Stark County ND Information


Stark County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 32,822
Population in Households 32,092
Population in Familes 24,357
Population in Group Qrtrs 730
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 13,965
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 8,441
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,828 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,079 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,886 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 863 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $204,846
Average Home Value $220,748


Median Household Income $56,526
Average Household Income $75,639
Per Capita Income $32,546
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 5.0% 3.98%
Households 5.35% 4.12%
Families 5.15% 4.0%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.


Stark County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stark 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 # 6 91st
Population Density1 # 5 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 12 79th
Median Household Income # 16 72nd
Per Capita Income # 28 49th

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