Watford City, ND 58854 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 58854: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Watford City, ND 58854

Not Acceptable, USPS
Watford Cty, ND 58854
Watford Cy, ND 58854

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 420
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,876
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 28
  • County: McKenzie County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.802, Longitude -103.28
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 58854 has segments in 2 Counties (Dunn, McKenzie).

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Watford City, ND 58854 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,534
Population in Households 5,445
Population in Familes 4,365
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 2,227
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,451
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,492 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,565 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 662 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 265 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $152,895
Average Home Value $189,952


Median Household Income $54,611
Average Household Income $78,314
Per Capita Income $31,714
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 11.43% 7.95%
Households 11.15% 7.89%
Families 11.07% 7.81%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   -0.36%
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.

Watford City, ND 58854 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 58854 to the other 383 ZIP Codes 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 # 21 95th
Population Density1 # 75 81st
Diversity Index2 # 37 91st
Median Household Income # 225 42nd
Per Capita Income # 252 34th

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