Mountrail County, ND

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2022 Population
9,648
0.71% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.7
5.15% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.4%
3.96% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$81,886
7.01% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$205,000
17.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
4,387
0.273% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Mountrail County, ND had a population of 9.65k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $81,886. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Mountrail County, ND declined from 9,717 to 9,648, a −0.71% decrease and its median household income grew from $76,520 to $81,886, a 7.01% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mountrail County, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (57%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (29.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.85%), Other (Hispanic) (2.64%), and White (Hispanic) (2.63%).

None of the households in Mountrail County, ND reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.6% of the residents in Mountrail County, ND are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mountrail County, ND are Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (29 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Mountrail County, ND was $205,000, and the homeownership rate was 60.6%.

Most people in Mountrail County, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Mountrail County, ND was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Mountrail County, ND is home to a population of 9.65k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.14% of Mountrail County, ND residents were born outside of the country (303 people).

In 2022, there were 1.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.5k people) in Mountrail County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.85k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 275 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Mountrail County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Mountrail County, ND was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mountrail County, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.5k ± 15
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    2.85k ± 56
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    275 ± 166
9.12%
Hispanic Population
880 people

In 2022, there were 1.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.5k people) in Mountrail County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.85k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 275 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.12% of the people in Mountrail County, ND are hispanic (880 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Mountrail County, ND as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    2,804 ± 1,298 people
  2. Canada
    2,799 ± 1,297 people
  3. Mexico
    2,784 ± 1,293 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Philippines, the natal country of 2,804 North Dakota residents, followed by Canada with 2,799 and Mexico with 2,784.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.14%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
303 people
2.73%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
265 people

As of 2022, 3.14% of Mountrail County, ND residents (303 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mountrail County, ND was 2.73%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    116 ± 47
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    100 ± 54
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    94 ± 54

Mountrail County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Mountrail County, ND employs 4.39k people. The largest industries in Mountrail County, ND are Educational Services (493 people), Retail Trade (461 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (412 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($111,953), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($107,250), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($90,750).

Males in North Dakota have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,891. The income inequality in North Dakota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.436, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

4.39k
2022 Value
± 348
−0.273%
1 Year decline
± 11.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mountrail County, ND declined at a rate of −0.273%, from 4.4k employees to 4.39k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mountrail County, ND, are Management Occupations (593 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (531 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (414 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mountrail County, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.39k
2022 Value
± 348
−0.273%
1 Year decline
± 11.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mountrail County, ND declined at a rate of −0.273%, from 4.4k employees to 4.39k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mountrail County, ND, are Educational Services (493 people), Retail Trade (461 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (412 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mountrail County, ND, though some of these residents may live in Mountrail County, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$62,432
Median earning men ± $5,975
$38,182
Median earning women ± $3,363

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($170,852), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($97,656), and Information ($93,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($87,813), Public Administration ($52,708), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,448).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.83%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 428k people employed in North Dakota. This represents a 2.83% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.3%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 86
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 70
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 52
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Mountrail County, ND went to Donald J. Trump with 67.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (30.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.8%).

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing the state of North Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Mountrail County, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Dakota

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John Hoeven
Senator from North Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Kevin Cramer
Senator from North Dakota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing North Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Mountrail County, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Mountrail County, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Mountrail County, ND have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Mountrail County, ND awarded 29 degrees. The student population of Mountrail County, ND in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 52 male students and 120 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mountrail County, ND are American Indian or Alaska Native (25 and 86.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2 and 6.9%), Two or More Races (2 and 6.9%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Mountrail County, ND by number of degrees awarded are Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College (29 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Mountrail County, ND are General Business Administration & Management (10 and 34.5%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (6 and 20.7%), and Welding Technology (5 and 17.2%).

The median tuition cost in Mountrail County, ND for a public four year colleges is $3,600 for in-state students and $3,600 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 172 students enrolled in Mountrail County, ND, 30.2% men and 69.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in American Indian or Alaska Native with 120 records, of which 72.5% were women and 27.5% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Mountrail County, ND was Biological & Physical Sciences with 2 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
29 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College with 29 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 12 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mountrail County, ND, which is 0.706 times less than the 17 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 25 degrees mean that there were 12.5 times more degrees awarded to American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($3,600) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($270) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.399% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.605% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (157k), Some college (149k), and Bachelors Degree (122k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mountrail County, ND was $205,000 in 2022, which is 0.727 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $175,100 to $205,000, a 17.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Mountrail County, ND is 60.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Mountrail County, ND have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mountrail County, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Mountrail County, ND is $81,886. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Mountrail County, ND was Census Tract 9552 with a value of $99,815, followed by Census Tract 9404 and Census Tract 9403, with respective values of $58,882 and $58,750.

In 2022, 9.89% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Mountrail County, ND. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.21%.

Property

$205,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,079
$2,145
Median Property Taxes
±$217

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mountrail County, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

60.6%
Homeownership
2022
66%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.6% of the housing units in Mountrail County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9552
  2. Census Tract 9404
  3. Census Tract 9403

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mountrail County, ND was Census Tract 9552 with a value of $99,815, followed by Census Tract 9404 and Census Tract 9403, with respective values of $58,882 and $58,750.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Mountrail County, ND colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$81,886
Median Household Income
± $5,382
3.54k
Number of Households
± 290

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.54k households in Mountrail County, ND grew to $81,886 from the previous year's value of $76,520.

The following chart displays the households in Mountrail County, ND distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mountrail County, ND is from North Dakota.
0.436
2022 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.433
2021 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2022, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.835% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.3%)
  2. Carpooled (10.4%)
  3. Walked (5.46%)

In 2022, 78.3% of workers in Mountrail County, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.4%) and those who walked to work (5.46%).

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mountrail County, ND have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.5% of the workforce in Mountrail County, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mountrail County, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mountrail County, ND have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 9.89% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Mountrail County, ND. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.21%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mountrail County, ND (1.18k out of 9.55k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 12 - 14.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mountrail County, ND is Native American, followed by White and Hispanic.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 14.6% of the children was living in poverty in Mountrail County, ND. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 165 in Mountrail County, ND. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 120 per 100,000 population.

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Health

82.8% of the population of Mountrail County, ND has health coverage, with 44.8% on employee plans, 12% on Medicaid, 9.77% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 1.38% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Mountrail County, ND see 2636 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.21% increase from the previous year (2554 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1750 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1750 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,636 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mountrail County, ND

Primary care physicians in Mountrail County, ND see an average of 2,636 patients per year. This represents a 3.21% increase from the previous year (2,554 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 30.7% under 18 years, 20.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 12% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

17.2%
Uninsured
44.8%
Employer Coverage
12%
Medicaid
9.77%
Medicare
14.9%
Non-Group
1.38%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mountrail County, ND grew by 1.3% from 17% to 17.2%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 115 in Mountrail County, ND.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 43% in Mountrail County, ND.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.4% in Mountrail County, ND.

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