Spiritwood, North Dakota

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Population in 2010: 18.
Males: (50.0%)
Females: (50.0%)
Median resident age:

57.8 years
North Dakota median age:

35.4 years

Zip code: 58481

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,492
Spiritwood:

$60,492
ND:

$61,843

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,920

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $182,157
Spiritwood:

$182,157
ND:

$194,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $161,968; detached houses: $174,949; townhouses or other attached units: $131,647; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,053; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $208,320; mobile homes: $40,823
March 2019 cost of living index in Spiritwood: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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Ancestries: German (100.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1475 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (79.8 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (285.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (639.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Jamestown, ND (3.2 miles ),
Spiritwood Lake, ND (3.2 miles),
Ypsilanti, ND (3.3 miles),
Sanborn, ND (3.6 miles),
Leal, ND (3.8 miles),
Wimbledon, ND (4.0 miles ),
Rogers, ND (4.1 miles),
Montpelier, ND (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 46.94 N, Longitude: 98.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Tornado activity:

Spiritwood-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the Spiritwood place center caused $2 million in damages.

On 8/23/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spiritwood-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 608.6 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 146.4 miles away from Spiritwood center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 193.4 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 136.7 miles away from Spiritwood 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 111.2 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 405.2 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Spiritwood:

  • EVENTIDE AT HI-ACRES MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)
  • ALPHA OPPORTUNITIES-1510 (Hospital, about 10 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)
  • AVE MARIA VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)
  • ALPHA OPPORTUNITIES 112 (Hospital, about 10 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)
  • JAMESTOWN HOSP HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)
  • MEDCENTER ONE SAT - JAMESTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)
  • ANNE CARLSEN CENTER FOR CHILDREN (Hospital, about 11 miles away; JAMESTOWN, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spiritwood:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 80 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 82 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 82 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • University of North Dakota (about 96 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 101 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Northern State University (about 103 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • University of Mary (about 108 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)

Points of interest:

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Tourist attraction: National Audubon Society (Recreation Areas; 2646 90th Avenue Southeast).

Stutsman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

CARGILL MALT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-20-2012 to JUN-28-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2009)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
SPORTSMANS BAR (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-29-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2013)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

1.6 people
North Dakota:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

36.4%
Whole state:

60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

27.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Spiritwood:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Spiritwood:

  • High school or higher: 50.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
North Dakota average:

9.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Spiritwood, ND (based on Stutsman County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
North Dakota:

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

11.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Stutsman County:

7.7%
State:

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%

5.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,012 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
North Dakota average:

9.36%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cass County, ND  1.01% ($44,409 average AGI)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.42% ($45,405)
to Barnes County, ND  0.23% ($44,950)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spiritwood:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Spiritwood:

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

TV broadcast stations around Spiritwood:

  • 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.7mTotal length
  • 16,800Total average daily traffic
  • 3,192Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Spiritwood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 46.934583 Lon: -98.482667, Call Sign: KNFT933,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.695 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2012, Expiration Date: 06/25/2022, Certifier: Robert C Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8926, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Burlington Northern Rr Bldg (Lat: 46.934722 Lon: -98.479528), Call Sign: WNQC842,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.475 MHz, 462.475 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2003, Expiration Date: 12/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2010, Certifier: Robert C Leeham, Registrant: The Burlington Northern And Santa Fe Railway Company, 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4613, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Spiritwood - HBD, Bnsf Ls26 Mp87.4 - Hbd (Lat: 46.934944 Lon: -98.459694), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQJD598,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2018, Expiration Date: 08/01/2028, Certifier: Robert Leedham, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • MS03NP243, 900 Nw From Intersect Of Interstate Rt 94 & Unnamed Road (Nd20236-A) (Lat: 46.894611 Lon: -98.483056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.9 m, Overall height: 105.8 m, Call Sign: WQVX630,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11525.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 06/09/2015, Expiration Date: 06/09/2025, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • Spiritwood, 3319 94th Avenue Se - Spiritwood Mw (Lat: 46.934583 Lon: -98.482667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: KVY52,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2011, Expiration Date: 11/22/2020, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4015, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • STATION, Ladish-Spiritwood Substation (Lat: 46.927194 Lon: -98.500083), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WEH842,
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.750 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2010, Expiration Date: 02/19/2021, Phone: (218) 739-8531

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Spiritwood, ND
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Spiritwood compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • 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 rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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