Balta, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Balta, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Balta had a population of 64 as of July 1, 2018. Balta ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Balta is located at latitude 48.1662 and longitude -100.0366 in Pierce County. The formal boundaries for the City of Balta (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Pierce County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,552 feet.

The City of Balta (GNIS ID: 1035920) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Balta: Egan.

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Balta, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 64
Population in Households 64
Population in Familes 56
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 290
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $54,153
Average Household Income $62,469
Per Capita Income $25,495


Total Housing Units 47 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 ( 4.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (36.2%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $154,630


Total Households 30
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 22
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.19% -0.96%
Households 0.0% -1.37%
Families 3.17% -0.93%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Balta, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Balta to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 295 26th
Population Density # 230 43rd
Diversity Index # 364 9th
Median Household Income # 289 28th
Per Capita Income # 376 6th

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