The 10 North Dakota Cities With The Largest Latino Population For 2022


We scoured the internet to determine the towns and cities in North Dakota that have the largest Hispanic/Latino population in 2022.

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The Latino and Hispanic community is one of the fastest growing communities in America this decade.

According to the most recent American Community Survey, there are now some 6.3M more Hispanics living in America than in 2010.

That's the largest absolute growth and a 14.9% increase. The percentage growth is the third largest percentage change for any race according to the Census's race and ethnicity definition.

But how has the increase impacted North Dakota? Where cities and towns in North Dakota have seen the greatest increase in it's Hispanic population?

Turns out there's been a 135.5% increase in the Hispanic population in North Dakota.

The 10 Cities In North Dakota With The Largest Hispanic Population For 2022

  1. Williston
  2. Minot
  3. Dickinson
  4. Wahpeton
  5. Mandan
  6. Grand Forks
  7. Jamestown
  8. Valley City
  9. Fargo
  10. Devils Lake

What's the city in North Dakota with the largest hispanic/latino population? Williston took the number one over all spot for the largest Hispanic population in North Dakota for 2022.

Read on below to see how we crunched the numbers and how your town ranked.

To see where North Dakota ranked as a state on diversity, we have a ranking of the most diverse states in America.

And if you already knew these places were Hispanic, check out the best places to live in North Dakota or the safest places in North Dakota.

Overall SnackAbility

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Population: 27,812
% Hispanic/Latino: 10.66%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 2,964
Percent Change Since 2010: 826.25%
More on Williston: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Williston, ND

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
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Population: 47,834
% Hispanic/Latino: 6.48%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 3,099
Percent Change Since 2010: 161.08%
More on Minot: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Minot, ND

Overall SnackAbility

8
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Population: 22,880
% Hispanic/Latino: 6.28%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 1,437
Percent Change Since 2010: 291.55%
More on Dickinson: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Dickinson, ND

Overall SnackAbility

6
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Population: 7,772
% Hispanic/Latino: 4.89%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 380
Percent Change Since 2010: 206.45%
More on Wahpeton: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Wahpeton, ND

Overall SnackAbility

8
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Population: 22,482
% Hispanic/Latino: 4.39%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 988
Percent Change Since 2010: 295.2%
More on Mandan: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Mandan, ND

Overall SnackAbility

8
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Population: 56,588
% Hispanic/Latino: 4.36%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 2,468
Percent Change Since 2010: 73.44%
More on Grand Forks: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Grand Forks, ND

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Overall SnackAbility

6
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Population: 15,216
% Hispanic/Latino: 3.63%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 553
Percent Change Since 2010: 78.96%
More on Jamestown: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Jamestown, ND

Overall SnackAbility

8
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Population: 6,393
% Hispanic/Latino: 3.35%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 214
Percent Change Since 2010: 67.19%
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Valley City, ND

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Overall SnackAbility

8
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Population: 123,550
% Hispanic/Latino: 3.18%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 3,933
Percent Change Since 2010: 80.41%
More on Fargo: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Fargo, ND

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 7,302
% Hispanic/Latino: 2.74%
# Of Hispanic/Latino Residents: 200
Percent Change Since 2010: 227.87%
More on Devils Lake: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Devils Lake, ND

Methodology: How We Determined The Cities In North Dakota With The Largest Hispanic Population For 2022

We still believe in the accuracy of data -- especially from the census. So that's where we went to get the breakdown of race across North Dakota.

That lead us to the Census's most recently available data, the 2016-2020 American Community Survey data from the US Census.

Specifically, we looked at table B03002: Hispanic OR LATINO ORIGIN BY RACE. Here are the category names as defined by the Census:

  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White alone*
  • Black or African American alone*
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone*
  • Asian alone*
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone*
  • Some other race alone*
  • Two or more races*
* Not Hispanic or latino

Our particular column of interest here was the number of people who identified as Hispanic or Latino.

We limited our analysis to non-CDPs with a population greater than 6,000 people. That left us with 12 cities.

We then calculated the percent of residents that are Hispanic or Latino. The percentages ranked from 10.7% to 1.8%.

Finally, we ranked each city based on the percent of Hispanic or Latino population with a higher score being more Hispanic or Latino than a lower score. Williston took the distinction of being the most Hispanic or Latino, while West Fargo was the least Hispanic or Latino city. You can download the data here.

Read on for more information on how the cities in North Dakota ranked by population of Hispanic or Latino residents or, for a more general take on diversity in America, head over to our ranking of the most diverse cities in America.

Summary: Hispanic or Latino Populations Across North Dakota

If you're looking for a breakdown of Latino populations across North Dakota according to the most recent data, this is an accurate list.

If you're curious enough, here are the least Hispanic or Latino places in North Dakota:

  1. West Fargo
  2. Bismarck
  3. Devils Lake

For more North Dakota reading, check out:

Detailed List Of The Most Hispanic Cities In North Dakota

Rank City % Hispanic Population
1 Williston 10.66% 27,812
2 Minot 6.48% 47,834
3 Dickinson 6.28% 22,880
4 Wahpeton 4.89% 7,772
5 Mandan 4.39% 22,482
6 Grand Forks 4.36% 56,588
7 Jamestown 3.63% 15,216
8 Valley City 3.35% 6,393
9 Fargo 3.18% 123,550
10 Devils Lake 2.74% 7,302
11 Bismarck 2.41% 73,435
12 West Fargo 1.75% 36,406

How Is The Area In ?

Editor's Note: We updated this article for 2022. This is our ninth time ranking the cities in North Dakota with the largest Hispanic/Latino population.

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