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McKenzie County, North Dakota (ND)

County population in 2014: 10,996 (all rural); it was 5,737 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 677
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,004
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,589
Renter-occupied apartments: 729 (it was 562 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

35%

Land area: 2742 sq. mi.

Water area: 118.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in McKenzie County: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (42.7%), Educational, health and social services (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 39%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 60%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in McKenzie County, North Dakota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (74.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (21.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
North Dakota median age:  37.0 years
Males: 5,674  (51.6%)
Females: 5,322  (48.4%)
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McKenzie County,ND real estate house value trend

Average household size:
McKenzie County:

2.0 people
North Dakota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $67,301 ($29,342 in 1999)

This county:

$67301
North Dakota:

$55759

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $446 (lower quartile is $243, upper quartile is $796)
This county:

$446
State:

$622


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $145,306 (it was $46,800 in 2000)
McKenzie:

$145,306
North Dakota:

$155,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $74,913 - $278,130
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $900
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $322

Institutionalized population: 62

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 3
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2013: 33 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2014: 309 buildings, average cost: $145,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $742 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $656 (0.5%)

McKenzie County household income distribution in 2009 McKenzie County home values distribution McKenzie County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.8%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.2% for American Indian residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.6%
McKenzie County:

13.6%
North Dakota:

11.8%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.8% for American Indian residents, 8.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 34 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 22 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 49 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in McKenzie County is $387 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $475 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $629 a month.

Cities in this county include: Watford City, Mandaree, Four Bears Village, Alexander, Arnegard, East Fairview, Rawson.

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

2012 air pollution in McKenzie County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 10.0 µg/m3. Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Island County, Washington , Lewis and Clark County, Montana , Mercer County , Traill County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

1.9%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 116
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 81 (49% naturalized citizens)

McKenzie County:

1.4%
Whole state:

1.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 40
  • 1990 to 1994: 21
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 4
  • 1975 to 1979: 2
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1965 to 1969: 12

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.4%

McKenzie County marital status for males McKenzie County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,958
  • One, attached: 25
  • Two: 40
  • 3 or 4: 35
  • 5 to 9: 53
  • 10 to 19: 46
  • 20 or more: 37
  • Mobile homes: 525

Housing units in McKenzie County with a mortgage: 303 (15 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 466

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

58.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for McKenzie County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,39913
Evangelical Protestant71211
Catholic5742
Other4-
None3,671-
McKenzie County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
McKenzie County:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
McKenzie County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

14.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
McKenzie County:

8.9%
North Dakota:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
McKenzie County:

29.9%
State:

27.6%

Agriculture in McKenzie County:

Average size of farms: 1888 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $88,409
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $100.76
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 41.07%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $62,736
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.39%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.77%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $121,341
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.77
Corn for grain: 1440 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 163562 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

McKenzie County-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 51% 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 412.5 miles away from McKenzie County 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 561.5 miles away from the county 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 411.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 275.4 miles away from the county center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 276.1 miles away from McKenzie County 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 70.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North DakotaSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 20, 2010 to January 25, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1879): February 26, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1879, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North DakotaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2009 to August 10, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1829): March 24, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1829, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North DakotaSevere Winter Storm and Record and/or Near Record Snow, Incident Period: October 4, 2005 to October 6, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1616): November 21, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1616, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • North DakotaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3247): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3247, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North DakotaSnow, Incident Period: January 23, 2004 to January 27, 2004, Emergency Declared (EM-3196): April 2, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3196, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • North DakotaWinter Storm, Incident Period: November 1, 2000 to November 20, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1353): December 29, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1353, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North DakotaSevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1174): April 7, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1174, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North DakotaSevere Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 3, 1997 to January 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1157): January 12, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1157, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • North DakotaSevere Storm, Flooding, Incident Period: March 5, 1994 to August 5, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1032): July 1, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1032, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North DakotaStorms, Snowmelt, Flooding, Incident Period: April 26, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-581): April 26, 1979, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-581, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snows: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Vietnam (35%)
  • Canada (31%)
  • Other Eastern Africa (19%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (2%)
  • Cambodia (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in McKenzie County (%):

  • Norwegian (33%)
  • German (21%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • United States or American (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Czech (2%)

McKenzie County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,633 (67%)
  • Carpooled: 257 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (1%)
  • Railroad: 7 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 160 (7%)
  • Other means: 8 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 341 (14%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

59 people in nursing homes
2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in McKenzie County, North Dakota in 2010:

  • 90 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $97,466.

14.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.30%
North Dakota average:

7.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.73% relocated from other counties in North Dakota ($11,344 average AGI)
10.57% relocated from other states ($35,092 average AGI)
McKenzie County:

10.57%
North Dakota average:

4.56%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Campbell County, WY  0.57% ($56,385 average AGI)
from Sweetwater County, WY  0.48% ($96,273)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.44% ($49,700)
from Mountrail County, ND  0.44% ($32,900)
from Williams County, ND  0.44% ($50,600)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
North Dakota average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.55% relocated to other counties in North Dakota ($31,197 average AGI)
2.78% relocated to other states ($22,258 average AGI)
McKenzie County:

2.78%
North Dakota average:

3.74%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Burleigh County, ND  0.82% ($56,882 average AGI)
to Williams County, ND  0.62% ($89,308)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in McKenzie County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.2

