White Earth, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 91 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +44.4%
Males: 49  (54.9%)
Females: 42  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  13.4 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 58794

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,205 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
White Earth:

$40,205
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,198 (it was $11,671 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $41,080 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
White Earth:

$41,080
ND:

$155,400
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  • Races in White Earth, ND (2010)

    White Earth races chart
    • 7492.5%White alone
    • 45.0%Hispanic
    • 22.5%Black alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in White Earth: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (66.1%), Danish (9.1%), German (7.4%), Irish (5.8%), English (2.5%), Swedish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2090 feet

Land area: 1.50 square miles.

Population density: 61 people per square mile   (very low).

White Earth, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in White Earth:

  • High school or higher: 100.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in White Earth city:

  • Never married: 12.0%
  • Now married: 69.9%
  • Separated: 12.3%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

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

This city:

6.3%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $567 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $301 (0.5%)

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 June 2014:
Here:

1.5%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-12.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (30%)
  • Wholesale trade (20%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (70%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in White Earth, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

White Earth-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 73% 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 above North Dakota state average. It is 57% 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 458.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 605.1 miles away from White Earth center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 457.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 324.2 miles away from the city center
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 White Earth center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 324.9 miles away from the city center
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 Mountrail County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 8, Snows: 4, 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).
White Earth topographic map

Hospitals and 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: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 142 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 149 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of North Dakota (about 265 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Black Hills State University (about 274 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Northern State University (about 287 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 297 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)

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Creek: Paulsen Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Mountrail 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 67.1. This is about average.

City:

67.1
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.02
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.803. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.803
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.32
U.S.:

9.14

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

BOOMTOWN RV PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 43.9%
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.
  • 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.2
North Dakota average:

10.1

White Earth travel time to work - commute White Earth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (31%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,4494
Mainline Protestant1,77013
Other3911
Evangelical Protestant1249
None2,939-
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: 6
Mountrail County:

9.29 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

4.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Mountrail County:

31.3%
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 0$0 1$170
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$510
Totals for Government 0$0 6$680

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($32.97)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($32.97)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($21.98)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($10.99)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($10.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,000 ($54.95)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($21.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,000 ($32.97)
    General Support: $3,000 ($32.97)
  • Tax - Property: $2,000 ($21.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,000 ($32.97)

12.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.44%
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  1.21% ($31,081 average AGI)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.82% ($32,080)
from Cass County, ND  0.49% ($41,200)


7.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
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  1.53% ($80,068 average AGI)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.77% ($37,045)
to McKenzie County, ND  0.35% ($32,900)

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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 80Total average daily traffic
  • 80Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

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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