St. John, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 360 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 
Males: 157  (43.9%)
Females: 203  (56.1%)
Median resident age:  30.4 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58369.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,052 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
St. John:

$27,052
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,559 (it was $12,294 in 2000)

St. John city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,222 (it was $31,700 in 2000)
St. John:

$62,222
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $90,851; Detached houses: $92,713; Mobile homes: $84,104

Median gross rent in 2012: $275.

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St. John races chart
  • American Indian alone - 224 (65.7%)
  • White alone - 77 (22.6%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (9.4%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)

Races in St. John detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in St. John: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French Canadian (24.5%), French (24.2%), German (8.1%), Irish (2.9%), Norwegian (2.9%), Polish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1950 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,224 people per square mile   (low).

St. John,ND real estate house value index trend

St. John, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in St. John:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. John city:

  • Never married: 43.2%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $729 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $800 (1.5%)

St. John satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (155.5 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (409.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (761.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rolla, ND (2.7 miles ), Belcourt, ND (2.7 miles ), Green Acres, ND (2.7 miles ), Shell Valley, ND (3.5 miles ), Hansboro, ND (3.9 miles) , East Dunseith, ND (3.9 miles ), Dunseith, ND (4.3 miles ), Perth, ND (4.4 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000

Latitude: 48.94 N, Longitude: 99.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

St. John household income distribution St. John home values distribution

Crime rates in St. John (2009):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 burglary (282.5 per 100,000)
  • 1 larceny count (282.5 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 31.4 (higher means more crime, US average = 279.7)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.82
North Dakota average:

1.95
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

17.2%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-6.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Secondary school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in St. John: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in St. John, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

St. John-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/7/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the St. John city center injured 3 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/20/1965, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. John-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 599.7 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 284.4 miles away from St. John center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 327.5 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 277.1 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 439.7 miles away from St. John center
On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 231.6 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 Rolette County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 10, Snows: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. John topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. John:

  • Minot State University (about 88 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • University of North Dakota (about 141 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Bismarck State College (about 156 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 161 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 173 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 196 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 199 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

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

Rolette 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 2012: 25.7%
(1.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.6% for American Indian residents, 12.5% 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:  55.1%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

St. John compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

St. John travel time to work - commute St. John mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. John city (based on Rolette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 104.68%
Here: 104.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents83.1%8.5%1.7%1.6%1.2%
Congregations26.7%23.3%3.3%3.3%10.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents1.0%0.9%0.5%0.5%1.1%
Congregations6.7%3.3%3.3%3.3%16.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Rolette County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rolette County:

37.6%
North Dakota:

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

23.5%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)
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 5$20
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$150
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$218
Financial Administration 0$0 1$350
Totals for Government 0$0 8$738

St. John government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $68,000 ($188.89)
    Water Utilities: $57,000 ($158.33)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($86.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($52.78)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($16.67)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($13.89)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($11.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $27,000 ($75.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($66.67)

St. John government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $28,000 ($77.78)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($50.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $46,000 ($127.78)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($11.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $46,000 ($127.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000 ($97.22)
    General Support: $9,000 ($25.00)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($27.78)
    Total General Sales: $8,000 ($22.22)
    NEC: $4,000 ($11.11)

St. John government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $399,000 ($1108.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $399,000 ($1108.33)

St. John government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($27.78)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

4.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
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 Ward County, ND  0.73% ($21,438 average AGI)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.59% ($15,615)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.46% ($23,500)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,005 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Ward County, ND  0.64% ($16,750 average AGI)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.55% ($19,208)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.53% ($17,609)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. John:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KZZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; RUGBY, ND; Owner: RUGBY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. John:

  • KEYA (88.5 FM; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: KEYA, INC.)
  • KBTO (101.9 FM; BOTTINEAU, ND; Owner: PROGRAMMERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K261BA (100.1 FM; ROLLA, ND; Owner: STANDEF BROADCASTING CORP. OF ND)

TV broadcast stations around St. John:

  • K51EX (Channel 51; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K53DH (Channel 53; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K57EY (Channel 57; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K61EF (Channel 61; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K63ER (Channel 63; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K65FE (Channel 65; TURTLE MOUNTAIN INDI, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICE)
  • K55FH (Channel 55; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)
  • K59DM (Channel 59; BELCOURT, ND; Owner: SCHINDLER COMMUNITY TV SERVICES)

St. John fatal accident list:

Mar 26, 1976 02:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in St. John)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
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