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"Catfish Capital of the North"
Drayton is a city in Pembina County.
The community was named for Drayton, Ontario, Canada.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named Drayton. For links to other places called Drayton, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Drayton is 48.571N. The longitude is -97.177W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 801 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 870.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Drayton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pembina County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 58225 ZIP code.
15% of Drayton residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Drayton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Drayton was $17,211, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Drayton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Drayton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $273. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $653.
Pembina County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Drayton political report.
The average commute time for Drayton workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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