Ramsey County, ND

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2020 Population
11,521
0.535% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
US Representative
Kelly Armstrong
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
40.2
1.23% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
17%
36.4% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$52,688
10.6% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$154,800
6.01% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
6,120
0.0981% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Ramsey County, ND had a population of 11.5k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $52,688. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Ramsey County, ND declined from 11,583 to 11,521, a −0.535% decrease and its median household income declined from $58,910 to $52,688, a −10.6% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ramsey County, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.8%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (8.81%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.65%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.48%), and White (Hispanic) (0.885%).

None of the households in Ramsey County, ND reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.9% of the residents in Ramsey County, ND are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ramsey County, ND are Lake Region State College (318 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Ramsey County, ND was $154,800, and the homeownership rate was 59.5%.

Most people in Ramsey County, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Ramsey County, ND was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Ramsey County, ND is home to a population of 11.5k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.93% of Ramsey County, ND residents were born outside of the country (337 people).

In 2020, there were 9.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.54k people) in Ramsey County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.02k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 421 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2020 Citizenship
98.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.9% of Ramsey County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Ramsey County, ND was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ramsey County, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.54k ± 38
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    1.02k ± 216
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    421 ± 190
3.12%
Hispanic Population
359 people

In 2020, there were 9.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.54k people) in Ramsey County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.02k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 421 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.12% of the people in Ramsey County, ND are hispanic (359 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Ramsey County, ND as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,869 ± 1,313 people
  2. Philippines
    2,835 ± 1,305 people
  3. Liberia
    2,461 ± 1,216 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 2,869 North Dakota residents, followed by Philippines with 2,835 and Liberia with 2,461.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.93%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
337 people
2.26%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
262 people

As of 2020, 2.93% of Ramsey County, ND residents (337 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ramsey County, ND was 2.26%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    263 ± 99
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    130 ± 104
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    98 ± 76

Ramsey County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Ramsey County, ND employs 6.12k people. The largest industries in Ramsey County, ND are Retail Trade (889 people), Educational Services (849 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (815 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($86,818), Finance & Insurance ($64,286), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,667).

Males in North Dakota have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,334. The income inequality in North Dakota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.432, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

6.12k
2020 Value
± 525
0.0981%
1 Year growth
± 12.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Ramsey County, ND grew at a rate of 0.0981%, from 6.11k employees to 6.12k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ramsey County, ND, are Management Occupations (642 people), Sales & Related Occupations (544 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (509 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ramsey County, ND.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.12k
2020 Value
± 525
0.0981%
1 Year growth
± 12.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Ramsey County, ND grew at a rate of 0.0981%, from 6.11k employees to 6.12k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ramsey County, ND, are Retail Trade (889 people), Educational Services (849 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (815 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ramsey County, ND, though some of these residents may live in Ramsey County, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,664
Median earning men ± $5,335
$33,536
Median earning women ± $5,022

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($110,625), Public Administration ($80,875), and Information ($75,208).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($250,001), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,690), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($38,804).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in North Dakota. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Dakota.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 121
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 111
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 99
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $58k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. $40.7k
    Wholesale Trade
  3. $36k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $62.8B
  2. $10.4B
  3. $9.05B

In 2020, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $62.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($10.4B) and Other ag prods. ($9.05B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Dakota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$148B
2020 Value in North Dakota
$277B
Projected 2050 Value in North Dakota
87.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Dakota trade was $148B. This is expected to increase 87.3% to $277B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Dakota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $17.1B
  2. $16.8B
  3. $16.3B

In 2020, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $17.1B, followed by Texas with $16.8B and Illinois and $16.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Dakota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ramsey County, ND went to Donald J. Trump with 66.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (30.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.38%).

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing the state of North Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ramsey County, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Dakota

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John Hoeven
Senator from North Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Kevin Cramer
Senator from North Dakota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing North Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Ramsey County, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Ramsey County, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Ramsey County, ND have changed over time starting in 2008.

