Ward County, North Dakota Population 2018

Ward County, North Dakota's estimated population is 68,946 with a growth rate of -1.72% 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
201769,6286820.99%
201768,946-1,207-1.72%
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
White61,141
Black or African American2,555
Two or More Races2,247
American Indian and Alaska Native1,639
Asian1,040
Some Other Race936
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Ward County, North Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Ward County, North Dakota Median Age

31


Total

29.7


Male

32.8


Female

Ward County, North Dakota Adults

There are 53,427 adults, (8,182 of whom are seniors) in Ward County, North Dakota.

Ward County, North Dakota Age Dependency

53.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ward County, North Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

33,262

47.77%

Male

36,366

52.23%

Ward County, North Dakota Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Ward County, North Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.8%27.2%
All59.6%40.4%
Female52%48%
Male51.4%48.6%
Non Family45.7%54.3%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ward County, North Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,4492.4459.6
Married13,4293.272.8
Non Family10,9441.345.7
Female1,7353.2752
Male1,3413.1351.4

3.1

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

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 Grade1,1142.59%
9th to 12th Grade1,6683.87%
High School Graduate13,23930.73%
Some College10,56124.51%
Associates Degree4,47710.39%
Bachelors Degree8,86120.57%
Graduate Degree3,1647.34%

Ward County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White38,10035,82710,745
Hispanic1,6371,290279
Black1,2271,217399
Multiple Races863861314
Native American742646154
Asian651592288
Other Race4652739
Islander55559

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 44.24%.

Ward County, North Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,320$50,527$32,481
Less Than High School$30,492$32,311$25,982
High School Grad$36,052$43,135$23,525
Some College$38,320$50,244$30,046
Bachelors Degree$47,405$60,116$41,997
Graduate Degree$66,994$75,478$61,696

$41,320

Average Earnings

$50,527

Average Male

$32,481

Average Female

Ward County, North Dakota Language

Ward County, North Dakota Language by Age

Ward County, North Dakota Language

94.76% of Ward County, North Dakota residents speak only English, while 5.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.11% of the population.

Ward County, North Dakota Poverty

Ward County, North Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White56,8964,1347.27%
Multiple2,17250523.25%
Native1,58743727.54%
Hispanic3,64538910.67%
Other90625428.04%
Black2,2811265.52%
Asian1,010383.76%

8.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.00%

Male Poverty Rate

10.93%

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 28.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ward County, North Dakota is Asian, with 3.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.19%.

Ward County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.83%
High School7.16%
Some College6.89%
Bachelors or Greater1.78%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.97%
Male Unemployed14.89%
Female Employed6.78%
Male Employed3.95%

Ward County, North Dakota Income

Ward County, North Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,159$82,294
Families$82,138$97,190
Married Families$88,949$103,939
Non Families$39,701$55,485

Ward County, North Dakota Marital Status

Ward County, North Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Ward County, North Dakota Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Ward County, North Dakota Veterans

Ward County, North Dakota Veterans by War

5,629

Number of Veterans

4,936

Male Veterans

693

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War2,269
First Gulf War1,728
Vietnam1,281
Korea350
World War II131

Ward County, North Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,531
18 to 341,347
55 to 64981
65 to 74933
75+837

Ward County, North Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,23811.72%
Hispanic23411.02%
Black21912.56%
Other6712.27%
2 or More585.80%
Asian303.78%
Indian111.05%
Hawaiian69.84%

Ward County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

4.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ward County, North Dakota Employment Status

Ward County, North Dakota Employment by Age

74.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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