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Watford City, ND (North Dakota) Houses and Residents

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Total population: 4,206 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,428 (20 farm, 1,408 nonfarm))

Houses: 2,198 (1,768 occupied: 958 owner occupied, 812 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

46%
State:

37%

Housing density: 1,478 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $216,208.

Median contract rent in 2016: $876 (lower quartile is $498, upper quartile is $1,128)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $606


Median gross rent in Watford City, ND in 2016: $837

Housing units in Watford City with a mortgage: 420 (13 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 535

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $108,338

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $75,219

Median monthly housing costs: $781


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Watford City, North Dakota Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $211,940 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
Watford City:

$211,940
North Dakota:

$184,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $127,977 - $281,213
Median year house/condo built: 1962

Median year apartment built: 1995

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,732
  • In family households: 3,588 (519 male householders, 464 female householders)
    852 spouses, 1,552 children (1,521 natural, 17 adopted, 15 stepchildren), 37 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 100 other relatives, 39 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,072 (517 male householders (410 living alone)), 272 female householders (252 living alone)), 286 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 74

Size of family households: 403 2-persons, 225 3-persons, 189 4-persons, 68 5-persons, 67 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 663 1-person, 95 2-persons, 11 3-persons, 18 4-persons.

1,080 married couples with children.
225 single-parent households (62 men, 163 women).

96.3% of residents of Watford City speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (30% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 50% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (53% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 36 (0.8%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.4
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Watford City, North Dakota:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 351 bedroom
  • 2562 bedrooms
  • 2393 bedrooms
  • 2744 bedrooms
  • 1485+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Watford City population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Watford City, North Dakota:

  • 122no bedroom
  • 2861 bedroom
  • 2772 bedrooms
  • 1083 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Watford City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Watford City in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 16no vehicle
  • 2291 vehicle
  • 3702 vehicles
  • 1713 vehicles
  • 1104 vehicles
  • 595+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Watford City population

Cars and other vehicles available in Watford City in renter-occupied apartments

  • 64no vehicle
  • 3871 vehicle
  • 2402 vehicles
  • 653 vehicles
  • 574 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Watford City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Watford City, North Dakota:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 363 rooms
  • 1634 rooms
  • 925 rooms
  • 1496 rooms
  • 797 rooms
  • 2468 rooms
  • 1769+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Watford City population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Watford City, North Dakota:

  • 1221 room
  • 592 rooms
  • 2473 rooms
  • 2184 rooms
  • 1095 rooms
  • 236 rooms
  • 87 rooms
  • 138 rooms
  • 279+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Watford City population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Watford City, ND household income distribution

  • Watford City, ND household income distribution
  • 95Less than $10,000
  • 43$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 86$20,000 to $24,999
  • 60$25,000 to $29,999
  • 37$30,000 to $34,999
  • 59$35,000 to $39,999
  • 49$40,000 to $44,999
  • 31$45,000 to $49,999
  • 140$50,000 to $59,999
  • 260$60,000 to $74,999
  • 191$75,000 to $99,999
  • 208$100,000 to $124,999
  • 185$125,000 to $149,999
  • 135$150,000 to $199,999
  • 172$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Watford City, ND

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Watford City, ND
  • 16Less than $10,000
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 30$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 13$50,000 to $59,999
  • 48$60,000 to $69,999
  • 7$70,000 to $79,999
  • 17$80,000 to $89,999
  • 22$90,000 to $99,999
  • 125$100,000 to $124,999
  • 27$125,000 to $149,999
  • 64$150,000 to $174,999
  • 92$175,000 to $199,999
  • 201$200,000 to $249,999
  • 124$250,000 to $299,999
  • 117$300,000 to $399,999
  • 56$400,000 to $499,999
  • 8$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Watford City, ND

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Watford City, ND
  • 19Less than $100
  • 9$200 to $249
  • 1$250 to $299
  • 41$300 to $349
  • 4$350 to $399
  • 27$400 to $449
  • 33$450 to $499
  • 43$500 to $549
  • 15$550 to $599
  • 15$600 to $649
  • 29$650 to $699
  • 27$700 to $749
  • 17$750 to $799
  • 143$800 to $899
  • 46$900 to $999
  • 120$1,000 to $1,249
  • 31$1,250 to $1,499
  • 82$1,500 to $1,999
  • 42$2,000 to $2,499
  • 68No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 271990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 2Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Watford City population
Watford City commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 530
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 606
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 233
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 157
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 78
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 29
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 146
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 36
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 109
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 148
  • 90 or more minutes: 50
Watford City, ND Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 87.1%
Number of people working at home: 85 (3.7% of all workers)

Watford City mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,639 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 276 (9%)
  • Taxi: 72 (2%)
  • Walked: 76 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 85 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 686
 Norwegian: 428
 American: 89
 Irish: 65
 Scottish: 47
 Romanian: 46
 English: 22
 Swedish: 21
 Scandinavian: 20
 French (except Basque): 19
 Danish: 17
 Scotch-Irish: 15
 Ukrainian: 15
 European: 9
 German Russian: 8
 Czech: 7
 Eastern European: 6
 Polish: 6
 French Canadian: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 78%Mexico
  • 16%Canada
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

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

  • This state: 2,032
  • Other state: 2,767
  • Northeast: 30
  • Midwest: 994
  • South: 356
  • West: 1,344

76% of Watford City residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in North Dakota.

Watford City:

76.3%
State average:

83.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 36
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 23
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 555
  • Less than 1 year of college: 156
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 173
  • Associate degree: 180
  • Bachelor's degree: 292
  • Master's degree: 55
  • Professional school degree: 23
  • Doctorate degree: 4

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 6
  • 7th and 8th grade: 18
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 382
  • Less than 1 year of college: 82
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 274
  • Associate degree: 202
  • Bachelor's degree: 278
  • Master's degree: 58
  • Professional school degree: 18
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.6%Males
Watford City marital status for males
Watford City marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,245
  • One, attached: 23
  • Two: 62
  • 3 or 4: 88
  • 5 to 9: 123
  • 10 to 19: 137
  • 20 to 49: 291
  • Mobile homes: 204

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,564

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average -1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Watford City:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Watford City
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (86.1%)
  • Electricity (9.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Electricity (71.8%)
  • Utility gas (27.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 188
Here:

30.5%
North Dakota:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 46
Here:

19.1%
North Dakota:

6.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
North Dakota:

12.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)