Crosby, North Dakota

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Crosby, North Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Crosby Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Crosby Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Crosby Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 11% Crosby Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 16% Crosby Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Crosby, North Dakota

Comparing Crosby 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 5 9
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 3
Median Family Income 5 5
People Above Poverty 4 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 7 9
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 8
Affordability of Rents 10 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Housing Recently Built 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3

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Crosby Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 186 miles NW of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 545 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Divide
Standard Zip Codes 58730
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.914
Longitude -103.294

Crosby Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CROSBY
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 18 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 32 to 56 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 54 to 80 F
Oct Temp 30 to 54 F
Annual Precip 14.6 inches
Distance 35.7 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 18 F
Apr Temp 29 to 55 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 31 to 57 F
Annual Precip 13.5 inches
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Crosby Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,089 100%
Male 510 46.8%
Female 579 53.2%
Under 18 212 19.5%
18+ 877 80.5%
65+ 369 33.9%
Median Age 50.5
Average Family Size 2.77
White 1,070 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 11 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.8%

Estimated Crosby Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,017
Growth -72
Growth % -6.6%

Crosby 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
Norwegian 68.3%
German 12.5%
Irish 3.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
US/American 2.3%
Swedish 2.3%
English 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Scandinavian 0.9%
Danish 0.8%
Finnish 0.6%
Polish 0.5%
Belgian 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Icelander 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Crosby 1,089 $39,643
Columbus 151 $26,667
Noonan 154 $46,250
Wildrose 129 $21,250

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Divide County Public Library
Crosby, North Dakota
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Crosby High Schools (2004)

605 SE 4TH
Serves 176 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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