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People

Total Population 2,738
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,320
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 59.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.6%
Median Earnings25+ $43,073
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $9,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $86,250
% Above Poverty Level 93.2%
% Below Poverty Level 6.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.7%
Median Gross Rent $615
Median House Value $160,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
US/American 0%
English 2.6%
Irish 8.9%

Watford City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 135 miles NW of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 515 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County McKenzie
Standard Zip Codes 58854
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.802
Longitude -103.282

Watford City 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 WATFORD CITY
Distance 0.2 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 19 F
Apr Temp 28 to 55 F
Jul Temp 54 to 84 F
Oct Temp 29 to 57 F
Annual Precip 14.4 inches
Station KEENE 3 S
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 30 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 84 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 16 inches
Station GRASSY BUTTE 2 ENE
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 54 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 15.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Watford Cty (58854)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alexander 272 $97,250
Arnegard 245 $23,929

Watford City Public Libraries

Library
Mckenzie County Public Library
112 SECOND AVENUE NE
Watford City, North Dakota
(701) 444-3785

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WATFORD CITY HIGH SCHOOL
100 E 3RD ST
701-444-3624
Serves 311 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

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