Ellendale, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Ellendale, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Ellendale had a population of 1,302 as of July 1, 2018. Ellendale 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 Ellendale is located at latitude 46.0049 and longitude -98.525 in Dickey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ellendale (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dickey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,453 feet.

The City of Ellendale (GNIS ID: 1036021) 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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Ellendale, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,302
Population in Households 1,167
Population in Familes 887
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density2 859
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $40,933
Average Household Income $53,119
Per Capita Income $23,773


Total Housing Units 698 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 361 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 190 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $77,174
Average Home Value $101,875


Total Households 551
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 301
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 -0.82% -0.51%
Households -0.24% -0.55%
Families -0.47% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.44%

Ellendale, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ellendale 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 # 43 90th
Population Density # 93 77th
Diversity Index # 86 79th
Median Household Income # 380 5th
Per Capita Income # 382 5th

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