Wishek, North Dakota Population 2021

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Wishek is a city located in McIntosh County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 837, it is the 64th largest city in North Dakota and the 11079th largest city in the United States . Wishek is currently declining at a rate of -3.13% annually and its population has decreased by -16.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,002 in 2010. Wishek reached it's highest population of 993 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Wishek has a population density of 583 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wishek is $58,724 with a poverty rate of 11.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $549 per month, and the median house value is $70,000. The median age in Wishek is 52.3 years, 47.2 years for males, and 55.1 years for females.

Wishek Demographics

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

  • White: 92.52%
  • Other race: 4.53%
  • Black or African American: 1.48%
  • Native American: 1.26%
  • Two or more races: 0.21%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wishek, North Dakota is 837 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 918.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,002.

Wishek, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White87892.52%
Some Other Race434.53%
Black or African American141.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native121.26%
Two or More Races20.21%
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Wishek Population by Race

Wishek Population Pyramid $2021

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Wishek Median Age

52.3


Total

47.2


Male

55.1


Female

Wishek Adults

There are 793 adults, (288 of whom are seniors) in Wishek.

Wishek Age Dependency

87.9

Age Dependency Ratio

57

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Wishek Sex Ratio

Female

470

49.53%

Male

479

50.47%

Wishek Population by Age

Wishek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wishek Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married72%28%
All62.5%37.5%
Female56.1%43.9%
Non Family53.9%46.1%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wishek Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4801.8562.5
Non Family2191.0653.9
Married2182.4772
Female412.7356.1
Male21.5100

2.47

Average Family Size

1.85

Average Household Size

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Wishek Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11516.15%
9th to 12th Grade598.29%
High School Graduate19226.97%
Some College11215.73%
Associates Degree10114.19%
Bachelors Degree8912.50%
Graduate Degree446.18%
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Wishek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wishek Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White634483121
Hispanic6643
Other Race4343
Native American121212

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%.

Wishek Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,761$35,476$29,375
Less Than 9th Grade$24,792$29,271$21,818
High School Graduate$$$2,500
Some College$35,714$39,063$32,125
Bachelors Degree$49,167$$49,583
Graduate Degree$37,500$36,458$

$31,761

Average Earnings

$35,476

Average Male

$29,375

Average Female

Wishek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wishek Language by Age

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Wishek Language

78.98% of Wishek residents speak only English, while 21.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 14.81% of the population.

Wishek Language

Wishek Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White787597.50%
Hispanic694362.32%
Other4343100.00%

11.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.01%

Male Poverty Rate

11.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wishek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wishek is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wishek is White, with 7.50% 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 29.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.65%.

Wishek Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School35.33%
Less Than 9th Grade11.28%
Bachelors or Greater3.94%
Some College2.93%

Wishek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.53%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed11.59%

Wishek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wishek Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,429$58,724
Families$62,679$69,974
Married Families$69,063-
Non Families$37,031$43,990
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Income by Household Type

Wishek Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wishek Married by Age and Sex

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Wishek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wishek Marital Status by Race

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Wishek Marital Status

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58

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea16
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War12
World War II3
First Gulf War3

Wishek Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+29
55 to 6412
65 to 7411
35 to 546
18 to 34

Wishek Veterans by Age

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Wishek Veterans by Race

Wishek Veterans by Education

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5.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wishek Veterans by Education

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66%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Wishek Employment by Age

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Wishek Employment by Race

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Wishek 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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76.08%

Born in Wishek

93.99%

Native Born

6.01%

Foreign Born

2.63%

Non Citizen

3.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.99% of Wishek residents were born in the United States, with 76.08% having been born in North Dakota. 2.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wishek Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021837-27-3.13%
2020864-27-3.03%
2019891-27-2.94%
2018918-13-1.40%
201793170.76%
2016924-41-4.25%
2015965-9-0.92%
201497420.21%
2013972-1-0.10%
2012973-4-0.41%
2011977-16-1.61%
20109930.00%

Wishek Population by Year