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White Earth, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of White Earth had a population of 102 as of July 1, 2017. White Earth ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for White Earth is located at latitude 48.3799 and longitude -102.7718 in Mountrail County. The formal boundaries for the City of White Earth (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mountrail County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,096 feet.

The City of White Earth (GNIS ID: 1036333) 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 White Earth 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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White Earth, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 102
Daytime Population: Workers 5
Daytime Population: Residents 63
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 68
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 95
Population in Familes 80
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 68
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $58,363
Average Household Income $75,629
Per Capita Income $28,808


Total Housing Units 50 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (28.0%)
Median Home Value $134,615
Average Home Value $201,667


Total Households 36
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 26
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 3.41% 4.15%
Households 4.59% 4.56%
Families 3.69% 3.58%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

White Earth, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White Earth 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 # 242 40th
Population Density # 352 12th
Diversity Index # 175 57th
Median Household Income # 199 51st
Per Capita Income # 344 14th

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