Bottineau, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bottineau, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Bottineau had a population of 2,346 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bottineau population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bottineau: Oak Creek.

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


Total Population 2,346
Daytime Population: Workers 1,973
Daytime Population: Residents 1,182
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,155
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.34
Population in Households 2,106
Population in Familes 1,552
Population in Group Qrtrs 240
Population Density2 2,037
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $50,280
Average Household Income $71,511
Per Capita Income $33,028


Total Housing Units 1,167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 662 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 388 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $88,912
Average Home Value $120,173


Total Households 1,050
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 573
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 0.82% 0.78%
Households 1.07% 0.92%
Families 0.87% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

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, 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 # 24 94th
Population Density # 12 97th
Diversity Index # 63 84th
Median Household Income # 307 24th
Per Capita Income # 231 43rd

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