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Underwood, North Dakota


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Underwood, North Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Underwood Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Underwood Short Commute Times
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 17% Underwood Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Underwood, North Dakota

Comparing Underwood 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
Compared
to State
Age of the Population 10 8
Senior Citizens 9 5
Well-Paid Single Women 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 3
Racial Diversity 1 2

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 4 8

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Median Family Income 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 9
People Above Poverty 5 4
College Educated Adults 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Short Commute Times 9 3
Working at Home 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 5

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Housing Recently Built 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
People Living Alone 7 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Underwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles N of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 413 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County McLean
Standard Zip Codes 58576
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.456
Longitude -101.136

Underwood 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 UNDERWOOD
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 17 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 32 to 56 F
Annual Precip 17.7 inches
Station TURTLE LAKE
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 18 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 31 to 57 F
Annual Precip 17.6 inches
Station WILTON
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 17 F
Apr Temp 31 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 55 F
Annual Precip 18.2 inches
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Underwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 812 100%
Male 388 47.8%
Female 424 52.2%
Under 18 170 20.9%
18+ 642 79.1%
65+ 185 22.8%
Median Age 46.4
Average Family Size 2.85
White 786 96.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 1.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 17 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Underwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 739
Growth -73
Growth % -9%

Underwood 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
German 58%
Norwegian 20.3%
Swedish 4.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
US/American 2.5%
Danish 2%
Russian 1.3%
Austrian 1.1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Dutch 1%
French Canadian 0.8%
Czech 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Irish 0.4%
English 0.4%
Icelander 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
German Russian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Underwood 812 $47,578
Garrison 1,318 $37,583
Pick City 166 $37,750
Riverdale 273 $52,250
Stanton 345 $49,750
Turtle Lake 580 $36,667
Washburn 1,389 $54,250

Underwood Public Libraries

Library
Underwood Public Library
88 LINCOLN AVE
Underwood, North Dakota
(701) 442-5481

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Underwood High Schools (2004)

UNDERWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
123 SUMMIT AVE
701-442-3201
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 114 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

Underwood Colleges

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