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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.

North Dakota Census Office Brochure
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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
The topic for March is housing.  Did you know that North Dakota added nearly 22,000 housing units from April 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013.  That's more than double the change in the entire decade prior, and the highest rate of growth nationwide.  See more details in our latest Growing ND by the Numbers.
  • 2014 Population Estimates
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.
  • County Population Release
2013 County Population numbers were released on March 27, 2014. View "North Dakota Communities, Counties Ranked Among Nation’s Fastest Growing" in our News Center. 
  • Internet Usage
On February 3rd, the Census Bureau released its annual report on computer and internet use based on data collected from in the Current Population Survey in October of 2012. The percentage of residents with computer access was listed for each state.  (more with chart)
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