Morton County ND Information


Morton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 33,628
Population in Households 32,949
Population in Familes 26,402
Population in Group Qrtrs 679
Population Density2 18
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $60,480
Average Household Income $78,904
Per Capita Income $32,876


Total Housing Units 15,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,906 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,041 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,115 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $191,475
Average Home Value $223,806


Total Households 13,947
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 9,071
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 2.48% 2.18%
Households 2.6% 2.28%
Families 2.29% 2.09%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.49%


Morton County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morton 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 # 7 89th
Population Density # 7 89th
Diversity Index # 13 77th
Median Household Income # 21 62nd
Per Capita Income # 35 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.