Fort Yates, ND Profile: Facts & Data


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Fort Yates, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Yates had a population of 182 as of July 1, 2018. Fort Yates ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Fort Yates is located at latitude 46.0866 and longitude -100.6302 in Sioux County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Yates (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sioux County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,634 feet.

The City of Fort Yates (GNIS ID: 1036043) 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.

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


Total Population 182
Population in Households 171
Population in Familes 136
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 2,884
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $32,877
Average Household Income $42,591
Per Capita Income $12,724


Total Housing Units 73 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 (19.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (71.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $144,231


Total Households 65
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 45
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 -0.13% 0.0%
Households -0.18% 0.0%
Families 0.55% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.45%

Fort Yates, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Yates 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 # 190 53rd
Population Density # 2 100th
Diversity Index # 39 91st
Median Household Income # 392 2nd
Per Capita Income # 397 1st

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