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Forman, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Forman had a population of 515 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Forman is located at latitude 46.1038 and longitude -97.6371 in Sargent County. The formal boundaries for the City of Forman (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Sargent County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,260 feet.

The City of Forman (GNIS ID: 1036039) 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 Forman 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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Forman, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 515
Daytime Population: Workers 333
Daytime Population: Residents 206
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 539
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 485
Population in Familes 379
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 739
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $58,027
Average Household Income $77,585
Per Capita Income $34,283


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $94,898
Average Home Value $117,637


Total Households 229
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 137
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 0.3% 0.31%
Households 0.43% 0.35%
Families 1.5% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Forman, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Forman 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 # 107 74th
Population Density # 114 72nd
Diversity Index # 190 52nd
Median Household Income # 205 49th
Per Capita Income # 202 50th

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