Richland County, ND

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2022 Population
16,548
0.0121% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.3
1.08% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.2%
3.94% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$67,089
7.38% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$164,500
15.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
8,509
1.15% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Richland County, ND had a population of 16.5k people with a median age of 37.3 and a median household income of $67,089. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Richland County, ND grew from 16,546 to 16,548, a 0.0121% increase and its median household income grew from $62,481 to $67,089, a 7.38% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Richland County, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.89%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.28%), White (Hispanic) (1.43%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (0.876%).

None of the households in Richland 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.

99.5% of the residents in Richland County, ND are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Richland County, ND are North Dakota State College of Science (569 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Richland County, ND was $164,500, and the homeownership rate was 69.2%.

Most people in Richland County, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Richland County, ND was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Richland County, ND is home to a population of 16.5k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.78% of Richland County, ND residents were born outside of the country (129 people).

In 2022, there were 31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.8k people) in Richland County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 479 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 378 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.5%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.5% of Richland County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Richland County, ND was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Richland County, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.8k ± 117
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    479 ± 78.5
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    378 ± 72
3.61%
Hispanic Population
598 people

In 2022, there were 31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.8k people) in Richland County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 479 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 378 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.61% of the people in Richland County, ND are hispanic (598 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Richland 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

0.78%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
129 people
0.677%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
112 people

As of 2022, 0.78% of Richland County, ND residents (129 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 Richland County, ND was 0.677%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    333 ± 74
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    244 ± 104
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    143 ± 67

Richland County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Richland County, ND employs 8.51k people. The largest industries in Richland County, ND are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,245 people), Manufacturing (1,198 people), and Retail Trade (921 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($108,750), Utilities ($82,386), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,750).

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

8.51k
2022 Value
± 483
1.15%
1 Year growth
± 7.89%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Richland County, ND grew at a rate of 1.15%, from 8.41k employees to 8.51k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Richland County, ND, are Management Occupations (1,082 people), Production Occupations (798 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (737 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Richland County, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.51k
2022 Value
± 483
1.15%
1 Year growth
± 7.89%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Richland County, ND grew at a rate of 1.15%, from 8.41k employees to 8.51k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Richland County, ND, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,245 people), Manufacturing (1,198 people), and Retail Trade (921 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Richland County, ND, though some of these residents may live in Richland 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

$51,058
Median earning men ± $3,232
$33,770
Median earning women ± $3,032

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,042), Wholesale Trade ($75,893), and Information ($74,875).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($67,857), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,375), and Manufacturing ($54,107).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Dakota.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 163
    Manufacturing
  2. 142
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 130
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Richland County, ND went to Donald J. Trump with 64.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (32.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.44%).

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.

Richland 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 Richland County, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Richland 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 Richland County, ND have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Richland County, ND awarded 569 degrees. The student population of Richland County, ND in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 1,667 male students and 1,275 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Richland County, ND are White (513 and 90.5%), followed by Two or More Races (23 and 4.06%), Hispanic or Latino (12 and 2.12%), and Black or African American (11 and 1.94%).

The largest universities in Richland County, ND by number of degrees awarded are North Dakota State College of Science (569 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Richland County, ND are Liberal Arts & Sciences (82 and 14.4%), Other Electrical Engineering Technology (48 and 8.44%), and Diesel Mechanics Technology (46 and 8.08%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,942 students enrolled in Richland County, ND, 56.7% men and 43.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,997 records, of which 39.4% were women and 60.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 82 degrees awarded
  2. 48 degrees awarded
  3. 42 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Richland County, ND was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 82 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Richland County, ND according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
569 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was North Dakota State College of Science with 569 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 334 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Richland County, ND, which is 1.42 times more than the 235 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 513 degrees mean that there were 22.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 23 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,996) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($884) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,000) 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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Race

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 Richland County, ND was $164,500 in 2022, which is 0.584 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $142,000 to $164,500, a 15.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Richland County, ND is 69.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Richland County, ND have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Richland County, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Richland County, ND is $67,089. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Richland County, ND was Census Tract 9708 with a value of $101,250, followed by Census Tract 9707 and Census Tract 9711, with respective values of $98,068 and $73,438.

In 2022, 8.58% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Richland County, ND. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.82%.

Property

$164,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,491
$4,695
Median Property Taxes
±$290

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 Richland County, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.2%
Homeownership
2022
66.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.2% of the housing units in Richland County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9708
  2. Census Tract 9707
  3. Census Tract 9711

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Richland County, ND was Census Tract 9708 with a value of $101,250, followed by Census Tract 9707 and Census Tract 9711, with respective values of $98,068 and $73,438.

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

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Household Income

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$67,089
Median Household Income
± $5,657
6.78k
Number of Households
± 414

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.78k households in Richland County, ND grew to $67,089 from the previous year's value of $62,481.

The following chart displays the households in Richland 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 Richland 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 (79.4%)
  2. Carpooled (6.77%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.51%)

In 2022, 79.4% of workers in Richland County, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.77%) and those who worked at home (6.51%).

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Commute Time

20.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Richland County, ND have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.36% of the workforce in Richland 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 Richland County, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Richland County, ND have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 8.58% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Richland County, ND. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.82%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Richland County, ND (1.71k out of 15.3k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 10.7% of the children was living in poverty in Richland County, ND. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 129 in Richland County, ND. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 21.8 per 100,000 population.

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Health

94.1% of the population of Richland County, ND has health coverage, with 51.3% on employee plans, 9.78% on Medicaid, 12.3% on Medicare, 18.9% on non-group plans, and 1.77% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Richland County, ND see 2022 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.394% decrease from the previous year (2030 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1469 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5385 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.3% were men and 48.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,022 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Richland County, ND

Primary care physicians in Richland County, ND see an average of 2,022 patients per year. This represents a 0.394% decrease from the previous year (2,030 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Richland County, ND in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.2% under 18 years, 22.5% between 18 and 34 years, 34.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.3% were men and 48.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.93%
Uninsured
51.3%
Employer Coverage
9.78%
Medicaid
12.3%
Medicare
18.9%
Non-Group
1.77%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Richland County, ND grew by 2.94% from 5.76% to 5.93%.

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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 77.7 in Richland 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 34.9% in Richland 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 6.92% in Richland County, ND.

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