Dickinson, ND

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Population

22,309

1.47% growth

Poverty Rate

9.1%


Median Age

33.1


Median Household Income

$74,469

0.493% decline

Number of Employees

12,318

0.539% growth

Median Property Value

$227,800

1.33% growth

About

In 2017, Dickinson, ND had a population of 22.3k people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $74,469. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Dickinson, ND grew from 21,985 to 22,309, a 1.47% increase and its median household income declined from $74,838 to $74,469, a -0.493% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dickinson, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.7%), White (Hispanic) (4.15%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.48%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.35%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.61%). N/A% of the people in Dickinson, ND speak a non-English language, and 96.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dickinson, ND are Dickinson State University (312 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Dickinson, ND is $227,800, and the homeownership rate is 59.6%. Most people in Dickinson, ND commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Dickinson, ND is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Dickinson, ND employs 12.3k people. The largest industries in Dickinson, ND are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,602 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,452 people), and Retail Trade (1,384 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,273), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,042), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($73,024).

Median household income in Dickinson, ND is $74,469. Males in Dickinson, ND have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,424. The income inequality in Dickinson, ND (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$74,469

2017 value

± $5,626

-0.493%

1 Year Growth

± 10%

Households in Dickinson, ND have a median annual income of $74,469, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $74,838 in 2016, which represents a -0.493% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,998

Average Male Salary

± $3,148

$42,424

Average Female Salary

± $2,091

In 2017, full-time male employees in North Dakota made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $46,817 ± $1,967

  2. Two or More Races

    $38,540 ± $11,502

  3. American Indian

    $36,702 ± $8,076

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Dakota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dickinson, ND is from North Dakota.

0.431

2017 Wage GINI

0.445

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.431 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.1% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in North Dakota across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9634

  2. Census Tract 9638

  3. Census Tract 9635

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dickinson, ND was Census Tract 9634 with a value of $91,094, followed by Census Tract 9638 and Census Tract 9635, with respective values of $80,489 and $79,761.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dickinson, ND (1.97k out of 21.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,322 ± 254

  2. Hispanic

    257 ± 162

  3. Asian

    202 ± 158

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dickinson, ND is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

12.3k

2017 Value

± 807

0.539%

1 Year growth

± 9.13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dickinson, ND grew at a rate of 0.539%, from 12.3k employees to 12.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dickinson, ND, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,524 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,240 people), and Management Occupations (1,172 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dickinson, ND.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Dickinson, ND, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,524 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,240 people), and Management Occupations (1,172 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Dickinson, ND has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (2.07 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.85 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.68 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Dickinson, ND, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($74,821), Construction & Extraction Occupations ($74,728), and Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($73,460).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12.3k

2017 Value

± 807

0.539%

1 Year growth

± 9.13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dickinson, ND grew at a rate of 0.539%, from 12.3k employees to 12.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dickinson, ND, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,602 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,452 people), and Retail Trade (1,384 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dickinson, ND, though some of these residents may live in Dickinson, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Dickinson, ND, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1,602 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,452 people), and Retail Trade (1,384 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Dickinson, ND has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (24.1 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.68 times), and Utilities (2.05 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Dickinson, ND, by median earnings, are Utilities ($82,273), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,042), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($73,024).

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Domestic Trade

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. $43.9B

  2. $11.7B

  3. $11B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $43.9B, followed by Cereal grains ($11.7B) and Other ag prods. ($11B).

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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$118B

2020 Value

$123B

Projected 2045 Value

4.17% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Dakota trade was $118B. This is expected to increase 4.17% to $123B by 2045.

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. $13.1B

  2. $10B

  3. $8.77B

In 2015, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Minnesota with $13.1B, followed by Texas with $10B and Illinois and $8.77B.

