Billings County, ND

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Population

983

5.02% growth

Poverty Rate

10.3%


Median Age

44.4


Median Household Income

$91,518

34.6% growth

Number of Employees

498

4.05% decline

Median Property Value

$185,300

10.8% growth

About

In 2017, Billings County, ND had a population of 983 people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $91,518. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Billings County, ND grew from 936 to 983, a 5.02% increase and its median household income grew from $67,969 to $91,518, a 34.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Billings County, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.4%), Two or More Races (Hispanic) (2.75%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.32%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.916%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.61%). N/A% of the people in Billings County, ND speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Billings County, ND is $185,300, and the homeownership rate is 73.8%. Most people in Billings County, ND commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Billings County, ND is 3 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 Billings County, ND employs 498 people. The largest industries in Billings County, ND are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (78 people), Construction (63 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (51 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($102,153), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($77,625), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($63,750).

Median household income in Billings County, ND is $91,518. Males in Billings County, 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 Billings County, ND (measured using the Gini index) is 0.431, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$91,518

2017 value

± $28,856

34.6%

1 Year Growth

± 34.1%

Households in Billings County, ND have a median annual income of $91,518, 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 $67,969 in 2016, which represents a 34.6% 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.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in North Dakota by number of full-time 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 Billings County, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9631

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Billings County, ND was Census Tract 9631 with a value of $91,518, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Billings County, ND (101 out of 983 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 75+, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 12 - 14.

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

    95 ± 42

  2. Native American

    6 ± 47

  3. Black

    0 ± 46

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Billings County, ND is White, followed by Native American and Black.

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

498

2017 Value

± 83

-4.05%

1 Year decline

± 24.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Billings County, ND declined at a rate of -4.05%, from 519 employees to 498 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Billings County, ND, are Management Occupations (114 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (65 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (61 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Billings County, ND.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Billings County, ND, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (114 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (65 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (61 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Billings County, ND has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.46 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.46 times), and Management Occupations (2.25 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Billings County, ND, by median earnings, are Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($101,250), Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($72,969), and Management Occupations ($54,167).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

498

2017 Value

± 83

-4.05%

1 Year decline

± 24.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Billings County, ND declined at a rate of -4.05%, from 519 employees to 498 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Billings County, ND, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (78 people), Construction (63 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (51 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Billings County, ND, though some of these residents may live in Billings County, 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 Billings County, ND, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (78 people), Construction (63 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (51 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Billings County, ND has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (19 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (13.2 times), and Wholesale Trade (2.99 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Billings County, ND, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($102,153), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($77,625), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($63,750).

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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

95.3% of the population of Billings County, ND has health coverage, with 47.1% on employee plans, 4.37% on Medicaid, 18.6% on Medicare, 25.2% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Billings County, ND see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 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

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Billings County, ND see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients).

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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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

4.68%

Uninsured

47.1%

Employer Coverage

4.37%

Medicaid

18.6%

Medicare

25.2%

Non-Group

0%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Billings County, ND declined by 45.9% from 8.65% to 4.68%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Billings County, 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%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Billings County, ND is home to a population of 983 people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.03% of Billings County, ND residents were born outside of the country (20 people).

In 2017, there were 34.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (928 people) in Billings County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27 Two or More Races (Hispanic) and 13 Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.7

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 14.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Billings County, ND was 44.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Billings County, ND are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Billings County, ND residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.03%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

20 people

1.71%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

16 people

As of 2017, 2.03% of Billings County, ND residents (20 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 Billings County, ND was 1.71%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of Billings County, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Billings County, ND was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Billings County, ND

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    928 ± 69

  2. Two or More Races (Hispanic)

    27 ± 33.2

  3. Some Other Race (Hispanic)

    13 ± 15

In 2017, there were 34.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (928 people) in Billings County, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27 Two or More Races (Hispanic) and 13 Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    9 ± 15

  2. Korea

    6 ± 13

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    0 ± 16

Billings County, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Billings County, ND was $185,300 in 2017, which is 0.807 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $167,200 to $185,300, a 10.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Billings County, ND is 73.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Billings County, ND have an average commute time of 23.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Billings County, ND is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$185,300

2017 Median

± $18,979

$167,200

2016 Median

± $21,601

In 2017, the median property value in Billings County, ND grew to to $185,300 from the previous year's value of $167,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Billings County, 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 Billings County, 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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$91,518

Median Household Income

± $28,856

401

Number of Households

± 61

In 2017, the median household income of the 401 households in Billings County, ND grew to $91,518 from the previous year's value of $67,969.

The following chart displays the households in Billings County, 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Billings County, ND distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Billings County, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

73.8%

2017 Homeownership

69.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.8% of the housing units in Billings County, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.1%.

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

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Commute Time

23.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Billings County, ND have a shorter commute time (23.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.21% of the workforce in Billings County, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    65.6%

  2. Worked At Home

    13.6%

  3. Walked

    9.69%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Billings County, ND was Drove Alone (65.6%), followed by those who Worked At Home (13.6%) and those who Walked (9.69%).

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

3 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Billings County, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Billings County, ND have 3 cars, followed by 5 cars.

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