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Population (year 2000): 36,567. Estimated population in July 2005: 34,984 (-4.3% change)
Males: 17,626 (48.2%), Females: 18,941 (51.8%)

Ward County

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Median resident age: 35.0 years
Median household income: $32,218 (year 2000)
Median house value: $80,400 (year 2000)

Minot, ND residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Minot:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.4%)
  • American Indian (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Black (1.3%)

Ancestries: German (40.8%), Norwegian (32.3%), Irish (8.7%), English (5.4%), Swedish (4.2%), French (3.2%).

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Elevation: 1555 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles

Minot,

For population 25 years and over in Minot

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minot city

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

2.1% Foreign born (1.0% North America, 0.6% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,917 (+5.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: ND Bismarck, (104.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MN Minneapolis, (595.9 miles pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (1034.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: ND (9.8 miles Burlington, ND (10.9 miles Surrey, AFB, ND (12.9 miles Minot Lacs, ND (18.7 miles Des ND (19.2 miles Sawyer, ND (20.0 miles Glenburn, Deering, ND (20.0 miles) , ND (27.7 miles Velva,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 88 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 1998: 101 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 1999: 89 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2000: 64 buildings, average cost: $105,600
  • 2001: 59 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 2002: 66 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2003: 68 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2004: 69 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2005: 136 buildings, average cost: $164,100

Latitude: 48.23 N, Longitude: 101.29 W

Area code: 701


Minot, North Dakota business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.3%), Retail trade (14.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,343 (+6.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 14,396 (78.0%)


 

Crime in Minot by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 0 0 1 1
    per 100,000 5.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.7 2.7
Rapes 9 16 13 12 26 28
    per 100,000 24.6 43.8 35.6 32.8 71.1 76.6
Robberies 3 7 4 4 6 5
    per 100,000 8.2 19.1 10.9 10.9 16.4 13.7
Assaults 15 17 18 24 24 38
    per 100,000 41.0 46.5 49.2 65.6 65.6 103.9
Burglaries 127 150 129 191 126 150
    per 100,000 347.3 410.2 352.8 522.3 344.6 410.2
Thefts 853 948 934 881 913 851
    per 100,000 2332.7 2592.5 2554.2 2409.3 2496.8 2327.2
Auto thefts 78 65 83 77 111 103
    per 100,000 213.3 177.8 227.0 210.6 303.6 281.7
160.7 179.2 172.4 179.3 197.5 202.6


Average climate in Minot, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Minot,

Minot-area historical tornado activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1960, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the Minot city center injured one person.

On 7/5/1955, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 55.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Derek Abney - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Dec 19, 1980), Tim Jackman - NHL player (Columbus Blue Jackets, born: Nov 14, 1981).


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Hospital/medical center in Minot:
  • TRINITY ST JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL (407 3RD ST SE & BURDICK EXPRESSWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Minot:
  • GARRISON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - CAH (about 44 miles; GARRISON, ND)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 56 miles; TURTLE LAKE, ND)
  • KENMARE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL - CAH (about 65 miles; KENMARE, ND)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Minot:
  • MINOT INTL (about 3 miles; MINOT, ND; ID: MOT)
  • MINOT AFB (about 13 miles; MINOT, ND; ID: MIB)
  • BISMARCK MUNI (about 108 miles; BISMARCK, ND; ID: BIS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Minot:
  • MOHALL MUNI (about 41 miles; MOHALL, ND; ID: HBC)
  • GARRISON MUNI (about 42 miles; GARRISON, ND; ID: D05)
  • TRULSON FIELD (about 48 miles; PLAZA, ND; ID: Y99)

