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McLean County

Population in 2012: 1,296 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 

Males: 664  (51.3%)
Females: 632  (48.7%)

Median resident age:  46.2 years
North Dakota median age:  44.8 years

Zip codes: 58577.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $67,381 (it was $40,789 in 2000)
Washburn:

$67,381
North Dakota:

$51,704
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $30,780

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $135,998 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Washburn:

$135,998
North Dakota:

$128,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $119,414; Detached houses: $127,587; Townhouses or other attached units: $83,219; Mobile homes: $58,812

Median gross rent in 2011: $401.

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  • White alone - 1,217 (97.7%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Washburn: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (47.2%), Norwegian (16.6%), Irish (7.3%), Swedish (4.9%), French (2.7%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1731 feet

Land area: 1.78 square miles.

Population density: 729 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Washburn:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Washburn city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

12 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.9%
North Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,408 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,621 (1.2%)

Washburn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (35.1 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (405.1 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (756.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Underwood, ND (3.5 miles ), Wilton, ND (3.8 miles ), Stanton, ND (4.1 miles ), Turtle Lake, ND (4.1 miles ), Center, ND (4.2 miles ), Coleharbor, ND (4.4 miles) , Mercer, ND (4.5 miles) , Riverdale, ND (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $126,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $156,500

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Latitude: 47.29 N, Longitude: 101.03 W

Area code: 701

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
North Dakota:

2.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -106 (-7.1%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (17%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Plant and system operators (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Washburn-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Dakota state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/1/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.9 miles away from the Washburn city center killed one person and injured 26 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 52.8 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McLean County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Floods: 4, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Washburn topographic map

Birthplace of: Homer N. Wallin - (1893-1984), US.

Political contributions by individuals in Washburn, ND

Airports located in Washburn:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washburn:

  • Bismarck State College (about 35 miles; Bismarck, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,710)
  • University of Mary (about 42 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • Minot State University (about 68 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • University of North Dakota (about 190 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 10,215)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 201 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 203 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 203 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 5,882)

Public high school in Washburn:

Public elementary/middle school in Washburn:

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Library in Washburn:

  • WASHBURN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $37,369; Location: 705 MAIN AVE; 11,317 books; 185 audio materials; 406 video materials; 7 state licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Washburn: Washburn Fire Station (A), Washburn Volunteer Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: McLean County Museum (602 Main Street).

Hotel: Scotwood Motel Inc (1323 Border Lane).

 
McLean County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.20. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.20
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.94. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.94
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

32.6
U.S.:

28.3

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

WASHBURN CITY OF (Population served: 1389, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-1997. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-1997), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-1997)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-1997. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-13-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-1997), St Public Notif received (APR-18-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2006)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2005), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2005)
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 3.8%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Washburn, ND

9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Washburn compared to North Dakota state average:

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  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Washburn (2011 data):

  • Farmers Security Bank: at 710 Main Street, branch established on 1919/10/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $46.9 mil, Deposits: $42.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Mclean Bank Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Washburn travel time to work - commute


Washburn mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Washburn (based on McLean County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 91.57%
Here91.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchNorth American Baptist ConferenceUnited Methodist Church
Adherents40.9%31.9%6.6%4.8%3.5%
Congregations30.2%18.6%7.0%9.3%7.0%
NameUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents3.5%2.1%1.5%1.3%3.9%
Congregations4.7%2.3%4.7%4.7%11.6%
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: 3
McLean County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
McLean County:

8.41 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

13.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
McLean County:

28.6%
State:

27.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,426$29,1120$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,868
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$235
Sewerage 1$2,965$35,5800$0
Water Supply 1$3,413$40,9560$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$700
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$713
Totals for Government 3$8,804$35,2167$3,516


5.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
North Dakota average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Burleigh County, ND  1.08% ($33,026 average AGI)
from Ward County, ND  0.91% ($43,563)


7.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
North Dakota average:

7.80%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Burleigh County, ND  2.38% ($38,329 average AGI)
to Ward County, ND  1.12% ($35,150)
to Cass County, ND  0.59% ($23,048)

Strongest AM radio stations in Washburn:

  • 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.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLXX (1270 AM; 1 kW; BISMARCK-MANDAN, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHOL (1410 AM; 1 kW; BEULAH, ND; Owner: TWO GUYS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washburn:

  • KQDY (94.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSSS (101.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKCT (97.5 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYYY (92.9 FM; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Washburn:

  • KXMB-TV (Channel 12; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)

Washburn fatal accident list:

Apr 30, 1999 07:30 PM, Us-83, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Washburn)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Washburn, ND)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WASHBURN, Lat: 47.287806 Lon: -101.026278, Call Sign: WQKU435
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.268 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/15/2009, Expiration Date: 09/15/2019, Certifier: Milissa Price
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC0AFB, Licensee ID: L00212708
    Grant Date: 03/20/2007, Expiration Date: 03/21/2017
    Registrant: Chad A Dahme, 1227 Chestnut Drive, Washburn, ND 58577
  • Call Sign: KD0QLA, Licensee ID: L01525884
    Grant Date: 01/09/2012, Expiration Date: 01/09/2022, Certifier: Jerry L Thompson
    Registrant: Jerry L Thompson, 602 4th Ave, Washburn, ND 58577

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MARCOTTE PIERRE VANS ACFT RV6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 499TP , Serial Number: 22803
    Registrant (Individual): Terry R Petersen, 2079 4th St Sw, Washburn, ND 58577
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7467X , Serial Number: 17247967, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Ross H Lorentzen, 2747 8th St Sw # A, Washburn, ND 58577


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Washburn, ND

Most common first names in Washburn, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1981.7 years
Robert961.6 years
Henry682.7 years
Anna686.5 years
Albert679.3 years
Fred678.2 years
Joseph577.0 years
Mabel586.4 years
Oscar587.4 years
Florence579.2 years
Most common last names in Washburn, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1670.3 years
Nelson1280.7 years
Giedd974.5 years
Holtan976.7 years
Peterson978.4 years
Wagner977.4 years
Reiser876.9 years
Sheldon883.3 years
Leidholm773.8 years
Rothmann768.4 years
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