Drayton, North Dakota

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Drayton, North Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Drayton Well-Paid Single Men
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Drayton Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Drayton Short Commute Times
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 13% Drayton People in Middle Class or Better
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Drayton Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Drayton, North Dakota

Comparing Drayton 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
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Senior Citizens 8 4
Age of the Population 8 4
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 4
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
Median Family Income 7 9
College Educated Adults 6 4
People Above Poverty 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 8
Short Commute Times 10 4
Working at Home 3 2
Public Transportation Use 3 4


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

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Drayton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 118 miles N of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 309 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Pembina
Standard Zip Codes 58225
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.571
Longitude -97.177

Drayton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 13 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 18.3 inches
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp -8 to 10 F
Apr Temp 28 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 31 to 53 F
Annual Precip 18.9 inches
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 12 F
Apr Temp 28 to 52 F
Jul Temp 54 to 80 F
Oct Temp 30 to 54 F
Annual Precip 18.5 inches
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Drayton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 913 100%
Male 464 50.8%
Female 449 49.2%
Under 18 232 25.4%
18+ 681 74.6%
65+ 179 19.6%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 2.95
White 893 97.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 6 0.7%
Mixed Race 12 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2.1%

Estimated Drayton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 852
Growth -61
Growth % -6.7%

Drayton 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 29.5%
Polish 17.5%
German 15.3%
English 7.4%
Swedish 5.6%
US/American 4.9%
Irish 4.7%
French (except Basque) 4.5%
Italian 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Scandinavian 1%
Icelander 1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1%
Scottish 0.7%
Czech 0.6%
Belgian 0.5%
Luxemburger 0.5%
Finnish 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
French Canadian 0.2%
Syrian 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bowesmont (58225)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Drayton 913 $46,484
Crystal 167 $32,500
Grafton 4,516 $41,747
Hoople 292 $38,125
Minto 657 $43,167
St. Thomas 447 $44,375
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Drayton High Schools (2004)

108 S 5TH ST
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 110 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.5

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