Forman, North Dakota

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Forman, North Dakota

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High Points

Forman 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 Forman Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Forman Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 6% Forman Well-Paid Single Women
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Forman Affordability of Rents
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 13% Forman Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Forman, North Dakota

Comparing Forman 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
Age of the Population 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 6
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 3 7
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 1 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Working at Home 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5

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Forman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles SW of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 225 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Sargent
Standard Zip Codes 58032
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.107
Longitude -97.636

Forman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station FORMAN 5 SSE
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 18 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 20.5 inches
Station OAKES 2 S
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 18 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 84 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 19.5 inches
Station MC LEOD 3 E
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 16 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 20.5 inches
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Forman Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 506 100%
Male 251 49.6%
Female 255 50.4%
Under 18 106 20.9%
18+ 400 79.1%
65+ 127 25.1%
Median Age 46.3
Average Family Size 2.91
White 494 97.6%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 7 1.4%
Mixed Race 4 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 1.4%

Estimated Forman Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 476
Growth -30
Growth % -5.9%

Forman 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 39.4%
German 38.7%
English 4.6%
Swedish 3.5%
Dutch 2.1%
Polish 1.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
US/American 1.4%
Irish 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.9%
Russian 0.9%
African 0.7%
French Canadian 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
Luxemburger 0.5%
Czech 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Forman 506 $48,929
Cogswell 165 $45,208
Gwinner 717 $48,250
Lisbon 2,292 $47,566
Milnor 711 $41,563
Oakes 1,979 $39,625
Rutland 220 $34,167

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Forman Public Library
Forman, North Dakota
(701) 724-4032

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Forman High Schools (2004)

575 5TH ST SW
Serves 147 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

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