Fessenden, North Dakota Population 2021

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Fessenden is a city located in Wells County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 413, it is the 103rd largest city in North Dakota and the 14143rd largest city in the United States . Fessenden is currently declining at a rate of -2.36% annually and its population has decreased by -13.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 479 in 2010. Fessenden reached it's highest population of 481 in 2012. Spanning over 0 miles, Fessenden has a population density of 936 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fessenden is $61,185 with a poverty rate of 11.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $803 per month, and the median house value is $65,900. The median age in Fessenden is 38.3 years, 36 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Fessenden Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fessenden was:

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Fessenden, North Dakota is 413 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 443.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 479.

Fessenden, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

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Fessenden Population by Race

Fessenden Population Pyramid $2021

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Fessenden Median Age

38.3


Total

36


Male

44.3


Female

Fessenden Adults

There are 360 adults, (85 of whom are seniors) in Fessenden.

Fessenden Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Fessenden Sex Ratio

Female

227

46.42%

Male

262

53.58%

Fessenden Population by Age

Fessenden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fessenden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91%9%
All64.7%35.3%
Female57.9%42.1%
Non Family51.6%48.4%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fessenden Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2551.9264.7
Non Family1551.1251.6
Married783.5191
Female191.9557.9
Male31.67100

3.16

Average Family Size

1.92

Average Household Size

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Fessenden Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41.27%
9th to 12th Grade247.64%
High School Graduate10533.44%
Some College4213.38%
Associates Degree5216.56%
Bachelors Degree7724.52%
Graduate Degree103.18%
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Fessenden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fessenden Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.71%.

Fessenden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,135$52,639$35,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,000$51,250$31,250
Some College$50,357$53,393$32,250
Bachelors Degree$50,417$57,857$50,000
Graduate Degree$53,958$$

$44,135

Average Earnings

$52,639

Average Male

$35,000

Average Female

Fessenden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fessenden Language by Age

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Fessenden Language

99.55% of Fessenden residents speak only English, while 0.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Fessenden Language

Fessenden Poverty by Race

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11.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.79%

Male Poverty Rate

5.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fessenden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fessenden is White, with 11.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fessenden is White, with 11.45% 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 42.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.25%.

Fessenden Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.29%
Some College8.51%
High School6.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Fessenden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed4.17%
Female Employed2.88%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fessenden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fessenden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,125$61,185
Families$83,636$86,138
Married Families$86,071-
Non Families$45,506$45,086
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Income by Household Type

Fessenden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fessenden Married by Age and Sex

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Fessenden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fessenden Marital Status by Race

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Fessenden Marital Status

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18

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea5
Vietnam5
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War2
World War II

Fessenden Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+11
55 to 644
65 to 743
35 to 54
18 to 34

Fessenden Veterans by Age

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Fessenden Veterans by Race

Fessenden Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

77.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fessenden Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fessenden Employment by Age

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Fessenden Employment by Race

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Fessenden Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.23%

Born in Fessenden

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Fessenden residents were born in the United States, with 74.23% having been born in North Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fessenden Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021413-10-2.36%
2020423-10-2.31%
2019433-10-2.26%
2018443-9-1.99%
2017452-6-1.31%
2016458-6-1.29%
2015464-6-1.28%
20144700.00%
2013470-11-2.29%
201248140.84%
20114770.00%
20104770.00%

Fessenden Population by Year