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Minot is a city in Ward County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after H.D. Minot, official with the Great Northern Railroad.
The latitude of Minot is 48.233N. The longitude is -101.296W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,621 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 35,424.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Minot demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ward 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 58703 ZIP code.
33% of Minot residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Minot ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Minot was $18,011, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Minot residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Minot include Eastwood Park Historic District, Minot Commercial Historic District, Minot Industrial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Minot, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $779.
Libraries in Minot include Minot Public Library, Ward County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Minot include Minot Daily News
TV stations in Minot include KMCY, KMOT, KSRE, KXMC, KXND.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KMPR.
Ward County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Minot political report.
The average commute time for Minot workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Minot between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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