Finley, ND Demographics


Population (year 2000): 515. Estimated population in July 2005: 447 (-13.2% change)
Males: 252 (48.9%), Females: 263 (51.1%)

Steele County

Zip code: 58230

Median resident age: 43.4 years
Median household income: $32,917 (year 2000)
Median house value: $31,300 (year 2000)

Races in Finley:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.3%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: Norwegian (62.5%), German (28.7%), English (6.6%), Polish (4.7%), Russian (3.5%), Irish (1.9%).

Elevation: 1457 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Finley

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Finley city

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 67.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-4.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Finley:

  • COOPERSTOWN MEDICAL CENTER – CAH (about 22 miles; COOPERSTOWN, ND)
  • NORTHWOOD DEACONESS HEALTH CENTER-CAH (about 25 miles; NORTHWOOD, ND)
  • NELSON COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM – CAH (about 29 miles; MCVILLE, ND)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Finley:

  • GRAND FORKS INTL (about 55 miles; GRAND FORKS, ND; ID: GFK)
  • JAMESTOWN REGIONAL (about 71 miles; JAMESTOWN, ND; ID: JMS)
  • HECTOR INTL (about 83 miles; FARGO, ND; ID: FAR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Finley:

  • COOPERSTOWN MUNI (about 20 miles; COOPERSTOWN, ND; ID: S32)
  • NORTHWOOD MUNI-VINCE FIELD (about 23 miles; NORTHWOOD, ND; ID: 4V4)
  • MC VILLE MUNI (about 30 miles; MC VILLE, ND; ID: 8M6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Finley:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 60 miles; GRAND FORKS, ND; Full-time enrollment: 9,935)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 72 miles; FARGO, ND; FT enrollment: 8,836)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MOORHEAD (about 102 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; FT enrollment: 6,400)
  • CONCORDIA COLLEGE AT MOORHEAD (about 102 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 121 miles; WAHPETON, ND; FT enrollment: 2,176)
  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 148 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; FT enrollment: 2,356)
  • NORTHWEST TECHNICAL COLLEGE-BEMIDJI (about 206 miles; BEMIDJI, MN; FT enrollment: 3,761)

Schools

Public high school in Finley:

  • FINLEY-SHARON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 83; Location: 201 3RD ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Finley:

  • FINLEY-SHARON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 95; Location: 201 3RD ST; Grades: KG – 06)