North Dakota Population, Area, and Density
The population of North Dakota is 739,482 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. North Dakota is ranked number 48 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 87.2% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in North Dakota is 70,698.4 square miles. There state is 97.6% land and 2.4% water. The population density in North Dakota is 10.7 people per square mile (53rd out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 739,482 people ÷ 69,000.7 sq mi
Population Density = 10.7 people per sq mile
|Population||739,482 (48th out of 56)||672,591 (49th out of 56)||642,200 (48th out of 56)|
|Difference||87.2% below avg||88.0% below avg||87.4% below avg|
|Total Area||70,698.4 mi2||183,108 km2||45,246,902 acres||(19th out of 56)|
|Land Area||69,000.7 mi2||178,711 km2||44,160,382 acres||(97.6%)|
|Water Area||1,697.7 mi2||4,397 km2||1,086,521 acres||(2.4%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||10.7 (53rd out of 56)||9.7 (53rd out of 56)||9.3 (53rd out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||97.5% below avg||97.7% below avg||97.7% below avg|