Stark County ND Information


Stark County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 34,421
Daytime Population: Workers 16,979
Daytime Population: Residents 19,329
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,308
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 33,703
Population in Familes 25,422
Population in Group Qrtrs 718
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $64,446
Average Household Income $81,964
Per Capita Income $35,040


Total Housing Units 15,458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,222 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,350 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 886 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $213,866
Average Home Value $235,949


Total Households 14,572
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 8,729
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 4.98% 3.76%
Households 5.21% 3.83%
Families 4.91% 3.63%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.21%


Stark County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stark 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 # 6 91st
Population Density # 5 92nd
Diversity Index # 11 81st
Median Household Income # 9 85th
Per Capita Income # 16 72nd

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