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Alsen, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Alsen had a population of 32 as of July 1, 2017. Alsen ranks in the lower 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 Alsen is located at latitude 48.6305 and longitude -98.7043 in Cavalier County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alsen (see map below) encompass a land area of 29.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.52 sq. miles. Cavalier County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,581 feet.

The City of Alsen (GNIS ID: 1035906) 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 Alsen 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 Alsen: Storlie.

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


Total Population 32
Daytime Population: Workers 11
Daytime Population: Residents 18
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 32
Population in Familes 27
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 0


Median Household Income $60,464
Average Household Income $93,777
Per Capita Income $44,855


Total Housing Units 28 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (46.4%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $176,923


Total Households 15
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 10
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 -1.23% -0.63%
Households -0.89% -1.37%
Families -1.31% -2.09%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Alsen, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alsen 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 # 343 15th
Population Density # 400 0th
Diversity Index # 398 4th
Median Household Income # 162 60th
Per Capita Income # 19 96th

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