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Westhope, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Westhope is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bottineau County at latitude 48.9111 and longitude -101.0177. Bottineau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,503 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Westhope, but most people and references simply refer to it as Westhope, North Dakota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Westhope indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Westhope (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

City of Westhope, ND Boundary Map


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Westhope, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 432
Population in Households 421
Population in Familes 346
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 1,314
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 192
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 126
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (73.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $71,094
Average Home Value $87,037


Median Household Income $57,644
Average Household Income $84,015
Per Capita Income $36,042
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.16% 0.86%
Households 0.25% 1.02%
Families 1.76% 0.78%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   6.82%
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.


Westhope, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westhope to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 112 72nd
Population Density1 # 39 91st
Diversity Index2 # 144 65th
Median Household Income # 165 59th
Per Capita Income # 104 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.