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Carson, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Carson had a population of 287 as of July 1, 2019. Carson ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Carson is located at latitude 46.4178 and longitude -101.5649 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carson encompass a land area of 4.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,300 feet.

The City of Carson (GNIS ID: 1035956) 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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Carson, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Carson, ND Housing Affordability Index is 277
State of North Dakota Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Carson, ND Wealth Index is 115
State of North Dakota Wealth Index is 89
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 287 (100%)
Population in Households 282 (98.3%)
Population in Families 217 (75.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 5 ( 1.7%)
Population Density 72
Diversity Index2 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,526
Average Household Income $75,760
Per Capita Income $35,916
Wealth Index4 115

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 120 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $88,235
Housing Affordability Index3 277
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 151
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.22% -0.56%
Households -0.21% -0.4%
Families 2.25% -0.71%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Carson, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carson to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 141 65th
Population Density # 349 13th
Diversity Index # 291 28th
Median Household Income # 367 9th
Per Capita Income # 195 52nd

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