Parshall, North Dakota

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Parshall, North Dakota
Paul Broste Rock Museum in Parshall
Paul Broste Rock Museum in Parshall
Location of Parshall, North Dakota
Location of Parshall, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Mountrail
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,932 ft (589 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 981
 • Density 1,803.4/sq mi (696.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code 58770
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-60940Template:GR
GNIS feature ID 1030639Template:GR

Parshall is a city in Mountrail County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 981 at the 2000 census. Parshall was founded in 1914. Parshall is the home of the Paul Broste Rock Museum.

On February 15, 1936, Parshall hit a temperature of -60°F (-51°C), setting a state record which still stands today.[citation needed]


Parshall is located at 47°57′17″N 102°8′4″W / 47.95472°N 102.13444°W / 47.95472; -102.13444Invalid arguments have been passed to the {{#coordinates:}} function (47.954806, -102.134513)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20061,028[1]

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there were 981 people, 339 households, and 240 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,803.4 people per square mile (701.4/km²). There were 392 housing units at an average density of 720.6/sq mi (280.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 41.79% White, 0.31% African American, 54.54% Native American, 1.22% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.26% of the population.

There were 339 households out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.2% were married couples living together, 25.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the city the population was spread out with 33.1% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,500, and the median income for a family was $27,222. Males had a median income of $23,558 versus $21,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,459. About 21.6% of families and 27.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.6% of those under age 18 and 20.3% of those age 65 or over.


Parshall High School

There are only two schools in Parshall, the public elementary school and the public high school. Parshall High School currently has an enrollment of 130 students in grades 7-12 and in grades 9-12 there are 83 students.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Cite error: The named reference population was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

External links