Ray, North Dakota Population 2024

652

Ray is a city located in Williams County North Dakota. Ray has a 2024 population of 652. Ray is currently declining at a rate of -3.55% annually and its population has decreased by -12.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 748 in 2020.

The average household income in Ray is $94,179 with a poverty rate of 8.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ray is 32.4 years, 32.3 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.

Ray Demographics

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

  • White: 88.02%
  • Two or more races: 10.16%
  • Native American: 1.3%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
494.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.83% (-96)
The current population of Ray, North Dakota is 652 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 748.

Ray, North Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White67688.02%
Two or more races7810.16%
Native American101.3%
Other race40.52%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ray Population by Race

Ray Population Pyramid 2024

Ray Median Age

32.4

Total

32.3

Male

32.5

Female

Ray Adults

There are 512 adults, (156 of whom are seniors) in Ray.

Ray Age Dependency

115.7

Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

71.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ray Sex Ratio

Female38850.52%
Male38049.48%

Ray Population by Age

Ray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3122.4660.939.1
Married13147426
Non Family1011.0968.331.7
Female651.4513.886.2
Male152.671000

3.1

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ray Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade112.52%
9th to 12th Grade276.19%
High School Graduate13831.65%
Some College8319.04%
Associates Degree10123.17%
Bachelors Degree368.26%
Graduate Degree409.17%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ray Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ray Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White40337576
2+ Races19190
Native American1000
Other Race440
Hispanic440

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 18.86%.

Ray Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$63,684$110,938$31,250
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$60,104$71,667$21,023
Some College$64,559$120,625$0
Bachelors Degree$100,357$250,001$67,143
Graduate Degree$77,917$0$0

$63,684

Average Earnings

$110,938

Average Male

$31,250

Average Female

Ray Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ray Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ray Language

98.83% of Ray residents speak only English, while 1.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.17% of the population.

Ray Language

Ray Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White676588.58%
Native1010100%

8.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.16%

Male Poverty Rate

9.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ray

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ray is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ray is White, with 8.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.93%.

Ray Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.37%
High School20.29%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Ray Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed7.39%
Male Employed1.31%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Ray Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ray Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$65,208$94,179
Families$68,375$112,716
Married Families$120,893$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,583$52,926

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ray Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ray Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ray 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.

Ray Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ray Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

39

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam27
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Ray Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7423
35 to 5410
75+4
55 to 642
18 to 340

Ray Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White399.26%

Ray Veterans by Race

Ray Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ray Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.7%

Labor Force Participation

72.1%

Employment Rate

0.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ray Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ray Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ray 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

80.21%

Born in Ray

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Ray residents were born in the United States, with 80.21% 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.

Ray Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029532-24-4.32%
2028556-24-4.14%
2027580-24-3.97%
2026604-24-3.82%
2025628-24-3.68%
2024652-24-3.55%
2023676-24-3.43%
2022700-3-0.43%
2021703-45-6.02%
2020748-166-18.16%
2019914627.28%
2018852536.63%
2017799-9-1.11%
2016808-41-4.83%
20158498310.84%
2014766-8-1.03%
2013774263.48%
2012748324.47%
201171612020.13%
201059600%

Ray Population by Year