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Palermo, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Palermo had a population of 113 as of July 1, 2016. Palermo ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Palermo is located at latitude 48.3384 and longitude -102.2292 in Mountrail County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palermo (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mountrail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,205 feet.

The City of Palermo (GNIS ID: 1036212) 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 Palermo 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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Palermo, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 113
Population in Households 91
Population in Familes 72
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 58
Average Household Size 1.57
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 87 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $98,438
Average Home Value $161,111


Median Household Income $77,009
Average Household Income $122,897
Per Capita Income $45,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 7.01% 4.38%
Households 6.56% 5.28%
Families 12.22% 5.34%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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.

Palermo, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palermo 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 # 233 42nd
Population Density1 # 365 9th
Diversity Index2 # 73 82nd
Median Household Income # 28 93rd
Per Capita Income # 9 98th

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