Hettinger County ND Information


Hettinger County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,659
Population in Households 2,490
Population in Familes 2,010
Population in Group Qrtrs 169
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 1,134
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 725
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 941 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 193 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 397 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $86,265
Average Home Value $123,167


Median Household Income $51,913
Average Household Income $73,667
Per Capita Income $32,202
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.14% 1.17%
Households 1.15% 1.19%
Families 0.98% 1.08%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.


Hettinger County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hettinger 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 # 38 30th
Population Density1 # 42 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 22 60th
Median Household Income # 32 42nd
Per Capita Income # 30 45th

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