Barnes County ND Information


Barnes County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,087
Daytime Population: Workers 5,804
Daytime Population: Residents 5,122
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,926
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 10,567
Population in Familes 8,028
Population in Group Qrtrs 520
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $57,056
Average Household Income $77,846
Per Capita Income $34,502


Total Housing Units 5,832 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,104 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,748 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 980 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $149,574
Average Home Value $173,003


Total Households 4,852
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 2,882
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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.03% -0.01%
Households 0.07% 0.05%
Families -0.21% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.07%


Barnes County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barnes County to the other 53 counties and county equivalents 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 # 13 77th
Population Density # 15 74th
Diversity Index # 22 60th
Median Household Income # 24 57th
Per Capita Income # 19 66th

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