Mountrail County ND Information


Mountrail County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,803
Daytime Population: Workers 5,905
Daytime Population: Residents 6,878
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,783
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 10,239
Population in Familes 8,182
Population in Group Qrtrs 564
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $64,660
Average Household Income $88,737
Per Capita Income $33,558


Total Housing Units 5,713 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,696 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,311 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,706 (29.9%)
Median Home Value $115,815
Average Home Value $164,688


Total Households 4,007
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,609
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 4.83% 4.17%
Households 5.1% 4.34%
Families 4.84% 4.17%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.28%


Mountrail County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mountrail 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 # 15 74th
Population Density # 18 68th
Diversity Index # 2 98th
Median Household Income # 8 87th
Per Capita Income # 26 53rd

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