Emmons County, ND

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2019 Population
3,310
1.25% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
50.9
3.23% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
9.89%
3.22% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$55,902
9.55% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$97,000
4.62% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
1,535
1.79% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Emmons County, ND had a population of 3.31k people with a median age of 50.9 and a median household income of $55,902. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Emmons County, ND declined from 3,352 to 3,310, a −1.25% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,029 to $55,902, a 9.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Emmons County, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.09%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.937%), and White (Hispanic) (0.634%). 0% of the households in Emmons County, ND speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.4% of the residents in Emmons County, ND are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Emmons County, ND was $97,000, and the homeownership rate was 85.9%. Most people in Emmons County, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Emmons County, ND was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in North Dakota. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Emmons County, ND is home to a population of 3.31k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 2.96% of Emmons County, ND residents were born outside of the country (98 people).

In 2019, there were 59.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.16k people) in Emmons County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 53 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 36 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Emmons County, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.16k ± 51
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    53 ± 40
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    36 ± 9
1.57%
Hispanic Population
52 people

In 2019, there were 59.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.16k people) in Emmons County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 53 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 36 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.57% of the people in Emmons County, ND are hispanic (52 people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.96%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
98 people
1.46%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
49 people

As of 2019, 2.96% of Emmons County, ND residents (98 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Emmons County, ND was 1.46%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

50
Median Native-Born Age
± 3.9
66
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.7

In 2019, the median age of all people in Emmons County, ND was 50.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 50, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 66. But people in Emmons County, ND are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Emmons County, ND residents was 53.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,821 ± 1,302 people
  2. Philippines
    2,784 ± 1,293 people
  3. Canada
    2,383 ± 1,197 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 2,821 North Dakota residents, followed by Philippines with 2,784 and Canada with 2,383.

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Citizenship

99.4%
2019 Citizenship
99.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99.4% of Emmons County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Emmons County, ND was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    96 ± 32
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    27 ± 21
  3. Korea
    23 ± 16

Emmons County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Emmons County, ND is $55,902. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Emmons County, ND was Census Tract 9665 with a value of $55,902, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in North Dakota have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,005. The income inequality in North Dakota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.43, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Emmons County, ND employs 1.54k people. The largest industries in Emmons County, ND are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (366 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (179 people), and Retail Trade (160 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($100,625), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($75,000), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($60,000).

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,902
2019 value
± $3,003
9.55%
1 Year Growth
± 9.83%

Households in Emmons County, ND have a median annual income of $55,902, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,029 in 2018, which represents a 9.55% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$65,092
Average Male Salary in North Dakota
± $3,239
$47,005
Average Female Salary in North Dakota
± $2,548

In 2019, full-time male employees in North Dakota made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in North Dakota
  1. White
    $50,652 ± $2,077
  2. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $44,913 ± $25,375
  3. American Indian
    $40,584 ± $9,716

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Dakota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in North Dakota.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Emmons County, ND is from North Dakota.
0.43
2019 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.429
2018 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2019, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.43 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.262% growth from 2018 to 2019, 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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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9665
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Emmons County, ND was Census Tract 9665 with a value of $55,902, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.89% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Emmons County, ND (322 out of 3.26k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    267 ± 60
  2. Two Or More
    34 ± 60
  3. Asian
    16 ± 46

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.54k
2019 Value
± 138
1.79%
1 Year growth
± 12.2%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Emmons County, ND grew at a rate of 1.79%, from 1.51k employees to 1.54k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Emmons County, ND, are Management Occupations (382 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (168 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (151 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Emmons County, ND.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Emmons County, ND, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (382 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (168 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (151 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Emmons County, ND has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.31 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (2.45 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.54 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Emmons County, ND, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($113,750), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($91,667), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($57,955).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.54k
2019 Value
± 138
1.79%
1 Year growth
± 12.2%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Emmons County, ND grew at a rate of 1.79%, from 1.51k employees to 1.54k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Emmons County, ND, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (366 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (179 people), and Retail Trade (160 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Emmons County, ND, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (366 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (179 people), and Retail Trade (160 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Emmons County, ND has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (20.2 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.17 times), and Wholesale Trade (2.54 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Emmons County, ND, by median earnings, are Utilities ($100,625), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($75,000), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($60,000).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $119B
  2. $12.8B
  3. $11.5B

In 2018, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $119B, followed by Other ag prods. ($12.8B) and Cereal grains ($11.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Dakota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$211B
2018 Value in North Dakota
$240B
Projected 2045 Value in North Dakota
13.8% growth

In 2018, total outbound North Dakota trade was $211B. This is expected to increase 13.8% to $240B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Dakota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $48.8B
  2. $23.3B
  3. $20.3B

In 2018, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $48.8B, followed by Texas with $23.3B and Minnesota and $20.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Dakota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Emmons County, ND went to Donald J. Trump with 84.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (10.9%), followed by Other (4.49%). The most partisan county was Burke County, ND with 85.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Emmons County, ND
84.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in North Dakota
  1. 85.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 84.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in North Dakota was Burke County, ND with 85.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in North Dakota colored by their party leaning.

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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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Emmons County, ND was $97,000 in 2019, which is 0.403 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $101,700 to $97,000, a 4.62% decrease. The homeownership rate in Emmons County, ND is 85.9%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Emmons County, ND have an average commute time of 15.4 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.

Housing

Property Value

$97,000
2019 Median
± $11,082
$101,700
2018 Median
± $13,500

In 2019, the median property value in Emmons County, ND declined from to $97,000 from the previous year's value of $101,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Emmons County, ND compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Emmons County, ND the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$55,902
Median Household Income
± $3,003
1.59k
Number of Households
± 140

In 2019, the median household income of the 1.59k households in Emmons County, ND grew to $55,902 from the previous year's value of $51,029.

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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Emmons County, ND 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.

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Rent vs Own

85.9%
2019 Homeownership
83.2%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 85.9% of the housing units in Emmons County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 83.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Emmons County, ND compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

15.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Emmons County, ND have a shorter commute time (15.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.94% of the workforce in Emmons County, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (71.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (12%)
  3. Walked (9.22%)

In 2019, 71.1% of workers in Emmons County, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12%) and those who walked to work (9.22%).

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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Transportation

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, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

95.1% of the population of Emmons County, ND has health coverage, with 34.3% on employee plans, 7.77% on Medicaid, 19.2% on Medicare, 32% on non-group plans, and 1.81% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in North Dakota was $9,851 in 2014. This is a 4.97% increase from the previous year ($9,385).

Comparing across all counties in the state, Sioux County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (24.1%). Additionally, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.5%)

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,851
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in North Dakota
$4,410
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,413
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,461
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Dakota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.97%, from $9,385 to $9,851.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.91%
Uninsured
34.3%
Employer Coverage
7.77%
Medicaid
19.2%
Medicare
32%
Non-Group
1.81%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Emmons County, ND declined by 7.39% from 5.31% to 4.91%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Emmons County, ND changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 24.1% prevalence
  2. 16.8% prevalence
  3. 15.3% prevalence

Sioux County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota, at 24.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota by county over multiple years.

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