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learningEducation

In 2020, universities in Ramsey County, ND awarded 318 degrees. The student population of Ramsey County, ND in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 752 male students and 1,019 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ramsey County, ND are White (244 and 82.7%), followed by Two or More Races (15 and 5.08%), Hispanic or Latino (14 and 4.75%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (9 and 3.05%).

The largest universities in Ramsey County, ND by number of degrees awarded are Lake Region State College (318 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Ramsey County, ND are Liberal Arts & Sciences (86 and 27%), Criminal Justice - Police Science (69 and 21.7%), and Registered Nursing (42 and 13.2%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,771 students enrolled in Ramsey County, ND, 42.5% men and 57.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,418 records, of which 59% were women and 41% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 42 degree-majors awarded
  2. 22 degree-majors awarded
  3. 86 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Ramsey County, ND was Registered Nursing with 42 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Ramsey County, ND according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
318 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lake Region State College with 318 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 162 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ramsey County, ND, which is 1.04 times more than the 156 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 244 degrees mean that there were 16.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 15 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,929) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($914) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.248% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.344% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (156k), Some college (146k), and Bachelors Degree (119k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Ramsey County, ND was $154,800 in 2020, which is 0.674 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $164,700 to $154,800, a 6.01% decrease. The homeownership rate in Ramsey County, ND is 59.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Ramsey County, ND have an average commute time of 16.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ramsey County, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Ramsey County, ND is $52,688. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Ramsey County, ND was Census Tract 9577 with a value of $69,261, followed by Census Tract 9578 and Census Tract 9576, with respective values of $57,769 and $39,484.

In 2021, 10.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Ramsey County, ND. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.257%.

Property

$154,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$12,184
$2,919
Median Property Taxes
±$307

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Ramsey County, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Ramsey County, ND compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59.5%
Homeownership
2020
64%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 59.5% of the housing units in Ramsey County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9577
  2. Census Tract 9578
  3. Census Tract 9576

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ramsey County, ND was Census Tract 9577 with a value of $69,261, followed by Census Tract 9578 and Census Tract 9576, with respective values of $57,769 and $39,484.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Ramsey County, ND colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$52,688
Median Household Income
± $4,364
4.9k
Number of Households
± 448

In 2020, the median household income of the 4.9k households in Ramsey County, ND declined from $52,688 from the previous year's value of $58,910.

The following chart displays the households in Ramsey County, ND distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ramsey County, ND is from North Dakota.
0.432
2020 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.43
2019 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2020, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.432 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.241% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (73.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.2%)
  3. Walked (8.51%)

In 2020, 73.1% of workers in Ramsey County, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.2%) and those who walked to work (8.51%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

16.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ramsey County, ND have a shorter commute time (16.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.34% of the workforce in Ramsey County, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Ramsey County, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ramsey County, ND have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 10.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Ramsey County, ND. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.257%.

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Poverty & Diversity

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ramsey County, ND (1.88k out of 11k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ramsey County, ND is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 17% of the children was living in poverty in Ramsey County, ND. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 143 in Ramsey County, ND. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 136 per 100,000 population.

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90% of the population of Ramsey County, ND has health coverage, with 46.7% on employee plans, 11.2% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 18.5% on non-group plans, and 2% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in North Dakota was $9,851 in 2014. This is a 4.97% increase from the previous year ($9,385).

Primary care physicians in Ramsey County, ND see 1044 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.287% decrease from the previous year (1047 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1152 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 235 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in North Dakota, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,044 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ramsey County, ND

Primary care physicians in Ramsey County, ND see an average of 1,044 patients per year. This represents a 0.287% decrease from the previous year (1,047 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Ramsey County, ND in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of North Dakota across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.2% under 18 years, 18.3% between 18 and 34 years, 36.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 19% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

9.97%
Uninsured
46.7%
Employer Coverage
11.2%
Medicaid
11.7%
Medicare
18.5%
Non-Group
2%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ramsey County, ND grew by 78.6% from 5.58% to 9.97%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ramsey County, ND changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Ramsey County, ND.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33.8% in Ramsey County, ND.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.58% in Ramsey County, ND.

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