Ransom County, North Dakota Population 2024

5,586

Ransom County, North Dakota's estimated 2024 population is 5,586 with a growth rate of -0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ransom County, North Dakota is the 22nd largest county in North Dakota. The 2010 population was 5,440 and has seen a growth of 2.68% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,451-27-0.49%
20285,478-27-0.49%
20275,505-27-0.49%
20265,532-27-0.49%
20255,559-27-0.48%
20245,586-27-0.48%
20235,613-27-0.48%
20225,640-27-0.48%
20215,667-23-0.4%
20205,6904739.07%
20195,217-1-0.02%
20185,218-83-1.57%
20175,301-78-1.45%
20165,379-76-1.39%
20155,45590.17%
20145,446-52-0.95%
20135,498260.48%
20125,472400.74%
20115,432-8-0.15%
20105,440
19905,921-777-11.6%
19806,698-404-5.69%
19707,102-976-12.08%
19608,078-798-8.99%
19508,876-1,185-11.78%
194010,061-922-8.39%
193010,983-635-5.47%
192011,6181,27312.31%
191010,3453,42649.52%
19006,9191,52628.3%
18905,3934,856904.28%
1880537-4,914-90.15%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.48% (-27)
County Website
Ransom County
County Seat
2010 Population
5,440
Area
862 mi²
Density
6 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
2.68% (146)
Founded
January 4, 1873

Ransom County, North Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,11790.36%
Two or more races2804.94%
Black or African American1252.21%
Asian651.15%
Other race621.09%
Native American140.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ransom County, North Dakota Population by Race

Ransom County, North Dakota Population Pyramid 2024

Ransom County, North Dakota Median Age

42.7

Total

42.3

Male

42.8

Female

Ransom County, North Dakota Adults

There are 4,416 adults, (1,199 of whom are seniors) in Ransom County, North Dakota.

Ransom County, North Dakota Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ransom County, North Dakota Sex Ratio

Female2,75148.58%
Male2,91251.42%

Ransom County, North Dakota Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3472.374.425.6
Married1,2422.9988.211.8
Non Family9081.1157.942.1
Female1383.5557.242.8
Male593.4176.323.7
showing: 5 rows

2.98

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ransom County, North Dakota Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ransom County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ransom County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 78.57%.

Ransom County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,676

Average Earnings

$57,949

Average Male

$35,255

Average Female

Ransom County, North Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ransom County, North Dakota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ransom County, North Dakota Language

94.43% of Ransom County, North Dakota residents speak only English, while 5.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.68% of the population.

Ransom County, North Dakota Language

Ransom County, North Dakota Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,8924479.14%
Multiple2808229.29%
Black1241310.48%
showing: 3 rows

9.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.69%

Male Poverty Rate

12.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ransom County, North Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ransom County, North Dakota is Multiple, with 29.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ransom County, North Dakota is White, with 9.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.42%.

Ransom County, North Dakota Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.24%
Some College7.37%
Less Than 9th Grade1.8%
Bachelors or Greater1.6%
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Ransom County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed84.38%
Male Employed3%
Female Employed2.25%
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Ransom County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ransom County, North Dakota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ransom County, North Dakota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ransom County, North Dakota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ransom County, North Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ransom County, North Dakota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ransom County, North Dakota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

425

Number of Veterans

370

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

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Ransom County, North Dakota Veterans by War

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Ransom County, North Dakota Veterans by Age

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Ransom County, North Dakota Veterans by Race

Ransom County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ransom County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ransom County, North Dakota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ransom County, North Dakota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ransom County, North Dakota Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.61%

Born in Ransom County, North Dakota

96.45%

Native Born

3.55%

Foreign Born

1.62%

Non Citizen

1.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.45% of Ransom County, North Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 64.61% having been born in North Dakota. 1.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ransom County, North Dakota Place of Birth

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