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.9 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:

Sheyenne-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 74% 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 595.9 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 208.6 miles away from Sheyenne center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 250.3 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 200.2 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 410.6 miles away from Sheyenne 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 176.8 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 Eddy County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 9, Snows: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sheyenne topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sheyenne:

  • LUTHERAN HOME OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; NEW ROCKFORD, ND)
  • 4TH CORP-NEW ROCKFORD (Hospital, about 11 miles away; NEW ROCKFORD, ND)

airports located in Sheyenne:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sheyenne:

  • University of North Dakota (about 96 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Minot State University (about 106 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 106 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 109 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 127 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 129 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 129 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)

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

Eddy 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 2013: 19.3%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.5%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sheyenne city (based on Eddy County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,1225
Catholic5001
Evangelical Protestant1033
None660-
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: 1
Eddy County:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

16.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Eddy County:

28.0%
North Dakota:

27.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sheyenne:

45.3%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.4%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Sheyenne:

28.6
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

37.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.3%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

39.0%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

48.9%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Sheyenne:

79.7%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sheyenne, ND Residents
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$1,020
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$230
Water Supply 0$0 1$612
Totals for Government 0$0 7$1,862

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($148.51)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($103.96)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($79.21)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($54.46)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($54.46)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($34.65)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($19.80)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($14.85)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($9.90)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($4.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $53,000 ($262.38)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($128.71)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($94.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($54.46)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($24.75)
    Rents: $1,000 ($4.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($94.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($54.46)
    General Support: $7,000 ($34.65)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($118.81)
    NEC: $1,000 ($4.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $111,000 ($549.50)

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

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

5.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Sheyenne:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, 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)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • 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)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHND (1470 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, ND; Owner: THREE WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sheyenne:

  • KQZZ (96.7 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZZY (103.5 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDVL (102.5 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KABU (90.7 FM; FORT TOTTEN, ND; Owner: DAKOTA CIRCLE TIPI, INC)

Sheyenne fatal accident list:

May 13, 1989 11:15 AM, 281, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 10, 1976 11:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Dec 10, 1975 11:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • (Sheyenne-Warren Implement) 501 3rd St (Lat: 47.823444 Lon: -99.114500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN356
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 2506 67th Ave Ne (Lat: 47.775472 Lon: -99.146500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WPUH800
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 03/07/2002, Expiration Date: 03/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2004, Certifier: Brian A SchuchmanRegistrant: Brown, Nietert, & Kaufman, Chartered, 2000 L Street, Nw, Suite 817, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-0600, Fax: (202) 457-0126

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Robert J Lies, 2506 67th Ave Ne (Lat: 47.775472 Lon: -99.146500), Type: 100.6, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: 7019472562, Rlies@state.Nd.Us, 524 CENTRAL AVENUE
  • Robert J Lies, 2506 67th Ave Ne (Lat: 47.775472 Lon: -99.146500), Type: 100.6, Overall height: 100.6 m, Registrant: 7019472562, Rlies@state.Nd.Us, 524 CENTRAL AVENUE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 4th St & Sunnyside Ave (Lat: 47.831944 Lon: -99.054000), Call Sign: WBG29
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.980 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/2011, Expiration Date: 04/18/2021Registrant: Jamestown Communications, 2703 Hwy 281 S., Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:
  • Se 1/4 Section 25-150-68 (Lat: 47.779444 Lon: -99.313194), Call Sign: KNER957
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.425 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2014, Expiration Date: 05/03/2024Registrant: Jamestown Communications Inc., 2703 Hwy 281 S., Jamestown, ND 58401, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:
  • Sw 1/4 Sect 6 Gates Twp (Lat: 47.833611 Lon: -99.159833), Call Sign: KNEM890
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/1997, Expiration Date: 12/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2003Registrant: Robert Benson, Box 184, Sheyenne, ND 58374
  • 1/2 Mi N 1 Mi W 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 47.838889 Lon: -99.139278), Call Sign: KNGA740, Licensee ID: L00111193
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2003, Expiration Date: 03/25/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2013Registrant: Camas Minndak Inc, Sheyenne, ND 58374
  • 2649 63rd Ave Ne (Lat: 47.795861 Lon: -99.247278), Call Sign: WQTV705
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.787 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/2014, Expiration Date: 04/22/2024, Certifier: Lynn HomelvigRegistrant: Jamestown Communications, Inc., 2703 Hwy 281 So, Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Sheyenne, 3mi S On Ushwy 281 (Lat: 47.788583 Lon: -99.082333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQH28
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 04/05/2008, Expiration Date: 06/24/2018Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4464, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB0VUJ, Previous Call Sign: KA0SNU, Grant Date: 03/27/1996, Expiration Date: 03/27/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2008, Registrant: Marvin Madson, Box 227, Sheyenne, ND 58374
  • Call Sign: KD7TV, Previous Call Sign: WA0YFF, Licensee ID: L00543759, Grant Date: 08/07/2003, Expiration Date: 11/02/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2015, Registrant: Clarence T Erickson, Sheyenne, ND 58374
  • Call Sign: WB0UPT, Licensee ID: L00764985, Grant Date: 02/09/2016, Expiration Date: 04/22/2026, Certifier: Lynn E Erickson, Registrant: Lynn E Erickson, 6739 31st Ne, Sheyenne, ND 58374


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sheyenne)

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

SHEYENNE CITY OF (Population served: 204, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-08-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In NOV-11-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Sheyenne, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary880.4 years
John778.9 years
Carl680.0 years
Anna585.0 years
Helen581.4 years
Clarence484.5 years
Hilda494.2 years
Louise479.7 years
Henry487.5 years
Harold474.3 years
Most common last names in Sheyenne, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1780.8 years
Olson1177.1 years
Smith981.0 years
Hendrickson882.4 years
Hanson777.8 years
Swenson684.3 years
Larson680.7 years
Erickson686.0 years
Garnaas683.7 years
Carlson679.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Sheyenne compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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