McLean County ND Information


McLean County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,340
Daytime Population: Workers 4,752
Daytime Population: Residents 5,310
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,062
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 10,190
Population in Familes 8,196
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $59,290
Average Household Income $78,057
Per Capita Income $34,157


Total Housing Units 6,444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,496 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,005 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,943 (30.2%)
Median Home Value $164,718
Average Home Value $190,496


Total Households 4,501
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,950
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 1.99% 1.36%
Households 2.01% 1.32%
Families 1.76% 1.15%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.13%


McLean County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McLean 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 # 16 72nd
Population Density # 22 62nd
Diversity Index # 14 75th
Median Household Income # 16 72nd
Per Capita Income # 21 62nd

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