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Dickinson, North Dakota
Location of Dickinson, North Dakota
Location of Dickinson, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°53′1″N 102°47′20″W / 46.88361, -102.78889
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Stark
Area
 - Total 9.5 sq mi (24.6 km²)
 - Land 9.5 sq mi (24.5 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km²)
Elevation 2,411 ft (735 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 16,010
 - Density 1,690.7/sq mi (652.8/km²)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 - Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 58601-58602
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-19620[1]
GNIS feature ID 1028683[2]
Website: www.dickinsongov.com

Dickinson is a city in Stark County, North Dakota in the United States. It is the county seat of Stark County[3]. The population was 16,010 at the 2000 census. Dickinson was founded in 1882. Image File history File links NDMap-doton-Dickinson. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Official language(s) English Capital Bismarck Largest city Fargo Area  Ranked 19th in the US  - Total 70,762 sq mi (183,272 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 340 miles (545 km)  - % water 2. ... List of North Dakota counties: Adams County Barnes County Benson County Billings County Bottineau County Bowman County Burke County Burleigh County Cass County Cavalier County Dickey County Divide County Dunn County Eddy County Emmons County Foster County Golden Valley County Grand Forks County Grant County Griggs County Hettinger County Kidder... Stark County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Mountain Standard Time (MST) is UTC-7, Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) is UTC-6 The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-7) during the shortest days of autumn and winter, and by subtracting six hours during daylight saving time... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Mr. ... A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating telephone number ranges to countries, regions, areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks such as mobile phone networks. ... In the North American Numbering Plan, area code 701 is used to address long distance calls to and within the state of North Dakota. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Stark County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Official language(s) English Capital Bismarck Largest city Fargo Area  Ranked 19th in the US  - Total 70,762 sq mi (183,272 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 340 miles (545 km)  - % water 2. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Year 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ...


The local paper is the Dickinson Press. Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport serves the city. Dickinson is home to Dickinson State University, bakery manufacturer and distributor Baker Boy and cabinet manufacturer TMI. The Dickinson Press is a daily newspaper printed in Dickinson, North Dakota. ... Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport is an airport in Dickinson, North Dakota, IATA code DIK, ICAO code KDIK. Scheduled passenger service is provided three times daily by Great Lakes Aviation (operating as United Express). ... Dickinson State University is a regional four-year insitution within the North Dakota University System. ... Baker Boy is a manufacturer and distributor of baking products for food services in the United States and Canada based in Dickinson, North Dakota. ... For other uses, see TMI. TMi is a Saturday morning childrens show presented by Sam Nixon, Mark Rhodes (aka Sam and Mark), and Caroline Flack. ...

Contents

Geography

Dickinson is located at 46°53′1″N, 102°47′20″W (46.883575, -102.788811)[4].


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 24.6 km² (9.5 mi²). 24.5 km² (9.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.21%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1920 4,122
1930 5,025 21.9%
1940 5,839 16.2%
1950 7,469 27.9%
1960 9,971 33.5%
1970 12,405 24.4%
1980 15,974 28.8%
1990 16,097 0.8%
2000 16,010 -0.5%
Est. 2006 15,636 [5] -2.3%

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 16,010 people, 6,517 households, and 4,020 families residing in the city. The population density was 652.7/km² (1,690.7/mi²). There were 7,033 housing units at an average density of 286.7/km² (742.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.16% White, 0.27% African American, 1.20% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.05% of the population. The Fourteenth United States Census was taken in 1920. ... The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twentieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,545,805, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


The top 6 ancestry groups in the city are German (54.1%), Norwegian (14.2%), Czech (7.5%), Russian (7.2%), Irish (5.5%), English (3.7%). For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ...


