McKenzie County ND Information


McKenzie County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 13,766
Daytime Population: Workers 5,688
Daytime Population: Residents 10,346
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,034
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 13,614
Population in Familes 11,172
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $52,628
Average Household Income $74,607
Per Capita Income $28,210


Total Housing Units 6,657 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,415 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,765 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,477 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $172,968
Average Home Value $206,589


Total Households 5,180
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 3,557
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 11.24% 9.77%
Households 11.13% 9.78%
Families 10.88% 9.62%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.49%


McKenzie County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McKenzie 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 # 11 81st
Population Density # 20 64th
Diversity Index # 3 96th
Median Household Income # 36 34th
Per Capita Income # 48 11th

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