North Dakota Demographics

The total population of North Dakota is estimated to be 776,874 with 399,345 males (51.40%) and 377,529 females (48.60%). There are 21,816 less females than males in North Dakota.
The median household income in North Dakota was $73,644 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 367(0.50%) from $74,011 in 2020. This income is 98.71% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, North Dakota sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $90,744. Overall, the median household income for the state of North Dakota stands at $71,970.
In North Dakota, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $50,466 for males and $32,066 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $63,278 for males and $49,562 for females.
In North Dakota, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $76,610, while American Indian and Alaska Native households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $38,438.
In 2022, the population of North Dakota was 779,261, a 0.17% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, North Dakota's population was 777,934, a decline of 0.20% compared to a population of 779,518 in 2020.
The median age in North Dakota is 35.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.23% were under the age of 15, 22.22% aged 15 to 29, 42.26% aged 30 to 64, 13.09% aged 65 to 84, and 2.19% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of North Dakota population: 84.90% are White, 3.15% are Black or African American, 5.06% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.59% are Asian, 0.15% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 1.29% are some other race and 3.85% are multiracial.