There were 6,517 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.99. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 13.8% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.7 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $31,542, and the median income for a family was $41,566. Males had a median income of $30,613 versus $19,951 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,975. About 7.1% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.2% of those under age 18 and 16.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

K-12

Dickinson is served by the Dickinson Public Schools system which includes five elementary schools, a junior high school, Dickinson High School and an alternative high school. There are also several parochial schools in Dickinson. Trinity East and Trinity West serve as the parochial elementary schools and Dickinson Trinity has both a junior high school and a high school. Hope Christian Academy is also located in Dickinson. Dickinson Public Schools is a system of public schools located in Dickinson, North Dakota. ... The Midget. ... Trinity High School is an American Roman Catholic high school located in Dickinson, North Dakota. ...


Higher education

Dickinson State University is a regional four-year insitution within the North Dakota University System. ...

Media

Print

The Dickinson Press is a daily newspaper printed in Dickinson, North Dakota. ...

Television

KX Television is a group of four television stations in western North Dakota owned by Reiten Broadcasting of Minot. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... Established in 1982, the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) is the group that developed the ATSC digital television standard for the United States, also adopted by Canada, Mexico, South Korea, and recently Honduras and is being considered by other countries. ... NBC North Dakota is a group of five television stations in North Dakota affiliated with the National Broadcasting Company, currently owned by Wicks Television (part of The Wicks Group of Companies of New York) though a holding company, North Dakota Television, LLC. The stations include: KFYR-TV in Bismarck, North... This article is about the television network. ... Established in 1982, the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) is the group that developed the ATSC digital television standard for the United States, also adopted by Canada, Mexico, South Korea, and recently Honduras and is being considered by other countries. ... Prairie Public Television is a public television network primarily serving the U.S. state of North Dakota, but also reaching neighboring states and Canadian provinces. ... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... Established in 1982, the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) is the group that developed the ATSC digital television standard for the United States, also adopted by Canada, Mexico, South Korea, and recently Honduras and is being considered by other countries. ... The Trinity Broadcasting Network, or TBN, is the largest Christian religious television network in the world and is headquartered near Los Angeles in Costa Mesa, California with studios near Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Irving, Texas and near Nashville in Hendersonville, Tennessee. ... West Dakota Fox is a group of television stations in western North Dakota owned by Prime Cities Broadcasting and affiliated with the Fox Broadcasting Company and UPN. The stations include: KXND in Minot, North Dakota (Channel 24) KNDX in Bismarck, North Dakota (Channel 26) and two low-power repeater stations... FOX redirects here. ... UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) was a television network in over 200 markets in the United States. ... ABC West is a group of television stations in western North Dakota, owned by Forum Communications of Fargo and managed by Prime Cities Broadcasting. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ...

Radio

FM band

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Oldies is a generic term commonly used to describe a radio format that usually concentrates on Top 40 music from the 50s, 60s and 70s. ... Classic Country is a radio format that specializes in playing mainstream country hits from past decades. ... For other uses, see Country (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Talk Radio. ... KDKT-AM 1410 Radio serves as West-Central North Dakotas Fox Sports Radio outlet, as Fox Sports Radio 1410. ... A sport consists of a physical activity or skill carried out with a recreational purpose: for competition, for self-enjoyment, to attain excellence, for the development of a skill, or some combination of these. ... For other uses, see Talk Radio. ... Classic Country is a radio format that specializes in playing mainstream country hits from past decades. ... For other uses, see Talk Radio. ...

Sites of interest

The Dakota Dinosaur Museum is a dinosaur museum located in Dickinson, North Dakota. ... The Heart River Golf Course is an 18-hole golf course located on 8th Street Southwest in Dickinson, North Dakota. ...

Sports

  • Dickinson Roughriders of North Dakota American League Baseball

Notable residents

Benjamin Paul Joppru (born January 5, 1980 in Dickinson, North Dakota) is an American football tight end for the Houston Texans. ... Dorothy Stickney was a Broadway actress in the long running Life with Father, co-starring her husband, Howard Lindsay. ...

References

  1. ^ a b American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ US Board on Geographic Names. United States Geological Survey (2007-10-25). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Find a County. National Association of Counties. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990. United States Census Bureau (2005-05-03). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named population

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