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Alexander, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Alexander had a population of 348 as of July 1, 2016. Alexander ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Alexander is located at latitude 47.8387 and longitude -103.6411 in McKenzie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alexander (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. McKenzie County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,188 feet.

The City of Alexander (GNIS ID: 1035903) 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 Alexander 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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Alexander, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 348
Population in Households 343
Population in Familes 279
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 244
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 151
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 102
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $165,385
Average Home Value $220,614


Median Household Income $55,836
Average Household Income $73,739
Per Capita Income $30,152
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 7.38% 8.03%
Households 6.82% 8.01%
Families 8.86% 8.02%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   0.67%
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.

Alexander, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alexander 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 # 130 68th
Population Density1 # 250 38th
Diversity Index2 # 21 95th
Median Household Income # 210 48th
Per Capita Income # 295 27th

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