Emmons County, ND

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2020 Population
3,262
1.45% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
50.7
0.393% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
8.6%
13% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$51,012
8.75% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$94,500
2.58% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Emmons County, ND had a population of 3.26k people with a median age of 50.7 and a median household income of $51,012. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Emmons County, ND declined from 3,310 to 3,262, a −1.45% decrease and its median household income declined from $55,902 to $51,012, a −8.75% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Emmons County, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.674%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.49%), and White (Hispanic) (0.399%).

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.

99.4% of the residents in Emmons County, ND are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Emmons County, ND was $94,500, and the homeownership rate was 80.5%.

Most people in Emmons County, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Emmons County, ND was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Emmons County, ND is home to a population of 3.26k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.87% of Emmons County, ND residents were born outside of the country (61 people).

In 2020, there were 87.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.16k people) in Emmons County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 22 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2020 Citizenship
99.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.4% of Emmons County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Emmons County, ND was 99.4%, 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)
    3.16k ± 29
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    36 ± 9
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    22 ± 24
0.797%
Hispanic Population
26 people

In 2020, there were 87.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.16k people) in Emmons County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 22 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.797% of the people in Emmons County, ND are hispanic (26 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

1.87%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
61 people
2.08%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
69 people

As of 2020, 1.87% of Emmons County, ND residents (61 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Emmons County, ND was 2.08%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    95 ± 33
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    23 ± 19
  3. Korea
    17 ± 14

Emmons County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Emmons County, ND employs 1.52k people. The largest industries in Emmons County, ND are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (328 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (207 people), and Retail Trade (167 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($113,000), Utilities ($96,250), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,667).

Occupations

1.52k
2020 Value
± 131
−1.3%
1 Year decline
± 12.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Emmons County, ND declined at a rate of −1.3%, from 1.54k employees to 1.52k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Emmons County, ND, are Management Occupations (339 people), Sales & Related Occupations (136 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (134 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

1.52k
2020 Value
± 131
−1.3%
1 Year decline
± 12.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Emmons County, ND declined at a rate of −1.3%, from 1.54k employees to 1.52k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Emmons County, ND, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (328 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (207 people), and Retail Trade (167 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

$50,655
Median earning men ± $1,541
$27,350
Median earning women ± $5,386

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($113,000), Information ($70,625), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($61,818).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($76,250), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($47,500), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($39,583).

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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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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

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $62.8B
  2. $10.4B
  3. $9.05B

In 2020, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $62.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($10.4B) and Other ag prods. ($9.05B).

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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$148B
2020 Value in North Dakota
$277B
Projected 2050 Value in North Dakota
87.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Dakota trade was $148B. This is expected to increase 87.3% to $277B by 2050.

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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. $17.1B
  2. $16.8B
  3. $16.3B

In 2020, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $17.1B, followed by Texas with $16.8B and Illinois and $16.3B.

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

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.248% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.344% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (156k), Some college (146k), and Bachelors Degree (119k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Emmons County, ND was $94,500 in 2020, which is 0.411 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $97,000 to $94,500, a 2.58% decrease. The homeownership rate in Emmons County, ND is 80.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Emmons County, ND have an average commute time of 17.9 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

$94,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$13,393
$1,245
Median Property Taxes
±$119

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.

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Rent vs Own

80.5%
Homeownership
2020
63%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 80.5% of the housing units in Emmons County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 85.9%.

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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

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$51,012
Median Household Income
± $5,215
1.55k
Number of Households
± 141

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.55k households in Emmons County, ND declined from $51,012 from the previous year's value of $55,902.

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.
0.432
2020 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.43
2019 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2020, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.432 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.241% growth from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (72.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.6%)
  3. Carpooled (8.38%)

In 2020, 72.3% of workers in Emmons County, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.6%) and those who carpooled to work (8.38%).

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

17.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Emmons County, ND have a shorter commute time (17.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.94% 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

8.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Emmons County, ND (276 out of 3.21k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 75+ 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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94.8% of the population of Emmons County, ND has health coverage, with 36.9% on employee plans, 8.2% on Medicaid, 20.5% on Medicare, 27.6% on non-group plans, and 1.59% 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).

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in North Dakota, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of North Dakota across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.7% under 18 years, 15.4% between 18 and 34 years, 34.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 29% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.21%
Uninsured
36.9%
Employer Coverage
8.2%
Medicaid
20.5%
Medicare
27.6%
Non-Group
1.59%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Emmons County, ND grew by 5.94% from 4.91% to 5.21%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 28.4% in Emmons County, ND.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Emmons County, ND.

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