Hettinger County ND Information


Hettinger County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,677
Daytime Population: Workers 1,091
Daytime Population: Residents 1,367
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,458
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 2,494
Population in Familes 2,003
Population in Group Qrtrs 183
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $53,956
Average Household Income $75,484
Per Capita Income $33,129


Total Housing Units 1,495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 936 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 209 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 350 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $92,342
Average Home Value $126,549


Total Households 1,145
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 726
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 1.08% 0.93%
Households 1.12% 1.04%
Families 0.87% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.89%


Hettinger County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hettinger County to the other 53 counties and county equivalents 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 # 37 32nd
Population Density # 42 26th
Diversity Index # 21 62nd
Median Household Income # 32 42nd
Per Capita Income # 30 45th

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