The City of Watford City had a population of 5,431 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Watford City is located at latitude 47.8022 and longitude -103.2832 in McKenzie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Watford City encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. McKenzie County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,123 feet.
The City of Watford City (GNIS ID: 1036317) 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 Watford City: Banks.
|Total Population||5,431 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,370 (98.9%)|
|Population in Families||4,188 (77.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||61 ( 1.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$76,617|
|Average Household Income||$105,564|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$44,232|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,599 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,010 (38.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,284 (49.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||305 (11.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$215,395|
|Average Home Value||$230,415|
|Housing Affordability Index3||223|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.49%|
|Per Capita Income||0.82%|
|Owner Occupied HU||3.77%|
The table below compares Watford City to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 14||97th|
|Population Density||# 126||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 85||79th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 236||59th|
|Per Capita Income||# 54||87th|
|Diversity Index||# 108||74th|
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