Steele, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Steele, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Steele had a population of 714 as of July 1, 2018. Steele ranks in the upper 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 Steele is located at latitude 46.8559 and longitude -99.9175 in Kidder County. The formal boundaries for the City of Steele (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kidder County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,860 feet.

The City of Steele (GNIS ID: 1036287) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Steele: Fourteenth Siding.

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


Total Population 714
Population in Households 714
Population in Familes 563
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,258
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $49,273
Average Household Income $58,393
Per Capita Income $25,051


Total Housing Units 362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 249 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 64 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $121,875
Average Home Value $137,100


Total Households 313
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 193
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.02% -0.06%
Households -0.12% -0.13%
Families -0.06% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.79%

Steele, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Steele to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 85 79th
Population Density # 44 89th
Diversity Index # 204 49th
Median Household Income # 338 16th
Per Capita Income # 380 5th

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