Amtrak station:
MINOT (400 1ST AVE. S.W.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 2 $6,038 $36,228 0 $0
Firefighters 47 $160,176 $40,896 0 $0
Police - Other 22 $53,585 $29,228 1 $644
Streets and Highways 23 $84,856 $44,272 3 $4,585
Airports 13 $37,764 $34,859 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 28 $70,270 $30,115 4 $5,522
Other Government Administration 5 $19,209 $46,101 16 $7,660
Parks and Recreation 10 $31,352 $37,622 51 $11,285
Water Supply 15 $41,539 $33,231 3 $2,586
Local Libraries 12 $33,626 $33,626 10 $6,863
Other and Unallocable 23 $71,273 $37,185 4 $4,505
Police Protection - Officers 58 $203,487 $42,100 1 $228
Judicial and Legal 1 $3,170 $38,040 1 $425
Financial Administration 15 $53,592 $42,873 0 $0
Transit 1 $2,210 $26,520 9 $10,432
Sewerage 24 $68,955 $34,477 4 $5,854
Totals for Government 299 $941,103 $37,770 107 $60,591


Colleges/Universities in Minot:
  • MINOT STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,662; Location: 500 UNIVERSITY AVE W; Public; Website: www.misu.nodak.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • HEADQUARTERS ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 34; Location: 108 S MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • TRINITY SCHOOL OF CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE (Location: ONE BURDICK EXPY; Private, not-for-profit)
  • TRINITY SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY (Location: 120 BURDICK EXPY E; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Minot:
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 103 miles; BISMARCK, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,205)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 108 miles; BISMARCK, ND; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 272 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; FT enrollment: 2,356)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 293 miles; GRAND FORKS, ND; FT enrollment: 9,935)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 312 miles; FARGO, ND; FT enrollment: 8,836)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 313 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; FT enrollment: 3,190)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 315 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; FT enrollment: 2,002)
Public high schools in Minot:
  • MAGIC CITY CAMPUS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,026; Location: 1100 11TH AVE SW; Grades: 11 - 12)
  • SOURIS RIVER CAMPUS ALT HIGH (Students: 256; Location: 1510 UNIVERSITY AVE W; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Minot:
  • BISHOP RYAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 351; Location: 316 11TH AVENUE N W; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • OUR REDEEMERS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 700 16TH AVENUE SOUTHEAST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • DAKOTA MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: PO BOX 5007 6301 19TH AVE NW; Grades: 7 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Minot:
  • CENTRAL CAMPUS SCHOOL (Students: 1,014; Location: 215 1ST ST SE; Grades: 09 - 10)
  • JIM HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 637; Location: 1000 6TH ST SW; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ERIK RAMSTAD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 465; Location: 501 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EDISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 416; Location: 701 17TH AVE SW; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 343; Location: 2215 8TH ST NW; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BELAIR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 501 25TH ST NW; Grades: KG - 06)
  • SUNNYSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 274; Location: 1000 5TH AVE SE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 255; Location: 600 16TH ST NW; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NEDROSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 6900 HWY 2 E; Grades: PK - 08)
  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 1001 2ND ST SE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Minot:
  • ST LEO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 208 SE FIRST STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • LITTLE FLOWER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 127; Location: 800 UNIVERSITY AVE WEST; Grades: PK - 6)
Libraries in Minot:
  • MINOT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $841,058; Location: 516 2ND AVE SW; 124,960 books; 5,356 audio materials; 2,995 video materials; 300 serial subscriptions)
  • WARD COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $159,471; Location: 405 THIRD AVENUE SE; 47,945 books; 661 audio materials; 419 video materials; 39 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • The Minot television station KXMC is now owned by Clear Channel Communications.
 

Minot compared to North Dakota state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Minot:
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRRZ (1390 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minot:
  • KIZZ (93.7 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHRT-FM (106.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING INC)
  • KYYX (97.1 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMPR (88.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220GC (91.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZPR (105.3 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMXA-FM (99.9 FM; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Minot:
  • KMOT (Channel 10; MINOT, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • KXMC-TV (Channel 13; MINOT, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSRE (Channel 6; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXND (Channel 24; MINOT, ND; Owner: PRIME CITIES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMCY (Channel 14; MINOT, ND; Owner: KBMY-KMCY, LLC)

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