Strasburg, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 402 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -26.8%
Males: 206  (51.4%)
Females: 196  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  60.8 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58573.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,451 (it was $25,417 in 2000)
Strasburg:

$43,451
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,095 (it was $15,186 in 2000)

Strasburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,362 (it was $29,200 in 2000)
Strasburg:

$66,362
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $56,905; Detached houses: $60,535; Mobile homes: $22,425

Median gross rent in 2012: $394.

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  • White alone - 407 (99.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.2%)

Races in Strasburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Strasburg: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (56.5%), Russian (12.8%), Dutch (10.4%), Norwegian (7.9%), Irish (3.3%), English (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1804 feet

Land area: 0.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,335 people per square mile   (low).

Strasburg,ND real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Strasburg:

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Strasburg city:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,044 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $943 (1.8%)

Strasburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (55.5 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (343.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (687.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Linton, ND (3.2 miles ), Hague, ND (3.3 miles) , Pollock, SD (4.2 miles ), Zeeland, ND (4.4 miles) , Herreid, SD (4.6 miles ), Fort Yates, ND (4.8 miles ), Artas, SD (4.9 miles) , Cannon Ball, ND (4.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $140,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.13 N, Longitude: 100.16 W

Area code: 701

Strasburg household income distribution Strasburg home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-1.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (49%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (27%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)

Work and jobs in Strasburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Strasburg, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Strasburg-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.7 miles away from the Strasburg city center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Strasburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 66% 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 521.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 137.7 miles away from Strasburg center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 200.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 372.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 310.3 miles away from Strasburg center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 311.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Emmons County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Snows: 4, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Strasburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Lawrence Welk - (1903-1992), bandleader, Toby Roth - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Strasburg:

  • STRASBURG NURSING HOME (409 S 3RD ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Strasburg:

  • LINTON HOSPITAL - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; LINTON, ND)

Airports located in Strasburg:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Strasburg:

  • University of Mary (about 50 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,854)
  • Bismarck State College (about 57 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • Northern State University (about 94 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Minot State University (about 156 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 169 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 170 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 170 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

Public high school in Strasburg:

Public elementary/middle school in Strasburg:

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Notable location: Strasburg Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Lawrence WELK Birthplace (Historical Places & Services; 845 88th Street Southeast).

Emmons 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 Strasburg and their reported violations in the past:

STRASBURG CITY OF (Population served: 409, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Strasburg that have no violations reported:

  • STATE LINE WATER COOP INC (Population served: 386, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.6%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.7%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
69 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Strasburg compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Strasburg (2011 data):

  • Strasburg State Bank: at 720 Main St, branch established on 1958/11/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $54.3 mil, Deposits: $49.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Strasburg Banshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Strasburg city (based on Emmons County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 99.47%
Here: 99.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaReformed Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents67.6%12.2%4.7%4.4%11.2%
Congregations35.3%11.8%11.8%11.8%29.4%
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: 4
Emmons County:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Emmons County:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Emmons County:

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

14.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Emmons County:

26.4%
North Dakota:

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

15.1%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,299$27,5880$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$102
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,200
Streets and Highways 1$3,223$38,6761$524
Totals for Government 2$5,522$33,1328$1,826

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($109.45)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($101.99)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($74.63)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($44.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($32.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($19.90)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($17.41)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($7.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($47.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $47,000 ($116.92)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $91,000 ($226.37)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($17.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($101.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $28,000 ($69.65)
    General Support: $24,000 ($59.70)
  • Tax - Property: $123,000 ($305.97)
    Total General Sales: $3,000 ($7.46)

Strasburg government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $320,000 ($796.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $250,000 ($621.89)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $70,000 ($174.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $215,000 ($534.83)

4.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,548 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
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 Burleigh County, ND  1.18% ($39,125 average AGI)


4.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
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 Burleigh County, ND  1.84% ($37,280 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Strasburg:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOLY (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOBRIDGE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Strasburg:

  • KCND (90.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYYY (92.9 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KACL (98.7 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBYZ (96.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Strasburg:

  • KBME-TV (Channel 3; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMB-TV (Channel 12; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Strasburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 17.7 Km Sw (Lat: 46.070833 Lon: -100.378444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Overall height: 38 m, Call Sign: KYL933, Licensee ID: L00001523
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.425 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/24/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2011, Certifier: David P Schmitz
    Registrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 E Interstate Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501, Phone: (701) 223-0441, Fax: (701) 224-5322
  • 307 Ave F North (Lat: 46.135833 Lon: -100.160000), Call Sign: WQKQ624, Licensee ID: L01511180
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.825 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/2009, Expiration Date: 08/13/2019, Certifier: Mark Voller
    Registrant: Mark Voller, 307 Ave F North, Strasburg, ND 58573, Phone: (701) 336-7826, Email:
  • 8880 11th Avenue S E (Lat: 46.133528 Lon: -100.148333), Call Sign: WQOJ606
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.912 MHz, 451.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Certifier: Gerard Schwab
    Registrant: National License, 938 3rd Avenue Nw, Carmel, IN 46032, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WESTFIELD, 11 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 46.070806 Lon: -100.378444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WBD221
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, 6695.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/14/2010, Expiration Date: 06/30/2020
    Registrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 East Interstate Ave, Bismarck, ND 58503, Phone: (701) 557-5672, Fax: (701) 557-5322, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K0JIM, Licensee ID: L00250022
    Grant Date: 08/28/2007, Expiration Date: 11/25/2017, Certifier: James M Hanson
    Registrant: James M Hanson, 405 1st Street South, Strasburg, ND 58573

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5770G , Serial Number: 15071270, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Jim A Voller, 1310 89th St Se, Strasburg, ND 58573
  • Aircraft: ROTH ANTON JR RNS S6ES COYOTE II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6231G , Serial Number: 0292269, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Anton Jr Roth, Rr 1 Po Box 72, Strasburg, ND 58573

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Strasburg, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2578.8 years
Anton1680.1 years
Mary1687.5 years
Peter1576.3 years
Joseph1377.4 years
Frank1179.4 years
Barbara1083.9 years
Anna987.6 years
Margaret987.2 years
Leo975.6 years
Most common last names in Strasburg, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Feist2277.8 years
Baumgartner1477.8 years
Scherr1481.3 years
Bosch1377.5 years
Volk1379.8 years
Zacher1279.0 years
Wagner1278.0 years
Fischer1179.7 years
Mattern984.8 years
Lipp880.5 years

Strasburg on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008"
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