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The North Dakota Census Office within the North Dakota Department of Commerce serves as the state's liaison to the US Census Bureau and is the state repository of census information.

This site contains general data for North Dakota regarding the 2010 Census and estimates released since its completion. If you need more in-depth information that the resources found here, please visit our Contact Us page to submit a data request.

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About Us

The North Dakota Census Office will assist in US Census reporting, interpret data and respond to public requests for demographic and economic information.

The North Dakota Census Office also serves as North Dakota's representative to the Federal-State Cooperative for Population Estimates (FSCPE) and the Federal-State Cooperative for Population Projections (FSCPP). The North Dakota Census Office serves as the lead agency in the state census network which consists of two coordinating agencies and 16 affiliates throughout the state.



What's New

  • Growing ND by the Numbers
North Dakota ranks 12th in the nation with nearly 90% of its residents covered by health insurance.  The data comes from the U.S. Census Bureau's Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) program which recently released data for 2013.  The SAHIE program is the only source of single-year health insurance estimates by county.  For more North Dakota highlights regarding the release, see Growing ND by the Numbers for May.
  • 2014 Population Estimates
Estimates for counties, metropolitans, and micropolitans were released March 26, 2015.  See "U.S. Census Bureau Report Shows Growth Across North Dakota" in our News Center for highlights.  Population estimates for North Dakota's counties, metros, and micros are now available on American FactFinder.

Latest state population estimates are out. North Dakota continues to lead in percentage growth. Check out the US Census Bureau release for more information.
  • Population Change by County
Interesting visual of population growth by county and the source of the change.  Compliments of the US Census Bureau.  Zoom in to more clearly see the change in North Dakota and our neighbors.
  • Community Population Estimates Release
2013 Sub-county (community-level) population estimates were released May 22, 2014.  Check out the 2013 Community Estimates in the Population section for the latest estimates.
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