Nelson County, North Dakota Population 2018

Nelson County, North Dakota's estimated population is 2,937 with a growth rate of -3.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nelson County, North Dakota is the 35th largest county in North Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,937-95-3.13%
20163,0321314.52%
20162,901-25-0.85%
20152,926-97-3.21%
20143,023-33-1.08%
20133,056-2-0.07%
20123,058-4-0.13%
20113,062-63-2.02%
20103,125-1,285-29.14%
19904,410-823-15.73%
19805,233-543-9.40%
19705,776-1,258-17.88%
19607,034-1,056-13.05%
19508,090-1,039-11.38%
19409,129-1,074-10.53%
193010,203-159-1.53%
192010,3622222.19%
191010,1402,82438.60%
19007,3163,02370.42%
18904,2930.00%

Nelson County, North Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White2,978
Black or African American25
American Indian and Alaska Native17
Two or More Races12

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Nelson County, North Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Nelson County, North Dakota Median Age

52.6


Total

52.2


Male

52.9


Female

Nelson County, North Dakota Adults

There are 2,486 adults, (849 of which are seniors) in Nelson County, North Dakota.

Nelson County, North Dakota Age Dependency

85.2

Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Nelson County, North Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

1,507

49.70%

Male

1,525

50.30%

Nelson County, North Dakota Households and Families

Nelson County, North Dakota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nelson County, North Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.9%6.1%
Male92.1%7.9%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family58%42%
Female39.5%60.5%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nelson County, North Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5171.9575.8
Married7572.5793.9
Non Family6411.1258
Female812.1639.5
Male383.0892.1

2.5

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nelson County, North Dakota Households

Nelson County, North Dakota Education

Nelson County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade652.81%
9th to 12th Grade1285.54%
High School Graduate75032.44%
Some College51122.10%
Associates Degree40917.69%
Bachelors Degree37816.35%
Graduate Degree713.07%

Nelson County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,2242,035429
Hispanic585817
Native American17133
Black12125
Multiple Races66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 41.67%.

Nelson County, North Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,290$49,219$25,297
Less Than High School$$52,143$8,438
High School Grad$30,321$39,886$25,438
Some College$31,344$50,542$19,250
Bachelors Degree$45,278$56,458$33,295
Graduate Degree$45,000$71,250$41,477

$32,290

Average Earnings

$49,219

Average Male

$25,297

Average Female

Nelson County, North Dakota Language

Nelson County, North Dakota Language by Age

Nelson County, North Dakota Language

98.30% of Nelson County, North Dakota residents speak only English, while 1.70% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.15% of the population.

Nelson County, North Dakota Poverty

Nelson County, North Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,8422298.06%
Black252080.00%
Hispanic6945.80%
Multiple12216.67%

8.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.89%

Male Poverty Rate

10.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nelson County, North Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nelson County, North Dakota is Black, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nelson County, North Dakota is Hispanic, with 5.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.17%.

Nelson County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.61%
Some College9.90%
High School8.29%
Bachelors or Greater2.08%

Nelson County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Employed4.74%
Male Employed1.94%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Nelson County, North Dakota Income

Nelson County, North Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,280$69,147
Families$67,500$87,666
Married Families$74,943$
Non Families$30,508$36,725

Nelson County, North Dakota Marital Status

Nelson County, North Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Nelson County, North Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Nelson County, North Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Nelson County, North Dakota Marital Status by Race

Nelson County, North Dakota Veterans

Nelson County, North Dakota Veterans by War

292

Number of Veterans

276

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam112
First Gulf War63
Korea40
Second Gulf War25
World War II22

Nelson County, North Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+95
65 to 7482
55 to 6454
35 to 5442
18 to 3419

Nelson County, North Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White29011.86%
Hispanic1930.16%
2 or More220.00%

Nelson County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

4.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nelson County, North Dakota Employment Status

Nelson County, North Dakota Employment by Age

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Nelson County, North Dakota Employment by Race

Nelson County, North Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Nelson County, North Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lakota672644-28-4.17%
McVille349336-13-3.72%
Michigan City294277-17-5.78%
Aneta222207-15-6.76%
Petersburg192180-12-6.25%
Tolna166157-9-5.42%
Pekin7066-4-5.71%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990