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People

Total Population 91
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 23.1%
Employed Population 16+ 59
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 44.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $136,250
% Above Poverty Level 92.3%
% Below Poverty Level 7.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 47.2%
Median Gross Rent $448
Median House Value $117,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.6%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 18.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lignite Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 165 miles NW of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 514 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Burke
Standard Zip Codes 58752
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.877
Longitude -102.562

Lignite Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BOWBELLS
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 28 to 53 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 29 to 55 F
Annual Precip 16.7 inches
Station KENMARE 1 WSW
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 17 F
Apr Temp 28 to 53 F
Jul Temp 54 to 80 F
Oct Temp 30 to 55 F
Annual Precip 17.1 inches
Station WILDROSE 3 NW
Distance 33.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bowbells 402 $80,750
Columbus 219 $0
Noonan 188 $66,500
Portal 114 $60,833
Powers Lake 426 $50,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Lignite High Schools

BURKE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
101 4TH AVE W
701-933-2821
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 52 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.7

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