Health and Nutrition of Ellendale, ND Residents

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Fifty one percent of Ellendale residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of five meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 51.5%
  • Dickey County 47.0%
  • State 50.2%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Ellendale 21.3
  • Dickey County 23.4
  • North Dakota 21.9

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Ellendale 5.0
  • County 3.1
  • State 3.6

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Here 2.3
  • County 1.9
  • North Dakota 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Ellendale 2.1
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.5
  • County 4.4
  • North Dakota 3.9

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

The average Ellendale resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fifteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Ellendale residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 49 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average two days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Ellendale 2.0
  • Dickey County 2.4
  • North Dakota 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 14.7%
  • Dickey County 18.8%
  • North Dakota 15.7%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Ellendale 18.9%
  • Dickey County 23.1%
  • North Dakota 21.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Ellendale 48.5%
  • Dickey County 41.1%
  • State 47.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Ellendale 2.5
  • County 2.3
  • State 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.6
  • County 2.8
  • North Dakota 2.6

Average number of teeth

  • Ellendale 23.8
  • Dickey County 19.2
  • State 22.5

The average height of Ellendale residents 16 years and older is 70 inches. The average weight is 198 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty seven percent of people living here are obese. Fifty percent have ever been obese. Twenty eight percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Ellendale 70.0
  • Dickey County 67.0
  • State 67.0

Average weight (pounds)

  • Here 197.6
  • Dickey County 178.3
  • State 179.7

Average BMI

  • Here 28.3
  • Dickey County 28.3
  • State 28.5

People that are obese (%)

  • Ellendale 37.3%
  • County 35.6%
  • State 36.0%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Ellendale 50.4%
  • Dickey County 50.0%
  • State 48.1%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Ellendale 28.0%
  • Dickey County 29.9%
  • State 34.6%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy two percent of Ellendale residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty eight percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty seven percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fifteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 71.8%
  • Dickey County 68.8%
  • State 65.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Ellendale 27.8%
  • County 26.8%
  • North Dakota 24.7%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 26.7%
  • Dickey County 23.7%
  • North Dakota 22.7%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Ellendale 3.3%
  • Dickey County 4.0%
  • North Dakota 3.2%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Ellendale 14.8%
  • County 16.2%
  • State 13.7%

Eleven percent of people living in Ellendale have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty five percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Five percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Ellendale 10.8%
  • Dickey County 12.4%
  • North Dakota 9.6%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Ellendale 45.2%
  • Dickey County 49.1%
  • North Dakota 45.9%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 3.7%
  • State 2.9%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ellendale residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 0.9
  • County 1.3
  • North Dakota 1.1

Twelve percent of Ellendale residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy five percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty six percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Twenty seven percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Thirty two percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Ellendale 12.4%
  • Dickey County 12.1%
  • North Dakota 12.3%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Ellendale 5.0%
  • County 7.9%
  • North Dakota 5.4%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Here 74.7%
  • County 71.6%
  • State 69.8%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Ellendale 35.5%
  • County 29.7%
  • State 31.8%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Ellendale 27.4%
  • County 18.6%
  • North Dakota 17.1%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Ellendale 31.5%
  • Dickey County 25.0%
  • North Dakota 23.5%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 39.9%
  • County 40.1%
  • State 44.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy seven percent of people living in Ellendale are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Ellendale 76.8%
  • County 74.4%
  • North Dakota 75.8%

Twenty four percent of people living in Ellendale have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty six percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty seven percent of people in Ellendale frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 23.7%
  • Dickey County 29.2%
  • State 22.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Ellendale 26.0%
  • County 30.5%
  • State 25.1%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 37.3%
  • County 44.4%
  • State 41.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 19.8%
  • County 25.8%
  • State 19.8%

Thirty four percent of people living in Ellendale use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 34.5%
  • Dickey County 29.5%
  • North Dakota 37.8%

Twenty three percent of Ellendale residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty one percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty seven percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty one percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty one percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Eleven percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 22.9%
  • Dickey County 27.9%
  • State 25.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 21.1%
  • Dickey County 27.8%
  • State 27.2%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Ellendale 40.1%
  • County 43.2%
  • State 42.5%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 46.9%
  • County 51.8%
  • State 51.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Ellendale 21.4%
  • County 29.7%
  • State 26.8%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 20.2%
  • County 21.7%
  • North Dakota 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 21.0%
  • Dickey County 19.7%
  • State 19.4%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Ellendale 10.7%
  • Dickey County 15.5%
  • State 14.2%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Here 3.8%
  • Dickey County 4.5%
  • North Dakota 4.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ellendale residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Ellendale 2.0
  • Dickey County 2.7
  • North Dakota 2.2

