Sykeston, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 116 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -24.2%
Males: 56  (48.6%)
Females: 60  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  53.9 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58486

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,451 (it was $21,500 in 2000)
Sykeston:

$43,451
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,351 (it was $11,342 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,874 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Sykeston:

$38,874
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $45,503; Detached houses: $45,503

Median gross rent in 2012: $369.

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  • White alone - 115 (98.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.9%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sykeston: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (50.5%), Norwegian (16.8%), Irish (8.9%), Scottish (3.0%), Czech (2.0%), English (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1638 feet

Land area: 0.38 square miles.

Population density: 309 people per square mile   (very low).

Sykeston, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Sykeston:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sykeston city:

  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 17.3%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
North Dakota:  2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $414 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $350 (0.8%)

Sykeston satellite photo by USGS

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

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

4.8%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -12 (-7.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (59%)
  • Wholesale trade (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (25%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Child care workers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)

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 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 202.3 miles away from Sykeston 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 the city 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 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 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 (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 8, 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)

Public high school in Sykeston:

Public elementary/middle school in Sykeston:

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.4%
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

Sykeston compared to North Dakota 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 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sykeston city (based on Wells County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 86.63%
Here: 86.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchNorth American Baptist ConferenceOther
Adherents36.9%35.9%8.3%5.9%13.1%
Congregations33.3%16.7%16.7%6.7%26.7%
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
Wells County:

16.42 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

9.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

21.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Wells County:

28.5%
North Dakota:

27.6%
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

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,000 ($129.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($120.69)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($103.45)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($34.48)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($25.86)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($17.24)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($8.62)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($8.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($8.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $26,000 ($224.14)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($86.21)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($34.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $23,000 ($198.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($25.86)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($17.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $17,000 ($146.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($60.34)
    General Support: $4,000 ($34.48)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($51.72)
    NEC: $1,000 ($8.62)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $174,000 ($1500.00)

5.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,327 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
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 Cass County, ND  0.55% ($21,700 average AGI)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,071 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
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  0.72% ($48,308 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.61% ($31,545)

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.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 15.483 Km S (Lat: 47.345833 Lon: -99.294722), Type: 81.9, Overall height: 78.9 m
    Registrant: 7016523184, Rhill@daktel.Com

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 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

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: 03/30/2004, Expiration Date: 03/30/2014, Certifier: Todd P Hafner
    Registrant: Todd P Hafner, 343 49th Ave Ne, Sykeston, ND 58486

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: DOERING MIKE COZY (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 154MD , Serial Number: 154MD, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1994
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John Williams, Po Box 325, Sykeston, ND 58486, Other Owners: Mary Williams
  • Aircraft: GATES LEAR JET 24E (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds, Speed: 182 mph), Engine: GE CJ610-5&6 (2780 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 24FW , Serial Number: 329, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/27/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Fr Louden-Hans Dr Flisk, 130 Anson Ave, Sykeston, ND 58486
  • 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: 8843L , Serial Number: 25-5354, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 05/04/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Larry J Polries, 153 53rd Ave Se, Sykeston, ND 58486

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
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