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Ray, ND

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Ray Profile


Overview

Ray is a tiny city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 740 people and just one neighborhood, Ray is the 94th largest community in North Dakota.

Ray real estate is some of the most expensive in North Dakota, although Ray house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Ray is a blue-collar town, with 36.40% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Ray is a city of construction workers and builders, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ray who work in management occupations (21.07%), office and administrative support (12.64%), and healthcare (10.34%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Ray is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Ray Demographics

In terms of college education, Ray is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.33% of adults 25 and older in Ray have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ray in 2018 was $41,013, which is wealthy relative to North Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,052 for a family of four. However, Ray contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ray is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ray home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ray residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Ray include Norwegian, German, Irish, Scandinavian, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Ray is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Scandinavian languages.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Ray, ND HOMES

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TYPE OF Ray, ND HOMES

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SIZE OF Ray, ND HOMES

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SIZE OF Ray, ND HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Occupations

 

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (top 20)

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Education

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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100 is safest

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
    Ray
    North Dakota

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in

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1 in 309

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Ray VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
Burglary
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Theft
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Motor Vehicle
Theft

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100 is safest

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 19
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    North Dakota

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Ray Property CRIMES

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National Median: 26.9
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    North Dakota

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ND* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Central Elementary School
321 N Benson St
Tioga, ND 58852
PK-06
Tioga High School
303 N Linda St
Tioga, ND 58852
07-12
Garden Valley Elementary School
13565 60th St Nw Ste 102
Williston, ND 58801
M-M
Ray Elementary School
224 2nd Ave W
Ray, ND 58849
PK-08
Ray High School
224 2nd Ave W
Ray, ND 58849
09-12
Garden Valley Elementary School
13565 60th St Nw Ste 102
Williston, ND 58801
PK-02
Missouri Ridge Middle School
5640 140th Ave Nw
Williston, ND 58801
03-08
Bakken Elementary School
502 W Highland Dr
Williston, ND 58801
05-06
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

WILLISTON 1


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to North Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of ND school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 16.0% 31.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.9% 25.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.2% 5.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
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Support Expenditures
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Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
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Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

WILLIAMS COUNTY 8


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to North Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of ND school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 32.4% 31.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.0% 25.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.4% 5.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures
Support Expenditures
Student
Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
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Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

TIOGA 15


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to North Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of ND school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 15.7% 31.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.4% 25.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.3% 5.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures
Support Expenditures
Student
Staff
General Administration
School Administration
Operation
Transportation
Other
Total Support
Non-instructional Expenditures
Total Expenditures

NESSON 2


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to North Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of ND school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 16.1% 31.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.0% 25.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.1% 5.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
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