Ninety percent of people living in Ellendale have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Six percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 7.1 days per month on average. They have 7.8 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 32 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Ellendale 90.4%
  • Dickey County 80.7%
  • State 81.1%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • County 10.2%
  • North Dakota 10.7%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Ellendale 7.1
  • Dickey County 4.7
  • North Dakota 5.2

Average drinks/week

  • Here 7.8
  • Dickey County 5.9
  • North Dakota 5.9

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 32.1
  • Dickey County 25.7
  • State 24.3

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ninety five percent of Ellendale residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety three percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty five percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Ellendale have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty six percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty three percent have ever had anal sex. Eleven percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Ellendale were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 32 women. He has vaginal sex with 20 women. People living here were on average 18 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on 12 women. People in Ellendale were 17 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. Ten percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Ellendale has vaginal or anal sex 49 times a year. Fifty one percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Ellendale 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with seven men on average. They have had seven male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.2 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Ninety percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Ellendale 95.1%
  • Dickey County 97.9%
  • North Dakota 97.0%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 92.6%
  • County 95.6%
  • State 94.3%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Ellendale 88.6%
  • County 87.5%
  • State 87.9%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Ellendale 45.1%
  • Dickey County 54.2%
  • State 49.6%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Ellendale 5.4%
  • County 3.2%
  • North Dakota 6.1%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Ellendale 90.0%
  • County 97.3%
  • State 97.3%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Here 85.7%
  • Dickey County 85.2%
  • State 87.1%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Ellendale 33.1%
  • Dickey County 41.7%
  • State 37.7%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Ellendale 11.4%
  • Dickey County 12.3%
  • State 11.0%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 16.7
  • Dickey County 16.1
  • State 16.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 31.7
  • Dickey County 30.7
  • North Dakota 26.0

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 19.6
  • County 23.7
  • State 20.9

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Ellendale 18.1
  • Dickey County 20.6
  • North Dakota 21.2

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 12.4
  • County 6.0
  • State 5.5

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Ellendale 17.1
  • Dickey County 22.5
  • State 19.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Ellendale 9.9%
  • County 8.7%
  • North Dakota 7.8%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Ellendale 48.5
  • County 58.3
  • State 65.2

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Ellendale 50.9%
  • County 53.9%
  • State 55.3%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 7.3
  • Dickey County 11.5
  • State 11.0

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 7.1
  • Dickey County 10.1
  • State 9.8

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.2
  • County 0.5
  • State 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 89.9%
  • Dickey County 83.1%
  • State 84.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of households in Ellendale use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Ellendale 10.4%
  • Dickey County 11.8%
  • State 9.5%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 3.9%
  • County 4.3%
  • State 4.5%

Ellendale residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Here 6.8
  • Dickey County 6.8
  • State 6.9

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 30.0%
  • County 33.6%
  • State 31.9%

Forty eight percent of Ellendale residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 48.3%
  • Dickey County 55.0%
  • North Dakota 50.9%

Thirty three percent of Ellendale residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Fifty five percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty six percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty eight percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty seven percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.5 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 32.7%
  • Dickey County 22.3%
  • State 23.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 55.2%
  • County 37.0%
  • North Dakota 39.2%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Ellendale 35.7%
  • Dickey County 30.1%
  • North Dakota 28.6%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Ellendale 28.1%
  • Dickey County 10.9%
  • North Dakota 19.6%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Ellendale 46.6%
  • Dickey County 33.3%
  • State 43.7%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Ellendale 6.2
  • Dickey County 6.0
  • State 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Ellendale 2.8
  • County 3.1
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Ellendale 1.5
  • Dickey County 1.0
  • North Dakota 1.2

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eight percent of Ellendale residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Two percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty one percent are overweight. Nineteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eleven percent of people living in Ellendale have ever received a blood transfusion. Fifteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty four percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Six percent have ever been told they had gout. Five percent have congestive heart failure. Five percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Five percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Five percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Thirteen percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • Dickey County 12.8%
  • North Dakota 10.7%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • County 3.9%
  • State 3.0%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 4.5%
  • North Dakota 4.1%

People with overweight (%)

