Westhope, North Dakota

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Westhope, North Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Westhope Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Westhope Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Westhope Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Westhope Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Westhope, North Dakota

Comparing Westhope 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 8
Female Share of the Population 8 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Male Share of the Population 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 5
Average Household Size 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
College Educated Adults 3 1
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 5
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Working at Home 2 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Housing Recently Built 5 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3

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Westhope Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 145 miles N of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 455 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Bottineau
Standard Zip Codes 58793
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.909
Longitude -101.02

Westhope Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 14 F
Apr Temp 30 to 55 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 31 to 56 F
Annual Precip 17 inches
Station UPHAM 3 N
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 15 F
Apr Temp 28 to 54 F
Jul Temp 53 to 81 F
Oct Temp 27 to 56 F
Annual Precip 17.7 inches
Station FOXHOLM 7 N
Distance 39.5 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 17 F
Apr Temp 28 to 53 F
Jul Temp 55 to 82 F
Oct Temp 31 to 56 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
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Westhope Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 533 100%
Male 248 46.5%
Female 285 53.5%
Under 18 109 20.5%
18+ 424 79.5%
65+ 151 28.3%
Median Age 48
Average Family Size 2.9
White 524 98.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Westhope Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 492
Growth -41
Growth % -7.7%

Westhope 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 59.5%
German 17.8%
Irish 3.7%
French (except Basque) 3%
Scandinavian 2.7%
Scottish 2.2%
English 2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2%
Danish 1.7%
French Canadian 1.7%
Swedish 1.2%
Swiss 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Westhope 533 $30,938
Mohall 812 $38,636
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Westhope High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 83 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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