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People

Total Population 1,132
Male Share of the Population 45.1%
Female Share of the Population 54.9%
Senior Citizens 21.2%
Employed Population 16+ 447
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 42.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,042
% Above Poverty Level 75.2%
% Below Poverty Level 24.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 9.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 49.6%
Median Gross Rent $575
Median House Value $154,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 6.8%

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

Velva Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles N of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 422 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County McHenry
Standard Zip Codes 58790
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.056
Longitude -100.928

Velva 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 VELVA 3 NE
Distance 2.8 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 18 F
Apr Temp 28 to 55 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 30 to 57 F
Annual Precip 18.1 inches
Station MINOT EXPERIMENT STN
Distance 19.3 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 17 F
Apr Temp 30 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 54 F
Annual Precip 18.6 inches
Station MINOT AP
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 18 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 55 F
Annual Precip 18.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Granville 279 $76,786
Karlsruhe 84 $75,469
Max 327 $62,250
Minot 46,194 $78,607
Sawyer 336 $74,375
Surrey 1,054 $83,077

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

Velva Public Libraries

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Velva Public & School Library
101 WEST 4TH STREET
Velva, North Dakota
(701) 338-2022

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Velva High Schools

VELVA HIGH SCHOOL
101 4TH ST W
701-338-2022
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 225 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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