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Rolette County, North Dakota (ND)

County population in 2014: 14,616 (all rural); it was 13,674 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 906
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,360
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,072
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,517 (it was 1,484 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

35%

Land area: 902 sq. mi.

Water area: 36.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rolette County: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (31.9%), Educational, health and social services (16.6%), Construction (12.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 28%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 68%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Rolette County, North Dakota:

  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (76.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (20.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.0%)
Median resident age:  30.0 years
North Dakota median age:  37.0 years
Males: 7,233  (49.5%)
Females: 7,383  (50.5%)
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Rolette County,ND real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Rolette County:

2.0 people
North Dakota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $35,241 ($26,232 in 1999)

This county:

$35,241
North Dakota:

$60,557

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $208 (lower quartile is $118, upper quartile is $313)
This county:

$208
State:

$702


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $81,158 (it was $46,300 in 2000)
Rolette:

$81,158
North Dakota:

$180,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,668 - $130,237

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $131,548
Here:

$131,548
State:

$215,443

Townhouses or other attached units: $100,239
Here:

$100,239
State:

$250,898

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $62,508
Here:

$62,508
State:

$159,790

Mobile homes: $38,778
Here:

$38,778
State:

$69,122
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $916
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $341

Institutionalized population: 108
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $350,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $947 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $766 (0.9%)

Rolette County household income distribution in 2009 Rolette County home values distribution Rolette County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 35.5%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.3% for Black residents, 35.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.0% for American Indian residents, 4.2% for other race residents, 34.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 34.0%
Rolette County:

34.0%
North Dakota:

11.0%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.3% for Black residents, 25.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.6% for American Indian residents, 4.2% for other race residents, 31.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 29 years old
(Males: 28 years old, Females: 30 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 9 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24 years old, Other race residents: 71 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rolette County is $399 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $496 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $698 a month.

Cities in this county include: Belcourt, Rolla, Dunseith, Green Acres, Rolette, Shell Valley, St. John, East Dunseith, Mylo.

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

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Neighboring counties: Beltrami County, Minnesota , Glacier County, Montana , Toole County, Montana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 719
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 178 (44% naturalized citizens)

Rolette County:

1.3%
Whole state:

1.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 47
  • 1990 to 1994: 38
  • 1985 to 1989: 3
  • 1980 to 1984: 30
  • 1975 to 1979: 3
  • 1970 to 1974: 9
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1965 to 1969: 40
Note: State values scaled to Rolette County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.0%

Rolette County marital status for males Rolette County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,363
  • One, attached: 91
  • Two: 56
  • 3 or 4: 166
  • 5 to 9: 74
  • 10 to 19: 68
  • 20 or more: 138
  • Mobile homes: 1,063
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Rolette County with a mortgage: 577 (14 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,064

Here:

35.2% with mortgage
State:

58.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rolette County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic13,9317
Mainline Protestant1,3397
Evangelical Protestant84210
Other1271
None--
Rolette 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: 7
Rolette County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Rolette County:

3.67 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Rolette County:

14.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Rolette County:

37.6%
State:

27.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

23.5%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Rolette County:

Average size of farms: 971 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $61,278
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $89.17
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.96%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $46,123
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 48.17%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $80,197
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.91%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.06
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.76%
Corn for grain: 4465 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 84927 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 7680 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Rolette County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 74% 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 589.4 miles away from Rolette County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 280.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 317.2 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 427.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 272.6 miles away from Rolette 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 224.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: April 22, 2013 to May 16, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4118: May 29, 2013, FEMA Id: 4118, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2011 to July 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1981: May 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1981, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2009 to August 10, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1829: March 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1829, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms, Flooding, and Ground Saturation, Incident Period: March 30, 2006 to April 30, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1645: June 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1645, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Winter Storm and Record and/or Near Record Snow, Incident Period: October 04, 2005 to October 06, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1616: November 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1616, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • North Dakota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3247: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3247, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Dakota Severe Storms, Flooding, and Ground Saturation, Incident Period: June 01, 2005 to July 07, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1597: July 22, 2005, FEMA Id: 1597, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Floods, Incident Period: March 01, 2001 to August 09, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1376: May 28, 2001, FEMA Id: 1376, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: April 05, 2000 to August 12, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1334: June 27, 2000, FEMA Id: 1334, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Snow and Ice, Flooding, Ground Saturation, Landslides and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 01, 1999 to July 19, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1279: June 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 1279, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Snow
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Rolette County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 10, Snows: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

  • Canada (31%)
  • India (26%)
  • Philippines (21%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Other Northern Europe (3%)
  • Japan (3%)

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

  • Norwegian (9%)
  • German (7%)
  • French (except Basque) (5%)
  • Finnish (1%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • United States or American (1%)
  • French Canadian (1%)

Rolette County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,200 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 829 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 203 (5%)
  • Other means: 21 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 214 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in Rolette County, North Dakota in 2000:

  • 88 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 71 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in federal detention centers
  • 11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,468.

