Walcott, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 235 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.3%
Males: 117  (50.2%)
Females: 118  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  31.6 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years

Zip code: 58077

Estimated median household income in 2016: $71,826 (it was $36,458 in 2000)
Walcott:

$71,826
ND:

$60,656

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,861 (it was $16,173 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $111,021 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Walcott:

$111,021
ND:

$184,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $124,420; Detached houses: $136,910; Mobile homes: $76,729

Median gross rent in 2016: $514.

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  • Races in Walcott, ND (2010)

    Walcott races chart
    • 22194.0%White alone
    • 62.6%Hispanic
    • 41.7%Two or more races
    • 20.9%Black alone
    • 20.9%Other race alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Walcott: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (47.2%), German (23.1%), Scandinavian (6.5%), Danish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 230 people per square mile   (very low).

Walcott, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Walcott:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walcott city:

  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 74.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
North Dakota:

1.9%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Walcott, North Dakota as of January 18, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Walcott to the number of sex offenders is 257 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,382 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,457 (1.3%)

Walcott satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (23.2 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (208.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (562.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Colfax, ND (2.5 miles) , Christine, ND (2.6 miles) , Kindred, ND (2.8 miles ), Wolverton, MN (3.1 miles) , Oxbow, ND (3.3 miles ), Comstock, MN (3.5 miles) , Abercrombie, ND (3.5 miles ), Davenport, ND (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.55 N, Longitude: 96.94 W

Area code: 701

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

2.4%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Average climate in Walcott, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Walcott-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/2/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Walcott city center killed 2 people and injured 19 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Walcott-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.5 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 67.9 miles away from Walcott center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 677.4 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) earthquake occurred 201.1 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 52.7 miles away from Walcott center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 204.6 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 Richland County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 26, Storms: 13, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Walcott topographic map

airports located in Walcott:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walcott:

  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 24 miles; Moorhead, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 24 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 25 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 25 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 89 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • University of North Dakota (about 96 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)

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Notable location: Walcott - Colfax Fire Protection District Walcott Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Richland 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: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.2%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
North Dakota average:

9.6

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

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Religion statistics for Walcott city (based on Richland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,4237
Mainline Protestant4,34521
Evangelical Protestant2,84216
Other1451
None4,566-
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
Richland County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Richland County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

7.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

27.3%
North Dakota:

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

14.9%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.2%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.8%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Walcott:

29.0
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Walcott:

19.7%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.1%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Walcott:

6.9
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Walcott:

41.9%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.0%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Walcott:

80.4%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Walcott, 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 1$200
Sewerage 0$0 1$200
Water Supply 0$0 1$200
Totals for Government 0$0 3$600

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($85.11)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($42.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($34.04)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($21.28)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($17.02)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($8.51)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($4.26)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($4.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($4.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $24,000 ($102.13)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($42.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $30,000 ($127.66)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($34.04)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($21.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $35,000 ($148.94)
    Property Sale Other: $5,000 ($21.28)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($12.77)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($12.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($89.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($25.53)
    General Support: $4,000 ($17.02)
  • Tax - Property: $12,000 ($51.06)
    NEC: $1,000 ($4.26)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,000 ($42.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,000 ($21.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,000 ($21.28)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $67,000 ($285.11)

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,756 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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  1.64% ($42,413 average AGI)
from Wilkin County, MN  0.63% ($35,400)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.19% ($73,750)


7.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
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 Cass County, ND  2.64% ($32,260 average AGI)
to Wilkin County, MN  0.66% ($42,452)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.27% ($32,471)

Strongest AM radio stations in Walcott:

  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KBMW (1450 AM; 1 kW; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walcott:

  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KEGK (106.9 FM; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: GUDERIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCCM-FM (91.1 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KQWB-FM (98.7 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCCD (90.3 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KZCR (103.3 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Walcott:

  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • K56ET (Channel 56; FARGO, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Walcott)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 1 Mi S Int 3 And 6 Mi On Cr 3 (Lat: 46.434694 Lon: -96.991194), Call Sign: WQO483
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.600 MHzGrant Date: 08/24/2000, Expiration Date: 10/04/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006Registrant: Donald Ewald, 16220 69th St Se, Walcott, ND 58077-9543, Phone: (701) 372-3789
  • 1/4 Mi W Of Post Office (Lat: 46.549972 Lon: -96.942028), Call Sign: KNBI481
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.550 MHzGrant Date: 02/24/1997, Expiration Date: 03/09/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2002Registrant: Clayton Rieger, 761 6th Ave, Walcott, ND 58077, Phone: (701) 469-2260
  • 16269 63rd St Se (Lat: 46.500056 Lon: -97.017778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQTU480, Licensee ID: L01574814
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.300 MHzGrant Date: 04/15/2014, Expiration Date: 04/15/2024, Certifier: Nellie OlsgaardRegistrant: Rdo Equipment Co, 3510 12th Ave Se, Moorhead, MN 56560, Phone: (701) 526-2302, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WALCOTT, 3.7 Mi N Of (Lat: 46.601611 Lon: -96.928694), Overall height: 66.4 m, Call Sign: KSQ42
    Assigned Frequencies: 3710.00 MHz, 3710.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3730.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3790.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3810.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHz, 3870.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2000Registrant: At&t Corp., 1200 Peachtree Street, Locn 5w23, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4021, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1958P , Serial Number: 22-6008, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1958
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dennis G Bakko, 5935 County Road 3, Walcott, ND 58077, Other Owners: Nannette D Bakko
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-17 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4825H , Serial Number: 17-122, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 08/16/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Curtis G Vangsness, 15735 57th St Se, Walcott, ND 58077
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 188 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 96 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5536S , Serial Number: 188-0036, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Curtis G Vangsness, 15735 57th St Se, Walcott, ND 58077
  • Aircraft: DAVENPORT JOHN T SONERAI II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 75867 , Serial Number: 875
    Registrant (Individual): Tyler G Gortmaker, 362 6th Ave, Walcott, ND 58077
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/15/1973
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8953H , Serial Number: 1590, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 12/03/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis Dba Blilie, 16825 58th St Se, Walcott, ND 58077, Other Owners: Aviation Blilie
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9777X , Serial Number: 21058077, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis G Bakko, 5935 County Road 3, Walcott, ND 58077

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

WALCOTT CITY OF (Population served: 235, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In NOV-26-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2013)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Walcott compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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