North Dakota Fun Facts
North Dakota flag Capital:
Date of Statehood:
Flower:
Tree:
Bird:
Bismarck
November 2, 1889
Wild Prairie Rose
American Elm
Western Meadowlark

SUBJECT 1990 2000
Total Population 638,800 642,200
Male 318,201 320,524
Female 320,599 321,676
     
AGE    
Under 5 years 47,845 39,400
5 to 9 years 52,032 42,982
10 to 14 years 48,820 47,464
15 to 19 years 46,668 53,618
20 to 24 years 47,873 50,503
25 to 59 years 277,387 289,248
60 to 84 years 106,935 104,259
85 years and over 11,240 14,726
     
MEDIAN AGE 32.4 36.2
     
Under 18 years 175,385 160,849
Male 90,048 82,571
Female 85,337 78,278
     
URBAN AND RURAL RESIDENCE    
Total population 638,800 642,200
Urban population 340,490 358,394
Rural population 298,310 283,806
Farm population 60,288 43,825
     
HOUSEHOLDS    
Families (family households) 166,270 166,150
With own children under 18 years 85,175 80,453
Average family size 3.13 3.00
     
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
Persons 5 years and over 590,839 603,106
Speak a language other than English 46,897 37,976
     
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT    
Persons 3 years and older enrolled in school 177,543 179,667
Preprimary school 11,028 17,375
Elementary or high school 118,451 115,289
College or graduate school 48,064 47,003
     
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT    
For Persons 25 years and over    
Percent high school graduate or higher 77 84
Percent Bachelor's degree or higher 18 22
     
HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS    
Total housing units 276,340 289,677
With no telephone service 8,515 4,619
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 and 1990 Census of Population and Housing.

   Data from Census 2000
  

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