Rugby, North Dakota Population 2021

2,470
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Rugby is a city located in Pierce County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 2,470, it is the 20th largest city in North Dakota and the 6874th largest city in the United States . Rugby is currently declining at a rate of -2.37% annually and its population has decreased by -14.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,876 in 2010. Rugby reached it's highest population of 3,335 in 1980. Spanning over 2 miles, Rugby has a population density of 1,101 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rugby is $58,515 with a poverty rate of 19.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $680 per month, and the median house value is $131,300. The median age in Rugby is 48.5 years, 46.9 years for males, and 50.7 years for females.

Rugby Demographics

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

  • White: 91.04%
  • Native American: 5.18%
  • Two or more races: 2.20%
  • Black or African American: 0.92%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rugby, North Dakota is 2,470 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,650.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,876.

Rugby, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,48091.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native1415.18%
Two or More Races602.20%
Black or African American250.92%
Asian150.55%
Some Other Race30.11%
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Rugby Population by Race

Rugby Population Pyramid $2021

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Rugby Median Age

48.5


Total

46.9


Male

50.7


Female

Rugby Adults

There are 2,228 adults, (783 of whom are seniors) in Rugby.

Rugby Age Dependency

88.5

Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Rugby Sex Ratio

Female

1,441

52.90%

Male

1,283

47.10%

Rugby Population by Age

Rugby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rugby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.3%5.7%
All70.9%29.1%
Female59.6%40.4%
Male54.5%45.5%
Non Family51.4%48.6%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rugby Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3281.9370.9
Non Family6221.1651.4
Married5812.5994.3
Female1142.7559.6
Male111.9154.5

2.57

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

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Rugby Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade653.24%
9th to 12th Grade944.69%
High School Graduate71735.74%
Some College47923.88%
Associates Degree21510.72%
Bachelors Degree29714.81%
Graduate Degree1396.93%
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Rugby Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rugby Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,8321,693424
Native American9084
2+ Races4534
Black24243
Asian12129
Hispanic63

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 75.00%.

Rugby Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,516$37,344$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$15,208$$
High School Graduate$26,282$33,393$16,250
Some College$38,424$54,375$30,563
Bachelors Degree$24,917$18,750$34,091
Graduate Degree$41,932$63,167$39,792

$33,516

Average Earnings

$37,344

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Rugby Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rugby Language by Age

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Rugby Language

98.51% of Rugby residents speak only English, while 1.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Rugby Language

Rugby Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,37946919.71%
Native1153227.83%
Multiple47919.15%

19.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.64%

Male Poverty Rate

22.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rugby

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rugby is Native, with 27.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rugby is Multiple, with 19.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.84%.

Rugby Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.62%
High School21.68%
Bachelors or Greater6.93%
Some College5.57%

Rugby Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed14.19%
Male Employed6.67%

Rugby Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rugby Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,552$58,515
Families$68,426$76,092
Married Families$83,558-
Non Families$25,172$36,944
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Income by Household Type

Rugby Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Rugby Married by Age and Sex

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Rugby Marriage

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

Rugby Marital Status by Race

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Rugby Marital Status

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171

Number of Veterans

171

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam61
Korea41
World War II33
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War10

Rugby Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+80
65 to 7444
35 to 5421
55 to 6416
18 to 3410

Rugby Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1678.17%
Native American44.30%

Rugby Veterans by Race

Rugby Veterans by Education

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13.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rugby Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rugby Employment by Age

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Rugby Employment by Race

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Rugby 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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79.22%

Born in Rugby

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.41% of Rugby residents were born in the United States, with 79.22% having been born in North Dakota. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rugby Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,470-60-2.37%
20202,530-60-2.32%
20192,590-60-2.26%
20182,650-18-0.67%
20172,668-77-2.81%
20162,745-39-1.40%
20152,784-70-2.45%
20142,854-37-1.28%
20132,891-24-0.82%
20122,915431.50%
20112,87230.10%
20102,869-70-0.24%
20002,939300.10%
19902,909-426-1.36%
19803,3354461.45%
19702,889-83-0.28%
19602,972650.22%
19502,9070.00%

Rugby Population by Year