Griggs County ND Information


Griggs County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,353
Population in Households 2,306
Population in Familes 1,804
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 1,118
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 678
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 836 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 282 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 349 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $76,938
Average Home Value $127,243


Median Household Income $47,721
Average Household Income $65,096
Per Capita Income $31,176
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.45% -0.34%
Households -0.18% -0.18%
Families -0.37% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.


Griggs County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Griggs County to the other 53 counties and county equivalents 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 # 45 17th
Population Density1 # 32 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 51 6th
Median Household Income # 43 21st
Per Capita Income # 35 36th

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