Walsh County ND Information


Walsh County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,237
Population in Households 10,905
Population in Familes 8,725
Population in Group Qrtrs 332
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 4,856
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 3,058
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,663 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,567 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,289 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 807 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $86,665
Average Home Value $108,831


Median Household Income $52,551
Average Household Income $71,279
Per Capita Income $31,167
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.04%
Households 0.37% 0.16%
Families 0.19% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.


Walsh County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walsh 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 # 13 77th
Population Density1 # 13 77th
Diversity Index2 # 8 87th
Median Household Income # 30 45th
Per Capita Income # 36 34th

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