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Linton, North Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Linton had a population of 1,112 as of July 1, 2017. Linton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Linton is located at latitude 46.2686 and longitude -100.2334 in Emmons County. The formal boundaries for the City of Linton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Emmons County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,716 feet.

The City of Linton (GNIS ID: 1036132) 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 Linton 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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Linton, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,112
Daytime Population: Workers 781
Daytime Population: Residents 542
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,323
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 1,112
Population in Familes 843
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,489
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $33,092
Average Household Income $53,672
Per Capita Income $26,951


Total Housing Units 673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 407 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $85,261
Average Home Value $103,378


Total Households 570
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 326
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 0.19% -0.23%
Households 0.32% -0.14%
Families 0.43% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Linton, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Linton 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 # 55 87th
Population Density # 29 93rd
Diversity Index # 302 25th
Median Household Income # 388 3rd
Per Capita Income # 369 8th

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