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The City of Lakota had a population of 629 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lakota is located at latitude 48.0427 and longitude -98.3468 in Nelson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lakota (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nelson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,516 feet.

The City of Lakota (GNIS ID: 1036113) 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 Lakota 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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Lakota, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 629
Daytime Population: Workers 486
Daytime Population: Residents 272
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 758
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 629
Population in Familes 480
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 609
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $47,923
Average Household Income $60,067
Per Capita Income $30,136


Total Housing Units 406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 225 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $99,398
Average Home Value $137,500


Total Households 318
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 183
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 -0.91% -1.07%
Households -0.84% -0.9%
Families -0.94% -1.12%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Lakota, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakota 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 # 90 78th
Population Density # 140 65th
Diversity Index # 232 42nd
Median Household Income # 341 15th
Per Capita Income # 310 23rd

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