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Ryder is a city in Ward County, in the Minot metro area.
The community was named for Arthur F. Ryder.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named Ryder. For links to other places called Ryder, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ryder is 47.917N. The longitude is -101.677W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,103 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 86.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ryder 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 58779 ZIP code.
25% of Ryder residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ryder ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ryder was $16,497, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Ryder residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Ryder, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $205. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $950.
Ward County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ryder political report.
The average commute time for Ryder workers is 47 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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