Towner County ND Information


Towner County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,243
Daytime Population: Workers 1,293
Daytime Population: Residents 874
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,167
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 2,200
Population in Familes 1,703
Population in Group Qrtrs 43
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $57,798
Average Household Income $73,998
Per Capita Income $34,646


Total Housing Units 1,462 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 766 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 277 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 419 (28.7%)
Median Home Value $79,800
Average Home Value $108,649


Total Households 1,043
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 623
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 -0.02% -0.15%
Households -0.07% -0.19%
Families -0.35% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.38%


Towner County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Towner 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 # 46 15th
Population Density # 45 19th
Diversity Index # 37 34th
Median Household Income # 20 64th
Per Capita Income # 18 68th

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