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Plaza, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Plaza had a population of 182 as of July 1, 2016. Plaza 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 Plaza is located at latitude 48.0256 and longitude -101.9593 in Mountrail County. The formal boundaries for the City of Plaza (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Mountrail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,096 feet.

The City of Plaza (GNIS ID: 1036224) 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 Plaza 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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Plaza, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 182
Population in Households 147
Population in Familes 117
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 162
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 89
Average Household Size 1.65
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $97,000
Average Home Value $157,609


Median Household Income $78,839
Average Household Income $120,705
Per Capita Income $45,769
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 4.43%
Households 0.93% 5.26%
Families 5.41% 5.07%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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.

Plaza, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plaza 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 # 186 54th
Population Density1 # 289 28th
Diversity Index2 # 68 84th
Median Household Income # 21 95th
Per Capita Income # 10 98th

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