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Fordville, North Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Fordville had a population of 226 as of July 1, 2016. Fordville ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fordville is located at latitude 48.2166 and longitude -97.7956 in Walsh County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fordville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Walsh County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,142 feet.

The City of Fordville (GNIS ID: 1036037) 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 Fordville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fordville: Medford.

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


Total Population 226
Population in Households 226
Population in Familes 183
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 224
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 109
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $71,875
Average Home Value $99,742


Median Household Income $48,243
Average Household Income $67,459
Per Capita Income $30,957
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.03% 0.61%
Households 1.23% 0.72%
Families 4.31% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Fordville, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fordville 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 # 164 59th
Population Density1 # 258 36th
Diversity Index2 # 102 75th
Median Household Income # 315 22nd
Per Capita Income # 265 34th

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