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McKenzie County, North Dakota (ND)

County population in 2019: 13,428 (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: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in McKenzie County: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.3%), Educational, health and social services (17.6%), Retail trade (12.3%), Construction (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in McKenzie County, ND (2019)
    • 10,31576.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,43010.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1,1528.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2491.9%Two or more races
    • 2171.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 550.4%Asian alone
Median resident age:

30.4 years
North Dakota median age:

35.5 years
Males: 7,280  (54.2%)
Females: 6,148  (45.8%)
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Average household size:
McKenzie County:

2.0 people
North Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $77,464 ($29,342 in 1999)
This county:

$77,464
North Dakota:

$64,577

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $1,028 (lower quartile is $554, upper quartile is $1,371)
This county:

$1028
State:

$726


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $252,751 (it was $46,800 in 2000)
McKenzie:

$252,751
North Dakota:

$205,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $148,348 - $369,078

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $308,525
Here:

$308,525
State:

$259,816

Townhouses or other attached units: $259,891
Here:

$259,891
State:

$230,047

Mobile homes: $176,402
Here:

$176,402
State:

$78,704

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,537
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $458

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
McKenzie County, ND map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 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
  • 2015: 554 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2016: 41 buildings, average cost: $239,800
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $345,100
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $262,400
  • 2019: 25 buildings, average cost: $290,500
Number of permits per 10,000 McKenzie, ND residents
Average permit cost in McKenzie, ND
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,454 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,262 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in McKenzie, ND in 2019
Distribution of house value in McKenzie, ND in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in McKenzie, ND in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.2%
McKenzie County:

11.2%
North Dakota:

10.6%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Black residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.3% for American Indian residents, 54.1% for other race residents, 1.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 30.4 years old
(Males: 30.5 years old, Females: 30.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 32.3 years old, Black residents: 24.6 years old, American Indian residents: 21.6 years old, Asian residents: 55.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.6 years old, Other race residents: 56.7 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

2018 air pollution in McKenzie County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.030 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 10.8 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.0 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 November 2020:
Here:

8.4%
North Dakota:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in McKenzie, ND
County total employment by year in McKenzie, ND
County average yearly wages by year in McKenzie, ND

Current college students: 116
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 356 (80.0% naturalized citizens)

McKenzie County:

2.7%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 412010 or later
  • 2842000 to 2009
  • 231990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 14Before 1970

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: 3,201
  • One, attached: 286
  • Two: 164
  • 3 or 4: 274
  • 5 to 9: 227
  • 10 to 19: 220
  • 20 to 49: 979
  • 50 or more: 576
  • Mobile homes: 850

Housing units in McKenzie County with a mortgage: 1,141 (20 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,236

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

52.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for McKenzie County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 135% greater 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 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi) earthquake occurred 433.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Dakota Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: June 29, 2020 - July 1, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4565-ND: October 2, 2020, FEMA Id: 4565, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4509, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 2019 - April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4444, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 17, 2013 to June 17, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4128: July 12, 2013, FEMA Id: 4128, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: April 29, 2011 to May 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1986: May 20, 2011, FEMA Id: 1986, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 20, 2010 to January 25, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1879: February 26, 2010, FEMA Id: 1879, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 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
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in McKenzie County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Snows: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - McKenzie

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,289 (80.6%)
  • Carpooled: 882 (9.8%)
  • Bus: 23 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 160 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 23 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 192 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 476 (5.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (62%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Spain (9%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Ukraine (4%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Poland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in McKenzie County


  • German (18%)
  • Norwegian (16%)
  • American (6%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Scandinavian (1%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $170,394.

