Planning Region IV

Located in: North Dakota

Planning Region IV comprises Grand Forks, Nelson, Pembina, and Walsh counties.

Total population90,79891,253 (2018)
Percent of Color7.5%15.4% (2017)
Percent with one or more disabilitiesN/A11.3% (2013-2017)
Total older adult population (age 65+)11,45113,314 (2017)
Real median household income in 2017 dollars (householder age 65+)*$37,444$38,823 (2013-2017)
Percent of older adults with one or more disabilities (age 65+)N/A32.6% (2013-2017)
Total youth population (age 0-17)21,78619,112 (2017)
High schoolers who can trust to talk to one or more adultsN/A87.4% (2013)
High schoolers who have ever had sexN/A37.7% (2017)
High schoolers who binge drank in the past monthN/A15.3% (2017)
Middle schoolers who have ever had sexN/A3.8% (2017)
Middle schoolers who have ever binge drankN/A5.1% (2017)
Voter turnoutN/A51.8% (2018)
Total babies born (all births)1,1601,232 (2017)
Babies born at low birth weight**6.3%7.4% (2017)
Total young child population (age 0-4)N/A6,079 (2017)
Young children enrolled in preschool (age 3-4)N/A40.2% (2013-2017)
Young children for whom all parents are working (age 0-5)N/A72.8% (2013-2017)
Total nonfarm jobs59,11865,925 (2017)
Total farm jobs3,8043,550 (2017)
Real median household income in 2017 dollars*$52,425$51,250 (2017)
Individuals below the federal poverty level10.2%13.6% (2017)
Adults with diagnosed diabetes (age 20+)N/A8.8% (2015)
Adults who are obese (age 20+)N/A31.8% (2015)
Residents without health insurance (under age 65)N/A8.5% (2017)
Households paying 30% or more of income for monthly housing costs*24.0%28.1% (2013-2017)
Homeownership rate60.8%55.5% (2013-2017)
Adults with a bachelor's degree or higher (age 25+)23.8%29.8% (2013-2017)
Proportion of adults working (age 16-64)74.7%77.5% (2013-2017)


* Figures for median household income and households paying 30% or more of their income for housing were collected from survey items asking about income during 1999. Elsewhere on the Compass site these figures are reported as 1999 data, but they are listed here in the 2000 column for comparison purposes.

** Babies with a birth weight under 2,500 grams (5lbs, 8 oz) are considered to be low birth weight.

North Dakota Compass

Center for Social Research
North Dakota State University

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