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Population in 2012: 2,482 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +73.0%
Males: 1,213  (48.9%)
Females: 1,269  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  40.2 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 58854.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,206 (it was $29,688 in 2000)
Watford City:

$66,206
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,125

Watford City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $111,907 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
Watford City:

$111,907
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $71,801; Detached houses: $73,996; Townhouses or other attached units: $61,979; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $149,537; Mobile homes: $47,429

Median gross rent in 2012: $596.

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Watford City races chart
  • White alone - 1,609 (92.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 57 (3.3%)
  • Hispanic - 33 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 28 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.1%)

Races in Watford City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Watford City: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Norwegian (37.4%), German (26.2%), Swedish (5.6%), Irish (5.5%), Polish (3.5%), Scottish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2100 feet

Land area: 1.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,669 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Watford City:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watford City city:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

29 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
North Dakota:  2.2%



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Watford City, North Dakota as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Watford City to the number of sex offenders is 414 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $931 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $758 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (135.8 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (516.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (867.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Arnegard, ND (2.7 miles) , Rawson, ND (3.5 miles) , Alexander, ND (4.1 miles ), Mandaree, ND (5.3 miles ), Williston, ND (5.4 miles ), Springbrook, ND (5.7 miles) , Epping, ND (5.8 miles) , Four Bears Village, ND (5.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $243,100
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $254,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 47.80 N, Longitude: 103.28 W

Area code: 701

Watford City household income distribution Watford City home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Watford City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.050.8
Rapes 0000000011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.056.450.8
Robberies 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 00321102613
per 100,000 0.00.0217.9148.773.873.20.0137.9338.4660.9
Burglaries 4043101675
per 100,000 282.30.0290.5223.073.80.072.4413.8394.8254.2
Thefts 1118396551264350
per 100,000 776.31279.32832.2446.1369.0365.872.41793.12425.32541.9
Auto thefts 1200300768
per 100,000 70.6142.10.00.0221.40.00.0482.8338.4406.7
Arson 0000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.050.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.1) 58.865.1184.465.854.530.58.3173.7275.3444.0

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Crime rate in Watford City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.08
North Dakota average:

2.07

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

1.3%
North Dakota:

2.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -330 (-18.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (42%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Average climate in Watford City, North Dakota

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Tornado activity:

Watford City-area historical tornado activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/1/1952, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the Watford City city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/11/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.6 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Watford City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/1998 at 11:59:37, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from Watford City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McKenzie County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Watford City:

  • MCKENZIE COUNTY HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 516 NORTH MAIN ST)
  • MCKENZIE COUNTY HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS LONG TERM CARE (Nursing Home, 709 4TH AVE NE)

Political contributions by individuals in Watford City, ND

Airports located in Watford City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watford City:

  • Minot State University (about 97 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,416)
  • Bismarck State College (about 135 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)
  • University of Mary (about 141 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • Black Hills State University (about 231 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 285 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • University of North Dakota (about 289 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 10,215)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 310 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)

Public high school in Watford City:

Private high school in Watford City:

  • JOHNSON CORNORS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 18; Location: 11012 HWY 23; Grades: 2 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Watford City:

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Library in Watford City:

  • MCKENZIE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $99,590; Location: 112 SECOND AVENUE NE; 24,498 books; 1,347 audio materials; 449 video materials; 7 state licensed databases; 35 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Watford City: Watford City Fire Station (A), McKenzie County Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: McKenzie County Pioneer Museum (104 Park Avenue Northwest).

Hotels: Tobacco Garden (4781 Highway 1806 West), Roosevelt Inn & Suites (600 2nd Avenue Southwest), McKenzie Inn (132 3rd Street Southwest), Fin & Feather Inn (124 South Main Street).

Court: McKenzie County - Clerk of District Court (201 5th Street Northwest).

 
McKenzie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 PM10 NO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.7. This is better than average.
City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.518. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.518
U.S.:

2.433
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.71
U.S.:

22.06
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.739. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.739
U.S.:

9.388
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 5.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.05
U.S.:

11.24

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

WATFORD CITY CITY OF (Population served: 1435, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
MCKENZIE COUNTY RURAL WATER (Population served: 270, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-16-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
TOBACCO GARDEN RECREATION AREA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2001), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2001), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between NOV-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2004)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between NOV-17-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2003)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between NOV-17-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-2002)
  • Notification, Public - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2001)
  • Notification, Public - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2001)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
WATFORD CITY GOLF COURSE (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2000), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between NOV-14-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-28-2005)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between NOV-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2004)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
JOHNSON CORNERS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Address: 11012 HWY 23 , Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2001), St Public Notif received (FEB-13-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-01-2001), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2000), St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2000), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2000), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2000), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2000), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2000), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.8%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race 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:  60.7%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Watford City, ND

People in group quarters in Watford City in 2010:

  • 50 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities
59 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Watford City compared to North Dakota state average:

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  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Watford City (2011 data):

