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  The population of Ward county is estimated at 70,153. In 2017 there were 1,164 births and 480 deaths in Ward county. Ward county has 9,762 housing units that are owned with a mortgage or a loan, 6,158 that are owned free and clear and 9,109 that are renter occupied.

  The residents of Ward County filed 33,030 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 9.2% of all North Dakota filings and 0.022% of the entire nation. Ward had a combined total federal tax liability of $325,074,000 on earned income of $2,085,287,000. Other notable statistics from Ward County were 1,630 unemployment claims which collected a total of $9,247,000 and 4,270 charitable contributions valued at $23,506,000. 5,510 filings from Ward County paid a combined total of $17,790,000 in property taxes and 4,810 filings paid $39,938,000 on mortgage interest costs.

  In 2010 Ward county had 89 religious congregations with an estimated 32,697 members.

27.9% of the Ward population has a college level Bachelors degree or higher. 6.5% have less than a highschool diploma level education.

Approximately 38% of Ward County voted in the presidential election of 2016. This is an increase from the 2012 election by 1,630 votes.

At $62,932 the median income is 100.9% of the North Dakota average. An estimated 1,062 people claimed to be unemployed last year in Ward, the equivalant of around 3.2% of the county population. This represents a decrease in the level of unemployment from the previous year's value of 4.1%.

Top 15 Industries in Ward County.
Total # EmployedIndustry Job Type
5,634Retail trade
3,932Accommodation and food services
3,163Food services and drinking places
2,758Restaurants and other eating places
1,642Full-service restaurants
1,639Finance and insurance
1,621Wholesale trade
1,238Transportation and warehousing
1,106General merchandise stores
980Insurance carriers and related activities
893Limited-service restaurants
880Motor vehicle and parts dealers
769Traveler accommodation
763Professional, scientific, and technical services

In 2018 15.62% of listings in Ward County.

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