Stanton, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Stanton, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Stanton had a population of 374 as of July 1, 2018. Stanton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Stanton is located at latitude 47.3164 and longitude -101.3839 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,703 feet.

The City of Stanton (GNIS ID: 1036285) 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.

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


Total Population 374
Population in Households 373
Population in Familes 313
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 790
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $67,680
Average Household Income $82,257
Per Capita Income $36,862


Total Housing Units 205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 ( 6.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $187,083
Average Home Value $247,771


Total Households 170
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.26% 0.27%
Households 0.29% 0.23%
Families 0.83% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Stanton, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanton to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 124 69th
Population Density # 109 73rd
Diversity Index # 309 23rd
Median Household Income # 108 73rd
Per Capita Income # 166 59th

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