North Dakota Population 2017
In the far north of the United States and located along the border of Canada, North Dakota is a sizeable territory with some interesting population statistics. In terms of its size, North Dakota is the 19th largest state in the country, but it is extremely sparsely populated by comparison. North Dakota has an estimated population in 2016 of 756,927, up considerably from 672,000 recorded in 2010. The current growth rate is an astounding 1.99%, which ranks 2nd in the nation.
The last set of confirmed statistics for the North Dakota population can be supplied by the national census of 2010. The survey ultimately showed that there were 672,591 people residing in the state, and that reflected a modest rise of 4.7% on the numbers declared at the census of 2000. The estimated 2016 population of North Dakota was placed at 756,927, which makes it the 3rd least populous state in the country.
North Dakota has a surface area of 70,700 square miles (183,272 square kilometers), and for every square mile of land, there is an average of just 9.7 people. Overall the figures combine to make North Dakota only the 47th most densely populated state in the entire country.
Fargo remains the largest city in the state with a population of 118,523.