Beach, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Beach, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Beach had a population of 1,130 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Beach is located at latitude 46.9188 and longitude -104.0085 in Golden Valley County. The formal boundaries for the City of Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Golden Valley County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,772 feet.

The City of Beach (GNIS ID: 1035925) 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 Beach 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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Beach, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,130
Daytime Population: Workers 687
Daytime Population: Residents 536
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,223
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 1,099
Population in Familes 812
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 469
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $46,725
Average Household Income $62,258
Per Capita Income $28,867


Total Housing Units 636 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 385 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $104,730
Average Home Value $161,818


Total Households 550
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 297
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 1.44% 0.66%
Households 1.38% 0.61%
Families 2.35% 0.47%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

Beach, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beach 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 # 54 87th
Population Density # 169 58th
Diversity Index # 188 52nd
Median Household Income # 347 14th
Per Capita Income # 342 15th

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