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New Town, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of New Town had a population of 2,687 as of July 1, 2017. New Town ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 New Town is located at latitude 47.9847 and longitude -102.4822 in Mountrail County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Town (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mountrail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,900 feet.

The City of New Town (GNIS ID: 1036184) 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 New Town population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Town: Newton.

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


Total Population 2,687
Daytime Population: Workers 1,553
Daytime Population: Residents 1,790
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,343
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 2,676
Population in Familes 2,153
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 2,098
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $56,486
Average Household Income $70,966
Per Capita Income $24,623


Total Housing Units 987 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 472 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 431 (43.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $99,854
Average Home Value $149,101


Total Households 903
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 601
Average Family Size 4
  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 4.71% 4.37%
Households 4.71% 4.38%
Families 4.49% 4.22%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

New Town, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Town 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 # 20 95th
Population Density # 10 98th
Diversity Index # 4 99th
Median Household Income # 237 41st
Per Capita Income # 380 5th

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