Nelson County ND Information

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Nelson County Subdivisions

Nelson County ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,084
Population in Households 3,004
Population in Familes 2,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,472
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 894
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,952 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,141 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 331 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 480 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $106,486
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,151
Average Household Income $64,697
Per Capita Income $31,200
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.22% -0.29%
Households -0.02% -0.16%
Families -0.2% -0.25%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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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Nelson County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nelson County to the other 53 counties and county equivalents 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 # 35 36th
Population Density1 # 35 40th
Diversity Index2 # 34 38th
Median Household Income # 39 28th
Per Capita Income # 34 38th

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