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Fort Totten, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The Fort Totten Census Designated Place had a population of 1,245 as of July 1, 2018. Fort Totten 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 Fort Totten is located at latitude 47.98 and longitude -98.9929 in Benson County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Totten Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 8.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Benson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,493 feet.

The Fort Totten Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393007) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fort Totten Census Designated Place is located within Unorganized Territory of Fort Totten, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benson County.

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Fort Totten, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,245
Population in Households 1,231
Population in Familes 1,065
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 145
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $20,408
Average Household Income $40,489
Per Capita Income $10,288


Total Housing Units 297 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 104 (35.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 167 (56.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $40,234
Average Home Value $61,893


Total Households 272
Average Household Size 4.53
Family Households 221
Average Family Size 5
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.02% -0.36%
Households -0.13% -0.45%
Families -0.59% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   0.6%

Fort Totten, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Totten to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 47 89th
Population Density # 296 26th
Diversity Index # 57 86th
Median Household Income # 399 1st
Per Capita Income # 399 1st

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