Williams County ND Information


Williams County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 37,718
Population in Households 37,158
Population in Familes 28,590
Population in Group Qrtrs 560
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 15,541
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 9,501
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,006 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,326 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,215 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,465 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $177,288
Average Home Value $205,450


Median Household Income $71,923
Average Household Income $92,118
Per Capita Income $38,198
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 8.7% 7.37%
Households 8.58% 7.37%
Families 8.38% 7.25%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   0.58%
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.


Williams County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Williams 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 # 5 92nd
Population Density1 # 6 91st
Diversity Index2 # 6 91st
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 96th

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