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Griggs County, North Dakota (ND)

County population in 2016: 2,371 (all rural); it was 2,754 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 290
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 575
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 923
Renter-occupied apartments: 266 (it was 255 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

35%

Land area: 709 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Griggs County: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (74.0%), Manufacturing (22.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 60%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Griggs County, ND (2017)
    • 2,22980.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 441.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 260.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 200.7%Two or more races
    • 110.4%Hispanic or Latino
Median resident age:

52.2 years
North Dakota median age:

35.4 years
Males: 1,199  (50.6%)
Females: 1,172  (49.4%)
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Average household size:
Griggs County:

2.0 people
North Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,569 ($29,572 in 1999)
This county:

$52,569
North Dakota:

$61,843

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $347 (lower quartile is $254, upper quartile is $436)
This county:

$347
State:

$693


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $108,040 (it was $37,900 in 2000)
Griggs:

$108,040
North Dakota:

$194,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,255 - $173,031
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,040
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $447

Institutionalized population: 47

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 2
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Griggs, ND residents
Average permit cost in Griggs, ND
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,269 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,215 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Griggs, ND in 2017
Distribution of house value in Griggs, ND in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Griggs, ND in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.7%
Griggs County:

6.7%
North Dakota:

10.3%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 27.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.5% for American Indian residents, 75.0% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 52.2 years old
(Males: 51.3 years old, Females: 54.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54.2 years old, Black residents: 29.2 years old, American Indian residents: 51.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 16.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Griggs County is $390 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $475 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $655 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cooperstown, Binford, Hannaford, Jessie, Sutton.

Griggs County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Griggs County: Hill and Dale Golf Club (A), Hope Golf Club (B), Broadlawn Town Hall (C), Edendale Town Hall (D), Hugo Town Hall (E), Riverside Town Hall (F), Primrose Town Hall (G), Sherbrooke Town Hall (H), Enger Town Hall (I), Golden Lake Town Hall (J), Newburgh Town Hall (K), Beaver Creek Town Hall (L), Westfield Town Hall (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Griggs County include: Perry Church (A), Sheyenne Valley Church (B), Hoff Church (C), Bang Church (D), Hofva Church (E), Beaver Creek Church (F), Saint Petri Church (G), Bethany Church (H), Lund Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Luverne Cemetery (1), Peterson Cemetery (2), Bethel Cemetery (3), Saint Petri Cemetery (4), Ebenezer Cemetery (5), Hanson Cemetery (6), Pederson Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Lynch Lake (A), Lone Tree Lake (B), Golden Rush Lake (C), Golden Lake (D), Willow Lake (E), Stony Lake (F), North Golden Lake (G), Lake Tobiason (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Beaver Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Griggs County include: Golden Lake State Wildlife Management Area (1), Farmers Union Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Barnes County , Cascade County, Montana , Nelson County , Lake County, Minnesota , Whitman County, Washington , Steele County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
North Dakota:

3.0%

Unemployment by year in Griggs, ND
County total employment by year in Griggs, ND
County average yearly wages by year in Griggs, ND

Current college students: 40
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 31 (73.9% naturalized citizens)

Griggs County:

1.3%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 131990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 11970 to 1979
  • 15Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.3%

Griggs County marital status for males Griggs County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,259
  • One, attached: 3
  • Two: 9
  • 3 or 4: 67
  • 5 to 9: 18
  • 10 to 19: 52
  • 20 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 29

Housing units in Griggs County with a mortgage: 224 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 532

Here:

29.6% with mortgage
State:

54.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Griggs County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8528
Evangelical Protestant4258
Catholic2252
Other3-
None915-
Griggs County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:




Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Griggs County:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

12.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Griggs County:

9.0%
North Dakota:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Griggs County:

27.6%
State:

27.6%

Agriculture in Griggs County:

Average size of farms: 896 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $70,296
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $121.52
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.51%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $61,398
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 53.90%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.41%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $96,265
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.94%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.66
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.89%
Corn for grain: 4665 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 74447 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 39863 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Griggs County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 4172174.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one injury recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/21/1971, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Griggs County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 629.6 miles away from Griggs County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 231.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 153.3 miles away from the county center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 131.9 miles away from Griggs County center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 433.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2011 to July 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1981: May 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1981, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2009 to August 10, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1829: March 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1829, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3247: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3247, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Dakota Severe Storms, Flooding, and Ground Saturation, Incident Period: June 01, 2005 to July 07, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1597: July 22, 2005, FEMA Id: 1597, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms, Flooding, and Ground Saturation, Incident Period: March 26, 2004 to June 14, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1515: May 05, 2004, FEMA Id: 1515, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Floods, Incident Period: March 01, 2001 to August 09, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1376: May 28, 2001, FEMA Id: 1376, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: April 05, 2000 to August 12, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1334: June 27, 2000, FEMA Id: 1334, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Snow and Ice, Flooding, Ground Saturation, Landslides and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 01, 1999 to July 19, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1279: June 08, 1999, FEMA Id: 1279, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Snow
  • North Dakota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1174: April 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1174, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 03, 1997 to January 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1157: January 12, 1997, FEMA Id: 1157, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Griggs County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 10, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Griggs

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 919 (77.8%)
  • Carpooled: 82 (6.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 89 (7.5%)
  • Worked at home: 92 (7.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Romania (46%)
  • Germany (19%)
  • Norway (12%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Griggs County


  • Norwegian (50%)
  • German (22%)
  • Scandinavian (6%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • American (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • Irish (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
57 people in nursing homes
47 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $62,494.

