Solen, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 89 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.5%
 
Males: 47  (52.9%)
Females: 42  (47.1%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58570

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,685 (it was $21,042 in 2000)
Solen:

$41,685
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,056 (it was $9,649 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $26,717 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Solen:

$26,717
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $37,843; Detached houses: $37,612; Mobile homes: $36,580
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  • Races in Solen, ND (2010)

    Solen races chart
    • 4351.8%American Indian alone
    • 3036.1%White alone
    • 1012.0%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Solen: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 1680 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Solen:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 29.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Solen city:

  • Never married: 40.8%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

4 residents are foreign born (4.7% Asia).

This city:

4.7%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $210 (1.1%)

Solen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (29.4 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (376.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (722.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cannon Ball, ND (3.5 miles ), Porcupine, ND (4.3 miles) , Flasher, ND (4.6 miles ), Fort Yates, ND (4.7 miles ), Raleigh, ND (4.9 miles) , Selfridge, ND (5.0 miles ), Hazelton, ND (5.1 miles ), Lincoln, ND (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 46.39 N, Longitude: 100.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

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

3.9%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-6.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (56%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (35%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Wholesale trade (18%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (29%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (29%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Solen, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Solen-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 42% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Solen city center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1978, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Solen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 63% 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 494.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 164.8 miles away from Solen center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 290.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 363.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 292.2 miles away from Solen center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 652.5 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sioux County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Blizzards: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 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 Solen:

  • University of Mary (about 24 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 30 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • Northern State University (about 129 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Minot State University (about 131 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 193 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 195 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 195 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

Public high school in Solen:

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

Sioux 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: 22.1%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.9% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.6%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  18.2%
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:

8.3
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

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Religion statistics for Solen city (based on Sioux County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,1615
Other4781
Mainline Protestant4313
Evangelical Protestant982
None985-
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 convenience stores (with gas): 3
Sioux County:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Sioux County:

36.0%
North Dakota:

27.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.8%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.3%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Solen:

29.2
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.1%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.5%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Solen:

6.3
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Solen:

26.0%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Solen:

53.2%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Solen:

80.9%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Solen, 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$180
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$20
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$100
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$100
Sewerage 0$0 2$300
Totals for Government 0$0 9$700

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($112.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($56.18)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($56.18)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($56.18)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($44.94)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($33.71)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($11.24)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($11.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($11.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,000 ($191.01)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($56.18)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($33.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($11.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($78.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($89.89)
    General Support: $2,000 ($22.47)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($33.71)

Solen government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $24,000 ($269.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $19,000 ($213.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,000 ($22.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($33.71)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($157.30)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($22.47)

6.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($21,890 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
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 Burleigh County, ND  1.79% ($14,368 average AGI)


7.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
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 Burleigh County, ND  2.71% ($26,345 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Solen:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLXX (1270 AM; 1 kW; BISMARCK-MANDAN, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Solen:

  • KCND (90.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KACL (98.7 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYYY (92.9 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBYZ (96.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNDR (104.7 FM; MANDAN, ND; Owner: CENTRAL DAKOTA ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KSSS (101.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKCT (97.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQDY (94.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Solen:

  • KBME-TV (Channel 3; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMB-TV (Channel 12; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNDX (Channel 26; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRIME CITIES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBMY (Channel 17; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: KBMY-KMCY, LLC)
  • KFYR-TV (Channel 5; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $524,000Total costs
  • 110Total average daily traffic
  • 11Total average daily truck traffic
  • 150Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Gene A DeJordy, Ne 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 14, Township 132 N, Range 80 W (Lat: 46.261139 Lon: -100.650944), Type: 121.9, Overall height: 118.9 m, Registrant: 4255868700, , 3650 131ST AVE SE, SUITE 400`
  • William J Hackett, Ne 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 14, Township 132 N, Range 80 W (Lat: 46.261139 Lon: -100.650944), Type: 121.9, Overall height: 118.9 m, Registrant: 2027833975, Bill.Hackett@alltel.Com, 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., N.W., #720
  • James E McDonald, Ne 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 14, Township 132 N, Range 80 W (Lat: 46.261139 Lon: -100.650944), Type: 121.9, Overall height: 118.9 m, Registrant: 2027833975, Bill.Hackett@alltel.Com, 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., N.W., #720
  • Mel Yawakie, Se1/4 Se1/4 Nw1/4 Of Section 32, T134n, R80w, Sioux County, North Dakota (Lat: 46.379611 Lon: -100.768778), Type: 90.0, Overall height: 90 m, Registrant: 7018547098, Dwight.Schmitt@standingrocktelecom.Com, 106 FORT YATES
  • Ne 1/4 Sec 25 Township 135n Range 81w (Lat: 46.486667 Lon: -100.799444), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.5 m, Registrant: 8007508212

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Approx 6.8 Miles N Of (Lat: 46.514694 Lon: -100.799833), Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: KNKO633
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.812 MHzGrant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2004, Certifier: Paul H KuziaRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD0ATX, Licensee ID: L01287395, Grant Date: 05/29/2007, Expiration Date: 05/29/2017, Certifier: Charles M Stevens, Registrant: Charles M Stevens, 2845 Co Rd 135, Solen, ND 58570

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

SOLEN CITY OF (Population served: 83, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-05-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2007)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chloramine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-07-2006 to SEP-19-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-07-2006 to SEP-19-2007)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (83%)
  • Electricity (13%)

Solen compared to North Dakota state average:

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