Fessenden, North Dakota Population 2024

454

Fessenden is a city located in Wells County North Dakota. Fessenden has a 2024 population of 454. Fessenden is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -1.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 462 in 2020.

The average household income in Fessenden is $76,583 with a poverty rate of 13.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fessenden is 42.1 years, 43.1 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Fessenden Demographics

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

  • White: 99.82%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,028.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.73% (-8)
The current population of Fessenden, North Dakota is 454 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 462.

Fessenden, North Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White54999.82%
Other race10.18%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

White

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Fessenden Population by Race

Fessenden Population Pyramid 2024

Fessenden Median Age

42.1

Total

43.1

Male

36.9

Female

Fessenden Adults

There are 410 adults, (75 of whom are seniors) in Fessenden.

Fessenden Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Fessenden Sex Ratio

Female27149.27%
Male27950.73%

Fessenden Population by Age

Fessenden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2582.1376.423.6
Non Family1341.1478.421.6
Married953.3886.313.7
Female272.6329.670.4
Male221000

3.06

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fessenden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade123.17%
9th to 12th Grade123.17%
High School Graduate13936.77%
Some College8221.69%
Associates Degree4110.85%
Bachelors Degree8121.43%
Graduate Degree112.91%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fessenden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fessenden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White37735392
Other Race110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.4%.

Fessenden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$31,563$34,750$30,625
Less Than 9th Grade$17,500$0$0
High School Graduate$38,750$51,528$23,333
Some College$0$0$46,875
Bachelors Degree$29,931$29,118$0
Graduate Degree$49,583$0$0

$31,563

Average Earnings

$34,750

Average Male

$30,625

Average Female

Fessenden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fessenden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fessenden Language

97.08% of Fessenden residents speak only English, while 2.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Fessenden Language

Fessenden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5497413.48%

13.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.34%

Male Poverty Rate

12.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fessenden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fessenden is White, with 13.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fessenden is White, with 13.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.92%.

Fessenden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
High School12.95%
Bachelors or Greater8.7%
Some College4.88%

Fessenden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.47%
Female Employed7.84%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Fessenden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fessenden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$64,052$76,583
Families$85,625$96,631
Married Families$98,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$62,759$57,238

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fessenden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fessenden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fessenden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fessenden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fessenden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

17

Number of Veterans

17

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War9
Vietnam4
Korea0
World War II0

Fessenden Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 549
18 to 344
65 to 742
75+2
55 to 640

Fessenden Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White174.16%

Fessenden Veterans by Race

Fessenden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fessenden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

81.8%

Labor Force Participation

80.1%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fessenden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fessenden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fessenden Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.36%

Born in Fessenden

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Fessenden residents were born in the United States, with 74.36% having been born in North Dakota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fessenden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029444-2-0.45%
2028446-2-0.45%
2027448-2-0.44%
2026450-2-0.44%
2025452-2-0.44%
2024454-2-0.44%
2023456-2-0.44%
202245851.1%
2021453-9-1.95%
2020462358.2%
2019427-13-2.95%
2018440-10-2.22%
2017450-7-1.53%
2016457-5-1.08%
2015462-6-1.28%
201446800%
2013468-12-2.5%
201248030.63%
201147700%
201047700%

Fessenden Population by Year