Wells County, North Dakota Population 2018

Wells County, North Dakota's estimated population is 4,022 with a growth rate of -3.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wells County, North Dakota is the 29th largest county in North Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20174,022-157-3.76%
20164,1791212.98%
20164,058-38-0.93%
20154,096-27-0.65%
20144,123-26-0.63%
20134,149-85-2.01%
20124,234370.88%
20114,19760.14%
20104,191-1,673-28.53%
19905,864-1,115-15.98%
19806,979-868-11.06%
19707,847-1,390-15.05%
19609,237-1,180-11.33%
195010,417-781-6.97%
194011,198-2,087-15.71%
193013,2853282.53%
192012,9571,1439.67%
191011,8143,50442.17%
19008,3107,098585.64%
18901,2120.00%

Wells County, North Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White4,095
Two or More Races61
American Indian and Alaska Native15
Some Other Race8

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

Wells 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

Wells County, North Dakota Median Age

51.8


Total

50.3


Male

53.6


Female

Wells County, North Dakota Adults

There are 3,393 adults, (1,220 of which are seniors) in Wells County, North Dakota.

Wells County, North Dakota Age Dependency

92.1

Age Dependency Ratio

56

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wells County, North Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

2,096

50.16%

Male

2,083

49.84%

Wells County, North Dakota Households and Families

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

Wells County, North Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89%11%
Female82.1%17.9%
All80.4%19.6%
Non Family66.2%33.8%

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wells County, North Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0262.0180.4
Married1,1422.689
Non Family7601.0466.2
Female782.5482.1
Male462.52100

2.58

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wells County, North Dakota Households

Wells County, North Dakota Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade32810.46%
9th to 12th Grade1494.75%
High School Graduate1,03633.03%
Some College62119.80%
Associates Degree33610.71%
Bachelors Degree54217.28%
Graduate Degree1253.98%

Wells County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1002,640665
Native American155
Hispanic13111
Multiple Races1152

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.45%.

Wells County, North Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,672$45,208$26,418
Less Than High School$15,469$16,484$
High School Grad$31,667$49,904$23,438
Some College$31,518$43,750$22,059
Bachelors Degree$40,417$45,781$36,202
Graduate Degree$60,469$62,813$60,313

$35,672

Average Earnings

$45,208

Average Male

$26,418

Average Female

Wells County, North Dakota Language

Wells County, North Dakota Language by Age

Wells County, North Dakota Language

98.09% of Wells County, North Dakota residents speak only English, while 1.91% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Wells County, North Dakota Poverty

Wells County, North Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,0132075.16%
Native11654.55%
Multiple5611.79%

5.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.46%

Male Poverty Rate

6.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wells County, North Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wells County, North Dakota is Native, with 54.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wells County, North Dakota is Multiple, with 1.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.43%.

Wells County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.46%
High School8.03%
Some College2.99%
Bachelors or Greater0.90%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed10.53%
Female Employed1.01%
Male Employed0.71%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wells County, North Dakota Income

Wells County, North Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,685$63,831
Families$65,962$78,455
Married Families$66,058$
Non Families$24,063$38,305

Wells County, North Dakota Marital Status

Wells County, North Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

66.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.1%

Male Marriage Rate

64.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Wells County, North Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Wells 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.

Wells County, North Dakota Marital Status by Race

Wells County, North Dakota Veterans

Wells County, North Dakota Veterans by War

207

Number of Veterans

202

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam67
Korea45
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War4
World War II3

Wells County, North Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+103
65 to 7461
55 to 6425
35 to 5415
18 to 343

Wells County, North Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2056.10%
2 or More216.67%
Hispanic14.76%

Wells County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

0.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wells County, North Dakota Employment Status

Wells County, North Dakota Employment by Age

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wells County, North Dakota Employment by Race

Wells County, North Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Wells County, North Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Harvey17831743-40-2.24%
Fessenden479464-15-3.13%
Bowdon131130-1-0.76%
Sykeston117113-4-3.42%
Hurdsfield8481-3-3.57%
Cathay4342-1-2.33%
Hamberg2120-1-4.76%
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