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Hettinger, North Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Hettinger had a population of 1,244 as of July 1, 2016. Hettinger ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hettinger is located at latitude 46.0035 and longitude -102.6346 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hettinger (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,697 feet.

The City of Hettinger (GNIS ID: 1036091) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hettinger population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Hettinger, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,244
Population in Households 1,183
Population in Familes 870
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density1 1,463
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 599
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 331
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 722 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 393 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 205 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $110,507
Average Home Value $138,418


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $63,677
Per Capita Income $30,896
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.26%
Households 0.32% 0.43%
Families 0.74% 0.3%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hettinger, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hettinger to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 47 89th
Population Density1 # 33 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 186 54th
Median Household Income # 295 27th
Per Capita Income # 270 33rd

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