Deaths per 1000 population in McKenzie County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 19.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in McKenzie County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in McKenzie County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in McKenzie County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 832 (743 aged, 89 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 162 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in McKenzie County, North Dakota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (73)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (58)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (38)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (34)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (31)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (30)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (28)
  • Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic (26)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (23)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (22)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 18.19
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3018.730
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 436.440
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 24240.77

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1555.240
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 983.2
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 35.75

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17.6
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 17.88

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,208
  • In family households: 5,346 (1,291 male householders, 391 female householders)
    1,269 spouses, 1,866 children (1,751 natural, 41 adopted, 74 stepchildren), 163 grandchildren, 53 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 78 other relatives, 191 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 862 (426 male householders (339 living alone)), 302 female householders (271 living alone)), 134 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 152 (62 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 763 2-persons, 354 3-persons, 275 4-persons, 170 5-persons, 68 6-persons, 52 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 610 1-person, 107 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

1,194 married couples with children.
394 single-parent households (125 men, 269 women).

92.7% of residents of McKenzie County speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
4.6% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $43,533,000 ($7917 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,366,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $10,677,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,605,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,443,000
Federal grants: $7,727,000
Federal procurement contracts: $8,240,000 ($1,114,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,841,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $366,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,602,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,365,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 306
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

64 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 309
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +31
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -162
Here -29 per 1000 residents
State -29 per 1000 residents

Population growth in McKenzie County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.30 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 247
  • 2000 to 2004: 405
  • 1990 to 1999: 355
  • 1980 to 1989: 441
  • 1970 to 1979: 655
  • 1960 to 1969: 257
  • 1950 to 1959: 383
  • 1940 to 1949: 173
  • 1939 or earlier: 519
Rooms in houses/apartments in McKenzie County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 16
  • 3 rooms: 53
  • 4 rooms: 165
  • 5 rooms: 384
  • 6 rooms: 278
  • 7 rooms: 242
  • 8 rooms: 197
  • 9+ rooms: 254
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 40
  • 3 rooms: 81
  • 4 rooms: 112
  • 5 rooms: 130
  • 6 rooms: 82
  • 7 rooms: 50
  • 8 rooms: 46
  • 9+ rooms: 21
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McKenzie County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 65
  • 2 bedrooms: 296
  • 3 bedrooms: 742
  • 4 bedrooms: 331
  • 5+ bedrooms: 153
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 98
  • 2 bedrooms: 173
  • 3 bedrooms: 211
  • 4 bedrooms: 73
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in McKenzie County, North Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 63
  • 1 vehicle: 329
  • 2 vehicles: 619
  • 3 vehicles: 322
  • 4 vehicles: 185
  • 5+ vehicles: 71
  • no vehicle: 70
  • 1 vehicle: 228
  • 2 vehicles: 191
  • 3 vehicles: 51
  • 4 vehicles: 15
  • 5+ vehicles: 7

70% of McKenzie County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in North Dakota.

McKenzie County:

70.4%
State average:

57.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4196
  • Northeast: 33
  • Midwest: 427
  • South: 101
  • West: 869

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $16,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in McKenzie County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43.9%)
  • Utility gas (37.7%)
  • Electricity (14.2%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • Coal or coke (0.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43.2%)
  • Utility gas (26.9%)
  • Electricity (20.6%)
  • Other fuel (3.6%)
  • No fuel used (2.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.6%)
  • Coal or coke (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 34
Here:

3.9%
North Dakota:

7.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 38
Here:

7.4%
North Dakota:

6.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

4.6%
North Dakota:

10.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

McKenzie County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $110,000
    General Public Buildings: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,993,000
    General - Other: $565,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $394,000
    Financial Administration: $387,000
    Police Protection: $380,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $357,000
    Central Staff Services: $256,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $216,000
    Correctional Institutions: $159,000
    Housing and Community Development: $139,000
    General Public Buildings: $109,000
    Health - Other: $107,000
    Libraries: $85,000
    Solid Waste Management: $63,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,000
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000
    Air Transportation: $20,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $371,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $33,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $93,000
    Public Welfare: $41,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $702,000
    General - Other: $191,000
    Police Protection: $25,000
    Financial Administration: $9,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $3,000
    Libraries: $2,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,563,000

McKenzie County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $475,000
    Regular Highways: $187,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,282,000
    General Local Government Support: $101,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $163,000
    Highways: $86,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $1,622,000
    Interest Earnings: $188,000
    Rents: $9,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,918,000
    Highways: $553,000
    All Other: $529,000
    Public Welfare: $149,000
  • Tax - Property: $960,000
    Other License: $57,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000
    Death and Gift: $1,000

McKenzie County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $630,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $459,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $171,000

McKenzie County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,442,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 59
  • Number of aged recipients: 10
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 49
  • Number of recipients under 18: 5
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 34
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 20
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 31
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 20
McKenzie County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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McKenzie County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in McKenzie County, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6280.8 years
William2977.1 years
George2679.6 years
Robert2075.1 years
James2070.1 years
Anna2089.5 years
Carl2080.3 years
Harold1569.3 years
Alfred1578.6 years
Charles1573.3 years
Most common last names in McKenzie County, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3178.6 years
Smith2767.1 years
Olson2778.1 years
Fox2371.3 years
Wold1974.4 years
Anderson1576.0 years
Baker1572.5 years
Berg1376.9 years
Peterson1384.2 years
Hagen1385.6 years
Businesses in McKenzie County, ND
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1U-Haul1
Chevrolet1UPS1

McKenzie County on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"