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Watford City is a city in McKenzie County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Watford City is 47.802N. The longitude is -103.282W.

It is in the Central Standard/Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,119 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,376.


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Median household income
Local
$29,688
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Watford City demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Banks
Local festivals include:
  • Best of the West Rib Fest - Aug. 3, 2007
  • Homefest - June 29-30, 2007
  • Parade of Lights and Spudfest - Nov. 23, 2007
  • McKenzie County Fair - June 13-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Watford City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Historic sites and museums: Pioneer Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Watford City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McKenzie 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 58854 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Watford City residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Watford City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Watford City was $18,084, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Watford City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Watford City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $219.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $630.


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Newspapers in Watford City include McKenzie County Farmer

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McKenzie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Watford City political report.

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The average commute time for Watford City workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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