Sykeston, North Dakota

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Population in 2017: 111 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -27.5%
Males: 61  (55.5%)
Females: 50  (44.5%)
Median resident age:

47.2 years
North Dakota median age:

35.0 years

Zip code: 58486

Estimated median household income in 2016: $66,268 (it was $21,500 in 2000)
Sykeston:

$66,268
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $33,439 (it was $11,342 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $69,262 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Sykeston:

$69,262
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $84,264; detached houses: $83,708

Median gross rent in 2016: $448.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sykeston: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.2%
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  • Races in Sykeston, ND (2010)
    • 11598.3%White alone
    • 10.9%Asian alone
    • 10.9%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (47.3%), Norwegian (21.8%), German Russian (9.1%), Czech (5.5%), American (3.6%), Swedish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1638 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 296 people per square mile   (very low).

Sykeston, North Dakota map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
North Dakota:

3.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $464 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $424 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (79.0 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (340.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (694.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Cathay, ND (2.5 miles),
Carrington, ND (3.6 miles ),
Bowdon, ND (3.8 miles),
Fessenden, ND (4.1 miles ),
New Rockford, ND (4.4 miles ),
Hamberg, ND (4.6 miles),
Woodworth, ND (4.8 miles),
Pettibone, ND (5.0 miles)

Latitude: 47.46 N, Longitude: 99.40 W

Area code: 701

Distribution of median household income in Sykeston, ND in 2016
Distribution of house value in Sykeston, ND in 2016

Sykeston satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
North Dakota:

3.0%
Most common industries in Sykeston, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Food (15.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.8%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (9.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (9.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.8%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Repair & maintenance (25.0%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (15.0%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Food (10.0%)
  • Fuel dealers (10.0%)
  • Warehousing & storage (10.0%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.6%)
  • Food (19.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (19.4%)
  • Social assistance (12.9%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (6.5%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (6.5%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
Most common occupations in Sykeston, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Child care workers (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (25.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (20.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (10.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.9%)
  • Child care workers (12.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)

Average climate in Sykeston, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sykeston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 30% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/1/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Sykeston city center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/15/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sykeston-area historical earthquake activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 72% 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 576.0 miles away from Sykeston 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 202.3 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 224.8 miles away from Sykeston center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 192.7 miles away from Sykeston center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 385.7 miles away from Sykeston center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 462.5 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 Wells County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 9, Snows: 4, 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).
Sykeston topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sykeston:

  • 4TH CORPORATION-CARRINGTON (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CARRINGTON, ND)
  • PRESENTATION HOSPICE OF CARRINGTON HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CARRINGTON, ND)
  • GOLDEN ACRES MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CARRINGTON, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sykeston:

  • Bismarck State College (about 81 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 82 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Minot State University (about 104 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • University of North Dakota (about 113 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 129 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 131 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 131 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Sykeston Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Elizabeth Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Wells 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 Sykeston and their reported violations in the past:

SYKESTON CITY OF (Population served: 117, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

1.8 people
North Dakota:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.4%
Whole state:

60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.4%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Sykeston:

Marital status in Sykeston, ND
  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 16.0%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

For population 25 years and over in Sykeston:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
North Dakota average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sykeston, ND (based on Wells County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,5259
Evangelical Protestant1,19216
Catholic9734
None517-
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: 7
This county:

16.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

9.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

21.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.5%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 0$0 1$200
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$200
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$208
Financial Administration 0$0 1$450
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,058

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $28,000 ($252.25)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($189.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($189.19)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($180.18)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($45.05)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($45.05)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($36.04)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($18.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($9.01)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($9.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $91,000 ($819.82)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($198.20)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($45.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($9.01)
    Other: $1,000 ($9.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($135.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($9.01)
    Rents: $1,000 ($9.01)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($9.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $29,000 ($261.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($135.14)
    General Local Government Support: $7,000 ($63.06)
    Other: $1,000 ($9.01)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($54.05)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($9.01)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $100,000 ($900.90)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sykeston:

  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KDAK (1600 AM; 1 kW; CARRINGTON, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHND (1470 AM; 1 kW; HARVEY, ND; Owner: THREE WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sykeston:

  • KYNU (98.3 FM; CARRINGTON, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.2mTotal length
  • 1,510Total average daily traffic
  • 413Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,510Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 450 58th Ave Se (108014) (Lat: 47.345833 Lon: -99.294444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 78.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN782
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 15.483 Km S (Lat: 47.345833 Lon: -99.294722), Type: 81.9, Overall height: 78.9 m, Registrant: Dakota Central Telecommunications Cooperative, Rhill@daktel.Com, , 299 Carri-ngton, Phone: (701) 652-3184

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 3 Mi W & 4 Mi S (Lat: 47.418611 Lon: -99.485111), Type: Building, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: KNAS580,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.620 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2011, Expiration Date: 03/05/2021, Registrant: Electronic Communications, Bismarck, ND 58501, Phone: (701) 258-7698, Fax: (701) 223-4200, Email:
  • 8 1/2 Mi S & 5 Mi E (Lat: 47.341389 Lon: -99.287333), Call Sign: KNBQ393, Licensee ID: L00081165,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.450 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/1996, Expiration Date: 11/03/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2002, Registrant: Rosenau Equipment Inc, Carrington, ND 58421, Phone: (701) 652-3144
  • 1.5 Mi W (Lat: 47.452778 Lon: -99.431778), Call Sign: KNEQ421,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.450 MHz, 466.450 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023, Registrant: Jamestown Communications Inc., 2703 Hwy 281 S., Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:
  • 5720 2nd St. Ne (Lat: 47.385417 Lon: -99.450278), Call Sign: WQUT346,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.837 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/2014, Expiration Date: 10/04/2024, Certifier: Tyron Unruh, Registrant: Jamestown Communications, Inc., 2703 Hwy 281 So, Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:
  • 145 53rd Ave Se (Lat: 47.389500 Lon: -99.416750), Call Sign: WQYB631,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.362 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2016, Expiration Date: 08/09/2026, Certifier: Robert Marcotte, Registrant: Jamestown Communications, Inc., 2703 Hwy 281 So, Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:
  • 113 Anson Ave Ne (Lat: 47.465278 Lon: -99.397722), Call Sign: WQZP744,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.587 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2017, Expiration Date: 06/29/2027, Certifier: Derek Beckley, Registrant: Jamestown Communications, Inc., 2703 Hwy 281 So, Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 5mi E And 9.5mi S Of Sykeston (Lat: 47.341361 Lon: -99.287333), Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KFZ45,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1990.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/1966, Expiration Date: 04/01/1983, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000, Registrant: Kxmc-Tv Inc, Box 1686, Minot, ND 58702

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC0RZN, Licensee ID: L00839092, Grant Date: 02/25/2014, Expiration Date: 03/30/2024, Certifier: Todd P Hafner, Registrant: Todd P Hafner, 343 49th Ave Ne, Sykeston, ND 58486

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3928X , Serial Number: 28R-7535355, Year manufactured: 1975, Certificate Issue Date: 02/18/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Ness Thomas P Van, 131 Anson Ave Ne, Sykeston, ND 58486
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9578S , Serial Number: 320, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/19/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 757 53rd Ave Se, Sykeston, ND 58486

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sykeston, ND
  • 75.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.9%Electricity
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sykeston, ND
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 17.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Sykeston compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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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