Emmons County, ND

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2022 Population
3,297
0.573% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
50.5
3.07% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
6.71%
16.7% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$63,750
12.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$110,200
16.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Emmons County, ND had a population of 3.3k people with a median age of 50.5 and a median household income of $63,750. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Emmons County, ND declined from 3,316 to 3,297, a −0.573% decrease and its median household income grew from $56,713 to $63,750, a 12.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Emmons County, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.27%), Other (Hispanic) (0.607%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.516%), and White (Hispanic) (0.334%).

None of the households in Emmons 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.

100% of the residents in Emmons County, ND are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Emmons County, ND was $110,200, and the homeownership rate was 80.6%.

Most people in Emmons County, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Emmons County, ND was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Emmons County, ND is home to a population of 3.3k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.91% of Emmons County, ND residents were born outside of the country (30 people).

In 2022, there were 41.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.14k people) in Emmons County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 75 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 20 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Emmons County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Emmons County, ND was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Emmons County, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.14k ± 61
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    75 ± 48.5
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    20 ± 20
1.46%
Hispanic Population
48 people

In 2022, there were 41.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.14k people) in Emmons County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 75 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 20 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.46% of the people in Emmons County, ND are hispanic (48 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.91%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
30 people
1.15%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
38 people

As of 2022, 0.91% of Emmons County, ND residents (30 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 Emmons County, ND was 1.15%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    83 ± 35
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    38 ± 23
  3. Korea
    11 ± 12

Emmons County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Emmons County, ND employs 1.57k people. The largest industries in Emmons County, ND are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (338 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (197 people), and Retail Trade (195 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($128,393), Utilities ($109,028), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($93,438).

Occupations

1.57k
2022 Value
± 146
0.705%
1 Year growth
± 12.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Emmons County, ND grew at a rate of 0.705%, from 1.56k employees to 1.57k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Emmons County, ND, are Management Occupations (395 people), Sales & Related Occupations (134 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (122 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Emmons County, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.57k
2022 Value
± 146
0.705%
1 Year growth
± 12.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Emmons County, ND grew at a rate of 0.705%, from 1.56k employees to 1.57k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Emmons County, ND, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (338 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (197 people), and Retail Trade (195 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Emmons County, ND, though some of these residents may live in Emmons 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

$57,763
Median earning men ± $2,770
$34,025
Median earning women ± $2,338

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($95,714), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($81,250), and Wholesale Trade ($79,821).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($67,986), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,500), and Public Administration ($51,500).

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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. 42
    Wholesale Trade
  2. 41
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 29
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Emmons County, ND went to Donald J. Trump with 86.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (11.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.34%).

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.

Emmons 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 Emmons County, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

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

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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 Emmons County, ND was $110,200 in 2022, which is 0.391 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $94,700 to $110,200, a 16.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Emmons County, ND is 80.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Emmons County, ND have an average commute time of 19.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Emmons County, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$110,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,982
$1,201
Median Property Taxes
±$117

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 Emmons County, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Emmons County, ND compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

80.6%
Homeownership
2022
64%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.6% of the housing units in Emmons County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9665
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

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$63,750
Median Household Income
± $10,219
1.49k
Number of Households
± 137

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.49k households in Emmons County, ND grew to $63,750 from the previous year's value of $56,713.

The following chart displays the households in Emmons 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 Emmons 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 (69.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (15%)
  3. Walked (7.68%)

In 2022, 69.9% of workers in Emmons County, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (15%) and those who walked to work (7.68%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

19.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Emmons County, ND have a shorter commute time (19.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.91% of the workforce in Emmons 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 Emmons County, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Emmons County, ND have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.71% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Emmons County, ND (217 out of 3.23k 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 75+, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Emmons County, ND is White, followed by Asian and Other.

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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Health

93.1% of the population of Emmons County, ND has health coverage, with 39.6% on employee plans, 9.19% on Medicaid, 18.8% on Medicare, 23.7% on non-group plans, and 1.92% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.9% were men and 49.1% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.4% under 18 years, 15.2% between 18 and 34 years, 36.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 26.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.9% were men and 49.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.87%
Uninsured
39.6%
Employer Coverage
9.19%
Medicaid
18.8%
Medicare
23.7%
Non-Group
1.92%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Emmons County, ND grew by 4.28% from 6.59% to 6.87%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 36.2% in Emmons County, ND.

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