Cavalier County ND Information


Cavalier County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,760
Daytime Population: Workers 2,033
Daytime Population: Residents 1,489
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,522
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 3,689
Population in Familes 2,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $56,810
Average Household Income $81,570
Per Capita Income $37,872


Total Housing Units 2,309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,365 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 370 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 574 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $92,923
Average Home Value $142,473


Total Households 1,735
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 1,069
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 -0.83% -0.84%
Households -0.64% -0.75%
Families -0.91% -0.95%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.48%


Cavalier County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cavalier County to the other 53 counties and county equivalents 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 # 31 43rd
Population Density # 39 28th
Diversity Index # 47 15th
Median Household Income # 25 55th
Per Capita Income # 5 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.