McHenry County ND Information


McHenry County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,098
Daytime Population: Workers 1,955
Daytime Population: Residents 3,003
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,958
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 6,050
Population in Familes 4,787
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $52,373
Average Household Income $74,151
Per Capita Income $32,547


Total Housing Units 3,233 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,114 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 552 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 567 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $108,894
Average Home Value $165,776


Total Households 2,666
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,680
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 1.7% 1.46%
Households 1.6% 1.39%
Families 1.33% 1.22%
Median Household Income   5.55%
Per Capita Income   2.98%


McHenry County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McHenry 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 # 22 60th
Population Density # 31 43rd
Diversity Index # 40 26th
Median Household Income # 38 30th
Per Capita Income # 33 40th

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