|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Watford City is 5,866. Watford City, North Dakota is the 4,387th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Watford City was in 2020, when its population was 6,242. In 2020, Watford City was the 4,221st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,387th largest city in the US. Watford City is currently 6.0% smaller than it was in 2020.
Watford City has grown 311.3% since the 2000. Watford City, North Dakota is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 98% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|4382||Hightstown, New Jersey||5,871||12.3%|
|4385||District Heights, Maryland||5,867||-3.9%|
|4386||Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico||5,866||7.9%|
|4387||Watford City, North Dakota||5,866||311.3%|
|4393||Swartz Creek, Michigan||5,855||14.4%|
The total voting age population of Watford City, North Dakota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,980. The voting age population is 53.1% male and 46.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.2% of the residents of Watford City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Watford City are 88.4% White, 5.9% American Indian, 3.1% Two or more races, 2.1% Other and 0.6% Black. Additionally, 14.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Watford City, 10.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.7%. On a per-household basis, 9.0% of families are below the poverty line in Watford City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 76.5% of Watford City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.0% of Watford City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.0% have a bachelor's degree and 5.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Watford City residents aged 5 and older, 13.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Watford City is 2.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Watford City, 15.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Watford City is $74,797.
In Watford City, 45.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.7% of housing units in Watford City.
Of all the housing units in Watford City, 7.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Watford City, 60.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Watford City is $1,143.
In Watford City, 88.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.