19.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($71,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

19.88%
North Dakota average:

8.08%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.34% relocated from other counties in North Dakota ($16,395 average AGI)
15.54% relocated from other states ($54,950 average AGI)
McKenzie County:

15.54%
North Dakota average:

4.83%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Williams County, ND  1.17% ($93,289 average AGI)
from Stark County, ND  0.57% ($83,227)


24.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($74,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

24.73%
North Dakota average:

9.36%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.69% relocated to other counties in North Dakota ($20,568 average AGI)
20.04% relocated to other states ($54,367 average AGI)
McKenzie County:

20.04%
North Dakota average:

6.08%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Williams County, ND  1.64% ($76,403 average AGI)
to Stark County, ND  0.66% ($82,222)
to Burleigh County, ND  0.49% ($49,600)

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 2019: 7.0

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 population in McKenzie County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in McKenzie County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in McKenzie County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in McKenzie County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in McKenzie County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in McKenzie County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in McKenzie County, North Dakota in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (10)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (10)

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: 3,019
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 436
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 24,241

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,555
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 983
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 36

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 18
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 18

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,479
  • Male householders: 2,247 (763 living alone), Female householders: 2,127 (442 living alone)
  • 1,993 spouses (1,989 opposite-sex spouses), 390 unmarried partners, (377 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,455 children (4,321 natural, 64 adopted, 65 stepchildren), 239 grandchildren, 245 brothers or sisters, 200 parents, 11 foster children, 160 other relatives, 1,166 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 229

Size of family households: 1,220 2-persons, 494 3-persons, 465 4-persons, 270 5-persons, 138 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,257 1-person, 396 2-persons, 62 3-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

2,863 married couples with children.
984 single-parent households (151 men, 833 women).

86.0% of residents of McKenzie speak English at home.
8.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
3.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (16% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 45% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (36% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 43% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $43,533,000 ($7,917 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:

6.5
State:

7.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.0

Year house built in McKenzie County, North Dakota
  • Year house built in McKenzie County, North Dakota
  • 2,2912014 or later
  • 8612010 to 2013
  • 7692000 to 2009
  • 3111990 to 1999
  • 6201980 to 1989
  • 6031970 to 1979
  • 3881960 to 1969
  • 4721950 to 1959
  • 3051940 to 1949
  • 6021939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in McKenzie County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McKenzie County, North Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in McKenzie County, North Dakota
  • 11 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 353 rooms
  • 2284 rooms
  • 4165 rooms
  • 4826 rooms
  • 2877 rooms
  • 3768 rooms
  • 4739+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McKenzie County, North Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in McKenzie County, North Dakota
  • 3741 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 3243 rooms
  • 4804 rooms
  • 3635 rooms
  • 2376 rooms
  • 397 rooms
  • 508 rooms
  • 919+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in McKenzie County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in McKenzie County, North Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in McKenzie County, North Dakota
  • 2no bedroom
  • 641 bedroom
  • 4112 bedrooms
  • 1,0093 bedrooms
  • 5754 bedrooms
  • 3115+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McKenzie County, North Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in McKenzie County, North Dakota
  • 425no bedroom
  • 2711 bedroom
  • 5512 bedrooms
  • 5573 bedrooms
  • 1704 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in McKenzie County, North Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in McKenzie County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in McKenzie County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 13no vehicle
  • 3981 vehicle
  • 7472 vehicles
  • 5703 vehicles
  • 3134 vehicles
  • 3115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in McKenzie County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in McKenzie County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 98no vehicle
  • 8381 vehicle
  • 7232 vehicles
  • 2013 vehicles
  • 544 vehicles
  • 1075+ vehicles

77.9% of McKenzie County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in North Dakota.

McKenzie County:

77.9%
State average:

82.2%

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

  • This state: 6,101
  • Other state: 6,935
  • Northeast: 191
  • Midwest: 1,996
  • South: 1,130
  • West: 3,735
Year householders moved into unit in McKenzie County, ND
Most commonly used house heating fuel in McKenzie County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 44.0%Utility gas
  • 32.6%Electricity
  • 22.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.1%Electricity
  • 22.6%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 129
Here:

7.5%
North Dakota:

9.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 114
Here:

16.1%
North Dakota:

8.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 61
Here:

18.3%
North Dakota:

