Portal, North Dakota

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Portal Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 171 miles NW of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 518 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Burke
Standard Zip Codes 58772
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.995
Longitude -102.549

Portal Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 19.2 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
Distance 30.6 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 CROSBY
Distance 34.7 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
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Portal Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 131 100%
Male 66 50.4%
Female 65 49.6%
Under 18 23 17.6%
18+ 108 82.4%
65+ 23 17.6%
Median Age 48.3
Average Family Size 2.58
White 130 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.8%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Portal Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 120
Growth -11
Growth % -8.4%

Portal 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 46.2%
German 19.7%
English 11.4%
Swedish 7.6%
Irish 6.1%
Polish 3%
Dutch 2.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.3%
Danish 1.5%
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Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Portal 131 $48,929
Bowbells 406 $35,625
Columbus 151 $26,667
Lignite 174 $33,750
Noonan 154 $46,250
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