  • Ellendale 31.4%
  • Dickey County 33.7%
  • North Dakota 33.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Ellendale 19.3%
  • Dickey County 26.9%
  • State 19.1%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Ellendale 10.9%
  • Dickey County 15.6%
  • North Dakota 11.3%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Here 15.0%
  • Dickey County 22.8%
  • North Dakota 18.2%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Ellendale 24.2%
  • County 34.5%
  • State 26.4%

People with gout (%)

  • Ellendale 6.0%
  • County 5.2%
  • State 3.7%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Ellendale 4.5%
  • Dickey County 6.5%
  • North Dakota 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Ellendale 5.5%
  • County 5.3%
  • State 3.5%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Ellendale 2.1%
  • Dickey County 3.2%
  • North Dakota 2.4%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Ellendale 4.6%
  • Dickey County 6.3%
  • State 4.1%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Ellendale 3.4%
  • Dickey County 5.8%
  • North Dakota 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • County 6.9%
  • North Dakota 3.5%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 5.0%
  • County 8.4%
  • State 8.2%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.0%
  • Dickey County 5.2%
  • North Dakota 3.8%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Ellendale 2.3%
  • Dickey County 5.0%
  • North Dakota 2.8%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 13.0%
  • County 11.3%
  • State 9.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty two percent of births in Ellendale were vaginal deliveries. Thirty eight percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.8 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty three percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Eighty four percent of women breastfeed their children. Ten percent of women in Ellendale have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Sixty seven percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Ten percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Seventeen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Nine percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 62.4%
  • Dickey County 71.7%
  • State 64.1%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Here 37.6%
  • Dickey County 28.3%
  • State 35.9%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.8%
  • Dickey County 99.5%
  • North Dakota 99.5%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 52.8%
  • County 62.9%
  • North Dakota 58.3%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 83.7%
  • County 52.4%
  • North Dakota 55.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Ellendale 10.3%
  • County 28.4%
  • State 22.4%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Ellendale 66.6%
  • County 71.9%
  • North Dakota 76.2%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Ellendale 10.3%
  • Dickey County 5.4%
  • North Dakota 9.9%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Ellendale 17.0%
  • County 14.6%
  • State 14.2%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • County 23.3%
  • State 20.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Ellendale report their general health condition on average at 59 percent. Nine percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 35 percent of Ellendale residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Ten percent of people living in Ellendale are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Ellendale 59.3%
  • County 51.2%
  • State 56.8%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 9.2%
  • County 3.1%
  • North Dakota 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 34.8%
  • Dickey County 36.2%
  • North Dakota 37.0%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Ellendale 9.8%
  • County 7.7%
  • North Dakota 8.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People in Ellendale spend $308 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 17 percent of their income. The average family in Ellendale spends $83 on food at other stores monthly. This is six percent of their income. They spend $157 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is 14 percent of their income. They also spend $24 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is two percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $308
  • County $357
  • State $357

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Ellendale 16.9%
  • County 26.4%
  • North Dakota 22.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $83
  • Dickey County $55
  • North Dakota $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 6.0%
  • County 3.5%
  • State 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Ellendale $157
  • County $117
  • North Dakota $140

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 13.6%
  • Dickey County 6.5%
  • North Dakota 6.7%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Ellendale $24
  • Dickey County $19
  • North Dakota $27

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Ellendale 2.2%
  • Dickey County 1.1%
  • North Dakota 1.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Ellendale report their general condition of hearing on average at 76 percent. Eighty two percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety three percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty four percent of Ellendale population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Sixty five percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Twenty three percent of people in Ellendale had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 75.7%
  • County 74.4%
  • State 78.0%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 81.6%
  • County 74.0%
  • North Dakota 77.3%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 93.3%
  • County 94.3%
  • State 94.5%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 24.5%
  • County 24.8%
  • North Dakota 20.8%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 65.4%
  • Dickey County 50.0%
  • North Dakota 45.6%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Ellendale 23.4%
  • County 17.5%
  • North Dakota 16.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Thirty one percent of Ellendale residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Ellendale 31.0%
  • County 29.2%
  • State 27.2%

Nineteen percent of Ellendale residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty five percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eight percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Eight percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Ellendale 19.1%
  • Dickey County 26.6%
  • North Dakota 18.1%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Ellendale 24.9%
  • Dickey County 34.6%
  • State 24.6%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • Dickey County 13.4%
  • North Dakota 9.1%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Ellendale 10.4%
  • County 13.6%
  • North Dakota 9.9%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Ellendale 8.3%
  • Dickey County 11.5%
  • State 7.8%
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