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Medora, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Medora had a population of 132 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Medora is located at latitude 46.9135 and longitude -103.5261 in Billings County. The formal boundaries for the City of Medora (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Billings County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,267 feet.

The City of Medora (GNIS ID: 1036158) 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 Medora population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 132
Daytime Population: Workers 353
Daytime Population: Residents 51
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 404
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.06
Population in Households 131
Population in Familes 101
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 366
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $57,319
Average Household Income $85,712
Per Capita Income $39,304


Total Housing Units 122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (45.1%)
Median Home Value $98,611
Average Home Value $227,551


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 41
Average Family Size 2
  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 2.29% 2.04%
Households 2.5% 2.28%
Families 5.93% 1.88%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Medora, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Medora 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 # 214 47th
Population Density # 198 51st
Diversity Index # 122 70th
Median Household Income # 225 44th
Per Capita Income # 77 81st

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