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Cogswell, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Cogswell is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sargent County at latitude 46.1069 and longitude -97.7844. Sargent County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,302 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Cogswell, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cogswell, North Dakota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Cogswell indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Cogswell, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 100
Population in Households 100
Population in Familes 82
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 300
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 51
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 73 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (30.1%)
Median Home Value $115,625
Average Home Value $126,829


Median Household Income $61,607
Average Household Income $78,163
Per Capita Income $33,927
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.24% 0.4%
Households 0.47% 0.77%
Families 2.99% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   3.79%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 238 40th
Population Density1 # 221 45th
Diversity Index2 # 215 47th
Median Household Income # 100 75th
Per Capita Income # 149 63rd

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