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Parshall, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Parshall had a population of 1,146 as of July 1, 2016. Parshall 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 Parshall is located at latitude 47.9555 and longitude -102.1342 in Mountrail County. The formal boundaries for the City of Parshall (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mountrail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,932 feet.

The City of Parshall (GNIS ID: 1036214) 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 Parshall 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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Parshall, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,146
Population in Households 1,124
Population in Familes 936
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 2,078
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 401
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 282
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 506 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 257 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $93,158
Average Home Value $141,211


Median Household Income $65,620
Average Household Income $96,263
Per Capita Income $34,666
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.89% 5.18%
Households 4.04% 5.21%
Families 4.05% 5.12%
Median Household Income   -0.12%
Per Capita Income   0.43%
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.

Parshall, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parshall 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 # 53 87th
Population Density1 # 11 98th
Diversity Index2 # 2 100th
Median Household Income # 87 79th
Per Capita Income # 155 62nd

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