Alamo, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Alamo, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Alamo had a population of 72 as of July 1, 2017. Alamo ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Alamo is located at latitude 48.582 and longitude -103.4674 in Williams County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alamo (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Williams County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,123 feet.

The City of Alamo (GNIS ID: 1035902) 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 Alamo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alamo: Cottonwood, Cottonwood City.

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Alamo, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 72
Daytime Population: Workers 22
Daytime Population: Residents 57
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 79
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 71
Population in Familes 54
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 132
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $60,413
Average Household Income $80,080
Per Capita Income $37,598


Total Housing Units 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 8.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (38.8%)
Median Home Value $106,250
Average Home Value $151,000


Total Households 30
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 18
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.27% 6.14%
Households 2.55% 6.45%
Families 7.03% 5.92%
Median Household Income   5.15%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

Alamo, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alamo to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 285 29th
Population Density # 303 25th
Diversity Index # 53 87th
Median Household Income # 163 60th
Per Capita Income # 110 73rd

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