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The City of Powers Lake had a population of 316 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Powers Lake, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 316
Daytime Population: Workers 233
Daytime Population: Residents 184
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 417
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.32
Population in Households 316
Population in Familes 248
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 319
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $73,237
Average Household Income $105,875
Per Capita Income $49,081


Total Housing Units 200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $91,304
Average Home Value $119,703


Total Households 152
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 93
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.68% 2.53%
Households 1.44% 2.5%
Families 2.82% 2.26%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

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, 2017 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 # 136 66th
Population Density # 215 47th
Diversity Index # 183 55th
Median Household Income # 60 85th
Per Capita Income # 6 99th

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