Hettinger County ND Information


Hettinger County Subdivisions

Hettinger County ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,544
Population in Households 2,375
Population in Familes 1,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 169
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $55,130
Average Household Income $77,230
Per Capita Income $34,031


Total Housing Units 1,481 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 948 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 387 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $93,399
Average Home Value $128,138


Total Households 1,094
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 688
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 0.32% -0.02%
Households 0.43% 0.04%
Families 0.11% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.93%


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, 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 # 37 32nd
Population Density # 43 21st
Diversity Index # 33 36th
Median Household Income # 34 38th
Per Capita Income # 29 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.