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

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Health

90% of the population of Dickinson, ND has health coverage, with 62.9% on employee plans, 4.59% on Medicaid, 7.32% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 1.32% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Dickinson, ND see 1608 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.86% increase from the previous year (1519 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2400 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 726 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,608 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Stark County, ND see an average of 1,608 patients per year. This represents a 5.86% increase from the previous year (1,519 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,851

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,410

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,461

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Dakota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.97%, from $9,385 to $9,851.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.97%

Uninsured

62.9%

Employer Coverage

4.59%

Medicaid

7.32%

Medicare

14%

Non-Group

1.32%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dickinson, ND declined by 6.64% from 10.7% to 9.97%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 13% prevalence

  3. 12.7% prevalence

Rolette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota, at 14.5%.

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Diversity

Dickinson, ND is home to a population of 22.3k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.87% of Dickinson, ND residents were born outside of the country (864 people).

In 2017, there were 20.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.4k people) in Dickinson, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 926 White (Hispanic) and 554 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.9

31

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Dickinson, ND was 33.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 31. But people in Dickinson, ND are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Dickinson, ND residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.87%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

864 people

5.14%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.13k people

As of 2017, 3.87% of Dickinson, ND residents (864 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dickinson, ND was 5.14%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    3,426 ± 1,434 people

  2. Canada

    2,477 ± 1,220 people

  3. Philippines

    2,077 ± 1,117 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 3,426 North Dakota residents, followed by Canada with 2,477 and Philippines with 2,077.

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Citizenship

96.9%

2017 Citizenship

96.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.9% of Dickinson, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Dickinson, ND was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dickinson, ND

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    19.4k ± 241

  2. White (Hispanic)

    926 ± 259

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    554 ± 198

In 2017, there were 20.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.4k people) in Dickinson, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 926 White (Hispanic) and 554 Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    414 ± 174

  2. Vietnam

    272 ± 81

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    244 ± 137

Dickinson, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Dickinson, ND awarded 312 degrees. The student population of Dickinson, ND is skewed towards women, with 557 male students and 868 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dickinson, ND are White (249 and 85.6%), followed by Black or African American (12 and 4.12%), Two or More Races (11 and 3.78%), and Hispanic or Latino (10 and 3.44%).

The largest universities in Dickinson, ND by number of degrees awarded are Dickinson State University (312 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Dickinson, ND are General Business Administration & Management (54 and 17.3%), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (32 and 10.3%), and Accounting (29 and 9.29%).

The median tuition costs in Dickinson, ND are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,344 and $8,016 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 54 degrees awarded

  2. 32 degrees awarded

  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Dickinson, ND was General Business Administration & Management with 54 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

312 degrees awarded

$5,344

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Dickinson, ND institution with the largest number of graduating students was Dickinson State University with 312 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

104

Degrees Awarded to Men

208

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 104 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dickinson, ND, which is 0.5 times less than the 208 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Dickinson, ND by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    249 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    12 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    11 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Dickinson, ND were to White students. These 249 degrees mean that there were 20.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 12 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dickinson, ND was $227,800 in 2017, which is 0.992 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $224,800 to $227,800, a 1.33% increase. The homeownership rate in Dickinson, ND is 59.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Dickinson, ND have an average commute time of 16.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Dickinson, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$227,800

2017 Median

± $7,036

$224,800

2016 Median

± $6,555

In 2017, the median property value in Dickinson, ND grew to to $227,800 from the previous year's value of $224,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Dickinson, ND compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dickinson, ND the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$74,469

Median Household Income

± $5,626

8.93k

Number of Households

± 664

In 2017, the median household income of the 8.93k households in Dickinson, ND declined from $74,469 from the previous year's value of $74,838.

The following chart displays the households in Dickinson, 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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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Dickinson, ND distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dickinson, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

59.6%

2017 Homeownership

59.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.6% of the housing units in Dickinson, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Dickinson, ND compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

16.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dickinson, ND have a shorter commute time (16.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.44% of the workforce in Dickinson, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.5%

  2. Carpooled

    9.77%

  3. Walked

    3.37%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Dickinson, ND was Drove Alone (83.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.77%) and those who Walked (3.37%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Dickinson, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dickinson, ND have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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