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Fortuna, North Dakota - Basic Facts

Fortuna is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Fortuna.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Divide County at latitude 48.91 and longitude -103.7794. Divide County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,215 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Fortuna (see map) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fortuna: Norge.

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


Total Population 25
Population in Households 24
Population in Familes 20
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 16
Average Household Size 1.5
Family Households 10
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 30 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 ( 6.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (46.7%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $117,308


Median Household Income $59,689
Average Household Income $76,693
Per Capita Income $35,659
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 3.05% 3.71%
Households 3.19% 4.56%
Families 32.75% 5.39%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   5.03%
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.


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, 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 # 364 9th
Population Density1 # 390 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 212 47th
Median Household Income # 133 67th
Per Capita Income # 110 73rd

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