3.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,914 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.55%
North Dakota average:

8.08%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.55% relocated from other counties in North Dakota ($48,914 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


3.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($58,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.45%
North Dakota average:

9.36%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.45% relocated to other counties in North Dakota ($58,176 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Births per 1000 population in Griggs County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 16.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Griggs County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 2.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Griggs County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Griggs County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Griggs County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Griggs County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Griggs County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Griggs County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Griggs County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 615 (577 aged, 38 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 61 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Griggs County, North Dakota in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (56)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (56)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (35)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (31)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (24)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (19)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (18)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (14)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (11)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 39.76
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,276
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 398
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40,915

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 801
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,522

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 40

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,371
  • In family households: 1,908 (371 male householders, 339 female householders)
    644 spouses, 503 children (461 natural, 23 adopted, 19 stepchildren), 22 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 0 other relatives, 19 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 369 (184 male householders (187 living alone)), 187 female householders (185 living alone)), 5 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 95

Size of family households: 444 2-persons, 129 3-persons, 103 4-persons, 39 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 372 1-person, 2 2-persons, 1 5-persons.

343 married couples with children.
79 single-parent households (47 men, 32 women).

99.3% of residents of Griggs speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $28,538,000 ($11,347 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $159,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $7,990,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,564,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,845,000
Federal grants: $3,288,000
Federal procurement contracts: $552,000 ($6,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,299,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $61,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $351,000
Federal Government insurance: $25,283,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 94
Here:

38 per 1000 residents
State:

64 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 230
Here:

92 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -116
Here -46 per 1000 residents
State -29 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Griggs County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.43 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.3
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.0

Year house built in Griggs County, North Dakota
  • Year house built in Griggs County, North Dakota
  • 02014 or later
  • 492010 to 2013
  • 382000 to 2009
  • 551990 to 1999
  • 521980 to 1989
  • 1901970 to 1979
  • 3081960 to 1969
  • 1781950 to 1959
  • 591940 to 1949
  • 4651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Griggs County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Griggs County, North Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Griggs County, North Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 93 rooms
  • 504 rooms
  • 1105 rooms
  • 1166 rooms
  • 1177 rooms
  • 1938 rooms
  • 1749+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Griggs County, North Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Griggs County, North Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 472 rooms
  • 333 rooms
  • 554 rooms
  • 295 rooms
  • 626 rooms
  • 377 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 389+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Griggs County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Griggs County, North Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Griggs County, North Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 922 bedrooms
  • 3703 bedrooms
  • 1774 bedrooms
  • 1165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Griggs County, North Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Griggs County, North Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 761 bedroom
  • 922 bedrooms
  • 1123 bedrooms
  • 384 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Griggs County, North Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Griggs County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Griggs County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 16no vehicle
  • 1231 vehicle
  • 3252 vehicles
  • 1493 vehicles
  • 674 vehicles
  • 805+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Griggs County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Griggs County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 21no vehicle
  • 1231 vehicle
  • 532 vehicles
  • 693 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 245+ vehicles

87.1% of Griggs County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in North Dakota.

Griggs County:

87.1%
State average:

81.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,868
  • Other state: 410
  • Northeast: 22
  • Midwest: 210
  • South: 42
  • West: 133
Year householders moved into unit in Griggs County, ND
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Griggs County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 53.9%Electricity
  • 27.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.1%Electricity
  • 30.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.9%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

3.0%
North Dakota:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Dakota:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
North Dakota:

10.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Griggs County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $225,000
    Financial Administration: $46,000
    General Public Buildings: $29,000
    Libraries: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $300,000
    Police Protection: $174,000
    Financial Administration: $129,000
    Central Staff Services: $68,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000
    General Public Buildings: $41,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $108,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $108,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,137,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $300,000
    Highways: $42,000
    Public Welfare: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,943,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $300,000

Griggs County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $225,000
    Financial Administration: $46,000
    General Public Buildings: $29,000
    Libraries: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $300,000
    Police Protection: $174,000
    Financial Administration: $129,000
    Central Staff Services: $68,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000
    General Public Buildings: $41,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $108,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $108,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,137,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $300,000
    Highways: $42,000
    Public Welfare: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,943,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $300,000

Griggs County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $225,000
    Financial Administration: $46,000
    General Public Buildings: $29,000
    Libraries: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $300,000
    Police Protection: $174,000
    Financial Administration: $129,000
    Central Staff Services: $68,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000
    General Public Buildings: $41,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $108,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $108,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,137,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $300,000
    Highways: $42,000
    Public Welfare: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,943,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $300,000

Griggs County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $225,000
    Financial Administration: $46,000
    General Public Buildings: $29,000
    Libraries: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $300,000
    Police Protection: $174,000
    Financial Administration: $129,000
    Central Staff Services: $68,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000
    General Public Buildings: $41,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $108,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $108,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,137,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $300,000
    Highways: $42,000
    Public Welfare: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,943,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $300,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 26
  • Number of aged recipients: 7
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 19
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 13
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 16
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 8
Most common first names in Griggs County, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2177.7 years
Arthur2178.7 years
Clara1888.6 years
William1478.5 years
Henry1380.8 years
Carl1384.1 years
Helen1380.2 years
Clarence1376.4 years
Emma1286.7 years
Oscar1278.8 years
Most common last names in Griggs County, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson3676.4 years
Johnson2480.4 years
Anderson2082.1 years
Larson1982.1 years
Erickson1683.6 years
Nelson1580.0 years
Peterson1384.5 years
Monson1180.3 years
Miller1180.8 years
Knutson1175.8 years

Griggs County on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"