Cathay is located close to the center of North Dakota. Cathay is part of Wells County. Cathay has 0.18 square miles of land area and 0.00 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Cathay population is 46, which has shrunk 17.86% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.77% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Cathay median household income is $26,667 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 25.15% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 60.61% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Cathay median house value is $31,700 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -68.62% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 90.86% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Cathay is much better than the state average in quality. The Cathay area code is 701.