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Parshall, North Dakota

Parshall, North Dakota
City
Paul Broste Rock Museum in Parshall
Paul Broste Rock Museum in Parshall
Location of Parshall, North Dakota
Location of Parshall, North Dakota
Coordinates:
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Mountrail
Area[1]
 • Total 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,932 ft (589 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 903
 • Estimate (2014)[3] 1,220
 • Density 1,641.8/sq mi (633.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58770
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-60940
GNIS feature ID 1030639[4]
Website www.parshallnd.com

Parshall (Hidatsa: dibiarugareesh)[5] is a city lying within the jurisdictional boundaries of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation. It is located on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in Mountrail County, North Dakota, United States. Its population was 903 at the 2010 census.[6] Parshall was founded in 1914, and is the home of the Paul Broste Rock Museum.

On February 15, 1936, Parshall recorded a temperature of -60 °F (-51 °C), setting a state record low temperature, which still stands today.[7]

Randy Hedberg, a former NFL quarterback, was born and raised in Parshall.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
    • 2010 census 2.1
    • 2000 census 2.2
  • Education 3
  • Demography 4
  • Oil Development 5
  • Climate 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Geography

Parshall is located at (47.954806, -102.134513).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 903 people, 313 households, and 220 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,641.8 inhabitants per square mile (633.9/km2). There were 364 housing units at an average density of 661.8 per square mile (255.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 30.6% White, 0.3% African American, 62.7% Native American, 0.7% from other races, and 5.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.5% of the population.

There were 313 households of which 44.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.7% were married couples living together, 22.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.7% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.41.

The median age in the city was 31.6 years. 32.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.6% were from 45 to 64; and 9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 981 people, 339 households, and 240 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,803.4 people per square mile (701.4/km²). There were 392 housing units at an average density of 720.6 per square mile (280.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 41.79% White, 0.31% African American, 54.54% Native American, 1.22% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.26% of the population.

There were 339 households out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.2% were married couples living together, 25.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the city the population was spread out with 33.1% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,500, and the median income for a family was $27,222. Males had a median income of $23,558 versus $21,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,459. About 21.6% of families and 27.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.6% of those under age 18 and 20.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Parshall High School

There are two schools in Parshall, the public elementary school and the public high school.[11]

Demography

Along with White Shield, North Dakota, Parshall is home to speakers of the Arikara language.[12]

Oil Development

Parshall, North Dakota, is perhaps best known nationally for its namesake Parshall Oil Field, which surrounds the town. It was the 2006 discovery of the Parshall Field that started the North Dakota oil boom.[13] Aspects of the oil boom near Parshall were presented in the series Boomtown on Discovery Communications cable channel Planet Green.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Parshall has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[14]

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ a b "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  5. ^ "Hidatsa Lessons Vocab2". Hidatsa Language Program. Retrieved 2012-07-17. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder.  
  7. ^ "North Dakota - Climate". city-data.com. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  10. ^  
  11. ^ http://www.parshall.k12.nd.us/ Retrieved 2010-12-20
  12. ^ Arikara at Ethnologue
  13. ^ Louise S. Durham, "Experience paid off at Parshall,", AAPG Explorer, accessed 9 Oct. 2015.
  14. ^ "Parshall, North Dakota Köppen Climate Classification (Weatherbase)". Weatherbase. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 

External links

  • Inn official website
  • CIty of Parshall official website
  • Paul Broste Rock Museum website
  • Parshall High School website
  • Boomtown on Planet Green
  • 50th anniversary, 1913-1963 : the First Congregational United Church of Christ of Parshall, North Dakota from the Digital Horizons website
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