Frontier, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Frontier, North Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Frontier had a population of 328 as of July 1, 2017. Frontier 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 Frontier is located at latitude 46.8004 and longitude -96.8332 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Frontier (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 906 feet.

The City of Frontier (GNIS ID: 1036046) 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 Frontier 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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Frontier, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 328
Daytime Population: Workers 77
Daytime Population: Residents 117
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 194
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 326
Population in Familes 245
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,761
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $75,324
Average Household Income $93,579
Per Capita Income $37,639


Total Housing Units 133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (49.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $291,667
Average Home Value $326,271


Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 76
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 6.07% 4.26%
Households 7.42% 4.23%
Families 1.75% 4.12%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Frontier, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frontier 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 # 129 68th
Population Density # 20 95th
Diversity Index # 116 71st
Median Household Income # 41 90th
Per Capita Income # 109 73rd

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