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Perth, North Dakota - Basic Facts

Perth is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Perth.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Towner County at latitude 48.7164 and longitude -99.4579. Towner County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,726 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Perth (see map) encompass a land area of 0.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 9
Population in Households 9
Population in Familes 7
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 69
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 5
Average Household Size 1.8
Family Households 3
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 6 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $100,000


Median Household Income $60,000
Average Household Income $72,324
Per Capita Income $35,199
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -2.33%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 10.01% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.56%
Per Capita Income   6.21%
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.


Perth, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Perth 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 # 398 1st
Population Density1 # 350 13th
Diversity Index2 # 42 90th
Median Household Income # 126 70th
Per Capita Income # 115 72nd

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