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Westhope, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Westhope had a population of 464 as of July 1, 2017. Westhope ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Westhope is located at latitude 48.9111 and longitude -101.0177 in Bottineau County. The formal boundaries for the City of Westhope (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bottineau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,503 feet.

The City of Westhope (GNIS ID: 1036323) 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 Westhope 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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Westhope, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 464
Daytime Population: Workers 136
Daytime Population: Residents 239
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 375
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 453
Population in Familes 370
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 1,412
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $64,570
Average Household Income $84,882
Per Capita Income $36,409


Total Housing Units 235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 170 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $92,969
Average Home Value $146,471


Total Households 206
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 135
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 1.09% 1.01%
Households 1.12% 1.05%
Families 1.99% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Westhope, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westhope 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 # 110 73rd
Population Density # 36 91st
Diversity Index # 159 60th
Median Household Income # 121 70th
Per Capita Income # 137 66th

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