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Medora, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Medora had a population of 132 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Medora is located at latitude 46.9135 and longitude -103.5261 in Billings County. The formal boundaries for the City of Medora (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Billings County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,267 feet.

The City of Medora (GNIS ID: 1036158) 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 Medora 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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Medora, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 132
Population in Households 130
Population in Familes 101
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 366
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 68
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (46.5%)
Median Home Value $96,053
Average Home Value $220,588


Median Household Income $54,570
Average Household Income $81,608
Per Capita Income $38,559
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.66% 2.18%
Households 3.16% 2.25%
Families 7.33% 2.28%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.

Medora, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Medora 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 # 214 47th
Population Density1 # 197 51st
Diversity Index2 # 120 70th
Median Household Income # 238 41st
Per Capita Income # 53 87th

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