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New Rockford, North Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of New Rockford had a population of 1,436 as of July 1, 2016. New Rockford ranks in the upper 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 New Rockford is located at latitude 47.6789 and longitude -99.1341 in Eddy County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Rockford (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Eddy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,532 feet.

The City of New Rockford (GNIS ID: 1036182) 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 New Rockford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Rockford: Dunn, Dunns Creek, Garrison, Rockford, Rockville, Rocky Ford.

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New Rockford, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,436
Population in Households 1,384
Population in Familes 1,038
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 949
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 657
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 375
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 787 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 469 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 188 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $68,539
Average Home Value $90,865


Median Household Income $46,466
Average Household Income $62,545
Per Capita Income $29,437
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.28%
Households 0.72% 0.39%
Families 0.52% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.

New Rockford, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Rockford 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 # 39 91st
Population Density1 # 84 79th
Diversity Index2 # 55 87th
Median Household Income # 322 20th
Per Capita Income # 307 24th

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