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New Town, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of New Town had a population of 2,448 as of July 1, 2015. New Town ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 New Town is located at latitude 47.9847 and longitude -102.4822 in Mountrail County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mountrail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,900 feet.

The City of New Town (GNIS ID: 1036184) 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 New Town population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Town: Newton.

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New Town, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,448
Population in Households 2,437
Population in Familes 1,972
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 1,911
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 827
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 553
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 908 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 467 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 360 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $153,354
Average Home Value $175,268
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,857
Average Household Income $62,705
Per Capita Income $22,007
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 4.68% 6.22%
Households 4.79% 6.16%
Families 4.59% 6.03%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.

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New Town, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Town to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 23 95th
Population Density1 # 15 97th
Diversity Index2 # 12 97th
Median Household Income # 294 27th
Per Capita Income # 378 6th

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