Starkweather, North Dakota

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Population in 2017: 116 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -26.1%
Males: 61  (52.9%)
Females: 55  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
North Dakota median age:

35.4 years

Zip code: 58377

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,381 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Starkweather:

$51,381
ND:

$61,843

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,522 (it was $12,278 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $60,719 (it was $21,300 in 2000)
Starkweather:

$60,719
ND:

$194,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $33,099; detached houses: $35,146; mobile homes: $28,145

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,126.

March 2019 cost of living index in Starkweather: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.6%
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  • Races in Starkweather, ND (2010)
    • 9984.6%White alone
    • 119.4%American Indian alone
    • 43.4%Hispanic
    • 32.6%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (54.0%), Norwegian (17.5%), American (6.3%), Danish (1.6%), Finnish (1.6%), Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1495 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 828 people per square mile   (low).

Starkweather, North Dakota map

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

This city:

7.6%
North Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $209 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $223 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Starkweather, ND in 2017
Distribution of house value in Starkweather, ND in 2017

Starkweather satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
North Dakota:

3.0%
Most common industries in Starkweather, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (19.3%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
  • Rail transportation (6.0%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.2%)
  • Rail transportation (10.2%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (8.2%)
  • Gasoline stations (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (8.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (32.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (14.7%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Starkweather, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.3%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (7.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (8.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Teachers, secondary school (11.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (8.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5.9%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)

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 Starkweather 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 the city 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 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 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:

See full list of schools located in Starkweather

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Starkweather:

Marital status in Starkweather, ND
  • Never married: 14.9%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

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
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
North Dakota average:

9.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Starkweather, ND (based on Ramsey County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

8.1%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.3%
State:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ramsey 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
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$25
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$200
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$337
Totals for Government 0$0 10$915

Starkweather government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($189.66)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($60.34)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($51.72)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($25.86)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($25.86)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($17.24)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($8.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,000 ($94.83)

Starkweather government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($137.93)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($25.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $3,000 ($25.86)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($8.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($86.21)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($77.59)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($25.86)

Starkweather government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $74,000 ($637.93)

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
North Dakota average:

8.08%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Benson County, ND  0.92% ($28,068 average AGI)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.50% ($43,958)
from Cass County, ND  0.48% ($39,739)


6.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,453 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
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  0.93% ($61,600 average AGI)
to Benson County, ND  0.74% ($30,861)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.68% ($43,394)

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:

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  • Tracy Drunasky, 5th Avenue (8814) (Lat: 48.455028 Lon: -98.877417), Type: 128.0, Structure height: 38071 m, Overall height: 121.9 m, Registrant: Minnesota Towers Holdings, LLC, Brianm@centralstates.Tower.Com, , Wheat-on, Phone: (630) 221-8500
  • 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: Impact7g, Inc., Jreis@impact7g.Com, Suite B, Johns-ton, Phone: (515) 473-6256
  • 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, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: Minnesota Towers Holdings, LLC, Brianm@centralstates.Tower.Com, , Wheat-on, Phone: (630) 221-8500
  • 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, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: At&t Mobility Services, LLC, Ms9554@att.Com, Suite 350, Bloom-ington, Phone: (952) 656-9173
  • 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: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC, Fccmw@att.Com, , Richa-rdson, Phone: (855) 699-7073
  • 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: American Towers, LLC, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (678) 265-6770

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 48.447778 Lon: -98.875139, Call Sign: WPZS647,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.705 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2004, Expiration Date: 03/04/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2014, Certifier: Kim G Burt, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2004, Expiration Date: 05/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2012, Certifier: William J Hartl, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2014, Expiration Date: 07/28/2024, Certifier: John H Anderson, Registrant: 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, Certificate Issue Date: 10/11/2011
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/03/2012
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/08/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Joel M Anderson, 6690 75th Ave Ne, Starkweather, ND 58377

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Starkweather, ND
  • 54.8%Electricity
  • 32.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Starkweather, ND
  • 88.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 5.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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