Bottineau, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Bottineau, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Bottineau had a population of 2,181 as of July 1, 2018. Bottineau ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Bottineau is located at latitude 48.8249 and longitude -100.444 in Bottineau County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bottineau (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bottineau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,637 feet.

The City of Bottineau (GNIS ID: 1035936) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bottineau: Oak Creek.

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


Total Population 2,181
Population in Households 1,960
Population in Familes 1,446
Population in Group Qrtrs 221
Population Density2 1,894
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $46,604
Average Household Income $70,000
Per Capita Income $32,562


Total Housing Units 1,128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 647 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 334 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $93,372
Average Home Value $123,068


Total Households 981
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 529
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.17% -0.48%
Households 0.11% -0.43%
Families -0.2% -0.65%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   0.61%

Bottineau, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bottineau 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 # 25 94th
Population Density # 17 96th
Diversity Index # 42 90th
Median Household Income # 352 12th
Per Capita Income # 281 30th

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