Morton County, North Dakota Population 2021

Morton County, North Dakota's estimated population is 31,976 with a growth rate of 0.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Morton County, North Dakota is the 8th largest county inNorth Dakota. The 2010 Population was 27,570 and has seen a growth of 15.98% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202131,9763060.97%
202031,6703060.98%
201931,3643060.99%
201831,0581200.39%
201730,9382060.67%
201630,7324831.60%
201530,2494721.59%
201429,7778482.93%
201328,9298463.01%
201228,0833621.31%
201127,7211510.55%
201027,5703,87016.33%
199023,700-1,477-5.87%
198025,1774,86723.96%
197020,310-682-3.25%
196020,9921,6978.80%
195019,295-889-4.40%
194020,1845372.73%
193019,6479334.99%
192018,714-6,575-26.00%
191025,28917,220213.41%
19008,0693,34170.66%
18904,7284,5282264.00%
18802000.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.97%
County Website
Founded
March 27, 1896
County Seat
2010 Population
27,570
Growth Since 2010
15.98%
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Morton County, North Dakota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,14991.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0243.32%
Two or More Races6602.14%
Some Other Race5241.70%
Black or African American3101.00%
Asian2010.65%
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Morton County, North Dakota Population by Race

Morton County, North Dakota Population Pyramid $2021

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Morton County, North Dakota Median Age

37.8


Total

37.6


Male

38


Female

Morton County, North Dakota Adults

There are 24,156 adults, (4,935 of whom are seniors) in Morton County, North Dakota.

Morton County, North Dakota Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Morton County, North Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

15,304

49.58%

Male

15,564

50.42%

Morton County, North Dakota Population by Age

Morton County, North Dakota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morton County, North Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female46.8%53.2%
Non Family52.8%47.2%
Male68%32%
All70.7%29.3%
Married86.1%13.9%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morton County, North Dakota Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5652.2370.7
Married7,2602.8286.1
Non Family4,8911.2352.8
Female9992.646.8
Male4152.7768

2.74

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Morton County, North Dakota Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8373.82%
9th to 12th Grade9384.28%
High School Graduate6,43529.38%
Some College5,15123.52%
Associates Degree2,65812.14%
Bachelors Degree4,37719.98%
Graduate Degree1,5066.88%
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Morton County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morton County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,72118,1375,308
Hispanic921913234
Native American558448143
Other Race498494123
2+ Races474471155
Black24024039
Asian103324

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 2+ races people with a rate of 32.70%.

Morton County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,341$54,222$36,419
Less Than 9th Grade$27,398$41,810$
High School Graduate$36,992$46,574$30,601
Some College$42,818$54,429$31,640
Bachelors Degree$54,341$62,039$48,668
Graduate Degree$65,778$78,854$62,382

$45,341

Average Earnings

$54,222

Average Male

$36,419

Average Female

Morton County, North Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morton County, North Dakota Language by Age

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Morton County, North Dakota Language

95.91% of Morton County, North Dakota residents speak only English, while 4.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.92% of the population.

Morton County, North Dakota Language

Morton County, North Dakota Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,2001,5935.86%
Hispanic1,06625223.64%
Native92118520.09%
Asian20116381.09%
Other5238015.30%
Black295289.49%
Multiple653192.91%

7.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.48%

Male Poverty Rate

8.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morton County, North Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morton County, North Dakota is Asian, with 81.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morton County, North Dakota is Multiple, with 2.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.66%.

Morton County, North Dakota Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.07%
High School8.40%
Some College5.25%
Bachelors or Greater4.10%

Morton County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.58%
Male Unemployed19.25%
Female Employed4.75%
Male Employed4.16%

Morton County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morton County, North Dakota Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,556$92,356
Families$93,092$111,901
Married Families$100,945-
Non Families$43,473$55,098
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Income by Household Type

Morton County, North Dakota Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Morton County, North Dakota Married by Age and Sex

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Morton County, North Dakota 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 35-44.

Morton County, North Dakota Marital Status by Race

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Morton County, North Dakota Marital Status

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1,756

Number of Veterans

1,673

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam602
First Gulf War414
Second Gulf War367
Korea109
World War II53

Morton County, North Dakota Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54454
65 to 74440
55 to 64379
75+351
18 to 34132

Morton County, North Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7547.93%
Native American20.33%

Morton County, North Dakota Veterans by Race

Morton County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

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2.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morton County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

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74.4%

Labor Force Participation

72.7%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Morton County, North Dakota Employment by Age

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Morton County, North Dakota Employment by Race

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Morton County, North Dakota 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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72.85%

Born in Morton County, North Dakota

98.18%

Native Born

1.82%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.18% of Morton County, North Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 72.85% having been born in North Dakota. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Morton County, North Dakota Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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