Griggs County, ND

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2022 Population
2,309
2.99% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
51.9
1.89% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
6.51%
35% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$66,688
3.88% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$119,500
14.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Griggs County, ND had a population of 2.31k people with a median age of 51.9 and a median household income of $66,688. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Griggs County, ND grew from 2,242 to 2,309, a 2.99% increase and its median household income grew from $64,196 to $66,688, a 3.88% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Griggs County, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.08%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.996%), and White (Hispanic) (0.433%).

None of the households in Griggs County, ND reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.6% of the residents in Griggs County, ND are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Griggs County, ND was $119,500, and the homeownership rate was 81.9%.

Most people in Griggs County, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16 minutes. The average car ownership in Griggs County, ND was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Griggs County, ND is home to a population of 2.31k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.99% of Griggs County, ND residents were born outside of the country (46 people).

In 2022, there were 59.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.21k people) in Griggs County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 37 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 25 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.6% of Griggs County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Griggs County, ND was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Griggs County, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.21k ± 113
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    37 ± 33.5
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    25 ± 22.4
1.52%
Hispanic Population
35 people

In 2022, there were 59.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.21k people) in Griggs County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 37 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 25 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.52% of the people in Griggs County, ND are hispanic (35 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

1.99%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
46 people
2.68%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
60 people

As of 2022, 1.99% of Griggs County, ND residents (46 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Griggs County, ND was 2.68%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    33 ± 29
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    21 ± 20
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    12 ± 10

Griggs County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Griggs County, ND employs 1.14k people. The largest industries in Griggs County, ND are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (284 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (130 people), and Manufacturing (105 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($207,708), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($141,587), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($140,962).

Occupations

1.14k
2022 Value
± 136
1.34%
1 Year growth
± 16.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Griggs County, ND grew at a rate of 1.34%, from 1.12k employees to 1.14k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Griggs County, ND, are Management Occupations (365 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (106 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (90 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Griggs County, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.14k
2022 Value
± 136
1.34%
1 Year growth
± 16.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Griggs County, ND grew at a rate of 1.34%, from 1.12k employees to 1.14k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Griggs County, ND, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (284 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (130 people), and Manufacturing (105 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Griggs County, ND, though some of these residents may live in Griggs County, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,769
Median earning men ± $3,817
$35,169
Median earning women ± $4,299

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($140,144), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($105,917), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($91,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($250,001), Construction ($55,625), and Public Administration ($41,875).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.83%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 428k people employed in North Dakota. This represents a 2.83% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.3%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 24
    Manufacturing
  2. 22
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 20
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Griggs County, ND went to Donald J. Trump with 72.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.72%).

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing the state of North Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Griggs County, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Dakota

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John Hoeven
Senator from North Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Kevin Cramer
Senator from North Dakota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing North Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Griggs County, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Griggs County, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong (Republican Party).

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.399% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.605% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (157k), Some college (149k), and Bachelors Degree (122k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Griggs County, ND was $119,500 in 2022, which is 0.424 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $104,200 to $119,500, a 14.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Griggs County, ND is 81.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Griggs County, ND have an average commute time of 16 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Griggs County, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$119,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$21,220
$759
Median Property Taxes
±$95

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Griggs County, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.9%
Homeownership
2022
68.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 81.9% of the housing units in Griggs County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 83.3%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9686
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$66,688
Median Household Income
± $8,819
927
Number of Households
± 106

In 2022, the median household income of the 927 households in Griggs County, ND grew to $66,688 from the previous year's value of $64,196.

The following chart displays the households in Griggs County, ND distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Griggs County, ND is from North Dakota.
0.436
2022 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.433
2021 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2022, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.835% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.6%)
  2. Carpooled (10.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.4%)

In 2022, 71.6% of workers in Griggs County, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.5%) and those who worked at home (9.4%).

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Commute Time

16 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Griggs County, ND have a shorter commute time (16 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.8% of the workforce in Griggs County, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Griggs County, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Griggs County, ND have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.51% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Griggs County, ND (144 out of 2.21k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Griggs County, ND is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.3% of the population of Griggs County, ND has health coverage, with 45.6% on employee plans, 8.25% on Medicaid, 20.5% on Medicare, 20.7% on non-group plans, and 1.22% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.8% under 18 years, 14.2% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 27.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.74%
Uninsured
45.6%
Employer Coverage
8.25%
Medicaid
20.5%
Medicare
20.7%
Non-Group
1.22%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Griggs County, ND declined by 9.31% from 4.13% to 3.74%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.9% in Griggs County, ND.

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