Cogswell, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cogswell, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Cogswell had a population of 101 as of July 1, 2015. Cogswell ranks in the lower 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 Cogswell is located at latitude 46.1069 and longitude -97.7844 in Sargent County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cogswell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sargent County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,302 feet.

The City of Cogswell (GNIS ID: 1035973) 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 Cogswell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Cogswell, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 101
Population in Households 101
Population in Familes 84
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 303
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 35
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 74 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (29.7%)
Median Home Value $122,727
Average Home Value $132,143


Median Household Income $63,494
Average Household Income $76,011
Per Capita Income $33,307
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.59%
Households 0.75% 0.76%
Families 2.98% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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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Cogswell, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cogswell to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 239 41st
Population Density1 # 222 45th
Diversity Index2 # 322 20th
Median Household Income # 93 77th
Per Capita Income # 163 60th

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