Lignite, North Dakota Population 2021

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Lignite is a city located in Burke County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 229, it is the 145th largest city in North Dakota and the 16249th largest city in the United States . Lignite is currently growing at a rate of 1.33% annually and its population has increased by 47.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 155 in 2010. Lignite reached it's highest population of 248 in 2015. Spanning over 0 miles, Lignite has a population density of 1,470 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lignite is $77,112 with a poverty rate of 7.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $594 per month, and the median house value is $111,200. The median age in Lignite is 33.3 years, 29.4 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Lignite Demographics

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

  • White: 96.55%
  • Asian: 3.45%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Lignite, North Dakota is 229 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 220.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 155.

Lignite, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19696.55%
Asian73.45%
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Lignite Population by Race

Lignite Population Pyramid $2021

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Lignite Median Age

33.3


Total

29.4


Male

34.2


Female

Lignite Adults

There are 155 adults, (22 of whom are seniors) in Lignite.

Lignite Age Dependency

52.6

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lignite Sex Ratio

Female

101

49.75%

Male

102

50.25%

Lignite Population by Age

Lignite Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lignite Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All50%50%
Non Family31.6%68.4%
Female0%100%
Male0%0%

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lignite Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All982.0750
Non Family571.0231.6
Married393.3379.5
Female27.50
Male00

3.54

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

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Lignite Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade10.76%
High School Graduate3325.19%
Some College3526.72%
Associates Degree1712.98%
Bachelors Degree3022.90%
Graduate Degree1511.45%
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Lignite Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lignite Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lignite Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,442$73,929$42,396
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$74,464$75,000$
Some College$61,094$71,500$60,156
Bachelors Degree$43,125$$41,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$56,442

Average Earnings

$73,929

Average Male

$42,396

Average Female

Lignite Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lignite Language by Age

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Lignite Language

92.59% of Lignite residents speak only English, while 7.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.70% of the population.

Lignite Language

Lignite Poverty by Race

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7.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.78%

Male Poverty Rate

3.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lignite

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lignite is White, with 7.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lignite is White, with 7.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.00%.

Lignite Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School6.06%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Lignite Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.26%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Lignite Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lignite Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,500$77,112
Families$100,893$113,180
Married Families$101,250-
Non Families$46,607$51,168
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Income by Household Type

Lignite Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lignite Married by Age and Sex

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Lignite 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 35-44.

Lignite Marital Status by Race

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Lignite Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War5
Vietnam1
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Lignite Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 545
75+2
65 to 741
55 to 64
18 to 34

Lignite Veterans by Age

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Lignite Veterans by Race

Lignite Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lignite Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Lignite Employment by Age

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Lignite Employment by Race

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Lignite 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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67.98%

Born in Lignite

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

0.49%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.52% of Lignite residents were born in the United States, with 67.98% having been born in North Dakota. 0.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Lignite Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202122931.33%
202022631.35%
201922331.36%
2018220-4-1.79%
2017224-11-4.68%
2016235-13-5.24%
201524852.06%
20142434522.73%
20131982413.79%
2012174148.75%
201116074.58%
20101530.00%

Lignite Population by Year