Northwood, North Dakota

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Northwood, North Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Northwood Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 12% Northwood Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 13% Northwood Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 14% Northwood People in Middle Class or Better
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Northwood Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Northwood Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Northwood, North Dakota

Comparing Northwood 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 9
Senior Citizens 10 7
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 2 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 1 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Short Commute Times 9 3
Working at Home 6 5
Public Transportation Use 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 10 8
Affordability of Rents 9 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
Housing Recently Built 4 2

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Northwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles NW of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 280 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Grand Forks
Metro Area Grand Forks
Standard Zip Codes 58267
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.734
Longitude -97.566

Northwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 14 F
Apr Temp 28 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 55 F
Annual Precip 20.4 inches
Station SHARON
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 13 F
Apr Temp 31 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 21.2 inches
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches
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Northwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 959 100%
Male 457 47.7%
Female 502 52.3%
Under 18 199 20.8%
18+ 760 79.2%
65+ 268 27.9%
Median Age 47.6
Average Family Size 2.85
White 951 99.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 4 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.7%

Estimated Northwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 884
Growth -75
Growth % -7.8%

Northwood 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 67.5%
German 15%
Scottish 2.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
English 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Danish 1.3%
Irish 1.2%
US/American 1%
Polish 1%
Czech 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Swiss 0.3%
Portuguese 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Italian 0.2%
European 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kempton (58267)

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)
Northwood 959 $41,667
Emerado 510 $33,750
Hatton 707 $38,250
Larimore 1,433 $40,542
Mayville 1,953 $44,931
Portland 604 $43,250
Sharon 109 $43,125
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Serves 169 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15

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