North Dakota PopulationNorth Dakota (U.S. state abbreviation is 'ND') is the midwestern state of the United States, bordered by Minnesota to the east, Montana to the west, South Dakota to the south, Canada to the north. North Dakota population in 2023 is expected to be 779,133 inhabitants, it is 47th populous stat and area is 70,761 square miles (183,843 sq km) and ranks nineteenth in the US. North Dakota was first settled by Native Americans several thousands years ago and the major tribes are Mandan, Sioux, Chippewa, Hidatsa and Mandan, and named for the Sioux people who once lived in the territory. North and South Dakota were used to be one territory until the year 1889. Dakota was named for the Dakota, Sioux tribe which lived in the region. Dakota is the Sioux word for friends or allies. North Dakota is popular for production of Honey in the state.
- Population by Race
- Top Cities of North Dakota
- Population Pyramid
- Counties of North Dakota
July 1, 2020
North Dakota Population by Race
According to 2017 demographics estimates population of North Dakota by race are: 87.7% are White Americans, Followed by 5.% are Native Americans and 2.33% are Black Americans, 1.37% are Asian population.
White population in North Dakota are 654,024, percentage wise 87.73 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).
Black population in North Dakota are 17,365, percentage wise 2.33 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in North Dakota, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.
Asian population in North Dakota are 10,197, percentage wise 1.37 percent are asians, out of these 1,559 are Asian Indians, 1,941 are Chinese, 2,205 are Filipinos, 356 are Japanese, 544 are Korean, 684 are Vietnamese and 2,908 are other Asian nationals.
Hispanic population in North Dakota are 24,744. Percentage wise 3.32 percent are hispanics, out of these 17,236 are Mexican people, 1,803 are Puerto Ricans, 284 are Cubans, and 5,421 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.
341 are NHPI, out of these 151 are Native Hawaiians, 54 are Samoans and 97 are Guamanian/Chamorros.
|Black or African American||17,365||2.33%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||39,507||5.300%|
|Cherokee tribal grouping||241||0.032%|
|Chippewa tribal grouping||16,545||2.219%|
|Navajo tribal grouping||313||0.042%|
|Sioux tribal grouping||10,981||1.473%|
|Other Asian Population||2,908|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||341||0.05%|
|Guamanian or Chamorro||97||0.013%|
|Other Pacific Islander||39|
|Some other race||6,600|
|Hispanic or Latino||24,744||3.32%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||5,421|
Top Cities of North Dakota
The top populated cities of North Dakota are Fargo with 124,844, Bismarck with 73,112 and Grand Forks with 56,948 people.
North Dakota population pyramid according to 2021 census estimate as below.
North Dakota Population by Age
According to 2019 US population estimates, population of North Dakota by age is 745,475, out of these 382,121 are male, 363,354 are female, The sex ratio of North Dakota is 1,052. The North Dakota population by age are, under 15 years is 144,647, 15 years and over is 600,828, 30 years and over is 426,473, 65 years and over is 107,196 and 85 years and over is 17,571. 51.26 percent are male, 48.74 percent are female, 19.40 percent are under 15 years old, 80.60 percent are 15 years and over, 57.21 percent are 30 years and over, 14.38 percent are 65 years and over, 2.36 percent are 85 years and over.
Languages spoken in ND
|Speak only English||654,693||94.38|
North Dakota Education
North Dakota education stats of High school, and University are as below.
|Population 18 to 24 years||89,615||47,934||41,681|
|Less than high school graduate||7,822||4,512||3,310|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||24,299||14,673||9,626|
|Some college or associates degree||46,277||24,049||22,228|
|Bachelors degree or higher||11,217||4,700||6,517|
|Population 25 years and over||485,490||246,886||238,604|
|Less than 9th grade||15,927||8,480||7,447|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||21,535||12,154||9,381|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||131,653||71,354||60,299|
|Some college, no degree||110,330||57,122||53,208|
|Graduate or professional degree||37,773||18,053||19,720|
|High school graduate or higher||403,104||202,582||200,522|
|Bachelors degree or higher||129,143||60,170||68,973|
|Black or African||9,265||5,788||3,477|
|High school graduate or higher||8,145||5,293||2,852|
|Bachelors degree or higher||2,162||1,323||839|
|American Indian or Alaska Native alone||20,330||9,719||10,611|
|High school graduate or higher||16,971||7,980||8,991|
|Bachelors degree or higher||2,992||919||2,073|
|High school graduate or higher||5,037||2,448||2,589|
|Bachelors degree or higher||2,955||1,458||1,497|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||172||70||102|
|High school graduate or higher||161||70||91|
|Bachelors degree or higher||9||9||0|
|Hispanic or Latino Origin||11,650||6,598||5,052|
|High school graduate or higher||9,119||5,025||4,094|
|Bachelors degree or higher||1,815||832||983|
|Total civilian non-institutionalized population||78,060|
|Black or African American||1,146|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone||4,898|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||56|
|Some other race||313|
|With a hearing difficulty||27,400|
|With a vision difficulty||13,131|
|With a cognitive difficulty||26,712|
|With an ambulatory difficulty||35,969|
|With a self-care difficulty||11,586|
|With an independent living difficulty||22,051|
Counties of North Dakota
North Dakota is divided into 53 counties, Cass County is the most populous with 181,516, followed by Burleigh County with 95,273, Grand Forks County with 70,770, Ward County with 67,744, Williams County with 35,350. The least populous county is Slope County with 763 people.
|County||Population 2017||Population 2018||% Change||Rank 2017||Rank 2018|
|Golden Valley County||1,785||1,769||-0.9||50||50|
|Grand Forks County||70,572||70,770||0.3||3||3|
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