Demographics

People

Total Population6,197
Male Share of the Population53%
Female Share of the Population47%
Senior Citizens10.9%
Employed Population 16+3,171
Age of the Population29

Families

% of people married45.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.2%
Median Earnings25+$50,237
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,386
Median Earnings With High School Degree$43,473

Wealth

Median Family Income$92,313
% Above Poverty Level88.9%
% Below Poverty Level11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,154
Median House Value$201,700

Ancestry

Norwegian18.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.5%
Irish10.9%
Swedish7.1%
French Except Basque4.7%
English4.2%
Polish3.5%
Scottish2.2%
Italian1.7%
Canadian1.3%
Russian1%
Ukrainian0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Czech0.4%
Dutch0.3%
German0.1%
Greek0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Watford City Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyMcKenzie County
Standard Zip Codes58854
Phone Area Codes701
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude47.8
Approximate Longitude-103.27

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)

StationWATFORD CITY
Distance0.2 miles
Jan Temp-3 to 19 F
Apr Temp28 to 55 F
Jul Temp54 to 84 F
Oct Temp29 to 57 F
Annual Precip14.4 inches
StationKEENE 3 S
Distance17.1 miles
Jan Temp1 to 21 F
Apr Temp30 to 57 F
Jul Temp55 to 84 F
Oct Temp33 to 59 F
Annual Precip16 inches
StationGRASSY BUTTE 2 ENE
Distance28.1 miles
Jan Temp3 to 22 F
Apr Temp30 to 56 F
Jul Temp54 to 83 F
Oct Temp33 to 56 F
Annual Precip15.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alexander316$90,417
Arnegard55$0

Watford City Public Libraries

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

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Watford City Hospitals

Mckenzie County Healthcare Systems
(Non-profit)
516 North Main St
(701) 842-3000

Watford City Public Schools

Watford City Elementary School
300 3rd St Se
ZIP: 58854
(701) 444-2985
Primary
Total Enrollment 819
Watford City High School
100 3rd St Ne
ZIP: 58854
(701) 444-3624
High
Total Enrollment 508

Watford City Private Schools

Johnson Cornors Christian Academy
11012 Highway 23
ZIP: 58854
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 25
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