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Stanton, North Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Stanton had a population of 376 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stanton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 376
Daytime Population: Workers 223
Daytime Population: Residents 147
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 370
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 375
Population in Familes 314
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 794
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $65,931
Average Household Income $85,961
Per Capita Income $38,762


Total Housing Units 198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $189,881
Average Home Value $254,801


Total Households 172
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 123
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 0.37% 0.42%
Households 0.49% 0.46%
Families 1.18% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

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, 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 # 124 70th
Population Density # 108 73rd
Diversity Index # 329 19th
Median Household Income # 107 74th
Per Capita Income # 88 78th

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