New Town, North Dakota Population 2021

2,740
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New Town is a city located in Mountrail County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 2,740, it is the 19th largest city in North Dakota and the 6529th largest city in the United States . New Town is currently growing at a rate of 2.78% annually and its population has increased by 42.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,925 in 2010. New Town reached it's highest population of 2,740 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, New Town has a population density of 2,301 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Town is $79,375 with a poverty rate of 16.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $692 per month, and the median house value is $137,500. The median age in New Town is 29.3 years, 26.8 years for males, and 30.6 years for females.

New Town Demographics

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

  • Native American: 77.94%
  • White: 18.26%
  • Two or more races: 1.82%
  • Other race: 1.03%
  • Black or African American: 0.79%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of New Town, North Dakota is 2,740 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,518.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,925.

New Town, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native1,96877.94%
White46118.26%
Two or More Races461.82%
Some Other Race261.03%
Black or African American200.79%
Asian40.16%
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New Town Population by Race

New Town Population Pyramid $2021

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New Town Median Age

29.3


Total

26.8


Male

30.6


Female

New Town Adults

There are 1,752 adults, (177 of whom are seniors) in New Town.

New Town Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

New Town Sex Ratio

Female

1,191

47.17%

Male

1,334

52.83%

New Town Population by Age

New Town Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New Town Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male63.8%36.2%
Married59.1%40.9%
All49.6%50.4%
Female48.8%51.2%
Non Family39.1%60.9%

49.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Town Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6893.6449.6
Non Family2741.2239.1
Married2474.859.1
Female1215.4548.8
Male477.0463.8

4.99

Average Family Size

3.64

Average Household Size

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New Town Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade332.28%
9th to 12th Grade1067.33%
High School Graduate42929.67%
Some College37826.14%
Associates Degree22015.21%
Bachelors Degree16411.34%
Graduate Degree1168.02%
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New Town Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Town Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American1,024912184
White30829579
Hispanic12410313
Other Race2619
Black2020
2+ Races96
Asian444

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

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

New Town Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,063$45,486$32,059
Less Than 9th Grade$31,477$38,636$14,250
High School Graduate$34,583$39,821$
Some College$32,161$31,154$32,536
Bachelors Degree$50,625$62,031$40,865
Graduate Degree$52,333$52,917$

$35,063

Average Earnings

$45,486

Average Male

$32,059

Average Female

New Town Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Town Language by Age

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New Town Language

89.94% of New Town residents speak only English, while 10.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 5.95% of the population.

New Town Language

New Town Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,96839319.97%
Hispanic3033411.22%
White355308.45%

16.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.39%

Male Poverty Rate

16.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Town

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Town is Native, with 19.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Town is White, with 8.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.01%.

New Town Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.86%
High School18.65%
Some College12.71%
Bachelors or Greater3.21%

New Town Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed76.47%
Female Employed6.75%
Male Employed3.70%
Male Unemployed0.00%

New Town Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Town Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,583$79,375
Families$73,355$91,032
Married Families$76,750-
Non Families$40,000$57,285
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Income by Household Type

New Town Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

New Town Married by Age and Sex

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New Town 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 45-54.

New Town Marital Status by Race

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New Town Marital Status

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139

Number of Veterans

97

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War54
Vietnam37
First Gulf War26
World War II
Korea

New Town Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5477
65 to 7429
75+14
55 to 6412
18 to 347

New Town Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American967.58%
Hispanic2513.97%
Other Race1973.08%
White184.22%
Black420.00%
2+ Races111.11%
Asian125.00%

New Town Veterans by Race

New Town Veterans by Education

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2.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Town Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

New Town Employment by Age

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New Town Employment by Race

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New Town 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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67.01%

Born in New Town

98.57%

Native Born

1.43%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.57% of New Town residents were born in the United States, with 67.01% having been born in North Dakota. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

New Town Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,740742.78%
20202,666742.85%
20192,592742.94%
20182,51880.32%
20172,51050.20%
20162,50560.24%
20152,4991154.82%
20142,384391.66%
20132,3451215.44%
20122,2241607.75%
20112,0641226.28%
20101,9420.00%

New Town Population by Year