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The City of Powers Lake had a population of 313 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Powers Lake is located at latitude 48.5636 and longitude -102.6434 in Burke County. The formal boundaries for the City of Powers Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Burke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,205 feet.

The City of Powers Lake (GNIS ID: 1036228) 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 Powers Lake 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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Powers Lake, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 313
Population in Households 313
Population in Familes 247
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 316
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 153
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (27.5%)
Median Home Value $85,345
Average Home Value $106,405


Median Household Income $70,012
Average Household Income $100,172
Per Capita Income $46,412
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.8% 2.49%
Households 1.78% 2.37%
Families 3.46% 2.24%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Powers Lake, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Powers Lake 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 # 135 67th
Population Density1 # 214 47th
Diversity Index2 # 214 47th
Median Household Income # 50 88th
Per Capita Income # 8 98th

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