Eddy County North Dakota Demographics

Census Demographics

  • Population 2,385
  • 95% white; 2.5% American Indian; 2.5% other
  • 21% under 18

Other Demographic Information

  • 50% of population isĀ 18-65 years old (workforce)*
  • 60% of those 16+ are in the workforce*
  • 16% of population has at least a bachelor’s degree*
  • Current unemployment rate: 4.3%**
  • Average wages: $488/week or $12.20/hour***

*as per NRACBC survey, 2006

**as per Job Service North Dakota, August 2010 (not seasonally adjusted)

***as per Bureau of Labor Statistics, 3rd qr. 2009

Community Amenities (New Rockford)

  • Population 1,400
  • County Seat
  • Located on US Highway 281
  • Burlington Northern Railroad
  • Red River Valley and Western Railroad
  • Municipal Airport with paved, lighted runway
  • Nursing Home & Assisted Living Facilities
  • Public School for Grades K-12
  • Medical & Dental Clinics
  • Chiropractor & Physical Therapist
  • Senior Citizen Center
  • Auditorium
  • City Park, Playground and Pool
  • Camping
  • City Library
  • Motel
  • Weekly Newspaper
  • Fiber Optic Telecom Service
  • High-Speed DSL and Cable Internet Access
  • Outdoor Recreation, including hunting & fishing
  • James River
  • New Rockford Reservoir
  • Low Income Housing
  • 130 acre Industrial Park
  • City website

Community Amenities (Sheyenne)

  • Population 200
  • Located on US Hwy. 281
  • Red River Valley & Western Railroad
  • Senior Citizen Center
  • Community Center
  • City park
  • Fiber optic telecommunications
  • High-speed DSL internet
  • Outdoor recreation opportunities
  • Warsing Dam
  • Sheyenne River
  • Community blog

Top Employers

1. Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd
150 employees; skilled nursing care, assisted living and independent living apartments

2. 4th Corporation
80 employees; Group home & center-based care for individuals with disabilities

3. North American Bison Cooperative
70 employees; bison meat & 100% natural beef processing facility

4. New Rockford-Sheyenne School District #2
50 employees; K-12 public education