McLean County ND Information


McLean County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,974
Population in Households 9,824
Population in Familes 7,916
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $61,689
Average Household Income $79,839
Per Capita Income $35,262


Total Housing Units 6,353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,585 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 797 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,971 (31.0%)
Median Home Value $163,573
Average Home Value $192,817


Total Households 4,382
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 2,853
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 1.31% 1.16%
Households 1.43% 1.21%
Families 1.13% 1.02%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.21%


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, 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 # 16 72nd
Population Density # 22 60th
Diversity Index # 14 74th
Median Household Income # 17 70th
Per Capita Income # 21 62nd

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