Richland County ND Information


Richland County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,216
Population in Households 15,138
Population in Familes 11,870
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,078
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 6,689
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 4,146
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,567 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,629 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,060 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 878 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $134,731
Average Home Value $170,361


Median Household Income $58,212
Average Household Income $78,576
Per Capita Income $33,462
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.16%
Households 0.09% 0.02%
Families -0.1% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.


Richland County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richland 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 # 9 85th
Population Density1 # 9 85th
Diversity Index2 # 19 66th
Median Household Income # 12 79th
Per Capita Income # 16 72nd

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