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Tower City, North Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Tower City had a population of 292 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Tower City is located at latitude 46.9263 and longitude -97.676 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tower City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,168 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Tower City are located in Cass County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Barnes County.

The City of Tower City (GNIS ID: 1036298) 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 Tower City 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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Tower City, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 292
Daytime Population: Workers 103
Daytime Population: Residents 142
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 245
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 292
Population in Familes 235
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 141
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $52,969
Average Household Income $69,026
Per Capita Income $30,277


Total Housing Units 132 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $114,773
Average Home Value $152,525


Total Households 123
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 81
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 2.0% 2.29%
Households 2.07% 2.33%
Families 1.64% 2.13%
Median Household Income   5.81%
Per Capita Income   4.31%

Tower City, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tower City 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 # 144 65th
Population Density # 298 26th
Diversity Index # 270 32nd
Median Household Income # 275 32nd
Per Capita Income # 307 24th

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