Community Data

LocationClimatePopulation
EducationLibrariesPublic Health
Medical SpecialistsHousing FacilitiesRecreational Facilities
Fire DepartmentPolice DepartmentSanitation
StreetsUtilitiesWater
Treatment PlantAirportTax Structure
   

LOCATION

 
Harvey is located in Central North Dakota near the head waters of the Sheyenne River on US Highway 52 and State Highway 3.
Latitude: 47.7709 North
Longitude: 99.9316 West
Elevation 1600 Feet  Area within city limits: 880 acres with airport.
1.5 miles square miles approximate.
Distance in miles from:

Billings, MT: 524 miles
Chicago, IL: 832 miles
Denver, CO: 813 miles
Minneapolis, MN: 425 miles
Sioux Falls, SD: 429 miles
Winnepeg, MAN: 267 miles

 

CLIMATE

 
Four full seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter
 
April
July
October
January
Average High
59.4 
81.2
55.2
18.2
Average Low
31.8
57.9
34.2
1.4
Annual Average Rainfall:   17.25"
Annual Average Snowfall:  33.6"
 

POPULATION

 
Year
  City 
Year
Wells County

2010

2000

1,783

1,989

2010

2000

4,207

5,102

1998
1,987
1995
5,254
1997
2,003
1990
5,864
 

EDUCATION

 
School 
Teachers
Enroll
BM Hanson Elementary (K-8) 
31
279
Harvey High School (9-12)
17 
142
*Please note some teachers are duplicated because they have teaching assignments at both schools
Preschool: Early Explorers & Headstart
Special Needs: Lonetree Special Education
 

LIBRARIES

 
School: 2 - Number of volumes 24,681
Public: 1 - Number of volumes 22,000

     *Computer serve and data search
     *genealogy resources
     *offers many different programs and services to the community
 

PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Clinics - 3
Physician/Family Practice - 2

Physician/OBGYN - 1
Physician Assistants - 1

Nurse Practitioner - 2
Hospital & Nursing Home - St. Aloisius Medical Center
Ambulance Service
Hospice Program

 

MEDICAL SPECIALISTS

 
Optometrist - 1
Dentists - 3
Chiropractors - 3
Massage Therapist - 2
 

HOUSING FACILITIES

 
Percentage of Home Ownership: 60%
Average Monthly Rental:
          2 Bedroom: $330.00
          3 Bedroom: $275.00
Average Purchase Price of Home: $84,731
          3 Bedroom:
          4 Bedroom:
Number of Rental Units: 9
Number of Motels: 3
Total Motel Rooms: 103
 

RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

 

Bowling Center
Fitness Center
Golf Course
Outdoor Pool with
water slides/mini golf course/tennis courts/basketball court
Rodeo Grounds
Shooting Range

Frisbee Golf

 
 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

 
Vehicles: 8
Number of Personnel:  40 man volunteer department
Type of fire services:  Rural & City
Fire Insurance Classification: In-city 5
 

POLICE DEPARTMENT

 
Total Personnel: 3
Total Coverage: 24 hour
Type of patrol provided outside city limits: County and private security
 

SANITATION
City Owned

 
Method of garbage disposal: Transfer station by Waste Management
Sewer Use Charge: $10.50 per month
Garbage: $15.00 per month residents. Commercial by volume.
 

STREETS

 
Paved: 15.5 miles
Gravel: 5 miles
Alleys Gravel: 4.2 miles
 

UTILITIES

 
Electric Power
          City: Otter Tail Power
          Rural: Verendrye Electric
Telephone
          City: NDTC & Midcontinent Communications
          Rural: SRT & NDTC
Fuel/Propane
         Buechler Oil
         Cenex
         Ferrellgas
         Harvey Oil Co.
 

WATER

 
Harvey Water Treatment Plant
Source: Ground Water - 2 wells (New Rockford aquifer)
Total Raw Water Available: 892,800 GPD Treated Water: 812,448
Average Daily Consumption 225,000 GPD
Peak Consumption: 614,000 gallons
 

TREATMENT PLANT

 

New plant is membrane softening
Capacity of Plant: 876 GPM
The City of Harvey Water Treatment Plant was built in 2004 and came online in April 2005.   The Water Treatment Plant is a 1.26 million gpd Nano-Filtration Plant.  
The Harvey Water Treatment Plant has 2 wells and gets the water from the New Rockford Aquifer at a rate of 876 gpm.   The Water Treatment Plant was built with the capability with expansion to treat 1,300 gpm.   2009 stats 94,683,780 gals Raw Water  69,564,380 gals Finished Water.   Storage capacity 500,000 gals Ground Storage Tank  350,000 gals High Tower  90,000 gals WTP.  The City of Harvey is classified by ISO ( Insurance Services Organization ) as a class 5. This is a Fire Protection Rating for the city.

 

AIRPORT

 

Harvey Municipal Airport
Runway:
runway length  3600 feet long, runway width 60 feet wide
Type of Surface: Asphalt
Direction from City: North edge
Fuel Service: 24 hour

AWOS Capabilities

 

TAX STRUCTURE

 
2011 Real Property Taxable Valuation:
County: $22,871,748
City: $2,514,264
 

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