Turtle Lake, North Dakota Population 2021

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Turtle Lake is a city located in McLean County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 538, it is the 91st largest city in North Dakota and the 13009th largest city in the United States . Turtle Lake is currently declining at a rate of -1.47% annually and its population has decreased by -7.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 581 in 2010. Turtle Lake reached it's highest population of 595 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, Turtle Lake has a population density of 1,051 people per square mile.

The average household income in Turtle Lake is $53,130 with a poverty rate of 15.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $730 per month, and the median house value is $103,500. The median age in Turtle Lake is 50 years, 43.5 years for males, and 53.6 years for females.

Turtle Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 95.55%
  • Two or more races: 3.02%
  • Native American: 1.42%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Turtle Lake, North Dakota is 538 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 562.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 581.

Turtle Lake, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White53795.55%
Two or More Races173.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native81.42%
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Turtle Lake Population by Race

Turtle Lake Population Pyramid $2021

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Turtle Lake Median Age

50


Total

43.5


Male

53.6


Female

Turtle Lake Adults

There are 447 adults, (183 of whom are seniors) in Turtle Lake.

Turtle Lake Age Dependency

112.9

Age Dependency Ratio

69.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Turtle Lake Sex Ratio

Female

321

57.12%

Male

241

42.88%

Turtle Lake Population by Age

Turtle Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Turtle Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All66.1%33.9%
Non Family52.8%47.2%
Female48.3%51.7%
Male0%100%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Turtle Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2712.0166.1
Non Family1271.1852.8
Married1092.7989.9
Female292.6948.3
Male62.170

2.66

Average Family Size

2.01

Average Household Size

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Turtle Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade153.62%
9th to 12th Grade143.38%
High School Graduate11928.74%
Some College11126.81%
Associates Degree4611.11%
Bachelors Degree8520.53%
Graduate Degree245.80%
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Turtle Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Turtle Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White396367109
Native American88
2+ Races66
Hispanic44

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 white people with a rate of 27.53%.

Turtle Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,648$43,750$28,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$13,958$$13,750
Some College$32,361$66,607$22,000
Bachelors Degree$38,750$$38,594
Graduate Degree$46,667$38,750$55,625

$31,648

Average Earnings

$43,750

Average Male

$28,250

Average Female

Turtle Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Turtle Lake Language by Age

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Turtle Lake Language

97.38% of Turtle Lake residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.62% of the population.

Turtle Lake Language

Turtle Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5126913.48%
Native88100.00%
Multiple12650.00%

15.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.05%

Male Poverty Rate

20.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Turtle Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Turtle Lake is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Turtle Lake is White, with 13.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.38%.

Turtle Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School34.51%
Some College16.23%
Less Than 9th Grade16.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Turtle Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed21.01%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed6.19%

Turtle Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Turtle Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,375$53,130
Families$47,500$64,233
Married Families$68,194-
Non Families$27,250$40,540
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Income by Household Type

Turtle Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Turtle Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Turtle Lake 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 55-64.

Turtle Lake Marital Status by Race

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Turtle Lake Marital Status

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42

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26
Korea4
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Turtle Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+22
65 to 7418
55 to 642
35 to 54
18 to 34

Turtle Lake Veterans by Age

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Turtle Lake Veterans by Race

Turtle Lake Veterans by Education

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16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Turtle Lake Veterans by Education

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50.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Turtle Lake Employment by Age

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Turtle Lake Employment by Race

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Turtle Lake 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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76.87%

Born in Turtle Lake

98.58%

Native Born

1.42%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.58% of Turtle Lake residents were born in the United States, with 76.87% having been born in North Dakota. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Turtle Lake Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021538-8-1.47%
2020546-8-1.44%
2019554-8-1.42%
2018562-10-1.75%
2017572-1-0.17%
2016573-6-1.04%
2015579-7-1.19%
2014586-7-1.18%
2013593-2-0.34%
2012595111.88%
201158410.17%
20105830.00%

Turtle Lake Population by Year