Starkweather, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 117 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -25.5%
Males: 62  (53.8%)
Females: 55  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58377

Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,717 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Starkweather:

$57,717
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,020 (it was $12,278 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $27,390 (it was $21,300 in 2000)
Starkweather:

$27,390
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $31,816; Detached houses: $33,095; Mobile homes: $23,249

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,113.

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  • Races in Starkweather, ND (2010)

    Starkweather races chart
    • 9984.6%White alone
    • 119.4%American Indian alone
    • 43.4%Hispanic
    • 32.6%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Starkweather: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (50.0%), Norwegian (15.0%), American (5.0%), Scandinavian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1495 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 835 people per square mile   (low).

Starkweather, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Starkweather:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Starkweather city:

  • Never married: 14.5%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

9 residents are foreign born (7.6% Latin America).

This city:

7.6%
North Dakota:

3.3%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Starkweather, North Dakota as of January 16, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Starkweather to the number of sex offenders is 119 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $202 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $210 (1.0%)

Starkweather satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (143.9 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (359.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (711.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hampden, ND (3.4 miles) , Calio, ND (3.5 miles) , Alsen, ND (3.8 miles) , Maza, ND (3.9 miles) , Munich, ND (3.9 miles ), Cando, ND (3.9 miles ), Egeland, ND (4.0 miles) , Churchs Ferry, ND (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 48.45 N, Longitude: 98.88 W

Area code: 701

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

2.7%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-19.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (22%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (30%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Average climate in Starkweather, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Starkweather-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 49.6 miles away from the Starkweather city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 6/21/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Starkweather-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 77% 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 620.8 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 234.3 miles away from Starkweather center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 294.2 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 227.5 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 207.2 miles away from Starkweather center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 445.3 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 Ramsey County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 23, Storms: 12, Snows: 3, 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).
Starkweather topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Starkweather:

  • TOWNER COUNTY LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CANDO, ND)

airports located in Starkweather:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Starkweather:

  • University of North Dakota (about 92 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Minot State University (about 113 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 128 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • Bismarck State College (about 145 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 145 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 148 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 148 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)

Public high school in Starkweather:

Public elementary/middle school in Starkweather:

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

Ramsey 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: 2.6%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.4%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
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:

6.4
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Starkweather city (based on Ramsey County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,67113
Catholic2,4392
Evangelical Protestant61610
Other1342
None4,591-
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: 3
Ramsey County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Ramsey County:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Ramsey County:

29.3%
North Dakota:

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

13.4%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.0%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Starkweather:

50.0%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Starkweather:

27.0
State:

28.5

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.0
North Dakota:

6.9

General health condition:
Here:

25.0%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

100.0%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Starkweather, 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 2$153
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$337
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$25
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$200
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 0$0 10$915

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($119.66)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($94.02)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($51.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($25.64)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($17.09)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($17.09)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($8.55)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($8.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($170.94)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($111.11)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($34.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($8.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($25.64)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($8.55)
    Rents: $1,000 ($8.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($42.74)
    General Support: $4,000 ($34.19)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($42.74)
    NEC: $1,000 ($8.55)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $39,000 ($333.33)

6.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
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 Benson County, ND  0.99% ($32,478 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.69% ($28,313)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.60% ($27,179)


6.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
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  0.86% ($36,050 average AGI)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.69% ($23,438)
to Benson County, ND  0.64% ($15,367)

Strongest AM radio stations in Starkweather:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNDK (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Starkweather:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Tracy Drunasky, 5th Avenue (8814) (Lat: 48.455028 Lon: -98.877417), Type: 128.0, Structure height: 38071 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 6302218500, Brianm@centralstates.Tower.Com, 323 S. HALE STREET, SUITE 100
  • Jon Reis, ~500 Feet Northwest Of The Intersection Of Highway 20 And 69th Street Ne (Lat: 48.414389 Lon: -98.885889), Type: 128.1, Structure height: 38071 m, Overall height: 128.1 m, Registrant: 5154736256, Jreis@impact7g.Com, 6505 MERLE HAY ROAD Suite- B
  • Karen Stoner, 5th Avenue, Starkweather, Nd 58377 (Lat: 48.455028 Lon: -98.877417), Type: 124.9, Structure height: 38071 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 6302218500, Brianm@centralstates.Tower.Com, 323 S. HALE STREET, SUITE 100
  • JOHN MONDAY, ~500 Feet Northwest Of The Intersection Of Highway 20 And 69th Street Ne (Lat: 48.414389 Lon: -98.885889), Type: 126.5, Structure height: 38071 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 5154736256, Jreis@impact7g.Com, 6505 MERLE HAY ROAD Suite- B
  • JOHN MONDAY, ~500 Feet Northwest Of The Intersection Of Highway 20 And 69th Street Ne (Lat: 48.414389 Lon: -98.885889), Type: 126.5, Structure height: 38071 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 8556997073, Fccmw@att.Com, 3300 E. RENNER ROAD, B3132, Phone: (YOU) NGB-LOOD
  • Jacob T Chapman, ~500 Feet Northwest Of The Intersection Of Highway 20 And 69th Street Ne (Lat: 48.414389 Lon: -98.885889), Type: 126.5, Structure height: 38071 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: 6782656770, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, 10 PRESIDENTIAL WAY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 48.447778 Lon: -98.875139, Call Sign: WPZS647
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.705 MHzGrant Date: 03/04/2004, Expiration Date: 03/04/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2014, Certifier: Kim G BurtRegistrant: Professional Licensing Consultants Inc, Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996
  • 7363 77th Avenue Ne (Lat: 48.481111 Lon: -98.993056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.1 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQAD362
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.555 MHzGrant Date: 05/10/2004, Expiration Date: 05/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2012, Certifier: William J HartlRegistrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 48.453278 Lon: -98.977194, Call Sign: WQUJ656
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.915 MHz, 159.630 MHzGrant Date: 07/28/2014, Expiration Date: 07/28/2024, Certifier: John H AndersonRegistrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 13486 , Serial Number: 17262787, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/08/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Joel M Anderson, 6690 75th Ave Ne, Starkweather, ND 58377
  • Aircraft: SNOW 600-S2C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1664S , Serial Number: 600-1237D, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Joel M Anderson, 6690 75th Ave Ne, Starkweather, ND 58377
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-25-235 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7720Z , Serial Number: 25-3886, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Joel M Anderson, 6690 75th Ave Ne, Starkweather, ND 58377

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (53%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)

Starkweather compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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