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Population in 2012: 89 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +41.3%
Males: 38  (43.7%)
Females: 51  (56.3%)

Median resident age:  31.7 years
North Dakota median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 58794

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,803 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
White Earth:

$42,803
ND:

$53,585
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,773

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,052 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
White Earth:

$67,052
ND:

$142,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $27,561; Detached houses: $32,347; Townhouses or other attached units: $9,450; Mobile homes: $16,537

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  • White alone - 74 (92.5%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (5.0%)
  • Black alone - 2 (2.5%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in White Earth: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Norwegian (58.7%), Danish (12.0%), German (8.7%), Irish (6.5%), Swedish (4.3%), English (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2090 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 59 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in White Earth:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in White Earth city:

  • Never married: 12.2%
  • Now married: 73.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

4 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe, 3.2% North America).

This city:  6.3%
North Dakota:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $260 (0.4%)

White Earth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (142.8 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (508.7 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (862.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Tioga, ND (2.8 miles ), Ross, ND (3.4 miles) , Powers Lake, ND (3.7 miles ), Ray, ND (4.3 miles ), Stanley, ND (4.3 miles ), Palermo, ND (5.0 miles) , Wildrose, ND (5.1 miles) , Epping, ND (5.3 miles) .

Latitude: 48.38 N, Longitude: 102.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 701

White Earth household income distribution White Earth home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

1.6%
North Dakota:

2.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-12.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (38%)
  • Wholesale trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


Average climate in White Earth, North Dakota

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Tornado activity:

White Earth-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/5/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.6 miles away from the White Earth city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/11/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

White Earth-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 88.8 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 58.9 miles away from White Earth center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mountrail 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: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, 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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near White Earth:

  • TRI CITY CARES-TIOGA (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TIOGA, ND)
  • TIOGA MEDICAL CENTER LTC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TIOGA, ND)

Amtrak station near White Earth:

  • 19 miles: STANLEY (MAIN ST. & RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Earth:

  • Minot State University (about 69 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,416)
  • Bismarck State College (about 142 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)
  • University of Mary (about 149 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • University of North Dakota (about 266 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 10,215)
  • Black Hills State University (about 274 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 297 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 11,679)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 299 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,740)

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Mountrail 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 26.1. This is better than average.
City:

26.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.50. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.50
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.61. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.61
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.01
U.S.:

22.06
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

30.8
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.8%

Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.9%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

White Earth compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


White Earth travel time to work - commute


White Earth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Electricity (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for White Earth city (based on Mountrail County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.64%
Here63.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsAssemblies of GodUnited Church of Christ
Adherents52.7%24.1%7.8%4.8%4.7%
Congregations39.3%14.3%7.1%7.1%10.7%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPentecostal Church of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents2.0%1.8%1.1%0.5%0.4%
Congregations3.6%3.6%3.6%3.6%7.1%
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: 6
Here:

9.29 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.29 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

10.0%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.3%
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 0$0 2$166
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$176
Totals for Government 0$0 6$342

White Earth government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($33.71)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($33.71)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($22.47)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($11.24)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($11.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($56.18)

White Earth government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($22.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($33.71)
    General Support: $3,000 ($33.71)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($22.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($33.71)

5.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
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 Ward County, ND  1.08% ($30,107 average AGI)
from McKenzie County, ND  0.42% ($22,636)


7.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,514 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.90%
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 Ward County, ND  1.58% ($21,143 average AGI)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.98% ($18,500)
to Cass County, ND  0.45% ($29,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in White Earth:

  • KTGO (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TIOGA, ND; Owner: TIOGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Earth:

  • K220FH (91.9 FM; TIOGA, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 80
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 80


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Carl E Manson, Us Hwy 2, 1 Mile East Of 101st Ave Nw (Lat: 48.331278 Lon: -102.787139), Type: 119.5, Overall height: 115.8 m
    Registrant: 6783394360, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (GA3B1REG)
  • Robert J Guntel, Us Hwy 2, 1 Mile East Of 101st Ave Nw (Lat: 48.331278 Lon: -102.787139), Type: 119.5, Overall height: 115.8 m
    Registrant: 6783394360, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, ONE VERIZON PLACE (GA3B1REG)
  • Jerri L Janjua, Us Hwy 2, 1 Mile East Of 101st Ave Nw (Lat: 48.331278 Lon: -102.787139), Type: 119.5, Overall height: 115.8 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • SCOTT PFENNIG, White Earth, Nd (Lat: 48.311667 Lon: -102.662306), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 7018389715, Scottdp@srttel.Com, 3915 N. BROADWAY
  • Scott Pfennig, White Earth, Nd (Lat: 48.311667 Lon: -102.662306), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 7018389715, Scottdp@srttel.Com, 3915 N. BROADWAY
  • David J Schneider, 6834 101st Ave Nw (Lat: 48.408389 Lon: -102.860917), Type: 90.2, Structure height: 38061 m, Overall height: 88.4 m
    Registrant: 7015575672, Djschneider@bepc.Com, 1717 E INTERSTATE AVE
  • David J Schneider, 6834 101st Ave Nw (Lat: 48.408389 Lon: -102.860917), Type: 90.2, Structure height: 38061 m, Overall height: 88.4 m
    Registrant: 7015575672, Djschneider@bepc.Com, 1717 E INTERSTATE AVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Bnsf Mp 74.8 (Lat: 48.386417 Lon: -102.797417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPJX639
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.875 MHz, 160.710 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 12/06/2021, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • WHITE EARTH 2, Lat: 48.311667 Lon: -102.662306, Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WQKK629
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/2009, Expiration Date: 06/25/2019, Certifier: William R Benham
    Registrant: Data Technology Solutions LLC, 1300 North Berard Street, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, Phone: (225) 788-4586, Fax: (337) 332-1514, Email:
  • WHITE EARTH, Lat: 48.311667 Lon: -102.662306, Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WQKK629
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/2009, Expiration Date: 06/25/2019, Certifier: William R Benham
    Registrant: Data Technology Solutions LLC, 1300 North Berard Street, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517, Phone: (225) 788-4586, Fax: (337) 332-1514, Email:
  • NESET, 6834 101st Ave Nw (Lat: 48.408444 Lon: -102.860972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 88.4 m, Overall height: 90.2 m, Call Sign: WQQW846, Licensee ID: L00001523
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2013, Expiration Date: 03/18/2023, Certifier: David J Schneider
    Registrant: Basin Electric Power Cooperative, 1717 East Interstate Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58503, Phone: (701) 355-5672, Fax: (701) 224-5322, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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