Wyndmere, North Dakota

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Population in 2013: 420 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.2%
 
Males: 219  (52.4%)
Females: 201  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  45.9 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip codes: 58081.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,922 (it was $42,143 in 2000)
Wyndmere:

$42,922
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,382 (it was $15,288 in 2000)

Wyndmere city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,611 (it was $50,700 in 2000)
Wyndmere:

$65,611
ND:

$155,400

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $90,629; Detached houses: $93,282; Mobile homes: $15,991

Median gross rent in 2013: $668.

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  • Races in Wyndmere, ND (2010)

    Wyndmere races chart
    • 39592.1%White alone
    • 266.1%Hispanic
    • 61.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wyndmere: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.0%), Norwegian (26.0%), Irish (11.2%), United States (5.5%), English (4.9%), Swedish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1059 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 480 people per square mile   (low).

Wyndmere,ND real estate house value index trend

Wyndmere, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Wyndmere:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wyndmere city:

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

12 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

2.3%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,023 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $866 (1.4%)

Wyndmere satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (44.7 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (207.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (560.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Barney, ND (2.5 miles) , De Lamere, ND (3.1 miles) , Mantador, ND (3.2 miles) , McLeod, ND (3.5 miles) , Mooreton, ND (3.5 miles ), Lidgerwood, ND (3.6 miles ), Milnor, ND (3.9 miles ), Hankinson, ND (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.26 N, Longitude: 97.13 W

Area code: 701

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

3.8%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-4.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (55%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Wyndmere: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wyndmere, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wyndmere-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 2% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/2/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.5 miles away from the Wyndmere city center killed 2 people and injured 19 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 45.2 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wyndmere-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.4 miles away from Wyndmere center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 666.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 180.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.4 miles away from Wyndmere center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richland County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 24, Storms: 13, Snows: 3, 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).
Wyndmere topographic map

Birthplace of: John Kenneth Hilliard - Aerospace engineer, Orin D. Haugen - Soilder.

Airports located in Wyndmere:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wyndmere:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 26 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 45 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 46 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 47 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Northern State University (about 86 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 89 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)

Public high school in Wyndmere:

Public elementary/middle school in Wyndmere:

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Notable locations in Wyndmere: Wyndmere Fire Protection District Station (A), Wyndmere - Barney Rural Ambulance District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Siesta Motel (702 7th Street).

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

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

WYNDMERE CITY OF (Population served: 429, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In NOV-13-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-21-2012 to JUN-28-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2009)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.2%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.9%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Wyndmere compared to North Dakota state average:

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

Banks with branches in Wyndmere (2011 data):

  • Lincoln State Bank: - Wyndmere at 400 Ash Avenue, branch established on 1956/12/19. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $54.3 mil, Deposits: $49.1 mil, headquarters in Hankinson, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Lincoln Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wyndmere city (based on Richland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,4237
Mainline Protestant4,34521
Evangelical Protestant2,84216
Other1451
None4,566-
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: 3
Richland County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Richland County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

7.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

27.3%
North Dakota:

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

14.9%
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 1$2,748$32,9760$0
Sewerage 1$3,048$36,5760$0
Totals for Government 2$5,796$34,7760$0

Wyndmere government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $46,000 ($109.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000 ($104.76)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($104.76)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($38.10)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($28.57)
    Financial Administration: $12,000 ($28.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($97.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($47.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $87,000 ($207.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($4.76)

Wyndmere government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $71,000 ($169.05)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($45.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $79,000 ($188.10)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($2.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($126.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($42.86)
    General Support: $16,000 ($38.10)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($57.14)
    NEC: $3,000 ($7.14)

Wyndmere government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($78.57)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $960,000 ($2285.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $889,000 ($2116.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($52.38)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $71,000 ($169.05)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($26.19)

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,756 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
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  1.64% ($42,413 average AGI)
from Wilkin County, MN  0.63% ($35,400)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.19% ($73,750)


7.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,020 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
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 Cass County, ND  2.64% ($32,260 average AGI)
to Wilkin County, MN  0.66% ($42,452)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.27% ($32,471)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wyndmere:

  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KQLX (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LISBON, ND; Owner: SHEYENNE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wyndmere:

  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KEGK (106.9 FM; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: GUDERIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Wyndmere:

  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

Wyndmere fatal accident list:

Jul 21, 1987 08:55 AM, 4th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 2,500Total average daily traffic
  • 450Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,700Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wyndmere)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Wyndmere School School Bldg (Lat: 46.263861 Lon: -97.130917), Call Sign: KNEE677
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/15/2012, Expiration Date: 11/13/2022
    Registrant: Minn-Kota Communications, Inc, 7940 178th Ave Se, Wahpeton, ND 58075, Phone: (701) 642-9229, Fax: (701) 642-9220, Email:
  • Wyndmere High School (Lat: 46.263861 Lon: -97.130917), Call Sign: KNEF460
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.385 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 11/13/2022
    Registrant: Minn-Kota Communications, Inc, 7940 178th Ave Se, Wahpeton, ND 58075, Phone: (701) 642-9229, Fax: (701) 642-9220, Email:
  • 2 Mi S & 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 46.230528 Lon: -97.112861), Call Sign: KNFX883
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/11/2012, Expiration Date: 07/18/2022
    Registrant: Minn-Kota Communications, Inc, 7940 178th Ave Se, Wahpeton, ND 58075, Phone: (701) 642-9229, Fax: (701) 642-9220, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: K0TNI, Licensee ID: L00708485
    Grant Date: 07/02/2003, Expiration Date: 09/14/2013
    Registrant: John H Bailey, 7850 Hwy 18, Wyndmere, ND 58081
  • Call Sign: WD0AFX, Licensee ID: L00558851
    Grant Date: 08/16/2002, Expiration Date: 11/03/2012
    Registrant: Russell L Janssen, First Gilead, Wyndmere, ND 58081
  • Call Sign: KD0ACE, Licensee ID: L01257653
    Grant Date: 03/27/2007, Expiration Date: 03/27/2017, Certifier: Bradley M Hofman
    Registrant: Bradley M Hofman, 247 2nd St, Wyndmere, ND 58081
  • Call Sign: KD0SBW, Licensee ID: L01712562
    Grant Date: 05/24/2012, Expiration Date: 05/24/2022, Certifier: Anthony J Scherer
    Registrant: Anthony J Scherer, 15980 69 St Se, Wyndmere, ND 58081


FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Wyndmere)
Most common first names in Wyndmere, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George1081.4 years
Carl878.6 years
John680.3 years
Clarence679.8 years
Mary691.3 years
Edward579.8 years
Alvin572.6 years
James585.8 years
Harold578.4 years
Peter582.2 years
Most common last names in Wyndmere, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1269.7 years
Dotzenrod979.8 years
Springer876.2 years
Jones876.1 years
Huseth778.0 years
Wittkopp670.5 years
Blazek686.3 years
Olson685.0 years
King573.0 years
Thompson580.8 years
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