Ray, North Dakota Population 2021

1,021
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Ray is a city located in Williams County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,021, it is the 54th largest city in North Dakota and the 10219th largest city in the United States . Ray is currently growing at a rate of 6.24% annually and its population has increased by 72.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 592 in 2010. Ray reached it's highest population of 1,021 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Ray has a population density of 776 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ray is $84,582 with a poverty rate of 6.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $688 per month, and the median house value is $145,100. The median age in Ray is 41.8 years, 52.5 years for males, and 36 years for females.

Ray Demographics

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

  • White: 97.58%
  • Native American: 1.41%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Two or more races: 0.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ray, North Dakota is 1,021 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 841.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 592.

Ray, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48397.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native71.41%
Some Other Race30.61%
Two or More Races20.40%
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Ray Population by Race

Ray Population Pyramid $2021

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Ray Median Age

41.8


Total

52.5


Male

36


Female

Ray Adults

There are 368 adults, (120 of whom are seniors) in Ray.

Ray Age Dependency

99.6

Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ray Sex Ratio

Female

215

43.43%

Male

280

56.57%

Ray Population by Age

Ray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ray Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married93.9%6.1%
All85.3%14.7%
Non Family81.9%18.1%
Male58.8%41.2%

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ray Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2452.0285.3
Non Family1271.0281.9
Married993.3593.9
Male171.7158.8
Female22100

3.09

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Ray Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade133.63%
9th to 12th Grade113.07%
High School Graduate14139.39%
Some College7220.11%
Associates Degree5415.08%
Bachelors Degree4612.85%
Graduate Degree215.87%
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Ray Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ray Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White34632460
Native American777
Hispanic33
Other Race33
2+ Races2

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

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

Ray Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,982$76,667$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$51,122$51,513$26,125
Some College$49,643$81,875$47,679
Bachelors Degree$86,250$96,563$2,500
Graduate Degree$73,750$$68,958

$51,982

Average Earnings

$76,667

Average Male

$

Average Female

Ray Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ray Language by Age

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Ray Language

97.60% of Ray residents speak only English, while 2.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.40% of the population.

Ray Language

Ray Poverty by Race

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6.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.07%

Male Poverty Rate

7.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ray is White, with 6.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ray is White, with 6.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.94%.

Ray Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater14.93%
High School14.18%
Less Than 9th Grade12.50%
Some College0.00%

Ray Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.09%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Ray Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ray Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,147$84,582
Families$118,750$124,893
Married Families$120,625-
Non Families$50,494$47,128
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Income by Household Type

Ray Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

70.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ray Married by Age and Sex

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Ray 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.

Ray Marital Status by Race

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Ray Marital Status

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31

Number of Veterans

31

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam16
First Gulf War7
Korea5
World War II
Second Gulf War

Ray Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+12
65 to 7410
35 to 547
55 to 642
18 to 34

Ray Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White226.18%
Native American7100.00%
2+ Races2100.00%

Ray Veterans by Race

Ray Veterans by Education

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22.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ray Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Ray Employment by Age

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Ray Employment by Race

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Ray 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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66.06%

Born in Ray

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

2.02%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.98% of Ray residents were born in the United States, with 66.06% having been born in North Dakota. 2.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Ray Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,021606.24%
2020961606.66%
2019901607.13%
2018841506.32%
2017791-12-1.49%
2016803-41-4.86%
20158448210.76%
2014762-8-1.04%
2013770253.36%
2012745304.20%
201171511919.97%
20105960.00%

Ray Population by Year