Frontier, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Frontier, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Frontier had a population of 314 as of July 1, 2018. Frontier 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 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.

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


Total Population 314
Population in Households 313
Population in Familes 235
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,686
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $76,667
Average Household Income $93,078
Per Capita Income $37,769


Total Housing Units 131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (42.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $322,917
Average Home Value $342,164


Total Households 124
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 74
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 4.76% 4.16%
Households 6.28% 4.29%
Families 1.21% 3.99%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

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, 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 # 134 67th
Population Density # 22 95th
Diversity Index # 67 84th
Median Household Income # 51 88th
Per Capita Income # 146 64th

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