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Forman, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Forman had a population of 526 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Forman is located at latitude 46.1038 and longitude -97.6371 in Sargent County. The formal boundaries for the City of Forman (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Sargent County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,260 feet.

The City of Forman (GNIS ID: 1036039) 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 Forman 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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Forman, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 526
Population in Households 496
Population in Familes 389
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 755
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 236
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 143
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $112,739


Median Household Income $54,520
Average Household Income $76,313
Per Capita Income $34,015
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.79%
Households 0.98% 1.0%
Families 2.44% 0.96%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.

Forman, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forman 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 # 106 74th
Population Density1 # 115 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 167 59th
Median Household Income # 242 40th
Per Capita Income # 170 58th

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