8.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

McKenzie County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $6,641,000
    Solid Waste Management: $977,000
    Regular Highways: $724,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $27,274,000
    Water Utilities: $350,000
    Solid Waste Management: $262,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $13,052,000
    Police Protection: $6,055,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,214,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,453,000
    General - Other: $2,259,000
    Financial Administration: $1,650,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,620,000
    Central Staff Services: $816,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $799,000
    General Public Buildings: $732,000
    Solid Waste Management: $658,000
    Water Utilities: $558,000
    Health - Other: $513,000
    Housing and Community Development: $426,000
    Parks and Recreation: $334,000
    Libraries: $303,000
    Local Fire Protection: $85,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $67,000
    Air Transportation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,995,000
    General Local Government Support: $216,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,375,000
    Highways: $856,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,487,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,939,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $548,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $6,547,000
    Interest Earnings: $161,000
    Rents: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,752,000
    Police Protection: $531,000
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000
    Water Utilities: $28,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Libraries: $2,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $97,803,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,592,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $251,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $45,874,000
    Highways: $4,217,000
    Public Welfare: $453,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,022,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,908,000
    Other License: $162,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,770,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,099,000

McKenzie County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $6,641,000
    Solid Waste Management: $977,000
    Regular Highways: $724,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $27,274,000
    Water Utilities: $350,000
    Solid Waste Management: $262,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $13,052,000
    Police Protection: $6,055,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,214,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,453,000
    General - Other: $2,259,000
    Financial Administration: $1,650,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,620,000
    Central Staff Services: $816,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $799,000
    General Public Buildings: $732,000
    Solid Waste Management: $658,000
    Water Utilities: $558,000
    Health - Other: $513,000
    Housing and Community Development: $426,000
    Parks and Recreation: $334,000
    Libraries: $303,000
    Local Fire Protection: $85,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $67,000
    Air Transportation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,995,000
    General Local Government Support: $216,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,375,000
    Highways: $856,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,487,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,939,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $548,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $6,547,000
    Interest Earnings: $161,000
    Rents: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,752,000
    Police Protection: $531,000
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000
    Water Utilities: $28,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Libraries: $2,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $97,803,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,592,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $251,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $45,874,000
    Highways: $4,217,000
    Public Welfare: $453,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,022,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,908,000
    Other License: $162,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,770,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,099,000

McKenzie County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $6,641,000
    Solid Waste Management: $977,000
    Regular Highways: $724,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $27,274,000
    Water Utilities: $350,000
    Solid Waste Management: $262,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $13,052,000
    Police Protection: $6,055,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,214,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,453,000
    General - Other: $2,259,000
    Financial Administration: $1,650,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,620,000
    Central Staff Services: $816,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $799,000
    General Public Buildings: $732,000
    Solid Waste Management: $658,000
    Water Utilities: $558,000
    Health - Other: $513,000
    Housing and Community Development: $426,000
    Parks and Recreation: $334,000
    Libraries: $303,000
    Local Fire Protection: $85,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $67,000
    Air Transportation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,995,000
    General Local Government Support: $216,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,375,000
    Highways: $856,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,487,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,939,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $548,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $6,547,000
    Interest Earnings: $161,000
    Rents: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,752,000
    Police Protection: $531,000
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000
    Water Utilities: $28,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Libraries: $2,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $97,803,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,592,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $251,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $45,874,000
    Highways: $4,217,000
    Public Welfare: $453,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,022,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,908,000
    Other License: $162,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,770,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,099,000

McKenzie County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $6,641,000
    Solid Waste Management: $977,000
    Regular Highways: $724,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $27,274,000
    Water Utilities: $350,000
    Solid Waste Management: $262,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $13,052,000
    Police Protection: $6,055,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,214,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,453,000
    General - Other: $2,259,000
    Financial Administration: $1,650,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,620,000
    Central Staff Services: $816,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $799,000
    General Public Buildings: $732,000
    Solid Waste Management: $658,000
    Water Utilities: $558,000
    Health - Other: $513,000
    Housing and Community Development: $426,000
    Parks and Recreation: $334,000
    Libraries: $303,000
    Local Fire Protection: $85,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $67,000
    Air Transportation: $30,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,995,000
    General Local Government Support: $216,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,375,000
    Highways: $856,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,487,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,939,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $548,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $6,547,000
    Interest Earnings: $161,000
    Rents: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,752,000
    Police Protection: $531,000
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000
    Water Utilities: $28,000
    Correctional Institutions: $26,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,000
    Libraries: $2,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $97,803,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,592,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $251,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $45,874,000
    Highways: $4,217,000
    Public Welfare: $453,000
    Water Utilities: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,022,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,908,000
    Other License: $162,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,770,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,099,000

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
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

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