Fortuna, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fortuna, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Fortuna had a population of 26 as of July 1, 2015. Fortuna ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fortuna is located at latitude 48.9097 and longitude -103.7789 in Divide County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fortuna (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Divide County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,215 feet.

The City of Fortuna (GNIS ID: 1036042) 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 Fortuna population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fortuna: Norge.

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Fortuna, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 26
Population in Households 26
Population in Familes 21
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 0


Total Households 17
Average Household Size 1.53
Family Households 11
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 32 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (46.9%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $130,000


Median Household Income $64,973
Average Household Income $64,488
Per Capita Income $34,240
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.23% 4.24%
Households 3.77% 4.32%
Families 28.08% 3.4%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

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Fortuna, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fortuna to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 361 10th
Population Density1 # 389 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 395 4th
Median Household Income # 79 81st
Per Capita Income # 141 65th

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