Sibley, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 30 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -34.8%
Males: 18  (61.8%)
Females: 12  (38.2%)
Median resident age:  30.1 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58429

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,589 (it was $20,469 in 2000)
Sibley:

$37,589
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,238 (it was $11,327 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $133,360 (it was $18,800 in 2000)
Sibley:

$133,360
ND:

$184,100

Median gross rent in 2016: $360.

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    • 2996.7%White alone
    • 13.3%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sibley: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (50.0%), German (20.8%), Norwegian (16.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1270 feet

Land area: 0.04 square miles.

Population density: 687 people per square mile   (low).

Sibley, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Sibley:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sibley city:

  • Never married: 65.7%
  • Now married: 20.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

2 residents are foreign born (3.6% Europe).

This city:

3.6%
North Dakota:

3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,033 (0.4%)

Sibley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (59.5 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (273.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (628.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Luverne, ND (1.7 miles) , Pillsbury, ND (2.8 miles) , Dazey, ND (3.4 miles) , Hannaford, ND (3.5 miles) , Hope, ND (3.7 miles ), Rogers, ND (3.9 miles) , Cooperstown, ND (4.2 miles ), Leal, ND (4.3 miles) .

Latitude: 47.21 N, Longitude: 97.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

2.4%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+12.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (87%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (55%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (87%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (73%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Sibley, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sibley-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.3 miles away from the Sibley city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/16/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sibley-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 637.0 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 140.9 miles away from Sibley center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 218.9 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 133.1 miles away from the city 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 111.8 miles away from Sibley center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 237.9 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 Barnes County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 11, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sibley topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sibley:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 59 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 62 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 62 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • University of North Dakota (about 65 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 92 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 105 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 110 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

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Notable location: Sibley Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Barnes 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: 27.8%
Average household size:
This city:  1.7 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
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:

7.4
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sibley city (based on Barnes County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,36819
Catholic1,7006
Evangelical Protestant96811
Other32
None4,027-
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: 5
Barnes County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Barnes County:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

14.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Barnes County:

27.7%
North Dakota:

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

12.9%
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

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $14,000 ($466.67)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($266.67)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($66.67)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($33.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($400.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,000 ($166.67)
    All Other: $5,000 ($166.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($100.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($233.33)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($33.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($33.33)
    Highways: $1,000 ($33.33)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($66.67)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($333.33)

5.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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 Cass County, ND  1.22% ($32,352 average AGI)
from Stutsman County, ND  0.61% ($34,963)


6.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,374 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
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 Cass County, ND  1.86% ($32,169 average AGI)
to Stutsman County, ND  0.61% ($38,815)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.36% ($41,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sibley:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KOVC (1490 AM; 1 kW; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KMAV (1520 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MAYVILLE, ND; Owner: R & J BROADCASTING)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sibley:

  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Sibley:

  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K0AAJ, Grant Date: 05/03/1995, Expiration Date: 05/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2007, Registrant: Don A Ven Huizen, 139 Lake Ave, Sibley, ND 58429

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

SIBLEY CITY OF (Population served: 30, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-03-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)

Sibley compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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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