Upham, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 144 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 88  (61.3%)
Females: 56  (38.7%)
Median resident age:  36.3 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58789

Estimated median household income in 2016: $40,274 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Upham:

$40,274
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,281 (it was $11,187 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $36,483 (it was $14,600 in 2000)
Upham:

$36,483
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $42,188; Detached houses: $43,053; Mobile homes: $25,088

Median gross rent in 2016: $855.

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  • Races in Upham, ND (2010)

    Upham races chart
    • 12596.2%White alone
    • 21.5%Two or more races
    • 10.8%Black alone
    • 10.8%American Indian alone
    • 10.8%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Upham: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.7%), Norwegian (27.6%), Italian (13.8%), Icelander (5.7%), American (2.3%), Finnish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1445 feet

Land area: 0.32 square miles.

Population density: 445 people per square mile   (low).

Upham, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Upham:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Upham city:

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
North Dakota:

3.3%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Upham, North Dakota as of January 22, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Upham to the number of sex offenders is 191 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $338 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $342 (1.0%)

Upham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (122.3 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (432.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (786.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kramer, ND (2.8 miles) , Bantry, ND (2.8 miles) , Newburg, ND (3.5 miles) , Gardena, ND (3.6 miles) , Deering, ND (4.4 miles) , Willow City, ND (4.5 miles ), Bottineau, ND (4.6 miles ), Maxbass, ND (4.6 miles) .

Latitude: 48.58 N, Longitude: 100.73 W

Area code: 701

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

3.2%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -49 (-24.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (22%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Average climate in Upham, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Upham-area historical tornado activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/26/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the Upham city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/5/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 55.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Upham-area historical earthquake activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 69% 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 547.1 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 298.6 miles away from Upham center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 389.8 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 308.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 546.3 miles away from Upham center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 696.6 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McHenry County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 22, Storms: 13, Snows: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Upham topographic map

airports located in Upham:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Upham:

  • Minot State University (about 36 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 122 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 129 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of North Dakota (about 175 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 213 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 217 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 220 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)

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

McHenry 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: 15.6%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.7%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Upham (2011 data):

  • Western State Bank: Upham Branch at # 3 C Avenue South, branch established on 1965/02/03. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $488.8 mil, Deposits: $427.5 mil, headquarters in Devils Lake, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Western State Agency, Inc., Employee Stock Ownership Plan And Trust

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Upham city (based on McHenry County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,79416
Catholic1,3705
Evangelical Protestant4987
Other3-
None730-
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
McHenry County:

5.76 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
McHenry County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

11.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
McHenry County:

27.9%
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
Financial Administration 1$1,350$16,2000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$217
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$527
Water Supply 0$0 2$939
Totals for Government 1$1,350$16,2008$1,683

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

  • Construction - General: $6,000 ($41.67)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($159.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($90.28)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($76.39)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($34.72)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($27.78)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($27.78)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($20.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($6.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $32,000 ($222.22)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($97.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($6.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($27.78)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($13.89)
    Rents: $1,000 ($6.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($277.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($76.39)
    General Support: $5,000 ($34.72)
    All Other: $3,000 ($20.83)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($48.61)
    NEC: $1,000 ($6.94)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $79,000 ($548.61)

6.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,079 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
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 Ward County, ND  2.13% ($36,188 average AGI)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,504 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
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 Ward County, ND  2.59% ($34,345 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.45% ($34,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Upham:

  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; RUGBY, ND; Owner: RUGBY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Upham:

  • KBTO (101.9 FM; BOTTINEAU, ND; Owner: PROGRAMMERS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Upham:

  • KXMC-TV (Channel 13; MINOT, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Upham)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Block 4 2nd Addition (Lat: 48.580556 Lon: -100.734306), Call Sign: KFG306, Licensee ID: L00082671
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.115 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022Registrant: Mchenry County, 407 S Main Rm 201, Towner, ND 58788, Phone: (701) 537-5724, Fax: (701) 537-5969
  • Blk 4 2nd Addition (Lat: 48.580556 Lon: -100.734306), Call Sign: WCG460, Licensee ID: L00082671
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.775 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022Registrant: Mchenry County, 407 S Main Rm 201, Towner, ND 58788, Phone: (701) 537-5724, Fax: (701) 537-5969


FAA Registered Aircraft:

22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Upham)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Upham and their reported violations in the past:

UPHAM CITY OF (Population served: 130, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2010)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)

Upham compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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