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Griggs County Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Griggs County is 2,348, which is 14.74% less than it was in 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%. The Griggs County population density is 3.28 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 9.97 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Griggs County is white, which represent 98.89% of the total population. The average Griggs County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 2,348. #42

Population Growth Since 2000, #43

Griggs County
North Dakota

Population Density, #29

Griggs County
3.28 per square mile
North Dakota
9.97 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:2,322 (98.89%, #3)
Black:13 (0.55%, #18)
Hispanic:4 (0.17%, #49)
Asian:2 (0.09%, #37)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):9 (0.38%, #43)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2 (0.09%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

2,185 (93.06%) out of the total population of 2,348 reported first ancestry.

 Griggs County% of the Total PopulationNorth DakotaU.S.
Arab120.51%, see rank0.20%0.56%
Czech80.34%, see rank1.77%0.47%
Danish251.06%, see rank1.05%0.42%
Dutch351.49%, see rank1.34%1.40%
English843.58%, see rank4.48%8.02%
French572.43%, see rank5.31%3.34%
German88637.73%, see rank43.69%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.09%0.41%
Hungarian100.43%, see rank0.40%0.46%
Irish1486.30%, see rank7.92%10.80%
Italian70.30%, see rank1.25%5.52%
Norwegian1,33456.81%, see rank27.45%1.42%
Polish200.85%, see rank2.54%3.01%
Portuguese30.13%, see rank0.05%0.44%
Russian311.32%, see rank3.18%0.92%
Scotch-Irish120.51%, see rank0.63%0.99%
Scottish50.21%, see rank1.19%1.72%
Subsaharan African70.30%, see rank0.63%0.95%
Swedish1928.18%, see rank4.44%1.27%
Swiss30.13%, see rank0.25%0.30%
Ukrainian30.13%, see rank0.60%0.31%
American371.58%, see rank3.18%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.28%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 1,153 (49.11%, see rank)
Females: 1,195 (50.89%, see rank)

Griggs County
Male: 49.11%
Female: 50.89%
North Dakota
Male: 50.91%
Female: 49.09%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Griggs County
52.70 years old
North Dakota
35.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Griggs County
51.30 years old
North Dakota
34.50 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Griggs County
54.40 years old
North Dakota
37.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Griggs County% of the Total PopulationNorth DakotaU.S.
Under 5 years1205.11%, see rank6.65%6.36%
5 to 9 years1164.94%, see rank6.38%6.51%
10 to 14 years1024.34%, see rank5.79%6.59%
15 to 19 years1315.58%, see rank6.87%6.85%
20 to 24 years652.77%, see rank9.27%7.13%
25 to 34 years2108.94%, see rank14.00%13.47%
35 to 44 years1626.90%, see rank11.06%12.96%
45 to 54 years34014.48%, see rank13.20%14.09%
55 to 64 years39316.74%, see rank12.46%12.29%
65 to 74 years35014.91%, see rank7.12%7.64%
75 to 84 2289.71%, see rank4.78%4.25%
85 years and over1315.58%, see rank2.41%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Griggs CountyNorth DakotaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,814, 100%458,527209,056,129
Less Than High School235, 12.95%, see rank8.67%13.67%
High School Graduate609, 33.57%, see rank27.40%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree636, 35.06%, see rank36.62%29.09%
Bachelor Degree306, 16.87%, see rank19.64%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree28, 1.54%, see rank7.69%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.97, see rank13.7113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Griggs County North DakotaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten8295.12%4.88%79.87%20.13%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)16190.68%, see rank9.32%, see rank91.99%8.01%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)128100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank93.00%7.00%90.60%9.40%
College20100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank87.98%12.02%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1963.16%, see rank36.84%, see rank78.19%21.81%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Griggs CountyNorth DakotaU.S.
Total Households1,068, 100%292,616116,211,092
Average Household Size2.12, see rank2.322.63
1 Person Households350, 32.77%, see rank31.19%27.57%
2 or More Person Households718, 67.23%, see rank68.81%72.43%
Family Households (Families)700, 65.54%, see rank60.83%66.22%
Average Family Size2.68, see rank3.003.32
Married-Couple Family627, 58.71%, see rank49.06%48.42%
Nonfamily Households368, 34.46%, see rank39.17%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Griggs County%North DakotaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total2,010see rank572,261252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over981100%, see rank290,882123,281,364
Never Married18118.45%, see rank36.01%35.77%
Married66167.38%, see rank52.79%52.04%
Widowed363.67%, see rank2.32%2.57%
Divorced10310.50%, see rank8.88%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,029100%, see rank281,379129,692,771
Never Married12211.86%, see rank26.84%29.48%
Married66664.72%, see rank53.63%49.19%
Widowed18618.08%, see rank9.63%9.16%
Divorced555.34%, see rank9.89%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Griggs County%North DakotaU.S.
Native2,32298.89%, see rank97.08%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,88380.20%, see rank66.74%58.73%
Born in Different State43518.53%, see rank29.65%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
40.17%, see rank0.69%1.42%
Foreign Born261.11%, see rank2.92%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship210.89%, see rank1.06%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship50.21%, see rank1.85%7.09%
Born In Europe210.89%, see rank0.50%1.53%
Born In Asia20.09%, see rank1.06%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.59%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America00.00%, see rank0.39%6.83%
Born In Northern America30.13%, see rank0.36%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Griggs County%North DakotaU.S.
English1,04097.38%, see rank92.53%79.39%
Spanish20.19%, see rank1.92%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages242.25%, see rank3.88%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages20.19%, see rank0.71%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.96%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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