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Great Bend, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Great Bend had a population of 56 as of July 1, 2017. Great Bend 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 Great Bend is located at latitude 46.1546 and longitude -96.801 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Great Bend (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 974 feet.

The City of Great Bend (GNIS ID: 1036068) 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 Great Bend 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 Great Bend: Berlin.

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Great Bend, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 56
Daytime Population: Workers 6
Daytime Population: Residents 17
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.41
Population in Households 56
Population in Familes 50
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 101
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $65,390
Average Household Income $95,681
Per Capita Income $37,477


Total Housing Units 38 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 ( 5.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $211,111


Total Households 28
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 22
Average Family Size 2
  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 -0.95% -0.36%
Households -0.48% -0.72%
Families 3.62% -0.93%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Great Bend, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Great Bend 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 # 307 23rd
Population Density # 328 18th
Diversity Index # 124 70th
Median Household Income # 114 72nd
Per Capita Income # 115 72nd

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