Steele County ND Information


Steele County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,937
Daytime Population: Workers 925
Daytime Population: Residents 800
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,725
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 1,937
Population in Familes 1,586
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $59,554
Average Household Income $83,270
Per Capita Income $36,756


Total Housing Units 1,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 669 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 316 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $95,899
Average Home Value $150,897


Total Households 855
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 573
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 -0.27% -0.43%
Households -0.14% -0.35%
Families -0.38% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.62%


Steele County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Steele 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 # 48 11th
Population Density # 37 32nd
Diversity Index # 49 9th
Median Household Income # 15 74th
Per Capita Income # 9 85th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.