Ward County, North Dakota Population 2018

Ward County, North Dakota's estimated population is 68,946 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ward County, North Dakota is the 4th largest county in North Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201768,946-8-0.01%
201668,954-1,199-1.71%
201670,153-1,277-1.79%
201571,4301,8032.59%
201469,6271,6412.41%
201367,9862,4273.70%
201265,5591,2261.91%
201164,3332,2243.58%
201062,1094,1887.23%
199057,921-471-0.81%
198058,392-168-0.29%
197058,56011,48824.41%
196047,07212,29035.33%
195034,7822,8018.76%
194031,981-1,616-4.81%
193033,5974,78616.61%
192028,8113,53013.96%
191025,28117,320217.56%
19007,9616,280373.59%
18901,6810.00%

Ward County, North Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White60,884
Two or More Races2,604
Black or African American2,335
American Indian and Alaska Native1,125
Some Other Race1,034
Asian882
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90

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

Ward County, North Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Ward County, North Dakota Median Age

31.1


Total

29.7


Male

32.8


Female

Ward County, North Dakota Adults

There are 52,888 adults, (8,068 of which are seniors) in Ward County, North Dakota.

Ward County, North Dakota Age Dependency

53.8

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ward County, North Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

32,803

47.57%

Male

36,151

52.43%

Ward County, North Dakota Households and Families

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

Ward County, North Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.7%26.3%
All60.5%39.5%
Female54.5%45.5%
Non Family46.6%53.4%
Male45.6%54.4%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ward County, North Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,7722.4860.5
Married13,2763.273.7
Non Family10,4561.3346.6
Female1,7963.2754.5
Male1,2443.2345.6

3.12

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ward County, North Dakota Households

Ward County, North Dakota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1492.72%
9th to 12th Grade1,6783.97%
High School Graduate12,64829.89%
Some College11,19126.44%
Associates Degree4,49110.61%
Bachelors Degree8,38919.82%
Graduate Degree2,7746.55%

Ward County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White37,89235,63010,157
Hispanic1,3891,093306
Black1,0871,050293
Multiple Races894847238
Asian594541225
Native American57343570
Other Race50936269
Islander32327

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 37.88%.

Ward County, North Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,068$49,327$31,418
Less Than High School$30,574$37,143$26,418
High School Grad$35,718$42,318$23,855
Some College$36,566$48,469$29,008
Bachelors Degree$46,342$61,250$40,448
Graduate Degree$61,053$70,306$57,938

$40,068

Average Earnings

$49,327

Average Male

$31,418

Average Female

Ward County, North Dakota Language

Ward County, North Dakota Language by Age

Ward County, North Dakota Language

94.83% of Ward County, North Dakota residents speak only English, while 5.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.00% of the population.

Ward County, North Dakota Poverty

Ward County, North Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,9843,6366.38%
Multiple2,54048419.06%
Hispanic3,26133810.36%
Other1,02330830.11%
Native1,07023421.87%
Black2,0641366.59%
Asian850485.65%

7.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.51%

Male Poverty Rate

9.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ward County, North Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ward County, North Dakota is Other, with 30.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ward County, North Dakota is Asian, with 5.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.61%.

Ward County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.75%
High School6.51%
Some College5.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.79%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.88%
Male Unemployed12.53%
Female Employed5.60%
Male Employed4.08%

Ward County, North Dakota Income

Ward County, North Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,037$80,104
Families$77,801$92,540
Married Families$84,430$
Non Families$40,176$56,370

Ward County, North Dakota Marital Status

Ward County, North Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ward County, North Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Ward County, North Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Ward County, North Dakota Marital Status by Race

Ward County, North Dakota Veterans

Ward County, North Dakota Veterans by War

6,213

Number of Veterans

5,293

Male Veterans

920

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War2,422
First Gulf War1,745
Vietnam1,501
Korea440
World War II144

Ward County, North Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
18 to 341,666
35 to 541,548
55 to 641,152
75+942
65 to 74905

Ward County, North Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,71712.82%
Black21313.89%
Hispanic1588.27%
2 or More13310.96%
Other6710.44%
Asian345.01%
Indian293.65%
Hawaiian2062.50%

Ward County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

3.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ward County, North Dakota Employment Status

Ward County, North Dakota Employment by Age

74.8%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ward County, North Dakota Employment by Race

Ward County, North Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ward County, North Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Minot4096748743777618.98%
Surrey934136543146.15%
Burlington1060119113112.36%
Kenmare10961059-37-3.38%
Berthold454495419.03%
Sawyer357338-19-5.32%
Des Lacs204199-5-2.45%
Makoti154148-6-3.90%
Carpio157148-9-5.73%
Ryder8580-5-5.88%
Douglas6461-3-4.69%
Donnybrook5854-4-6.90%
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