Walsh County ND Information


Walsh County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,037
Daytime Population: Workers 6,466
Daytime Population: Residents 4,708
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,174
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 10,705
Population in Familes 8,520
Population in Group Qrtrs 332
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $54,349
Average Household Income $72,428
Per Capita Income $31,457


Total Housing Units 5,498 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,401 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,336 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 761 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $88,887
Average Home Value $112,974


Total Households 4,737
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,958
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 -0.1% -0.27%
Households -0.03% -0.23%
Families -0.29% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.21%


Walsh County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walsh 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 # 14 75th
Population Density # 14 75th
Diversity Index # 7 89th
Median Household Income # 31 43rd
Per Capita Income # 38 30th

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