Williams County ND Information


Williams County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 40,962
Daytime Population: Workers 18,272
Daytime Population: Residents 29,193
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 47,465
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 40,416
Population in Familes 30,917
Population in Group Qrtrs 546
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $75,707
Average Household Income $97,880
Per Capita Income $40,711


Total Housing Units 20,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,895 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,051 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,198 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $182,800
Average Home Value $212,357


Total Households 16,946
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 10,268
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 8.68% 7.25%
Households 8.64% 7.26%
Families 8.34% 7.07%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.6%


Williams County ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Williams 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 # 5 92nd
Population Density # 6 91st
Diversity Index # 6 91st
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 2 98th

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