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  • North Dakota Population and
    Farm Numbers, 1890–2010

    North Dakota’s population peaked in 1930. The number of farms in North Dakota peaked in 1933 and has steadily declined since.

    YEAR
    ND POPULATION
    NUMBER OF ND FARMS
    1890
    190,983
    27,611
    1900
    319,146
    45,338
    1910
    577,056
    74,400
    1920
    646,872
    77,690
    1930
    680,845
    77,795
    1933
    674,000
    86,000
    1940
    641,935
    73,692
    1950
    619,636
    65,401
    1960
    632,446
    53,710
    1970
    617,792
    45,647
    1980
    652,717
    38,787
    1990
    638,800
    33,623
    2000
    642,200
    31,500
    2010*
    650,000
    31,500

    *Projected 2010 population

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