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Ryder, North Dakota
City
Business district of Ryder
Business district of Ryder
Location of Ryder, North Dakota
Location of Ryder, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°55′2″N 101°40′25″W / 47.91722°N 101.67361°W / 47.91722; -101.67361Coordinates: 47°55′2″N 101°40′25″W / 47.91722°N 101.67361°W / 47.91722; -101.67361
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Ward
Area
 • Total 0.68 sq mi (1.76 km2)
 • Land 0.52 sq mi (1.36 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
Elevation
2,103 ft (641 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 85
 • Estimate 
(2019)
78
 • Density 148.85/sq mi (57.45/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58779
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-69460
GNIS feature ID 1031059

Ryder is a city in Ward County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 85 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Minot Micropolitan Statistical Area. Ryder was founded in 1906.

Geography

Ryder is located at 47°55.0′N 101°40.4′W / 47.9167°N 101.6733°W / 47.9167; -101.6733 (47.9175, -101.6738). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2), of which, 0.33 square miles (0.85 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 338
1920 483 42.9%
1930 457 −5.4%
1940 467 2.2%
1950 330 −29.3%
1960 264 −20.0%
1970 211 −20.1%
1980 158 −25.1%
1990 121 −23.4%
2000 92 −24.0%
2010 85 −7.6%
2019 (est.) 78 −8.2%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 85 people, 42 households, and 22 families residing in the city. The population density was 257.6 inhabitants per square mile (99.5/km2). There were 62 housing units at an average density of 187.9 per square mile (72.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White and 3.5% Native American.

There were 42 households, of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 2.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.6% were non-families. 47.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 48.5 years. 18.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.2% were from 25 to 44; 25.9% were from 45 to 64; and 28.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 58.8% male and 41.2% female.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Ryder has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

Education

Ryder is divided between the Lewis and Clark School District and the Max Public School District 50. Lewis and Clark formed in 2003 when three school districts merged.

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