Velva, North Dakota Population 2021

1,168
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Velva is a city located in McHenry County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,168, it is the 47th largest city in North Dakota and the 9694th largest city in the United States . Velva is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually but its population has increased by 7.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,084 in 2010. Velva reached it's highest population of 1,240 in 2014. Spanning over 1 miles, Velva has a population density of 1,212 people per square mile.

The average household income in Velva is $75,066 with a poverty rate of 3.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $542 per month, and the median house value is $170,100. The median age in Velva is 34.2 years, 34.8 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Velva Demographics

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

  • White: 95.00%
  • Native American: 2.47%
  • Two or more races: 1.67%
  • Other race: 0.44%
  • Black or African American: 0.22%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Velva, North Dakota is 1,168 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,201.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,084.

Velva, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,31095.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native342.47%
Two or More Races231.67%
Some Other Race60.44%
Asian30.22%
Black or African American30.22%
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Velva Population by Race

Velva Population Pyramid $2021

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Velva Median Age

34.2


Total

34.8


Male

34


Female

Velva Adults

There are 938 adults, (184 of whom are seniors) in Velva.

Velva Age Dependency

82.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Velva Sex Ratio

Female

770

55.84%

Male

609

44.16%

Velva Population by Age

Velva Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Velva Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.4%7.6%
All78.6%21.4%
Non Family61.3%38.7%
Female58.7%41.3%

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Velva Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5232.5578.6
Married2753.3692.4
Non Family1681.1661.3
Female632.6758.7
Male172.65100

3.15

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Velva Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade263.01%
9th to 12th Grade384.40%
High School Graduate29233.84%
Some College16218.77%
Associates Degree15417.84%
Bachelors Degree14316.57%
Graduate Degree485.56%
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Velva Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Velva Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White832771191
Native American1515
2+ Races77
Hispanic66
Other Race66
Asian3

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 22.96%.

Velva Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,029$51,755$28,947
Less Than 9th Grade$35,357$37,614$
High School Graduate$29,861$46,750$26,500
Some College$45,417$52,219$25,982
Bachelors Degree$51,429$52,143$50,714
Graduate Degree$75,263$57,917$75,592

$41,029

Average Earnings

$51,755

Average Male

$28,947

Average Female

Velva Earnings by Educational Attainment

Velva Language by Age

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Velva Language

98.31% of Velva residents speak only English, while 1.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Velva Language

Velva Poverty by Race

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3.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.72%

Male Poverty Rate

2.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Velva

The race most likely to be in poverty in Velva is White, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Velva is White, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.09%.

Velva Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.93%
High School3.38%
Some College1.95%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Velva Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.68%
Female Employed2.61%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Velva Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Velva Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,417$75,066
Families$90,048$92,148
Married Families$99,712-
Non Families$30,833$38,137
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Income by Household Type

Velva Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Velva Married by Age and Sex

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Velva 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.

Velva Marital Status by Race

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Velva Marital Status

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109

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War46
First Gulf War36
Vietnam20
Korea3
World War II

Velva Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5465
65 to 7418
55 to 6417
75+6
18 to 343

Velva Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White10311.50%
Hispanic660.00%
Other Race6100.00%

Velva Veterans by Race

Velva Veterans by Education

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8.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Velva Veterans by Education

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68.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Velva Employment by Age

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Velva Employment by Race

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Velva 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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68.82%

Born in Velva

99.78%

Native Born

0.22%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.78% of Velva residents were born in the United States, with 68.82% having been born in North Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Velva Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,168-11-0.93%
20201,179-11-0.92%
20191,190-11-0.92%
20181,201-20-1.64%
20171,221-14-1.13%
20161,235-2-0.16%
20151,237-3-0.24%
20141,240282.31%
20131,212403.41%
20121,172645.78%
20111,108201.84%
20101,0880.00%

Velva Population by Year