4.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
North Dakota average:

7.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.48% relocated from other counties in North Dakota ($18,665 average AGI)
1.44% relocated from other states ($8,205 average AGI)
Rolette County:

1.44%
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 Ward County, ND  0.73% ($21,438 average AGI)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.59% ($15,615)
from Burleigh County, ND  0.46% ($23,500)
from Cass County, ND  0.43% ($33,737)
from Bottineau County, ND  0.23% ($32,200)
from Pierce County, ND  0.23% ($31,800)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,005 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
North Dakota average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.60% relocated to other counties in North Dakota ($20,426 average AGI)
1.19% relocated to other states ($9,579 average AGI)
Rolette County:

1.19%
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 Ward County, ND  0.64% ($16,750 average AGI)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.55% ($19,208)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.53% ($17,609)
to Bottineau County, ND  0.30% ($39,923)
to Cass County, ND  0.30% ($22,154)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 21.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 21.4

Births per 1000 population in Rolette County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Rolette County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Rolette County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rolette County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rolette County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,685 (1,291 aged, 394 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 531 (11%)

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 Rolette County, North Dakota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (164)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (143)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (102)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (89)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (83)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (46)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (42)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (36)
  • Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic (33)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (31)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 14.47
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,884
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 376
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 149,736

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,330
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,132
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 22

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 43

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,815
  • In family households: 12,245 (1,828 male householders, 1,585 female householders)
    1,869 spouses, 5,023 children (4,727 natural, 126 adopted, 170 stepchildren), 781 grandchildren, 130 brothers or sisters, 77 parents, 226 other relatives, 659 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,570 (695 male householders (607 living alone)), 675 female householders (587 living alone)), 200 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 122 (108 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,078 2-persons, 777 3-persons, 715 4-persons, 469 5-persons, 209 6-persons, 165 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,194 1-person, 167 2-persons, 1 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

2,262 married couples with children.
1,990 single-parent households (450 men, 1,540 women).

93.2% of residents of Rolette County speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).
4.0% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $156,525,000 ($11,324 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,150,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $28,589,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $17,378,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $20,908,000
Federal grants: $54,971,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,587,000 ($1,566,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $29,093,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $260,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,929,000
Federal Government insurance: $21,502,000

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

Births: 1,475
Here:

106 per 1000 residents
State:

64 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 626
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +29
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -671
Here -48 per 1000 residents
State -29 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Rolette County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.06 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 102
  • 2010 to 2013: 156
  • 2000 to 2009: 573
  • 1990 to 1999: 616
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,107
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,528
  • 1960 to 1969: 801
  • 1950 to 1959: 256
  • 1940 to 1949: 157
  • 1939 or earlier: 439
Note: State values scaled to Rolette population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rolette County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Rolette County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 33
  • 3 rooms: 145
  • 4 rooms: 476
  • 5 rooms: 1,018
  • 6 rooms: 559
  • 7 rooms: 294
  • 8 rooms: 267
  • 9+ rooms: 280
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 98
  • 3 rooms: 236
  • 4 rooms: 344
  • 5 rooms: 449
  • 6 rooms: 176
  • 7 rooms: 91
  • 8 rooms: 57
  • 9+ rooms: 25
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rolette County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Rolette County population
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 134
  • 2 bedrooms: 771
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,578
  • 4 bedrooms: 445
  • 5+ bedrooms: 140
  • no bedroom: 27
  • 1 bedroom: 319
  • 2 bedrooms: 482
  • 3 bedrooms: 547
  • 4 bedrooms: 78
  • 5+ bedrooms: 31
Cars and other vehicles available in Rolette County, North Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Rolette County population
  • no vehicle: 124
  • 1 vehicle: 870
  • 2 vehicles: 1,189
  • 3 vehicles: 561
  • 4 vehicles: 220
  • 5+ vehicles: 108
  • no vehicle: 358
  • 1 vehicle: 674
  • 2 vehicles: 362
  • 3 vehicles: 59
  • 4 vehicles: 24
  • 5+ vehicles: 7

65% of Rolette County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in North Dakota.

Rolette County:

65.0%
State average:

57.5%

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

  • This state: 12,097
  • Northeast: 53
  • Midwest: 683
  • South: 101
  • West: 523

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $14,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rolette County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46.9%)
  • Electricity (29.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16.4%)
  • Wood (3.1%)
  • Utility gas (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Electricity (62.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15.6%)
  • Utility gas (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 79
Here:

3.3%
North Dakota:

7.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

1.4%
North Dakota:

6.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

3.9%
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)

Rolette County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $14,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $973,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $866,000
    General - Other: $515,000
    Health - Other: $482,000
    Police Protection: $425,000
    Corrections - Other: $216,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $212,000
    Financial Administration: $180,000
    Central Staff Services: $130,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $124,000
    General Public Buildings: $51,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Public Welfare - Other: $101,000
    Regular Highways: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $93,000
    Regular Highways: $50,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $189,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,000
    Police Protection: $26,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,000
    General Public Building: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,978,000

Rolette County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $45,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $215,000
    Highways: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $78,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $71,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $963,000
    Highways: $803,000
    General Local Government Support: $563,000
    Health and Hospitals: $425,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,349,000
    Other License: $4,000

Rolette County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,166,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 704
  • Number of aged recipients: 63
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 641
  • Number of recipients under 18: 109
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 449
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 146
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 228
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 332
Rolette County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Rolette County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Rolette County, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9378.2 years
John8575.8 years
William5873.4 years
Joseph5175.0 years
George3670.4 years
Louis3573.7 years
Frank3471.6 years
Robert3070.9 years
James3065.1 years
Alice2977.7 years
Most common last names in Rolette County, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis6270.3 years
Poitra5970.0 years
Decoteau5865.3 years
Azure5167.8 years
Belgarde4868.8 years
Johnson4879.6 years
Morin4572.8 years
Houle3369.7 years
Gourneau3364.2 years
Parisien3364.6 years
Businesses in Rolette County, ND
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Alco Stores1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1True Value1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1

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