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Beach, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Beach had a population of 1,123 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Beach is located at latitude 46.9188 and longitude -104.0085 in Golden Valley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Golden Valley County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,772 feet.

The City of Beach (GNIS ID: 1035925) 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 Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,123
Population in Households 1,092
Population in Familes 812
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 466
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 546
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 298
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 391 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 155 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $98,288
Average Home Value $161,416


Median Household Income $43,827
Average Household Income $60,251
Per Capita Income $27,969
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.57% 1.59%
Households 1.48% 1.56%
Families 2.78% 1.43%
Median Household Income   0.43%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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.

Beach, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beach 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 # 55 87th
Population Density1 # 168 58th
Diversity Index2 # 177 56th
Median Household Income # 352 12th
Per Capita Income # 343 15th

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