Beach, North Dakota

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Beach, North Dakota

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High Points

Beach strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Dakota):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Beach Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Beach Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Beach Affordability of Rents
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Beach College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Beach, North Dakota

Comparing Beach to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Dakota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 6
Age of the Population 9 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Racial Diversity 3 6
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 6
Average Household Size 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
Median Family Income 3 2
People Above Poverty 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 10 8
Working at Home 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 5
People Living Alone 8 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Housing Recently Built 3 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2

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Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 152 miles W of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 499 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Golden Valley
Standard Zip Codes 58621
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.918
Longitude -104.003

Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BEACH
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 25 F
Apr Temp 30 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 85 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 15.2 inches
Station CARLYLE 12 NW
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 84 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 15.4 inches
Station SAVAGE
Distance 39.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 32 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 13.9 inches
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Beach Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,116 100%
Male 498 44.6%
Female 618 55.4%
Under 18 284 25.4%
18+ 832 74.6%
65+ 286 25.6%
Median Age 43.2
Average Family Size 3
White 1,101 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 6 0.5%
Mixed Race 5 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1%

Estimated Beach Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,000
Growth -116
Growth % -10.4%

Beach Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 41.7%
Norwegian 16.6%
Polish 7.1%
US/American 5.7%
English 4.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
Irish 3.7%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Swedish 2.8%
Czech 1.4%
Danish 1.4%
French Canadian 1.1%
Scandinavian 1%
Italian 1%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Russian 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.5%
Dutch 0.4%
Northern European 0.4%
Hungarian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Beach, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Trotters (58621)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Beach Public Libraries

Golden Valley County Library
Beach, North Dakota
(701) 872-4627

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Beach High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 215 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

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