McHenry County ND Information


McHenry County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,201
Population in Households 6,153
Population in Familes 4,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 2,743
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 1,743
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,212 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 531 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 779 (22.1%)
Median Home Value $97,651
Average Home Value $144,406


Median Household Income $50,792
Average Household Income $69,338
Per Capita Income $30,798
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.25% 2.21%
Households 2.32% 2.26%
Families 2.14% 2.14%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
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.


McHenry County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McHenry 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 # 22 60th
Population Density1 # 31 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 41 26th
Median Household Income # 35 36th
Per Capita Income # 37 32nd

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