North Dakota Overview

Population Demographics

  • 45.7% of people in North Dakota are single and 54.3% are married.
  • The top three races (in population) are: White [90.0%], American Indian and Alaska Native [5.4%] and Hispanic [2.0%].
  • North Dakota has a population of 672,591 and is the 49th most populous state.
  • 89.4% of the population graduated high school or have a GED. 25.1% have college degrees.
  • 97.6% of people in North Dakota were born U.S. citizens, while 2.4% were born outside of the country.
  • Of the state's population 50.5% are males and 49.5% are females.

» More about the North Dakota Population including race, age and gender data.


  • Typical commute times differ throughout the state. However, overall 83.7% of works commute under 25 mins daily, 10.3% commute 25-45 mins, and 6.1% have a commute greater than 45 minutes.
  • The median worker income in North Dakota is $26,117.
  • Typically, people work 40/hrs per week in North Dakota.
  • North Dakota has a poverty rate of 11.9%.
  • The North Dakota unemployment rate was 3.6%, as of the last census. This is lower than the national average of 7.9%.

» More about the North Dakota economy including unemployment and income trends.


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