Wells County, North Dakota Population 2018

Wells County, North Dakota's estimated population is 4,022 with a growth rate of -0.89% 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
20174,089671.67%
20174,022-36-0.89%
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
White4,013
Two or More Races52
American Indian and Alaska Native15
Some Other Race9

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

Wells County, North Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

50100150200250 Male Population50100150200250 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Wells County, North Dakota Median Age

51.8


Total

50.1


Male

53.1


Female

Wells County, North Dakota Adults

There are 3,295 adults, (1,122 of whom are seniors) in Wells County, North Dakota.

Wells County, North Dakota Age Dependency

88.2

Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wells County, North Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

2,053

50.21%

Male

2,036

49.79%

Wells County, North Dakota Households and Families

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

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

Wells County, North Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.7%10.3%
Female84.6%15.4%
All80.1%19.9%
Non Family64.5%35.5%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wells County, North Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9882.0180.1
Married1,1212.6389.7
Non Family7641.0564.5
Female652.0584.6
Male382.76100

2.59

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

3.3%

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 Grade2588.43%
9th to 12th Grade1565.10%
High School Graduate1,01033.02%
Some College61520.10%
Associates Degree32110.49%
Bachelors Degree57218.70%
Graduate Degree1274.15%

Wells County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,0222,614697
Hispanic19171
Native American1511
Multiple Races542

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 89.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 40.00%.

Wells County, North Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,870$49,718$30,278
Less Than High School$$45,060$
High School Grad$34,924$56,587$28,802
Some College$35,968$47,105$25,735
Bachelors Degree$41,905$50,000$38,235
Graduate Degree$59,167$72,625$

$38,870

Average Earnings

$49,718

Average Male

$30,278

Average Female

Wells County, North Dakota Language

Wells County, North Dakota Language by Age

Wells County, North Dakota Language

98.24% of Wells County, North Dakota residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Wells County, North Dakota Poverty

Wells County, North Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,9222305.86%
Multiple5211.92%

5.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.53%

Male Poverty Rate

5.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wells County, North Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wells County, North Dakota is White, with 5.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wells County, North Dakota is Multiple, with 1.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.46%.

Wells County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.15%
High School6.35%
Some College5.11%
Bachelors or Greater0.29%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed13.89%
Male Employed1.86%
Female Employed1.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wells County, North Dakota Income

Wells County, North Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,464$71,303
Families$72,885$87,266
Married Families$69,526$
Non Families$27,237$44,744

Wells County, North Dakota Marital Status

Wells County, North Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

66.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.9%

Male Marriage Rate

65.0%

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 45To54.

Wells County, North Dakota Marital Status by Race


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

Wells County, North Dakota Veterans

Wells County, North Dakota Veterans by War

192

Number of Veterans

185

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam48
Korea32
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War11
World War II

Wells County, North Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+89
65 to 7454
35 to 5429
55 to 6415
18 to 345

Wells County, North Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1905.84%
2 or More233.33%
Hispanic13.57%

Wells County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

3.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wells County, North Dakota Employment Status

Wells County, North Dakota Employment by Age

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

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