Oliver County ND Information


Oliver County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,870
Daytime Population: Workers 1,472
Daytime Population: Residents 885
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,357
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 1,868
Population in Familes 1,576
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $68,245
Average Household Income $78,395
Per Capita Income $32,330


Total Housing Units 925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 628 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 154 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $129,570
Average Home Value $190,565


Total Households 771
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 557
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 0.18% 0.2%
Households 0.27% 0.28%
Families 0.07% 0.14%
Median Household Income   3.8%
Per Capita Income   3.61%


Oliver County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oliver 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 # 49 9th
Population Density # 38 30th
Diversity Index # 31 45th
Median Household Income # 4 94th
Per Capita Income # 34 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.