Spiritwood Lake, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 96 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +33.3%
Males: 54  (57.0%)
Females: 42  (43.0%)
Median resident age:  66.7 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58401

Estimated median household income in 2016: $62,420 (it was $43,500 in 2000)
Spiritwood Lake:

$62,420
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $39,237 (it was $24,637 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $188,029 (it was $94,200 in 2000)
Spiritwood Lake:

$188,029
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $221,922; Detached houses: $240,841; Mobile homes: $36,046

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,090.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Spiritwood Lake: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (50.8%), Norwegian (30.8%), Danish (4.6%), Swedish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1450 feet

Land area: 1.08 square miles.

Population density: 89 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Spiritwood Lake:

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spiritwood Lake city:

  • Never married: 10.7%
  • Now married: 75.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
North Dakota:

3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,696 (0.7%)

Spiritwood Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (84.5 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (293.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (647.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wimbledon, ND (2.9 miles ), Courtenay, ND (3.2 miles) , Spiritwood, ND (3.2 miles) , Buchanan, ND (3.5 miles) , Leal, ND (3.5 miles) , Jamestown, ND (3.6 miles ), Pingree, ND (4.1 miles) , Kensal, ND (4.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $57,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $72,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $68,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $175,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.08 N, Longitude: 98.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Spiritwood Lake household income distribution Spiritwood Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.2%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+18.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (24%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Spiritwood Lake, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Spiritwood Lake-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Spiritwood Lake city center caused $2 million in damages.

On 8/23/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spiritwood Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 75% 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 606.9 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 155.2 miles away from Spiritwood Lake center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 202.0 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 145.8 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 120.8 miles away from Spiritwood Lake center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 406.1 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 Stutsman County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 20, Storms: 11, Snows: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spiritwood Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Spiritwood Lake:

  • AVE MARIA VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)
  • ALPHA OPPORTUNITIES-1510 (Hospital, about 13 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)
  • EVENTIDE AT HI-ACRES MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)
  • JAMESTOWN HOSP HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)
  • ALPHA OPPORTUNITIES 112 (Hospital, about 14 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)
  • MEDCENTER ONE SAT - JAMESTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)
  • ANNE CARLSEN CENTER FOR CHILDREN (Hospital, about 14 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spiritwood Lake:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 85 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 87 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 87 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • University of North Dakota (about 92 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • University of Mary (about 106 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 108 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 109 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

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Stutsman 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: 4.8%
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  82.5%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.5%
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:

8.5
North Dakota average:

9.6

Spiritwood Lake travel time to work - commute Spiritwood Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Spiritwood Lake city (based on Stutsman County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,09920
Catholic2,6636
Evangelical Protestant2,65421
Other3052
None7,379-
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
Stutsman County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Stutsman County:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Stutsman County:

29.4%
North Dakota:

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

17.9%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$416
Totals for Government 0$0 6$416

Spiritwood Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($52.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($41.67)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($31.25)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($20.83)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($72.92)

Spiritwood Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($31.25)
    All Other: $1,000 ($10.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($20.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($83.33)
    General Support: $1,000 ($10.42)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($62.50)
    NEC: $1,000 ($10.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($625.00)

5.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,676 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
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  0.84% ($21,451 average AGI)
from Barnes County, ND  0.32% ($38,815)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.28% ($43,333)


6.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,284 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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  1.03% ($28,545 average AGI)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.46% ($29,103)
to Barnes County, ND  0.32% ($34,963)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spiritwood Lake:

  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KQDJ (1400 AM; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KOVC (1490 AM; 1 kW; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spiritwood Lake:

  • KYNU (98.3 FM; CARRINGTON, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXGT (95.5 FM; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQDJ-FM (101.1 FM; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: SIOUX VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPRJ (91.5 FM; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSJZ (93.3 FM; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Spiritwood Lake:

  • KJRR (Channel 7; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KCSI-LP (Channel 32; WINDSOR, ETC., ND; Owner: CABLE SERVICES, INC.)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (49%)
  • Electricity (49%)

Spiritwood Lake compared to North Dakota 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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