Morton County ND Information


Morton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 32,549
Daytime Population: Workers 12,948
Daytime Population: Residents 14,156
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 27,104
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 31,850
Population in Familes 25,481
Population in Group Qrtrs 699
Population Density2 17
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $57,284
Average Household Income $78,496
Per Capita Income $32,667


Total Housing Units 14,782 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,521 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,958 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,303 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $181,705
Average Home Value $206,270


Total Households 13,479
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 8,825
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 2.37% 2.31%
Households 2.48% 2.42%
Families 2.23% 2.26%
Median Household Income   3.89%
Per Capita Income   3.39%


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, 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 # 7 89th
Population Density # 7 89th
Diversity Index # 16 72nd
Median Household Income # 23 58th
Per Capita Income # 31 43rd

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