Underwood, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Underwood, North Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Underwood had a population of 881 as of July 1, 2017. Underwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Underwood is located at latitude 47.4551 and longitude -101.1415 in McLean County. The formal boundaries for the City of Underwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McLean County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,021 feet.

The City of Underwood (GNIS ID: 1036303) 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 Underwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Underwood, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 881
Daytime Population: Workers 230
Daytime Population: Residents 472
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 702
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 839
Population in Familes 666
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density2 965
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $57,578
Average Household Income $76,327
Per Capita Income $34,177


Total Housing Units 435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $132,039
Average Home Value $151,897


Total Households 377
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 239
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.73% 1.26%
Households 2.03% 1.24%
Families 1.73% 1.06%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.19%

Underwood, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Underwood to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 69 83rd
Population Density # 79 81st
Diversity Index # 189 52nd
Median Household Income # 217 46th
Per Capita Income # 204 49th

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