Wildrose, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 105 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.6%
 
Males: 53  (50.5%)
Females: 52  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  48.7 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip code: 58795

Estimated median household income in 2013: $87,543 (it was $19,167 in 2000)
Wildrose:

$87,543
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $46,751 (it was $11,052 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $44,014 (it was $14,800 in 2000)
Wildrose:

$44,014
ND:

$155,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $106,144; Detached houses: $108,329

Median gross rent in 2013: $508.

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    • 10292.7%White alone
    • 54.5%Hispanic
    • 21.8%American Indian alone
    • 10.9%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wildrose: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.4%), Norwegian (13.4%), English (9.9%), Irish (9.2%), Scottish (7.0%), Swedish (7.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2254 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 378 people per square mile   (very low).

Wildrose, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Wildrose:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wildrose city:

  • Never married: 12.8%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 29.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $523 (0.9%)

Wildrose satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (168.2 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (533.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (886.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Alamo, ND (3.7 miles) , Noonan, ND (4.4 miles) , Tioga, ND (4.4 miles ), Ray, ND (4.4 miles ), Crosby, ND (4.5 miles ), Larson, ND (4.8 miles) , Powers Lake, ND (5.0 miles ), Epping, ND (5.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $53,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $30,000

Latitude: 48.63 N, Longitude: 103.18 W

Area code: 701

Wildrose household income distribution Wildrose home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

1.0%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-32.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (38%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (38%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (38%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Wildrose, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wildrose-area historical tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Wildrose city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/5/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wildrose-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 56% 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 452.5 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 596.0 miles away from Wildrose 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 450.8 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 72.1 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 331.2 miles away from Wildrose 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 39.2 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 Williams County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wildrose topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wildrose:

  • Minot State University (about 91 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 167 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 174 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of North Dakota (about 286 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Black Hills State University (about 288 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Northern State University (about 312 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 316 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Public high school in Wildrose:

Public elementary/middle school in Wildrose:

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

Williams 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 2013: 8.5%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.8 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  42.9%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Wildrose compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (68%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wildrose city (based on Williams County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,40221
Catholic3,2485
Evangelical Protestant2,56623
Other6812
None9,501-
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: 5
Williams County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Williams County:

7.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Williams County:

27.6%
North Dakota:

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

11.6%
State:

13.0%
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$571
Other Government Administration 1$2,550$30,6005$132
Totals for Government 1$2,550$30,6006$703

Wildrose government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $56,000 ($533.33)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $13,000 ($123.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($123.81)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($104.76)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($76.19)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($47.62)
    Gas Utilities: $3,000 ($28.57)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($19.05)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($9.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,000 ($457.14)

Wildrose government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($123.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($9.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($190.48)
    Gas Utilities: $9,000 ($85.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($114.29)
    General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($57.14)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($66.67)

Wildrose government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $103,000 ($980.95)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,000 ($190.48)

13.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.33%
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  0.43% ($40,500 average AGI)
from Ward County, ND  0.43% ($41,333)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.41% ($36,475)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($57,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
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  0.66% ($73,883 average AGI)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.43% ($40,769)
to Cass County, ND  0.25% ($25,913)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wildrose:

  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KTGO (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TIOGA, ND; Owner: TIOGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • 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.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Wildrose fatal accident list:

Aug 5, 1990 01:30 AM, Main 57, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Barrt Harrison, Sw, Nw, S14, T159n, R97w (Lat: 48.597667 Lon: -103.187972), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 7015683331, Deanr@nccray.Com, 111 RAILROAD ST.
  • Barry Harrison, Sw, Nw, S14, T159n, R97w (Lat: 48.597667 Lon: -103.187972), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 7015683331, Deanr@nccray.Com, 111 RAILROAD ST.

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