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North Dakota Counties by Population

Below are the 53 North Dakota counties sorted by population from 1 to 53 . The population data are from the 2021 Population Estimates Program and 2020 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Rank County Population
1 Cass County 186,562
2 Burleigh County 98,933
3 Grand Forks County 72,705
4 Ward County 69,071
5 Williams County 38,484
6 Morton County 33,611
7 Stark County 33,046
8 Stutsman County 21,576
9 Richland County 16,560
10 McKenzie County 13,819
11 Rolette County 12,048
12 Ramsey County 11,572
13 Barnes County 10,806
14 Walsh County 10,469
15 McLean County 9,796
16 Mountrail County 9,576
17 Mercer County 8,323
18 Traill County 8,003
19 Pembina County 6,767
20 Bottineau County 6,390
21 Benson County 5,809
22 Ransom County 5,675
23 McHenry County 5,249
24 Dickey County 4,897
25 LaMoure County 4,066
26 Dunn County 4,035
27 Pierce County 3,953
28 Wells County 3,905
29 Sargent County 3,829
30 Sioux County 3,738
31 Cavalier County 3,662
32 Foster County 3,364
33 Emmons County 3,271
34 Nelson County 3,054
35 Bowman County 2,903
36 McIntosh County 2,513
37 Hettinger County 2,430
38 Kidder County 2,369
39 Eddy County 2,337
40 Grant County 2,323
41 Griggs County 2,281
42 Renville County 2,266
43 Divide County 2,188
44 Adams County 2,167
45 Burke County 2,158
46 Towner County 2,140
47 Logan County 1,883
48 Oliver County 1,873
49 Steele County 1,810
50 Golden Valley County 1,770
51 Sheridan County 1,268
52 Billings County 955
53 Slope County 690

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 17 March 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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