  • BNC National Bank: Watford City Branch at 205 North Main Street, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/14: Bank assets: $662.4 mil, Deposits: $576.9 mil, headquarters in Glendale, AZ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Bnccorp, Inc.
  • First International Bank & Trust: at 100 North Main Street, branch established on 1910/05/01. Info updated 2008/06/03: Bank assets: $1,088.7 mil, Deposits: $962.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Watford City Bancshares, Inc.
  • McKenzie County Bank: Mckenzie County Bank at Fifth Street And U.S. Highway 85, branch established on 1982/05/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $103.0 mil, Deposits: $94.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeside Bank Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Watford City travel time to work - commute


Watford City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Watford City city (based on McKenzie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.20%
Here58.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic Church The Wesleyan ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents64.7%10.1%6.1%4.9%3.6%
Congregations37.0%11.1%7.4%3.7%3.7%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.5%2.5%1.6%1.3%1.6%
Congregations7.4%7.4%3.7%3.7%14.8%
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: 2
Here:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
McKenzie County:

14.30 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

8.9%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.9%
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$3,594$43,1280$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,766$33,1920$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$10,964$32,8920$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,860$58,3200$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,064$30,3840$0
Sewerage 2$4,058$24,3480$0
Water Supply 1$3,594$43,1280$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,330$27,9602$618
Totals for Government 13$37,230$34,3662$618

Watford City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $109,000 ($43.92)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($2.82)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $431,000 ($173.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $216,000 ($87.03)
    Police Protection: $182,000 ($73.33)
    General - Other: $149,000 ($60.03)
    Water Utilities: $102,000 ($41.10)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($38.68)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($20.95)
    Health Services - Other: $38,000 ($15.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($12.89)
    Fire Protection: $27,000 ($10.88)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $12,000 ($4.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($1.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $503,000 ($202.66)

Watford City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $111,000 ($44.72)
    Sewerage: $68,000 ($27.40)
    All Other: $18,000 ($7.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $126,000 ($50.77)
    General Revenue, NEC: $103,000 ($41.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $129,000 ($51.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $459,000 ($184.93)
    Highways: $116,000 ($46.74)
    All Other: $12,000 ($4.83)
  • Tax - Property: $150,000 ($60.44)
    NEC: $21,000 ($8.46)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,457,000 ($587.03)

6.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
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 Williams County, ND  0.94% ($39,941 average AGI)


6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
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 Williams County, ND  1.22% ($31,045 average AGI)
to Mountrail County, ND  0.61% ($22,636)

Strongest AM radio stations in Watford City:

  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • 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.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KTGO (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TIOGA, ND; Owner: TIOGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watford City:

  • K206BV (89.1 FM; WATFORD CITY, ND; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KTHC (95.1 FM; SIDNEY, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KYYZ (96.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • K201FJ (88.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDSR (101.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: WILLISTON COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP. D/B/A KDSR(FM))
  • K274AD (102.7 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: WILLISTON CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • KMHA (91.3 FM; FOUR BEARS, ND; Owner: FT. BERTHOLD COMMUNICATIONS ENTERPRI)

TV broadcast stations around Watford City:

  • KXMD-TV (Channel 11; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWSE (Channel 4; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Watford City fatal accident list:

Apr 27, 2010 00:40 AM, 3 Ave Ne, 4th St Ne, Lat: 47.8032, Lon: -103.278, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 18, 1983 05:25 PM, 3rd St Se, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,003
Total average daily truck traffic: 181
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,145


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB0QIW
    Grant Date: 01/17/1995, Expiration Date: 01/17/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2007
    Registrant: Jennifer R Metzgar, Watford City, ND 58854
  • Call Sign: KB0RRY, Licensee ID: L01001241
    Grant Date: 04/06/2005, Expiration Date: 03/27/2015, Certifier: Donald A Forland
    Registrant: Donald A Forland, Rr 1 Box 9, Watford City, ND 58854
  • Call Sign: N0HYQ, Previous Call Sign: KA0SMO, Licensee ID: L00448451
    Grant Date: 02/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/05/2022, Certifier: Vonne H Tarnavsky
    Registrant: Vonne H Tarnavsky, 12771 Long X Road, Watford City, ND 58854
  • Call Sign: W0PKY
    Grant Date: 07/11/1995, Expiration Date: 07/11/2005, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2002
    Registrant: Fred R Piper, Watford City, ND 58854-0646


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Watford City, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2882.0 years
George1379.5 years
William1277.6 years
Carl1180.0 years
Anna1191.1 years
Norman972.3 years
James967.5 years
Donald873.5 years
Margaret889.4 years
Mabel885.3 years
Most common last names in Watford City, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2180.7 years
Olson1980.6 years
Wold1974.4 years
Hagen1385.6 years
Dahl1386.1 years
Berg1276.9 years
Lawlar970.9 years
Simonson873.9 years
Anderson881.9 years
Quale778.8 years

Businesses in Watford City, ND

  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 1

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