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Sat Dec 3, 2016, 02:05 PM

Cannon Ball, North Dakota [View all]

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2000 census facts taken from wikipedia. It is rural, dry land, poor, people have a tendency to die young from alcoholism, accidents, cancer and other "should be preventable" reasons. There is not much paid work nearby.

This is from wiki
864 people in 2000, 875 in 2010.

46.4% <18 yrs
3.6%<65

Median age was 20 yrs.

Median household incoome $19,265.
Median family income $18,583.

Per capita income $5,717.

Half the families and population were below poverty line.

http://www.livability.com/nd/cannon-ball/business/employment
37.73 unemployment


http://www.areavibes.com/cannon+ball-nd/employment/
12.9 unemployment rate

Did You Know?
The income per capita in Cannon Ball is 66% lower than the national average.
The median household income in Cannon Ball is 55% lower than the national average.
Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
The unemployment rate in Cannon Ball is 122% higher than the national average.
The poverty level in Cannon Ball is 228% higher than the national average.


The reason am posting this is because with all the recent interest in the area because of NODAPL, people might be interested in knowing what it is like living there otherwise. Handouts to residents aren't needed, but learning about their issues is a good start.

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