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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Housing
    B-
  3. Nightlife
    A-
  4. Good for Families
    B-
  5. Diversity
    B
  6. Jobs
    A-
  7. Weather
    C
  8. Cost of Living
    B-
  9. Health & Fitness
    B
  10. Outdoor Activities
    D+
  11. Commute
    B+
Ward County is located in North Dakota with a population of 69,034. In Ward County, most residents own their homes. In Ward County there are a lot of bars. Many families and young professionals live in Ward County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Ward County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$209,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,015
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Ward County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    160.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    3.7
    6.1
  • Rape
    60.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    33.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    454.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,240.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    408.5
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    14%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Ward County

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$67,753
National
$55,322

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